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Sunoco Race Fuels to continue IMCA division support

By Valerie Close · December 27th, 2018
Sunoco Race Fuels announced that they will continue their support of two IMCA divisions and one special series through 2021. Manufacturer of the Official Fuel of IMCA, Sunoco will continue as title sponsor of both the IMCA Stock Car and IMCA Hobby Stock divisions. Sunuco will continue to give cash awards to drivers maintaining perfect attendance in the Deery Brothers Summer Series for IMCA Late Models.

Timmerman Signs with Hawkeye Community College

By Valerie Close · December 23rd, 2018
Vinton-Shellsburg senior Libbie Timmerman made it official as she signed her letter of intent with Hawekeye Community College. Alongside Libbie for the signing, were her parents, Kevin and Jamie. Libbie plans to go into nursing, and will use the scholarship that she received from Hawkeye Community College to meet her goal.

Girls Gold finishes Strong

By Valerie Close · December 23rd, 2018
Our 2018 girls golf team had a strong season. We finished with a record of 42-22 and we had an individual State qualifier. Our team also finished a strong academic year and was awarded an Excellence in Academic Achievement by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Association. This team achieved a G.P.A.

VS wrestlers compete in CPU JV invitational

By Vinton Today · December 19th, 2018
The VS wrestling team sent several JV wrestlers to the CPU JV Invitational meet. Several VS wrestlers medaled, including Damon Swenson, who was first in Div. 5. Total results: CPU JV Tournament Div 5 Damon Swenson's place is 1st and has scored 16.0 team points. Round 1 - Damon Swenson (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Fletcher Maser (Williamsburg) (Fall 2:15) Round 2 - Damon Swenson (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Chris Platter (Oelwein) (Fall 2:50) Round 3 - Damon Swenson (Vinton-Shel...

Coach Joe Hadechek Resigns after 12 years as Union Coach

By Valerie Close · December 17th, 2018
On Wednesday, Union Knights Coach Joe Hadachek resigned. After 12 years as head football coach at Union High School, Joe described his time coaching as "One great ride." Before becoming coach, he had worked with the youth program, starting that with Coach Don Sallee in 2003, building the program that continues today.

Bowlers move up in their standing after rebuilding their team

By Valerie Close · December 17th, 2018
"This is a rebuilding year for the girls team. We lost 5 or the 6 varsity members from last year yet we have several girls that are stepping up their games to contribute the this team. The VS boys team has been gaining strength over the last few rebuilding years. We have so much talent which makes a coaches job difficult to pick the 6 best at any given moment" said coach Amber Pattee.

The Jones Brothers Tournament is a tournament to honor two Iowa State Wrestlers, Ron and Don. The tournament began in Iowa Falls-Alden high school wrestling tournament and debuted in 2008. For years Don coached the Iowa Falls middle school team and Ron went 15 seasons as head coach of the Iowa Falls High School wrestling program.

JV 120-129 Damon Swenson's place is 1st and has scored 20.0 team points. Round 1 - Damon Swenson (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Tjaden Dixon (West Fork, Sheffield) (Fall 2:57) Round 2 - Damon Swenson (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Seth Lane (North Butler-Clarksville) (Fall 0:14) Round 3 - Damon Swenson (Vinton-Shellsburg) won by fall over Khain Thiessen (Iowa Valley) (Fall 1:26) JV 126-131 Lucas Maynard's place is 3rd and has scored 9.

Wrestling Results Marion 42.0 Vinton -Shellsburg 41.0 Varsity

By Valerie Close · December 15th, 2018
Marion @ Vinton-Shellsburg on 12/13/2018. Marion (MARI) 42.0 Vinton-Shellsburg (VISH) 41.0 113: Mike Betterton (VISH) over (MARI) (For.) 120: Bryce Radeke (VISH) over (MARI) (For.) 126: Brady Ortner (VISH) over (MARI) (For.) 132: Bryce Laton (VISH) over (MARI) (For.) 138: Brock Radeke (VISH) over (MARI) (For.

VS Vikings JV Invitational Results for Vinton-Shellsburg

By Valerie Close · December 11th, 2018
HS 7 Jon Evans's place is 4th and has scored 0.0 team points. Round 1 - Reece Knaack (Benton Community) won by fall over Jon Evans (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 2:56) Round 2 - Jeremiah McCubbin (Charles City) won by fall over Jon Evans (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 2:51) Round 3 - Andres Lugo (South Tama County) won by fall over Jon Evans (Vinton-Shellsburg) (Fall 3:31) HS 8 Damon Swenson's place is 1st and has scored 16.

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