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
Bulldog Cross Country Teams Heading to State
The MHS varsity boys’ cross country team won the Region 1A meet for the third consecutive year.  All six competitors placed in the top 18 and earned a medal.  Payton Brown was crowned the individual regional champion. The Lady Bulldogs were the runners-up this year, and they advance to the... Read more
Bulldog Boys Take First and Girls Take Second at NEC Cross Country Meet
The temperatures were in the 30s with the wind chill at the NEC Conference Meet in Webster on October 6. But, the Bulldogs’ cross country teams didn’t let the weather stop them from bringing home the hardware. Payton Brown earned the individual NEC championship title, the boys varsity team won their second consecutive team... Read more
James Batchelor and Payton Brown Place in Top 10 at Lennox
The varsity boys’ cross country team finished in third place and the varsity girls’ team placed seventh at the Lennox Invitational, although each of the teams was missing one of their key runners due to an injury. Individually, Payton Brown and James Batchelor placed in the top 10 of the 84 contenders. Brown... Read more
Milbank Cross Country Teams Take Second at Lac qui Parle Valley
The Milbank Area varsity cross country teams claimed second place at the Lac qui Parle Valley Invitational at Madison, Minnesota, on September 20. Individually, Payton Brown claimed first place for the Bulldogs. Ashlynn Batchelor took third for the Lady Bulldogs.As a team, the junior varsity girls won the title.... Read more