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College Wrestling Coverage of Ia. Conf. Championships and Neb @ ISU

February 21, 2008

32nd Season of College Wrestling Continues with Coverage of Two Meets This Week

Iowa Conference Championships on Thursday and Nebraska @ ISU Sunday

(Johnston, Iowa) – Iowa Public Television continues its tradition of providing quality college wrestling coverage with two meets this week. On Thursday, February 21 at 7 p.m., tune in for coverage of the 56th Iowa Conference Wrestling Championships, live from the Wartburg College campus. The Iowa Conference features Buena Vista University, Central College, Coe College, Cornell College, the University of Dubuque, Loras College, Luther College, Simpson College, and Wartburg College.

On Sunday, February 24, IPTV’s College Wrestling season concludes with coverage of the dual meet between the University of Nebraska and Iowa State University, live from Ames, Iowa at 2 p.m.

This year, IPTV is showcasing five top collegiate match-ups with coverage and expert commentary from several wrestling legends. For the Iowa Conference Championships, Dan Gable, Jim Gibbons, and Tim Johnson will be the announcers. For the Nebraska at Iowa State meet, Dan Gable and Jim Gibbons will announce.

College Wrestling can be seen statewide on all IPTV stations.

More information about College Wrestling can be found at www.iptv.org.

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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can. Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of where they live or what they can afford. More than one million viewers a week turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television stations include: 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; Channel 36, Red Oak. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines; Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City; Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1, Davenport.

For immediate release:
February 21, 2008

For information contact:
Kristen L. Gray
Director of Communications
kristen.gray@iptv.org
515-725-9703

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