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
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
Bulldog Hoopsters Advance in Region Playoffs
The Bulldogs took down Sisseton in the first round of the Region 1A quarterfinals on Tuesday, February 27, in Milbank. The Bulldogs scored 57 points and allowed Sisseton only 32. Milbank advances to the second round and hosts Tiospa Zina at the Milbank Armory on Friday, March 1. Tip-off... Read more
Milbank Wins Battle of the Bulldogs – First Time in 16 Years
There’s a new sheriff in town! Milbank traveled to Madison on Monday, February 19, for the annual Battle of the Bulldogs and captured the victory. Madison had won 15 battles in a row – the last time Milbank defeated Madison was in February 21, 2008. This year, Milbank was... Read more
Schulte Pumps In 30 Points to Torch the Redhawks
Milbank defeated Estelline-Hendricks 78-58 at home on Monday, February 12. Joe Schulte was fire! Schulte dropped in 30 points and added 10 rebounds to put up another double-double. He hit 13 of his 16 shots from the floor and two of his three free throws. Garrett Mertens was also... Read more
Mertens and Schulte Combine for 44 Points at Tri-Valley Win
Garrett Mertens and Joe Schulte combined for 44 points to spur the Bulldogs to a 63-48 victory at Tri-Valley in Colton on Saturday, February 10. Mertens hammered in five 3-pointers and finished with 25. Schulte had three 3-pointers and finished with 19. The duo also helped cinch Milbank’s third... Read more
Bulldogs Take Down Sisseton – Meet Up With Tri-Valley Tonight
The Bulldogs scored their second win in hoops in a week when they took down the Redmen 72 -53 in Sisseton on Tuesday, February 6. Milbank’s season record improved to 10-5 overall and 5-1 in conference play. They sit in second place behind Groton (6-0) in 1A. The Dogs... Read more
Milbank Snaps Roncalli’s Winning Streak
That loud noise you heard at the Milbank versus Roncalli basketball game on Friday, February 2, was just the snapping of Roncalli’s three-game winning streak. The Bulldogs traveled to Aberdeen to get the job done. Milbank could not contain the Cavaliers’ 6’ 3” senior forward Keegan Stewart, and Stewart... Read more