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
Nine MALST Swimmers Qaulify for State Meet
Nine swimmers from the Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) competed in a state-qualifying meet in Watertown on February 11-13. There were quite a few firsts at this meet. Timbree Spors, age 10, swam in the 100 IM and the 200 IM for the first time in competition. She... Read more
William Karels Earns a First-Place at Brookings Last Chance Meet
Four Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) members attended the Brookings Last Chance Meet on February 5-6. Coach Emily Bjordahl said, “Each swimmer gave it their all, and we came home with several personal best and state-qualifying times.” William Karels placed first in the 500-meter freestyle competition. He also placed fifth in... Read more
Osowski Wins 5th Place at Sioux Falls Invitational
Savanna Osowski competed in the January Invitational hosted by the Sioux Falls Swim Team during the weekend of January 21-23 in Sioux Falls. The meet brought together swimmers from across South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa. Osowski, a senior at MHS, dropped two seconds from her time in the 100-meter... Read more
MALST Wins Six Third-Place Awards in Watertown
Six members of the Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) attended the 2022 Optimist High Point Meet in Watertown on January 15-16. It was the first meet of their winter season. All MALST swimmers cracked the top-six list in at least one event. They also collected six third-place awards. TyLynn Wellnitz and... Read more
Osowski Takes a First at Candy Cane Swim Meet
Savanna Osowski, a Milbank Area Lions Swim Team (MALST) swimmer and senior at MHS, won first place in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Watertown Candy Cane Meet. The meet was held from December 10-12 and featured swimmers from across South Dakota, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Iowa. Osowski also placed second... Read more
MALST Swimmers Hold Awards Banquet
The MALST 2021 summer swim season concluded with celebratory root beer floats at an awards banquet at Milbank Elementary School. According to Coach Jodi Street, Champion Swimmer awards went to: First place – Tylynn Wellnitz; Second Place – Maurina Street; and Third place – Logan Dexter. Avery Schuneman, Liam... Read more
Sea Lions Take Spirit Award at Swimming Championship
MALST swimmers ended their summer with a splash! The Sea Lions brought home the third-place team trophy from the seasonal championship meet by racking up 947 points on Friday and Saturday, July 30-31, at Webster. The Milbank Area swimmers also received the Wayne Stillson Spirit Award and trophy for the second year in a row. Coach... Read more
Osowski Wins Bronze Medal at State A Swim Meet
Eleven Milbank Area Sea Lions (MALST) traveled to the State A Long Course Championship swim meet in Brookings during the weekend of July 23-25.  Coach Jodi Street reported, “We had fantastic weather for the more than 400 athletes from 20 teams who competed.”    The Milbank swimmers placed 10th as a... Read more