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Vikette soccer defeats Bobcats 2-0

Vikette soccer defeats Bobcats 2-0VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity soccer team (2-0, 1-0 WaMaC West) took on the Benton Community Bobcats at the Karr Athletic Complex on March 31 and earned a 2-0 win over the Bobcats.Junior striker Abby Davis sallied two goals in one-and-a-half minutes in the second half so the Vikettes won 2-0 at the end of the game, the game was scoreless at halftime.

Vikette soccer defeats Comets 8-0 on Opening Night

Vikette soccer defeats Comets 8-0 on Opening Night at the Karr Athletic ComplexVINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity soccer team took on the West Liberty Comets at the Karr Athletic Complex for Opening Night for the 2022 season on March 29. The Vikettes led 3-0 going into the halftime locker room and erupted for five goals in the second half to win the match 8-0.
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Vinton-Shellsburg High School Wrestlers celebrated by Vinton Lions

Coach Sheston of the Vinton-Shellsburg School District presented and praised the hard work of the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Wrestlers at the Vinton Lions Club meeting. Lions members enjoyed celebrating their accomplishments. State competitors In attendance were Bailey Weeks, placing 4th in State, Rachel Bane, placing 8th in State, Bree Swanson, placing 3rd in State, Curtis Erickson, Brady Ortner, placing 3rd in State, Aldin Swanson, Carter Lamont, Gabe Sanders, placing 1st in State, Cooper Sanders, placing 2nd in State.

Sign up to join the Shellsburg Recreation Center - Baseball/Softball Teams

Shellsburg Recreation Center - Baseball/SoftballSign Up TODAY!!Registration forms are available HERE for download. These can simply be filled out and mailed in with a check.ALL GAMES ARE LOCATED IN BENTON COUNTY!!ProgramsT-Ball - 6 week program May - June - Preschool and KidergartenCoach Pitch - 8 week program May - June - 1st and 2nd GradersLIttle League - Softball and Baseball - April - June - 3rd, 4th and 5th GradersPony League - Softball and Baseball - April - June - 6th, 7th and 8th GradersDEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MARCH 20, 2022Questions, please contact Rhonda Bridgewatter, Shellsburg Rec Director, 319-558-9914, rbridgewater@mercycare.

Benton County Speedway hosts opener for IMCA Frostbuster Week

Benton County Speedway rolls out the red carpet for opening night of the five-race IMCA Frostbuster Week.The Wednesday, April 6 show at Vinton, sponsored by Michael & Dowd and by Wayne’s Repair, features IMCA Modifieds running for $1,000 to win while IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars chase a $500 top prize. IMCA Northern SportMods run for $400 to win, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks for $250.
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Michelle Stepanek resigns after 24 seasons as Vikette volleyball coach

 The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity volleyball program's winningest coach, Michelle Stepanek has resigned after 24 seasons (1994-2007, 2012-21) at the helm of the program. She coached the sophomores in 1992 and 1993.Stepanek coached the Vikettes to the 1999 State Volleyball Tournament and to the 2005, 2007 and 2021 Regional championship matches.

Benton County Speedway car show set for April 2

An old tradition is returning for race fans of The Bullring.What used to be an annual event to kick off the season at Benton County Speedway, the annual car show on the streets of downtown Vinton is making its return.Sponsored and hosted by Ron Da Voo Lounge and Deli, competitors at The Bullring are invited to put their cars on display from noon-4 p.

Shellsburg Area Community Group (SACG) - Golf Fundraiser June 25, Save the Date

The Shellsburg Area Community Group’s Annual Golf Outing will be held on June 25.  Make plans now to join in the fun at Wildcat Golf Course on Saturday, June 25! SACG will be hosting its 10th annual golf outing on the morning of June 25 at Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg. All funds raised will go toward community projects and services in Shellsburg.

VPRD offering Adult Men's Softball and COED Softball FREE for 2022

Vinton Parks and Recreation Department is offering Adult Men's Softball and COED Softball FREE for the 2022 season! Get a team together, click on the category above and sign up now! The deadline for registration is April 21st. Register at:

The Shellsburg Lions 9th Annual Golf Fundraiser

The Shellsburg Lions will host their 20th Annual Golf Fundraiser on June 12 starting at 9 am. This will be the Shellsburg Lions 9th Annual Golf Fundraiser in partnership with Better Together animal rescue in Vinton and the Iowa Humane Alliance in Cedar Rapids host this annual event to support the Shellsburg community.For those who wish to sponsor our Golf Fundraiser, click the Sponsorship link below, download the form and mail back with payment (check or call with credit card) For more information, click on the following flyers: Golf Flyer, Sponsorship Flyer, Raffle Flyer.
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