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RedTail Sports Shooting Earns Fifth Trap-Singles Title at Nationals

Blaedyn Benscoter shot a perfect 100 and finished seventh among the 584 Trap-Single shooters. Hawkeye RedTail Sports Shooting claimed numerous awards, including team titles in Trap-Singles and Trap-Doubles, and High-Over-All Runner-Up at the 2023 ACUI/SCTP College Nationals held March 20-25, at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, Texas.“We shot really well for this being these RedTails first time at the National Shooting Complex,” said head coach Troy Emley.

Spring Thunder special to open 2023 season April 30 at Benton County Speedway

The first green flag of the season is set to wave during Spring Thunder action Sunday, April 30 at Benton County Speedway.The special event serves as the first stop for the inaugural season of the Pro Late Model Tour and will offer increased prize money to a number of divisions that compete weekly at The Bullring.In addition to the $300-to-start, $1,500-to-win Late Model special, Friesen Performance IMCA Modifieds will vie for a $1,250 winner’s share and qualifying eligibility for this year’s Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational.
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Color Rush Dodgeball Tournament April 29, 5:00 p.m.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting a dodgeball tournament for 6th Grade and older. Teams will be made up of 8 people.The Color Rush Dodgeball Tournament will be held on April 29, at 5:00 pm in the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Gym.Cost: $20.00 per teamContact: Ashley HessonEmail:

Car Show April 1, No Foolin'!

Saturday, April 1, beginning at noon and ending at 4:00 p.m. there will be a Benton County Speedway car show sponsored by the Ron Da Voo Lounge located at 414 1st Ave. in Vinton. Vote for your favorite! Prizes awarded in each class:IMCA ModifiedIMCA Sport ModIMCA Stock CarIMCA Hobby StockIMCA Sport CompactLegends Best of Show trophy sponsored by&nb

Iowa High School Athletic Association releases football district assignments

The Iowa High School Athletic Association on Monday released its high school football assignments for the 2023 and 2024 seasons.Teams in the eight-player division through Class 4A are assigned to districts and Class 5A teams are separated into groups. Assignments are on a two-year cycle.Schedules for the 2023 and 2024 seasons will be released in April, according to the IHSAA.
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Shellsburg Recreation Summer Ball sign up by March 19

The deadline to sign up for Shellsburg Recreation Summer Ball is just around the corner! You must apply by March 19th!Click here to download the registration form.

Hawkeye Community College Announces New Men's and Women's Wrestling Program

Men's and Women's Teams to Begin Competition in Fall 2024Hawkeye Community College is adding men's and women's wrestling to its slate of intercollegiate athletic programs."Providing opportunities is what we are best at, and these new sport offerings will serve as a great pathway for high school students to compete and continue their education," said Ethan Crawford, Director of Athletics and Recreation.

WaMaC announces West All Conference Girls Basketball Honors

2022-2023 WaMaC WEST All-Conference Girls Basketball Teams* Unanimous Selection1st Team:* Jenna Twedt Sr Benton* Emma Townsley Jr Benton* Ava Locklear Jr CCA* Bliss Beck Jr CCAAlyssa Griffith Sr Vinton-ShellsburgAbby Davis Sr Vinton-ShellsburgMya Hilers So CPU2nd Team:McKenna Kramer Jr BentonCarly Rich So WilliamsburgAddy Tupa So CPUAverie Lower Fr
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Benton Community beats Vinton-Shellsburg in the Semi Finals 51-42

Bobcat Coaches The face-off between Vinton-Shellsburg and Benton Community on the basketball court in Des Moines has been the talk of the town. Vinton-Shellsburg knocked the team that was considered to be the best, Estherville off their first-place standing. The game finished in Vinton's favor at 54-46. Benton Community took on Des Moines Christian. It was clear that the Bobcats weren't fooling around.

LIVE Game Watch Party, Vinton Skate Center, Thursday, March 2

The Vinton Parks and Recreation Department will be closing the Rec Center temporarily on Thursday, March 2 from noon until 4:15 p.m. The staff will be preparing for the LIVE GAME WATCH PARTY at the Vinton SKATE CENTER!DOORS OPEN AT 1:00 p.m.
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