Lady Bulldogs Finish With Best Record in Six Seasons
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team split matches in regional competition to end their 2022 season. Nancy Hoeke, head coach for Milbank, said, “I’m extremely proud of the season we put together and that we finished with a 19-11 record. That’s our best in six years.”   “My goal was to... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Conquer the Bearcats
The Milbank varsity volleyball team defeated Webster 3-1 on Tuesday, October 25. Set scores were 24-26, 25-23, 25-14, and 25-28.  Nancy Hoeke, head coach for MHS, said the girls got off to a slow start, but things  changed for the better in the second set. “We looked good. Back-row players... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Pelt the Panthers
The MHS varsity volleyball team defeated Great Plains Lutheran 3-0 on Monday, October 24. Set scores were 25-17, 25-13, and 25-17. Nancy Hoeke, head coach for the Lady Bulldogs, kept her comments short and sweet, “We jumped out to a lead in all three sets. The girls did a nice... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Defeat Roncalli for the First Time Since 2016
The Milbank girls’ volleyball team defeated Roncalli for the first time since 2016 on Tuesday, October 18, in Aberdeen. They raked in the victory at 3-2. Set scores were 14-25, 25-19, 25-18, 19-25, and 15-10. According to Nancy Hoeke, head coach for the Lady Bulldogs, 2016 was the last time Milbank beat... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Whip the Wambdi
Milbank’s varsity volleyball team traveled to Agency Village on Thursday, October 13, to take on the Tiospa Zina Lady Wambdi. MHS clinched the win at 3-2. Set scores were25-19, 24-26, 20-25, 25-14, and 15-5. Nancy Hoeke, head coach for the Lady Bulldogs, said, “Addisyn Krause got off to a... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Fourth at Milbank Volleyball Tourney
The Lady Bulldogs took fourth place in the annual Milbank Tournament they hosted on Saturday, October 15. The Lady Dawgs went 2-1 in pool play and then lost to Sioux Valley in the match to determine third place with a score of 1-2.  Team standings included: (1) Mobridge-Pollock (2)... Read more
Milbank Varsity Goes Down in Battle of the Bulldogs – JV Wins
Milbank hosted Madison in volleyball for the 2022 Battle of the Bulldogs. The Milbank varsity team suffered the loss at 3-0. Set scores were 17-25, 21-25, and 22-25.  Coach Nancy Hoeke commented, “We need to play teams like Madison that really challenge our level of play. It exposes our... Read more
Milbank Volleyball Team Triumphs With First Win Over Groton Since 2016
A “W” is always great, but the Lady Bulldogs’ volleyball win against Groton on October 6 tasted extra sweet because it was a long time coming. Nancy Hoeke, head coach of Milbank, said, “We’ve lost to Groton the last nine times we’ve played. Our last win against them was... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team Falls to Deubrook
Milbank suffered a 3-0 loss to Deubrook on Tuesday, October 4, in White. Set scores were 17-25, 18-25, and 17-25. Nancy Hoeke, head coach for MHS, commented, “Everything seemed to be off except our serving. We served 94 percent. We only missed three serves. But, there wasn’t any flow to... Read more
Coach Hoeke Racks Up 400 Wins
Most people celebrate the Big 4-0! Nancy Hoeke, head volleyball coach for the Milbank Lady Bulldogs, just hit the Big 400. Hoeke entered her 400th win into the books at the conclusion of the Pentagon Tournament in Sioux Falls on Saturday, September 24.  “It’s a fun milestone,” she says. “At... Read more