Referee shortage could soon have consequences for the game

Current MHSAA officials Mark Stewart and Mitch Wilson sit down in the latest Jimmy John's Sports Corner to discuss the shortage of officials and how it could affect the future of the game.

The Michigan High School Athletic Association and the Northern Sports Officials Association are reaching out to any and everybody with interest in participating as an official for youth to high school sports.

The number of officials continues to drop every year and statistically they could run into some serious problems getting games played if new officials aren't recruited.

If you would like to learn more about becoming an official or get the details on how to get involved you can visit or

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