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2022-2023 News Releases

12/01/22 – UK HealthCare Sports Medicine Football State Finals Return to Kroger Field

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DEC. 1, 2022

The 2022 UK HealthCare Sports Medicine Football State Finals will kick off the first of six championship games at Kroger Field on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington on Friday.

Reigning Class 1A state champion Pikeville (11-2) will face Raceland (13-1) at noon ET in Friday’s opener. At 4 p.m., back-to-back Class 2A champion Beechwood (13-1) will take on undefeated Mayfield (14-0), as Corbin (14-0) looks to remain perfect in the Class 4A nightcap against back-to-back state champion Boyle County (12-2) at 8 p.m.

Play will resume with the same timetable on Saturday, starting with Christian Academy-Louisville vs. Bardstown in a showdown of 14-0 Class 3A squads at noon. At 4 p.m., Male (10-4) is set to make its fifth consecutive Class 6A state final appearance in a matchup with 13-1 Bullitt East. The weekend will come to a close with unblemished Frederick Douglass (14-0) vs. Bowling Green […]

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11/17/22- Rupp Arena Signs Multi-Year deal to Continue Partnership with KHSAA

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Lexington, KY (November 17, 2022) – The OVG360 managed Rupp Arena is proud to partner with KHSAA to extend the contract to host KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 Tournament and KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 Tournament, keeping the tournament in Central KY for at least 3 more years. Tickets, including entire tournament season tickets, will be available for purchase in December during the holiday season. With this announcement, the nationally recognized and award nominated Rupp Arena keeps its commitment to showcase the greatest athletes in the state along with the great entertainers that visit Lexington on an annual basis.

“We are delighted to extend our formal hosting agreement with Rupp Arena and the Central Bank Center through the 2025 season. I know our Board of Control, staff and our member schools are delighted with the chance to continue showcasing our girls’ basketball tournament in the venue that has hosted our boys’ event for the better part of […]

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11/16/22 – Board of Control Approves Items Passed at Annual Meeting, Distribution of Enrollment Information, Wrestling State First Round Site

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOV. 16, 2022

The KHSAA Board of Control conducted its third regularly scheduled meeting of the 2022-23 academic year on Wednesday in Lexington, approving items passed at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Schools and the authorization to distribute enrollment information to be used in classification upon receipt from Kentucky Department of Education, as well as the recommendation for Atherton to host the 2023 Wrestling State First Round for Regions 1-4.

On Sept. 22, the KHSAA conducted its Annual Meeting at the Central Bank Center in Lexington. Delegates in attendance voted on proposals submitted by the Board for consideration, as required by 702 KAR 7:065 and the annual review of Association rules. The passing of Proposal 2022-01 to amend Bylaw 9 to remove basketball pre-practice restrictions on students in grade 9 and above who have already represented a school was officially approved for 2023-24 adoption by the Board at Wednesday’s meeting. The change […]

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11/16/22 – Clark’s Pump-N-Shop Expands Partnership as Official Fuel of KHSAA

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOV. 16, 2022

Clark’s Pump-N-Shop and the KHSAA announced Wednesday that they have expanded their existing partnership to make Clark’s Pump-N-Shop the Official Fuel of the KHSAA through 2025.

“The partnership with Clark’s Pump-N-Shop has been an exciting addition to the KHSAA’s central mission of providing a rewarding interscholastic experience for student-athletes across the Commonwealth,” said KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett. “We look forward to expanding our relationship with an organization so deeply rooted in Kentucky.”

After its first year as a KHSAA partner in 2021-22, Clark’s Pump-N-Shop recognized the value of taking its support to the next level by becoming a category leader. The Kentucky-based family business, owned by Brent and Rick Clark, will occupy a presence at all KHSAA State Championship events and continue its title sponsorships of the Baseball, Softball and Track & Field State Championships.

With 36 of its 62 total locations operated across Northeast and Central Kentucky, Clark’s Pump-N-Shop […]

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11/14/22- Information to Order Football Finals Tickets

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It is again time for us to turn on orders for the 2022 UK HealthCare Sports Medicine State Football Finals.

