I was assigned to a state championship game. It was an experience of a lifetime.

The Friday after Thanksgiving, I reached the pinnacle of my officiating career. My crew and I were honored to call the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 3A State Championship at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium. Illinois has eight football classes, so we were one of eight crews to

Did a parent influence an Illinois high school crew? Booster club alleges so in a lawsuit

The booster club for Simeon High School is suing the Illinois High School Association accusing the parent of another team, who is a football referee, of unduly influencing the outcome of the game by swaying the officiating crew to make calls against Simeon. The story appeared in the Chicago Tribune. Nazareth