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
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