HS Baseball Season Is Too Short, What To Do?

Ohio Insider: Extending The Spring Season Has Two Sides

Surveys and tabled votes have surrounded the Ohio High    School Baseball Coaches Association proposal to extend the season two    weeks.

But finally - after being discussed in June and then    tabled twice - the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of    Directors took a vote at the September meeting. To the dismay of many    coaches in the state, the proposal was turned down by a 7-2 vote.

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*****WORDING FROM THE OHSAA ON DECISION*****

"By  a 7-2 vote, the board denied a proposal from the Ohio High     School   Baseball Coaches Association to extend the season two weeks    due  to the   new NFHS-mandated pitch count regulations."

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"It was a proposal that was discussed a lot," noted   Tim Stried, the  OHSAA Director of Communications. "Based on the fact that a majority of  school administrators were not in favor of the data certainly was taken  to heart by the Board of Directors"

For some coaches, like St. Ignatius mentor Brad Ganor, the decision did not sit well.

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