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 […]
Tights that extend below the pants/skirt are illegal per 3-5-7 and players shall not be permitted to participate if they are not in compliance. Conventional leg compression sleeves are to be worn only for medical reasons and must comply with 3-5-3. Traditional knee pads are permissible Tights that have been cut off with the leg […]
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 […]
Each year the OHSAA along with the Ohio Association of Basketball Officials (OABO) conducts a basketball officiating clinic for officials who are interested in improving and progressing. The clinic is a one day clinic which includes on court work and instruction as well as classroom and video sessions. There will be a clinic on Friday, […]
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.