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Be The Referee: Wrestling Tie-Breaker

Be The Referee: Wrestling Tie-Breaker
Thursday, January 16, 2020
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis discusses an addition this winter to the tie-breaker criteria for dual wrestling meets.
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Be The Referee: Pregame Meeting

Be The Referee: Pregame Meeting
Thursday, January 9, 2020
This week, MHSAA executive director Mark Uyl discusses this basketball season's addition of a pregame meeting including officials, coaches and players and the importance for all parties to attend.
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Sontag Inspires Amid 'Miracle' Cancer Fight

Sontag Inspires Amid 'Miracle' Cancer Fight
Friday, January 3, 2020
Dave Sontag could tell something was wrong. The gymnasium at Petersburg-Summerfield High School is bigger than most in Monroe County. But when Sontag, a veteran official, was running up and down the floor, he felt unusually tired and began feeling pain in his back.
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Be The Referee: Alternating Possession

Be The Referee: Alternating Possession
Thursday, December 19, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice offers a "You Make the Call" regarding alternate possession, or lack thereof, on the basketball court.
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Be The Referee: Ratings

Be The Referee: Ratings
Thursday, December 12, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice explains the process by which schools are able to rate the officials who work their competitions.
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Be the Referee: Video Review Success

Be the Referee: Video Review Success
Thursday, December 5, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice discusses the video review utilized for the first time at last weekend's Football Finals, and how it was successful.
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Be the Referee: More Injury Time

Be the Referee: More Injury Time
Thursday, November 28, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis discusses a change to the wrestling injury time rule to allow for more time to evaluate head and neck injuries.
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Be the Referee: Football Review

Be the Referee: Football Review
Thursday, November 21, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains how video will be used for the first time at this season's MHSAA Football Finals.
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Be The Referee: Sideline Safety

Be The Referee: Sideline Safety
Thursday, November 14, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains the expectation for sideline safety concerning officials, coaches and team personnel who occupy this area of the football field.
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Be the Referee: Automatic 1st Downs

Be the Referee: Automatic 1st Downs
Thursday, October 24, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains differences in high school football rules regarding automatic first downs from similar rules at the college and pro levels.
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Be The Referee: Catch Momentum

Be The Referee: Catch Momentum
Thursday, October 17, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice offers a "You Make the Call" regarding catch momentum after an interception near the goal line.
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Be the Referee: Golf Rules Changes

Be the Referee: Golf Rules Changes
Thursday, October 10, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains new rules in golf for 2019-2020, including those pertaining to the use of cell phones during play.
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NFHS Voice: Punish Bad Fan Behavior

NFHS Voice: Punish Bad Fan Behavior
Sunday, October 6, 2019
While we would hope that parents and other fans would embrace the concepts of education-based athletics by respecting the efforts of those men and women who officiate high school sports, that unfortunately is not occurring in some cases.
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Be the Referee: No Tackle Box

Be the Referee: No Tackle Box
Thursday, October 3, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains the difference between high school and college/pro rules in regards to the football tackle box and intentional grounding.
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Be the Referee: You Make the OT Call

Be the Referee: You Make the OT Call
Thursday, September 26, 2019
This week, MHSAA assistant director Brent Rice presents a "You Make the Call" regarding a penalty during football overtime.
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Be the Referee: Swim Finishing Touch

Be the Referee: Swim Finishing Touch
Thursday, September 19, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains a new rule in swimming that allows for more flexibility when determining when a competitor has finished a race.
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Be the Referee: Curbing Gamesmanship

Be the Referee: Curbing Gamesmanship
Thursday, September 12, 2019
This week, MHSAA officials coordinator Sam Davis explains a new rule in soccer meant to keep teams in the lead from running time off the clock by making lineup changes.
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The Official View: It's In Our Blood

The Official View: It's In Our Blood
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Some have said that officiating has to be in your blood. The avocation runs through the veins of nearly 10,000 officials in this state, and “The Official View” returns this week not only to inform those valuable contributors to school sports, but also to pr...
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Be the Referee: Football Rules Changes

Be the Referee: Football Rules Changes
Thursday, September 5, 2019
This week, MHSAA Assistant Director Brent Rice discusses a pair of football rules changes made the enhance safety.
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Be the Referee: 40-Second Play Clock

Be the Referee: 40-Second Play Clock
Thursday, August 29, 2019
This week, MHSAA Assistant Director Brent Rice explains the change in football to a 40-second play clock.
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