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Forum: Basketball Tue Dec 31, 2019, 12:56am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By coach41
Scorekeeper Complaining About Calls

Hey All,

A fellow referee and I were discussing a freshman game that a couple of other officials worked. Apparently, a scorekeeper at the table was complaining about calls and if I recall...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 23, 2019, 07:09pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By coach41
Since everyone shared their experiences, I might...

Since everyone shared their experiences, I might as well explain what happened yesterday.

The league itself a large Church league featuring about 70+ teams spread over multiple divisions (3 or 4...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 23, 2019, 12:55pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By coach41
Referees and Forfeits

In all my years of officiating, whenever there is a forfeit of a game on game day, the official does not work even if teams / players want to scrimmage and the official is available (say, they are...
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 23, 2019, 12:40pm
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By coach41
Ignore - I guess the forum default was to show...

Ignore - I guess the forum default was to show the last day of posts.....I reset it and I can see the old posts now.
Forum: Basketball Tue Jul 23, 2019, 12:26pm
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By coach41
Wow - so what happened here?

I haven't stopped by in a while. All the old posts seem to be gone.
Forum: Basketball Tue May 16, 2017, 03:10am
Replies: 275
Views: 24,809
Posted By coach41
Funny - I worked some 7th grade (boys and girls)...

Funny - I worked some 7th grade (boys and girls) tournament games over the weekend with a couple of officials from my group in the Bay Area.

We talked about the new rules but habits die hard. I...
Forum: Basketball Sun Aug 24, 2014, 01:22am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By coach41
A simliar question on a kicked ball but not...

A simliar question on a kicked ball but not exactly as the original poster had it:

I was playing pickup ball with friends today and there was a low pass that got past me. It was rolling on the...
Forum: Basketball Mon Apr 19, 2010, 12:57am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By coach41
Halftime Buzzer Beater situation

I was working an 8th grade boys basketball tournament today and an interesting situation occurred during the championship game between the "Red" and "White" teams.

The game is in the final...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 01, 2010, 03:39pm
Replies: 10
Views: 7,045
Posted By coach41
Happy New Year! For your viewing pleasure: ...

Happy New Year!

For your viewing pleasure:

http://www.sfhs.com/data/files/News/TeamNews/thumb/grant1.jpg

This wasn't the actual uniforms since it was the freshman team. The varsity jerseys...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jan 01, 2010, 12:35am
Replies: 10
Views: 7,045
Posted By coach41
I did talk to both of the guys a little bit...

I did talk to both of the guys a little bit during a timeout but didn't have time to get a full explanation of why they went with the NCAA rule. After their game ended, I didn't much opportunity as...
Forum: Basketball Thu Dec 31, 2009, 10:46pm
Replies: 10
Views: 7,045
Posted By coach41
@KJUmp - Good point. I remember looking at the...

@KJUmp - Good point. I remember looking at the arrow after the technical was given (obviously pointing to the white team). However, in the ensuing "madness", I didn't look at it after the ball was...
Forum: Basketball Thu Dec 31, 2009, 01:47am
Replies: 10
Views: 7,045
Posted By coach41
"Dead Ball" Technical Foul

Hey guys,

One more situation that occurred from the game BEFORE mine tonight (another freshman game).

With about two minutes left in the fourth quarter, there is a scramble for the ball and a...
Forum: Basketball Thu Dec 31, 2009, 12:01am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,883
Posted By coach41
Enforcing Coaching Box

Hi all,

Just officiated a freshman tournament championship game. The game was typical freshmen level stuff but did go into overtime with the final being 40-38.

However, in evaluating a few...
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 25, 2009, 09:55pm
Replies: 22
Views: 2,471
Posted By coach41
I also use the "noose". I had the standard...

I also use the "noose". I had the standard smitty for the front of my shirt for years. However, I ran into issues with the hook coming off of my shirt. The noose is more comfortable and also looks...
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 25, 2009, 09:52pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,270
Posted By coach41
Hmmm...... Two pairs of belt less pants (One...

Hmmm......

Two pairs of belt less pants (One Officials Choice, one Sansa Belt)

One Pair of old NON-belt less pants (my original when I started reffing high school. It's still in decent shape...
Forum: Basketball Fri Oct 09, 2009, 01:15am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By coach41
Welpe, I live in SF and love the cooler...

Welpe,

I live in SF and love the cooler weather. I'm a fan of the breeze and being able to take walks around. I'm not a big fan of extreme weather (hot or cold). I don't particularly understand...
Forum: Basketball Thu Oct 08, 2009, 01:40am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By coach41
Rufus, Forgot to respond to you as well. It...

Rufus,

Forgot to respond to you as well. It is indeed good to see a fellow fencer out there. While not a well known sport, there are a ton of fencers out there. In high school, I think they...
Forum: Basketball Wed Oct 07, 2009, 05:51pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By coach41
Mark - Far right?? I'm Definitely not the girl. ...

Mark - Far right?? I'm Definitely not the girl. :D

Our head coach is the guy in dark trench coat. To the left of the head coach is the very TALL GUY. To the left of the TALL GUY is me. :)
Forum: Basketball Tue Oct 06, 2009, 11:53pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,352
Posted By coach41
This isn't exactly as it depends on the league we...

This isn't exactly as it depends on the league we are working....these numbers are reflecting of the specific games I got:

Varsity Girls (3 person) - $59
Varsity Girls (2 person) - $66
JV Girls...
Forum: Basketball Tue Oct 06, 2009, 11:38pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By coach41
Rufus, I would have never expected to meet a...

Rufus,

I would have never expected to meet a former fencing official in basketball officiating forum! :)

I was a fencer in high school for three years (though one year was cut short due to...
Forum: Basketball Sun Oct 04, 2009, 08:47pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By coach41
Volleyball is definitely a lot different than...

Volleyball is definitely a lot different than basketball. You're basically standing around looking at the action. The judgment calls in volleyball involved the player + ball and not player+player...
Forum: Basketball Sat Oct 03, 2009, 10:40pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,592
Posted By coach41
Officiating Other Sports??

Hey all,

Just curious if anyone here officiates other sports besides basketball?

In late August, I was still unemployed and making some plans in case a new job didn't materialize. Among the...
Forum: Basketball Sat Oct 03, 2009, 10:29pm
Replies: 44
Views: 2,897
Posted By coach41
I don't have a particular workout plan. I'm the...

I don't have a particular workout plan. I'm the kind of guy that loves all aspects of basketball (fan, player, referee), so I still play in leagues and pickup year round. That helps keep me in...
Forum: Basketball Mon Sep 14, 2009, 11:49pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,397
Posted By coach41
Our group doesn't tape during the regular high...

Our group doesn't tape during the regular high school season that I am aware of. That being said, our group DOES tape during our "spring training" sessions at a local spring high school league.
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Forum: Basketball Fri Sep 11, 2009, 01:55pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,285
Posted By coach41
Tomegun, I'm not familiar at all with the...

Tomegun,

I'm not familiar at all with the pro-style two man mechanics. I know I've looked up the NBA rules on NBA.com, perhaps I'll go look up to see if the mechanics are published anywhere (if...
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