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Behind the Stripes

Behind the Stripes

"Behind the Stripes" is written by veteran WIAA official B.J. Ligocki, an active message board poster who has helped many people on the forum with rules questions and clarifications over the years. The purpose of this feature is to help educate readers on any rules changes, clarify procedures and rules, provide case studies and examples, and answer any questions people may have on officiating or rules.

Feel free to email any rules or officiating questions you have at for inclusion in future articles.

B.J. Ligocki:  Football (Master Level - 10 yrs - State Championship); Basketball (Level 5 -18 years - Regional); Baseball/Softball (Level 5 - 18 years - Regional)

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