The association that oversees high school sports in Wisconsin is suing the Wisconsin Newspaper Association and one of its papers, the Post-Crescent of Appleton, Wis., in a dispute about who has the right to broadcast high school sports contests online.

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) filed its lawsuit in a district court in December. News of the lawsuit first emerged last week when the Post-Crescent, which is owned by Gannett Co., wrote about the case.

The complaint contends the Post-Crescent produced a live webcast of a high school football playoff game in Stevens Point Nov. 8 without the WIAA's permission.

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