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7th Grade Club Volleyball Wins Silver Tournament on Saturday

By Tressa Walton · March 18th, 2019
The 7th Grade Club Volleyball team recently competed in the State Tournament that was held Saturday in Ankeny. After two tough rounds of pool play the group advanced into the Silver Bracket. After defeating the SCC Titans in three games, St. Ansgar in three games, BCLUW in three games, they went on to play the NWI Blue team for the top spot in the silver tournament.

Harrelson signs to Bowl with the Hawkeye Community College Red Tails

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 16th, 2019
On Thursday evening, NathanĀ Harrelson signed a letter of intent to attend Hawkey Community to join the Red Tails. Appropriately, Nathan signed to attend the college from his seat at Berry's Lanes in Vinton.Nathan's parents, Tom and Mary, were at his side as he signed the necessary paperwork.Coach Randy Dodge, from Hawkeye Community College, explained to the three the various requirements that Nathan would need to meet to retain his place on the team.

All WAMAC WEST Boys Basketball (West Division) Announced

By Vinton Today · February 28th, 2019
Congratulations to the boys chosen for the All-Wamac West Boys Basketball Teams. Vinton-Shellsburg, Center Point-Urbana, and Benton Community Boys Basketball are proud to announce the players who made the All-WaMaC West division teams. The three teams are made up of the selected players via the Conference coaches.

All WAMAC Girls Basketball (West Division) Announced

By Vinton Today · February 27th, 2019
Congratulations to the girls chosen for the All-Wamac Girls Basketball Teams. Vinton-Shellsburg, Center Point-Urbana, and Benton Community Girls Basketball are proud to announce the players who made the All-WaMaC West division teams. The three teams are made up of the selected players via the Conference coaches.

The Viking Youth Baseball Clinic to be Held March 9th

By Jim Thompson · February 25th, 2019
The Head varsity coach will be hosting a youth baseball clinic on March 9th. 1st-5th grade will participate in the morning with 6th-8th in the afternoon. Flyer and additional information is available on the Vinton Softball Baseball Corp Facebook page or email us at vintonsbcorp@hotmail.com and we can send you the flyer, or simply click here.

Additional players needed for 8U Spring/Summer Baseball Team

By Jim Thompson · February 25th, 2019
The Marvin Lindsey Baseball league is looking for additional players for our 8U team. This team will be made up of 2nd & 3rd grade boys who will play 12-15 games and a couple of tournaments this summer. We are looking for 5 more players to field a team in the PST League. The due date to sign up is this Friday.

Scott Betterton places 3rd in State Wrestling Tournament

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 19th, 2019
This trip to Iowa's State Wrestling Tournament found three of Vinton Shellsburg's top wrestlers fighting for the medals. On his first trip to the state competition, Brock Radeke was a state qualifier.His brother Luke Radeke (138) made his third trip to the state tournament and brought home 5th place.

Merle Roths to be Inducted into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 15th, 2019
In an article from 2000, Merle Roths, one of those Vinton's small town celebrities, said that he dreamed of one day being elected to the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame. Saturday night that dream will come true at the Iowa State Wrestling Meet. Roths, 95 who still does his pushups every day, won the 105-pound wrestling championship in 1941.

Three Vinton Wrestlers headed to State Meet

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 13th, 2019
Vinton-Shellsburg's Luke and Brock Radeke, as well as Scott Betterton, are headed to Des Moines to compete in the Class 2A Wrestling meet. The will be the first time that Brock has competed at the state level but the 3rd time for Scott and Luke. Also from the area, there will also be 7 wrestlers from the Union High School and 3 from Center Point-Urbana.

Luke Radeke Receives 150th Wrestling Win at Weekend Meet

By Valerie Close, Editor · February 11th, 2019
Vinton Shellsburgs Luke Radeke had a landmark win with his 150th win at the wrestling match this weekend at Central Dewitt.Congratulations Luke! The following wrestlers placed as well: Brock Radeke 2nd Luke Radeke 1st Scott Betterton 1st Chris King 4th Click to see pictures of the winning wrestlers.

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