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3 Stars 2017 Week 37

3 Stars 2017 Week 37

3 Stars


Week 37
September 15, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 37


  1. Karl Dickson Rugby Referee
  2. Steve Woods NFL Football Umpire
  3. The Unknown Umpire

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 37 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


3rd Star


Looking at this picture of a Baseball Umpire talking to a very young lady player is like holding a purring kitten. I am always on the lookout for ‘feel good’ type posts and this one gives it up in spades. For all the glamour and excitement of professional sports, and the grit and grind of those who are trying to get there, this photo reminds us of the simple joy of the game. Never forget where you came from and treasure all the small moments of the journey. The Unknown Umpire gets 3rd Star this week



2nd Star


Steve Woods is now an NFL Football Umpiree after making his debut in the Broncos and Chargers game the other night. This post shows that there are rookies at every level of officiating. It is important that young referees and umpires believe in themselves and trust in their training and know that being a rookie is an experience that will be felt over and over again as they climb the ranks of their sport. Even when they reach the pinnacle of their game. Steve Woods, Rookie NFL Football Umpire, is 2nd Star.



1st Star


Karl Dickson is a Rugby Referee. He is a former professional player before he took to the whistle a few years ago. Dickson has changed his perspective about officiating and the level of fitness that is required to do the job. I find it interesting to watch players in their transition to becoming an official. Their view of the game is different and they see a whole new world open up for themselves. It becomes a challenge for some of them that gives a similar thrill as playing. It is different of course, but similar. Anyways, I always find it interesting to watch their journey and hear their insights. Karl Dickson is 1st Star for Week 37.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 36

3 Stars 2017 Week 36

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Week 36
September 08, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 36


  1. Bibiana Steinhaus Football Referee
  2. Jennifer Huggins Boxing Referee
  3. Nigel Owens Rugby Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 36 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


3rd Star


Nigel Owens is probably one of the most famous referees in the world today. For many years the rugby world has chosen Owens to take charge of its most important matches. His exchanges with players have been legendary. The sport of rugby has a reputation for sportsmanship and honour, at least at the elite levels, and when you see a match with Nigel Owens in the middle, you understand the meaning of the word respect in sport. Most of his focus these days has been on the speaker circuit where he is in huge demand. He speaks to audiences that include everyone from the ‘rich and famous’ to the ‘you and me’. I have never seen him myself, but from what I see in my searches, he is absolutely hilarious. Like this television advert. I thought it was funny. That wins. Nigel Owens, Rugby Referee, is 3rd Star.



2nd Star


Jennifer Huggins is a Boxing Referee, and well known to the Officials101 Twitter audience. Huggins is Canada’s top Boxing Referee, at the moment, and she is a whole lot more. A very successful entrepreneur, with a gym in Toronto, her charity work is also amazing and widespread. The Fight To End Cancer fundraiser that she created and operates has raised millions, but she also does a thousand little things behind the scenes that people don’t see. It is quite inspiring. It is an honour that Huggins takes a moment from her busy schedule and shares her insights with the 101 Twitter feed. This week, she sent us 3 great posts. You can decide which one you like most. I put them all together and Jennifer Huggins, Boxing Referee, is 2nd Star for the week.





1st Star


Bibiana Steinhaus is a #Football #Referee in Germany. She might be the most recognizable of the worlds’ female soccer referees. Steinhaus has been in the middle for a number of high profile international matches in women’s football she is cuurently grabbing more attention for her work in men’s football in Germany. This week, Steinhaus will become the first female referee to ever appear in a Bundesliga match and that is pretty big news. Bibiana Steinhaus, Football Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 35.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 35

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Week 35
September 01, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 35


  1. Alhambra Nievas Rugby Referee
  2. Sarah Seiber Taekwondo Referee
  3. Aimee Barret-Theron Rugby Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 35 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


3rd Star


The 3rd Star this week goes to Aimee Barrett-Theron, Rugby Referee. A former star player, Barrett-Theron has taken her career as a referee to incredible heights in a short period of time. Elite level rugby referees are some of the very best sports officials in the world and the rise of Aimee Barrett-Theron to their ranks so quickly is something worth noticing. Here, she talks about her Women’s World Cup experience and the honour of calling the opening game. For showing the professional players of the world ‘How to Do it Right’, Aimee Barrett-Theron is 3rd Star.



