Category Archives: Referee

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Ride Again: AKA Tim and Norm Hit the Road

What would any weekend be these days without hanging out with my friend Norm on a Saturday refereeing football? Norm is one of the most loyal guys I know and we have had many an adventure that sometimes would be … Continue reading

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Travelin’ Man: These are the memories that made me a wealthy soul

Travelin’ man, love when I can Turn loose my hand ’cause I’m goin’ Travelin’ man, catch if you can But sooner than later I’m goin’ Sometimes at night, I see their faces I feel the traces they left on my … Continue reading

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You know a dream is like a river: A Sunday Trip to Fossil Creek

The River You know a dream is like a river Ever changin’ as it flows And a dreamer’s just a vessel That must follow where it goes Trying to learn from what’s behind you And never knowing what’s in store … Continue reading

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BJ Little: A brother in arms

How do I begin? First and foremost I have loved and respected BJ Little as a friend and officiating partner for close to 20 years now. We first met in the early 1990’s and I have watched him grow from … Continue reading

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Back in Black with stripes: On the Floor Again, Thunderstruck

After being on the “disabled” list for several weeks, was I ever excited to be on the road officiating high school basketball. Being on the “unable to perform” list for officiating is not where one wants to be but it … Continue reading

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Elections over: Are You Ready for Some Football

Forget all the election stuff and lets focus on what really represents rural America and that is Friday Night Football. The past two weeks have found me in Holbrook, AZ, you know the place that has the teepees for motel … Continue reading

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Another Homecoming: Payson vs Coronado

Another Friday night football game and I believe my 4th homecoming game this year and this was a real nail biter. It was homecoming night for Payson High School and in someways a homecoming for me as it was the … Continue reading

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I was Thunderstruck: Friday Night Football in the White Mountains

Snowflake vs Round Valley. Snowflake Homecoming. Big Game. Once again it was Friday, and time to get out on the road traveling as the traveling man. Nice cool evening for football with a full house in Snowflake. Snowflake has been … Continue reading

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Turn the Page: Refereeing on the Road

Growing up in the 1970’s in the midwest, I became a huge Bob Seger fan and I am to this day. I often find myself on the road cranking up the Seger I grew up with. One of my very … Continue reading

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Friday Night Football in small town AZ

No replacement referee for me as I hit the road for another Friday night football game. Leaving Payson to go to Joseph City, Arizona for an eight man football game at around 3:20 on a Friday and 110 miles later … Continue reading

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