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VS Wrestling Cheer Squad Apparel & Gifts now Available

The VS Wrestling Cheer Squad has teamed up with Blessed Duo and is selling apparel and gift items to raise money for new mats, uniforms and camp opportunities. The online store is open until Dec 9th. Items will arrive in time for Christmas delivery. Click the link to shop online to support your cheerleaders and a local business. Thank you for your support!https://blessed-duo-llc.

VS/CPU Boys Swim at Linn Mar

The VS/CPU boys swim split on Tuesday night at Linn Mar vs LM and Waterloo. Linn Mar is going to be one of the top few teams in the state. They are absolutely loaded. We swam really well for our first meet. Ian Allsup is off to a great start in his quest to capture five team records this season. In his first swim of the year, he almost got the 200 Free record, missing by just 0.
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Vikette Basketball Team visits Kiwanis

Ryan Davis, and the Vinton Vikettes basketball team, spoke with the Vinton Kiwanis group.Davis shared the accomplishments of the team. This year Joe Johnson, who coached the boy's basketball team for the last several years took on the team after a series of events left them in need of a coach.Davis said, "If you haven't been following our team for the last several years, this is the year that you might want to.

Vinton-Shellsburg Bowling Teams Victorious

Tonight, was our first bowling meet and all teams were victorious.  I am so proud of the spirit these kids bring to the table.  It is such a great sight to have members stepping up and taking on the challenge in the new season.  We have a long way to go but looking forward to it Below are the stats for each teamBoys VarsityGame

Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes fall short

Class 3A Seventh-ranked Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes fell short to the Class 1A third-ranked North Linn Lynx on Saturday evening at Kirkwood Community College’s Johnson Hall Rivalry Saturday.After the Vikettes took a brief 5-4 lead, the Lynx held the advantage lead after one quarter 19-12, the Lynx had 38-28 at the half. At the end of the third quarter the Vikettes were behind 38-50.
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Kreutner signs with Kirkwood Community College

Sophia Kreutner, the daughter of Brian and Jennifer Kreutner has signed with Kirkwood Community College with plans to join the softball team. Kruetner's future plans include attending Kirkwood's Ag Business transfer program. Congratulations Sophia!

Three Area Schools in the the top 8 Girls' Basketball Rankings

The latest basketball rankings are in from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. All three area schools are listed in the top 8 in the rankings. Benton Community came in 5th 19-6, Vinton-Shellsburg at 7th 15-9 and Center Point-Urbana 21-4 in the Class 3A rankings.The schools will only need to knock out Estherville-Lincoln Central, Unity Christian, Davenport Assumption and West Marshall (Ranked 1-4 respectively) as well as West Liberty who stands in the 6th slot.

Three area High school girls’ basketball teams Ranked

The 2022-23 Iowa high school girls' basketball season opened practice last week, with competition beginning this week. Benton, Center Point-Urbana, and Vinton-Shellsburg girls’ basketball teams are in the preseason Cedar Rapids Gazette’s rankings.V/S opens the regular season this week away at Grinnell on November 17th at 7:30 p.m. Next week Center Point Urbana will open their regular season away with Marion on November 22nd and Benton Community opens its regular season away on November 26th at CPU.

Benton County Undivided Winter Games December 6

Benton County Undivided: Winter Games will be held December 6th at the Vinton-Shellsburg Middle School. We will put school rivalries to the side, and unite students served by Special Education programs throughout Benton County. The goal of this event is to highlight our similarities rather than our differences!  The winter games are open to any student pre-school through 12th grade served by a special education program in Benton County.

Vinton-Shellsburg Dance Team Dance Apparel Store Open through November 17

The VS Voyager Dance team is selling apparel to raise money for team expenses.  The online store will close on November 17th.  Thank you for your support!The Vinton Shellsburg Voyager Dance Apparel Store is open until Thursday, November 17th. This is a limited fundraiser. Once store is closed and apparel is delivered the extra profits from the store will be donated back to the Voyager Dance Team.
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