INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City native Blake Ress announced Friday that he will retire as IHSAA commissioner Feb. 1, 2011.
Ress, 68, began his tenure as the IHSAA’s seventh commissioner July 1, 2000, succeeding Bob Gardner.
“I am genuinely appreciative for having had the opportunity to serve in this capacity for the past 10 years,” said Ress. “I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will treasure the memories.”
Ress’ relationship with the IHSAA spans most of his adult life.