2nd Star


Sarah Seiber is a Taekwondo Referee who is following in the footsteps of her Dad. When I am looking for posts to share I am always hunting for real life stories about real people who can give some inspiration and motivation to the sports officials, and anyone else, who might be following along. This article is about a young lady who is having fun, doing what she loves, with the people she loves. It is a ‘Family’ article and I smiled the whole way through so I put it on the list for the 3 Stars. For that, Sarah Seiber, Taekwondo Referee, is 2nd Star this week.



1st Star


Alhambra Nievas is arguably the top sport officials in the world. She is certainly one of the top few referees of any sport, and currently the number one rugby referee on the planet, along with Rasta Rasivhenge. This post shows the type of leadership and friendship that the elite level rugby referees have for each other. In my opinion, it is the main reason that this group, strengthened even more with Aimee Barrett-Theron, is such a well respected team. Nievas is a key ingredient to the mix and the encouragement and positive spirit that she brings to the stadium helps everyone around her. Alhambra Nievas, Rugby Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 35.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 34

3 Stars 2017 Week 34

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Week 34
August 25, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 34


  1. Joy Neville Rugby Referee
  2. Sarah Wilson FieldHockey Umpire
  3. Pete Morelli NFL Football Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 34 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


3rd Star


NFL Football Referee, Pete Morelli had a pretty weird call to make this week when the Broncos played the 49ers. There were 5 separate players who all got a penalty on the same play and Morelli had to stop himself from laughing out loud at the absurdity. I, on the other hand, have no constraints to laughing at the situation and had a pretty good chuckle. A good chuckle always makes it to the shortlist of stars of the week. 3rd Star, Pete Morelli, NFL Football Referee.



2nd Star


Sarah Wilson is a FieldHockey Umpire from Scotland. Wilson is one of the top umpires in the game today and has worked a number of top international matches including a very strong 2016 Olympic tournament in Rio de Janeiro. This week she has been awarded the European Hockey Federation Women’s Final between Belgium and the Netherlands, being held in Amsterdam. Sarah Wilson, FieldHockey Umpire, gets 2nd Star this week.



1st Star


Joy Neville, Rugby Referee, has been awarded the Women’s Rugby World Cup Final being played in Belfast, Ireland. The match, between the New Zealand Black Ferns and the England Roses, is a huge achievement for the former player turned referee. With such a strong team of officials at the elite level of rugby, this assignment is not an easy one to come by. Joy Neville, Rugby Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 34.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 32

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Week 32
August 11, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 32


  1. Randy Vogt Soccer Referee
  2. Esther Staubli Football Referee
  3. Rose LeBreche Rugby Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 32 in 2017. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. They were selected from posts that were added somewhere on the Officials101 website in the last 7 days. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.


3rd Star


Rose LeBreche is one of the top international Rugby Referees in the world. This week she took some time at the World Cup Qualifiers in Dublin, Ireland to speak with RugbyReferee.net. LeBreche talks about her Olympic experience in Rio, her fulltime career away from rugby and her life on one the most elite teams of sports officials in any sport. RugbyReferee.net is pretty much the ‘go to’ site for rugby referee information. They are thorough, current, and very knowledgeable, and this is a very interesting podcast. Rose LeBreche, Rugby Referee, is 3rd Star for the week.



You can listen to the podcast right here. Rose LeBreche comes on at the 10:00 minute mark. Enjoy! 



2nd Star


Esther Staubli is a top FIFA Football Referee and has been in the middle for a number of top women’s matches around the world. This week she can add Women’s Euro 2017 Final to her list of career highlights. Netherlands beat Denmark in the final match by a score of 4-2 and Staubli and her team put in a solid performance. Esther Staubli, Football Referee, is 2nd Star this week.




1st Star


Randy Vogt is a Soccer Referee from Eastern New York. He has been the referee in more than 10,000 matches at every level, from the pros to the 6 year olds. To put this into perspective, a professional soccer referee will often run 10 miles or more in a match, and an amateur referee can do 5 miles in a big game. Even if Vogt only ran 3 miles in each of his 10,000 games, that means he ran 30,000 miles as a Soccer Referee. That is a lot of miles, and in my books, running 30,000 miles, for any reason, is worth a 1st Star selection. Randy Vogt, Soccer Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 32.



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3 Stars Archives This weekly feature began on January 22, 2016. We began writing about it in the blog in January 2017.


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