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Final football game played at Ventura

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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:27

Janesville powers past the Vikings

 

When the football lights shut off Friday night at the Ventura football field, a lot of history went off with them.  For 69 years football teams have played on that field to the cheering of the home crowd and shared in the pride that comes with representing a community that is proud of them.  Records were broken, wins were collected and hundreds of players can say that they were once “Ventura football.”  That history came to an end Friday night, as the Vikings played their last home game ever on that field.

   

Lion volleyball team keeps showing improvement

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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:24

Coach Scott Swenson is a believer.  
    “We believe that the teams that stay the course and continue to work the hardest, will have  good things happen for them,” said Swenson.   “We know sooner or later, all of a sudden, we will start to get the breaks.”
    The Lions began to see some of that hard work pay off last week, as they challenged Iowa Fall-Alden and competed in the very tough Mason City Tournament.

   

Lady Vikes get victory over HLP in busy week

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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:06

Ventura volleyball fans had the opportunity to cheer their team on at three home matches last week.  The Lady Vikes bounced back from a Monday night loss to Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock to post a win over Harris Lake Park on Tuesday.  The week ended with a hard-fought match with Garner-Hayfield.
    This is the final week of the regular season for Ventura (7-13, 4-2). Thursday, Oct 13, the Lady Vikes are at Newman.

RRMR 3, Ventura 0
    RRMR escaped from Ventura with a 3-0 win Oct. 4.  Scores were 25-21, 25-21, 25-20.

   

Ventura runners at EG meet

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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:04

The boys and girls Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country teams competed at the Eagle Grove Meet on Tuesday, Oct. 4.  The girls placed first out of nine teams with 53 points.  The boys were third with 81 points, behind Gilbert with 50 and Spencer with 80.

   

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