Firechiefs Clipped by Alpacas at State Tournament
The Milbank Firechiefs and the Lennox Only One Alpacas kicked off South Dakota’s 2023 Amateur State B Tournament in the first game at Cadwell Park in Mitchell on Wednesday, August 2. The Alpacas clipped the Firechiefs 12-3 to advance to the second round. The loss ended the Firechiefs’ season.... Read more
Firechiefs Head to State Tournament
The Milbank Firechiefs join 31 teams in a quest for the crown at the 2023 South Dakota Class B State Amateur Baseball Tournament. (See results below from their district games.) On Sunday, officials announced the Firechiefs will play the leadoff game against Lennox Only One on Wednesday, August 2,... Read more
Junior Teeners Stymied in 14U State Tournament
The Milbank 14U Junior Teeners traveled south to Elk Point for the 2023 VFW 14U State Tournament last weekend, July 21-23. Milbank went into the tourney as Region 3A champions. They clinched the title this year for the first time since 2015. It  was also the first time Milbank punched their... Read more
Post 9 Rumbles at Regions
The  American Legion Post 9 baseball team rumbled with three rivals this week during Regions. In the tournament hosted by Ortonville, Milbank beat Sisseton in the first round 5-4, lost to Castlewood 13-8, and fell to Webster 9-7. In game one, Milbank squared off with Sisseton Post 50. Post... Read more
Firechiefs to Fight for Spot in State Tourney
The Firechiefs begin their bid for a berth at State on Saturday, July 22, in Clark. They take on the Ramona Express at 2 pm. Milbank enters the District 1B tournament as the No. 2 seed. The top seed went to the Lake Norden Lakers. The Firechiefs ended their... Read more
Junior Teeners Punch Their Ticket to State Tournament
The Milbank 14U Junior Teeners won their regional tournament on July 11 in Flandreau. They defeated Sisseton 17-2 and Flandreau 11-1. They also took down Volga 17-7 in the championship to win the title.  Junior Teener coach Brady Femling commented, “The guys are playing the best baseball I have... Read more
Kellen Hoeke Hits First Career Homerun Against Clark
Milbank traveled to Clark on Friday, June 30, to take on the Clark Traders in EDL action. The Firechiefs fell 8-6 in league play to move their season record to 7-3. Kaden Krause led off with a walk and proceeded to steal second. Kellen Hoeke singled to left to... Read more
Milbank Firechiefs Clobber the Cormorants
The  Firechiefs were back in action on Sunday after being rained out Friday night. Milbank hosted Volga in a doubleheader at Pribyl Park on July 9. The locals defeated the Cormorants in game one 9-6 and in game two 5-4. The Firechiefs wasted no time in getting on the... Read more
Schulte Hits First Career Homerun to Right at Rotary Tourney
Post 9 traveled to Clark for their annual weekend Rotary tournament. The event attracts teams from North and South Dakota for competitive baseball. Milbank lost their first game to Clark 11-5. They won game two 10-2 against Lidgerwood and capped off the weekend with a shutout victory against the... Read more
Junker Hits Three Homeruns Against the Monarchs
Merik Junker blasted off three homeruns in the Firechiefs’ game on the road against Castlewood on Sunday, July 2. Junker, the youngest player on the Milbank team, went 4-7 with 6 RBIs, but the Firechiefs were edged out by the Monarchs 17-16 in a match-up full of fireworks. Mitch... Read more