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Welcome to this                   Special Thanks To Our Host

              championship event

           For more than 100 years, the IHSAA has enjoyed
           being a part of the journey to adulthood for thousands
           of young Hoosiers.  Knowing that the student-athletes   Schedule of Events
           we meet today will be the leaders of tomorrow, we are   FRIDAY
           grateful for the opportunity to help them as they learn   Session I, 6:00 p.m. ET
           valuable life lessons through athletics.  SATURDAY
                                                 Session II, 9:30 a.m. ET
                                                 Session III, 5:00 p.m. ET (Con.), 7:30 p.m., ET (Finals)
           Currently in Indiana, over 160,000 students from 410
           different IHSAA member schools participate in high   State Finals Personnel
           school athletics.  From our perspective, participation in   Tournament Administrator
           athletics is an integral part of the educational process.    Bobby Cox, IHSAA Assistant Commissioner
                           At the IHSAA we believe   Tournament Directors - Bill Kuntz, Dave Fleming
                           that the athletic arena is an   Conseco Fieldhouse Coordinators
                           extension of the classroom.    Doug Weitkamp, Harry James
                           The national organization   Announcer -  Kevin Whitehead
                           for high school athletics, the   Head Table Scorer - Mike Croft
                           National Federation of State   Computer Charts - Kim Barrett, Linda Robinson
                           High School Associations   Technical Director - Jon Anderson
                           (NFHS) has used the slogan,   Mat 1 -  Timer: John Schattner; Scorer: Joyce Keyser
                           “Athletics, the other half of   Assistant Scorer: Chris Conlisk
                           education.”  We believe that   Mat 2 -  Timer: Lucinda Bernard;
                           is a very accurate adage.    Scorer: Chuck Streetman
                           There are many things to be   Assistant Scorer: Mike Meunier
           learned through athletics that may not be a part of the   Mat 3 -  Timer: Vince Meunier; Scorer: Franzy Fleck
                                                       Assistant Scorer: Andy Chandler
           regular classroom setting including lessons such as,   Mat 4 -  Timer: Don Willison; Scorer: Janet Cameron
           self-discipline, the value of teamwork, the importance   Assistant Scorer: Don Weaver
           of dedication and commitment.  Each of these can
           have a dramatic impact on today’s youth as they   Athletic Training Staff
           prepare to become the leaders of tomorrow.  Whether   Methodist Sports Medicine - The Orthopedic Specialists
           it’s their ability to deal with success or overcome great   State Finals Officials
           adversity, the important lessons learned will last a     1.  Steven Anslinger - Evansville
           lifetime.  Each experience helps shape who one is and     2.  Charles Barnett - Valparaiso
           who they will become.                   3.  Michael Faulkner - Mishawaka
                                                   4.  Jon Hammond - Plainfield
           For an organization such as ours, integrity is of primary     5.  Robert Helm - Elwood
                                                   6.  Mark Hollingsworth - Kokomo
           importance.  An uncompromising adherence to the     7.  Frankie Medvescek - Plainfield
           principles of fair play and impartiality form the core of     8.  Mark Miller - Rochester
           our value system.                       9.  Steve Miller - Delphi
                                                 10.  Pete Schroeder - Indianapolis
                                                 11.  Bart Welch - Carmel
           We hope you are looking forward to the 2008-09   12.  Andrew Wood - Elkhart
           school year with the same anticipation and enthusiasm   Supervisor of Officials:  James Russell - Avon
           as the IHSAA staff and Board of Directors.  Program Credits
           Pure, wholesome, amateur, educational, inexpensive,   Publisher Blake Ress, Commissioner
           local high school athletics has always been the objec-  Editor Chris Kaufman, Communications Director
           tive.  It is what we mean when we say…Pure Spirit.    Editorial Assistance Kristy Catt, Sports Admin. Intern
           Pure Sport!                           Printing Sport Graphics, Indianapolis
                                                 Photography Visual Sports Network
           Cordially,                            Cover Design three-sixty group, Indianapolis
                                                            P.O. Box 40650
           Blake Ress                                  Indianapolis, IN 46240-0650
           IHSAA Commissioner                        (317) 846-6601  •
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