Huge Day for the Stormin’ Vikings

Vinton Shellsburg's Stormin' Vikings Swim Team (Photos courtesy of Kelly Allsup) Saturday in Dubuque was a day of firsts for the Stormin' Vikings as they achieved a number of program "firsts" as they qualified in two individual events and two relays. Competing in a single-class sport against large schools that partner with other large schools, it can be a daunting task to finish in the top 32 individuals or the top 24 relays. But the team rose to the occasion turning in by far their best performance of the season.

Vinton Knights of Columbus free throw contest results

The Vinton Knights of Columbus Marian Council 3893 held their annual free throw contest on Sunday, February 5 at the Vinton Shellsburg middle school gym.  The contest is for all area girls and boys ages 9 to 14.   The winners were:10 year old Girls – Alexis Primrose12 year old Girls – Ava Schirm13 year old Girls – Ayden Nosbish

VS High School students aim high in the sport of Archery

Sara Rommann teaches 4th Grade at Tilford Elementary in the Vinton-Shellsburg School District for her "day job" and has also taken on teaching archery to high school students after school. It's been a long journey to get the program started Rommann said. She began her efforts to get the archery program started before COVID hit working with then-superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock.

10th Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings

2022-23 TENTH Iowa Girls High School Basketball RankingsCompiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic UnionCLASS 3ARanking/School/Record/LW1  Estherville Lincoln Central 17-0, 12  Solon 16-2, 2 3  Benton Community 16-2, 3Benton will play against Anamosa on February 11, 7:00 p.m. @ Anamosa4  West Marshall 17-1, 45  Des Moines Christian 15-3, 56  Sioux Center 14-2, 67  Osage 17-1, 78  Grinnell 12-5, 89  Dubuque Wahlert 13-5.

Stormin Vikings Conference Meet

Ian Allsup celebrating one of his wins in the pool. He also broke both his brother Isaac's and the Conference Meet records! Neither the weather nor a computer malfunction could hold back the Stormin’ Vikings Saturday as the team headed to Coe College to compete in the North Central Swim Conference (NCSC) Meet, coming away with a second-place finish for the second year in a row. The 200 Medley Relay of Wes Farrell, Ian Vrba, Ian Allsup and James DeSmet announced its presence early with a comfortable, yet surprising win.

Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings for the week of 1/26/23

2022-23 NINTH Iowa Girls High School Basketball RankingsCompiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic UnionThursday, January 26, 2023Class 3A

Vinton Softball Baseball Corp to hold registration Sunday, February 19

Registration for the 2023 Marv Lindsey (VSBC) baseball season will be held on Sunday, February 19th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm in the Vinton Shellsburg high school commons. Please stop in to register for the upcoming season (grades 1st - 7th) or to ask any questions about our program.

Swim Meet at Cedar Rapids Washington Results

It was another night of record performances Tuesday at Cedar Rapids Washington. The Stormin’ Vikings swim team turned in another strong performance as they moved closer to the culmination of their season.  Swimming against the non-district teams of the larger MVC schools, the squad left their top relays and most of their top swimmers in exhibition status or in events other than their primary strokes.

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest February 5 for ages 9-14

On Sunday, February 5th the Knights of Columbus is having a Free Throw Contest in Vinton.  The contest will take place at the Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School gym from 1-3 pm. Boys and Girls ages 9-14 are welcome to participate. 

Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings 1/19/23

The 2022-23 EIGHTH Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings for Thursday, January 19, 2023 have been compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union:In the Class 3A Atlantic has dropped out.Rankings are below:Rank/School/Record/LW1 Estherville 13-0 12 Unity Christian 9-2 23 Solon 13-1 34 Benton Community 12-2 45 West Marshall 13-1 56 D
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