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Inver Grove Heights Traveling Basketball

Hi Spartans - Here are key 2021 basketball updates, per MYAS guidelines:

1.  Safety/Health requirements:

  • Masks are required at all times for players and coaches. Parents are not allowed to attend practices.  

  • Players, coaches and parents will practice social distancing to and from practice and follow MDH guidance for reducing the spread of Covid.

  • Parents -- On the day of each practice or game, all players MUST use the Sports Engine app (or SportsEngine website) to complete the following:

    • Open the Health Screening Event in the SE app 

    • Review the health questions  

      • If you answer NO to all the questions, accept the event by selecting "yes" and your player is cleared to attend practice or tournament

      • If you answer YES to any of the questions, decline the event by selecting "no" and email with the details so you can learn the next steps.

  • Please review this guidance from MYAS for Safe Play

2.  Each tournament may have different rules about spectators, arrival times, etc.  Your coaches will keep you posted.  

3. Reminders

  • Players should bring hand sanitizer and a full water bottle to every practice and game. No public water fountains will be available.  

  • Please bring any waivers and forms that have not yet been submitted to your first practice.  

  • Please remember to make your final payment if you have not done so yet.

Please report any Covid cases, symptoms or close contact situations to the IGHBBA Covid Task Force at: 

2021 Highlights - Go Spartans!

2nd Place -- IGH 7B Boys Team at the 2021 Monticello Winter State Qualifier Tournament!

2nd Place -- IGH 7B Boys Team at the 2021 Monticello Winter State Qualifier Tournament!

Trusted Coaches

The Inver Grove Heights Basketball Association has made the commitment to provide a safe, positive and productive experience for today’s youth in the community. We are utilizing the Trusted Coaches Membership Program for all Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Board Members. We have also created a package for some coaches that includes a nationwide criminal background check and concussion instruction.

IGH Traveling Basketball Gives Back to the Community

B.E.S.T. Foundation Scholarship 

This scholarship was established to recognize a senior who has participated in the traveling basketball programs in the 3rd through 8th grade and provided service to the community.

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018 the 2018 Scholarship Awards Reception was held in the Performing Arts Center. The Inver Grove Heights B.E.S.T. Foundation awarded 117 scholarships totaling $168,628.00 to Simley High School Seniors.

The mission of the Inver Grove Heights B.E.S.T. Foundation is to raise and award funds for post-secondary scholarships to Simley High School graduates.

Congratulations to Simley's Class of 2018 and good luck next year!

The Foundation is separate from, but supportive of, the Inver Grove Heights Community Schools,
Independent School District 199.

2018 BEST Scholarship Recipient

Jonah Milbrandt was the recipient of the 2018 B.E.S.T Traveling Basketball Scholarship. Jonah played traveling basketball from 3rd grade to 8th grade. Jonah has great memories from losing to winning records, sketchy hotels and life long friendships. Jonah is continuing his education at the University of Upper Iowa in Fayette, Iowa and pursuing a degree in Financial Management.