Board Briefs: June 15, 2020

Board Briefs: June 15, 2020

BOONE, Iowa – Starting in 2021, the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s state swimming championships will expand from one afternoon of finals into a two-day, preliminary and finals event at the University of Iowa’s Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. The IHSAA...
Board Briefs: April 22, 2020

Board Briefs: April 22, 2020

Last week’s meeting of the IHSAA Board of Control went on as scheduled, but like most school-related gatherings this spring, took place via video conference call. The spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and subsequent closure of Iowa’s K-12 schools and cancellation of...
Board Briefs: March 12, 2020

Board Briefs: March 12, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control approved contracts at last week’s meeting with Spectra, operator of Iowa Events Center, to keep the state wrestling tournaments and state basketball tournament inside Wells Fargo...
Board Briefs: Feb. 5, 2020

Board Briefs: Feb. 5, 2020

Football takes on one-year scheduling cycle, Class 4A adds success model   VIEW 2020 DISTRICTS & GROUPS   BOONE, Iowa – Following months of study, the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control decided Wednesday to shift football to a...
Board Meeting Briefs: Jan. 23

Board Meeting Briefs: Jan. 23

Winter postseasons approaching; Football update   BOONE, Iowa – With preparations underway for another busy winter championship season, the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control met Thursday to examine activities in February and beyond. The...
Board Meeting Briefs: Dec. 19

Board Meeting Briefs: Dec. 19

Football playoff changes pitched for 2020; Board of Control updates   BOONE, Iowa – Discussions over the number of qualifying teams in the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s football playoffs have been ongoing for over a decade, and another new proposal was...