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
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