Gary Duffy

“Act Your Age” SDHSAA Has New Guidelines For Sports Parents

SDHSAA ask parents to tone down their language towards referees

OLDHAM, SD—  The South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) says dozens of referees are quitting each year statewide, the main reason being verbal abuse from parents. “We had incidents last year where there were parents who ran on the court during a basketball game,” said Dan Swartos, executive director of the SDHSAA. “We had incidents where teams of officials…