Here are some notes about this year’s finals and ticket sales:

  • The games will again be played at Kroger Field at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
  • Advance ticket purchases INCLUDE parking charges. There will be no additional parking charge for those holding a pre-purchased ticket as any price is included in the ticket fee.
  • All ticketing is digital-only through GoFan, the official ticket system for the KHSAA.
  • There will be no walk-up cash option for purchasing tickets, the event is digital only!
  • The schedule for this year’s event has games scheduled as follows (All times Eastern):
    Friday, December 2nd – 1A – 12 PM, 2A – 4 PM, 4A – 8 PM
    Saturday, December 3rd – 3A – 12 PM, 6A – 4 PM, 5A – 8 PM

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11/15/22 – UK Healthcare Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Seeks Nominations for Kentucky Comeback Athlete of the Year Award

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For the seventh year, UK Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, through its partnership with the KHSAA, seeks nominations for the Kentucky Comeback Athlete of the Year, meeting the following criteria:

  • The nominee must have overcome illness or injury that affected their ability to participate in KHSAA-sanctioned sports.
  • The nominee must have returned to their sport(s) and demonstrated excellence and achievement beyond expectations.
  • The student-athlete must consistently demonstrate good sportsmanship and ethical behavior on and off the playing field.
  • The nominee must be in verified good academic standing with their school.
  • The student must have participated and been a member of an athletic team during the 2021-22 academic year.
  • Nominations should be submitted by January 31, 2023, to the KHSAA via form GE36 at http://khsaa.org/ge36-uk-healthcare-comeback-athlete-of-the-year/.
  • Nominees will then be sent to UK Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for review and selection.

Nominees will be automatically forwarded to UK HealthCare and the Sports Medicine Staff for […]

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11/10/22 – Official of the Year Winner Announced for Volleyball

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOV. 10, 2022

Each year, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association honors the top officials for the 10 sports in which it licenses officials. Finalists in each sport are selected through a combination of not only on-field performance but local association activity and leadership, training efforts and the mentoring of newer officials.

One official in each sport is named “Outstanding Official of the Year” for their sport in appreciation of their dedication and service to schools and student-athletes across the state. Winners are selected following consultation with local assigning secretaries, veteran officials’ observers, coaches throughout the state and additional staff review.

The Outstanding Official of the Year for the 2022-23 volleyball season is Bill Renzi of Russell. Each finalist will receive a commemorative watch and certificate courtesy of the Officials Division Trust Fund, with the Official of the Year receiving an additional recognition award.

With officiating numbers declining at the national level, […]

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11/02/22 – Volleyball State Tournament to Continue at George Rogers Clark

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOV. 2, 2022

For the third consecutive year, the final rounds of the KHSAA Volleyball State Tournament Presented by UK HealthCare will wrap up at George Rogers Clark in Winchester. Cardinal Arena will host four quarterfinal matches on Thursday, Nov. 3, followed by the semifinals and final on Friday, Nov. 4.

Tickets for each match are available online only and can be purchased in advance at khsaatickets.org.

Play begins Thurdsay at noon ET when McCracken County and Bowling Green take the court, followed by Paul Laurence Dunbar vs. Boyd County at 2 p.m., Whitley County vs. Notre Dame at 5 p.m. and Mercy vs. Assumption bringing the night to a close at 7 p.m.

Friday’s semifinals will be played at noon and 2 p.m., with the championship match scheduled for 7 p.m. that night.

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11/01/22 – Official of the Year Winner Announced for Soccer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOV. 1, 2022

Each year, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association honors the top officials for the 10 sports in which it licenses officials. Finalists in each sport are selected through a combination of not only on-field performance but local association activity and leadership, training efforts and the mentoring of newer officials.

One official in each sport is named “Outstanding Official of the Year” for their sport in appreciation of their dedication and service to schools and student-athletes across the state. Winners are selected following consultation with local assigning secretaries, veteran officials’ observers, coaches throughout the state and additional staff review.

