by Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations
March Madness took on another meaning for everyone in the sports world in the last couple of week – weeks like none other in the history of organized sports with the acceleration of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Gov. Tony Evers’ executive order issued Friday, March 13, 2020, closes all public and private schools, and suspends all school spring sports activities indefinitely beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association determined all remaining games of the State Girls Basketball Tournament, and the boys basketball sectional finals and the State Tournament will be canceled in response to the evolving concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic has been informed that the Kohl Center will not be available for State Boys Basketball Tournament scheduled for March 19-21.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, in accordance with policies and guidance from public health organizations and the World Health Organization for mass gatherings, will be limiting attendance at the remainder of all winter tournament events scheduled March 12-14 and March 19-21.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Tickets for the WIAA Girls and Boys State Basketball tournaments, except the party of 88 immediate family members, will be refunded in full. Please allow staff time to make these refunds and contact the WIAA office only if you do not see a refund to your account within two weeks of the tournament.
Any tickets purchased at school will we be refunded by your school and not the Resch Center or the WIAA.
The WIAA State Girls Basketball Tournament and the boys basketball sectionals scheduled for this week are continuing as planned.
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted in support of two conference realignment plans advanced by the task force and reviewed Constitutional amendments at its March meeting Friday.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The 45th Annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Girls Basketball State Tournament will take place Thursday-Saturday, March 12-14, at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis.
MADISON, Wis. – Team champions were crowned in three divisions at the 29th Annual State Team Wrestling Tournament at the UW Field House Saturday afternoon.