Stories tagged: herb rotchford
UPDATED: Thu., April 16, 2020
With the merging of the GSL and Great Northern League, organizers decided to split the GSL/District 8 director job into two positions for the upcoming school year.
UPDATED: Fri., March 13, 2020
Q&A: Greater Spokane League/District 8 Director Herb Rotchford discusses suspension of high school athletics
Greater Spokane League/District 8 Director Herb Rotchford addressed how Gov. Inslee’s decision to close schools impacts high school sports in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
The winter weather has brought another round of postponements and cancellations. With state tournament dates looming large, districts throughout the state are scrambling to get games in before Monday’s deadline.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) voted Monday morning in Renton to approve two proposals that will dramatically change the state’s classification system.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
The WIAA will meet on Jan. 28 to vote on amendments to its operating charter. The outcome of those votes could have wide-ranging and potentially dramatic impact on high school …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017
Joe Albi Stadium, in northwest Spokane, has hosted city football since the 1950s, but by all accounts it is at the end of its life expectancy and needs to be …
Wed., June 14, 2017
Hermiston’s acceptance by the WIAA as a member school will prove beneficial to not only the Mid-Columbia Conference but for the Greater Spokane League, too.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Greater Spokane League 3A schools better make sure their fleet of school buses is tuned up with fresh oil changes and plenty of tread on their tires.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
City high schools had yet to hear by Wednesday evening whether they had the go-ahead to play season-opening football games Friday – strike or no strike. Greater Spokane League secretary …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
With smoky air socking in the Inland Northwest, fall sports teams throughout the area canceled outdoor practices Monday and have braced for more cancelations. Greater Spokane League administrators last week …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 24, 2015
With smoky air socking in the Inland Northwest, fall sports teams throughout the area canceled outdoor practices Monday and have braced for more cancelations.
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
Greater Spokane League principals voted unanimously Thursday to scrap their traditional football schedule and crown 4A and 3A champions. Beginning in the fall, the six 4A schools will play seven …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2014
Greater Spokane League principals voted unanimously Thursday to scrap their traditional football schedule and crown 4A and 3A champions.
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
Competitive inequity. Now that’s the new politically correct way of saying some teams aren’t capable of being on the same athletic field as others.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2012
Some consider the classification system in Washington broken. I contend there’s at least one too many classifications, but that’s not an argument that will gain any traction in these parts …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2012
In Greater Spokane League 4A and 3A district tournaments this year, earning a first or second seed will present the shortest and less difficult route to state. The top four …
Thu., March 24, 2011
Herb Rotchford must add nine ball caps to his wardrobe. The Shadle Park principal is taking over as the Greater Spokane League’s secretary and WIAA District 8 representative, replacing the …
Wed., March 23, 2011
Shadle Park principal Herb Rotchford is taking over as the Greater Spokane League’s secretary and WIAA District 8 representative, replacing the retiring Randy Ryan.