Referee shortage, abuse lead OSAA to issue public notice

Usually when referees make headlines it’s about blown calls. Recently around the state referees have been the talk of the town for different reasons. 

Before the season began, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) expressed that it needed more referees for high school games, otherwise there might be a shortage for the season. It seems as though that shortage happened, and it’s affected many schools and sports throughout the state. We’ve seen that in our area as well, as the Creswell at Pleasant Hill football game on Friday, Oct. 21 has been moved . . .