MEETING: May 7, 2003


  1. Welcome/Roll Call
  2. Approval of April 23, 2003 Minutes
  3. Approval of Treasurer's Report
    1. Payment of Bills
  4. Approval of the following
    1. Berlin & Tussey Mountain request to participate in District 6 Junior High Boys and Girls Track Championship
  5. Discussion Items
    1. Turkeyfoot Valley School District - Junior High Basketball Violation
    2. Kevin Kodish, Lewistown Area High School
    3. District 5 Basketball - Surveys
    4. District 5 Wrestling - Surveys
    5. Increase in Budget Fee per District - $899.20
    6. Cheerleading
    7. Handbook change - for 2003-2004
    8. June 18, 2003 Meeting
    9. Cooperative Sports Agreement in Junior High Soccer
      1. Shanksville
      2. Berlin
  6. Correspondence
    1. Berlin - Wrestling
    2. Shanksville - Wrestling
    3. Forbes Road - Field Hockey
    4. Superintendent - PIAA Dues
  7. Spring Sports Report
    1. Tennis
    2. Baseball
    3. Softball
    4. Track
  8. Other Items
  9. Adjournment


  1. Meeting convened at 2:10
  2. Approval of April 23, 2003 minutes.
  3. Approval of Treasurer's Report
    1. Payment of Timing System bill for District Track Meet
  4. Approval of Tussey Mountain to compete in District 6 Junior High Track meet.
  5. paper hearing held on Turkeyfoot Valley Junior High Basketball violation of a 6th grade student playing in a game.  The committee will accept the internal investigation of the superintendent.  He is to submit all actions being taken.  The committee will require written documentation for future review.
  6. A letter was received from Lewistown High School concerning parochial school domination in state basketball playoffs.  A review committee of the State Board of Directors is studying the situation.
  7. The committee received a survey complied by Jeff Batzel, Northern Bedford Athletic Director, on the set up of the District 5 Basketball playoffs.  The major results include:
    1. A minimum of 8 qualifiers in Class A and 5 in Class AA regardless of record.
    2. Any school having a .500 record or over can enter the playoffs
    3. Record to include regular season games only.  No tournaments.
    4. Virgil Palumbo and Larry Palmer will set up a playoff structure to be acted on in the summer workshop
  8. Terry Diehl submitted a wrestling survey.  No playoff changes were recommended.
  9. The summer workshop meeting is changed to June 12, 10:00 a.m. at the Arena
  10. The cutoff date for baseball and softball was extended to Tuesday, May 20.  All efforts must be made to play all necessary games.
  11. Meeting adjourned at 4:25 pm