Pennsylvania Capitol Building. May 24, 2022. Harrisburg, Pa. (Photo by Amanda Berg, for the Capital-Star).

PIAA executive director urges passage of ‘Respect the Whistle Act’ to protect officials

BY: - November 13, 2023

Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Executive Director Robert Lombardi told the Pennsylvania Athletic Oversight Committee on Monday that a shortage of officials for PIAA games has been helped by recognition and appreciation. And Lombardi said he hopes the legislature will pass a bill aimed at preventing harassment of referees at games. ‚ÄúThese recognition weeks have been […]