Football News & Announcements

March 11, 2021

FORMER TASO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JIM BLACKWOOD DIES

A profound loss in the officiating community: former TASO Executive Director. national replay director and WAC/Southland conference supervisor Jim Blackwood ...
March 11, 2021

TASO FOOTBALL OFF-SEASON BOARD MEETING RECAP

 The TASO Football Division met on June 26, 2021.  President Bill Stevens opened the meeting. New District Directors Brian Jones ...
March 1, 2021

NO MORE HANDSHAKES DOESN’T MEAN NO MORE GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP

The “new normal” is one of the many terms we hear repeatedly as the country begins its return to normal ...
February 15, 2021

BECOME UNFLAPPABLE WITH EMOTIONAL CONTROL

When people say, “There’s no need to get emotional,” that’s probably more true for officials than for the average person. ...
January 12, 2021

CRYSTAL COOKSEY BECOMES FIRST FEMALE TO OFFICIATE A TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

On January 5, 2021, TASO Football Dallas Chapter member Crystal Cooksey became the first female to be assigned a State ...
January 12, 2021

FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP OFFICIALS 1A-4A

Congratulations to these TASO Football Members selected for State Championship Games UIL CHAMPIONSHIPS 1A D1 SOUTH PLAINS 3A DI SAN ...
December 21, 2020

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Richardson, Texas, December 21, 2020 The Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO) has become aware of allegations concerning the Austin LBJ ...
December 4, 2020

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****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**** December 3, 2020 On the evening of December 3, 2020 another vicious and deliberate assault was inflected ...
December 17, 2020

EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES

By Nate Perry The past five issues of High School Today have addressed the coronavirus’ effects on high school athletics ...
October 30, 2020

TASO THREADS

Members, don’t forget about the TASO Threads Store.  There is a store for each Sports Division.  The on‑line store contains ...
October 27, 2020

TASO FOOTBALL ELECTION RESULTS

The election for TASO Football President‑Elect, Vice President and District Directors in Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 has ...
October 12, 2020

KILLEEN, Texas — In 2015 Heather Beardsley suited up for her first tackle football game, and now as a senior ...
September 25, 2020

TILL DEATH DO US PART, THE GARY SPEED STORY

Gary Speed was recently honored at a Ratliff Stadium halftime ceremony,  His story is a MUST SEE  
September 25, 2020

COVID CAUSES HEADACHES FOR ASSIGNORS

Michael Fitch, TASO Staff I have always had a special respect and appreciation for our 150+ local chapter assignors, they ...
August 30, 2020

CORONAVIRUS DOESN’T EXIST IN BORDEN COUNTY. THIS TINY TEXAS TOWN KNOWS THE RETURN OF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL MIGHT CHANGE THAT

Dallas Morning News GAIL — You won’t find coronavirus in this small West Texas county, but you’ll find reminders of ...
August 25, 2020

CORONAVIRUS HAS SPARKED REFEREE SHORTAGES. INSTEAD OF PANICKING, HERE’S HOW TEXAS HS FOOTBALL OFFICIALS ARE ADAPTING

At one point, when the virus was running its course through him, Xavier Velazquez didn’t know if he’d be anything ...
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