Dispiriting news from the University Interscholastic League (UIL), which announced on Monday that the inaugural season of sanctioned high school water polo will take place in the fall of 2022 rather than in 2021. That due to a variety of things related to the Covid-19 pandemic which has thrown
In a teleconference on Monday the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council passed an amendment to “temporarily delay” the first season of sanctioned high school water polo until the fall of 2022. Previously plans were to begin the first ever season of UIL water polo in the fall of 2021.
We’re basically one year away from Texas’ first ever state sanctioned high school water polo season. So, where are we? How did we get here? What’s it going to look like beginning in August of 2021? What needs to be done before then? James has no answers, but –
Your mighty ‘Roos returned from Pennsylvania with their first win of the season, a thumping of tournament hosts Washington & Jefferson. We talk about that, upcoming games, and the (still buzzing) UIL decision to add water polo with Austin College varsity Head Coach Mark Lawrence. Speaking of UIL, have
A “watershed moment” is how we described the UIL’s decision to officially make water polo a legit high school sport in Texas. Monday’s approval is only about 72 hours old and the celebrations rightly continue, but are tempered by some entirely understandable questions starting with the big one: what
Has there ever been a bigger week for water polo in Texas? For over 20 years a bunch of dedicated coaches and advocates for the sport have been lobbying the UIL to make water polo its next sanctioned high school sport. On Monday, they finally did it, and it
Water polo will never be the same in the Lone Star State. Not after today’s decision by the University Interscholastic League to officially add the sport to its list of sanctioned sports. Joe and James recap just some of the day’s events in this bonus pod. Stay tuned for
The University Interscholastic League (UIL) approved a pilot program to add water polo to its list of sanctioned high school sports, the first to be added in over 20 years. The UIL Legislative Council voted in favor of it on Monday after the Policy Committee approved it at their