The Outstanding Official of the Year for the 2022-23 soccer season is Don Galito of Russell Springs. Each finalist will receive a commemorative watch and certificate courtesy of the Officials Division Trust Fund, with the Official of the Year receiving an additional recognition award.

With officiating numbers declining at the national […]

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11/01/22 – Official of the Year Winner Announced for Field Hockey

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOV. 1, 2022

Each year, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association honors the top officials for the 10 sports in which it licenses officials. Finalists in each sport are selected through a combination of not only on-field performance but local association activity and leadership, training efforts and the mentoring of newer officials.

One official in each sport is named “Outstanding Official of the Year” for their sport in appreciation of their dedication and service to schools and student-athletes across the state. Winners are selected following consultation with local assigning secretaries, veteran officials’ observers, coaches throughout the state and additional staff review.

The Outstanding Official of the Year for the 2022-23 field hockey season is Rick Moir of Louisville. Each finalist will receive a commemorative watch and certificate courtesy of the Officials Division Trust Fund, with the Official of the Year receiving an additional recognition award.

With officiating numbers declining at the national […]

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10/27/22 – Cross Country State Championships to Be Held at Bourbon County XC Course

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCT. 27, 2022

For the third year in a row, the KHSAA Cross Country State Championships Presented by UK HealthCare will be held at the Bourbon County XC Course in Paris. Fans can purchase digital tickets for each class of races at khsaatickets.org, while live streaming through KYtrackXC and the NFHS Network will also be available on a subscription basis.

The two-day format returns with the 2A meet kicking things off at 4 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 28. Racing continues on Saturday with the 1A meet at 10 a.m., followed by the 3A meet at 3 p.m.

A full meet schedule is available on the KHSAA website at https://khsaa.org/2022-state-cross-country-meet-schedule/

This is the third year of live streaming every race on KYtrackXC and the NFHS Network. The partnership of the KHSAA, Milesplit and the NFHS Network has been […]

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10/25/22 – Soccer State Tournaments to Conclude This Week at Frederick Douglass

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCT. 25, 2022

The semifinal and final rounds of the 2022 KHSAA Soccer State Tournaments Presented by UK HealthCare will come to an end this week at Frederick Douglass in Lexington.

The girls’ tournament will kick things off on Wednesday, Oct. 26, when 5th Region champion Elizabethtown (21-4-3) meets 12th Region champion West Jessamine (12-8-2) at 4 p.m. ET.

Region 8 champion South Oldham (21-2) will face Region 11 champion Lexington Catholic (26-1) in Wednesday’s nightcap at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday’s winners will battle for the state championship crown on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m.

The boys’ tournament will resume Thursday, Oct. 27, as 7th Region champion St. Xavier (23-1-3) takes on 4th Region champion Bowling Green (19-2) at 4 p.m.

Region 11 champion Paul Laurence Dunbar (17-2-3) will close weekday competition against Region 9 champion Ryle (19-4-2) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The boys’ state final is scheduled for Saturday at […]

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10/22/22 – Field Hockey State Tournament to Conclude at Christian Academy-Louisville

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The semifinals of the ninth annual KHSAA Field Hockey State Tournament Presented by UK HealthCare are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, at Christian Academy-Louisville.

The first match, featuring Christian Academy-Louisville vs. Assumption, is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET. The winner of Saturday’s second match, pitting Sacred Heart vs. DuPont Manual at 7:30 p.m., will face the winner of the first in the state championship final on Monday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. on the same field.

Tickets for all three matches are available solely on a digital basis and can be purchased at khsaatickets.org.

