Benton Community Bobcats took on Des Moines Christian Lions following the Vinton-Shellsburg shoot out against Estherville.Kicking off the game, Joe Notch was chosen to be recognized with the Sportsmanship award for Benton Community. While the team came to fight for a title, they were also carrying the weight of knowing that a fellow Bobcat sophomore Tatum Schroeder had been diagnosed with leukemia.
Tickets to Thursday's game can be purchased at this link: Iowa Events Center | Online Ticket Office | Session 4 - Girls Basketball 5A/4A/3A Semifinals (evenue.net)The school will be providing a pep bus sign-up available for 6th-12th grade students. The cost is $15, which includes the ticket to the game.If you are unable to watch the 2023 IGHSAU Girls State Basketball game in the 3 A Semifinals between Vinton-Shellsburg and Benton Community, you can click on the link below, to watch online.
The Vinton-Shellsburg Girls' Basketball team went to state this year, the first time since 1999. Playing against Estherville Lincoln Central, the girls Class 3A quarterfinals! #8 seeded Vinton-Shellsburg took down the #1 seeded Estherville Lincoln Central and what a game!Students were released two hours early to accommodate travel to the girl's state basketball game at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes will face the Benton Community Bobcats. Both girls' basketball teams will play on Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. To get tickets to the semi-finals click here!The winner of the Semi-Finals will play at the Championship on Friday, March 3rd at 8:00 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Arena. It will be live on IPTV.
Sports commentators continuously referred to Estherville Lincoln Central as "Goliath" in the game against Vinton-Shellburg. In true David form, the Vikettes gave Estherville a "come to Jesus" game. Coming from behind, the Vikettes pulled a win out of the bag stomping the expected champions in a 54-46 win. Should Benton Community Bobcats win their game against Des Moines Christian tonight (Monday) they will face Vinton-Shellsburg on Thursday, at 1:30 p.
The girls' basketball teams in both Vinton-Shellsburg and Benton Community have been in a nail-biting competitions all season. Vinton Shellsburg girls' team beat Grinnell at Grinnell by nine points in a final score of 52-43. Not being left out, Benton Community girls took West Liberty in a 53-44 on their own court in Van Horne.The Well Fargo Arena in Des Moines will be the next chance for the 3A class, to show their best games.
Vinton-Shellsburg boys and girls bowling teams are headed to compete for a state title. The team headed out to Ehlingers and celebrated by painting the town black and gold. The Vinton Shellburg students have been bringing it this season. The wrestlers, boys swim team, both boys and girls bowling, girls' basketball, VSU Special Olympics, and la
Compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union FINAL RANKINGS – CLASS 3ASchool, Record, LW1 Estherville Lincoln Central 20-0, 12 Solon 19-2, 23 West Marshall 20-1, 44 Benton Community 18-3, 35 Des Moines Christian 18-3, 56 Grinnell 15-6, 87 Sioux Center 15-5, 68 Dubuque Wahlert 15-6, 99 Osage 19-2, 710 Vinton-Shellsburg 15-7, 1111 Mount
Kale Schulte, a Vinton-Shellsburg graduate, has been honored for his contributions to the Central College men’s soccer team in the fall of 2022. A freshman midfielder, Schulte received his first varsity letter. His 2022 Stats include 13 games played, 3 shots, 1 shot on goal. Complete stats can be seen HERE.Coach Garry Laidlaw awarded 25 varsity letters after his squad finished 3-11-2 overall and 2-5-1 in the American Rivers Conference.