SPORTS SHORTS: State diving/swimming streamed live

The 2013 Iowa High School Girls State Swimming and Diving Championships can be streamed live for free today and Saturday through Ustream.

The annual state swim meet, hosted by the Marshalltown Community YMCA, will be available for live viewing online at

Mediacom to broadcast volleyball finals

DES MOINES – Mediacom will televise the 2013 Iowa High School Volleyball Championship series next week when five class tournaments come to a close on Nov. 15.

The state tournament runs Tuesday through Friday at the newly renovated U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

Mediacom’s championship broadcast will begin with the Class 5A title match at 10 a.m. and close with the 1A finale at 6 p.m. The finals will be shown exclusively on Mediacom’s basic cable channel MC22. There also will be a replay of all five title contests on Nov. 16 from noon-8 p.m. in reverse order (1A-5A).