Each match can be streamed live on khsaa.tv. Subscription plans to the NFHS Network are available for $11.99 per month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 45 participating state associations. To subscribe to the NFHS […]

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10/18/22- Enough is Enough: Bad Behavior by Coaches, Parents and Fans Must Stop

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Enough is Enough: Bad Behavior by Coaches, Parents and Fans Must Stop
By Dr. Karissa Niehoff, Chief Executive Officer of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), and Julian Tackett, Commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association

There’s an unfortunate trend continuing in Kentucky and across the nation that must be stopped: the bad behavior of coaches, parents and fans at high school athletic events. When this campaign was first proposed, there were several sounding the alarm. But here in Kentucky, we find the problem particularly growing right now. Fall sports are in the later rounds or late parts of their season. People get particularly negative when their team has their season end, even when clearly the superior team was victorious. so let’s take a deep breath and reset.

We’ve all seen it: the yelling, harassing, berating, disrespecting and even physically assaulting high school referees, umpires and other officials during and after […]

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10/17/22- KHSAA member school students encouraged to apply for 2023 Kentucky Ag Athletes of the Year

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KDA-KHSAA partnership to award six scholarships to Kentucky student-athletes

Kentucky student-athletes who are involved in agriculture are invited to apply for one of six scholarships and recognition as a 2023 Kentucky Ag Athlete of the Year.

The program is a partnership of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA).

“Athletics and agriculture have a lot in common. They both teach the value of effort, discipline, and teamwork,” Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles said. “We are pleased to join our partners at the KHSAA for the fifth year to reward the Commonwealth’s best young athletes and agriculturists. We hope these scholarships help cover the ever-rising cost of higher education for those striving for excellence in athletics and agriculture.”

To qualify, student-athletes must be Kentucky farmers or involved in agriculture; must be graduating seniors in high school; and must be accepted to a college, university, or trade school following graduation. […]

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10/11/22 – Fall Draw Show to Air Wednesday on KHSAA.tv

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCT. 11, 2022


On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the pairings for the 2022 KHSAA Field Hockey, Soccer and Volleyball State Tournaments Presented by UK HealthCare will be revealed during the annual Fall Championship Draw Show at 2 p.m. ET. The show will be broadcast live online by KHSAA.tv through the NFHS Network from the KHSAA office.

The 2022 KHSAA Field Hockey State Tournament will begin on Thursday, Oct. 20, with quarterfinal games being played on campus sites. Play continues with the semifinals and championship on Saturday, Oct. 22, and Monday, Oct. 24, at Christian Academy-Louisville.

The KHSAA Boys’ and Girls’ Soccer State Tournaments will open with first-round matches on Oct. 17-18, followed by the quarterfinals on Oct. 20-22. Both initial rounds will be played on campus sites. The semifinals (Oct. 26-27) and finals (Oct. 29) will be played in Lexington at Frederick Douglass.

The draw for the KHSAA Volleyball State […]

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10/02/22 – Leachman/KHSAA Golf State Finals Head to Bowling Green

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCT. 2, 2022

The state championship slate for the 2022-23 academic year will crown its first champions with the finals of the 2022 Leachman Buick•GMC•Cadillac Golf State Championships Presented by UK HealthCare this week at the Bowling Green Country Club. This is the 17th consecutive season the KHSAA has brought its championships to the club. The boys’ tournament is up first with the opening round at 8 a.m. CT on Tuesday, Oct. 4, followed by the final round starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Girls’ action begins on Friday, Oct. 7, with championship play wrapping up on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Tickets are required for all spectators at this year’s tournaments and are available online only at khsaatickets.org. There will be no on-site cash or credit card sales, and fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance to expedite the admission process.
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09/23/22 – Media Credentials Now Available for Fall Championships

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The KHSAA’s online media credentialing system for fall sports championships (golf, soccer, field hockey, cross country, volleyball, football) is now live and can be accessed via the following link: https://bit.ly/3xJtdWv

Credentials to each KHSAA State Championship event are issued by the KHSAA to working members of the media who regularly cover high school athletics. Credentials must be requested prior to the established deadline for each sport through the online credentialing system.

