Referee Magazine – November 2017 Highlights


  • The ‘Rhode’ Through Providence. Despite his rapid ascent through the ranks of the D-I hoops, referee Mike Stephens has never lost touch with his hometown roots.
  • 17,487 Officials Had Something to Say. The NASO survey of officials brought in a surprising amount of data and reveals amazing insights into who we are and what we think.


  • Baseball. Read about the latest NFHS rule changes and points of emphasis.
  • All Sports. Be prepared to make a move when the opportunity presents itself.


  • The News. Ken Kaiser, former MLB umpire, dies at age 72.
  • Law. Word to live by: Write reports right.

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