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referee

tssaa
January 19, 2021

TSSAA Reverses Course of Referee Pay Cut

After initially announcing that high school basketball referees will receive a $25 pay cut for each night they officiate the game, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) has reversed course. Roughly 10 days after making the de...


texas
December 4, 2020

Texas Football Player Tackles Referee

A Texas high school football player tackled an official from behind following his ejection from the game, according to viral videos shared from social media Thursday night. The player in question, Emmanuel Duron, a defensive lineman from Edinburg ...


texas football
December 3, 2020

Michigan ADs Struggle to Find Referees

With high school sports suspended for at least another week, Michigan athletic directors have been scrambling to find referees for all of their upcoming events. Finding referees has been an ongoing issue for athletic directors, as the Herald Revie...


tssaa
September 21, 2020

Nashville Volleyball Player Disqualified For Wearing Hijab

Last week a Tennessee charter school student-athlete was disqualified by a referee during a volleyball match for wearing a hijab for religious reasons. Citing a uniform rule by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA), the refer...


referees
August 28, 2020

Lack of Referees a Worry for GHSA

As the September 4 kick-off date for Georgia High School Association (GHSA) football draws closer, some counties are already finding a shortage of available referees. According to a report from WJBF ABC-6, football officials are down 27 percent fr...


January 2, 2020

Missouri lawmaker sponsors 2 bills to protect referees

A Missouri legislator is sponsoring two bills that would provide more protection for referees against unruly fans. State Rep. Jerome Barnes, who served 26 years as a referee, submitted two proposals last month that he hopes will curb verbal abus...


texas
December 11, 2019

Wisconsin bill would set greater penalties for referee harassment

Wisconsin lawmakers have proposed a bill that would provide greater protection to the state's sports officials. [caption id="attachment_27929" align="alignright" width="226"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic...


November 11, 2019

Parents chase referee off field at Washington youth football game

A referee at a Washington youth football game earlier this month was chased off of the field by a group of parents, who then began fighting each other. Police in Orting, southeast of Tacoma, continue to investigate the incident. According to Q13 N...