Bulldogs News · Class 1A State Semifinals – Van Meter (11-0) vs. West Sioux (10-1) – Saturday, November 10 – 1:06 PM

The Van Meter Bulldogs (11-0) will take on the West Sioux Falcons (10-1) this Saturday, November 10th at 1:06 PM in Cedar Falls at the UNI-Dome.
(Information for tickets and media coverage are included below.)

Van Meter qualified for the playoffs as the champions of Class 1A District #8. The Bulldogs advanced to the Semifinals with a 42-16 win over Sumner-Fredericksburg in the 1st Round and a 31-21 victory over West Branch in the Quarterfinals.

West Sioux qualified for the playoffs as the champions of Class 1A District #1. The Falcons advanced to the Semifinals with a 49-14 win over Treynor in the 1st Round and a 34-20 win over South Central Calhoun in the Quarterfinals.

Schedules, playoff brackets, and scores are available any time at www.iahsaa.org.

Come on out and support your Bulldogs!


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Semifinal Tickets

Tickets may be purchased in advance in the Secondary Office at the school during the school day this week. All tickets are $10.

You may also purchase tickets on-line if you would like.
The following is the information for online orders:
Tickets are available for purchase on-line through the UNI-Dome.  There is a special promotion code for your fans to use to purchase tickets.  We encourage your fans to purchase tickets on-line or in advance through the school to avoid waiting in line at the UNI-Dome to purchase your ticket.  There is no service charge for your fans to purchase tickets on-line if they use the special promotion code.

Here is the link:  https://unitix.uni.edu/

  • Click on “Buy Tickets”
  • Click on “Presales/Promotions”
  • Enter promo code: VMBulldogs
  • Complete the purchase and print your tickets at home.

Football Media Coverage

From the Iowa High School Athletic Association:

Congratulations to your football team, school, and community on securing a berth in this week’s Iowa high school football semifinals at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls. The Iowa High School Athletic Association and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau, are committed to providing the best experience possible for state tournament participants. This week, that effort includes broadcasting all 12 semi-final games live for TV and Internet audiences.

The Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN) holds the broadcast rights for several IHSAA championship events, including football semifinals and finals, and offers various viewing platforms for each game. NBC Sports Chicago (NBCSCH) is the network with which the IHSSN has contracted, and it is available on several regional subscription packages. Its alternate station NBCSCH+ will carry evening semifinals, as well.


Time Class DirecTV DISH DISH Hopper
Thursday, November 8
9:00 8P 665 429
12:00 8P 665 429
5:30 3A 665-1 445 SD; 9515 HD 412-33
8:15 3A 665-1 445 SD; 9515 HD 412-33
Friday, November 9
10:00 A 665 429
1:00 A 665 429
4:00 4A 665 429
7:00 4A 665-1 451 SD; 9539 HD 412-39
Saturday, November 10
10:00 1A 665 452 SD; 9574 HD 412-40
1:00 1A 665 452 SD; 9574 HD 412-40
4:00 2A 665-1 452 SD; 9574 HD 412-40
7:00 2A 665-1 452 SD; 9574 HD 412-40
Check your local cable provider for NBC Sports Chicago
NBC Sports Chicago is now available across all of Iowa on Sling TV and other streaming apps (FuboTV, PlayStation VUE, CenturyLink, Hulu, DirecTV Now)
Find NBC Sports Chicagohttps://www.nbcsports.com/chicago/channel-finder

For more information on these viewing options, check www.ihssn.com

Tickets for the Iowa high school football semifinals are $10.