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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 […]

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What’s wrong with local radio airing Pa. high school hoops? | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - April 13, 2023

We want athletes to compete on a level playing field. Right now, the PIAA has cornered the airwaves.

Against Wolf’s wishes, PIAA greenlights fall sports

BY: - August 21, 2020

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, or PIAA, voted 25-5 to allow fall sports to begin on Monday, Aug. 24, as long as schools approve health and safety plans and submit them to the state first.