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
Milbank Swimmers Earn Third at Seasonal Championships
The Milbank-Watertown Area Swim Club received third place at the Seasonal Championships held in Webster from July 29-31. Seasonal championships are open only to swimmers participating in the summer session. Milbank High Point Individuals included:  Jackson Hendricks  – First place – Men – Age 5-6  Mason Pauli – Third... Read more
Milbank Swimmers Capture Second at State
The 2022 South Dakota Long Course Championship Meet was hosted at the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls on July 22-24.  Nine Milbank swimmers competed and also participated in relays with the Watertown Swim Club. The Milbank swimmers helped Watertown take home the second-place team finish.  Three Milbank swimmers ranked in first... Read more
Swimmers Take Top Honors at State B
Four Milbank swimmers competed in the 2022 South Dakota Long Course State B Championship meet held July 15-17 in Yankton.  All four had outstanding performances. TyLynn Wellnitz, Adrienne Korth, and Ryan Steffen each earned a first-place finish and Jada Leigh Wellnitz took home a second-place finish. TyLynn Wellnitz, female 9-10, won... Read more
10 MALST Swimmers Qualify for State A Tournament
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) qualified 10 swimmers for the State A Championship Meet. The meet will be held in Sioux Falls from July 22-24.    Swimmers and their races include:  Crosby Bass— 100-meter backstroke, 50-meter backstroke, and 100-meter freestyle. Thomas Bass– 200-meter freestyle, 50-meter butterfly, 100-meter backstroke, 50-meter freestyle, 50-meter... Read more
Ty Wellnitz Earns Three Wins at Splash Central
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) competed at the 2022 Splash Central Invitational in Huron from June 24-26. TyLynn Wellnitz competed in the female 9-10 division. She earned first place in the 200-meter freestyle, first place in the 400-meter freestyle, first place in the100-meter backstroke, second place in the 200-meter IM, second place in the 50-meter... Read more
Many Firsts Won by Milbank Swimmers at 41st Annual Invitational
The 41st Annual Milbank Invitational was held June 17 -18 at Unity Health and Fitness Center. Adrienne Korth was selected Swimmer of the Meet. Coaches stated, “Adrienne had time improvements and was willing to help in a relay to fill the team.  Adrienne also works very hard in practice and with a... Read more
MALST Takes 11 Firsts at Too Cool for the Outdoor Pool
The Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) competed at the Too Cool for the Outdoor Pool Meet on Saturday and Sunday in Watertown. Katie Sinner, one of the coaches for the Milbank squad, said “This was the first meet of the year, and our swimmers did great. There were... Read more
Osowski and Wellnitz Earn Medals at State Swim Meet
Savanna Osowski, senior Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) swimmer, took second place in the 1000-yard Freestyle event during the 2022 South Dakota State A Swim Championships for swimmers 13 and over. The meet took place at the Mitchell Recreational Center from March 4-6. Osowski earned her second-place medal by dropping 11 seconds... Read more
Karels and Dexter Get Wins at State B Swimming Tourney
Hope Karels and Logan Dexter, two MALST swimmers, attended the 2022 State B Championship Meet in Sioux Falls during the weekend of February 18-20. Their goal was to add events to their repertoire at the State A Championship meet. Coach Emily Bjordahl reported both swimmers were successful! Karels competed in the 200-meter... Read more