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Forum: Softball Sun Mar 12, 2000, 03:36pm
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By b_silliman
Post Using Federation Rules I thought that the use of...

Using Federation Rules I thought that the use of catcher and first baseman mitts by players other than those is illegal.
However after researching this I cannot find a specific reference. The book...
Forum: Softball Sun Mar 12, 2000, 03:33pm
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By b_silliman
Post Sorry but Tom is incorrect and DB is correct. ...

Sorry but Tom is incorrect and DB is correct.
See Rulebook page 59 Rule 8-4k, to paraphrase, once ball is in circle baserunner must make immediate decision to go to second or return to first.
If...
Forum: Softball Sun Mar 12, 2000, 03:24pm
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By b_silliman
Post I believe it to be interference. The intent of...

I believe it to be interference.
The intent of the runner does not come into play and we should also not try to determine if there was an impact on the play i.e. if the defensive player is impeded...
Forum: Basketball Wed Mar 08, 2000, 03:36am
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By b_silliman
Post Congratulations! The first time is the best and...

Congratulations! The first time is the best and everyone after that has its moments. No matter how many times Ive been there, I get goose bumps and my stomach is churning.

To be recognized as...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 28, 2000, 12:32pm
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By b_silliman
Question If teammates secure a rebound together and get...

If teammates secure a rebound together and get into a tugging match, then someone's feet are moving and it is traveling.
In almost every case where you see this happens, it has been commonplace to...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 25, 2000, 11:43pm
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By b_silliman
Post Art N, the period or game is not over until the...

Art N, the period or game is not over until the horn sounds. Yes, if A were leading 51-50 and the horn had sounded to end the game the free throws would not be shot.
But in this case if A misses...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 22, 2000, 10:50pm
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By b_silliman
Post B_Lipscomb, Do not put all referees...

B_Lipscomb,
Do not put all referees associated with the military in the same barrel.
I am retired from the Air Force and was privilaged to work with many fine officials who had impeccable...
Forum: Basketball Sun Feb 20, 2000, 03:27pm
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By b_silliman
Post Since the official heard Coach A request a...

Since the official heard Coach A request a timeout and stopped play because of that request, give Team A a timeout, even though the ball was not in their possession. You cannot set aside the...
Forum: Basketball Fri Feb 18, 2000, 01:52am
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By b_silliman
Post Basket always counts not matter how it got there,...

Basket always counts not matter how it got there, except if through an illegal action i.e. kicking the ball!
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 08:14pm
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By b_silliman
Wink Good idea Gary, but the players in this city are...

Good idea Gary, but the players in this city are long gone by the time I get the fingers together
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 08:06pm
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By b_silliman
Post All good advice. I've found that if a person...

All good advice.

I've found that if a person wants to dominate a game, I put my whistle away. I let him call everything, everywhere and when he asks why I tell him. Now this will not work when...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 08:00pm
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By b_silliman
Thumbs down Tugger, why question the selection of officials? ...

Tugger, why question the selection of officials? We have all blown calls, used an incorrect interpretation of the rule, and just outright did not know a rule.

My question is: "Did the other...
Forum: Softball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 01:52am
Replies: 0
Views: 905
Posted By b_silliman
Post Our local meetings have begun here in Las Vegas...

Our local meetings have begun here in Las Vegas and I'm looking forward to as interesting discussion on this site as we had in basketball. Welcome to all!
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 01:49am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,395
Posted By b_silliman
Post Good advice Todd Deciding in advance...

Good advice Todd

Deciding in advance what you are going to do is bad. Here is another example:

Blow-out game, neither team is going to the playoffs, and the teams are joking with each...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 01:41am
Replies: 21
Views: 938
Posted By b_silliman
Post Pizzano, You may be better than 90% of the...

Pizzano,
You may be better than 90% of the officials on the traveling call, but you better not make that your 'best' call.
Learn the textbook definitions of what can and cannot be done, then...
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 16, 2000, 01:29am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By b_silliman
Post Matthew: NFHS Rulebook, page 58, Section 3...

Matthew:
NFHS Rulebook, page 58, Section 3 Player Technical, 10-8-d, "Obstructing the vision of an opponent not in control of the ball by waving hands near his/her eyes."

Waving the hands in...
Forum: Basketball Sun Feb 13, 2000, 01:17am
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By b_silliman
Post Thanks Ralph, we too ended our season this past...

Thanks Ralph, we too ended our season this past weekend with our zone playoffs this coming week. You are correct; this is a very positive discussion board. Even though I am constantly in the...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 10, 2000, 11:18pm
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By b_silliman
Post 9.8 seconds left in the 3rd Quarter, Blue Team...

9.8 seconds left in the 3rd Quarter, Blue Team with a throw-in in the backcourt, left sideline. I bounce the ball to the thrower who inbounds to a teammate with pressure from the White Team. There...
Forum: Basketball Thu Feb 10, 2000, 01:40am
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By b_silliman
Post Hey Kid, We have new people entering the page...

Hey Kid,
We have new people entering the page every day and they may respond to a very old thread; especially one with the headline which the young lady used. So lighten up, eh!
Forum: Basketball Wed Feb 09, 2000, 01:33am
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By b_silliman
Post If a team were not allowed to run the baseline...

If a team were not allowed to run the baseline after the warning, then this would give an advantage to the defensive team by intentionally violating during a critical part of the game. For that...
Forum: Basketball Tue Feb 08, 2000, 05:15pm
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By b_silliman
Post Move to Las Vegas! We added 3 new high schools...

Move to Las Vegas! We added 3 new high schools this year and will have 5 more in the next 3 years.

We base game assignments on what you can do on the floor, not who you know. It may take a...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 07, 2000, 08:17pm
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By b_silliman
Post Excellent job in using common sense and...

Excellent job in using common sense and preventive officiating, even though it did not work. You rose above the level of your inexperience!
Does this league not allow a team to continue with 4...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 07, 2000, 02:08pm
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By b_silliman
Thumbs down Sorry, but I disagree on the penalty. The color...

Sorry, but I disagree on the penalty. The color of the shorts is not addressed specifically within the rules, only shirts. Just advise the coach of the opposing team that there will be a difference...
Forum: Basketball Mon Feb 07, 2000, 02:02pm
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By b_silliman
Post Since the officials told the players they were...

Since the officials told the players they were shooting two, there probably was not a contest to get the rebound. Therefore, go to the possession arrow for the inbounding of the ball.

It always a...
Forum: Basketball Sun Feb 06, 2000, 06:49pm
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By b_silliman
Post Paul, #1 we do not start our games before the...

Paul,
#1 we do not start our games before the listed start time. If we do the parents are upset.

#2 no resetting of the clock and no 'T'.
Have the coach find another book and quickly, or...
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