French and Schneck Get Victories at Watertown Dual
The Bulldog varsity grapplers took on the Watertown Arrows on Thursday, January 20. Milbank took the loss at 12-61. Bulldogs Joseph French and Barrett Schneck each brought home a victory for Milbank. At 106 lbs. — Owen Fischer was defeated by Leo Stroup in a 1-9 Major DecisionAt 113 lbs. — ... Read more
MALST Wins Six Third-Place Awards in Watertown
Six members of the Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) attended the 2022 Optimist High Point Meet in Watertown on January 15-16. It was the first meet of their winter season. All MALST swimmers cracked the top-six list in at least one event. They also collected six third-place awards. TyLynn Wellnitz and... Read more
MHS Debaters Rebut Snowstorm to Take Fourth and Fifth
The Milbank debate teams of Shane Spiering and Qualon Grant and Rylen Frerichs and Max Schuelke successfully ended the crypto resolution season at the Lincoln Silver Bowl on Saturday, January 15. MHS Coach Kathy Tyler said, “The snowstorm forced the tournament to go online, which reduced the number of participants and... Read more
Bulldog Cagers Overpowered by Mustangs
The Bulldogs traveled to Summit to take on the Waubay-Summit Mustangs in hoops on Tuesday, January 18. The Bulldogs took the loss at 44-65. MHS Coach Logan Diede said, “We did a good job right out of the gate and executed our game plan efficiently. I’m very proud of that.” Milbank held a 14-13 lead... Read more
Gingerich and Tschetter Siblings to Play in All-State Orchestra
Violinists Krista Gingerich and Joseph and Traci Tschetter have been selected as members of the 2022 South Dakota Middle School All-State Orchestra. The event will take place February 18-19 in Rapid City.Musicians were selected based on a recorded audition. Of the 140 submissions, 80 students were chosen to participate.   The Milbank students’ parents include A.J. and Susan Gingerich and  Ryan and... Read more
Joe Breske Retires From Valley Queen
Joe Breske is retiring from Valley Queen after a 17-year career there. Breske and his wife, Cheryl, moved to Milbank in 2004, when he became Valley Queen’s whey plant manager. During the course of his employment, he transitioned to the role of whey technologist. Over the years, Joe experienced a myriad of changes within the company —... Read more
Milbank High School Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll
The Milbank High School has issued the second quarter honor rolls forthe 2021-22 school year. Students named to the list include: PERFECTION 4.0 FRESHMEN:Jacob Erickson, Joseph French, Katie Kruger, Mason Meister, Ella Sandvig,Claire Snaza, Jessel Stengel, Gemma Street, Siera Wenzl. SOPHOMORES:James Batchelor, Aubrey Fraasch, Trey Gloe, Jayden Johnson,Kaitlyn Krause,... Read more
Milbank Middle School Releases Second Quarter Honor Roll
The Milbank Middle School has announced the second quarter honor rolls for the 2021-22 school year.Students named to the list are as follows: Grade 8Distinction 3.800 or higher GPAEsteban AbregoAshlynn BatchelorJonathan DeBoerJacy DexterOlivia FoellCarter GloeKalli GrongJack HowardJocelyn KettwigNycole KorstjensPaige KorstjensCarter LiebeEvy LiebeAnna NeugebauerKrista NiesYanderyn OlivaresLayten OsowskiElexia QuintanillaMacey SchaferCamryn SovellKeira... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Race to Victory Against the Mustangs
The Lady Bulldogs defied a windchill factor of 28 degrees below zero to travel to Summit on January 18. Milbank faced the Waubay-Summit Mustangs and drove away with the glow of a 59-25 victory to keep them warm all the way home. Coach Brian Pauli said, “The beginning of... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Overcome Diversity of Challenges to Win Top Places
Varsity Amber Fraasch, head coach of the MHS gymnastics team says, “Unfortunately, the team is still battling illness and injury. Aubrey Fraasch and Gemma Street were the only gymnasts able to attend the dual meet on January 10 at Hendricks (Minnesota). “Fortunately,” she says, “they both had a great... Read more