JOHNSTON, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — As Iowa girls battle for a ticket to the state basketball tournament, Iowa PBS is preparing to provide live coverage of the championship action, heartache, and victories.

Iowa PBS's coverage of Iowa girls' high-school championships continues, as teams from across the state take to the court for the 2021 IGHSAU Girls State Basketball Championships. Coverage of each class title game will take place March 5 and 6 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Each game will be broadcast live on statewide Iowa PBS and livestreamed on FacebookTwitter, the PBS Video App, and

Live coverage will be as follows:*

Friday, March 5

7PM | Class 5A

Saturday, March 6

11AM | Class 4A

1:30PM | Class 2A

4PM | Class 3A

6:30PM | Class 1A

*Coverage and start times are subject to change.

Fans can also follow the action on Iowa PBS's TwitterFacebook, and Instagram accounts. To connect with Iowa PBS Sports fans and viewers, use #iowapbssports.

Stay tuned to Iowa PBS throughout the rest of the year for live coverage of the state championships for girls' soccer, softball, and volleyball.

Programming support for the 2021 IGHSAU Girls State Basketball Championships is provided by Fareway Stores, Iowa Bankers Association, and Musco Lighting.

In addition to its statewide broadcast, Iowa PBS .1 is available to livestream on, the PBS Video App, and YouTube TV. Iowa PBS programs, behind-the-scenes extras and more can be enjoyed on iowapbs.orgFacebook, and YouTube. Viewers can also stream their favorite shows on demand using the PBS Video App, available on iOS, Android, and many streaming devices.

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As Iowa's only statewide television network, Iowa PBS's mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans guides its quality, non-commercial programming that tells Iowa's stories like no one else can. Four statewide, public channels offer programs of lasting value to Iowans, regardless of where they live or what they can afford: Iowa PBS .1, Iowa PBS KIDS .2, Iowa PBS WORLD .3 and Iowa PBS Create .4 on Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; and Channel 36, Red Oak. More information can be found at

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