Media Releases

News Media Organizations: To receive IHSAA news releases, send an email to Sports Information Director Jason Wille at jwille@ihsaa.org with the subject "Add to Media List". Feel free to include any additional work emails of colleagues that would like to be added in the body of the email. Again, news media organizations only, please.

IHSAA News Release - August 29, 2019
Three New Schools Approved for IHSAA Membership

IHSAA News Release - August 27, 2019
Baseball, Softball Sectional Assignments announced for 2020, 2021 seasons

IHSAA News Release - August 19, 2019
Four High School Football Teams featured in Colts' Horseshoe Classic at Lucas Oil Stadium

IHSAA News Release - 6-22-12
IHSAA Executive Committee Approves Sixth Football Class, Tournament Success Factor in Team Sports | Girls Basketball State Finals Will Return to Terre Haute's Hulman Center in 2013

IHSAA News Release - 6-18-12
IHSAA Conference Helping to Mold the Leaders of Tomorrow

IHSAA News Release - 6-14-12
Baseball State Finals Preview: Three Top-Ranked Teams Set to Take On Challengers | Lafayette's Mike DeBoy to be Honored as State's Top Baseball Official

IHSAA News Release - 6-10-12
Boys Golf State Finals Preview: Defending Champs Brebeuf Jesuit, Warsaw's Tyler Ostrom Return

IHSAA News Release - 6-7-12
Unbeaten South Putnam Returns to Defend Class 2A Softball Championship | Goodland's Dick Wheelock to be honored as State's Top Softball Official | Lebanon's Bethany Moore Chasing Career Singles Wins Record at State Finals | Baseball Semi-States This Saturday | Boys Golf Regionals Today, Friday

IHSAA News Release - 5-15-12
IHSAA Baseball State Tournament Pairings Announced

IHSAA News Release - 5-10-12
IHSAA Softball State Tournament Pairings Announced

IHSAA News Release - 5-3-12
IHSAA and LifeServers Announce Partnership

IHSAA News Release - 5-1-12
IHSAA Appoints Sandra Walter, Chris Kaufman as Assistant Commissioners

IHSAA News Release - 4-30-12
IHSAA Board Tables Success Factor Proposal for Further Study

IHSAA News Release - 3-30-12
"Hoosiers for Henryville" Project Raises More Than $32,000

IHSAA News Release - 3-30-12
Twelve Student-Athletes to Receive IHSAA/Cato Scholarships

IHSAA News Release - 3-29-12
Town Meeting Series Announced to Discuss Basketball Tourney Formats

IHSAA News Release - 3-19-12
Media Information for the 102nd Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

IHSAA News Release - 3-6-12
Class 4A Girls Basketball State Championship Game to Re-Air Sunday on WTTV-4

IHSAA News Release - 3-6-12
IHSAA Launches "Hoosiers for Henryville" Project

IHSAA News Release - 3-3-12
IHSAA Issues Apology for 4A Girls Basketball Television Outage

IHSAA News Release - 2-29-12
Sullivan's Aly Bennett Selected as Section 4 Winner of National High School Spirit of Sport Award

IHSAA News Release - 2-27-12
Media Information for the 37th Annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Finals presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

IHSAA News Release - 2-23-12
State Finals Previews: Boys Swimming & Diving, Team Wrestling | Girls Basketball Semi-State Action on Saturday | Girls Basketball State Finals Media Credential Information | Girls Basketball Coaches Interviews Monday in Terre Haute | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-20-12
IHSAA to Honor Stu Swartz with Media Service Award

IHSAA News Release - 2-19-12
Boys Basketball State Tournament Pairings Set

IHSAA News Release - 2-15-12
State Finals Preview: Crown Point's Tsirtsis Shoots for Fourth Wrestling Crown | Mishawaka's Michael Faulkner Named 2012 Outstanding Wrestling Official | Boys Basketball Tournament Pairings Show Sunday | Boys Swimming & Diving Sectionals Begin Thursday | Girls Basketball Regionals this Saturday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-8-12
State Finals Preview: Locke, Mattingly Chase Girls Swimming Titles | Wrestling State Finals Berths on the Line Saturday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-1-12
Sullivan's Aly Bennett Nominated for National Award | Carmel Girls Eye Sectional Record Streak in Swimming & Diving | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 1-29-12
Record Number of Teams Make Up Girls Basketball Tourney

