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· 5:50pm March 7th, 2014
Congratulations to the junior and senior boys who were on the basketball team. All nine seniors and three juniors earned All-Conference Academic Awards as they each had a GPA of 3.5 or above. Great work! Back Row (L-R) Tanner Spies, Wyatt Meyer, Luke Moen, Griffin Williams, Nolan Sagan, Andrew Freeman Front Row (L-R) Ben Hyland, Dylan Rippel, Chase Overton, Derek Dinderman, Aaron Ohlsen Tanner and Chase also received Honorable Mention and Nolan was 1st team all conference.
· 1:43am March 7th, 2014
The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings football team will spend the next two years as the most southern team in a district that again stretches north to as far as Decorah. The Iowa High School Athletic Association re-assigns new districts every two years, and has recently announced the districts for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.
· 10:32am February 25th, 2014
The Vinton-Shellsburg athletic department is winding down its winter sports season. The boys basketball loss at Xavier on Monday ended the hoops season. Two state events took place in the past few days. Michael Neal finished in 8th place at 152 pounds to be the only medalist for Vinton-Shellsburg at the State Wrestling meet.
· 6:28am February 20th, 2014
The revived Vinton-Shellsburg High School bowling team is celebrating a successful first season and even sending one competitor to the State event next week. Alyssa Bunge led the Vikette girls at Tuesday's District meet, rolling a 193/198/391. She is one of 18 girls who will compete in the Class 1A individual cometition.
· 3:12am February 17th, 2014
The Vinton-Shellsburg bowlers ended their regular season at Oelwein on Friday, where the varsity boys won again and the varsity girls exceeded their average by nearly 300 pins. Jacob Bunge led the varsity boys team by shooting 233-245 for a season high 478. "This was a great way to finish off our regular season," said Coach Amber Pattee.
· 1:53am February 17th, 2014
Three of the four Vinton-Shellsburg wrestlers who advanced to the District wrestling match earned a spot in the Class 2A Individual State Wrestling Tournament by finishing first or second during district competition in Marion on Saturday. Nick Hyland (132) and Michael Neal (152) finished first. Max Wehage (113) came in second.
· 10:55am February 14th, 2014
Vinton Parks and Recreation Department 2013-14 Adult Volleyball Standings February 14, 2014 Coed Division Sunday, February 9 Team Truax 17—25—25 vs Coots Materials 25--10--20 Ehlinger’s Vinton Express ‘66’ 10--18--20 vs Fareway / Tharp Design 25—25--25 Natural Disasters 4—14--16 vs Ron-Da-Voo 25--25--25 Paul’s Seeds 25--25--25 vs John’s Qwik Stop 19—22--15 Neve’s P.
· 10:48am February 12th, 2014
The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikettes honored three basketball players, one senior manager, and their parents at the recent Senior Night. The players are Sara Jorgensen, Ashley McKenna and Bethany Stainbrook; the senior manager is Kaitlyn Booth.
· 7:03pm February 11th, 2014
Facing Mason City, Decorah and five Mississippi Valley Conference schools we finished eight, not too far behind Waterloo East and Cedar Falls. The boys capped a good season with another strong performance marked by continued, significant improvement. Out of the 26 swims on the day we registered 18 new personal best times.
· 7:50pm February 10th, 2014
Four Vinton-Shellsburg wrestlers placed first or second at the ectional Wrestling Meet at Union High School on Saturday, February 8. They included first place winners Nick Hyland (132 pounds) and Michael Neal (152); and second-place winners Max Wehage (113) and Stevie Henry (heavyweight). All four qualified for the District Wrestling Meet at Marion this Saturday, February 15.