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College Wrestling Season Kicks Off with Iowa at Iowa State December 9

November 13, 2007

32nd Season of College Wrestling Coverage

Kicks Off with Iowa @ Iowa State

Intra-state Rivalry Coverage Begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 9

(Johnston, Iowa) – Iowa Public Television has announced the first meet of its 32nd season of college wrestling coverage. On Sunday, December 9, Iowa Public Television will be in Ames when the Iowa State Cyclones take on the visiting Iowa Hawkeyes.

            During the meet, Jim Gibbons and Tim Johnson will provide commentary for viewers watching on statewide Iowa Public Television.

            As part of this live coverage, Iowa Public Television will encourage viewers to call (800) 779-7000 to support the quality college wrestling coverage they’ve relied upon for more than 30 years.  During breaks in the action, viewers will have the opportunity to pledge their support for Iowa Public Television’s unique tradition of college wrestling coverage. (Breaks will take place during breaks in the meet – the meet will be shown in its entirety live.) Fans at Hilton for the meet will also be encouraged to call from their seats to keep College Wrestling coverage strong.

            The full schedule for the 2007-08 season of College Wrestling will be announced in the coming weeks.

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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 (coming soon).

For immediate release:
November 13, 2007

For information contact:
Tonya Weber Dusold
Communications Manager
tonya@iptv.org
(515) 725-9705

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