IHSAA News Release - 1-24-12
IHSAA Statement on Bowman Academy Boys Basketball Incident

IHSAA News Release - 1-23-12
Individual Wrestling Sectionals Begin Saturday | New York Giants Trio Returns Home for Super Bowl XLVI in Indy | Girls Basketball Tournament Drawing This Sunday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 1-19-12
Team Wrestling Tournament Draw Released | Plainfield High School to Host IHSAA Student Leadership Conference | Girls Basketball Tournament Drawing is Jan. 29 | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 1-18-12
Ray Cooney to Receive IHSAA Media Service Award

IHSAA News Release - 1-11-12
Mark Brochin named IHSAA Media Award Honoree

IHSAA Op-Ed - 1-10-12
Putting Fairness First: An Op-Ed from Commissioner Bobby Cox

IHSAA News Release - 12-22-11
North Daviess to be Honored with 2011 Blue Horseshoe Award

IHSAA News Release - 12-16-11
Six High School Administrators Elected to IHSAA Board of Directors

IHSAA News Release - 12-8-11
Theresia Wynns to Join NFHS Staff

IHSAA News Release - 12-6-11
IHSAA Announces Town Meeting Series on Non-Traditional Student Participation

IHSAA News Release - 12-2-11
IHSAA Partners with Home Team Marketing

IHSAA News Release - 11-21-11
Media Information for the 39th Annual IHSAA Football State Finals presented by the Indianapolis Colts

IHSAA News Release - 11-16-11
Football Semi-States This Weekend | Football Coaches Interview Session on Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium | Football State Finals Media Requests Now Being Accepted | New Palestine's Michael Wallpe to be Honored as Outstanding Football Official | IHSAA Town Meeting Series to Launch | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 11-7-11
IHSAA Team Wrestling Tournament to be Discontinued After 2011-12

IHSAA News Release - 11-3-11
Volleyball State Finals Preview | Terre Haute's Michael Stoffers Named Outstanding Volleyball Official | Football Sectional Championships on Friday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 10-27-11
Soccer, Cross Country State Finals Previews | Sheridan's Bud Wright on the Verge of Historic Win | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 10-10-11
Volleyball State Tournament Pairings Released

IHSAA News Release - 10-9-11
Football State Tournament Pairings Announced

IHSAA News Release - 9-27-11
Girls Golf State Finals Preview | Boys Tennis Sectionals Begin This Week | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 9-26-11
Record Numbers Entered in First Two-Class Soccer State Tournaments

IHSAA News Release - 9-22-11
Lake Central Football Player Ties National Record | Soccer State Pairings Show on Monday Night

IHSAA News Release - 9-15-11
Fall Tournament Season Begins with Girls Golf Sectionals | IHSAA Retains Educational Consultant to Develop Student Leadership Programs | Fall Area Principals Meetings Begin | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes From Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 8-24-11
Eighteen Named to IHSAA Student Advisory Committee | South Bend Washington Receiver Sets State Record | Principals Meeting Time Correction

IHSAA Op-Ed - 8-19-11
$5 Friday Nights are An Outstanding Value: An Op-Ed from Commissioner Bobby Cox

IHSAA News Release - 8-9-11
Two New Schools Approved for IHSAA Membership

IHSAA News Release - 7-19-11
IHSAA Announces Sectional Host Sites for School Year

IHSAA News Release - 6-23-11
Terre Haute to Host 2012 Girls Basketball State Finals

IHSAA News Release - 6-17-11
IHSAA Student Leadership Conference Features Butler's Brad Stevens

IHSAA News Release - 6-15-11
Class 4A Rematch Highlights Baseball State Finals

IHSAA News Release - 6-11-11
Defending Champs Back for More in 75th Boys Golf State Finals

