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
Both Bulldog Cross Country Teams Headed to State Meet
“Milbank is the only school to send both a boys and a girls team to the state (cross country) meet this year,” said MHS head coach Eric Townsend. “Individually, the Bulldogs had five boys and five girls earn top-20 honors at the region meet. No other school had that... Read more
Milbank Boys Capture Cross Country Conference Title
The Milbank boys’ cross country team defended their Northeast Conference title on Wednesday, October 9. They edged out Webster for the top spot with 22 points. Webster finished second with 25. Head coach Eric Townsend said, “We knew Webster would run very well on their home course and they... Read more
Three Bulldog Runners Place in Top 20 at Lennox
Three Milbank runners finished in the top 20 at the Lennox Invitational cross country meet on Thursday, October 3. Nick Batchelor won his sixth race of the season. Brady Femling placed 19th in the boys’ race. Maurina Street took 15th place for the girls. “This meet was a great... Read more