Tribune Sports

WIAA board approves winter sports changes; adjusts rules & policies in wake of pandemic

STEVENS POINT – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed and acted on coaches committee recommendations impacting winter sports–including the addition of a State Tournament Series for girls wrestling in 2022–and other rule and budget considerations in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic at its June virtual meeting June 24. In…

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WIAA releases collaborative guidelines to resume summertime activities

STEVENS POINT –  The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association has released guidance and recommendations for member high schools to resume summertime athletics programming and other activities beginning July 1, 2020. Guidance for Summer Activities The guidelines were produced and reviewed by the collaborative efforts and contributions of the doctors on the WIAA Sports Medical Advisory Committee,…

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Not so fast: WIAA fall sports still in limbo, contrary to online report

Several media outlets along with social media across the state grabbed on to an erronous report late last week that stated the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) had approved the resumption of the upcoming high school and middle school fall sports season. As it turns out, it was a bit premature. Over this past weekend,…

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Sempf and Johnson nominated as 2020 WIAA Scholar Athletes

BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the selection of Brendan Sempf and Hannah Johnson as Boyceville’s 2020 WIAA Scholar Athlete Award winners.    Each school in the state of Wisconsin selects one male and female to represent their school. Criteria for selection include grade point, number of varsity letters…

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Klefstad and Johnson named D-SC Scholar Athletes for Boyceville

BOYCEVILLE — The Boyceville High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the selection of Cade Klefstad and Hannah Johnson as Boyceville’s 2020 Dunn-St Croix Conference Scholar Athletes.  This is the 5th year of the event. This program was begun by the athletic directors of the Dunn-St Croix Conference in order to honor athletes in…

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WIAA Board approves extension of physical exam period, dates for 2021 state boys golf

STEVENS POINT — The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control approved an extension of the alternate year physical examination period required for interscholastic participation and discussed options to modify operational revenues and expenses at its May meeting. Membership rules require a physical examination prior to participation in interscholastic athletics and every two years thereafter.…

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WIAA pulls plug on 2020 spring sports season, tournaments

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control voted to cancel 2020 spring sports regular-season competitions and the Tournament Series while allowing individual, virtual spring sports coaching to continue until the final day of the 2020 season, which is the final day of the State Tournament for the respective sports. The cancellation…

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WIAA to review options to determine fate of Spring Sports

STEVENS POINT, Wis. – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control will discuss the membership’s options for the remainder of the spring sports seasons and for summertime regulations at its scheduled meeting on April 21 via video conferencing. Gov. Tony Evers extended the state’s Safer-at-Home order until May 26, 2020, and ordered all public…

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