Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team Corrals Hamlin
It was a wild day on the courts on Thursday, September 20. MHS students donned western wear to cheer on the Milbank Volleyball Team when they hosted the Hamlin Chargers. But, the Lady Bulldogs were not there to horse around. They gunned down the Chargers in four sets at... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Fight Tough Match against Arlington
The MHS girls’ volleyball team hosted Arlington on Tuesday, September 11. The Lady Bulldogs posted a 93 percent success rate for serving, but it still wasn’t enough to defeat the Cardinals. They lost in three at 22-25, 14-25, and 18-25. Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “Arlington has a very sound,... Read more
Lady Bulldogs VB Team Takes Fourth Place in Montevideo
On Saturday, September 8, the Lady Bulldogs volleyball team loaded the bus early to travel to Montevideo, Minnesota. Milbank first played Wabasso, Minnesota, and they proved to be a tough rival. “Wabasso had a really great hitter. We couldn’t stop her; she scored a lot of points. We had... Read more
Milbank Triumphs Over Sisseton
The MHS girls’ volleyball team faced Sisseton on Thursday, September 6, in Milbank. The Lady Bulldogs won all three sets at 25-18, 25-18, and 25-13. Senior Gabbi Cummins led Milbank with 14 kills and 16 attacks. Junior Jacey Engebretson contributed 11 kills and 17 assists. Senior Katie Wollschlager added... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Host Nine-Team Volleyball Tourney
The Lady Bulldogs hosted a nine-team volleyball tournament on Saturday, August 25. Senior Katie Wollschlager led the team in digs, racking up 17 in the three sets against the Cossacks. Bulldog Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “All of the teams seemed to be pretty evenly matched as many of the... Read more
Milbank Volleyball Team Gets Set for a New Season
They’re set and getting ready to claim the court! The Milbank High School Girls’ Volleyball team is deep into their summer practice and finding their groove. Seven seniors return to the team. Coach Nancy Hoeke says, “We have five players with quite a bit of varsity experience, so that’s... Read more
Summer Volleyball Camp Features Former SD Stars
The 2018 Elite Alliance Summer Volleyball Camp in Watertown features Tiara Gibson, Marcelina (Glab) Gilbertson, Haley Smith, and Rayleigh Petersen. Gibson and Gilbertson are considered two of the best volleyball players to come out of South Dakota. Tiara Gibson is a middle hitter who played two years for the... Read more
Rick and Engebretson Named All-Conference
MHS volleyball players Molly Rick and Jaecy Engebretson were named to the Northeast Conference All-Conference team after the conclusion of the 2017 season. Rick is a senior outside and middle hitter for the Lady Bulldogs. She is the daughter of Chris and Jolene Rick. Engebretson is a sophomore setter... Read more
Volleyball Team Receives Season-End Awards
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team received season-end awards on Monday, November 13. Senior Molly Rick was named the Most Valuable Player and Hardest Worker. She was a team captain and kill leader. She ranked the highest with 351 kills at 17 percent, and had the highest serving percentage at... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Fight to the End
The Lady Bulldogs put up a good fight but could not secure a victory. They fell 3-1 to the Groton Area Tigers in semi-final action of the Region 1A high school volleyball tournament Thursday, November 2, in Groton. “The match was intense and exciting most of the way through,”... Read more