JOHNSTON, IOWA (February 15, 2019) — Coverage of Iowa girls' high-school championships continues, as teams from across the state take to the court for the 2019 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Basketball Championships. Coverage of each class title game will take place at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2. Each game will be broadcast on IPTV's primary channel and streamed LIVE on and Facebook.

The broadcast will feature highlights of special performances from the All-Iowa Honor Dance Team and the Parade of Champions. Coverage will also include halftime stories showcasing teams from Newell Fonda and Grundy Center, as well as the 50-year team from Montezuma. Mason City's Megan Meyer and West Des Moines Valley's Zoe Young will also be featured.

Live coverage will be as follows:

Friday, March 1
5:30PM IPTV Sports Pregame Show
6PM Class 5A
8PM Class 3A

Saturday, March 2
2:30PM IPTV Sports Pregame Show
3PM Class 4A
5PM Class 2A
7PM Class 1A

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

Programming support for the 2019 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Basketball Championships is provided by: Musco Lighting, Iowa Farm Bureau, Iowa Bankers Association, Fareway Stores, and Simpson College.

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For more information about Iowa Public Television, please contact Susan Ramsey at 515.725.9703 or

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