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Published: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 11:36 a.m. CDT

Well tickets

Tickets for Creston’s boys basketball game against ADM at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday are on sale in the Creston High School Activities Office. Cost is $7 each, which includes the Iowa Energy’s NBA D-League home opener at 7 p.m.

Tipoff for the Creston-ADM game is 5 p.m. It is general seating for the Creston game, and assigned seating for the Energy game.

Spartans win

DES MOINES — The Southwestern men defeated Grand View JV Monday night, 64-58. A complete report will appear in Wednesday’s News Advertiser

Simpson wrestlers

INDIANOLA — Jared Bevins of Creston is a junior 197-pounder on the Simpson College wrestling team.

Bevins, also on the Simpson football team, went 13-21 as a varsity letterman wrestling at 197 and heavyweight in 2011-12.

The Simpson roster also includes sophomore heavyweight Tony Saucedo of Osceola Clarke and sophomore 184-pounder Ethan Calvert of Interstate 35.

State tickets

BOONE — The State Wrestling Championship has been a sold out event for more than 20 years and is the only IHSAA reserved ticket event. On Nov. 19, 2011, the Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association adopted changes for the State Wrestling Tournament finals ticket distribution.

Tickets are no longer purchased from and distributed by the IHSAA. Member schools who host wrestling programs and the general public now purchase their tickets through either a walk up process or online.

Under this ticketing system, schools have the first opportunity to purchase tickets. Ticket sales to IHSAA member high schools who host wrestling programs will begin Monday, Dec. 3, at noon and close Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 11:59 p.m. The order limit is a maximum of (50) tickets per school. Complete information regarding the ticket ordering process for IHSAA member high schools hosting wrestling programs has been communicated with them.

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. The public will be able to purchase tickets at the Wells Fargo Arena ticket office, any Dahl’s store, online at www.dahlstickets.com or by calling 1-866-55-DAHLS. The order limit will be eight (8) tickets.

The ticket price is $8.00 per ticket, plus a convenience fee of $2.60 per ticket. There will be a $4.00 handling fee per order. A valid credit card will be needed to make an online purchase. The Wells Fargo Arena seating chart will be available identifying class 1A, 2A, and 3A mats. All seats will be assigned in the order the transactions are processed either at a ticketing location or online.

Anyone with questions or experiencing difficulties ordering tickets should call the Iowa Events Center ticket office at 515-564-8356. Anyone needing assistance with ADA seating should call 515-564-8351.

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