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Pink Night at the High School has been postponed

By Valerie Close · January 28th, 2019
The Pink Night High School girls' basketball game that was supposed to be tonight, has been postponed due to the weather.

2019 WaMaC Conference Tournament Results for Vinton-Shellsburg

By Valerie Close · January 26th, 2019
Photos by Laurie Ortner113 Mike Betterton (18-12) place is unknown and scored 0.0 team points. Champ. Round 1 - Mike Betterton (Vinton-Shellsburg) 18-12 received a bye () (Bye) Quarterfinal - Kayden Gryp (Williamsburg) 26-12 won by fall over Mike Betterton (Vinton-Shellsburg) 18-12 (Fall 1:57) Cons.

JV WaMaC JV-6 Lucas Maynard's place is 3rd and has scored 9.0 team points. Round 1 - Braeden Flynn (Solon) won by major decision over Lucas Maynard (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Maj 12-2) Round 2 - Lucas Maynard (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Jimmy Giger (Central DeWitt) (Fall 0:18) Round 3 - Matt Hearn (Center Point Urbana) won by fall over Lucas Maynard (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 2:10) JV WaMaC JV-8 Jon Evans's place is 4th and has scored 4.

After announcing his resignation as Union head football coach after 11 straight playoff seasons – including repeated trips to the UNI-Dome, where the Knights' successes included one state championship, a semi-final team, and a state runner-up – Union Head Coach Joe Hadachek says he hopes his successor will focus on things even more important than success on the scoreboard.

Vinton Shellsburg Wrestlers take 5th place with 111 team points

By Valerie Close · January 18th, 2019
Special thanks to Jodie Betterton and Laurie Ortner Photo Cred Laurie Ortner Vinton Shellsburg Varsity Wrestling battled it out against 10 other schools on Saturday in Solon. Placing in their weight categories are the results below: Damon Swenson 3rd Bryce Radeke 5th Brady Ortner 5th Bryce Laton 6th Luke Radeke 2nd Scott Betterton 2nd Luke Beyer 4th Chris King 4th 5th place Brady Ortner VS against Brian Collins West Liberty on placement round.

Muscatine Bowling Tournament a first for Vinton Shellsburg

By Amber Pattee · January 18th, 2019
In a first for the VS bowlers, the Muscatine tournament consisted of several 1,2 and 3A schools. Both Varsity and JV gained experience and were able to see how a large tournament compares to a standard meet of this caliber. The varsity top teams and some of the individual bowlers received medals at the tournament but unfortunately, the JV teams did not.

10th Annual Pink Night January 22

By Valerie Close · January 18th, 2019
Tuesday night, January 22, the Vikettes will play against the Mustangs in the Vinton Shellsburg High School Gym for the annual Pink Night. Pink Night raises money to help those in the community that are fighting breast cancer. The proceeds will go to the "Gifts of Hope" at Virginia Gay Hospital. If you would like to order a t-shirt for this event, you can click on the order form to place an order before January 14th.

By Bill Martin The Deery Brothers Summer Series reaches another milestone this season, with the 500th event of its storied history. Seventeen events are on the schedule for the 2019 IMCA Late Model tour. With 490 races in the record book through its first 32 seasons, the series should celebrate its 500th event some time in August.

Last night Vinton-Shellburg came out on top of Benton Community on the mat. Results for Vinton-Shellsburg vs. Center Point-Urbana are below. Benton Community vs. Vinton-Shellsburg @ VS/BENTON/CPU on 01/17/2019. Vinton-Shellsburg (VISH) 0.0 Benton Community (BECO) 0.0 113: Damon Swenson (VISH) over Dawson Franck (BECO) (Fall 4:26) 120: Bryce Radeke (VISH) over Casey Gallagher (BECO) (Fall 5:03) 126: Brady Ortner (VISH) over Hunter Northup (BECO) (Fall 2:42) 132: Brock Radeke (VISH) over Wyatt Bieschke (BECO) (De...

V-S 8th Grade Boys Basketball team plays against Marion

By Valerie Close · January 18th, 2019
On Thursday night the Vinton-Shellsburg 8th grade boys basketball team played against Marion. The final scores were as follows: A-44-55 Marion B-11-35 Marion C-18-21 Marion

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