TAPPS To Allow Religious Observance Flexibility The organization in charge of private and parochial school athletics is allowing greater scheduling flexibility after a controversy surrounding a playoff date on the Jewish Sabbath.
Rabbi Not Discouraged By TAPPS Playoff ControversyAlthough the basketball playoffs for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial schools is long over, the controversy over the rescheduling of the games to accommodate an orthodox Jewish school still remains.
Court Order Puts Texas Jewish School Back In SemisAn Orthodox Jewish school in Texas has been reinstated to its state basketball tournament after a judge ordered organizers to reschedule the team's game so it doesn't conflict with the Sabbath.
Jewish School Denied State Playoff Switch AgainA state association has again nixed a request by a Jewish school to move the scheduled boys basketball playoff game so it wouldn't violate its Sabbath.
Sabbath Could End Jewish School's Playoff RunThe Beren Academy advanced to the semifinals in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools' 2A tournament with a 23-5 record and was scheduled to play Dallas Covenant at 9 p.m. on Friday.