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Vinton-Shellsburg Varsity Bowling Teams Compete Against Tripoli

By Amber Pattee · 10:00pm February 12th, 2016 · 2 hours ago
Both Varsity teams competed against Tripoli tonight ans were successful once again. The girls were led by senior, Alyssa Bunge, who was definitely in a zone with a 394 series and sophomore, Taylor Berry with a great 234 game. The boys were on fire in the individual games as the scores show with senior, Cole Garwood, leading the way with a 272 and a 500 series.

Four Vikings to wrestle at Districts tomorrow

By Vinton Today · 9:53am February 12th, 2016 · 14 hours ago
Nick Hyland (145) won first place in the sectional wrestling tournament to lead the Vikings to tomorrow's District event at Clear Creek-Amana. Other Vikings who advanced included Luke Radeke, who finished second at 106; Carter Weeks, who came in second at 113; and Navon Dunlap, who was second at 126.

IMCA following record-setting 100th season with bigger, better 2016

By Bill Martin, IMCA · 2:52pm February 10th, 2016
After as record-setting centennial season, the International Motor Contest Association is on track for even bigger and better things this year. The oldest automotive racing sanctioning body in the country, IMCA will provide rules and procedures used at dirt track events in more than 30 states and Canada.

Senior Night: Vikings reverse fortunes, defeat CPU by 13

By Dean Close · 10:06am February 10th, 2016
Junior Tyler Bartz led the Vikings with 20 points as the Vikings defeated Center Point-Urbana, 69-56, in Wamac basketball action on Tuesday. The Stormin' Pointers had defeated the Vikings by 13 a few weeks ago in Center Point, and came to town in first place in the Wamac West, with just one loss in conference play.

Rippel signs with Mount Mercy baseball team

By Dean Close · 2:20pm February 9th, 2016
Vinton-Shellsburg senior pitcher Tyler Rippel signed his letter of intent to play baseball next season for Coach Jack Dahm and the Mount Mercy University Mustangs. Dahm and Viking coach Jim Struve joined Rippel and his family for a signing ceremony Wednesday at VSHS. Rippel pitched for the Vikings in last year's State Tournament, giving up just two earned runs to eventual State Champion Waverly-Shell Rock.

VPRD to host 9-Pin Adult Bowling Tournament

By Brad Barker · 1:23pm February 8th, 2016
The Vinton Parks & Recreation Department is excited to once again be hosting our annual 9-Pin Adult Bowling Tournament at Berry’s Lanes this coming Saturday, February 13th. Not only is this tournament a ton of fun, but it also helps to raise some funding for capital improvements at our community parks.

Bowling Results 2/5/16

By Amber Pattee · 2:15am February 8th, 2016
Below are the results for the bowling meet on Friday. This was senior night as you all know and all teams were victorious. We have 13 senior bowlers and a Senior manager that has been with me for all 3 seasons. This was a difficult night for me as a coach because these kids have been so great to be around and have made my job so much fun.

Not long after finishing their league basketball season, the athletes in the Vinton AAU 6th grade volleyball league are preparing for their first tournament this weekend, with the goal of returning to the State AAU contest. For volleyball, Shelly Patterson and Shawna Kurth have been coaching the girls since the third grade.

Rivalry Week, Part 2: Vikings must get past Benton, CPU to win Wamac West

By Dean Close · 10:06pm February 4th, 2016
The second of three "Rivalry Week" series of the 2015-16 high school basketball season takes place over the next few days at the Garrison Fieldhouse, where the Vikings will host Benton Community on Friday and Center Point-Urbana on Tuesday. The Vikings lost at Benton on Jan. 12 and at CPU on Jan.

Volleyball Standings

By Matt Boggess, VPRD · 12:24pm February 2nd, 2016
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