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Viking swimmers split with Decorah, Waterloo East

By Rob Levis, VS Swimming Coach · 10:26am January 26th, 2015 · 10 hours ago
Another tight meet for the Viking swimmers resulted in another come from behind victory to secure a split Tuesday night in Waterloo against host Waterloo East and Decorah. The Vikings edged the East Trojans 85 to 82 while falling to Decorah 134 -35. Top overall finishers for Vinton-Shellsburg were Matt Upmeyer with a 2nd in the 50 Free and 4th in the 100 Back.

Wehage earns 100th win as Vikes wrestle at Anamosa

By V-S Community School District · 10:25am January 26th, 2015 · 10 hours ago
The Vinton-Shellsburg wrestling team competed at the Anamosa Duals on Saturday, where they won 55-24 over Cascade, but lost 48-27 to Waterloo Columbus. A highlight of the weekend was the 100th win for Max Wehage. The 132-pounder won two decisions. Other Vikings with two wins on Saturday include Nick Hyland, Michael Neal,Warren Rouse,Steve Henry and Tevin Null.

Parents Night: Viking wrestlers host Maquoketa, Solon and Marion

By Dean Close · 11:15pm January 22nd, 2015
The VS wrestling team honored parents and seniors during Thursday's dual event which included Marion, Solon and Maquoketa. The Vikings defeated Maquoketa, 42-39, but lost to Solon, 43-30. See more photos HERE. See results below: VS vs. Solon VS vs. Maquoketa

Slow start, Mustang 3s doom Vikings in 65-56 loss

By Dean Close · 1:03pm January 21st, 2015
The Vinton-Shellsburg Vikings played well enough over three quarters to defeat Independence in an away game on Tuesday. But a dreadfully poor start by the Vikes and spectacular 3-point shooting by a Mustang junior made the difference. V-S fell behind 9-1 and ended the first quarter with a 5-15 deficit.

Hyland scores 100th win at Starmont Duals

By Dean Close · 8:36am January 21st, 2015
Junior Viking wrestler Nick Hyland earned his 100th high school career win on Saturday, as he wrestled with the Vikings at the Starmont Duals event. Hyland wrestles this year at 138 lbs. During this event, the Vikings competed in duals against Dike-New Hartford, Starmont and New Hampton. Hyland scored a win by decision, a fall and a forfeit on Saturday to reach the milestone.

Baseball/Softball registration set for Sunday at Tilford

By Jim Thompson · 12:34pm January 19th, 2015
2015 registration for VSBC/Marv Lindsey Softball and Baseball will be this Sunday at Tilford Elementary. 3rd/4th/5th/6th grade softball will be held at 4:00 pm, 10U/9U baseball at 4:45 pm and 12U/11U baseball at 5:15. More information regarding cost and paperwork needed can be found on our website - www.

Central Clinton edges Viking varsity wrestlers, 33-32

By V-S Community School District · 8:56pm January 16th, 2015
Vinton-Shellsburg wrestlers competed vs. Central Clinton on 01/15/2015. Results are below: Varsity: Central Clinton (CCLN) 33.00 Vinton-Shellsburg (VISH) 32.00 106: Tyler Bossom (CCLN) over Carter Weeks (VISH) (Fall 1:26) 113: Bryant Woodford (CCLN) over Wes Haefner (VISH) (Fall 0:45) 120: Isaac Payne (CCLN) over Brayden Laton (VISH) (Fall 5:18) 126: Navon Dunlap (VISH) over Brett Henningsen (CCLN) (MD 10-2) 132: Max Wehage (VISH) over Eric Schoel (CCLN) (MD 19-6) 138: Nick Hyland (VISH) over (CCLN) (For.

Viking swimmers win big on Senior Night

By Rob Levis, VS Swimming Coach · 10:09am January 16th, 2015
A standing room only crowd, senior night and a tight, competitive meet. Thursday night the fans of Viking swimming were treated to a great show as Vinton-Shellsburg faced Waterloo East at the Braille School pool. In a meet that couldn’t have been much closer the Vikings came through in the clutch to pull out a 49-45 victory.

Big night propels Viking swimmers to dual meet split; Senior Night meet today

By Rob Levis, VS Swimming Coach · 11:39am January 15th, 2015
There must be something in the water in Grinnell. For the second time in the past month the Viking swimmers had a hugely successful performance at the Grinnell College pool. Facing host Grinnell and Oskaloosa in a double dual Tuesday night, the Vikings split the meets falling to Grinnell 109 - 54 while defeating Oskaloosa 76-65.

JV wrestlers compete at CPU invitational; Betteron, Wroblewski earn 1st place

By V-S Community School District · 9:39am January 15th, 2015
John Betterton and Austin Wroblewski each earned first-place honors at the Center Point-Urbana JV Invitational wrestling meet recently. Several other Vikings also placed. See results below: CPU JV INVITE Results for Vinton-Shellsburg HS 2 - Clint Hill's place is 2nd and has scored 4.00 team points.

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