Cross Country Coach for the Milbank Bulldogs, Eric Townsend, reminds runners August 15, is the start of the 2019 season. Boys and girls planning to participate must complete their physicals or physical updates by August 15. He encourages runners to continue or start running independently before official practice begins, and to mark these important calendar dates:
Thursday, August 8 at 5 p.m. – Senior banner photos for all senior athletes.
7 p.m. – Mandatory parent and athlete meeting at the high school. (Required to begin practice.)
Thursday, August 15 at 8 a.m. – First practice at the high school.
Friday and Saturday August 16-17 – Team retreat at Camp NeSoDak. (Depart Friday at 8:30 a.m. Return Saturday at 11 a.m.)
Monday, August 19 – 8 a.m. – Team photos. Practice to follow at the high school.
Tuesday, August 20 at 8 a.m. – Practice at the high school.
Wednesday, August 21 – First day of school. Regular practice time – 3:30 p.m.