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NFHS Announces 15 Soccer Rule Revisions for 2020-21

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Beginning next season, changes to the conditions and procedure for restarting play with a dropped ball will take effect in high school soccer.

Task Force Advances Two Realignment Plans for Board Vote

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Conference Realignment Task Force assembled Wednesday at the executive staff office and voted to advance two plans to the Board of Control for final consideration.

Hockey Tournament Series Brackets Released

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The seeded brackets of the 2020 State Boys Hockey and Girls Hockey Tournament Series are available on the WIAA website.

NFHS Approves Six Volleyball Rule Revisions for 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Revised rules for roster submissions and penalties assessed to the team bench are among the most prominent high school volleyball rules changes for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Six NFHS Football Rule Revisions Approved for 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — In an effort to eliminate a potential timing advantage gained by the defensive team in high school football, the play clock will be set to 40 seconds – effective with the 2020 season – when an official’s time-out is taken for an injury to a defensive player or a defensive player has an equipment issue.

Board Approves Fall Sports Season Regulations

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control approved changes to the fall season regulations at its January meeting today.


Administrators at WIAA member senior high schools are reminded that February 25, 2020 is the deadline to announce their candidacy for positions on the Board of Control and High School Advisory Council.

Task Force Conducts Realignment Application Appeals

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Conference Realignment Task Force assembled Wednesday at the executive staff office and reviewed four appeals of realignment requests that were denied last month.

In High School Sports, “Commit” is a Verb, Not a Noun

by Karissa Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director

When is “commit” not a verb? According to Webster’s– never. That is unless the reference is to where the high school’s star quarterback is headed to college.


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