America rsquo s game iowa high school passion more boys still participate in football than any other sport at the high school level and ihsaa member schools have played since 1909 the first ihsaa playoffs took place in 1972 with the current system now featuring six 11 player classifications and one 8 player classification.

Iowa has been among the national leaders in boys rsquo basketball since its first state tournament in 1912 viewed for years as the ihsaa rsquo s ldquo gold standard rdquo event iowa high school hoops has produced countless college and professional standouts.

The ihsaa is a statewide service organization that has been working to coordinate develop direct and promote boys rsquo high school and junior high sports and activities in iowa since 1904 with 11 sanctioned sports and over 360 member schools the ihsaa operates postseason and state tournament events as well as providing student leadership and.

During the 2016 17 season fewer than 100 girls wrestled in iowa according to the national federation of state high school associations last season 683 iowa girls wrestled.

Holly anderson activities director at northview middle school has been chosen as the 2022 middle school athletic director of the year by the iowa high school athletic directors association holly was chosen for her outstanding dedication and leadership of young student athletes.

Holly anderson activities director at northview middle school has been chosen as the 2022 middle school athletic director of the year by the iowa high school athletic directors association holly was chosen for her outstanding dedication and leadership of young student athletes.

The valley high school varsity softball team had three players earn class 5a all state recognition for their efforts during the 2021 season the iowa girls coaches association announced thursday july 28 congratulations to the following tigers second team all state greta dahlen senior batted 358 with 43 hits 22 rbi and four home runs.