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
Winter Weather Forces Schedule Changes for Cross Country and Volleyball
The Northeast Conference cross country meet in Webster has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 9, at 1 p.m. The date and time changes are in response to the severe weather forecast. (The meet was originally set for Thursday.) Junior varsity races will also be combined so students can return... Read more
Nick Batchelor Runs Best Race Ever by a Bulldog at Roy Griak Invitational
The MHS cross country teams competed at the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Cross Country Course at the University of Minnesota on Saturday, September 26. Nick Batchelor took eighth-place with a time of 17:01.30 – the fastest by a Milbank runner ever at the Roy Griak. There... Read more
MHS Meets Top Competitors at Invitational in Minnesota
MHS traveled to the Lac qui Parle – Dawson Boyd Invitational on September 17. According to Eric Townsend, head coach of the Bulldogs, the competition included some of the top teams and runners in the state of Minnesota. “The girls field included a top-four team along with two of... Read more
Nick Batchelor Remains Unbeaten in Cross Country
MHS cross country runner, Nick Batchelor, remains unbeaten this season. Batchelor, a sophomore, claimed the top spot in the 5000-meter run at the Ortonville Invitational on September 23. Both Milbank teams captured second place. “The Ortonville meet was a great one for us,” stated Bulldog Head Coach Eric Townsend.... Read more
Batchelor Wins and Bulldog Teams Take Top Spots at Cross Country Meet
Milbank traveled to a cross country meet in Ipswich on Saturday, September 14. The Bulldog boys’ team captured first place, and the Lady Bulldogs were nudged out of first place by only one point by Aberdeen. Nick Batchelor won the meet individually. “Ipswich did a great job of piecing... Read more
Home Cross Country Meet Cancelled
The Milbank Invitational Cross Country Meet on Saturday, September 14 has been cancelled due to heavy rain, course flooding, and expected hill run off. No viable alternative course is available. The MHS team will instead attend the Ipswich Invitational on Saturday. The meet begins at 10 a.m. Read more
Runners Win Pheasant Invitational
The Bulldogs boys’ cross country team bagged first place at the Pheasant Invitational in Redfield on September 5. Milbank won the meet with a team score of 17. Webster took second with 31 points and Timber Lake was third also with 31 points. Head coach Eric Townsend said, “Placing... Read more