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VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings clamp down for win over Memphis-Mitchell

VASJ is a vastly different team than from the beginning of the season and that continued to show Dec. 27 at the Neosho Holiday Classic. The Vikings held Memphis-Mitchell scoreless for the first 6:29 of the fourth quarter and used that time to extend its lead from nine to 15 to earn a 51-36 victory

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings battle, but fall in 2OT in NEOSHO opener

VASJ played one of its best games of the season, but fell in double overtime to Bentonville West, 85-82. Jaden Hameed scored 37 points and Jonah Waag added 22 and 17 rebounds in the loss for the Vikings, who rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit to force the extra sessions. “Sometimes when you lose you

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings improve to 4-3 with win over Cornerstone

VASJ heads to a Christmas tournament in Missouri on a positive note after a 67-55 win over Cornerstone Christian on Dec. 23. The Vikings are 4-3 after defeating the Patriots. VASJ heads to the NEOSHO tournament after Christmas. “It was a Christmas blessing to have about 30 of our former players in chapel tonight before

VASJ WRESTLING – Vikings defeat Ashtabula St. John

The VASJ wrestling team took a 48 – 34 victory over Ashtabula St. John. Despite missing 4 starters, the Vikings outdueled St. John. Freshman Aiden Staunton won by forfeit, sophomore Mack Flynn pinned, sophomore Charlie Mullin pinned with a hip toss, junior Charlie Stachnik and sophomore Titus Bates won by forfeits, and sophomore Joe Webb

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings shut down Hoban in big road win

VASJ got defensive and came up with a huge victory at Archbishop Hoban, 46-39, on Dec. 20. The Vikings snapped a 2-game losing streak with a big win at Hoban. “Just in awe of my boys tonight. To go into Hoban after the way we’ve been playing and to do that? Unreal. Jaden Hameed is

VASJ GIRLS BASKETBALL – Vikings earn first win of season, 46-42, over Bedford

Injuries and a brutal schedule have created a bumpy first month for the VASJ girls basketball team, but the Vikings finally tasted victory in a 46-42 win over Bedford on Dec. 19. VASJ, which has played most of the year without four projected starters, was able to finally break into the win column behind 25

VASJ BOYS BASKETBALL – Vikings come up short vs. Benedictine

VASJ fell to visiting Benedictine, 89-66, on Dec. 12. Jaden Hameed led all scorers with 41 points for the Vikings in the loss. Sean Johnson chipped in 9. “We are where we are at as a program now and it isn’t pretty and I accept responsibility. Let’s be real, many folks have been waiting a

VASJ WRESTLING – Vikings battle, but fall to Heights

VASJ performed well, but eventually fell to Cleveland Heights, 51-27. Cleveland Heights 51, VASJ 27. “It was a great dual against a very respectful D-I opponent in Cleveland Heights. We enjoyed our third and likely final dual in the John Storey ’59 wrestling room. One match beyond half way through the dual, the ‘Blue Magic’

VASJ WRESTLING – Young Vikings represent well at HIT with 6th-place team finish

The VASJ Vikings continued to wrestle hard as a very young team capable of scoring plenty of points took 6th place out of 17 teams at the Hawken Invitational Tournament. Five VASJ wrestlers placed in the tournament … 113 – Darian Davis, freshman, 6th place. Davis lost a close contest in his placement match while leading