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Not one, but TWO albums of Homecoming fun at Benton Community from Friday! Check out photos of the Homecoming Parade, Pep Rally King/Queen Coronations and the Bobcats facing off against the Ti…

The Bobcats got off to a hot start with a 25-23 win in the first set over ranked Marion, yet could not replicate as the Indians took the next three sets to play spoiler on Homecoming Week.

Girls results: Benton 2nd overall (Jaida Lyons, 2nd place), V-S 4th overall (Charlee Johnson, 18th place), Union 6th overall (Ellie Rathe, 12th). Boys results: Benton 4th overall (Trey Schulte…

Benton hosted two pools for a round robin tournament on Saturday, with their pool including Union. Benton would finish 1-2 with a win over Durant and losses to Grundy Center and Union. The Kni…

Vinton-Shellsburg’s return home to face Williamsburg on Tuesday saw the Vikettes swept behind inconsistent serving and growing pains of a team still learning to play together as a unit this season.

The 2020 season has been anything but normal for Benton volleyball and it’s two seniors, Caitlin Kieper and Sophia Carlson, but the Bobcats put aside the noise outside and took care of South T…

Center Point-Urbana senior Dylanne Schrock will continue her successful soccer career in Cedar Rapids next year as she signed with Mount Mercy surrounded by friends, teammates and family on Monday.

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Cold temperatures and rain sprinkling the course did not dissuade the Benton and Vinton-Shellsburg cross country teams from competing in the Grinnell Invitational on Tuesday.

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There was nothing pretty about Vinton-Shellsburg’s 7-6 win over the Sailors of Columbus Catholic on Friday, especially when the exact opposite was expected out of this final tuneup before Dist…

The Vikettes celebrated an early Senior Night and swept rival Benton 25-16, 25-17, 25-21. Photos include senior recognitions of Kayla Griffith, Jenna Pattee, Carly Williams and Noah Lindauer.

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A new chapter in the Vinton-Shellsburg/Benton gridiron rivalry was written Friday as the Bobcats topped the hosting Vikings 28-21 for their fifth consecutive win in the series.

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