Coach Townsend Presents End-of-Season Cross Country Awards
Eric Townsend, head coach of the MHS cross country teams, announced the 2023 End-of-the-Season awards for the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs on November 3 at the high school : MOST VALUABLE RUNNER BOYS—Payton Brown GIRLS—Ashlynn Batchelor MOST IMPROVED RUNNER BOYS—Isaac Graham GIRLS—Bree Townsend ROOKIE OF THE YEAR BOYS—Bennett Graham GIRLS—Ella Koplin PRIDE... Read more
Bulldogs Add to MHS Records at State Cross Country Meet
Both Bulldog teams raced in South Dakota’s 2023 State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, October 21, in Sioux Falls. The boys team brought home fourth place, and the girls took ninth. They competed in what Coach Eric Townsend said he considers “possibly the most talented Class A field ever.”... Read more
Ashlynn Batchelor Beats 180 Girls to Win Border Battle Race
Milbank’s Ashlynn Batchelor beat 180 girls from North Dakota, South Dakota, and Canada to take top honors at The Second Annual Border Battle in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on Saturday, September 30. In a field of 21 complete teams, the Lady Bulldogs varsity team powered their way to third... Read more
Brown, A. Batchelor, and Quantanilla Named Champions at LQPV Meet
The Bulldogs cross country teams competed in the Lac qui Parle Valley (LQPV) Invitational on Tuesday, September 19.  Eric Townsend, head coach for Milbank, commented, “We like coming to this meet. It’s not a very long drive and it always features some very good Minnesota schools. This year was... Read more
Brown and Koplin Win First at Sioux Falls Invite
The Milbank cross country teams competed in the Sioux Falls Charger Invitational hosted by Sioux Falls Christian High School on September 12 at Yankton Trails in Sioux Falls. Eric Townsend, head coach for the Bulldogs, commented, “This meet was a great opportunity to compete against some of the better... Read more
MHS Boys and Payton Brown Win GrandStay CC Meet
Rain delayed, but did not cancel the Milbank GrandStay Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, September 9, at Whetstone Creek Golf Course. Milbank won the boys division in the event and the Lady Bulldogs claimed third in the girls division. Bulldog Payton Brown was the individual winner in the boys... Read more
Brown, Batchelor, and Bulldogs Shine at Augie CC Twilight Meet
Augustana’s 12th Annual Twilight Meet was held.on September 1 in Sioux Falls.  Eric Townsend, head coach of the Milbank cross country teams, said, “The Augie Twilight was a great opportunity for us to compete in a larger meet. There were quite a number of teams from all over the... Read more
Bulldogs to Start Cross Country Practice August 10
Coach Eric Townsend, head coach of the Milbank Bulldogs cross country team, reminds runners that fall is just around the corner. Townsend says, “I hope everyone has had a great summer and is ready for a great 2023 season! It is hard to believe, but we are about one week... Read more
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
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