Indianola Basketball Association

The goal of the IBA is to develop a pool of basketball talent that enriches the long term competitiveness of the Indianola varsity, junior varsity, and other competitive basketball teams at the state level, as well as to develop young athletes with a long term "love of the game" whether they remain competitive participants or fans of the program.

Mission: The mission of the Indianola Basketball Association (IBA) is to provide a program allowing the youth of Indianola the development of basketball skills in an environment that fosters teamwork, sportsmanship, and competition.

Camps | Indianola Athletics

School is ending and camp season is beginning!
Check out for information on upcoming boys and girls camps happening this summer! Don’t wait! Some start next week! See you at the gym! Athletic CampsSummer athletic camps are a fun way for students to learn new sports, improve athletic skills, and make friends. Dedicated coaches and Indianola varsity student-athletes create an inspiring, supportive environment for campers. 2018 Indianola Volleyball Camp 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6thIndianola...

Lots of basketball happening in town this weekend!
Stop out and catch the action! 🏀

Saturday: Indianola Athletic Booster Club hosts the Chris Street Tournament. 4th-8th grade boys and girls from around the area will be competing starting at 8 AM at the High School, Middle School and Wilder Elementary.

Sunday: It’s the final weekend of the 2017 IBA League! Championship Sunday! Winners advance! Visit for tournament schedule.

Good luck to all teams!! As always, play hard, have fun, and be a good teammate!

[10/29/17]   It’s opening weekend for IBA!!

7th and 8th grade Purple Teams played in the Southside Haunted Hoops Tournament. The 8th graders went 2-1 and missed advancing by just one point due to tiebreaker rules. The 7th graders play for the Championship today! Good luck, boys!!

League play starts today here in town!! Represent the Indians name with sportsmanship and pride! Please help welcome the out-of-town teams and thank them for driving here to participate.

Most of all, have fun, work hard, and be a great teammate!!! Go Indians!!!!!

Indianola IBA Registration.doc.pdf

Indianola Teams- League Registration Form!
This will also be up on the website very soon.

IBA League 2017 Registration Form.doc.pdf

League Registration for out of town teams! We are working on uploading it to our website- Check back soon!

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We hope everyone is having a great summer!!! We know that many of our IBA kids have attended some awesome camps this summer, which we love to see! The off-season is the time to improve your skills! The IBA board wanted to show you these new mats that we purchased for the Street Gym at the Middle School. We also sponsored the David Nurse Shooting Clinic in June, which about 50 players attended. Now we will begin gearing up for league registration, so stay tuned once school gets started! Thanks for your continued support!

[06/07/17]   Don't forget! Next week is the Indianola Boys Basketball Camp! New head coach Brett Watson, assistant coach Will Nailor, and the rest of the staff and players will be ready to work on skills, compete, and have fun! Grades 3-5 (entering) will be from 9-11:30 and Grades 6-8 (entering) will be from 1:00-3:30. Camp takes place at the Blake Fieldhouse Monday-Thursday next week! Cost is $50. If you have further questions or need to sign up, message us for Coach Watson's contact info or get in touch with Coach Nailor. Hope to see you there! 🏀

[12/18/16]   The IBA Tournament games will not be played tomorrow due to inclement weather. Roads, parking lots, and sidewalks are in poor condition and wind chills are expected to be well below 0.
We will not be making the tournament games up, which is unfortunate, but the safety of our players and their families is most important. Thank you for being part of the 2016 IBA league! We appreciate your participation and support!

Tonight the 4th grade girls are watching a tribute to Chris Street's life before they vote on the Chris Street Award winner for this season. Powerful and emotional, but so important for the kids to see what their vote stands for. 🏀

IBA League Registration is open and spots are filling up! Deadline for Indianola teams is September 30th. Deadline for out-of-town teams is October 7th. Games begin Sunday, October 30. Visit for more detailed information.

[07/25/16]   IBA skills sessions are complete for the summer! The floors at the Field House are being polished up for the next two weeks and then it will be just about time for fall sports!!! Thank you to all who attended this summer! Next up for IBA will be our Fall League starting in October! Be watching for sign-up dates after school starts!
Sincerely, Coach Nailor

[06/28/16]   Workouts are on tonight at the Fieldhouse!
Hope to see a lot of you there!!!

