Warsaw, IN - WCHS girls’ basketball team received an IHSAA Exemplary Behavior Report for their conduct at the January 11 game against Mishawaka. The exemplary behavior was recognized by Sherry Keyser, Assistant Athletic Director, Mishawaka High School.
According to Mrs. Keyser, “At the conclusion of the game, the Warsaw girls team picked up not only the chairs for their bench, but the chairs for Mishawaka's bench. They left their area, including the locker room, spotless. Class act! Thank you!”
WCHS Principal, Troy Akers, added, “I commend the team and coaching staff for modeling everything we want to see as Warsaw Tigers! This Exemplary Behavior Report is no accident! Thank you for making us proud!”
WCHS boys’ basketball team also received an IHSAA Exemplary Behavior Report for the January 13 game against Goshen. Steve Tyler officiated the game and commended the boys for their sportsmanship on and off the court.
Matt Binkerd, WCHS Athletic Director, also commended the team, “Well deserved exemplary report filed by the officiating crew! I was also extremely impressed with how the players and the coaching staff represented WCHS throughout the entire game, especially at the end with a tough last second buzzer beater.”
Superintendent Dr. Hoffert stated, “The Exemplary Behavior Report emails from the IHSAA are some of my favorite emails. These reports showcase kindness and life skills our student-athletes portray in our schools and community. We love when our students succeed in competition, but are even more excited when they compete and act with class that positively showcases our schools, community and their personal positive character traits. Great job Tigers!”
If you see exemplary behavior by Tiger student-athletes or competitive schools, a positive report can be filed through the IHSAA at www.myihsaa.net/sportsmanship/exemplary-behavior.