Stories tagged: wiaa
UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2020
On Tuesday, the Washington Interscholastic Activates Association delayed the start of practices for fall sports until the first week of September, a holdup of more than two weeks from the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 7, 2020
On Tuesday, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced it was delaying the start of fall sports practices.
Mon., July 6, 2020
In April, Greater Spokane League organizers – made up of member schools’ principals and athletic directors – split the job of GSL/District 8 director into two positions for the upcoming …
UPDATED: Thu., July 2, 2020
This was going to be a hectic year for the Greater Spokane League regardless of the public health crisis.
UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020
The WIAA issued guidelines for the state’s high school sports to return to play this fall. It doesn’t – rather, can’t – answer the question everyone wants to know: When …
UPDATED: Mon., June 22, 2020
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association on Monday released its health guidelines for a return to play in high school and middle school sports.
UPDATED: Mon., June 8, 2020
For at least one more season, the state high school basketball tournament will remain the same. That was the decision of the WIAA’s Executive Board, which met virtually Sunday from …
UPDATED: Thu., May 28, 2020
The WIAA approved a “foundation game,” adding a regular season contest for the sports of baseball, basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball beginning with the 2020-21 school year.
UPDATED: Fri., May 15, 2020
Dave Nichols: WIAA proposals for state basketball tournaments leave open possibility of State B venue moving to lowest bidder
Have we already witnessed the last State B tournament in Spokane? It’s entirely possible.
UPDATED: Sat., May 9, 2020
The WIAA executive board on Friday approved a resolution to adopt a seeding committee to determine seeds for all state tournaments for team sports.
UPDATED: Tue., April 7, 2020
The official announcement canceling the remainder of the spring sports seasons came as no surprise to anyone involved. That didn’t make it hurt any less.
UPDATED: Mon., April 6, 2020
The official closure of classes for the remainder of the school year in Washington ends the hope high school athletes were clinging to for a return to the spring sports …
UPDATED: Thu., April 2, 2020
WIAA Mick Hoffman released a video statement Thursday with the organization’s hope that meaningful games might still be played this school year.
UPDATED: Tue., March 17, 2020
WIAA staff were notified Tuesday a spectator in attendance at the 2A, 1A Hardwood Classic in Yakima on March 7 tested positive for COVID-19.
Sat., March 7, 2020
‘He never gave up. He inspired me’: Colfax’s JonJon Kinley to receive WIAA Jace Malek True Spirit Award
Small in stature but towering in spirit, Kinley’s cheery disposition stood out among a royal blue contingent that made the short trek to Spokane to watch the Colfax boys and …
UPDATED: Mon., March 2, 2020
The Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association (WIAA), issued a statement on Monday that the state basketball tournaments scheduled for Spokane, Tacoma and Yakima this week will go on as planned.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 23, 2020
After a busy weekend of district tourney action, the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) released state basketball tournament brackets for all classifications on Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020
With the WIAA’s adjustments to classifications, the Greater Spokane League will look drastically different next year, incorporating the Great Northern League to become a 4A/3A/2A league, starting next school year.
Sun., Jan. 26, 2020
The state’s high school sports governing board released its classification enrollment ranges for the next four-year cycle, starting with the 2020-21 school year.
Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Roundup of Friday’s State 4A and 3A volleyball action.
UPDATED: Sun., June 2, 2019
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Executive Board voted Sunday not to renew its contract with the Tacoma Dome as the host site for the Football State Championships, citing fan experience …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
The WIAA Representative Assembly voted to pass eight amendments for the 2019-20 school year. One in particular will grab the attention of high school football fans in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
John Blanchette: Odessa’s Ryan Moffet serves up State B’s first must-see moment with 48-point outburst
But just as college basketball has managed to go on without Zion, the B tournament doesn’t stop just because Brock Ravet of Kittitas hasn’t laced up his shoes yet – …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
With snow in the forecast this weekend, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association decided to cancel regional wrestling tournaments scheduled across the state Saturday.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) voted Monday morning in Renton to approve two proposals that will dramatically change the state’s classification system.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Proposed changes to WIAA school classification rules could have significant effect on Great Northern League, too
The Great Northern League is staring change right in the face. The Class 2A league is small, but mighty. Five teams battle it out in every sport, and the teams …
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
The WIAA will meet on Jan. 28 to vote on amendments to its operating charter. The outcome of those votes could have wide-ranging and potentially dramatic impact on high school …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
On Wednesday, the WIAA announced its football playoff seeding committee members and if you have a child playing football in Eastern Washington or the Tri-Cities area, you aren’t being well …
Fri., June 15, 2018
I’ve seen quite a bit in three decades as a sportswriter, but prep golf has supplied some of the more surreal moments.
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) executive board voted on several changes to take place for next season’s high school sports seasons.