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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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Observers’ Letter

Jerry Snodgrass, OHSAA Assistant Commissioner, has released a letter for all OHSAA Basketball Tournament Observers. Click here to open the letter.

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2013-14 Quiz 4

This is Quiz 4 of the 2013-14 baseketball season. Click here to view a PDF of the quiz along with the answers. 1. A1 commits his/her 5th personal foul. The reporting official notifies the coach of Team A that he needs to send in a substitute for A1. While waiting for a sub, B2 shoots […]

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Concussion Headware

The following bulletin, issued by Jerry Snodgrass, OHSAA Assistant Commissioner-Basketball Sport Administrator, was sent to all OHSAA basketball officials on January 24, 2014.

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Improperly called intentional foul

This play occurred in the closing seconds of a very close game. Obviously the defender is desperately attempting to steal the ball. An “intentional foul” was called. There does not appear to be any elements of an “intentional foul” present in this play.

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Central District Tournament Presentations

Jim Berry, Tournament Supervisor of the Central District, has created two presentations to help prepare for the postseason. The presentations are recommended for all officials. Click here to download Presentation 1 Click here to download Presentation 2

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