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OFFICIATING SHORTAGE REACHES CRISIS LEVEL – ALL GROUPS MUST WORK TOGETHER
By Dr. Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director, NFHS
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June 20, 2022
TASO OFFICE CLOSED JULY 4
To honor our American Independence, the TASO office will be closed on July 4.
June 23, 2022
50TH ANNIVERSARY OF TITLE IX – A TIME TO CELEBRATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIRLS IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
from NFHS News June 22, 2022 Tomorrow is a very special day as we celebrate one of the most important ...
June 15, 2022
UIL SOFTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT UMPIRES
Congratulations to the below listed umpires who were selected to work the UIL Softball State Tournament May 31‑June 4, 2022 ...
May 25, 2022
PRAYERS FOR UVALDE
TASO has more than 50 members in the Uvalde area. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of them, their ...
May 26, 2022
“THANK YOU” FROM TAPPS
Bryan Bunselmeyer sends a special “Thank You” to all TASO members. VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2022
OFFICIATING IN HISTORY: NOLAN RYAN’S 7TH NO-HITTER – MAY 1, 1991
Texas Rangers’ pitcher Nolan Ryan felt every one of his 44 years early in the evening of May 1, 1991. ...
May 4, 2022
TASO SOFTBALL TYLER LONE STAR CHAPTER AWARDS 26 SCHOLARSHIPS
For twenty‑six years the Tyler Lone Star Softball Umpire Chapter has hosted a softball tournament during the last week of ...
April 28, 2022
REDUCE OFFICIATING STRESS AND IMPROVE PERFORMANCE
by Referee Officials are quitting at record rates and many veteran officials have testified sportsmanship has become much worse over ...
March 15, 2022
WHAT THE BEST OFFICIALS KEEP DOING
You received the plum assignment, playoff game or bowl game you’ve always wanted. If your group has a scoring system, ...
March 4, 2022
COASTAL BEND CHAPTERS CELEBRATE AND RECRUIT OFFICIALS
Corpus Christi – The shortage of officials in every sport have taken a toll on existing officials. Many have worked ...
February 17, 2022
BATTLE THROUGH A TOUGH START
Anyone who has officiated any sport at any level has had games in which things didn’t go as planned. What ...
January 28, 2022
CREW HARMONY LEADS TO BETTER GAMES & MORE FUN
When any game assignment arrives, all sorts of questions usually race through an official’s mind. Who’s playing and where is ...