Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team Fall to Undefeated Florence-Henry
The Lady Bulldogs fell to the undefeated Florence-Henry volleyball team on Thursday, September 24, at the Milbank Armory. Milbank drops to 0-8 on the season with the loss. “I thought we played hard and gave it our all,” stated the Lady Bulldogs’ head coach, Nancy Hoeke. “Florence-Henry is a very good... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Overcharged
The Lady Bulldogs succumbed to the Hamlin Chargers during Homecoming week volleyball action on Thursday, September 17. Milbank lost 3-0 with set scores of 19-25, 15-25, and 16-25. MHS senior Madi Thue was credited with 10 kills on 44-47 hitting. She dropped in two aces on 8-10 serving. She added one... Read more
Schulte Tallies Season-High of 30 Digs for Lady Bulldogs
The Lady Bulldogs battled Clark-Willow Lake and Arlington in two volleyball matches, but fell 3-0 in each match. Milbank’s season record now stands at 0-6. Milbank traveled to Arlington on Saturday, September 12. The Lady Bulldogs lost 3-0 with scores of 15-25, 23-25, and 13-25. Thue led the team with... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Struggle to Find Their Groove
The Lady Bulldogs are struggling to get into their groove. Their volleyball season record now stands at  0-4  after losses to Sisseton and Waverly-South Shore this past week. “We have several girls with little to no varsity experience and we are working with different rotations and substitutions to see what... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Struggle to Get the Job Done
The Lady Bulldogs suffered a pushback during a Northeast Conference volleyball  match at Deuel on Tuesday, September 1. Milbank held solid leads in all three sets, only to find themselves on the losing end with scores of 26-28, 22-25, and 22-25. “Definitely not a good feeling,” said the Lady... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Lose Volleyball Opener to Webster
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team started their 2020 season in Webster on Thursday, August 27. The tightly-contested match ended with a 3-0 road loss for Milbank. Milbank got out to an early lead in the opening set, but eventually fell 21-25. In the second set, the Lady Bulldogs also suffered... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Pumped for 2020 Volleyball Season
The Lady Bulldogs are preparing for their 2020 volleyball season and the 20th season with Nancy Hoeke as their head coach.  Hoeke is assisted by Kelli Hoff, who begins her fourth year as a coach for Milbank and Nicole Berg who is starting season two.  Seniors —Madi Thue, Jessica Van Peursem,... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog??? Tracy Pillatzki
Who’s that Bulldog? It’s MHS senior and Lady Bulldog Tracy Pillatzki. Tracy says, “I feel like I’m happy all of the time. That’s my personality, but it comes out more on the volleyball court. I love being out there and cheering everyone on.” Tracy has been wearing a Milbank... Read more
Engebretson Signs to Play College Volleyball for the Saints
Jaecy Engebretson, a member of the MHS volleyball team, submitted a National Letter of Intent to attend Presentation College in Aberdeen and play volleyball next year. Engebretson signed the letter on December 2 as her family and coaches looked on. Engebretson is a four-year starter for the Lady Bulldogs.... Read more
Jaecy Engebretson Named to All-Conference Volleyball Team
Jaecy Engebretson, a senior at Milbank High School, was named to the Northeast Conference All-Conference Volleyball Team following the completion of the 2019 high school season. Other players named to the all-conference team include: Aberdeen Roncalli – Mariah Winegar, Madelyn Bragg, and Madelyn Martin; Clark-Willow Lake – Erica Juntunen;... Read more