Milbank Cross Country Runners Receive Awards
To celebrate the success of their 2022 season, the MHS cross-country teams presented their end-of-the season awards.  For the Lady Bulldogs, Bianca Berry was chosen Rookie of the Year. Ashlynn Batchelor received the MVP Award. Ellie Neugebauer was honored as the Most Improved Runner and recognized for her senior... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Finish With Best Record in Six Seasons
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team split matches in regional competition to end their 2022 season. Nancy Hoeke, head coach for Milbank, said, “I’m extremely proud of the season we put together and that we finished with a 19-11 record. That’s our best in six years.”   “My goal was to... Read more
Milbank Swimmers Start Season With a Splash
Milbank swimmers made a splash at their first meet of the 2022 winter season at the Watertown Area Swim Club on October 22. The “Ghouls in the Pool” meet included 160 swimmers from Minnesota, South Dakota, and Iowa.  According to Katie Pulscher, coach of the Milbank Area Lions Swim... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Conquer the Bearcats
The Milbank varsity volleyball team defeated Webster 3-1 on Tuesday, October 25. Set scores were 24-26, 25-23, 25-14, and 25-28.  Nancy Hoeke, head coach for MHS, said the girls got off to a slow start, but things  changed for the better in the second set. “We looked good. Back-row players... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Pelt the Panthers
The MHS varsity volleyball team defeated Great Plains Lutheran 3-0 on Monday, October 24. Set scores were 25-17, 25-13, and 25-17. Nancy Hoeke, head coach for the Lady Bulldogs, kept her comments short and sweet, “We jumped out to a lead in all three sets. The girls did a nice... Read more
Payton Brown Wins Medal at State Cross Country Meet
Junior Payton Brown won the sixth-place medal at the 2022 South Dakota State Class A Cross Country Meet in Huron on October 22. As a team, the Bulldogs brought home seventh place, and as a team, the Lady Bulldogs took ninth. Eric Townsend, head coach for both MHS teams,... Read more
Milbank Starts Strong in Final Game of Football Season
Milbank held a 6-0 lead in the first quarter of their football game against West Central on Thursday, October 20, at A.B. Campbell Stadium in Milbank. West Central received the kick-off after the Bulldogs deferred, but Milbank’s defense stopped the Trojans on all three downs.  When the Bulldogs had... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Defeat Roncalli for the First Time Since 2016
The Milbank girls’ volleyball team defeated Roncalli for the first time since 2016 on Tuesday, October 18, in Aberdeen. They raked in the victory at 3-2. Set scores were 14-25, 25-19, 25-18, 19-25, and 15-10. According to Nancy Hoeke, head coach for the Lady Bulldogs, 2016 was the last time Milbank beat... Read more
Bulldog Cross Country Teams Heading to State
The MHS varsity boys’ cross country team won the Region 1A meet for the third consecutive year.  All six competitors placed in the top 18 and earned a medal.  Payton Brown was crowned the individual regional champion. The Lady Bulldogs were the runners-up this year, and they advance to the... Read more
Bulldogs Nail Two Wins in a Row
The Milbank football team endured a four-hour bus ride before they squared off with Chamberlain on the east bank of the Missouri River on Friday, October 14. The Bulldogs nailed down the win at 16-8 to make it two in a row, and somehow the ride home seemed a... Read more