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Articles in the New Ulm Journal call attention to the shortage of soccer officials in southern Minnesota:
- This feature story by sports editor Jeremy Behnke appeared on January 6. (The author interviewed SCMSOA member and New Ulm resident Myron Fluegge. Jerry Baerg, Peter Jarnstrom, and Jim Roy also provided information used in the article.)
- A week later, the paper published this response by Rebecca DeMarais, president of the New Ulm Area Youth Soccer Association.
Many other articles and web pages highlight the same issue as it applies to a variety of areas and sports. Here are links to just a few:
for SCMSOA’s perspective on the shortage.