The Stormin’ Vikes continue to push towards their goal of the most successful season in team history. Saturday they traveled to Waterloo coming away with a solid second-place finish in the annual Tro-Hawk -Invitational. Decorah once again proved too deep and talented to overcome, but the team did manage to finish ahead of Spencer, host Waterloo, Newton and Keokuk in duplicating last years’ second-place finish at this meet.
Viking wrestlers defeat Clippers 58-36; lose to Raiders 52-27VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity wrestling team locked up with the Clear Creek Amana Clippers and Williamsburg Raiders in a double dual in Garrison Fieldhouse on Jan. 6 and defeated the Clippers 58-36 and lost to the Raiders 52-27.RESULTS:CLEAR CREEK AMANA: https://www.trackwrestling.
Viking basketball loses to Raiders 68-34VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity basketball team took the Williamsburg Raiders in Garrison Fieldhouse on Jan. 4 and the Raiders earned a 68-34 win over the Vikings. The Raiders (8-1, 4-0 WaMaC West) pushed the Vikings to 2-7 (1-2 WaMaC West) with the win. The Vikings will travel the Independence to take on the Independence Mustangs.
It was standing room only as the Stormin’ Viking swim team was back in action Tuesday evening battling both sickness and the Decorah Vikings in a home dual at the Braille School pool. With a couple of late scratches due to illness and a revamped line-up the swimmers battled hard but fell to Decorah 51-42 in a tightly contested meet. The evening started out on a positive note with Vinton-Shellsburg winning the 160 yard Medley Relay The team of Bradyn Schlief, Carter Kirtz, Ian Allsup and Logan Zearley edged Decorah in an exciting race while setting a new school pool record time of 1:21.
Vikette basketball loses to Raiders 42-41WILLIAMSBURG – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team traveled to Williamsburg High School in Williamsburg to take on the Williamsburg Raiders and the Raiders earned a 42-41 victory over the Vikettes on Jan. 4.Junior Alyssa Griffith led the Vikette scoring attack with 11 points with Abby Davis adding seven, Kalie Burke adding six, Sophia Kreutner and Ashlie Meyer adding five apiece and Brylee Bruce adding two.
2A Team Rankings (December 30, 2021)1. West Delaware2. Notre Dame, West Burlington3. Osage4. Assumption, Davenport5. Union, La Porte City6. Webster City7. Atlantic-CAM8. Glenwood9. Sergeant Bluff-Luton10. Vinton-Shellsburg1061. Kade Blume, Roland Story, So2. Jace Hedeman, Union, LaPorte City, So3. Kaden Whipp, Clarinda, So4. Aiden Smith, Atlantic-CAM, Fr5.
1/4/22 at Williamsburg1/7/22 Independence1/11/22 at Clear Creek Amana1/14/22 at No. 6 Center Point-Urbana1/17/22 vs. No. 2 (2A) Denver1/18/22 at South Tama1/25/22 vs. Clear Creek Amana1/28/22 at Independence2/1/22 vs. No. 6 Center Point-Urbana2/4/22 at No. 13 (4A) Benton2/8/22 vs. Williamsburg2/12/22-2/19/22 Class 3A Regional2/28/22-3/5/22 State To
Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022Williamsburg Raiders at Vinton-Shellsburg VikingsGarrison Fieldhouse – Vinton, IAFriday, Jan. 7, 2022Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings at Independence MustangsIndependence High School – Independence, IATuesday, Jan. 11, 2022Clear Creek Amana Clippers at Vinton-Shellsburg VikingsGarrison Fieldhouse – Vinton, IAFriday, Jan. 14, 2022Center Point-Urbana Stormin' Pointers at Vinton-Shellsburg VikingsGarrison Fieldhouse – Vinton, IAMonday, Jan.
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Fareway Stores, Inc. and IAwrestle present the Dan Gable Ms. and Mr. Wrestler of the Year Awards in coordination with the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA).The IWCOA accepted nominations from high school coaches for student athletes in each of the three state wrestling classes for the men and combined all classes for the women’s award, regardless of their year in school and weight class.