Viking wrestling in third after Day One of the State Wrestling TournamentDES MOINES – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking wrestling is in third place, scoring 19 team points on day one of the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) State Wrestling Championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.At 113 pounds, sophomore Aldin Swanson won a 7-0 decision to advance to quarterfinal action on Feb.
The Iowa High School Swim Coaches Association has named its 2022 Boys Academic All-State Team and Senior Scholastic honoree. Carter Kirtz of CPU, who swims for Vinton-Shellsburg, has been named to the team and is the Senior Scholastic winner for the sport of swimming.This award goes to the top student-athlete in Boys' high school swimming state-wide.
Vikette basketball advances to the Regional Final for the first time since 2003-04VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (15-8) took on the Wahlert Catholic Golden Eagles (9-14) inside Garrison Fieldhouse on Feb. 16 and earned a 53-49 win over the Golden Eagles.Alyssa Griffith and Sophia Kreutner each scored 11 points, Ashlie Meyer added eight points, Brylee Bruce, Kalie Burke and Abby Davis added four points each, and Julia Johnson added nine.
Both the Girls' and Boys Bowling teams will advance to the state competition. Girls who will be competing individually include Anna Becker, Jozee White and Kylee Kirchner. For boys Alex Funk and Vann Lessig.Anna Becker placed 1st with a 678Kylee Kirchner placed 2nd with a 549Jozee White placed 3rd with a 547Alex Funk placed 3rd with a 605Vann Lessi
Sports Field Management Association (SFMA) – the non-profit, professional association comprised of 2,700 men and women professionals overseeing sports fields worldwide and critical to athletes’ safety – recently confirmed its 2022 Board of Directors. James Bergdoll, Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM), Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) was elected President and will serve a one-year term.
On Sunday, from 3-5 p.m., there will be a T-Ball/Little League sign up at the Shellsburg Elementary Gym. There is also an online form that can be completed to register for the season. See link here. Please mail the form in along with your payment. There is also a need for coaches.
As of Friday, February 11, IAwrestle released the following rankings for high school boys wrestling. In the 106# class weight, Freshman Jace Hedeman of Union, in LaPorte City placed 1st.113# in 10th place, Brayden Bohnsack,a Freshman at Union, LaPorte City.At 126#, Jaiden Moore of Benton Community, a Senior placed 1st.132# and 9th place, Caleb Olson a Sophomore at Union, LaPorte City Weighing in at 145# Cooper Sanders brought in a 1st place win for Vinton-Shellsburg as a Junior.
Below are the results from our Senior night and the Wamac Meet yesterday.Senior Night 2-4Our seniors were honored and able to have a little fun coming out victorious at all levels. Boys Varsity was led by senior Riley Richart. Riley has shown his leadership skills all year on Varsity and assisting with coaching the newer players. Eli Page 160 248 408Vann Lessig 166 164 330Matthew Bookmeier 179 181 360Austin Mosher 79 101 180Parker Arnold 172 211 383Riley Richart 223 236 459Girls varsity had a new leader at the helm with Jeana White shooting very well and celebrating her senior team members Rene Gram 128 185 313Tori Elwick 146 169 315Jozee White 181 157 338Tori Richart 150 160 310Jeana White 168 199 367Anna Becker 153 123 276The JV Girls and Boys teams bowled very well and were led by Addy Redlinger and Jack Geiger.
Vikette basketball defeats Huskies in Class 3A Region 4 Quarterfinal 62-25VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (14-8) took on the Oelwein Huskies (2-20) in Garrison Fieldhouse on Feb. 12 and earned a 62-25 win in quarterfinal action over the Huskies.Alyssa Griffith led the Vikettes with 17 points, Julia Johnson and Sophia Kreutner added 10 points each, Ashlie Meyer added eight, Abby Davis added six, Kalie Burke and Peytin Clemensen had four each and Addy Phippen scored three.
Viking wrestling qualifies six wrestlers for StateMAQUOKETA – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity team traveled to Maquoketa High School for the Class 2A District Wrestling Tournament on Feb. 12, and a program record six Viking wrestlers earned championship or runner-up finishes.113: A. Swanson (VS) major dec. J. Meas (Dav. Assumption) 15-6120: C.