WIAA Rep Assembly Speeds Up Running Clock Again

WIAA Rep Assembly Speeds Up Running Clock Again
The Tacoma News Tribune reports today that the WIAA Representative Assembly has change the running clock rule again for the 2014 season. * Amendment 57.7.0 alters the rules of the running-clock “mercy rule” in high school football. The clock will now run through official’s timeouts, shortening a blowout game. The Columbian clarifies a little further ...

WIAA to Mitch: Bellevue vs. Skyline Ain’t Happening Comments

That was quick.  A few moments after I posted this on Mitch Levy’s efforts to organize a Skyline vs. Bellevue game, Levy tweeted this: Just spoke with WIAA.Was told what many of you expected: to cease all efforts because there is no way that the WIAA would get behind… — mitch levy (@kjrmitch) December 4, ...

Big News: WIAA Network to Webcast Bellevue/Euless-Trinity Game Tonight

Big News: WIAA Network to Webcast Bellevue/Euless-Trinity Game Tonight
A few minutes ago, the WIAA announced on its Facebook page that the big Bellevue vs. Euless-Trinity, Texas game will be webcast on the WIAA Network. Message boards and Twitter, both in Texas and Washington, have been set, uh, atwitter with requests for the game to be televised in some manner.  Due to the high ...

Watch WIAA Semifinals Streaming Online

Watch WIAA Semifinals Streaming Online
The WIAA announced earlier this fall that it would be live streaming state semifinals and finals games for all classifications. WIAANetwork.com is now live, and you can check out the upcoming game listings.  First up is Morton vs. White Pass in the 2B semis.  However it looks like only Westside Tacoma Dome games are up, ...

WIAA Will Webcast Upcoming Football Semis & Finals Comments

An exciting press release this morning from the WIAA for Washington football fans: RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA), When We Were Young Productions (WWWYP), and PlayON! Sports announces the launch of the WIAA Network, a new cross-platform endeavor that will deliver television and web coverage of WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires ...

On The Replay: Seattle Times Online Chat with WIAA’s Mike Colbrese

Earlier in the week, the Seattle Times preps crew hosted a live chat with WIAA’s director, Mike Colbrese.  The archived chat is up here, but there’s a few nuggets of interest regarding football, such as reworked playoff brackets and Whistlegate. Comment From Guest what is the current situation with the football plyaoff system change when ...

Seattle Times Wrap-Up of Playoff Meeting

The Washington State Football Coaches Assoc. and a WIAA representative met yesterday to discuss changes to playoff brackets and seeding. Does Oregon have the answer to our football playoff system? Should Washington follow Oregon’s suit when it comes to seeding high-school football teams into the state playoffs? That’s a possibility discussed today (Sunday) at an ...

Coaches Assoc. & WIAA to Meet on Playoff Seeding

Doug Pacey reports that the Washington football coaches association and the WIAA will meet May 1 to discuss seeding playoff brackets. http://blog.thenewstribune.com/preps/2011/04/23/football-coaches-to-meet-with-wiaa-may-1-to-discuss-possible-playoff-changes/

WIAA Changes Running-Clock Rule

Among other things out of today’s WIAA Representative Assembly, the running clock rule for football games has been lowered from the previous 45-point margin to 40 points.  The rule was first introduced in 2009. The basketball tournaments have been re-tweaked, and once again lacrosse has been summarily cross-checked out of WIAA sanctioning. WIAA assembly: Lacrosse ...

WIAA Winter Coalition Meeting

Doug Pacey (@DougPaceyTNT) of the Tacoma News Tribune is reporting today from the WIAA Winter Coalition Meeting.  Despite the name, this meeting does not involve blockading a small country nor the revival of mid-80s WWE tag-team duo.  Instead, “the purpose of the Winter Coalition is for school, league, district and WIAA representatives to discuss amendments ...