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· 3:57pm May 21st, 2013 · 12 hours ago
The Vinton-Shellsburg Red Cedar Shooters Trap team won its final meet of the regular season Saturday at the Izaak Walton League, hosting Cedar Rapids Jefferson in a dual meet. The Red Cedar Shooters Gold Squad took the squad honors for the day with a 212/250 for the event. Black Squad was right behind with a 210/250.
· 10:00am May 21st, 2013 · 18 hours ago
The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes came within just six strokes of earning a trip to the team State Golf Meet at the Regional contest on Monday, finishing in third place. Seniors Erin Randall and Natalie Ketchen did advance to the State individual event; both carded an 89. Coach's Report: May 20, 2013 Westwood Golf Course, Newton Par 71 Weather conditions: Windy, upper 70s, low 80s Team Standings: (top two teams advance to State) Grinnell 353 Newton 376 Vinton-Shellsburg 382 Adel-Desota 401...
· 9:27am May 21st, 2013 · 18 hours ago
A year after helping coach Heartland Community College of Normal, Illinois, to third place in the 2012 D-II National Championships, Vinton native Josh Kauten and the coaching staff and players are celebrating another Region 24 Championship. The Hawks return to the National Championships this weekend, in Oklahoma.
· 7:33am May 21st, 2013 · 20 hours ago
The second season of Vinton-Shellsburg boys soccer ended Monday night with a first-round Sub-State loss at Independence, 3-1. The Vikings and Mustangs remained scoreless until halfway through the first half, when the Mustangs scored two goals within three minutes. The hosts dded another early second-half goal.
· 6:07pm May 19th, 2013
Nolan Sagan shaved nearly 5 seconds off his first-place finishing time in the District 800M dash during the State Track Meet finals on Saturday, finishing second in his heat and 8th overall in Class 3A with a time of 1:57.64. His first place time during the District meet in Vinton a week earlier was 2:02.
· 1:06am May 17th, 2013
The Vinton-Shellsburg girls golf team defeated Benton Community by only three strokes on the Bobcats' lowest-scoring outing of the season. Coach's report: May 16, 2013 Benton – V-S Dual Meet Tara Hills Golf Course Par 37 Weather conditions: warm, little wind Team Results: V-S 190 Benton Comm.
· 12:35pm May 16th, 2013
The eight Vinton-Shellsburg athletes who qualified for the State Track Meet loaded into school vans this morning after a pep assembly. They will compete tonight and/or tomorrow in Des Moines. Parents along with a busload of VSHS seniors are traveling to Des Moines to support the Vikings and Vikettes.
· 5:22pm May 15th, 2013
The Vinton Parks and Recreation held its annual Hershey Track Meet on Tuesday afternoon. Winners in each age/gender group earn the right to advance to the State eventl Click HERE for complete results.
· 10:52am May 15th, 2013
Erica Miller, the grandaughter of Dave and Marcia Hite of Vinton, has enjoyed much success at first base for Iowa State University, especially in the past two seasons. Miller, an ISU senior, was named to the All-Big 12 First Team for the second year in a row. In her final season with the Cyclones, Miller hit .
· 8:24am May 15th, 2013
The wind was again a factor on the soccer field as the Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings played against a strong south wind for the first half of their game vs. West Delaware. The Hawks took advantage of the wind at their backs to score two goals in that half. The Hawks defenders kept the Vikings from taking advantage of the wind in the second half to preserve a 2-0 win.