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Swim team in the water at Boone this week

Tori Elwick touching the wall (swimmer at top) in a tight finish, taking 3rd place in the 50 Freestyle. The VSU Swim team competed in Boone last night. They faced some strong teams but Vinton-Shellsburg held their own where they could! The team came away with two relays and two individual finishes at 3rd place and some good support points behind those as well. View the results below!

Annual Nathan's Smiles Glow Run October 28

We are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Nathan's Miles Glow Fun Run 5K!!! This is a great, affordable family event. Last year there were over 200 participants and Nathan's Miles Foundation was able to give TWO $2,000 scholarships to two graduating seniors from Vinton-Shellsburg through registrations and generous donations!!There will be a Kids Glow Run at 6:15pm, and then the 5K begins at 7:00pm.
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Girls Swimming 9/19 at Cedar Rapids Kennedy

Tori Elwick (2nd from bottom) pushes hard in the 50 Freestyle on her way to 2nd place finish. The Girls Swim Team did well this week. There is still have some illness circling through the team so we were short-handed again on Tuesday night. In spite of that, the girls still had a strong showing in the events that we did swim!We will be heading to Boone on Tuesday, September 26!

VSU Double Dual with Linn Mar (JV) and Tipton

Vinton-Shellsburg/Union won six events, including all three relays last Thursday night.The 200 Free Relay had their fastest time of the season at 1:58.41. Olivia Schminke had some fantastic splits, going 27.15 in her 50 yard leg of the 200 Free Relay,  1:01.52 in her 100 leg of the 400 Free Relay and 36.20 in her 50 Breaststroke leg of the 200 Medley Relay.

Volleyball Standings for Class 3A Schools

The 2023 FOURTH Iowa High School Volleyball RankingsCompiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic UnionThursday, September 14, 2023 can be seen below! Click to view results!
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Girls Swimming Williamsburg Invitational 9/11/23

Tori Elwick & Olivia Schminke with their medals won at the Williamsburg Invitational The Williamsburg meet resulted in medals for two local swimmers. Tori Elwick came away with two 3rd place finishes in her individual 50 and 100 Freestyles. Olivia Schminke has been making great strides in a new event for her this season - the 100 Breaststroke - cutting time each meet she swims it. She took home a 2nd place medal last night and shaved well over 2 seconds off her previous best.

Viking Wrestling Club October 10, 2023

The Viking Wrestling club is designed to help area youth improve their wrestling skills, be part of a team, and build a foundation for future wrestling activities. There will be several optional opportunities throughout the year to attend tournaments and dual meets across Iowa in preparation for AAU and Super Pee Wee District and State competitions.

Girls Swimming Waterloo Meet on 9/9/23

Olivia Schminke competes in the Waterloo swim meet, swimming the breast stroke. Girls Swimming was at Waterloo Saturday for a 9-team invitational. Final results are attached, and one photo - Olivia Schminke completing the breaststroke leg of her 200 Individual Medley, she placed 4th out of 23 in the event.Tori Elwick was our highest place finisher on the day - bringing home a 3rd place finish in the 100 Freestyle in a time of 1:01.
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Vinton Lions Club 1st Annual Pickleball Tournament - Battle for the Paddle

The Vinton Lions Foundation will hold its 1st Annual Pickleball Tournament, "Battle for the Paddle." A one day Pickleball Tournament with limited spots available, so it may fill up quickly!Registration Opens at 9:00 AM on Saturday, September 9, 2023 – ONLINE ONLY REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED Links and QR Code will not be active until this time.The link for registration can be found here: https://www.

Special Olympics Iowa Hosts Inaugural Fall Classic September 29 and 30

~The tournament is open to the public, and admission is free~ Athletes and Unified partners from across the state will assemble in West Des Moines on September 29 and 30 to compete in the Special Olympics Iowa Fall Classic. The Fall Classic will feature over 600 athletes competing in volleyball, pickleball, flag football, equestrian, and Unified golf.
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