Swimmers Find Sweet Success at Candy Cane Invitational
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team plunged into the water against some heavy competition at the Candy Cane Invitational in Watertown on December 2. Maddox Hanson in the 200 breastroke, and Jessica VanPeursem in the 400IM took home first place finishes. Coach Jodi Street said, “We put in a... Read more
Winter Swim Season Kicks Off in Brookings
Milbank swimmers kicked off their winter competition at the Brookings Invitational at Brookings High School on November 10, and November 11. Coach Jodi Street said, “This was a good meet to see where we are starting off our season at. I was impressed with some of our swims and... Read more
MALST Awards Banquet Wraps Up Season
The Milbank Area SeaLions Swim Team officially wrapped up their season on Sunday, August 19, with their season-end awards banquet. The Team Choice Award went to Will Karels. This is the only award that is voted on by the MALST swimmers and not the coaches. The Big Brother/Big Sister... Read more
MALST Swimmers Bring Home Spirit Award
Who’s got the spirit? Clearly it’s the swim team! The team won the 2018 Wayne Stillson Team Spirit trophy at the Seasonal Championship Meet held in Webster from August 3-5. This was the first year the championship has been held in a short course pool, and the first time... Read more
Swimmers Finish Strong in Aberdeen Over Weekend
Two Milbank swimmers, Hallie Schulte and Autumn Fox, participated in the Aberdeen High Point meet this past weekend against tough competition from SD, MN and ND. Teams from Fargo and Minneapolis areas competed. “The girls worked hard and I am proud of their efforts against these teams that we... Read more
MALST Swimmers Have Great Success in Brookings
MALST competed in the first long course meet of the season at Brookings High Point Meet, June 8-10. “They had some rainy conditions on day two but the swimmers handled it well and ended the meet with great success,” stated head coach Jodi Street. Maurina Street was the top... Read more
MALST Swimmers Break Records in Watertown
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team dove into their summer season at the Watertown Invitational on Saturday, June 2. Eighteen new MALST records were set, 21 swimmers brought home first-place finishes, and nine swimmers qualified for a state event. Elijah Fraasch broke Alex Defea’s 2007 records in the 50-meter freestyle... Read more
MALST Brings Home Medals from State Championship
Four MALST swimmers, Elijah Fraasch, William Karels, Savanna Osowski, and Amaya Street attended their first short-course winter state championship. The meet was held March 2 and March 3 in Pierre. Coach Jodi Street said, “We had a great season and participating at this level was a great way for... Read more
Karels and Street Excel at Watertown Swim Meet
William Karels and Amaya Street earned personal best and state qualifying times at the Watertown Qualifying Swim Meet February 17-18. According to their coach, Jodi Street. “Both swimmers also had a significant time cut in an event they hadn’t competed in since December.” The two-day meet was their final... Read more
MALST Swimmers Excel at Watertown Meet
Four members of the Milbank Area Lions Swim Team excelled during the Watertown Optimist High Point Meet Saturday and Sunday, January 13-14. High point medals were awarded to the top eight swimmers in each age group. Amaya Street captured first place high point in the girls 13-14 age group... Read more