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Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 12, 2013, 02:28pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By representing
That's what I figured. I told both coaches that...

That's what I figured. I told both coaches that the girl has only four fouls and she can play.
Forum: Basketball Sat Jan 12, 2013, 02:19pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By representing
wrongful 5 fouls

Girls' JV. I called and reported a foul. Official scorekeeper tells me she has 5 fouls. I tell the coach, he replaces her, rest of the third quarter played out. Prior to starting the fourth, table...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 09, 2013, 01:34am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,916
Posted By representing
My local chapter, not sure about the state,...

My local chapter, not sure about the state, allows for solo referee'ing for any matches except for Varsity. And if I remember correctly, it is automatically "both checks to the solo referee". but I...
Forum: Basketball Wed Jan 09, 2013, 01:25am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By representing
Varsity Girls...

blow out... final score was something like 48-15... ish... I don't doubt any that the total free-throws attempted was around 15-20 shots. However, despite the ugliness (was this a Varsity or Junior...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 08, 2013, 05:48pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By representing
She's listed as the R, but from what others have...

She's listed as the R, but from what others have told me that worked with her in Varsity matches only, she usually tells the other official to be the R, and she's allowed to do that apparently.

If...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 08, 2013, 05:36pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By representing
haha for all I know, she could be on this forum...

haha for all I know, she could be on this forum silently :eek:
Forum: Basketball Tue Jan 08, 2013, 05:30pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By representing
Varsity Girls tonight

Both teams have a losing record, both coaches are loud crybabies. Also, my partner is not the type to "take care of business" when needed, no one in the chapter likes officiating with her. I don't...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 11, 2012, 05:07pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By representing
my apologies

I didn't realize the "ZigTech" was for several different shoes. This is the one I got, that's for basketball officials:

https://officiallysports.com/index.cfm?id=817&page=detail

Thanks. I...
Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 11, 2012, 04:51pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,011
Posted By representing
Reebox ZigTech

Anyone got them? Just got mine today in the mail and it looks a little ridiculous. Anyone actually wear these? Do they go well with the "official" look of a basketball official?

Help me decide...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 04:45am
Replies: 131
Views: 4,804
Posted By representing
You might be right. I did see the official's...

You might be right. I did see the official's hand point down but I thought that was more for pointing that the right foot was inside the arc, only a two points try.
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 04:37am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By representing
If that ever happens to me, I'm running out of...

If that ever happens to me, I'm running out of the gym and hanging up my whistle for good.

But, to keep this going, I'm going to say this, however I'm only guessing and have no idea what would be...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 04:16am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By representing
Not looking at the rulebook, I'm going to go with...

Not looking at the rulebook, I'm going to go with common sense and say that the reason a try can still happen while a player is in shooting motion and is fouled for is for advantage reasons. With...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 03:15am
Replies: 68
Views: 4,651
Posted By representing
That's what we were told at a meeting last year. ...

That's what we were told at a meeting last year. If the player in possession has the capability to dribble and bounces the ball off the opposing backboard, he has to (in the words of our...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 02:52am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,983
Posted By representing
I've known about this part of the rulebook, and...

I've known about this part of the rulebook, and if a player were to put the ball down (in retaliation to a call/no-call) and "expect" me or my partner(s) to get it, I would tell the player at the...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 02:38am
Replies: 131
Views: 4,804
Posted By representing
IMO, this is the best explanation on this topic. ...

IMO, this is the best explanation on this topic. What I've always been told is that a defender can have LGP and still move upwards (i.e. jump) or backwards. But, if a defender is moving sideways...
Forum: Basketball Tue Nov 27, 2012, 02:22am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,694
Posted By representing
technical foul questions

1) Do ALL technical/flagrant fouls (whether to coaches or players, direct or indirect, flagrant personal or flagrant techincal) count towards the bonus? If not, could someone break it down to me...
Forum: Basketball Thu Oct 25, 2012, 02:07pm
Replies: 19
Views: 9,163
Posted By representing
When it was brand new like a year or so ago, I...

When it was brand new like a year or so ago, I got to try it free for a month. I didn't like it enough to pay for it, I could use the full website on my phone without any problems since that's what...
Forum: Soccer Tue Oct 23, 2012, 03:15pm
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By representing
That's what I was thinking, why escalate and...

That's what I was thinking, why escalate and cause more problems? Walking off the field might it look like I was hoping he'd follow me off the field so I could DQ him. A double caution for...
Forum: Soccer Mon Oct 22, 2012, 10:52pm
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By representing
just had a USSF clinic...

...and the National USSF instructor said something interesting that I never thought of or heard before. Wanted to see what others would do in this situation:

Say a player is obviously dissenting...
Forum: Soccer Wed Oct 03, 2012, 06:48am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By representing
Thank you. I brought up the taunting thing with...

Thank you. I brought up the taunting thing with another referee before a game we did last week and he told me that NFHS has taunting as an immediate send off because the field is supposed to be "an...
Forum: Soccer Tue Sep 25, 2012, 02:19am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By representing
Did you try to yell at the Blue Keeper to stay...

Did you try to yell at the Blue Keeper to stay away when he/she started towards the ball? Before a tie-breaking PK I usually tell both keepers that the ball is not dead until in possession of the...
Forum: Soccer Tue Sep 25, 2012, 02:11am
Replies: 2
Views: 2,188
Posted By representing
Differences of USSF and NFHS

I am both a USSF and PIAA (Pennsylvania) referee. PIAA follows NFHS rules.

I was just watching some YouTube videos of both youth and high school matches, and was going through the cautionable and...
Forum: Basketball Mon May 07, 2012, 07:23pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By representing
sorry...

...for lack of response.

I didn't realize I didn't include that I rebounded the ball and started up-court with it in hand and dribbling. The defender stopped my chances of making it up court,...
Forum: Basketball Thu May 03, 2012, 09:06pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By representing
defender question

I play basketball on Thursday nights with some friends and tonight I had a situation that I needed some clarification on.

After a rebound, I run down the center of the court and a defender is...
Forum: Soccer Fri Sep 30, 2011, 12:18pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By representing
Thank you. That clears it up a lot for me. I...

Thank you. That clears it up a lot for me. I guess I missed that key word in the USSF/FIFA and NFHS rulebook.
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