Coach Dahl Previews Tennis Season
The MHS tennis team starts it’s 2018 season led by Nathan Loutsch, Keaton Hagen, and Ethan Bohn – all juniors. All three have varsity experience from last season, and Ethan and Nathan competed in the 2017 state tournament. “Sophomore Marcos Basilio played at No. 4 singles and No. 2... Read more
Girls Tennis Serves Up Awards
The MHS girls tennis team held its awards potluck Tuesday, October 17, at the high school. Jodi DeVaal, the lone senior on the team, was presented with the Senior Award. She was active in the tennis program six years, the team captain this year, and scored 10 points at... Read more
Rain Dampens State Tennis Tournament
Rain created an extra challenge for the 2017 South Dakota High School Girls State Tennis Tournament in Sioux Falls from Thursday, October 5, through Saturday, October 7. According to Milbank Head Tennis Coach Jim Dahl, the rain Thursday and Friday forced play indoors. “The schedule had to be pushed... Read more
Girls Tennis Team Heads to State Tourney
The MHS girls tennis season culminates at the 2017 StateTennis Tournament. The tournament takes place Thursday, October 5, through Saturday, October 7, in Sioux Falls. Senior Jodi DeVaal has a 3-14 record and plays at the No. 1 singles position. She teams up with freshman Halli Essington at No.... Read more
Milbank Netters Close Out Regular Season
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team ended their regular season with a 5-2 loss to Benson, Minnesota, September 28, on the road. “With the exception of Halli Essington and Hattie Muellenbach, Benson proved to be too strong for us this year,” stated Bulldog Head Tennis Coach Jim Dahl. Essington and... Read more
Lady Bulldogs See Net Loss to Roncalli
The Milbank girls tennis team tangled with Aberdeen Roncalli on September 26, at Cantine Courts in Milbank. The Lady Bulldogs were defeated 7-2. “Going into this match, we felt we could take two of the three doubles matches,” said Milbank Head Coach Jim Dahl. “But Roncalli stood more consistent... Read more
Milbank Girls Tennis Team Face Solid Teams at Brookings Triangular
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team faced two solid opponents during a triangular meet in Brookings on September 23. Milbank fell 6-3 to Brookings, and 9-0 to Yankton. Rhianna Welberg was the only double winner in the Brookings match. She won the No. 4 singles match and teamed up with... Read more
Bulldog Netters Leave It All on the Court
The Milbank Lady Bulldog tennis team faced Aberdeen Central Tuesday, September 19, at Cantine Courts in Milbank. The Bulldogs fell 9-0. “I was very pleased with the way the team battled,” stated Bulldog Head Tennis Coach Jim Dahl. “We were very competitive and deserved better fates in some of... Read more
Lady Bulldog Netters Gain Positive Experience on the Court
The Milbank Lady Bulldog tennis team spent a lot of time on the court and came away with positive gains following the Brandon Valley Invitational Friday and Saturday, September 8-9. The locals sit with a 4-8 season record following the event. “This was a very good mid-season experience for... Read more
Milbank Netters Compete With Top Watertown Team
The Milbank Bulldog girls tennis team battled a solid Watertown Arrow team and dropped 9-0 in the match Tuesday, September 5, at Cantine Courts. The Lady Bulldogs fell to 2-5 on the season with the loss. “I was pleased with the way our girls battled and carried out our... Read more