MHS Track Teams Break Nine School Records
The MHS track and field teams broke nine school records – the boys toppled five and the girls toppled four– at the Scott Underwood Invitational held indoors at SDSU in Brookings on April 1. The Milbank boys placed third with 61 points, and the girls tied for sixth with... Read more
Aubrey Fraasch Named South Dakota Gymnastics Champion
Aubrey Fraasch was named the South Dakota USA Gymnastics Level 8 Beam Champion during the state competition in Box Elder on March 22. She also received runner-up honors for her floor exercise routine. Aubrey advances to the Region 4 meet in Bettendorf, Iowa, on April 13. In Bettendorf, she... Read more
Bulldogs Wrestlers Review 2023-2024 Season and Earn Awards
The Bulldogs wrestling team, led by head coach Josh Schmeichel paid homage to their 2023-2024 season by presenting year-end awards on Tuesday, March 12. Keaton Johnson and Lawson Novy shared the title of Rookie of the Year. About Keaton, Schmeichel said, “This young man got a taste of varsity... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Collect End-of-Season Awards
The Lady Bulldogs basketball teams celebrated the 2023-2024 season with their annual postseason awards event hosted by head coach Brian Pauli. The varsity girls earned a winning record at 12-10. The JV squad notched a nearly perfect 17-1 season, and the C team finished to the good at  8-6.... Read more
Bulldog Hoopsters Finish Season Strong
Logan Diede, head coach of the Bulldogs basketball team, said the 2023-2024 season was a memorable one. “Yes, we had another winning season and accumulated a lot of wins – finishing 17-6– but there was also so much growth from start to finish. This season was one that included... Read more
Mertens and Schulte Selected for NEC All-Conference Team
Bulldogs Garrett Mertens and Joe Schulte, both seniors at MHS, were named to the 2024 NEC All-Conference basketball second team. It is the second consecutive year that Mertens and Schulte appeared on the list. Logan Diede, head coach for Milbank, commented, “Really proud of Joe and Garrett for being... Read more
Anderson and Berry Make 2024 All-Conference Team
Lady Bulldogs Isabella Anderson and Tyra Berry, both juniors, were named to the Northeast Conference All-Conference girls basketball team for 2024. Krista Langager of Sisseton was named the 2024 NEC Player of the Year. ‌First Team:Krista Langager (JR) – SissetonAddison Neuendorf (SOPH) HamlinAva Hanson (JR) RoncalliKate Rozell (SR) RedfieldHannah... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Celebrate at Year-End Awards Banquet
Milbank Area gymnasts were honored for their accomplishments during the 2023-2024 season at an awards banquet held on Tuesday, February 27. Major M letterwinners were: seventh graders Jada Leigh Wellnitz and Aria Prasnicki, eighth grader Raina Untalan; ninth graders Macyn Dunnihoo and Madilyn Sletten; and 11th graders Hannah Brown... Read more
Bulldog Garrett Mertens Sinks 1000th Point
Garrett Mertens, along with his hometown fans and visitors, watched as the 1000th point of his high school career rolled in the bucket. Garrett accomplished the milestone in the final minutes, of the final quarter, of the final basketball game he played as a senior Bulldog in the Milbank... Read more
Bulldogs Punch Their Ticket to SoDak 16
Milbank took down Tiospa Zina 59-50 on Friday, March 1, to punch their ticket to the SoDak 16. But Tiospa Zina was no slouch. The Bulldogs had squeaked out a 57-55 victory against the Wambdi just seven days before on February 23, and Tiospa Zina arrived at the Milbank... Read more