MHS Tennis Team Holds Awards Banquet
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team capped its 2020 season with an awards banquet on Thursday, November 12, at the high school.  Head coach Abbey Trapp presented Halli Essington and Jenna Johnson with senior awards for their contributions and years of dedication.  Essington was named the most dedicated player, and Johnson was... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Win Fourth at State Tennis Tourney
The Lady Bulldogs are bringing home hardware from the 2020 South Dakota Class A Girls’ Tennis Tournament, which concluded today, October 6, in Rapid City. Milbank finished fourth in the team standings with 264 points.  Halli Essington led the team with a runner-up finish at No. 1 singles.  Hattie... Read more
Lady Bulldogs In Good Position After Opening Day of State Tournament-October 5
The Lady Bulldogs are holding strong at fifth place in the 2020 South Dakota Class A Girls’ Tennis Tournament in Rapid City after one day of play. Milbank has accumulated 175 points. All six players are also still alive in singles play. Aubrey Fraasch took the spot of injured... Read more
Who’s that Bulldog? – Halli Essington
Who’s that Bulldog? It’s Halli Essington, a standout tennis player for the Lady Bulldogs.  Halli is a senior and the only child of Kevin and Cindy Essington. “I didn’t like being an only child when I was younger,” she says, “but I love it now.”Her fellow tennis players might have something... Read more
Lady Bulldogs End Regular Season Under the Lights
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team hosted the Milbank Quadrangular at Cantine Courts on Tuesday, September 22. According to coach Abbey Trapp, “Our match will go down in history. The girls got to play under the lights for their last home match of the year. They came out strong and were able to beat... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Tennis Duo Surprises Rapid City Stevens
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team faced two Rapid City schools at the Aberdeen Central tournament on Friday, September 18. Milbank fell 2-7 to Class AA Rapid City Stevens. But, the Lady Bulldogs’ No. 1 duo of Halli Essington and Hattie Muellenbach upset the Stevens No. 1 doubles team with a... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Face Tough Watertown Tennis Team
The Milbank girls’ tennis team traveled to Watertown to take on the Arrows on Tuesday, September 8. The Lady Bulldogs fell 8-1. Halli Essington was the lone winner for Milbank.  She earned a 6-4, 6-2 victory against Ellie Zink at the No. 1 singles position. Results for the Watertown match:Milbank 1... Read more
Milbank Tennis Team Splits with Aberdeen
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team traveled to Aberdeen on Tuesday, September 1, to take on Aberdeen Central and Aberdeen Roncalli.  “It was another fantastic day for tennis,” said Milbank’s head coach Abbey Trapp. “The girls fell short to Central, who is in the other class system, but they dominated Roncalli... Read more
Lady Bulldog Netters Slam Lac Qui Parle Valley
The Lady Bulldogs tennis team defeated Lac Qui Parle Valley, Minnesota, 5-2 in a triangular on Friday, August 28. Halli Essington, Jenna Johnson, and Alexis Ninneman each won their singles matches. Hattie Muellenbach/Ninneman and Johnson/Marion Mischel teamed up for doubles wins. Milbank’s victory moves the team to a 5-2 season record. Complete... Read more
Girls Tennis Team Win Battle of the Bulldogs
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs swept the Madison Lady Bulldogs in girls tennis action at Cantine Courts in Milbank on Tuesday, August 25. Milbank cleaned up 9-0 against Madison in their first home match of the 2020 season.“Despite how hot it was, the girls played phenomenally,” said head coach Abbey Trapp. “They pulled... Read more