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3 Stars 2017 Week 33

3 Stars 2017 Week 33

3 Stars


Week 33
August 18, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 33


  1. Howard Webb Football Referee
  2. Tom West Baseball Umpire
  3. Robert Byrd Boxing Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 33 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.


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Robert Byrd is a Boxing Referee who has just been assigned the ring for the August 26th fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. There has been a lot of hype around this fight as it is expected to be the biggest pay per view event in history and each fighter is looking to earn $100 million or more. The 74 year old Byrd will earn about $25,000 and the judges will make about $20K. For getting the prime fight assignment of the year, Robert Byrd, Boxing Referee, is 3rd Star for the week.



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Tom West is a Baseball Umpire from Australia. He takes a moment to participate in this great podcast interview. West talks about his journey to become a Major League Baseball Umpire and how his quest has taken him a half a world away from home. Tom West, Baseball Umpire, is 2nd Star this week.



1st Star


Howard Webb is probably one of the most recognizable Football Referees of all time. The former World Cup Referee gives a great podcast interview here talking about a wide variety of interesting topics including his life away from the game and his new job with the MLS. As the man in charge of implementing the VAR Technology for the league, Webb has great insight into the future of soccer in North America and the world. Howard Webb, Soccer Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 32.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 32

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.


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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! 



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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.




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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 2017 Week 31

3 Stars 2017 Week 31

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Week 31
 August 04, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 31


  1. Danny Crawford NBA Basketball Referee
  2. Joy Johnston Hockey Referee
  3. Garrett Rank NHL Hockey Referee

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 31 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.


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Garrett Rank is an NHL Hockey Referee who also happens to be a pretty good golfer. At the 2017 RBC Canadian Open, the same place that Arnold Palmer won his first professional tournament, the 7th hole had a hockey theme. They called it The Rink, and Rank certainly looked at home. He shot par on the hole for both of his rounds. Here is a great shot of him rocking the referee jersey and draining the putt. Garrett Rank, Hockey Referee, is 3rd Star this week.



2nd Star


Joy Johnston was the Referee in the 2014 Olympic gold medal hockey game between Canada and the USA. Now she is the Referee In Chief of Ice Hockey UK. As the IHUK moves toward a very promising future, it has made great efforts to improve their officiating environment and culture. Having Johnston, one of the top referees in the world, leading the way, and introducing their new training platform can only be a sign of even better things to come. Joy Johnston, Hockey Referee, is 2nd Star.



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Danny Crawford is an NBA Basketball Referee. Imagine, if you will, please, what it would be like to officiate the NBA Finals. The intensity and the excitement. For almost any basketball referee on the planet, this would be the ultimate dream come true. A memory to cherish for all time. Can you also imagine achieving this dream 23 times? In a row? Basketball is losing a legend as Danny Crawford has announced his retirement, and officials everywhere are wishing him their congratulations and accolades. The announcement made by his home team, the NBRA, was the one chosen to share the announcement with the followers of Officials101. Danny Crawford, Basketball Referee, is the 1st Star for Week 31.



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3 Stars 2017 Week 30

3 Stars 2017 Week 30

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Week 30
July 28, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 30

 


  1. John Wright FieldHockey Umpire
  2. Roel van Eert FieldHockey Umpire
  3. George Sosnak Baseball Umpire

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 30 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.


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George Sosnak was a Baseball Umpire. He lived from 1922 to 1992 and has left an amazing legacy of Folk Art that is unlike anything else ever seen. In a fashion similar to baseball cards, Sosnak would draw pictures of players and their stats on baseballs. It is estimated that he drew on somewhere between 800 and 3000 baseballs and that many of his creations will never see the marketplace as they are proudly displayed in family collections of the players depicted. For sharing this amazing talent and the history of the game, George Sosnak, Baseball Umpire, is 3rd Star for the week.



2nd Star


Roel van Eert is one of 2 retiring FieldHockey Umpires posted by 101 this week. After a 14 year international career that included 84 matches, van Eert worked his final game with Fanneke Alkemade who is one of the top female umpires in world today. Watch the FIH video as Roel shares some of his favourite highlights at World Cups and Olympic Games. Roel van Eert, FieldHockey Umpire, is the 2nd Star this week.




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John Wright is the other retiring FieldHockey Umpire for the week. After a 22 year career and over 200 matches, Wright has reached legendary status amongst his fellow umpires. The 5 Olympic Games and 4 World Cups he appeared in may have something to do with that. Wright was in the middle for the 2016 Olympic Gold Medal game in Rio de Janeiro, his second gold appearance. A true leader in the sport of fieldhockey, he will surely be missed by many. John Wright, FieldHockey Umpire, is the 1st Star for Week 30.





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3 Stars 2017 Week 29

3 Stars 2017 Week 29

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Week 29
July 21, 2017


3 Stars 2017 Week 29


  1. Dan Bellino MLB Baseball Umpire
  2. Jono Bredin Rugby Referee
  3. Michelle Joubert FieldHockey Umpire

These are the 3 Stars selected for Week 29 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.


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Michelle Joubert is an international Fieldhockey Umpire extraordinaire. After a long history at the pinnacle of her profession, Joubert took charge of the 2016 Women’s Olympic Gold Medal match in Rio de Janeiro. Her passion for the sport and knowledge of the game are legendary and it is great to see her hanging out with the future stars and inspiring new dreams. We have a page dedicated to Michelle Joubert here at 101 so you can read up on her later if you like. For sharing her love of the game with those ho count the most, Michelle Joubert is 3rd Star for the week.



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Jono Bredin, Rugby Referee that was also once one of the top international Netball Umpires in the world. It created a bit of a stir a couple of years ago, when Bredin announced he was retiring from Netball to focus his attentions on becoming a Rugby Referee. As you can see in this post, things are progressing nicely. For leading the way and showing sports officials that their skills are transferable, and for having the drive and determination to prove it, Jono Bredin, Rugby Referee, Netball Umpire, is 2nd Star.



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Dan Bellino is an MLB Baseball Umpire. Or is he? A lot of speculation about his true identity after this post was made. Whether it is Bat signals in the sky or Umpire signals on the field, every once in a while a post comes along that is just fun. When that happens, we let you know. For giving me the smile of the week, Batman, er, uh, Dan Bellino, MLB Baseball Umpire, gets the 1st Star.



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