high school officiating

Association tackles shortage of game officials, recruits new ones

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There’s a large need in the high school sports landscape for people to recruit officials, help mentor them and try to retain them long-term — Rob Braman serves that role for the Heart of Michigan Officials Association (HMOA).

Braman is the Recruiting and Mentoring Coordinator (RMC) within the organization.

Whistling siblings

Casey and Tom Baranoski officiate state wrestling finals as a pair

Casey Baranoski works her wrestling match on one of the 25 mats laid out on the surface of Ford Field in Detroit. The two wrestlers before her are struggling against one another to try and advance to the next round of matches.