[06/22/16]   There will NOT be IBA workouts Thursday, June 23rd. We will resume next week!! Come join us and bring your teammates!!!!

[06/09/16]   IBA workouts with Coach Nailor are cancelled for tonight-- Thursday, June 9. See ya next week!!!

[06/07/16]   There is a change in the schedule previously posted. The 5th-6th grade workouts are going to be from 6:30-7:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
7th-8th grade workouts will be from 7:30-8:45. (No change there)
We apologize!!!! It was an error in the schedule that was not caught until tonight.

[06/04/16]   Summer Skills Sessions with Coach Nailor will be starting up again this summer! Come when you can---Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting June 7 lasting until July 28. This year sessions will be offered for boys and girls entering 5th and 6th grade from 6-7:30 pm and boys and girls entering 7th and 8th grade from 7:30-8:45 pm. Location is Blake Field House. There is no cost or registration. Please bring your teammates!!!

[01/25/16]   IBA Recognition Night for all Indianola teams is Friday, Jan. 29. Girls teams will be introduced at half time of the varsity girls game. Boys teams will be introduced at half time of the varsity boys game. Chris Street award winners and All Tournament team members will also be recognized. IBA players get in free to the game. See you Friday night at the high school gym! Go Indians!

[12/13/15]   Championship Sunday! Brackets are hanging up at your gym site. Good luck to all teams on this final day of the 2015 IBA League season!

[12/05/15]   The 2015 IBA season is quickly coming to and end! This Sunday is the last scheduled league games. After Sunday's games, we will know tournament pairings. The IBA will have this information posted on the website and communicate it to all the Head Coaches. We wish you the best of luck in your last games and tournament play!

Registration is currently underway for IBA league---Get your teams signed up and spread the word! Looking forward to another fun and successful league beginning this fall!

[07/17/15]   Great workouts tonight! A lot of passion & effort! Way to go get better tonight future Indians! Coach Nailor

[07/14/15]   Summer Skills Sessions with Coach Nailor will continue through the month of July-Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Field House. 6:30-7:30 for 3rd-5th grades; 7:30-8:45 for 6th-8th grades. No fee and no registration required! Take advantage of the last 6 sessions of the summer!

[07/08/15]   Starting today, and every Wednesday in July, the IBA is sponsoring Julian Seay Basketball Skills Camp.
Cost-$60 for 4 weeks of skills.
Location-High School North Gym
Times- 12:00-1:30 Boys/Girls entering 3rd-6th grades
2:00-3:30 Boys/Girls entering 7th-12th grades
It's not too late to sign up. Bring your money and form with you and register at the door. (Form is on the IBA website under "handouts").

[06/30/15]   Reminder/Announcement for Summer Skills Sessions this week:

Tuesday 6/30- 1st session for younger kids is cancelled.
7:30-8:45 session is on. Matt DeWall will be there covering for Coach Nailor.

Thursday 7/2- NO workouts!!! Enjoy your holiday weekend!!

Indianola Basketball Association

[06/17/15]   Give us a follow on Twitter, too! @IBA_Indianola

[02/21/15]   Pack the gym! Tonight the Indianola Girls' team is playing in a regional semi-final game vs. Creston at 8:00 p.m. at the Indianola High School. Come out and show your support by wearing purple. Please remember you must purchase a ticket for $6 at the door. Student passes will not be accepted. Good luck girls!!!

[12/29/14]   IBA Night is Friday, January 2 during the IHS varsity games! The girls' teams will be introduced during halftime of the girl's varsity game. The boys' teams will be introduced during halftime of the varsity boy's game. All-tournament team members and Chris Street Award winners will be recognized at this time as well. IBA players are asked to wear their team jerseys or all tournament team shirts. Players wearing their IBA apparel will be admitted to the games for free.

Cheer on the current and future IHS players on Friday night!

IBA is accepting applications for the Director of Player Development position, information available on the IBA website at Deadline to apply is September 15.

[08/16/14]   2014 IBA League registration is now available. Divisions for boys and girls in 3rd through 8th grade. League game are played in Indianola on Sundays beginning on October 26 and running through December 7; with a league-ending tournament on December 14. For more information visit the IBA website at We are looking forward to another great basketball season!

