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 MINUTES OF OCTOBER 19, 2011 MEETING  
PENNSYLVANIA INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

PENNSYLVANIA INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

DISTRICT II

 

Frank Majikes, Chairman Jeff Gregory, Vice Chairman Mike Ognosky, Secretary Frank Victor

Wilkes Barre C & TC Lackawanna Trail HS Montrose Area School Dist District II Treasurer

P. O. Box 1699 P. O. Box 85 273 Meteor Way 1113 Johns Street

Wilkes Barre, Pa. 18705 Factoryville, Pa. 18419 Montrose, Pa. 18801 Hazle Twp, Pa. 18202

570-822-4131 570-945-5153 570-278-6298 570-427-8621 ext. 1010

 

MINUTES OF OCTOBER 19, 2011 MEETING

@ WIKES- BARRE AREA CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER

 

Meeting was convened at 4:15 p.m. by Chairman Frank Majikes

 

ITEM 1 Chairman Majikes called the meeting to order at 4:15 p.m.

 

Absent but accounted for: Mike Costanza, Eric Emmerich, Joe Farrell, Frank Galicki, Jeff Gregory, Mike Ognosky, Vito Quaglia and Pat Sheehan

 

ITEM 2 A motion was made by Jim Higgins, seconded by Pat Patte, to approve the minutes of the September 21, 2011 meeting. All Ayes

 

ITEM 3 Frank Victor presented the Treasurer’s Report. There has been no activity since the September meeting in preparation for the Fall Sports’ Championships. A motion was made by Bill King, seconded by Bill Schoen, to approve the Treasurer’s Report. All Ayes

 

ITEM 4 Chairman Majikes notified the committee members that Jim Higgins will become the new Private School’s Representative on the District II Committee replacing Jim Marcks, who recently retired. The Committee will discuss Jim’s replacement as the Athletic Director’s representative.

 

ITEM 5 Chairman Majikes provided each member present with a PIAA 2011-2012 Calendar of Events.

 

ITEM 6 A motion was made by Bill King, seconded by Bill Schoen, to approve the allocation of $1,975 for the Positive Coaching Alliance membership for 2011-2012. A discussion ensued regarding the revenues and expenses for the program. All Ayes

 

ITEM 7 Chairman Majikes explained to the committee that he is in the process of reviewing ineligible junior high participation at the Junior Varsity level by a member school. He will report back to the committee at the conclusion of the investigation.

 

ITEM 8 Chairman Majikes announced that a potential eligibility hearing involving two District II member schools has been cancelled as the principals agreed to the principal to principal sign off.

 

ITEM 9 Sports Reports:

 

·         Field Hockey (Jeff Gregory): In Jeff’s absence, Chairman Majikes reviewed playoff date changes that have been announced due to the inclement weather and the postponement of many scheduled league contests. Those changes will be placed on the web page.

·         Golf (Joe Farrell): In Joe’s absence, Chairman Majikes congratulated the North Pocono Boys’ Golf Team and Brandon Mathews (Pittston Area) on their Eastern Regional championships.

 

ITEM 10 Chairman Majikes reviewed topics discussed at the October PIAA State Committee meeting including a proposal to adjust enrollment with schools using male and females in the same sport; two proposals regarding transferring during a year of ineligibility; and, proposals under consideration regarding Football for the next two year cycle.

 

ITEM 11 Chairman Majikes provided the committee with an update on two recent unsportsmanlike conduct penalties against a current District II member school while the school is in probationary status. Chairman Majikes will discuss the concern with school officials’ and report back to the committee.

 

ITEM 12 Chairman Majikes discussed recent soccer disqualifications at two District II member schools and will report back to the committee after discussing the incidents with school officials.

 

ITEM 14 Chairman Majikes presented a correspondence from Fox 56 Television regarding the current District II broadcast fees for district playoff events. The Committee discussed those rate fees and a motion was made by Pat Patte, seconded by Bill Schoen, to set the fees for the televising of the football playoffs for the 2011 season at $1,500 for a quarterfinal, $2,000 for a semifinal, and $3,000 for a championship game.

 

ITEM 15 The District II Committee acted upon requests to grant eligibility to the following student transfers:

 

·         A motion was made by Pat Patte, seconded by Jim Higgins, to approve eligibility for Tyler Lucke, Valley View to Riverside, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

·         A motion was made by Danielle Adams, seconded by Chris Gegaris, to approve eligibility for Jordan Alsalahat, Triboro Christian Academy to Old Forge, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

·         A motion was made by Maureen Williams, seconded by Pat Patte, to approve eligibility for Andrew Moran, Holy Cross to Scranton, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

·         A motion was made by Jay Starnes, seconded by Chris Thomas, to approve the eligibility for Carl Gross, Dallas to Holy Redeemer, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

·         A motion was made by Bill Schoen, seconded by Bill King, to approve the eligibility of Quinniea Gross, GAR to Wyoming Valley West, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

·         A motion was made by Chris Thomas, seconded by Jay Starnes, to approve the eligibility of Quiterriua Gross, GAR to Wyoming Valley West, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

·         A motion was made by Jim Higgins, seconded by Danielle Adams, to approve the eligibility of Cynthia Petrucci, Scranton Prep to Scranton, in accordance with Article VI, Transfers, Residence, and Recruiting, Principal to Principal sign off. All Ayes

 

ITEM 16 Chairman Majikes announced that the PIAA should have enrollment classifications for the next two year cycle shortly.

 

ITEM 17 A motion was made by Danielle Adams, seconded by Chris Thomas, to adjourn the meeting. All Ayes

 

 

Meeting was adjourned at 5:58 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Mike Ognosky

 

Mike Ognosky

District II Secretary

 

 

NEXT SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011 AT 4:15 P.M. AT A SITE TO BE DETERMINED.


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