Tag Archives: WIAA

Hauser named chairperson of NFHSA Gymnastics Rules Committee

CWS Sports Desk September 13, 2018 STEVENS POINT — Stephanie Hauser, assistant director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, will serve a six-year term as the chair of the National Federation of State High School Association Gymnastics Rules Committee beginning this fall. The position encompasses considerable responsibility and commitment. The committee is responsible to review and… 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 »

WIAA Board addresses conference realignment at April meeting

CWS Sports Desk May 1, 2018 Stevens Point – The Board of Control approved three conference realignment plans and issued a one-year moratorium on conference realignment requests at its April meeting. The Board moved to implement a football-only realignment consideration for southwest Wisconsin that was amended at its January meeting and given initial approval in March.… Read More »

WIAA and UW agree to extension through 2025 for use of UW facilities for state championships

CWS Sports Desk March 15, 2018 Madison— The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association and the University of Wisconsin Athletic Department agreed to a five-year contract extension that grants the WIAA availability to campus facilities for hosting high school State championships in boys basketball, football, golf, wrestling and softball through the spring of 2025 in an announcement… Read More »

Deadline to announce candidacy for WIAA Board of Control & Advisory Council Positions

CWS Sports Desk February 1, 2018 Stevens Point— Administrators at WIAA member senior high schools are reminded that Feb. 27, 2018 is the deadline to announce their candidacy for positions on the Board of Control and High School Advisory Council. District administrators, high school principals and assistants at these levels who are interested in becoming… Read More »

WIAA announces revised Rural/Urban proposal for basketball

By David Keech December 14, 2017 Wausau— The WIAA announced a revised Rural/Urban basketball proposal, used for realigning teams in Divisions 3 and 4. The plan addresses WIAA member schools’ concerns about teams in urban areas drawing from larger population bases, gaining advantages over districts that are rural or small town. Criteria are listed at… Read More »

WIAA announces Assistant Director Vacancy

CWS Sports Desk October 15, 2017 Stevens Point— The WIAA has announced an assistant director vacancy position. Details are below. Assistant Director Vacancy Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association General Characteristics and Working Relationships Search conducted by:  Dave Anderson, Executive Director Receives guidance from:  All WIAA administrative personnel and member school administrators Provides guidance to:  Executive Director,… Read More »

2017 WIAA sports medical updates

CWS Sports Desk August 22, 2017 Madison— At the May, 2017 WIAA Sport Medical Advisory Committee meeting, information relating to the Disordered Eating/Relative Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) guidelines were updated. The concussion information was updated to reflect the latest information from the 2017 Concussion in Sport Group in Berlin.  Mental Health/Wellness was also added to the WIAA… Read More »

Wisconsin ranks 14th in nation in High School Sports Participation

CWS Sports Desk August 21, 2017 Madison– Led by the largest one-year increase in girls participation in 16 years, the overall number of participants in high school sports increased for the 28th consecutive year in 2016-17, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).… Read More »

From the WIAA: High School activities bring communities together

Guest column from the WIAA By Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Dave Anderson, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association. Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike. Research… Read More »

Deb Hauser to retire as WIAA Associate Director at end of 2017-18 schoolyear

CWS Sports Desk July 19, 2017 Stevens Point— Deb Hauser, the Associate Director of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, announced her intention to retire at the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year after serving the membership for 25 years. She has been a leading advocate for girls participation in sports and expanded sport opportunities for boys… Read More »