[10/03/11]   Register for Lyndsey Fennelly's Basketball Skills Camp! Who: Indianola Boys/Girls 3rd-12th; When: Saturday, October 29th (2 hr time slots; groups assigned on Oct 19th); Where: Wilder Elementary. Cost: $10 for IBA Players; $20 for non-IBA Players; $10 for High School Players. Go to the IBA web site to download the form from the Indianola Individual Players page. Registration deadline: Oct 12th.

[09/27/11]   Did you miss Uniform Sizing Night? New dates for teams and/or individual players to try on uniforms, if needed. Now offering a women's cut uniform in addition to the 'new' uniform.

Wednesday, 09/28 @ 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10/01 @ 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
1004 E. Lincoln Avenue (Beth Davidson's house) [email protected] or 556-2031 for more information/directions

[09/26/11]   Oct 8th Star Shooter Camp Update: the IBA session for 5th-8th runs from 8:30 to noon. HS is in the afternoon.

Indianola High School Boys Basketball

Registration is OPEN for the Star Shooter Camp for Indianola 5th-12th Boys and Girls on Saturday, October 8th. Download the registration form from Coach Honeck's web site via the attached link, and send your form and payment by October 1st. IBA-registered players receive a $10 discount ($49 vs. $59). Check out! Home Page

[09/15/11]   SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, October 8th. Indianola 5th-12th Boys and Girls Shooting Camp. 3rd - 4th grades will have an opportunity for similar camp at a later date. IBA Players will receive a discounted registration fee. UPDATE: Coach Honeck will be providing the registration form ASAP. It will be distributed to last year's IBA players, posted to the IBA web site, and posted to Coach Honeck's web site.

IBA Homecoming Float 2011

IBA Homecoming Float 2011

Thank you, Cindy Johnson, for providing this picture of your daughter, Jenna. If anyone else has photos to post to the IBA page, please send it to [email protected] with captions, and all appropriate photos will be posted.

IBA Homecoming Float 2011

IBA Homecoming Float 2011

[09/07/11]   REMINDER! Uniform Sizing Night is tomorrow: Wednesday, September 7th, from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Middle School Media Center (not the cafeteria). Beth Davidson and Tara Strain will be available to assist you. Uniform Exchange Program: If anyone has a current uniform they would be willing to donate or 'retire' back to the IBA, please bring it tomorrow night, or contact Beth Davidson at 556-2031.

[09/02/11]   Represent the IBA for the Homecoming Parade on Thursday, September 8th!Students and parents, WEAR YOUR IBA UNIFORM and/or IHS logo-wear! Arrive at the west parking lot of the high school by 5:30, and look for Tara Strain. She should be easy to spot if you look for the float with the basketball hoop hanging off the back, and other IBA kids in uniform. Feel free to bring candy to toss, if you’d like. Email Tara Strain at [email protected] or text to 515-480-9176 with specific questions.

[08/25/11]   Register for Lyndsey Fennelly's Basketball Skills Camp! Who: Indianola Boys/Girls 3rd-12th; When: Saturday, October 29th (2 hr time slots; groups assigned on Oct 19th); Where: Wilder Elementary. Cost: $10 for IBA Players; $20 for non-IBA Players; $10 for High School Players. Go to the IBA web site to download the form from the Indianola Individual Players page. Registration deadline: Oct 12th.

[08/24/11]   Update on the Location of Uniform Sizing Night: Wednesday, September 7th, 5:00 to 7:00 at the Middle School Media Center (not the cafeteria).

[08/23/11]   Uniform Exchange Program: If anyone has a current uniform they would be willing to donate or 'retire' back to the IBA, please drop it off at Beth Davidson's house (1004 E Lincoln Avenue/556-2031) or bring it to the uniform sizing night on 09/07. This program is under development; stay tuned for further details.

[08/19/11]   Registration Forms for IBA Indianola Individual Players are now posted to the IBA web site. Look for them at the gate at tonight's football game, also! Registration is due September 18th. New this year: there is a reduced registration fee for 3rd/4th grade: $100.00 vs. $150.00 for all other age groups.

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