NMSAA 2016 Fall Meeting Minutes
Sec/Treasurer by Courtney Bake
Fall 2016 Minutes
Monday, October 10, 2016
Members present: Courtney Bake, Loren Tacke-Fairfield, Jim Gregg-Cut Bank, John Shepherd-Choteau, Jim Carroll-Conrad, Brett Morehouse-Conrad, Everett Armstrong-Browning via phone, Michael O’Brien-DeLaSalle, Mike White-Shelby, Tamara Guardipee-Boarding Dorm , Mark Irvin-Havre
Meeting called to order at 10:02 AM
Corrections/Additions to the agenda:
Scheduling affects Tuesday nights due to study club of Refs.
Proposal at next meeting for Hurdle height increase
Choteau is willing to host some meets now with rubber track in Choteau.
Shep moved, 2nd white Motion carries.
Havre Middle School request
Mark Irvin addressed the board with request to enter Northern Middle School Assc.
Question of what does Lewistown does?
Discussion for number of teams and population.
Tabled for next meeting so that AD’s could take information about this to Supt.
Check on support from current members present.
Most were supportive.
Post Season Format
Email was sent to all coaches, AD’s prior to meeting about moving Basketball to final 4 format. In the spring, we voted for an Elite 8.
General consensus via email is that we return to previous format of Final 4.
Discussion at the meeting.
This would be for boys and girls basketball
Would like to try to leave volleyball in Elite 8.
Going back to winning teams as the host or go to current voted host.
Cut Bank feedback wants going back to regular format.
Conrad feedback worried about facilities arrangements.
Choteau feedback go back to regular format.
Shelby discussion of a mid season tourney.
Tacke makes motion to return to previous format of Final Four of Play in games of boys and girls basketball during the week and final four go to tourney. Mike White second. Motion passes.
Tacke makes motion to return league winner hosts. John Shepherd seconds. Motion passes.
7th grade is in Fairfield
8th grade is in Conrad
Final Girls Basketball standings
Fairfield, Boarding Dorm, Browning A, Conrad, Choteau, Cut Bank, Browning B, DLS
Conrad, DLS, FF, Choteau, Boarding Dorm, Shelby, Browning, Cut Bank
Scheduling took place
Rescheduling of Choteau volleyball invite
Reminder that next two meetings are via ITV.
Next Meeting December 5, 2016
Motion to adjourn: Mike White, 2nd-Tamara, Motion carries