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  • Softball Umpires Quiz 2018
    by Referee on February 21, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Enter your name and email to access the 2018 Referee Magazine Softball Umpires Quiz. You will also receive an email with the downloadable version that contains answers for high school. High School Version The post Softball Umpires Quiz 2018 appeared first on […]

  • Louisiana Lockup (December 2014)
    by Referee on February 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    The outrageous treatment of two Louisiana high school football officials proved one of the most compelling stories in our 40-year history. James Radcliffe and Chris Gambino were taken off the field in handcuffs, photographed and jailed for trying to get fans to move to safer ground off the sideline. The post Louisiana Lockup (December 2014) appeared first on […]

  • Highest-Scoring Game in NCAA History: Troy State vs. DeVry Jan. 12, 1992 
    by Referee on February 16, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Defense went out the window when Troy State and DeVry Institute engaged in the highest-scoring game in NCAA history. Fifty-one three-pointers by one team are just part of one of the most unforgettable games in the history of the sport. The scoreboard — like the officials — couldn’t keep up as the Troy State and DeVry Institute men’s basketball teams waged an offensive onslaught […] The post Highest-Scoring Game in NCAA History: Troy State vs. DeVry Jan. 12, 1992  appeared first on […]

  • Pick Up The Pickoff
    by Referee on February 15, 2018 at 10:00 am

    One way to develop a reputation of being “on-the-ball” is to always be prepared for pickoff plays on the bases. Here are three important standards that can guide your thinking in those situations. Anticipate the play, not the call  That is great advice for umpires to keep in mind for any play in baseball. However, pickoff plays manifest the importance of […] The post Pick Up The Pickoff appeared first on […]