Cagers Play Battle of the Bulldogs
The Milbank Area Bulldogs wrapped up their regular season with a 71-49 loss to the Madison Bulldogs. The traditional Battle of the Bulldogs was played Friday, February 23, on the road. Milbank trailed by just two points at 14-12 after one quarter of play. Things dramatically took a turn... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Shot Down by Pheasants
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs ended their season with a 59-41 loss to Redfield-Doland in the Region 1A semi-finals. The game was held on the Pheasants’ home court on Thursday, February 22. “Redfield’s size and athleticism really caused us issues with our offense,” stated Milbank Lady Bulldogs Head Coach Brian... 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
Five Bulldog Grapplers Punch Ticket to State
Five Bulldog grapplers punched their ticket to the state Class A wrestling tournament slated for Friday and Saturday, February 23 and 24, at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. Representing Milbank are Eli Fischer, Barrett Schneck, Kaden Krause, Alec Bien, and Tanner Kettwig. “I am happy and... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Advance to Region Semi-Finals
The Lady Bulldogs defeated Webster Area 64-44 in the opening round of the Region 1A basketball tournament Tuesday, February 20, at the Milbank Armory. The Bulldogs advance to semi-final action, and take on Redfield-Doland Thursday, February 22, on the road. The winner advances to the Sweet 16 tournament. “I... Read more
Seven Wrestlers Place at Huron Invitational
Seven grapplers from Milbank High School brought home a top six finish at the Huron Invitational wrestling meet February 10. “The guys are wrestling above their seed,” stated head coach for the Bulldogs, Jeremy Tostenson. “We need to keep that going this week in the Region 3A meet.” Sparking... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Win Two in a Row
The Lady Bulldogs chalked up two solid wins last week at home. Milbank Area defeated Northeast Conference opponent, Britton-Hecla, 69-34 on February 9, and followed that victory with another win at 50-38 in a game with Chamberlain on February 10. Milbank 69, Britton-Hecla 34 “I thought we played aggressive... Read more
Weinkauf Places at State Gymnastics Meet
MHS junior Mackenzie Weinkauf placed 15th in the individual competition of the State Class A gymnastics meet in Watertown Saturday, February 10. She scored an 8.950. Milbank earned a fifth place finish in the team competition Friday, February 9. All three seniors on the team sustained injuries this season.... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Fifth at State Gymnastics Meet
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs captured fifth place during the team competition of the State Class A gymnastics meet Friday, February 9, at the Watertown Civic Arena. The locals wrapped up the day with 128.8.80 points. Deuel broke a four-year state title run by Madison by outscoring them by over... Read more
Fraasch and Karels Qualify for State
Elijah Fraasch and Will Karels, members of the Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST), swam state qualifying times at the Brookings Last Chance Swim Meet. The meet was held February 3 and February 4, at the Brookings High School. MALST Head Coach Jodi Street says, “The team added two... Read more