Girls State Soccer Championships on Iowa PBS

As Iowa girls battle for a ticket to the state soccer tournament, Iowa PBS is preparing to provide live coverage of the championship action, heartache and victories. 

Iowa PBS’s coverage of Iowa girls’ high school championships continues, as teams from across the state take to the field for the 2021 IGHSAU Girls State Soccer Championships. Coverage of each class title game will take place Friday, June 11 at James W. Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines. Each game will be broadcast live on statewide Iowa PBS and livestreamed on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and

Live coverage will be as follows*:

Friday, June 11

10 a.m. | Class 1A
12:30 p.m. | Class 2A
3 p.m. | Class 3A

*Coverage and start times are subject to change.

Fans can also follow the action on Iowa PBS’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts. To connect with Iowa PBS Sports fans and viewers, use #iowapbssports.

Along with unparalleled coverage of the championships, the broadcast will include special stories featuring inspiring young Iowans:

  • Atlantic student reporter Brynna Kern uses her talents to tell the story of Zoey Moore receiving her first power wheelchair and how that impacts Zoey's life. Brynna won first prize in her class at the Iowa High School Press Association contest for "Best Video" with Zoey's story.
  • Laura Kipnusu from Valley High School is a Student Ambassador for Genesis Youth Foundation, a wrestler and a rugby player. Her parents immigrated from Africa to give their future children more opportunities. Their sacrifices are not lost on young Laura: she plans to wrestle at Grand View University next year. 
  • Two Courage League Sports athletes, Cole Quinlin, 21, and Evie McLeish, 13, share how their love of sports helps them grow as individuals and inspire others. Courage League Sports is a nonprofit adaptive sports and recreation organization that offers year-round programming for children and adults with physical, cognitive or emotional disabilities.

Stay tuned to Iowa PBS throughout the rest of the year for live coverage of the state championships for girls’ softball and volleyball.

Programming support for the 2021 IGHSAU Girls State Soccer Championships is provided by Musco Lighting and Fareway.

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