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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.

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…

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.

Vinton-Shellsburg volleyball is 3-3 on the season after their first week of the season, reaching the tournament semi-finals at Meskwaki on Saturday before losing to Denver.

Benton volleyball marched right into a challenging slate of teams in tournament play at Independence on Saturday, providing a young Bobcats team a taste of what 2020 will hold competitively.

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