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Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes take down Goliath at State 54-46

Vinton Vikettes win in a 54-46 game against Estherville! Sports commentators continuously referred to Estherville Lincoln Central as "Goliath" in the game against Vinton-Shellburg. In true David form, the Vikettes gave Estherville a "come to Jesus" game. Coming from behind, the Vikettes pulled a win out of the bag stomping the expected champions in a 54-46 win. Should Benton Community Bobcats win their game against Des Moines Christian tonight (Monday) they will face Vinton-Shellsburg on Thursday, at 1:30 p.

Girls' Basketball Teams will put Benton County girls in the fight for First

Vinton-Shellsburg's Girls' Basketball team will battle for the top spot next Monday in Des Moines The girls' basketball teams in both Vinton-Shellsburg and Benton Community have been in a nail-biting competitions all season.  Vinton Shellsburg girls' team beat Grinnell at Grinnell by nine points in a final score of 52-43. Not being left out, Benton Community girls took West Liberty in a 53-44 on their own court in Van Horne.The Well Fargo Arena in Des Moines will be the next chance for the 3A class, to show their best games.
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Vinton-Shellsburg Boys Bowling place 2nd at State!

Congratulations Boys Bowling!

Vinton-Shellsburg Bowlers Celebrate with a little paint

Vinton-Shellsburg boys and girls bowling teams are headed to compete for a state title. The team headed out to Ehlingers and celebrated by painting the town black and gold. The Vinton Shellburg students have been bringing it this season. The wrestlers, boys swim team, both boys and girls bowling, girls' basketball, VSU Special Olympics, and la

2022-23 11th Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings

Compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union FINAL RANKINGS – CLASS 3ASchool, Record, LW1 Estherville Lincoln Central 20-0, 12 Solon 19-2, 23 West Marshall 20-1, 44 Benton Community 18-3, 35 Des Moines Christian 18-3, 56 Grinnell 15-6, 87 Sioux Center 15-5, 68 Dubuque Wahlert 15-6, 99 Osage 19-2, 710 Vinton-Shellsburg 15-7, 1111 Mount
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Vinton-Shellsburg HS grad Schulte on Central College men's soccer team

Kale Schulte, a Vinton-Shellsburg graduate, has been honored for his contributions to the Central College men’s soccer team in the fall of 2022. A freshman midfielder, Schulte received his first varsity letter. His 2022 Stats include 13 games played, 3 shots, 1 shot on goal. Complete stats can be seen HERE.Coach Garry Laidlaw awarded 25 varsity letters after his squad finished 3-11-2 overall and 2-5-1 in the American Rivers Conference.

Huge Day for the Stormin’ Vikings

Vinton Shellsburg's Stormin' Vikings Swim Team (Photos courtesy of Kelly Allsup) Saturday in Dubuque was a day of firsts for the Stormin' Vikings as they achieved a number of program "firsts" as they qualified in two individual events and two relays. Competing in a single-class sport against large schools that partner with other large schools, it can be a daunting task to finish in the top 32 individuals or the top 24 relays. But the team rose to the occasion turning in by far their best performance of the season.

Vinton Knights of Columbus free throw contest results

The Vinton Knights of Columbus Marian Council 3893 held their annual free throw contest on Sunday, February 5 at the Vinton Shellsburg middle school gym.  The contest is for all area girls and boys ages 9 to 14.   The winners were:10 year old Girls – Alexis Primrose12 year old Girls – Ava Schirm13 year old Girls – Ayden Nosbish
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VS High School students aim high in the sport of Archery

Sara Rommann teaches 4th Grade at Tilford Elementary in the Vinton-Shellsburg School District for her "day job" and has also taken on teaching archery to high school students after school. It's been a long journey to get the program started Rommann said. She began her efforts to get the archery program started before COVID hit working with then-superintendent Mary Jo Hainstock.

10th Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings

2022-23 TENTH Iowa Girls High School Basketball RankingsCompiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic UnionCLASS 3ARanking/School/Record/LW1  Estherville Lincoln Central 17-0, 12  Solon 16-2, 2 3  Benton Community 16-2, 3Benton will play against Anamosa on February 11, 7:00 p.m. @ Anamosa4  West Marshall 17-1, 45  Des Moines Christian 15-3, 56  Sioux Center 14-2, 67  Osage 17-1, 78  Grinnell 12-5, 89  Dubuque Wahlert 13-5.
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