Staples-Motley Community Education tennis camp this summer. At the end of the camp, students are allowed to test their skills on water balloons. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Action from the mud volleyball tournament at the Motley Fairgrounds during June Fest. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
The Motley June Fest fun run had a huge turnout of participants to run the one mile race and four mile run/walk. All the participants had a welcoming crew to bring them into the finish line which led to some fantastic finishes. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)  
Two Staples-Motley golfers played at the state tournament on June 14-15, at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan. Mallory Uselman finished in 60th place in the Class AA girls meet and Carter White was 23rd in the boys Class AA boys meet. This was the first state appearance for Uselman and the second...
Ashley Robben avoids a fallen competitor after getting the baton for the final leg of the 4x800 meter relay. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls 4x800 meter relay team placed fifth at the Minnesota State Track and Field meet, June 9-10 at St. Michael-Albertville High School. The Cardinals ran their fastest time of the year, nine seconds faster than their section race. They finished ahead of Park Rapids, who had...
Carter White tees off on a par three hole at the Section 6AA tournament. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
Carter White placed fifth at the Section 6AA golf tournament to qualify for the state meet. The section meet was at Blackberry Ridge Golf Club June 6-7. In the team competition, the Cardinals were tied for third on the first day, qualifying them to advance as a team to day two. One of the team’s...
Mallory Uselman finished in seventh place at the Section 6AA golf tournament to qualify for the state golf meet. Uselman was in ninth place with a score of 90 after day one and needed to move up in the standings for a chance to go to state. Despite starting day two with a quadruple bogey, Uselman...
shley Robben crosses the finish line in first place, then gets mobbed by her teammates Aften Robinson, Kyanna Burton and Audrey Brownell for carrying them to the state meet. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls will send a relay team and three individuals to the state meet. The girls state-bound athletes are Nathalie Hahne in the 100, Aften Robinson in the 400, Kyanna Burton in the 3,200 and the 4x800 relay team of Robinson, Burton, Audrey Brownell and Ashley Robben. The girls...
Hunter Miller clears six feet, one inch, to qualify for state.
Remington Converse won the 100 and 200 meter dashes, while Hunter Miller placed first in the high jump at the Section 6A track and field meet June 2 at Pelican Rapids. The Staples-Motley boys finished fourth as a team. Converse was the top seed for both the 100 and 200 and came through with his...
The Staples-Motley track and field teams are both advancing more than a dozen athletes to the section meet, after competing in their subsection on May 26. The top 6 individuals and top 3 relays will advance, plus the next two fastest times between the three subsections. One notable absence for the...


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