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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...


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October 23, 2020

TSSAA to Vote on Allowing Religious Headgear

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) is beginning the process of potentially changing a rule that would allow student-athletes to wear religious headgear without seeking permission, according to a report from The Tennessean. ...


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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...


March 16, 2018

Tennessee approves split of public, private schools

Tennessee's athletic association this week approved a total split between public and private high schools that will go into effect beginning with the 2019-20 school year.  The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's (TSSAA) legislative ...


November 12, 2015

Tenn. HS referees now required to pass background checks

Interscholastic sports officials in Tennessee will now be required to pass background checks, the state athletic association determined Thursday. [caption id="attachment_10780" align="alignright" width="289"] Tennessee's 4,500-plus high school ref...


May 6, 2015

Tenn. prep football team gets probation for recruiting violation

The Cleveland High School (Tennessee) football program was put on two years probation after school officials found that the team's head coach spoke with a middle school student about his program. [caption id="attachment_12003" align="alignright"...