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Uniform colors

Under 3-5-4, regarding wristbands and headwear. This rule also changed from white, black, beige or a single school color (2013-14) to white, black, beige or the predominant color of the uniform. Are we allowing wristbands and headwear to be a single school color as well? So as an example: A school whose colors are green and gold wears a white uniform, green arm sleeves, gold wristbands as the home team. Is this legal?

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Spot for throw-in

A1 has a spot throw-in on the end line and passes the ball to A2 who is standing on the side line when he/she catches the ball. Where is the ensuing throw-in?

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Contact by an individual defender

With the new emphasis on contact on/by the ball handler, is each individual defender permitted one “hot shove” touch or is it only one measure up per defensive team on a ball handler? For example: a double team or if a team is playing zone and the ball handler has a defensive switch on him/her.

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2014-15 NFHS News Release

The NFHS has released a news bulletin regarding the rule change on allowing players to enter the free throw lane after the release. Check out the bulletin for more details.

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Officiating in the News

There are two recent articles in the Mansfield News Journal featuring officiating. The first addresses the difficulty in finding new officials, and the impact this is having on some districts. Click here to read the article The second features John Gurney and his son, Jonathan, officiating together during an All-Star game. Click here to read […]

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Observers Report

This report is for OHSAA observers during the 2013-14 District, Regional and State Tournaments.

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Punch

This video shows a punch during rebounding action in a recent game. Who is going to catch this punch? Good play for crew discussion.

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