Stories tagged: Mike Colbrese
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
This was the small-ball world when Mike Colbrese took on the job as executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 25 years ago. Lots of things were simpler then, …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 2:18 p.m.
John Blanchette: Odessa’s Ryan Moffet serves up State B’s first must-see moment with 48-point outburst
But just as college basketball has managed to go on without Zion, the B tournament doesn’t stop just because Brock Ravet of Kittitas hasn’t laced up his shoes yet – …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
There are 410 high schools in the state and, together, they are the governing body that empowers and informs the WIAA.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Mike Colbrese, who has been the executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association for 25 years, announced this week he’ll be retiring at the end of the 2018-19 school …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Greater Spokane League 3A boys golf coaches are upset after learning of a discrepancy in the number of state berths available at Thursday’s regional tournament at MeadowWood.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
I couldn’t express my thoughts about the WIAA’s RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) format in a regular news story.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Four more boys and girls basketball teams will advance to state tournament sites in Spokane, Tacoma and Yakima beginning this winter.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:59 p.m.
A WIAA committee is preparing to propose a major change to the state basketball tournament format and seeding criteria.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 8:13 p.m.
An independent investigation of the storied Bellevue High football program has found that its boosters paid for athletes to attend an alternative private school and that false addresses were used …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014
In many things – whether it’s prep sports or various avenues in life – I’ve often thought that Idaho was behind the times. I’m convinced that the Gem State has …
Thu., March 3, 2011, 11:25 p.m.
In the last week, a year’s worth of public stewing came to a boil as half the usual 16-team state basketball fields were eliminated with a couple rounds in high …
Tue., June 8, 2010
To all of the bellyachers in a dither about the shrinking of Washington’s high school basketball tournaments from 16 teams to eight: stop it. Really. Just stop.
Mon., June 7, 2010, 10:47 a.m.
Mike Colbrese, the executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, has taken some heat for the recent changes in the state basketball tournament format. This afternoon, Colbrese and readers …