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Week 11
  March 17, 2017

3 Stars 2017 Week 11

  1. John Higgins Basketball Referee
  2. Perry Barber Baseball Umpire
  3. Jennifer Huggins Boxing Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for this week. Maybe you agree and maybe you don’t, but read on below to find out why they were chosen. Stay tuned next week to find out who are the most notable referees, umpires and sports officials in the world today.

3rd Star

One of the many hats that Jennifer Huggins wears is that of boxing referee. Not only is she one of the top boxing referees in Canada, Huggins is a highly respected coach, entrepreneur and fundraiser for cancer research. This week she shared a bit of her personal story and some of her thoughts on coaching. For sharing her passion and wisdom, Jennifer Huggins is 3rd Star in Week 11. 

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2nd Star

Perry Barber is one of the top female baseball umpires in the world. This week Barber was out there making history again and forging another path for female umpires of the future. For leading the way and fighting the fight for over 30 years, Perry Barber is 2nd Star for the week.

1st Star

John Higgins is one of the top basketball referees in the world. When Higgins is calling NCAA games the Officials101 search feeds come alive in ways reserved for the biggest games. March Madness is the biggest and most important time of the season for college basketball in the United States. Careers are made and broken during this tournament and Higgins is often chosen to cover the critical games and it is great to see articles like this one that recognize his skill. John Higgins gets 1st Star of the week. 


3 Stars 2017 Top Referees and Umpires in the world today:

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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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