Over and Back

The Over & Back violation, Rule 4-14-3, Article 3, was added in 2016 to the NFHS rule book.  Similar to the back court violation in basketball, the rules states that once the offensive team satisfied the 10-second count by touching the ball into the attack box, it is a violation if the ball returns to Read More …

Westminster @ Lovett Friday April 3, 2020

The GLOA invites all officials to attend the Westminster Lovett Varsity game on April 3 at 7:30 pm.  Newer officials can sit and watch two of the best teams in the area compete alongside veterans and ask questions.  More advanced officials who have not yet been or those who have been recently three man trained Read More …

Restart Refresher

Officials are responsible for stopping and starting play. When done properly and consistently throughout a game, officials are able to maintain the game’s ebb and flow. When done improperly and inconsistently, the game can drag on and create confusion. In addition to knowing the basic requirements for a restart, keep in mind when to restart Read More …