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
MHS junior Dani Yamaura is The Valley Express Who’s That Bulldog? for the Lady Bulldogs gymnastics team. She is the daughter of Vince and Amy Yamaura. Dani began gymnastics when she was three years old when her mom signed her up for the summer gymnastics recreation program in Milbank. “I remember... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Go to State Gymnastics Meet on Friday
The MHS gymnastics team is headed to the South Dakota State Class A meet on February 12. The Lady Bulldogs punched their ticket by completing outstanding performances at the Region 1A meet and satisfying pre-qualification standards. The top nine Class A teams advance to the state tournament. At the regional... Read more
Gymnasts Soar to Second Highest Team Score of Season
The Lady Bulldogs’ gymnastics team ended their regular season with the second highest team score of the season at the Deuel Invitational on Saturday, January 30. Milbank tallied 132.050 points.  “We may not have the school record (yet) but this team can boast four of the top six team scores in... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Compete with Full Lineup
The Milbank gymnastics team competed for the first time this season with a full lineup. The six members traveled to the 11-team Watertown Invitational on Saturday, January 23.   “I was excited to have the whole varsity team compete together and can’t wait to see what they can do as a... Read more
State Gymnastics Meet Makes Big Changes
Watertown will host the state high school gymnastics competition on February 12-13. Fans and competitors will see major changes to the traditional format, and the 2021 meet will not feature a formal awards ceremony. Instead of a two-day event with one day for the individual competition and the next... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Bounce Back to Top Estelline-Hendricks
The Milbank gymnastics team defeated Estelline-Hendricks in a dual competition on Tuesday, January 19, in Hendricks, Minnesota. Milbank ended with a team score of 131.75; Estelline-Hendricks scored 129.70. “We were once again five strong in the lineup for this meet,” explained the Lady Bulldogs’ head coach, Amber Fraasch. “Due to the... Read more
Milbank Gymnasts Place Seventh at Linda Collignin Meet
The Lady Bulldogs competed against nearly all of the Class A teams in the state at the Linda Collignon varsity gymnastics meet in Madison on Saturday, January 16. The Bulldogs finished seventh in spite of being down two gymnasts due to injuries. “This is one of our biggest and toughest meets of... Read more
Gymnasts Achieve Second Highest Team Score in MHS History
The Milbank gymnastics team scored 133.00 points to win the Sisseton Invitational on Saturday, January 2. The team score was the second highest in Milbank High School history.  “We posted six personal best scores – one on bars, one on beam, and four in all-around,” stated Milbank’s head coach, Amber Fraasch.... Read more