Not everybody will be on board with this, but with so many routs, so many teams loading up with annual transfers, staying on top of the state in their sports, the Arizona Interscholastic Association should at least explore the possibility of adding an Open Division.
At least look at it for football and boys and girls basketball, where it’s gotten so predictable every year who is going to win before the first practice.
A few years ago, the AIA became cutting edge when it had a criteria to group teams into conferences. That included the teams’ success rate and free- and reduced-lunch population.
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