IHSAA News Release - 6-8-11
Top-Ranked Woodlan, Carmel Headline Softball State Finals | Greencastle's Charles Schroeder Named Top Softball Official | Singles, Doubles Crowns Up for Grabs in Girls Tennis | Baseball Semi-States This Saturday | Boys Golf Regionals This Week | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 5-17-11
Baseball State Tournament Pairings Revealed

IHSAA News Release - 5-16-11
Girls Tennis Tourney Pairings Released

IHSAA News Release - 5-12-11
Softball State Tourney Pairings Announced

IHSAA News Release - 5-6-11
Chuck Freeby To Receive IHSAA Media Service Award | Spring Sports Tournament Drawings Ahead | NFHS Announces Basketball Rule Changes | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 5-2-11
IHSAA Board Completes Annual Review of By-Laws

IHSAA News Release - 4-26-11
Twelve Seniors to be Honored with IHSAA/Cato Scholarships | Annual IHSAA Board Meeting is May 2 | NFHS Changes High School Wrestling Weight Classes | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 3-30-11
New Sectional Assignments Approved for 2011-12, 2012-13

IHSAA News Release - 3-21-11
Media Information for the 101st IHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

IHSAA News Release - 3-15-11
Valparaiso on the Verge of Gymnastics History? | Semi-State Saturday Ready to Go | Boys Basketball State Finals Media Credentials Information | Boys Basketball State Coaches Interviews on Monday | Indiana Connections to NCAA Tourneys | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 3-2-11
ESPN3.com To Stream Girls, Boys Basketball Finals | Official Judy Phillips to be Honored at Girls State Finals | Gymnastics State Tournament Begins with Sectionals | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 3-1-11
Media Information for the 36th Annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Finals presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

IHSAA News Release - 2-22-11
IHSAA Issues Revised Four Class Realignment

IHSAA News Release - 2-20-11
101st Boys Basketball State Tournament Matchups Announced

IHSAA News Release - 2-16-11
Tsirtsis, Phillips Chase Third Wrestling Crowns | Pete Schroeder Named Top Wrestling Official | Boys Basketball Tournament Pairings Show This Sunday | Boys Swimming & Diving Sectionals Begin Thursday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-9-11
Girls Swimming & Diving State Finals Preview | Individual Wrestling Semi-State, State Finals Information | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-7-11
School Classifications Announced for 2011-12, 2012-13

IHSAA News Release - 1-30-11
Girls Basketball State Tournament Matchups Announced

IHSAA News Release - 1-27-11
IHSAA to Honor Walt Ferber of Jasper's WITZ Radio

IHSAA News Release - 1-25-11
Individual Wrestling Sectionals Begin Saturday | Hoosier High School Connections to Super Bowl XLV | Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings Show This Sunday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 1-20-11
Team Wrestling Tournament Pairings Announced | Girls Basketball State Tournament Pairings Show Jan. 30 | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 1-7-11
McCutcheon High School Honored with First Blue Horseshoe Award

IHSAA News Release - 12-13-10
Terre Haute To Host Cross Country State Meet Through 2016 | IHSAA Board of Directors Election Results Approved | Indianapolis Colts Honor 2010 Academic All-Stars | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 11-24-10
WTHR's Dave Calabro to be Honored by IHSAA

IHSAA News Release - 11-22-10
Media Information for the 38th Annual IHSAA Football State Finals

IHSAA News Release - 11-18-10
Semi-State Football: Trip to Lucas Oil Stadium Hangs in the Balance | Football Coaches Interview Session at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday | Football Media Credential Requests Now Being Accepted | Anderson's Mike Padfield Named Outstanding Football Official | Former Floyd Central AD to be Inducted into NIAAA Hall of Fame | Castle's John Evers to Receive NIAAA Service Award | McCutcheon's Tim Slauter Earns NFHS Citation | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 11-3-10
State-wide Television for Volleyball State Finals on Saturday | Indy's Mobareki Named Outstanding Volleyball Official | Football Sectional Championships this Friday | State Statistical Leaders

IHSAA News Release - 10-28-10
Defending Champs Return to Cross Country State Finals | Cathedral Girls Return to Soccer State Finals | Avon Soccer Official to be Honored Saturday | Volleyball Championship Start Times Revised | NFHS Message Regarding Baseball Bats | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 10-21-10
Jasper-Evansville Reitz To Air Live on IHSAATV.org

