Elaine Helgeson (left), Lake Mills, scored a hole-in-one, Tuesday, July 3, at Rice Lake Golf and Country Club. She used her driver on hole #4 to send the ball 139 yards.
Elaine Helgeson (left), Lake Mills, scored a hole-in-one, Tuesday, July 3, at Rice Lake Golf and Country Club. She used her driver on hole #4 to send the ball 139 yards.
By Chris Vrba For the Lake Mills Graphic The Bulldog baseball team saw its offense stall as the squad scored only a single run in the regular season’s final week.
By Chris Vrba for the Lake Mills Graphic The Lake Mills baseball team built some momentum last week as the Bulldogs prepare to wrap the regular season and begin their tournament trail this week.
By Chris Vrba for the lake mills graphic Osage wins over Lake Mills
By Chris Vrba (photos by Lory Groe) for the lake mills graphic The Lake Mills softball team ended the week at 1-17 overall after dropping road games to Forest City and Osage.


As Lake Mills and South Winnesheik battled for the second playoff spot in the district, the game played out much as you would expect a matchup between two good teams—nothing came easily and the team that made the fewest mistakes would likely emerge on top. In the beginning, it looked like mistakes...
 ~ @ Forest City ~  The Bulldog cross country team was again paced by Carson Rygh, who finished second overall in the meet, in 16:51, .3 seconds behind the first place finisher. “Carson ran an exceptional race finishing in under 17 minutes to place second overall,” observed Coach Jamie Haugen. “...
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Things are never easy for Lake Mills when they face Forest City in volleyball, traveling to their gym, makes it even harder. But, the Bulldogs were able to overcome all obstacles—including their own uneven play—to win the match in five sets last Tuesday night. “An amazing night for high school...
On a night where defense dominated the game, Lake Mills defense rose to the occasion, allowing only an early Panther touchdown, while picking off two passes to help seal the deal in a 13-6 district win over Central Springs last Friday. With the win, Lake Mills assured themselves of a winning...
After spending the last several weeks in the #5 slot, the Bulldogs Volleyball team moved up to #4 this week. While their set streak was borken by Forest City earlier in the week, they remain perfect in match pay on the season at 30-0.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association yesterday released sites to hold cross country state qualifying meets later this month. The Lake Mills Bulldogs will travel to Cedar Falls in their attempt to qualify both invididually and as a team. All state qualifying meets will be held on Thursday,...
Lory Groe for the Lake Mills Graphic
In a game they controlled from start to finish, the Lake Mills Bulldogs celebrated their Homecoming with a 28-7 win over BCLUW last Friday night. The win moves the Bulldogs to 4-2 overall, and 3-1 in the district—something Coach Bill Byrnes noted in his postgame comments. “We are down to three...
Sydney Dahl and Robyn Bowman are both in position for the dig.
Playing their only match of the week, the Bulldogs “did what we needed to do,” in a straight set win over the North Iowa Bison, last Tuesday night, said Coach Jim Boehmer. In doing so, they retained their No. 5 ranking and their unbeaten run to 29-0 on the season, with one big conference test left...
As both teams opened the game struggling to generate any offense, the opening of the second quarter opened the floodgates to an offensive explosion, that found the Bulldogs with just enough firepower to hold off MFL-MarMac 34-26. “We built a 27-6 lead and held off a MFL rally to win 34-26,” noted...
Lory Groe for the Lake Mills Graphic
~ @ North Union ~ While they did not play perfect volleyball last Tuesday night in Armstrong, the girls did enough to stay perfect on the season, winning the match in straight sets and running their record to 22-0 on the season. “Tonight we played three poor sets,” observed Coach Jim Boehmer...


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