Bulldogs Wrap Up 2020 Cross Country Season with Awards
The Milbank boys’ and girls’ cross country teams completed the 2020 season with an awards ceremony on November 16 in the Milbank High School theatre. Head coach Eric Townsend presented the awards. Nick Batchelor and Ashlynn Batchelor each earned a Most Valuable Runner award. Grant Van Peursem, Ellie Neugebauer, and Ashlee Van... Read more
Nick Batchelor, a junior at MHS, is The Valley Express Most Valuable Player for the week of October 19-24.  Nick earned his fourth state Class A medal at the 2020 South Dakota State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, October 24.  He took fourth place in the boys’ 5K race. ... Read more
Both Bulldog Cross Country Teams Make MHS History at State
Both Bulldog cross country teams brought home hardware from the 2020 South Dakota State Class A meet in Rapid City on Saturday, October 24. The girls’ team captured fourth place with 87 points. The boys finished in sixth place with 125 points.  According to Coach Eric Townsend, this is the first time since... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog? – It’s Allison Leddy
MHS senior Allison Leddy says she is a farm girl who loves to run. “I’ve lived on a farm all my life and have been running since I was little.” Her ah-ha moment came when she was in sixth grade and ran in a 5K race with her aunt. “When I... Read more
Nick and Ashlynn Batchelor Place at State Cross Country
Nick and Ashlynn Batchelor led the Bulldogs cross country teams to medalist honors at the 2020 South Dakota State Class A Cross Country Meet in Rapid City today, Saturday, October 24.  Nick finished fourth for the boys’ team with a time of 17:00.97. Ashlynn placed fifth for the girls’... Read more
Batchelor Siblings Race Together At State
Things often run in families. In the Batchelor family, running runs in the family.  Nick, James, and Ashlynn Batchelor, all joined the MHS varsity cross country teams. This season, they gave most of their opponents a run for their money and racked up records and awards. They helped both... Read more
Winter Weather Changes State Cross Country Schedule
Anticipated winter weather conditions prompted the South Dakota High School Activities Association to announce changes to the schedule and entrance process for the 2020 South Dakota State Cross Country Meet. The meet will be held  in Rapid City on Saturday, October 24, at Hart Ranch Camping Resort. The amended schedule includes:Class B... Read more
Ashlynn Batchelor Chosen as The Valley Express MVP
Ashlynn Batchelor is The Valley Express Most Valuable Player for the week of October 12-17. She is the daughter of Chris and Laurie Batchelor.Ashlynn is a seventh grader and new to Milbank varsity athletics, but she has definitely started out on the right paw. She won the Region 1A girls cross country... Read more
Bulldog Cross Country Teams Make MHS History
The 2020 Bulldog cross country teams made school history when both the boys’ and the girls’ teams won Region 1A team titles on Thursday, October 15, in Webster. The last time that happened was in 1997. The girls topped the field for the third time in the last four years;... Read more
Milbank Girls Cross Country Team Win NEC Title
Milbank brought home several conference titles from the Northeast Conference cross country meet in Webster on Thursday, October 8. The Lady Bulldogs took first place for the fourth time in the last five years, the boys were runners-up, and Nick and Ashlyn Batchelor each won an individual conference crown.... Read more