Category Archives: WIAA

Board of Control approves spring sports recommendations, 2018-19 operational budget

CWS Sports Desk October 10, 2018 Stevens Point– The WIAA Board of Control approved a number of sport coaches’ recommendations impacting the spring season sports regulations, passed the 2018-19 operational budget and was introduced to the new information technology assistant at its October meeting today. Two recommendations in softball were approved by the Board. The… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control Conducts September Meeting

CWS Sports Desk September 25, 2018 STEVENS POINT – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control acted on a number of items, reviewed several membership-related topics and received executive staff updates and reports at its September meeting today. The Board gave its final approval of a request to dissolve the crossover requirements for the Capitol… Read More »

NFHS reports increase in High School athletics participation

CWS Sports Desk August 28, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Led by an additional 15,009 participants in girls sports programs, the overall number of participants in high school sports increased for the 29th consecutive year in 2017-18, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations. The… Read More »

WIAA Board of Control elects officers, votes on action items

CWS Sports Desk August 26, 2018 Stevens Point— Eric Coleman, student services supervisor of Milwaukee Public Schools, presided over the first meeting of the 2018-19 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control today. The Board conducted its 2018-19 officer elections. Dennis Birr, superintendent of the New Lisbon School District, will serve as the president-elect, and… Read More »

Football coaches release football-only conference plan

CWS Sports Desk August 2, 2018 Stevens Point— The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association released a football-only conference alignment proposal for the 2020 season to member schools Monday. Football-Only Conference Alignment Placements The objective of the plan is to form a football-only conference model that brings uniformity to the number… Read More »

Track and Field & Cross Country changes simplify uniform rule

CWS Sports Desk July 29, 2018 Indianapolis, IN– Further simplification of the uniform rule in track and field, and clarification on the method of determining the order of finish in cross country highlight 2019 rules changes in those two high school sports. Seven changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)… Read More »

2018 WIAA State Track Meet preview

CWS Sports Desk May 30, 2018 LaCrosse— The 123rd Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Track and Field Championships and the 48th Girls Track and Field Championships will be held Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, at the Veterans Memorial Stadium Complex on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. ADMISSION TICKETS:  Ticket prices for the meet are… Read More »

NFHS Releases Hockey Rule Changes for 2018-19

CWS Sports Desk May 19, 2018 Madison-– Rules changes related to minimizing risk of injury in high school ice hockey are among five revisions for the 2018-19 season. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee recommended the changes at its April 23-24 meeting in Indianapolis, and all changes were… Read More »

WIAA announces officials’ years of service milestones

CWS Sports Desk May 14, 2018 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced its years of service award list, recognizing officials for 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 years of serving as a licensed WIAA official. “Officials are important partners in the development and delivery of sport opportunities for high school athletes in Wisconsin. Without their… Read More »