Bulldogs Wrestlers Review 2023-2024 Season and Earn Awards
The Bulldogs wrestling team, led by head coach Josh Schmeichel paid homage to their 2023-2024 season by presenting year-end awards on Tuesday, March 12. Keaton Johnson and Lawson Novy shared the title of Rookie of the Year. About Keaton, Schmeichel said, “This young man got a taste of varsity... Read more
Three Milbank Wrestlers Place in Top 10 at State Meet
Milbank wrestlers who earned a berth in the 2024 state tournament competed Thursday through Saturday, February 22-24, at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls. Injuries and state and nationally ranked wrestlers hindered the Bulldogs’ progress through the bracket, but they returned home with three top-10 finishes. Tate... Read more
MHS Wrestlers Punch Their Tickets to State
Six Bulldogs, one alternate, and one Lady Bulldog grappled their way into South Dakota’s 2024 State Wrestling Individual Championships. The athletes qualified at the regional meet in Pierre on Saturday, February 17. Regional winners from their respective classes will compete against each other February 22-24 at the Denny Sanford... Read more
MHS Wrestlers Win Final Dual – Head to Regions
The Bulldog wrestlers were victorious in their final dual of the year at Redfield on February 8. Milbank won 54-27. Josh Schmeichel, head coach for Milbank, said, “With the Redfield win, we finished our dual season at 11-4. I’m proud of all the hard work and effort the boys... Read more
Bulldog Wrestlers Defeat Dell Rapids and Lennox
The Bulldog grapplers traveled to Webster to take on Dell Rapids and Lennox on February 1. MHS head wrestling coach, Josh Schmeichel, said, “Because we had a dual with Webster the week before we didn’t face them again.” Milbank 61 vs. Dell Rapids 18“First up was Dell Rapids,” Schmeichel... Read more
Seven Milbank Wrestlers Place at Brookings Tourney
Seven Milbank wrestlers – five boys and two girls – placed in the top six at the annual Les Tlustos Wrestling Tournament in Brookings on Saturday, January 27. Landon Novy placed the highest for the Bulldogs with his second-place finish. Josh Schmeichel, head coach for Milbank, noted, “Brookings was... Read more
Milbank Wrestlers Measure Up to Win Triangular
MHS wrestlers defeated both Sisseton and Webster at the triangular hosted by Milbank on January 25. Individual scores for the Bulldogs’ matches: Milbank (MILB) 59.0 vs. Sisseton (SISS) 20.0106 Pounds: Evan Folk (MILB) over (SISS) (Forfeit)113 Pounds: Kyle Schneck (MILB) over (SISS) (Forfeit)120 Pounds: Blake Steiner (SISS) over Jacob Giles (MILB) (TF 17-2 3:55)126 Pounds:... Read more
Tate Schlueter Earns Lone Win in Match With Watertown
The Bulldog grapplers took a 64 – 6 loss to Watertown on Thursday, January 18. Tate Schlueter, wrestling at 175 pounds, put up the only win for Milbank. He defeated Andrew Stricker by fall at 1:44. Varsity Bulldogs Results:Milbank (MILB) 6.0 vs. Watertown (WATE) 64.0 106 Pounds: Chase Mathews (WATE)... Read more
Youth Wrestling Meet Highlights Upcoming Talent
Youth wrestlers from across the region competed on Sunday, January 7.  The scores reflect an abundance of upcoming talent in the Milbank area. Results from the meet: Tots 6 & Under 38-39Reed Gapp – Fourth place   —  scored 4.0 team points Round 1 – Grady Peterson (Dakota Boyz... Read more
Bulldogs Go 3-1 Against Minnesota Teams
MHS hosted the 2024 Big Stone Therapies Dual Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, January 6 – an annual event that pits the Bulldogs against a variety of Minnesota teams. Milbank suffered just one loss to Dawson-Boyd-Lac qui Parle-Montevideo United to finish at 3-1. Their one loss was softened by the... Read more