Volleyball Triumphs Over Tiospa Zina
The Milbank girls volleyball team went on the road to Tiospa Zina to play the final game of their regular season on October 23. The Lady Bulldogs team defeated the Wambdi in three sets at: 25-11, 25-23, and 25-16. MHS Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “We were able to get... Read more
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
Tigers Bite Bulldogs in Volleyball
The Lady Bulldogs played the final home match of their regular volleyball season on Friday, October 19. Their opponent, Groton, came to play and played to win. The Tigers defeated Milbank in three of four sets; 25-22, 17-25, 16-25, 24-26. Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “The first set we got... Read more
Bulldogs Lose Final Game to Tri-Valley
The Bulldogs faced the 0-8 Tri-Valley Mustangs on October 18 on the football field in Colton. Each team was looking to end their regular season on a winning note. Both squads put two touchdowns on the board before the end of the first quarter. Milbank’s first was a two-yard... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Lose to Waverly-South Shore
The Milbank Volleyball team traveled to Waverly on October 16, to take on the Waverly-South Shore Lady Coyotes. The Lady Bulldogs took the loss in four. “In the first set, we found WSS’s weaknesses – defensive passing. They seemed to struggle with our hits. We earned 17 of our... Read more
MHS Football Win Brings NEC Record to 4-0
The Bulldogs headed to Sisseton to take on their fourth and final gridiron opponent in the Northeastern Conference on Friday, October 12. Milbank had obliterated three conference rivals – Redfield/Doland, Roncalli, and Groton – and were looking for their last win to clinch the title of NEC champs. Both... Read more
Cross Country Teams Get Cold Feet but Win at Region
The Bulldog cross country teams competed in the Region 1A meet in Webster on Thursday, October 11. Webster had received a blast of early October snow the day before and it blanketed the town and the course. Coach Eric Townsend said, “Both our teams battled crazy conditions as the... Read more
Volleyball Bounces Back Against Britton-Hecla
The Milbank Volleyball team won three out of four sets on Thursday, October 11, when Britton-Hecla came to visit. Set scores were 25-12, 25-15, 22-25, and 25-13. Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “In three of the sets we played pretty well and controlled those sets. Britton-Hecla wasn’t pushing us too... Read more
Bulldog Volleyball Falls Short Against Madison
Tuesday, October 9 saw the Lady Bulldog volleyball team return home after a string of on-the-road games to take on the “other” Bulldogs from Madison. After winning two and losing two, 22-25, 27-25, 22-25 and 25-20, the Milbank girls team would end up losing in a close fourth tie-breaker... Read more
First Time Both Cross Country Teams Win NEC Titles Since 1997
The MHS cross country teams ran away with both first place titles at the Northeast Conference Meet in Webster on October 4. Coach Eric Townsend said, “The boys’ team was crowned NEC champs for the first time since 2011. The girls’ team won the NEC title for the third... Read more