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November 12, 2018
Girls Swimming and Diving: Flyers' Josephson qualifies for Class 1A state meet
SARTELL—Little Falls' Rachel Josephson tied for third place in the 50-yard freestyle to earn herself a trip to state as the Flyers finished eighth and the Staples-Motley Cardinals 11th in the Section 6-1A meet Saturday, Nov. 10. Josephson's 24.93 swim tied her with Sartell's...
November 12, 2018 - 12:30am
November 5, 2018
State Cross-Country: Anderson finished third, Cards grab 2 top 10s
For the first 2 miles, Emmet Anderson was there. Mile 3, however, belonged to Geno Uhrbom of Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin, who captured the...
November 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 2, 2018
State Cross-Country Running: Gamble pays off for state-bound Staples-Motley Cardinals
State meet What: Class 1A state cross-country meet When: Class 1A boys 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3; Class 1A girls 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 Where:...
November 2, 2018 - 11:00pm
November 1, 2018
A silent legacy in athletics: Kim Riewer was a mom and fan to all
The spring of 2015 was a good time to be a Riewer. The youngest of four siblings, Jordan Riewer, was leading the Minnesota State University Moorhead...
November 1, 2018 - 7:00am
October 26, 2018
Girls Swimming and Diving: Cards swim to 4th in Mid-State
PARK RAPIDS—Staples-Motley's Lili Schneider had a third-place 2:11.93 to earn Mid-State conference honorable mention and lead the Cardinals to fourth place in the Friday, Oct. 26 Mid-State Conference meet. Schneider also posted a third in the 100 breaststroke and another all-conference...
October 26, 2018 - 11:00pm
Area Volleyball: Pequot Lakes shuts out C-I in South Subsection 8-2A
PEQUOT LAKES—Kate Bolz-Andolshek knocked down 11 kills and Rita Ganley totaled 18 set assists as No. 2-seeded Pequot Lakes defeated No. 7 Crosby-Ironton 3-0 in the South Subsection 8-2A quarterfinals Thursday, Oct. 25. Britt Kratochvil posted 10 digs for the Patriots who defeated...
October 26, 2018 - 1:30am
Area Cross-Country: Cardinals boys and girls advance to state
NEW LONDON—Emmet Anderson and Kira Sweeney each won individual titles and Staples-Motley Cardinal boys and girls teams advanced to state following the Section 6-1A championships Thursday, Oct. 25. Anderson, ranked fifth in 1A, ran a time of 15:53.6 to take the top spot for the...
October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
October 24, 2018
High School Football: Patriots outscore Park Rapids in Section 8-3A opening round
PEQUOT LAKES—Pequot Lakes' Cale Wolf passed for 163 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as the No. 4-seeded Patriots defeated the No. 5 Park Rapids Panthers 19-14 in the Section 8-3A opening round Tuesday, Oct. 23. Bode Magnuson caught an 85-yard touchdown pass from...
October 24, 2018 - 9:43am
October 23, 2018
High School Football: Top-seeded Pillager advances to 6-2A semifinals
PILLAGER—Jack Bentson ran for a pair of touchdowns leading the top-seeded Pillager Huskies to a 26-6 win over the No. 8 Staples-Motley Cardinals in the Section 6-2A quarterfinals Tuesday, Oct. 23. Bentson's 1-yard blast in the opening quarter and a 16-yard run by Tucker Peterson...
October 23, 2018 - 9:49pm
Area Girls Swimming and Diving: Schneider paces Cardinals in final regular-season meet
STAPLES—Lili Schneider won two individual events as the Staples-Motley Cardinals lost to Perham/New York Mills 109-56 in the final meet of the regular season Monday, Oct. 22. Schneider paced the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke. She also swam for the second-place 200 free...
October 23, 2018 - 3:30pm
October 19, 2018
Area Volleyball: Verndale's Molly Brownlow reaches 1,000 digs
UNDERWOOD—Senior libero Molly Brownlow recorded her 1,000th career dig and finished with 53 digs for the Verndale Pirates, who went 2-2 at the Underwood Tournament Thursday, Oct. 18. The Pirates won their first two matches defeating both Wheaton and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg...
October 19, 2018 - 2:00am
Area Football: Pierz, Verndale top seeds for playoffs
Following his team's 66-0 blowout of Rockford, Wednesday, Oct. 17, Pierz Pioneers head coach Leo Pohlkamp told his players to get ready for Tuesday, Oct. 23. Pohlkamp and the Pioneers were fully expecting to play a Section 6-3A quarterfinal game. Instead, Class 3A's top-ranked and...
October 19, 2018 - 1:30am
October 18, 2018
Area Football: Pillager rushes past Cardinals
PILLAGER—It took two possessions and then it was all Pillager. After the Huskies initial drive stalled at the Staples-Motley Cardinals 45,...
October 18, 2018 - 1:00am
October 16, 2018
Area Cross-Country: W-DC's Loer, Motschenbacher runners-up, Wolverine teams second
WADENA—Bereket Loer and Abby Motschenbacher of Wadena-Deer Creek were runners-up in the Park Region Conference Meet where Wolverine boys and girls teams finished second Tuesday, Oct. 16. Loer finished second in the boys race with a 17:32.9 run followed closely by teammate Lucas...
October 16, 2018 - 11:15pm
October 15, 2018
Area Girls Tennis: W-DC's Hinojos finishes 4th in Section 8-1A singles
FARGO—Wadena-Deer Creek's Grace Hinojos won two matches and finished fourth in singles in the Section 8-1A individual tournament at Courts Plus Saturday, Oct. 13. Hinojos lost to Hayden Winjum of Crookston in the semifinals before losing to Jodi Ostroski of Roseau in the third-place...
October 15, 2018 - 9:00pm