Lake Country Publications Sports Director JR Radcliffe provides tidbits and details from the Lake Country prep sports scene to the Wisconsin sports world at large. His weekly column presents exclusive interviews, commentaries and observations.
Jeramie Korth said the decision was made "years ago."
Similar to an exercise during football season, I polled area basketball coaches to get their thoughts on broad issues within the sport, and you can see a ton of responses in our 2014-15 Tip-Off section, scheduled to arrive next week (Nov. 19-20) in your Lake Country Publications just in time for hoops season to begin.
"Competitive balance" has been top of mind in the hallways of WIAA headquarters since last spring, when a "multiplier" proposal advanced by members of the Six Rivers Conference sought to address inequities in the state's prep sports landscape.
Pat Miles doesn't just need to know the high-school officiating rulebook front to back. It's not uncommon for him to work a prep game Friday and a college game Saturday, meaning the rules — sometimes subtly — essentially change overnight.
The 2014 season was one of the most entertaining on record in Lake Country football, with area programs involved in the four-way tie for the Classic 8 title, a couple teams needing to rally for playoff berths and a number of nail biters. The most memorable moments from 2014 will be made in the playoffs, most likely, but take a look back at the great moments of the regular season: