by Tyler Cardarella-Gasper Lake Mills Graphic
An unprecedented run of six straight trips to State ended for the Lake Mills wrestling program last season. With a squad that consisted of over half freshmen, the Bulldogs were unable to advance through Regional Duals to continue the streak.
Varsity volleyball team member, Ellie Hanna, has been selected to the Class 2A Northeast All-District team.
Alissa Dean, LMCS middle school and high school Spanish teacher, has alerted the Graphic about some very big news—LMCS  has started their inaugural year of girls wrestling.  
Alissa Dean, LMCS middle school and high school Spanish teacher, has alerted the Graphic about some very big news—LMCS  has started their inaugural year of girls wrestling.  
RedTail Softball head coach Coach Courtney Calkins announced the signing of Maddie Edwards to the 2023-2024 recruiting class. Maddie is the daughter of Sari Edwards and attends Lake Mills High School.


Iowa delegates competed in a variety of disciplines at the 2022 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 26-July 1. About 700 4-H youth from 39 states across the country competed in compound archery, recurve archery, air rifle, air pistol, .22 rifle, .22 pistol,...
Softball Region 5 Quarterfinal The LMHS softball team took the field for the third time this season against the Belmond-Klemme Broncos in the Class 2A-Region 5 Quaterfinal game last Wednesday, July 6. In another closely contested game, the Bulldogs were able to defeat the Broncos 7-5, allowing...
The LMHS softball team had several members nominated to All-Conference for their performances this season. Juniors Madison Edwards and Natalie Brandenburg and sophomore Dottie Byars all received first team All-Conference honors. Edwards played catcher for the Bulldogs, and had a great conference...
Softball vs North Union The LMHS softball team suffered their seventh overall loss of the season last Monday, June 27, as they were defeated 1-10 by #2 ranked North Union. Though Dottie Byars pitched a decent game, Head Coach Bill Byrnes noted that North Union “are just really great hitters,”...
Softball vs Osage The LMHS softball team began last week with a narrow 7-8 loss to #11 ranked Osage, Monday, June 20. The Bulldogs initially took the lead, scoring two runs in the first inning to put them ahead of the Green Devils. However, Osage would go on to score five runs over the following...
The Lake Mills Baseball Travel Team participated in a home tournament, Saturday, June 25, and came out champions. Scores were as follows: 9-1 Rockwell Hercules; 27-2 North Iowa Rattlers; and 17-5 Albert Lea.  
The Lake Mills boys’ basketball program held its annual fifth through eighth grade summer youth camp, June 13-16. The camp was led by Bulldog head coach Kyle Menke and 2015 Lake Mills graduate, Josh Peters. Current Bulldog varsity players, Denton Kingland and Aiden Stensrud, also assisted...
Softball vs West Hancock The LMHS softball team scored their second victory of the season over the West Hancock Eagles last Monday, June 13, convincingly defeating them 15-4. The Bulldogs seized the initiative early, and Lake Mills had a 7-0 lead as the game went into the 4th inning. The Eagles...
North Union Softball The No. 3 rated team in Division 2A North Union scored nine runs in the sixth inning to top visiting Lake Mills 13-3, last Monday night, June 6. “Our girls competed well and will rebound for Wednesday’s game at North Iowa,” coach Bill Byrnes said. Pitcher Dottie Byars had...
The Lake Mills Trap Team participated in the state meet, Saturday, June 4, at Stockdale’s Gun Club in Ackley. Olivia Walton (right) placed first in the Women’s JV Division. Aiden Mattern (left) placed second in the Men’s JV Division. The team finished sixth.


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