Lady Bulldogs Take Fourth at Ipswich Subway Invitational
The Lady Bulldogs varsity volleyball team had a full day at the Ipswich Subway Invitational on Saturday, September 18. In the eight-team tournament, the Bulldogs took fourth place. The champion team received a plaque and a Subway tray for their trip home. Milbank vs. Kimball-White LakeIn pool play, Milbank lost... Read more
Varsity Volleyball Team Feels the Heat at Hamlin
The Lady Bulldogs varsity volleyball team lost to Hamlin on Thursday, September 16. Set scores were 19-25, 16-25, and 11-25. MHS Coach Nancy Hoeke summed up the game by saying, “After a good first set, it seemed like Hamlin got warmed up and made it extra difficult for us. It was... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Clark-Willow Lake
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team defeated Clark-Willow Lake 3-0 on Thursday, September 9. Set scores were 25-16, 25-21, and 25-20.  Coach Hoeke said, “I was please with our serving percentage and our number of aces. I like to see us at 90 percent or better, and we were well... Read more
Milbank Volleyball Teams Defeat Ortonville
The varsity squad of the Lady Bulldogs’ volleyball team defeated the Lady Trojans on Tuesday, September 7, in Milbank.  Milbank won the first two sets, but Ortonville fought back to win the next two and send the match into the fifth set. In the last set, the Lady Bulldogs emerged... Read more
Eighth Graders Win First Volleyball Match of the Season
Milbank’s eighth-grade girls’ volleyball team hosted Webster Area on Thursday, August 26, at the Milbank Elementary gym. Coach Becky Johnson said, “This was our first match of the season, and Milbank won 2-1.”   The Lady Bulldogs secured the match with set scores of 16-25, 25-19, and 25-21.  “The girls played very... Read more
Seventh-Graders Split Volleyball Wins With Webster
Milbank’s seventh grade volleyball team hosted Webster Area on Thursday, August 26, at Unity Square. Milbank won the first two sets at 25-18 and 25-15. The Lady Bearcats took the last two at 16-25 and 12-25. Coach Jena Schulte said, “I was very pleased with the girls’ efforts and coming... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Volleyball Team Rallies for Season-End Awards
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team rallied one last time to present their 2020 season-end awards.  Several awards were voted on by the varsity team, and other awards were given by the coaches based on the season’s statistics.Senior captain Madi Thue was named the Most Valuable Player. She was the... Read more
Madi Thue Named to All-Conference Volleyball Team
Madi Thue, a senior at MHS, was named to the 2020 All-Northeast Conference Volleyball team. Madi, a 5’9” middle and outside hitter for the Lady Bulldogs, consistently led the team in kills this year. She also maintained a high serving average and was a top all-around player for Milbank. 2020 All-NEC team... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Defeated in Second Round of Region 1A Volleyball
The Lady Bulldogs’ volleyball season came to an end with a 3-0 loss to Redfield in the semi-final round of the Region 1A tournament on Thursday, November 5. Milbank finished the season with a 2-17 record.“I am proud of the team for the way they finished the season,” stated the Lady... Read more
Who’s That Bulldog? It’s Madi Thue
Who’s That Bulldog? It’s Madi Thue, a senior at MHS and a member of the Lady Bulldogs volleyball team. Those who know Madi realize she is passionate about whatever she does. Those who don’t know her as well might think she’s shy and quiet. But get her on the volleyball... Read more