Milbank Runners Win Castlewood Invitational
Both MHS cross country teams chalked up first place finishes at the Castlewood Invitational on Saturday, September 26. Nick Batchelor won the boys’ varsity race and Ashlyn Batchelor took first for the girls. Coach Eric Townsend said, “We competed against some very good Class B and Class A schools. The meet was slightly... Read more
Bulldog Runners Face Tougher Competition
Both Bulldogs cross country teams faced tough competition at the Charger Invitational in Sioux Falls. The meet was hosted by Sioux Falls Christian at Kuehn Park on September 15.  The girls took third place with 59 points. The boys took fifth place with 81 points. For the girls, Ashlyn Batchelor led the pack... Read more
Bulldog Cross Country Teams Win Home Meet
The Milbank boys’ and girls’ cross country teams secured victories at the Milbank Invitational on Saturday, September 12, at the Whetstone Creek Golf Course. The girls won the meet with 24 points and the boys took first place at 23. “We were really pleased with the performances from this... Read more
Bulldog Runners Improve at Redfield Invitational
The MHS boys’ and girls’ cross country teams attended the Redfield Invitational on Thursday, September 3. Nick Batchelor won the boys’ varsity race for the second straight meet this season. “Nick put in some good mileage this summer,” said Milbank’s head coach, Eric Townsend. “His hard work and leadership will... Read more
Milbank Wins Breathe Easy Cross Country Meet
MHS won the Breathe Easy cross country meet at the Whetstone Creek Golf Course in Milbank on Monday, August 31.Nick Batchelor, a junior, started where he left off last season — collecting first place finishes. He soared ahead of the field with a time of 12:57.31. Ashlyn Batchelor, Nick’s sister, a... Read more
Bulldog Cross Country Teams Start Race to Postseason
The MHS cross country teams set high goals this year, according to head coach Eric Townsend. Townsend, who begins his 20th season with the Bulldogs, says, “Both teams are looking to be crowned NEC and region team champions. We want to improve upon last year’s state team finishes.” In 2019, the... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog – Brady Femling
Who’s That Bulldog? It’s senior Brady Femling, a member of the boys’ cross country team. Brady is the son of Anne and Travis Lester and Bob and Amanda Femling. Brady is not your typical veteran runner as a senior in high school he just completed his first and only... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog? – Danica Schulte
Who’s that Bulldog? It’s senior cross country runner Danica Schulte. Danica is the daughter of Anne Schulte and Duane Crawford. Dani, as she is often called, has been a member of the varsity cross country team for six years – since her seventh-grade season. She has also been a... Read more
Cross Country Runners Earn End-of-Season Awards
The Bulldog boys’ and girls’ cross country teams held a season-end awards potluck November 2. Five seniors – Zippy Bock, Brady Femling, Alex Farrell, Tori Hooth, and Danica Schulte – were honored for their years of commitment to the program and each received the Senior award. Nick Batchelor and... Read more
Nick Batchelor Captures Third at State Cross Country Meet
Nick Batchelor, a sophomore at MHS, took third place at the 2019 South Dakota State Class A Cross Country Meet in Huron on Saturday, October 26. He posted a time of 16:30.14 in the 5K course. The boys’ team finished seventh, just missing the top-six and podium placing. The... Read more