Credentials should be requested by the sports editor/director for all members of their organization needing to attend an event. Credentials for freelance photographers and stringers must be requested by the sports editor/director at the outlet the freelancer will be representing. Media outlets are responsible for the actions of all individuals representing their organization, including compliance with KHSAA policies and procedures. No credentials will be issued outside of the online credentialing system. The KHSAA reserves the right to limit the number of credentials issued […]

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09/19/22 – Initial RPI Rankings Released for Football

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPT. 19, 2022

The first official KHSAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) rankings for the 2022 football season have been posted for all classes at KHSAA.org.

Due to the limited number of contests for football compared to the other sports and the application of RPI data on a much more extensive basis, as the KHSAA office maintains the district standings, and the fact that football is divided into classes, there are additional clarifications and operations in football that are not necessary for other sports, as follows:

  • A team is eligible to play 10 contests during the 11-week season.
  • All games played, including forfeits, count as normal with RPI.
  • A seeded district game unable to be played without forfeit attribution will be decided by comparative RPI following the last regular-season game.
  • Any calculation involving an out-of-state team will be assigned a .51060 winning percentage, which is the average value of opponents’ opponents’ winning […]

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09/13/22 – Board of Control Approves Amended Sanctioning Policy, Expansion of Officials Licensing

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPT. 13, 2022

The KHSAA Board of Control conducted its second regularly scheduled meeting of the 2022-23 academic year on Tuesday in Lexington, approving an amended sponsorship policy for potential new sports and sport-activities, as well as an expansion of officials licensing.

The threshold to sponsor a new sport will now be 15% participation among all member schools. Based on a membership of 280 (totaled at the time of the most recent triennial survey), 42 schools must desire to participate in a sport for the Board to consider approving a new state championship. 10% of member schools (28) must participate in an existing sport for it to continue, with the currently implemented exceptions for female opportunities remaining in place.

The Board approved a pilot program for 14-17-year-olds to be licensed as KHSAA officials eligible to work non-high-school-level contests. The KHSAA will help to defray the cost of training for these officials and […]

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09/07/22 – Initial RPI Rankings, Stat Leader Reports Released for Volleyball, Soccer, Field Hockey; Stat Leader Reports Released for Football

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPT. 7, 2022

The first official KHSAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) rankings and the initial statistical leader reports for the 2022 volleyball, soccer and field hockey seasons, as well as the initial statistical leader reports for the 2022 football season, have been posted at KHSAA.org.

As detailed to school administrators during recently concluded regional meetings, the first official football RPI rankings will be released at the start of week 6.

RPI is a tool developed for all team sports by using the official KHSAA/Riherds Scoreboard data. It is provided for a variety of reasons, including district tiebreaking and football bracketing, and as a means to locally increase publicity, interest and promotion. The RPI is also to be used as a tiebreaking/contest result mechanism to decide seeded district games not played by the deadline. RPI rankings are updated on an hourly basis but are not calculated for teams with missing scores.

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09/07/22 – Volleyball Nominations Sought For Midway/KHSAA Student Athlete-of-the-Year Award

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The nomination process for the Midway University/KHSAA Student Athlete-of-the-Year among volleyball participants for 2022-2023 is now open. 

This award is based on athletic and academic achievement as well as community service and leadership. The link to the application contains additional criteria and a form to nominate one participant from each 2022-2023 team. Nominations must come from a member school, but can be submitted by an administrator, guidance counselor, or coach. Nominations may only be submitted online at https://khsaa.org/ge35-midway-university-khsaa-female-student-athlete-of-the-year-nomination-form/.

The winner will be announced early in the postseason and recognized at an awards event at Midway University in early summer 2023. From the winners selected for each KHSAA championship, one student-athlete will be selected as the 2022-2023 Midway University/KHSAA Student-Athlete of the Year announced at the event. All individual winners will also receive their recognition awards at that time.

The deadline for nominations for the Midway University/KHSAA Student-Athlete of the Year in the sport of […]

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09/06/22 Soccer Nominations Sought for Midway/KHSAA Student Athlete-of-the-Year Awards

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The nomination process for the Midway University/KHSAA Male and Female Student-Athlete of the Year among Soccer participants for 2022-2023 is now open.

