Vikette basketball defeats Raiders 56-52VINTON - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (13-8, 7-5 WaMaC West) took on the Williamsburg Raiders (12-9, 7-5 (WaMaC West) and earned a 56-52 win over the Raiders.Julia Johnson led te Vikettes with 16 points, Alyssa Griffith added 14 points, and Ashlie Meyer added 13 points.
NOTE: Wrestler’s who have not wrestled yet are not considered for rankings. Once they’ve wrestled or become eligible they will be considered for the individual rankings at such weight (s).1. Notre Dame, West Burlington2. West Delaware3. Osage4. Union, La Porte City5. Webster City6. Assumption, Davenport7. Sergeant Bluff-Luton8. Vinton-Shellsburg9.
Next weekend will bring one more swim meet, as for the third year in a row, the Stormin’ Vikings are on to State. Swimming in a highly competitive district at Linn-Mar, the team managed to qualify one relay and three individual events. The 200 Medley Relay of Bradyn Schlief, Carter Kirtz, Ian Allsup, and Logan Zearley qualified for state with a season best time of 1:42.
Vikette basketball loses to Bobcats 52-45VAN HORNE – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team took to Benton Community High School in Van Horne to take on the Benton Bobcats and the Bobcats earned 52-45 win over the Vikettes.Alyssa Griffith and Ashlie Meyer each led the Vikettes scoring 12 points, Abby Davis scored eight, Sophia Kreutner scored five and Brylee Bruce and Kalie Burke scored four each.
Viking basketball defeats Bobcats 52-50VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity basketball (3-15) took on the Benton Community Bobcats (5-14) in Garrison Fieldhouse and earned a 52-50 victory over the Bobcats.Gunnar Moen and Kaden Kingsbury each led the Vikings with 14 points, Benett Rickels scored eight.
MANCHESTER – The Vinton-Shellsburg Viking varsity wrestling team traveled to West Delaware High School and Seedorff Gymnasium for the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Sectional Wrestling Tournament and advanced seven wrestlers to the District Tournament in Maquoketa, which is the most wrestlers to advance to the District Tournament since Don Holmes was the Viking wrestling coach in 1971-72.
No. 13 Vikette basketball loses to No. 6 Center Point-Urbana 50-41VINTON – The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (12-7, 6-4 WaMaC West) took on the Center Point-Urbana Stormin' Pointers and the Stormin' Pointers earned a 50-41 victory over the Vikettes in Garrison Fieldhouse on Feb. 1.The Vikettes' leading scorer was Abby Davis
No. 13 Vikette basketball defeats Mustangs 64-25INDEPENDENCE – The No. 13-ranked Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team traveled to Independence High School for a WaMaC West matchup with the Independence Mustangs and won in a 39-point rout 64-25.Julia Johnson was hot, again, scoring 14 points, Alyssa Griffith added 11, Abby Davis added 10.
Vikette basketball loses to Clippers 64-40VINTON - The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (11-6, 5-3 WaMaC West) took on the Clear Creek Amana Clippers inside Garrison Fieldhouse on Jan. 25 and the Clippers defeated the Vikettes 64-40.Sophia Kreutner led the Vikettes with nine points, Alyssa Griffith had seven, Brylee Bruce, Julia Johnson and Ashlie Meyer added six each, Kalie Burke, Peytin Clemensen and Abby Davis added two each.
The 2022 RAGBRI ride will take place beginning at 6:00 a.m. July 23 through 6:00 p.m. July 30, 2022.RAGBRAI, (Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) is an annual seven-day bicycle ride across the state. RAGBRAI is the oldest, largest and longest multi-day recreational bicycle touring event in the world. The Des Moines Register has been the title sponsor of RAGBRAI since 1973.