IHSAA News Release - 10-11-10
Pairings Made for Volleyball State Tournament

IHSAA News Release - 10-10-10
Road to Lucas Oil Stadium Revealed

IHSAA News Release - 10-8-10
Robert Faulkens Named IHSAA Assistant Commissioner

IHSAA News Release - 10-7-10
Football State Tournament Pairings Shows This Sunday | Volleyball Tournament Drawing Monday Morning | Cross Country Sectionals Tuesday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 10-6-10
State Championships to Stream on IHSAATV.org

IHSAA News Release - 9-28-10
High School Soccer Tourney Pairings Announced

IHSAA News Release - 9-28-10
Girls Golf State Finals Begin Friday | Fall Area Principals Meetings Continue | State Statistical Leaders

IHSAA News Release - 9-27-10
Boys Tennis Tournament Pairings Announced

IHSAA News Release - 9-15-10
Girls Golf Sectionals Mark Start of Fall Tournaments | Football, Basketball Tournament Draw Dates Announced | Fall Area Principals Meetings Begin This Week | State Statistical Leaders

IHSAA News Release - 8-26-10
IHSAA Student Advisory Committee Begins Its 10th Year | NFHS Offers Free "Concussion in Sports" On-Line Course

IHSAA News Release - 8-6-10
Bobby Cox Named Eighth IHSAA Commissoner

IHSAA News Release - 7-28-10
IHSAA Endorses VarVee.com as New Statistics Service

IHSAA News Release - 6-25-10
IHSAA Commissioner Blake Ress Announces Retirement

IHSAA News Release - 6-25-10
Girls Basketball State Finals to Return to Fort Wayne in 2011 | Volleyball Tournament Format Altered | Ball State to Host Gymnastics Finals | Rules Eased on Transfers Due to School Closures

IHSAA News Release - 6-19-10
IHSAA Student Leadership Conference on Tuesday

IHSAA News Release - 6-16-10
Three Defending State Champions Headline Baseball State Finals | Bill Shobe of Shoals Named Top Baseball Official | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 6-12-10
Boys Golf State Finals Begin Tuesday

IHSAA News Release - 6-9-10
Three Top-Ranked Teams Playing in Saturday's Softball Finals | Warsaw's Lance Grubbs Named Top Softball Umpire | Singles, Doubles Crowns Up for Grabs in Girls Tennis | Baseball Semi-States This Saturday | Boys Golf Regionals This Thursday, Friday | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 6-2-10
Batesville's Ellie Tidman Looking for Fourth High Jump Crown | Lafayette Official To Receive Top Award This Weekend | Eight Teams Chase Girls Tennis Crown | Boys Golf Sectionals Begin Friday | Several Hoosier Natives Playing in NCAA Div. 1 Baseball Tournament | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 5-18-10
2010 Baseball State Tourney Pairings Revealed

IHSAA News Release - 5-17-10
Girls Tennis State Tourney Matchups Announced

IHSAA News Release - 5-13-10
New Tourney Format Awaits Record Number of Softball Teams

IHSAA News Release - 5-3-10
Boys & Girls Soccer To Begin Two Class Competition in 2011

IHSAA News Release - 4-27-10
Twelve Seniors Selected for IHSAA / Cato Memorial Scholarships

IHSAA News Release - 3-23-10
Media Information for the 100th Annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Finals

IHSAA News Release - 3-18-10
Valparaiso Aims for Third Straight Gymnastics Crown | Semi-States Feature Whole New Crop of Teams | Boys Basketball State Finals Media Credentials | Boys Basketball State Coaches Interviews on Monday | Hoosier High School Players in NCAA Basketball Tournaments | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 3-12-10
IHSAA Forms Innovative Television Network Featuring Indiana's WTTV-4 As Flagship Station

IHSAA News Release - 3-1-10
Media Information for 35th Annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Finals

