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The VInton Aquatic Club Swimming and Diving (either/or) registration is in progress for the 2019 Summer Season, all skill levels are welcome from beginners to competitive. Learn a lifelong skill, stay active and meet new friends!VAC competes in meets with other area swim and diving clubs. This is a great way to start conditioning if your child is thinking about swimming in high school.

V-S Boys Soccer Team takes on South Tama

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 23rd, 2019
* Disclaimer: From the headline, you will assume this is a normal sports article, but it's not.Watching my first ever soccer game, I think the thing that impressed me the most was the heart that these boys put into the game. On a funnier note, I kept thinking, "Look Ma, no hands!" But the mom in me was thinking, "Ouch that has got to hurt, especially if they get kicked in the shins!" Which could happen very easily and knowing how strong boys are, that would really leave a bruise! Of course, I also cringed every time I saw the ball bounce off o...

Regional Girls Golf at Waverly

By Janet Woodhouse · May 22nd, 2019
May 20, 2019Regional Girls GolfWaverly Municipal Golf Course, par 70Weather: sunny, low 60sTeam Results (top two teams advance to State):Dubuque Wahlert 335C. Rapids Xavier 339Clear Lake 377Decorah 396Waverly-Shell Rock 400Center Point-Urbana 400W. Delaware 403Vinton-Shellsburg 406Independence 413Hampton-Dumont 418Charles City 427Iowa Falls-Alden 427Medalist:Ashley DeLong, Clear Lake 76 (Top six advance as well as ties for 6th place)Anna Nacos, D.

8th Graders sign to play Football for Vinton Shellsburg

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 21st, 2019
Tonight the newest team signed to play football for Vinton-Shellsburg. The 8th-grade boys met with Coach Womochil in the high school auditorium where the coach explained what will be expected from each of them as they sign to play football for the Vinton Shellsburg team. Encouraging the boys to be their very best as they represent the school and the team.

Rain has been declared the winner of tonight’s Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights Tour event at Sports Park Raceway.The Fort Dodge speedplant was to host opening night for the 10th annual tour for IMCA Modifieds Tuesday evening. IMCA and track officials hope to reschedule that race for later this summer.

State Track Meet Brings Awards

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 17th, 2019
State Track - Des Moines:The Vinton-Shellsburg's Track Teams are in Des Moines at the State competition The following results, are in so far but the event is not finished, so be sure to check out the links below!Congratulations to: Lauren Upmeyer placing 3rd in Discus - Class 3A.Gracie Horst placed 8th place in the 400 meterCJ Rickles takes 6th place in the High Jump.

Girls' Golf South Tama

By Janet Woodhouse · May 16th, 2019
May 13, 2019South Tama TriangularTama-Toledo Country Club, par 35Weather: sunny, upper 60s Team Results:South Tama 187V-S 193Lisbon-Mt. Vernon 197 Medalist:Madison Rohach, STC 40Runner-up:Taylor Ray, STC 46 VS Individual Scores:Lillie Lamont 47Christina Harrelson 47Lauren Murray 49Carli Lang 50Non counters: Abbye Hendryx, 56; Aly Smith, 57 JV:Carly Bendull 62Jordan Pattee 63 Finally.

Area Youth take part in Annual Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet

By Vinton Parks & Recreation · May 15th, 2019
Over 125 area youth ranging in ages from 5 to 14 years old participated in the Vinton Parks & Recreation Department sponsored Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet on Monday, May 13 at the Karr Athletic Complex. A huge thank you goes out to all the volunteers that generously donated their time to help make this event a success! All youth that participated received a certificate.

VS Golf: Prairie Invitational

By Janet Woodhouse · May 13th, 2019
May 9, 2019Prairie InvitationalAirport National Golf Course, par 63Weather: Horribly cold; blustery, wind chill in the 30sTeam Results:Linn Mar 313Xavier Catholic 328C.R. Washington 341I.City West 352C.R. Prairie 355Benton Comm. 364V-S 367W. Delaware 370CC-Amana 399Marion 414Medalist:Ellie Braksiek, Xavier 70VS Individuals:Lillie Lamont 42,40=82Carli Lang 46,42=88Chistina Harrelson 50,46=96Abbye Hendryx 49,52=101Jordan Pattee 56,56=112Carly Bendull 63,62=125Such a cold day to play 18 holes of golf.

VS Girls Golf: South Tama

By Janet Woodhouse · May 12th, 2019
May 11, 2019South Tama InvitationalTama Golf and Country Club, par 70Weather: overcast with some rain, low 50sTeam results:Grinnell 339Pella 383V-S 388 (won on 5th score)Nevada 388South Tama 408Independence 408Benton Com. 415Medalist:Bella A-Larsen, Grinnell 78 (won by card back)Madison Elliott, Grinnell 78VS Individuals:Lillie Lamont 47,44= 91Carli Lang 48,47=95Christina Harrelson 50,50=100Abbye Hendryx 56,46=102Lauren Murray 61,50=111Aly Smith 60,58=118Our team had a strong showing today in not the best of weather conditions.

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