Bass, McMahon, and Wellnitz Win Medals at Optimist Swim Meet
Milbank Area swimmers Thomas Bass, Alexander McMahon and TyLynn Wellnitz won high-point medals at the Watertown Optimist Swim Meet held Saturday and Sunday, January 13-14, in Watertown. The Milbank swimmers are members of Watertown’s swim team. McMahon brought home first place in the 200-meter freestyle and the 100-meter backstroke... Read more
Crosby Bass Earns Two Firsts at Fargo-Moorhead Swim Invitational
‌Milbank Area swimmers, as part of the Watertown Swim Club, competed in the 2023 Fargo-Moorhead Gators IMX and Fall Invitational held in Fargo. Thomas Bass, Sophia Bass, Crosby Bass, Jade Hermans, Chloe Hermans, Adrienne Korth, Vivian Mathiason, Alexander McMahon, TyLynn Wellnitz and Jada Leigh Wellnitz individually battled swimmers in... Read more
Bass and Street Win Firsts at Aberdeen Swim Meet
Milbank swimmers who are members of the Watertown Swim Club competed in the High Point Swim Meet at the Aberdeen Aquatic Center during the weekend of  June 16–18. Crosby Bass and Maurina Street collected first place finishes.  C. Bass, age eight, swam in the mixed 12 and under division... Read more
Thomas Bass Gets Fifth Place at State Swim Meet
Milbank swimmer Thomas Bass brought home an individual fifth-place medal from South Dakota’s 13 and Over State Swim Championships. The meet was held in Pierre from March 3-5.   Bass competed in six individual events in the 13-14-year-old boys division,. He was also a member of two relays with his... Read more
Milbank Swimmers Bring Home Medals from State Championship
Eight Milbank area swimmers competed on the Watertown Area Swim Club team at the 2023 South Dakota State A Short Course12-and-Under State Championship from February 24-26 in Watertown. Crosby Bass came home with third-place honors overall in the boys seven-to-eight year old division. Watertown Area Swim Club earned second place in the... Read more
Milbank Swimmers Win Nine Events at State-Qualifying Meet
Milbank swimmers garnered top finishes and lots of time cuts as they participated in the Watertown Area Swim Club State-Qualifying Meet. The meet was held at Prairie Lakes Wellness Center in Watertown February 10-12.  Crosby Bass earned seven first-place finishes. TyLynn Wellnitz collected two first-place finishes. Adrienne Korth, Jada Leigh... Read more
Milbank Swimmers Win top Awards at Watertown Swim Meet
Ten Milbank swimmers competed in the WASC Optimist Swim Meet in Watertown from January 14-15.  Five of them earned awards in the overall high-point competition. Crosby Bass took first place for boys seven to eight. Ryan Steffen placed third for boys nine to ten. TyLynn Wellitz tied for first place for girls nine... Read more
Bryton Blauert Wins First Place at Candy Cane Swim Meet
Nine Milbank swimmers competed at the 2022 Candy Cane Swim Meet at Prairie Wellness Center in Watertown on December 9. The three-day meet was the largest one the Watertown Swim Club had ever hosted and featured more than 500 swimmers from South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa. Bryton Blauert... Read more
Milbank Swimmers Start Season With a Splash
Milbank swimmers made a splash at their first meet of the 2022 winter season at the Watertown Area Swim Club on October 22. The “Ghouls in the Pool” meet included 160 swimmers from Minnesota, South Dakota, and Iowa.  According to Katie Pulscher, coach of the Milbank Area Lions Swim... Read more
MALST Presents Season-End Awards
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team celebrated the end of the summer season with awards on Sunday, August 14.  Attendees also enjoyed ice cream floats.   Awards included:The Hardest Worker awards went to Kennedi Sayler, Belle Pauli, Ella Pederson, and Stella Pulling. Adrienne Korth received the Commitment award. Most Improvement awards... Read more