Meeting was convened at 4:30 p.m. by Chairman Majikes
ITEM 1 Chairman Majikes called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m.
Absent but accounted for: Frank Victor, Frank Galicki, Don Kanavy, Ray Lowery, Jim Marcks, Tony Rusnak, Ross Scarantino, Phil Cappellini
Advisor Present: Phil Latinski, Delores Dalickas
ITEM 2 A motion was made by Tom Jenkins, seconded by Bob Okrasinski, to approve the minutes of the April 19, 2006 Annual Business Meeting. All Ayes
ITEM 3 Chairman Majikes reviewed the treasurer’s report in Frank Victor’s absence. Current Fund Balance is $144,691.01 with a total of $64,121.59 in Certificates of Deposit and $77,569.42 in Savings and Checking. A motion was made by Tom Jenkins, seconded by Maureen Williams, to approve the treasurer’s report. All Ayes
ITEM 4 Chairman Majikes reviewed the response submitted by the Bishop O’Hara administration regarding the ejection of one of their student-athletes during a boys’ basketball game in February. Following the discussion, a motion was made by Bob Okrasinski, seconded by Bill King, to have the secretary send a letter to the Bishop O’Hara administration requesting that they review their current sportsmanship procedures regarding ejections and consider additional possible sanctions of Bishop O’Hara student-athletes beyond the one game suspension imposed by the PIAA, especially when the cause of ejection reaches the level that occurred in this incident. Furthermore, the Bishop O’Hara administration is to submit a report to the PIAA District II Committee with the results of their review. All Ayes
ITEM 5 The committee members present authorized the officers to review the
current fees structure for workers in District II Championship events
and prepare a recommendation for the 2006-2007 year to be presented for committee action at the August meeting.
ITEM 6 Chairman Majikes presented the reports from the police, school officials and individual witnesses regarding an incident at the Old Forge – Wyoming Area boys’ basketball game in December, 2005. After reviewing the materials, the District II Committee authorized Chairman Majikes to share the reports with Bob Lombardi, Assistant Executive Director of the PIAA, and report back to the District II Committee with a recommendation for further action, if necessary.
ITEM 7Chairman Majikes announced the schedule of the spring sports’ steering committee workshops to be conducted at the PIAA State Offices:
Parent’s Advisory Tuesday, June 21st 2:00 p.m.
Tennis Wednesday, June 22nd 10:00 a.m.
Track and Field Wednesday, June 22nd Noon
Volleyball Wednesday, June 22nd 2:00 p.m.
Baseball/Softball Wednesday, June 22nd 4:00 p.m.
Officials Thursday, June 23rd 8:00 a.m.
Girls Athletics Thursday, June 23rd 10:00 a.m.
Private Schools Thursday, June 23rd Noon
Athletic Directors Thursday, June 23rd 2:00 p.m.
ITEM 8 Mike Ognosky presented a report of the recently conducted eligibility hearing involving Bishop O’Hara and Western Wayne. After reviewing all of the evidence presented the hearing committee voted unanimously that, based on the evidence, there was no action to be taken by the District II Committee in regard to the eligibility of the students. Furthermore, the Western Wayne administration has signed off on all eligibility transfer requests in the matter.
ITEM 9 Chairman Majikes reviewed the status of the current District II Spring Championships. Boys’ Tennis and Track and Field are already begun their championships and will continue this week. Girls’ Soccer, Boys’ Volleyball, Baseball and Softball will begin district play shortly.
ITEM 10 Chairman Majikes reviewed the format for the District II Business Meeting and Banquet and asked if any committee members have concerns. There were no concerns at this time – everyone is pleased with the current format and it will continue for the 2007 Business Meeting and Banquet.
ITEM 11 A motion was made by Tom Jenkins, seconded by Maureen Williams, to
approve eligibility in accordance with Article VI, Transfers and Residence, Section 8, Principal-to Principal sign off for the following transfers – all paperwork is in order:
a.) Gatlin Garrett From Western Wayne To Bishop O’Hara
b.) Andres Lopez From State College To Scranton Prep
c.) Doug Englert From Western Wayne To Bishop O’Hara
d.) James Histed From Western Wayne To Bishop O’Hara
ITEM 12 Tom Jenkins presented the format for the District II 2006 Football playoffs. A copy of the format will be placed on the website.
ITEM 13 A motion was made by Bill King, seconded by Tom Finan, to allow Chairman Majikes to seek an alternative web manager for the District II website. Chairman Majikes will report back to the committee. All Ayes
ITEM 14 Delores Dalickas presented her concerns regarding the deportment of the
fans at a March boys’ basketball playoff game between Mt. View and
Southern Columbia. Chairman Majikes reported that he has not received
any reports from either the state office or the game manager addressing the
ITEM 15 A motion was made by Mike Costanza, seconded by Tom Finan, to adjourn the meeting. All Ayes
Meeting was adjourned at 5:30 p.m.
District II Secretary