The Iowa High School Sports Network will broadcast all 28 Boys State Basketball Tournament games from Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, March 7-11. Complete broadcast schedule.All games will be streamed for free at IHSSN.com and on the Watch IHSSN App. In addition, the quarterfinals and semifinals will be broadcast on the IHSSN Cable Network and the finals broadcast on the IHSSN Television Network.
Viking basketball finishes 3-19 (2-10 WaMaC West)As Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity head basketball coach Joe Johnson entered his 16th season as Viking varsity head coach the Vikings head lost seven seniors from 2020-21. They lost most of the scoring from the 2020-21 season. The Vikings started the season 0-6 and finished the season 3-12.
2021 record: 20-30 (13-22 Heart, 8th)Starters returning/lost: 6/3 fielders; 3/1 pitchersLetterwinners returning/lost: 13/8Notable returners:Valeria Quiroga, Jr., San Benito, Texas(First-team all-Heart, .349 BA, 11 HR, 29 RBI)Lexi Resa, Sr., Liberty, Mo.(Honorable-mention all-Heart, .275 BA, 25 R)Peyton Parker, Sr., LaPorte City, Iowa(Letterwinner, 4-15 record, 2.
The Vinton-Shellsburg boys and girls bowling teams came in near the top of those competing in the Class 1A State Bowling Tournament.Placing in 3rd place were the Vinton Vikings while the girls brought home 4th place. Congratulations to both teams on such a great representation for Vinton-Shellsburg!
The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity wrestling team capped off its weekend with its first-ever State wrestling individual champion at the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) State Wrestling Championships on Feb. 19, when senior 152-pounder Gabe Sanders defeated Garrett Seaba of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in a decision to become the Vikings' first ever State champion.
Vikette basketball loses to CPU, in overtime, in Regional Final, 50-48CEDAR RAPIDS – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (15-9) took on the Center Point-Urbana Stormin' Pointers (21-3) at Xavier High School for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) Class 3A Region 3 Championship. The Stormin' Pointers defeated the Vikettes 50-48 in overtime, but the Vikettes battled all the way to the end.
Blade Durbala was honored for his contributions to the Central College football team this past fall at the squad’s recent awards banquet.The Dutch finished 12-1 overall, 10-0 in the regular season and 8-0 in the American Rivers, winning their 32nd conference championship. Central made its 22nd NCAA Division III playoff appearance, advancing to the national quarterfinals.
An exciting week at State for the Boys' Wrestlers. The first day brought the team to 3rd place.- Aldin Swanson: 1-0- Carter Lamont: 1-1- Cooper Sanders: 1-0- Gabe Sanders: 1-0- Brady Ortner: 1-0- Curtis Erickson: 1-1Everyone moved on to the second day. Results for the 2nd day quarterfinals and the 2nd round consolations, the team tied for 3rd place- Aldin Swanson: 0-2- Carter Lamont: 0-1- Cooper Sanders: 1-0- Gabe Sanders: 1-0- Brady Ortner: 1-0- Curtis Erickson: 0-1In the heartbreak round, the team congratulated Aldin, Carter and Curtis on an awesome season and will cheer them as they come back next year.
Cooper and Gabe Sanders become the first Viking wrestlers to be State finalists since 1990-91DES MOINES – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity wrestling team logged four quarterfinalists and three semifinalists on Day two of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) State Wrestling Championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.Gabe Sanders (152), Cooper Sanders (145), Brady Ortner (170) and Aldin Swanson (113) were the four quarterfinalists.
The Iowa High School Sports Network will broadcast the Individual State Wrestling Tournament semifinal and final rounds from Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on February 18-19. Complete broadcast schedule.The semifinals and finals will be streamed for free at IHSSN.com and the Watch IHSSN App. In addition, the semifinals will be aired on the IHSSN Cable Network and the finals broadcast on the IHSSN Television Network.