This award is based on athletic and academic achievement as well as community service and leadership. The link to the application contains additional criteria and a form to nominate one participant from each 2022-2023 team. Nominations must come from a member school, but can be submitted by an administrator, guidance counselor, or coach. Nominations may only be submitted online at https://khsaa.org/ge35-midway-university-khsaa-female-student-athlete-of-the-year-nomination-form/.

The winner will be announced early in the postseason and recognized at an awards event at Midway University in early summer 2023. From the winners selected for each KHSAA championship, one student-athlete will be selected as the 2022-2023 Midway University/KHSAA Student-Athlete of the Year announced at the event. All individual winners will also receive their recognition awards at that time.

The deadline for nominations for the Midway University/KHSAA Student-Athlete of the […]

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09/02/22 – Golf Nominations Sought for Male & Female Midway/KHSAA Student Athlete-of-the-Year Awards

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The nomination process for the Midway University/KHSAA Male and Female Student-Athlete of the Year among golf participants for 2022-2023 is now open. 

This award is based on athletic and academic achievement as well as community service and leadership. The link to the application contains additional criteria and a form to nominate one participant from each 2022-2023 team. Nominations must come from a member school, but can be submitted by an administrator, guidance counselor, or coach. Nominations may only be submitted online at https://khsaa.org/ge35-midway-university-khsaa-female-student-athlete-of-the-year-nomination-form/.

The winner will be announced early in the postseason and recognized at an awards event at Midway University in early summer 2023. From the winners selected for each KHSAA championship, one student-athlete will be selected as the 2022-2023 Midway University/KHSAA Student-Athlete of the Year announced at the event. All individual winners will also receive their recognition awards at that time.

The deadline for nominations for the Midway University/KHSAA Student-Athlete of the […]

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08/19/22 – HYPE Student Leadership Conferences Registration Now Open

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Mark your calendars to plan to attend one of the two KHSAA HYPE Student Leadership Conferences scheduled for September 15 (Bowling Green) and September 16 (Lexington).

WHAT IS HYPE?
HYPE is a one-day student leadership conference where students will enjoy educational interaction with each other to discuss issues and garner information to take back and share/implement with their teams and student body.  The event is staged and presented by the KHSAA Student-Athlete Group.

DATES/LOCATIONS
Thursday, September 15 – Knicely Conference Center (2355 Nashville Rd., Bowling Green 42101).

Friday, September 16 – Central Bank Center (430 W. Vine St. Lexington, next to Rupp Arena). LEXINGTON CONFERENCE IS AT CAPACITY AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AS OF 8/24/22.

COST
There is no charge to attend.  Schools are responsible for transportation and any meals.

REGISTER
Register here.  The registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 8.  A school is limited to a maximum of 18 students.  […]

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08/08/22- Scam Social Media Account Response

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The KHSAA and NFHS are aware of the many phishing attempts made by fake social media accounts. Scammers create these accounts to trick users into sharing posts that contain links to malicious sites and disclosing personal information. The scam accounts will often use the KHSAA logo or brand name to further confuse schools and fans. 

To protect yourself and other users from these fake accounts, please verify you are only sharing information from the KHSAA’s official accounts, @khsaa and @khsaaevents. If you come across a fake account, please report it by following the platform-specific instructions below:

For Twitter:

  • Open the profile you’d like to report.
  • Select the three-dot icon.
  • Select Report, and then select the type of issue you’d like to report.
  • For Facebook:

  • Go to the impersonating profile or Page.
  • Click the three-dot icon below the cover photo.
  • If you’re reporting a Page, select Find Support or Report Page. If […]

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  • 07/25/22- Reminders About Realignment/Reclassification Processes for 2023-24 and beyond (FB, TR, XC)

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    As discussed at the 7/22/22 Board of Control meeting, the process for realignment in the classified sports remains unchanged from various updates since 2021. The new alignments will be completed during the 2022-23 school year, to be implemented for 2023-24 and beyond.

