MHS Gymnasts Honored With Awards Ceremony
The MHS gymnastics team paused to reflect on their unusual but highly successful season during their annual awards banquet on Tuesday, March 1. Head coach, Amber Fraasch, summarized the year in numbers. “The team’s average of 129.028 was the second highest average in school history, second only to our record-setting... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Seventh at State — Fraasch is Runner Up
Milbank gymnasts attended the first day of the 2022 South Dakota State Gymnastics Meet on Friday, February 11, at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Lady Bulldogs amassed the second-highest team total at State in school history — 130.450 points — and landed in seventh place. Coach Amber Fraasch said, “It shows how tough the competition... Read more
Milbank Area Gymnasts Punch Ticket to State
The official results are in. The Milbank Area gymnasts are headed to State!  Both the state Class A and Class AA championship meets take place this weekend, February 11-12, at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.  Besides competing as a team, Milbank gymnasts who will also compete individually include: Madison Mathews –... Read more
Gymnasts Finish Neck and Neck for 4th at Deuel
The Milbank gymnastics team traveled to Clear Lake on Saturday, January 29, for the last regular meet of their season. It was only the second time in the second half of the 2021-2022 season they were able to field a full team.Deuel won the meet with 134.850 points. After that,... Read more
Gymnastics Team Earns 4th Highest Beam Score in MHS School History
The Milbank gymnastics team took sixth place with 128.825 points at the Watertown Invitational on January 20. Due to a variety of challenges — illness, injury, and inclement weather — it was the first time since December 21 the Lady Bulldogs were able to field a full team and... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Overcome Diversity of Challenges to Win Top Places
Varsity Amber Fraasch, head coach of the MHS gymnastics team says, “Unfortunately, the team is still battling illness and injury. Aubrey Fraasch and Gemma Street were the only gymnasts able to attend the dual meet on January 10 at Hendricks (Minnesota). “Fortunately,” she says, “they both had a great... Read more
Fraasch, Mathews, and Street Soar at Sisseton
Milbank Area gymnasts started the second half of their season on Saturday, January 8. Seven gymnasts were scheduled to compete, but due to illness and injury, only three made the trip to Sisseton. Madison Mathews and Aubrey Fraasch competed for the varsity squad, and Gemma Street was the lone junior... Read more
Yamaura and Mathews Boost Team To Highest-Ever Opening Season Score
The Milbank Area gymnastics team opened their 2021-2022 season at the Sisseton-Wahpeton Triangular on November 30. Amber Fraasch, head coach of the Lady Bulldogs,says, “We were down one gymnast, but seniors Madison Mathews and Dani Yamaura decided to start their final season with rock-solid performances. Both hit all four... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Celebrate a Season of Records
The Milbank High School gymnastics team celebrated an outstanding 2020-2021 season with an awards ceremony on Monday, March 1. The 2020-2021 team now holds five of the top seven team scores in school history, including the second (133.000), fourth (132.050), fifth (131.750), sixth (131.600), and seventh (131.475) high scores. The team record of 134.325 points... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Place Seventh at State Gymnastics Meet
The MHS gymnastics team attended South Dakota’s 2021 state gymnastics meet in Watertown on Friday, February 12. Milbank accumulated 129.325 points to claim seventh place in the Class A bracket. The meet, normally a two-day event with Class A and AA teams competing together on Friday and Class A and AA individuals competing on Saturday, was modified... Read more