You don’t have to be a high school official to hear the comments — words of anger from fans directed at the men and women in stripes who just have it out for their favorite team.
This is the kind of scene that plays out all over the state of Georgia at high school sporting events. It’s the kind of antics that are in part to blame for the shortage of high school officials across the board, and it seems to be in every sport.
So, lets examine this issue from a couple of different perspectives: (1) the challenge of recruiting new officials and (2) the challenge of retaining existing, active officials.
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