Sendoff on Sunday, March 6
The IKM-Manning Booster club will be having a sendoff event at the high school in Manning on Sunday, March 6 beginning at 5 p.m. A meal will be served in the school cafeteria followed by a pep rally in the gym at 6 p.m.
1st Game on Monday, March 7
IKM-Manning vs. West Hancock, 10:30 a.m., Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines
There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, March 7. IKM-Manning will be the visiting team and will sit across from the team benches on Monday.
Possible 2nd Game on Thursday, March 10
If IKM-Manning wins their game on Monday their next game would be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 10. We would again be the visiting team. If we win Monday there will be NO SCHOOL on Thursday, March 10. If IKM-Manning loses their game on Monday they are done in the tournament and school will held as usual on Thursday, March 10.
Possible 3rd Game on Friday, March 11
If IKM-Manning wins Monday and Thursday, they would play in the 1A championship game at 6:05 p.m. on Friday, March 11. School would dismiss early at 1:30 p.m.
If IKM-Manning wins Monday but loses Thursday they would play in the 1A Consolation game at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 11 and there would be NO SCHOOL on Friday.
If we are playing on Friday in either game we would be the home team.
Tickets for all state basketball games are general admission and cost is $10. Tickets for all games may be purchased at the Wells Fargo Arena ticket office. The school will also have advanced sale tickets available in the Irwin and Manning offices for Monday’s game as soon as they arrive from the IHSAA. Tickets will also be sold at the sendoff on Sunday night, March 6. The school does get $.25 back for each ticket they sell so fans are encouraged to buy their tickets from the school in advance.
If IKM-Manning advances, tickets for Thursday’s semifinal game will be sold in the Irwin and Manning school offices until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9. Championship/Consolation game tickets for Friday, March 11 will only be sold on-site at Wells Fargo Arena.
Pep Bus on Monday, March 7
A pep bus (school bus) will be offered to the game on Monday if there is sufficient interest. The bus will leave from the high school parking lot in Manning at 8:00 a.m. Cost to ride is $5 (game ticket NOT included). Community members and students may sign up in the school offices in Irwin and Manning and must pay when they sign up. Students in 6th grade and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult. If at least 20 people are not signed up and paid by 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4 then a pep bus may not be offered.
If we win on Monday a pep bus would be offered again on Thursday and Friday if there is sufficient interest. Same costs and stipulations as above. Sign up deadlines and departure times as follows:
For Thursday, March 10: Sign up and pay by 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9. Bus departs from high school parking lot in Manning at 8:00 a.m.
For Friday, March 11: A sign up will be available on Wednesday for the two possible game times on Friday. Pep bus riders will pay when they board the bus on Friday.
- If playing in 10:00 a.m. Consolation game, bus departs from high school parking lot in Manning at 7:30 a.m.
- If playing in 6:05 p.m. Championship game, bus departs from high school parking lot in Manning at 3:30 p.m.