Lady Bulldog Netters Celebrate 2018 Season
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team held their end-of-season potluck awards dinner on October 16. The 2018 team set a new school record of 11 match wins in the regular season and will commemorate it with a plaque in the MHS lobby trophy case. Halli Essington won the Gamer-Matchmaker Award... Read more
Essington Wins Singles Consolation Title – Team Brings Home 15th Place
The Lady Bulldog Tennis Team competed in the 2018 South Dakota State Tennis Tournament in Rapid City on October 3, 4, and 5. After rescheduling due to inclement weather, the team fought through three chilly days to bring home 15th place. Halli Essington also brought home the No. 1... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Tennis Sets Record for Wins in a Season
The Milbank Girls Tennis Team traveled to play in the Brookings Triangular on Saturday, September 22. “There was an extra incentive for players to win this match – to set a new school record. They came through with flying colors!” said MHS Coach Jim Dahl. No team in the... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Tie School Record at 500
“Ten dual wins may not mean much to some programs in the state, but it ties our school record,” said MHS Girls Tennis Coach Jim Dahl. The 2018 Lady Bulldogs team tied the record Tuesday, September 18. Milbank hosted both Lennox and Roncalli teams. In the first match, Milbank... Read more
Lady Netters Add Two Dual Wins to Season Record
The Milbank Area Girls’ Tennis team traveled to Aberdeen on Saturday, September 15, for a three-match invitational. The Lady Bulldogs left with with two wins and one loss. Coach Jim Dahl said, “Our players were on the courts from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 till 8:30 p.m., thus... Read more
Girls’ Tennis Nets Three Wins at Brandon Valley
The MHS girls’ tennis team stretched their stamina in Brandon Valley on Friday, September 7, and and Saturday, September 8. According to Coach Jim Dahl, “Having six duals in two days is a very good conditioner for our team. It is beneficial to have this format with only a... Read more
Tennis Team Falls to Arrows
The Milbank girls’ tennis team traveled to Watertown on Tuesday, September 4. It proved to be a tough day for the Lady Bulldogs on the court. They yielded to the Arrow team on all six singles matches. Coach Jim Dahl said, “Watertown has a very solid lineup. We thought... Read more
MHS Tennis Team Suffers Losses to Aberdeen
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team traveled to Aberdeen on August 28, to take on two Aberdeen schools. “It was tough going…they have solid players throughout their entire lineup. They outplayed us today with greater consistency along with decent pace, and placed the ball in uncomfortable (for us) spots on... Read more
Rain Delay Causes Late Night Tennis for Lady Bulldogs
It was a late night for the Milbank girls’ tennis team on Friday, August 24. Rain delayed play for two hours. The Lady Bulldogs took to the courts against Marshall, Minnesota at 5 p.m. and left the courts at about 10 p.m. after defeating both Marshall and LQPV/DB. “It’s... Read more
MHS Tennis Season Begins With Hard Work
All Out! All Match! All Season! Hard work will beat talent, when talent does not work hard is the motto of the 2018 Lady Bulldogs Tennis Team. Coach Jim Dahl is optimistic about the weeks ahead. “I’m very excited about the progress of the players as we move through... Read more