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Wrestling: Seventh 2A Team Rankings as of Jan. 21, 2021

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  West Delaware2. Notre Dame, West Burlington3. Osage4. Sergeant Bluff-Luton5. Union, La Porte City6. Assumption, Davenport7. Webster City8. Independence9. Vinton-Shellsburg10.

North Central Swim Conference meet in Grinnell

It was a banner day for the Stormin’ Vikes swim team as they registered their highest-ever finish at the North Central Swim Conference meet in Grinnell.  The Vikes defeated Grinnell by 5 points to place second behind Decorah.  On the day, the team turned in five Conference Championship performances out of the eleven events. The day started out well with the 16th-ranked Medley Relay of Schlief, Kirtz, Allsup and Vrba racing to a one second win that they led from start to finish.
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Girls Wrestling to Become 11th IGHSAU Sanctioned Sport in 2022-23

 The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Board of Directors voted unanimously to sanction girls wrestling as the organization’s 11th sport. The vote was made at the IGHSAU’s January 12th board of directors meeting and was announced prior to the start of the championship round of the IWCOA Girls State Wrestling Tournament Saturday in Coralville.

Vikettes defeat No. 5 Center Point-Urbana 49-38 for their win in Center Point

The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikette varsity basketball team (11-5, 5-2 WaMaC West) took on the fifth-ranked Center Point-Urbana Stormin' Pointers at Center Point-Urbana High School on Jan. 20 and earned a 49-38 win for their first win over the Stormin' Pointers in Center Point since Dec. 7, 2010.The Vikettes are now tied for first place in the WaMaC West with the Clear Creek Amana Clippers who they defeated 49-36 in Tiffin on Jan.

Benton County Speedway “The Bullring” Announces Tentative 2022 Schedule

The Benton County Speedway "The Bullring" announces the tentative schedule for 2022. The season is scheduled to kick off on April 6, with the IMCA Frostbuster.See the schedule below!Below the schedule is a wish list for the Lil' Racer Car Club, which provides prizes and treats for the children to win and enjoy. Ideas for purchases includes toys of any size, games, movie theatre passes, bubbles, crayons and coloring books, stuffed toys, large bags of candy and bubble gum.
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Stormin' Viking's Senior Night brings a win

Tuesday night provided another big night for the Stormin’ Viking Swim Program as they recognized the past and the present on Senior Night at the Braille School pool.  Facing WaMaC foe Wiliamsburg, the home team came out with a convincing 59-35 victory.  On the night the Vikes won 7 of 11 events, taking command of the meet early and never letting up.

2A Wrestling Ranking as of Jan. 14, 2021

2A Team Rankings1. West Delaware2. Notre Dame, West Burlington3. Osage4. Sergeant Bluff-Luton5. Union, La Porte City6. Assumption, Davenport7. Webster City8. Vinton-Shellsburg9. Atlantic-CAM10. Glenwood1061. Kade Blume, Roland Story, So2. Jace Hedeman, Union, LaPorte City, Fr3. Carter West, Notre Dame, West Burlington, So4. Emmit Newton, Davis County, Fr5.

2A Wrestling Team Rankings January 7, 2022

2A Team Rankings (Jan. 7, 2022)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, Fr3. Aiden Smith, Atlantic-CAM, Fr4. Braden Maury, West Delaware, So5.

Stormin' Vikings break 1998 and 2005 school swimming records

Three days after seeing the 25-year-old 200 Freestyle record fall, the Stormin’ Vikings saw two more records go down in back-to-back events Tuesday night in Grinnell as the team split duals with host Grinnell and Oskaloosa.  Carter Kirtz captured the 500 Free in a school-record time of 5:08.87, bettering the previous mark of 5:14.39 set by Matt Lehman in 2005.

United Tro-Hawk Men's Swimming Invitational Results - Swimmers break 1987 record

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.
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