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January 20, 2019
Area Wrestling: Flyers wrestle to 6th place
OSSEO—Gabe Nagel and Luke Venske both went 4-0 for the Little Falls Flyers who finished 1-3 and in sixth place Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Osseo Oriole Rumble. The Flyers beat Maple Grove 54-26 in pool play while losing to St. Cloud Tech/Apollo 37-34 and Rogers 40-36. Osseo defeated...
January 20, 2019 - 10:30pm
January 18, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Hirschey, Tigers down the Cardinals
STAPLES—Torry Hirschey pumped in 21 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers as they defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 62-47 in a non-conference matchup Thursday, Jan. 17. Izaiah DeMars tallied 14 points to lead the Cardinals. Louis Beckers knocked in 14 points and Nathaniel...
January 18, 2019 - 12:30am
January 16, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Pillager picks off S-M
STAPLES—Spencer Schaefer tallied 20 points as the Pillager Huskies defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 61-43 in a non-conference game Tuesday, Jan. 15. Sivert Klefsaas contributed 15 points for the Cardinals. Staples-Motley 24 19—43 Pillager 30 31—61...
January 16, 2019 - 2:30am
January 15, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Upsala downs Staples-Motley 52-43
UPSALA—Isaac Kronenberg paced the Staples-Motley Cardinals with 12 points in a 52-43 loss to the Upsala Cardinals in a non-conference game Monday, Jan. 14. It was the seventh-straight loss for Staples-Motley which is 1-9. STAPLES-MOTLEY Ben Olander 6, Max Strickland 2, Ryan...
January 15, 2019 - 12:30am
January 14, 2019
Girls Basketball: Cardinals D clamps down on Warriors
WILLMAR—Willmar's defense held the Brainerd Warriors to 7-of-37 shooting (18.9 percent) from the field to lead the Cardinals to a 62-29 Central Lakes Conference victory Saturday, Jan. 12 Lilly Horn's eight points led the Warriors, who were forced into 21 turnovers and outrebounded...
January 14, 2019 - 2:30am
Area Wrestling: Raiders wrestle to 2nd
PARKERS PRAIRIE—Class 1A's 12th-ranked Bertha-Hewitt/ /Parkers Prairie Raiders came away with a second-place team finish in the 11-team Parkers Prairie Tournament Saturday, Jan 12. Quinn Kern, Zavier Grefe and Craig Orlando each notched first-place finishes, while Hunter Dean...
January 14, 2019 - 12:30am
January 13, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: SM'a Allen registers fourth-straight double-double
Staples-Motley 52, Frazee 32 FRAZEE—Tabatha Allen registered her fourth-straight double-double as she recorded an 11 point, 12 rebound performance to lead the Staples-Motley Cardinals to a 52-32 Section 8-2A victory over Frazee, Saturday, Jan. 12 Jenna Dvorak grabbed 11 boards...
January 13, 2019 - 10:30pm
Area Male Athlete: S-M's Bjerga focused on mental toughness
Owen Bjerga isn't No. 1 so he's not celebrating anything just yet. The Staples-Motley Cardinals junior has plenty to celebrate, however, as he's...
January 13, 2019 - 10:00am
January 12, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Bueckers, Hirschey combine for 50 in PR-B win
RED LAKE—Louis Bueckers and Torry Hirschey tallied 25 points apiece for the Pine River-Backus Tigers who defeated the Red Lake Warriors 75-50 in a Northland Conference game Friday, Jan. 11. Brady Raph added 12 points for the Tigers, who trailed 31-29 at halftime before outscoring...
January 12, 2019 - 1:30am
January 11, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Rangers rock S-M
STAPLES—Karli Nixon and Shyanna Loiland each scored 17 points as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 71-44 in a Mid-State Conference matchup Thursday, Jan. 10. Lily Peterson recorded 12 points for the 6-4 Rangers and Tabatha Allen tallied 15 points...
January 11, 2019 - 2:30am
January 9, 2019
Area Girls Basketball: Gobblers soar past PL Patriots
AITKIN—Ramsey Moe scored 16 points as the Aitkin Gobblers defeated the Pequot Lakes Patriots 41-35 in a Mid-State Conference game Tuesday, Jan. 8. Sarah Curtiss and Lydia Fellerman each added nine points for the Gobblers in their seventh-straight win. Olivia Lane's 12 points...
January 9, 2019 - 2:30am
Area Boys Basketball: Pequot tops Cardinals
PEQUOT LAKES—Bode Magnuson tallied 13 points and Tyler Manley added 10 to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots past the Staples-Motley Cardinals 70-53 in a Mid-State Conference matchup Tuesday, Jan. 8. Sivert Klefsaas paced the Cards with 23 points and Max Strickland had 10. Staples-Motley...
January 9, 2019 - 1:30am
Area Wrestling: Cardinals pin loss on W-DC
WADENA—Staples-Motley's Dalton Wells posted a 45-second pin to help Staples-Motley register a 42-15 victory over Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 42-15 Tuesday, Jan. 8. Staples-Motley 42, Wadena-Deer Creek 15
January 9, 2019 - 12:30am
January 6, 2019
Area Wrestling: Rangers wrestle to 7th
OGILVIE—John Paul Fitzpatrick and Nate Williams each posted first-place finishes to lead the Crosby-Ironton Rangers to seventh place Saturday,...
January 6, 2019 - 10:00pm
January 5, 2019
Area Boys Basketball: Hornets, Cards both fall
Chisago Lakes 67, Lake Region 62 BAXTER—Eli Richter tallied 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Lake Region Christian School Hornets as they fell 67-62 in overtime to the Chisago Lakes Baptist Patriots in a Minnesota Association of Christian School's game Friday, Jan. 4. Jonas...
January 5, 2019 - 2:30am