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Friday Night Stripes

Summary: A podcast for, by, and about high school football officials

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  • Artist: Don VanDemark
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 Game clock handling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:59

A blown situation leads to re-reading of the rule book and time to dig into game clock handling

 Formations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:52

Quick run through of the various formation rules and how some of the odd formations we see out there cause us to think through the rules.

 2019 Rule Changes (not involving play clocks) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:38

Review of the new rule changes for 2019 - all except the 40-second play clock, which we'll cover in a future episode

 National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) With Ken Koester | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:37

Ken talks about the benefits of NASO membership from Referee magazine, liability insurance, an annual Sports Officiating Summit, and many other great assets.

 Whistle in a Haystack with Rick Hartzell and Dave Simon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:54

Author Rick Hartzell and Editor Dave Simon talk about their book Whistle in a Haystack and how officiating can bring life lessons.

 Tackling scenarios | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:17:51

Tackling scenarios are the subject of the day regarding horse-collar, face tackling, and spearing.

 Referee Magazine with Jeff Stern | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:32

Referee Magazine with Jeff Stern

 Free Kicks with Tyler Spear | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:52

Tyler Spear talks about free kick positioning and some momentum and onside kick scenarios

 Punts with Mark Bradley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:43:12

Mark Bradley joins to discuss punts and the various situations that can happen during a punt.

 Referee-specific calls with Dan Johnson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:16

Dan Johnson joins to talk about some of the calls that a referee is responsible for and how to start thinking about those situations as a newer referee

 Emphasizing more technical content | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:08:12

This is a short episode transitioning to a slightly new format where we'll focus more on breaking down play scenarios packaged together.

 Importance of Rule 2 with Jeff Carnes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:36

Jeff Carnes from Gadsden, AL discusses importance of the definitions in Rule 2 and how they impact the rest of the rulebook.

 Playoff prep with Jason Carroll | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:27:59

Jason Carroll returns to talk about how he approached playoffs as a referee for a crew that went to a state championship game.

 Discovering history with Scott Hanson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:54

Scott Hanson talks about working in the Phoenix area, pick plays, safety, sportsmanship, and two books he has authored about Arizona history related to sports.

 Pregames with Josh Canales | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:40:15

Josh Canales from Bakersfield, CA talks about the pregames he's been in and those he's run, what is important to cover, and whether having pop quizzes during the pregame is useful. Starting this week, each podcast will contain about 10 minutes of reading from the rule book at the end, just in case you want another way to consume the rule book. In this episode, we start with Rule 2.


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