According to Steve Walker, the sports information director for the OSAA
, the change came after the board heard from schools saying 24 teams was too many within the 33-school classification.
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring equitable competition for Oregon high school students through OSAA
According to OSAA
sports information director Steve Walker, it grew increasingly expensive for the organization to hold tournaments at Moda and Matthew Knight Arena.
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During the OSAA
state championship committee meeting on Monday, the committee made a series of final recommendations to the OSAA
executive board for adoption beginning in 2015.
fund, started in 1992, includes approximately 2,000 participants, generating approximately $40 million in estimated annual premiums.
According to OSAA
assistant executive director Brad Garrett, a school must provide information to the executive board that documents a program's struggles.
Certainly it has been a long process for our committees and our schools," said OSAA
assistant executive director Peter Weber, who sat on the committee.
Then it will be up to the OSAA
Executive Board and Delegate Assembly to pass a final resolution at their Oct.
He said five classifications would reduce the amount of missed class time for students in athletics because of travel to long away games, but Bokn acknowledged that the OSAA
will almost certainly stick with the six-class system for another four years, and Willamette will make it work.
gives athletes ridiculous rules covering things that do no harm, and won't be a part of the regulations when the athletes get to college.
On further investigation I learned that the OSAA
does not use any human-generated polls to rank teams.