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New York Interscholastic Athletic Association
also called "Interscholastic League

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  1. " pioneered the formation of high school leagues, when it was formed in the spring of 1879 to conduct a track and field meet

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  2. The league was exclusively composed of private day school institutions in the New York metropolitan area

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  3. Notable members of the league included Berkeley, Cutler, Barnard, Columbia Grammar School, Trinity, and Dwight

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  4. In 1892, during the winter, Berkeley School conducted the first open indoor track meet for league members, and in the spring the league introduced baseball as a league competition

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  5. In the fall the league introduced a league championship schedule for football (although some members of the league had played football since at least the fall of 1884)

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