IHSAA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Minutes of the
Chairman Oren Sutherlin, Vice-Chairman Joseph Trimboli, Linda Barnett, Curtis Casbon, Dan Cunningham, Dennis Eller, Jim Feist, Phillip Gardner, Phil Hoskins, Lee Lonzo, Michael Necessary, Pam Noble, Janis Qualizza, Cecil Raymond, Roy Simpson, Cassel White, John Williams, Commissioner Blake Ress, Associate Commissioner Ray Craft, Assistant Commissioners Bobby Cox, Sandy Searcy, Theresia Wynns, Sports Information Director Jerry Baker, Assistant Sports Information Director Jason Wille, Intern Jon Kirk.
minutes of the
APPROVE THE SOCCER COACHES PROPOSALS
The Executive Committee took the following actions in response to proposals presented by the Indiana High School Soccer Coaches Association during the February meeting:
1. Increase the number of regular season games from 16
games to 18 games. This issue is a Board
of Directors agenda item, and will be placed on their
2. All post-season games should be played on the optimal
field size as specified by the National Federation of State High School
Associations. After dis
3. Change the State Tournament from a one day event to a Friday/Saturday event. A motion to approve the proposal was made by Dennis Eller; seconded by Phillip Gardner; motion failed 0-16.
APPROVE THE VOLLEYBALL PROPOSALS
The Executive Committee took the following actions in response to proposals presented by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association during the February meeting:
1. Teams should be allowed to practice at Sectional and Regional sites. A motion to approve this proposal was made by Linda Barnett; seconded by Joseph Trimboli; motion failed 0-16.
2. Scoring for each team should be point-per-play (rally scoring) to 25 points. This issue will be addressed by the IHSAA proposal below.
3. The length of a volleyball match should remain the best 2 out of 3 games. This issue will be addressed by the IHSAA proposal below.
4. The State Championship Tournament should be a four week tournament if the number of matches allowed (25 matches, 2 tournaments) remains the same. A motion to approve the proposal was made by Dennis Eller; seconded by Lee Lonzo; motion failed 0-16.
5. Teams should be able to scrimmage another
high school team after at least five days of practice. This issue is a Board of Directors agenda
item, and will be placed on their
Commissioner Searcy presented proposals on behalf of the Exe
Rally Scoring Proposal - The National Federation has requested
that some states participate in a one year experiment with rally scoring in an
effort to gain statistics regarding length of games, matches, number of
substitutions, and the number of net serves oc
1. The home team selects home court; the winner of the toss may elect to serve or receive.
2. The net serve shall be incorporated in the game.
3. Substitutions shall be limited to 18 per game.
4. All varsity matches shall be best three out of five games. Games shall be played to 21 points; the winning team must win by two points (play to a 25 point cap). The fifth and deciding game shall be played to 15 points; the winning team must win be two points.
5. All junior varsity and freshman matches shall be best two out of three games. Games shall be played to 21 points; the winning team must win by two points (play to a 25 point cap).
6 The rally scoring format will be in effect throughout the 2002-03 regular season and the IHSAA tournament series.
1. Junior Varsity and Freshmen (no change)
Each team shall be limited to 7 ½ minutes on full court, with the use of the net. The visiting team shall use the court for the first 7 ½ minutes with the home team warming up outside the court. This procedure is then reversed for the second 7 ½ minutes.
Each team shall be limited to 7 ½ minutes on full court, with the use of the net. The visiting team shall use the court for the first 7 ½ minutes with the home team warming up outside the court. This procedure is then reversed for the second 7 ½ minutes. Upon the completion of the 15 minutes warm-up period, both teams will have an additional simultaneous 2 minute warm-up period, sharing the net, which is to be used exclusively for serving and serve reception.
A motion to approve the proposal was made by Dennis Eller; seconded by Michael Necessary; motion approved 16-0.
George Griffith, Exe
1. Change the controlled preseason scrimmage by designating that the scrimmage to be managed by the participating coaches. The coaches will determine the format for the scrimmage (I.e. how free throws will be administered, what type of defense will be used each quarter, whether situation will be used, etc.) The scrimmage will not last more than 2 hours and 15 minutes.
IHSAA/WIBC/NETWORK INDIANA AS CORPORATE PARTNERS
Commissioner Ress presented a proposal for the IHSAA to enter into a partnership with WIBC Radio and Network Indiana to develop a network that would carry football and basketball state championship events. A motion to allow Commissioner Ress to pursue this partnership was made by Lee Lonzo; seconded by Roy Simpson; motion approved 17-0.
Commissioner Craft reported on transfers that have been ruled upon during the
2001-02 school year. This report
included the following actions as of
Assistant Commissioner Wynns reviewed the unsportsmanlike conduct reports that have been received by the Association.
Commissioner Ress presented the monthly financial report of the Association.
The following penalties were assessed for various violations of the IHSAA By-Laws:
Commissioner Ress reported the following action as a result of a violation of the Wrestling Weight Control Program.
2. Coach Randy Tappan is reprimanded for permitting this violation to occur.
3. The administration of
Commissioner Ress reported the following action as a result of a violation of Rule 15-2.6b.
2. Coach Pete Trgovich is reprimanded for permitting this violation to occur.
3. The IHSAA accepts the steps
4. The administration of
Commissioner Ress reported the following action as a result of a violation of Rule 15-1.2a.
2. The three student-athletes who participated in a non-school sponsored basketball tournament shall be suspended for three contests.
3. The administration of Bloomington South is commended for its reporting and handling of this matter.
Commissioner Ress reported the following action as a result of a violation of Rule 101.1.
1. The Norwell High School girls track program is issued a warning.
2. Coach Bob Dahl is reprimanded for permitting
this violation to oc
3. In accordance with Rule 3-9.5 of the IHSAA By-Laws, all points earned and all individual awards won by the ineligible participants must be forfeited. If applicable, team scores should be refigured.
4. The administration of
1. Area Principals Meetings prior to IHSAA Board of Directors annual meeting
Chairman Sutherlin suggested that IHSAA Exe
2. Wrestling Tournament Format
Assistant Commissioner Cox reported that the staff has
several concerns regarding the wrestling state series, particularly relating to
sectional competition. A committee has
been formed that will study alternatives to the
1. Congratulations to Theresia Wynns for being honored as the Marian L. Archer Award winner by the ICGSA.
2. Congratulations to the following coaches for being honored by the National Federation of Coaches Association as “Coach of the Year” for Section IV:
Michael Hoke, Boys Golf Coach at LaPorte
Sharon Rosenburgh, Girls Tennis
Richard Wachs, Girls and
Swimming and Diving Coach at
3. Letter from Dr. Stan Bippus,
4. Letter from Brian Hartley, Student, North Central (Indpls.) High School
5. Letter from Kevin Cherry,
6. Letter from Kim W. Lobsiger,
7. Letter from Dr. Gene E. Ress, Tell City, IN
8. Letter from Sharon Most, Girls Golf Coach,
A motion to adjourn the March meeting of the IHSAA Exe