Vikette cross country 15th at the Hawk InvitationalMANCHESTER - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity cross country team competed at the Hawk Invitational at the Hart Ridge Golf Course in Manchester and got 15th place.Senior Charlee Johnson, finished 42nd in the overall standings with a 22:03, freshman Olivia Primrose finished 74th, Molly Haisman w
Vikette volleyball defeats Trojans, 3-1 (25-10, 25-20 23-25, 25-23)VINTON - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity volleyball team (16-13, 3-2 WaMaC West) took on the South Tama County Trojans (14-17, 1-5 WaMaC West) inside Garrison Fieldhouse on Oct. 5 to honor their seniors, Kate Hyland, Brynn Patterson, Aly Smith, and Samantha Walton.Junior [st]ter led the Vikettes in assists with 30, senior Brynn Patterson led the Vikettes in kills with 12 (three per [st]), junior Alyssa Griffith led the Vikettes in blocks with four (one per [st]), senior libero Kate Hyland led the Vikettes in digs with 15 (3.
Vikette volleyball 2-2 at the Sailor InvitationalWATERLOO - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity volleyball team (15-13) took to Columbus Catholic High School in Waterloo for the Sailor Invitational and finished 2-2. They defeated the Waterloo West Wahawks 2-0 (21-12, 21-19), defeated the Independence Mustangs (23-21, 18-21, 15-11), lost to the BCLUW Comets 2-1 (18-21, 21-17, 15-13), and lost to the Marion Wolves 2-0 (25-14, 25-18).
Benton defeats Vikings 21-7VINTON - The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity football team (2-4, 1-1 Class 3A District 4) took on the Benton Bobcats (5-1, 2-0 Class 3A District 4) at the Karr Athletic Complex for their homecoming game on Oct. 1 and were defeated 21-7.Senior Kaden Kingsbury led the Vikings with 93 yards passing on an 11/16 passing night for a touchdown.
The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place tonight during halftime of the Varsity Football game, starting at 7:30PM. The following list includes the Individuals who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Denny Rommann, a 1976 Graduate Gene Ries, a 1991 Graduate Logan Williams, a 2011 GraduateDylan Rickels, a 2007 GraduateAddy (Rickels) Schoening, a 2009 Graduate Kelyn Rickels, a 2013 Graduate Lastly the 2012-2013 Boys Basketball Team Following the football game there will be a public reception at the Vinton County Club.
Girls swimming was at Grinnell last night against Boone and Grinnell. We changed up our usual entries a lot last night - giving the girls a chance to swim some different events. That always makes for an interesting night, and sometimes we find new events that are good fits for them! Justyce Dominick and Carleigh Wilson took first and second respectively in the 200 IM - an event neither girl had swam this season.
Viking cross country fifth at Clipper Cross Country ClassicIOWA CITY - The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity cross country team traveled to the Iowa City Kickers' Soccer Club in Iowa City for the Clipper Cross Country Classic and finished fifth. Elijah Blix finished ninth with a 19:41.38.Aldin Swanson finished 13th with a 19:58.00, Merritt Bodeker finished 14th with a 20:07.
Vikette cross country sixth at Clipper Cross Country ClassicIOWA CITY - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity cross country team took to the Iowa City Kickers' Soccer Complex for the Clipper Cross Country Classic on Sept. 27 and finished sixth as a team with the highlight of the night being Olivia Primrose finishing ninth in the overall standings with a 24:45.
Vikette volleyball defeats Stormin' Pointers 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 27-25)CENTER POINT - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity volleyball team took on the Center Point-Urbana Stormin' Pointers at Center Point-Urbana High School in Center Point and won 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 27-25).Junior Brylee Bruce led the Vikettes in assists with 27 (nine per set), senior Samantha Walton led the Vikettes in kills with 3.
Viking cross country finishes sixth at the VS InvitationalVINTON - The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity cross country team had their home meet on Sept. 21 and finished sixth out of 10 teams. The feature runner in the boys race for the Vikings was Elijah Blix, who got fifth place with a time of 18:16.1.Aldin Swanson finished in 15th with a time of 19:07.