Wis. high school students can't chant 'air ball,' 'fundamentals,' at basketball games

- The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) has reportedly barred certain chants at high school basketball games, according to Sports Illustrated.

An email sent to students in December said the WIAA banned "chants by student sections directed at opponents and/or opponents' supporters that are clearly intended to disrespect."

Sports Illustrated listed the following chants, which were reportedly included as examples of things students can’t say:

"Fundamentals"
"Sieve"
"We can't hear you"
"Air ball"
"You can't do that"
"There's a net there"
"Scoreboard"
"Season's over"

The ban itself is not new, but social media uproar ensued after April Gehl, a student at Hilbert High School, was apparently suspended for five basketball games after she posted some critical tweets about the WIAA in early January.

h/t Sports Illustrated


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