Basketball officiating a family matter on the Hi-Line
Last updated 4/1/2022 at 8:24am
High school sports are often a family affair with parents coaching their own kids or siblings playing together. But family also has a place in high school basketball refereeing on the Hi-Line. Rudyard-native and high school basketball referee Rob Spicher got his kids, Jordan and Colton, into refereeing from a young age. Rob and other referees had been recruiting to make up for a shortage at that time, so he believed it was a good idea to get his kids involved in officiating.
"We've tried to get a lot of the young kids exposed to officiating so they can understand how much fun it is and ho...