Eagle Times: The reffing experience
January 18, 2018
Travel, red team!
If you have ever heard that, you may have been at one of the games I have refereed. One of my greatest experiences as a referee would be when the parents yell at me after making a call they do not approve of. Refereeing for me has opened my eyes to what other refs go through. I used to give the refs a hard time for some calls, but I have discovered that with everyone running it is hard to see everything.
During Freedom High School/Junior High games, a coach walked all the way across the court to talk to his athletes and me. At first, I was scared. Then we talked and he t...