    Enrollment

    The KHSAA receives from KDE electronically, the by-grade membership numbers of all common schools. These numbers are submitted as part of the “second-month” report, and these numbers are subject to audit for accuracy. These numbers are usually received in the last part of October or the first part of November.

    During the pandemic, there has been no collection of this data by KDE for 2020-21 or 2021-22 as the districts were permitted to use 2018-19 or 2019-20 numbers for that key report which forms part of the ADA equation and is considered by KDE to be the most accurate. The same data (second month) is collected from all other schools.

    The Board […]

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    07/22/22- Board of Control conducts first meeting of 2022-23 year

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 22, 2022

    The KHSAA Board of Control conducted its first regularly scheduled meeting of the 2022-23 academic year this week in Louisville, one of the six scheduled meetings throughout the school calendar.

    After completing its orientation, members went into a work session to discuss a variety of issues, the majority of which was information for future action. The meeting was led by new board president Matt Wilhoite and president-elect Darrell Billings.

    The session focused on laying the groundwork for the 2022-23 year consideration including-

    A progress report on the enhanced monitoring of Bowling Green High School for a three-year period with the designation of a KHSAA liaison following the agreed order signed in June.

    The process using enrollment and classification will occur this year for football, cross country, and track and field. Generally, the numbers are collected for the prior four school years, however, the […]

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    07/14/22- Guidance for Officials, Rule Organization Focal Points of 2023 Track and Field/Cross Country Rules Revisions

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 14, 2022) — Rules providing consistency and guidance to meet referees were among focal points addressed in the eight rules changes for the 2023 high school track and field and cross country seasons.

    Two of the most notable changes were made to Rule 3-4-3, defining specific case book guidelines, and the introduction of Rule 9, which specifically addresses rules for indoor track and field. Six other rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field and Cross Country Rules Committee June 13-15 at its annual meeting in Indianapolis. All recommended rules changes have been approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

    “Assisting meet referees in the administration of track and field and cross country meets was a point of emphasis where applicable by the NFHS Track and Field and Cross Country Rules Committee when it met in June,” said Julie Cochran, NFHS director of […]

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    07/12/22- Jewelry Permitted in 2023 High School Softball Rules Changes

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 12, 2022) — The NFHS Softball Rules Committee has approved the wearing of jewelry in the sport, effective with the 2023 season. Previously, only medical and religious medals were permitted.

    The removal of the previous Rule 3-2-12 from the 2022 NFHS Softball Rules Book headlined a set of six rules changes forwarded by the committee. The six proposed changes were compiled at the committee’s recent rules meeting held June 13-15 at the Conrad Hotel in downtown Indianapolis and were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

    “The NFHS Softball Rules Committee has entertained this possible rule change on multiple occasions based on previous proposals submitted by the membership,” said Sandy Searcy, NFHS director of sports and liaison to the NFHS Softball Rules Committee. “This year’s overwhelming member response in favor of permitting the wearing of jewelry strongly influenced the Committee’s decision to approve this proposal. Rule language, however, continues to allow […]

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    07/11/22- Prohibition of Jewelry Removed in High School Baseball Rules

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 11, 2022) — High school baseball players and coaches will be permitted to wear jewelry in 2023 after the NFHS Baseball Rules Committee voted to remove its prohibition from the rules. Previously, only medical and religious medals were permitted by rule.

    This change to Rule 1-5-12 was one of the rules changes approved by the committee at its June 5-7 meeting in Indianapolis. The rules were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

    While most jewelry will be permitted, the Baseball Rules Committee noted that the current rules still state that any jewelry worn that poses harm or injury to a player or opponent should be removed.

    “The game of baseball has evolved and players have demonstrated that wearing a bracelet or a necklace does not impede their ability to play or increase any risk to themselves or their opponents,” said Elliot Hopkins, NFHS director of sports and liaison to the […]

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