NMSAA Fall 2002 Meeting Minutes
by Tara Thielman, Secretary/Treasurer
Fall 2002 NMSAA Meeting Minutes
Date: October 21, 2002
Time: 9:15 AM
Place: Shelby Schools Administration Building
Previous minutes read and approved.
Scott Larson of Cut Bank said the NAIA Nationals will be on March 7-8, 2002, instead of the week before as previously thought. This causes a problem regarding these two weekends for wrestling teams in our conference.
6th Grade Jamborees
Team entry fees to help defray expenses were discussed. It was decided that the school which hosts the jamboree should set the team entry fee.
Jim Gregg said to be sure and to have coaches or AD’s send game information to him via phone or email ASAP after the games.
Jim Gregg reminds us to remind coaches and officials that only 8th grade
May use zone defense. Also no press of any kind after your team is 10
Bill Schlepp discussed the 6th grade relay during meets. Are the 6th
Graders running on either the A or B 400 relay and also running the
6th grade relay? Is it being counted as 1 of the 5 events he/she can
be in? Should we allow athletes to do both relays? A.D. s are
to speak to their track coaches and bring back this information to the next
Tara Thielman stated that $227.33 was in the NMSAA checking account.
Bill Schlepp motioned that school dues to the NMSAA should be
Suspended for this year. Seconded. Unanimously approved.
Scott Reding discussed the seeding criteria for basketball tournaments.
He feels it is necessary to clarify the wording in the Constitution. Scot
Motioned that the Constitution should read “Record within each
conference/highest winning percentage” should be added to clarify any
questions. Seconded. Unanimously approved.
Next meeting date will be Monday, January, 13, 2003
Spring meeting date will be Monday, April 28, 2003.
A.D. Directory updates and updates to the Constitution will be made and sent ASAP.
Discussion of the number of volleyball teams each school has taken place so Tara can get
The volleyball schedule finalized.
Shelby wishes to schedule home and away football games with the teams in the NMSAA.
Discussion took place regarding the scoring of volleyball. Should it remain the same as it
has been, or should the NMSAA change to rally scoring as the high
teams have? A.D. s are to speak to their volleyball coaches and bring back
information to the next A.D. meeting.
Seeding of the 7th and 8th grade Girls’ Basketball Tournaments took place. Conrad will
host the tournaments at U.M.S.
Meeting adjourned at 10:30