IHSAA News Release - 2-25-10
Whitaker, Two Other Returning Champions Headline Boys Swimming State Finals | Team Wrestling State Finals on Saturday | Girls Basketball Semi-State Action on Saturday | Girls Basketball State Finals Media Credential Information | Girls Basketball Coaches Interviews in Fort Wayne on Monday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-21-10
Pairings Revealed for 100th Boys Basketball State Tournament

IHSAA News Release - 2-17-10
Eight Former State Champs Return to Wrestling State Finals | Valpo's Charles Barnett Named Wrestling's Top Official | Boys Tournament Pairings Show Sunday | Girls Basketball Regionals This Weekend | Boys Swimming Sectionals Begin Thursday | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 2-8-10
Dennis Kasey Named IHSAA Media Service Award Recipient

IHSAA News Release - 2-8-10
Randolph County Wrestlers Offered Another Chance to Compete

IHSAA News Release - 2-1-10
Pairings Unveiled for 35th Annual Girls Basketball State Tournament

IHSAA News Release - 1-27-10
Wrestling Sectionals Mark Start of Winter State Tournaments | Girls Basketball Tournament Pairings Show Monday | Seven Confirmed for Seats with IHSAA Board of Directors | Deshaun Thomas Continues Climb Up State Scoring Chart | Ben Davis Girls, Bloomington South Boys Continue Win Streaks | Three Hoosier High School Connections to Super Bowl XLIV | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 1-21-10
State Tournament Pairings for Team Wrestling Released

IHSAA News Release - 1-13-10
Roger Grossman of WRSW to be Honored Friday with Media Service Award

IHSAA News Release - 1-6-10
Richard Lankford of WRAY Radio Named Media Award Winner

IHSAA News Release - 11-23-09
Media Information for the 37th Annual IHSAA Football State Finals presented by the Indianapolis Colts

IHSAA News Release - 11-18-09
Trip to Lucas Oil Stadium is One Win Away | Friday on IHSAASports.org: Paoli vs. Monrovia | Football Coaches Interview Session Monday | Football Media Credential Requests Now Being Accepted | Lafayette's Todd Clark to be Presented Officials Award

IHSAA News Release - 11-4-09
Muncie Burris, Marquette Catholic Look to Extend Run of Volleyball State Titles | Plainville's Jill Wier Named Top Volleyball Official | Football Sectional TItles at Stake This Friday

IHSAA News Release - 10-28-09
Cross Country State Finals in Terre Haute Saturday | New Palestine's Cummins Named Top Cross Country Official | Soccer State Finals This Saturday | Burnettsville's David Spradlin Named Top Soccer Official | Volleyball Teams Shoot for State Finals Berth | Eighty Football Sectional Semifinals Friday | State Statistical Leaders

IHSAA News Release - 10-22-09
Zionsville Doubles Team Chasing Championship Repeat

IHSAA News Release - 10-15-09
Eight Teams Chase Tennis State Championship

IHSAA News Release - 10-13-09
State Football Tourney Pairings Released

IHSAA News Release - 10-12-09
Pairings Set for State Volleyball Tournament

IHSAA News Release - 9-29-09
Richmond's Witherby, No. 1 Roncalli Ready for Girls Golf Finals

IHSAA News Release - 9-29-09
Boys Tennis Tourney Matchups Announced

IHSAA News Release - 9-28-09
State Soccer Tournament Pairings Drawn This Morning

IHSAA News Release - 9-23-09
Girls Golf Regionals This Saturday | Soccer Tournament Pairings To Be Webstreamed Monday | Boys Tennis Draws Next Week | Fall Principals Meetings Continue | State Statistical Leaders | News & Notes from Around the State

IHSAA News Release - 9-1-09
Eighteen Make Up IHSAA Student Advisory Committee

IHSAA News Release - 8-26-09
Draw Date Set for Football State Tournament

IHSAA News Release - 8-20-09
IHSAA and Red Gold Expand Partnership for 2009-10, New Initiatives Reinforce Commitment to Sportsmanship

IHSAA News Release - 8-12-09
IHSAA and VYPE High School Sports Magazine Team Up Again in 2009-10

IHSAA News Release - 8-5-09
Boys, Girls Tennis State Tournament Formats Altered | Executive Committee Approves New Softball Pitching Distance | Two New Member Schools Confirmed