JOHNSTON, IA (Feb 20, 2018) - Coverage of Iowa girls' high school championships continues, as teams from across the state take to the court for the "2018 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Basketball Championships". Coverage of each class title game will take place at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Each game will be broadcast on IPTV's primary channel and streamed LIVE on Iptv.org and Facebook. The broadcast will include halftime honors and awards including the Parade of Champions and a special performance from the All-Iowa Honor Dance Team. Coverage will also feature Western Christian's Ashtyn Veerbeek, the Tigers from both Grinnell and Cedar Falls, the Seymour Warriorettes whose gymnasium was destroyed by a tornado and the 1968 Honor Team, Union-Whitten. Live coverage will be as follows:

Friday, March 2 5:30 p.m. IPTV Sports Pregame Show 6:00 p.m. Class 5A 8:00 p.m. Class 4A Saturday, March 3 2:30 p.m. IPTV Sports Pregame Show 3:00 p.m. Class 3A 5:00 p.m. Class 2A 7:00 p.m. 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 "2018 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Basketball Championships" is provided by: Musco Lighting, Iowa Farm Bureau, Fareway Stores, Iowa Bankers Association and Simpson College. For more information about Iowa Public Television, please contact Susan Ramsey at 515.725.9703 or Susan.Ramsey@iptv.org.  -30-

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