Mertens Runs Up 20 Points in Win Against Roncalli
Milbank’s Garrett Mertens fired in 20 points and Joe Schulte added seven points to defeat Roncalli 42-34 in Aberdeen on Friday, February 3. Logan Diede, head coach for MHS, commented, “It wasn’t a pretty night offensively for us.” Most Bulldog fans didn’t seem to mind. They were happy as always to... Read more
Justus Osborn Scores 13 Points Against Hamlin
The Bulldogs took a loss to Hamlin on Tuesday, January 30, at the Milbank Armory. Hamlin was perfect in Northeast Conference play going into the game and after..At 10-3 for the season overall, the Chargers brought some high-level competition to the arena. Milbank ended up posting the “L” at... Read more
Schulte Downs 19 Points to Defeat Deuel
Joe Schulte and Garrett Mertens delivered two three-point shots apiece to spark the Bulldogs to a 54-44 win against Deuel on January 26 at the Milbank Armory. Schulte downed 19 points and added six rebounds. He also aided the defense with a block. Mertens followed with 10 points and... Read more
Milbank Cagers Win a Close One At Florence-Henry
The Bulldogs’ varsity team defeated Florence-Henry, 56-53, on the road on Friday, January 20. The Falcons’ Mehki Keller piled up 28 points, but Milbank’s Garrett Mertens and Jaxson Wildung fought back with a combined total of 30 points to keep things interesting.  Mertens bingoed on four three-pointers on his... Read more
Bulldogs Get Eaten By the Tigers
Milbank took the loss in their game 36-64 against Groton on Thursday, January 19, at the Milbank Armory. Jaxson Wildung posted 16 points and nine rebounds. Joe Schulte tallied nine points and five rebounds. Yohanna Ajwanga recorded four points and four rebounds. Graham Lightfield, Garrett Mertens, and Tice Mursu... Read more
Milbank-Waubay/Summit Game Full of Ups and Downs
The Bulldogs sustained a 46-53 loss at home to undefeated Waubay-Summit on Tuesday, January 17. Logan Diede, head coach for Milbank, said, “Waubay-Summit is a high-quality team that hasn’t lost yet on the year, but I thought we battled, competed during the entire game, and gave ourselves a chance... Read more
Joe Schulte Racks Up 16 Points at Dell Rapids
The Bulldogs’ varsity basketball team took a loss to Dell Rapids — one of the best teams in the state —  on the road on January 14. Logan Diede, head coach for Milbank, said, “We struggled out of the gate  defensively to get them guarded, and we had a... Read more
Mertens Scores 27 Points in Redfield Game
The Bulldogs defeated the Pheasants, 62-32, on the court in Redfield on Thursday, January 12. Garrett Mertens kept the Pheasants guessing when he fired in 27 points, including five three-pointers. The Pheasants stuck to him like glue in an unsuccessful attempt to thwart his hot streak, but the only... Read more
Bulldogs Bash the Braves
The Bulldogs went on the road to Britton-Hecla on Monday, January 9, in a game that was rescheduled due to weather. Milbank pulled off a hat trick when the varsity team defeated the Braves 67-33, the JV won at 60-16, and the C team was victorious at 45-12. Logan... Read more
Bulldogs Get Hit by Cyclones
Milbank hosted Clark-Willow Lake on December 31, and the Cyclones lived up to their name. CWL’s Kaplan Felberg did some damage by dumping in 32 points and Trey Huber and Brady Jordan combined for 27 more to destroy the chance for a hometown victory at the Milbank Armory. The... Read more