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by Matthew D
Mon Nov 08, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Disturbing Decline of Working Buzzers
Replies: 28
Views: 6251

Re: The Disturbing Decline of Working Buzzers

we had the same problem at Alabama and had to play in the room 3 times. I guess that is one reason why I learned how to repair my team's judge. I do have one not working paddle on a 10 person set but when I manage to find some time, I am going to hunt down the broken wire in it and fix that one also...
by Matthew D
Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South at Alabama (11/6/2010)
Replies: 27
Views: 7010

Re: ACF Fall South at Alabama (11/6/2010)

Thank you AJ and Owen and all of the crew from Alabama for putting this tournament. I thought it went pretty well.
Also wondering about the final standings as posted
by Matthew D
Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Difficulty of "regular" high school quiz bowl
Replies: 31
Views: 4608

Re: Difficulty of "regular" high school quiz bowl

I can agree with Joe that seems to be a problem with the system. I don't feel that you have to have a large amount of AP classes to expect a high order of teaching and learning to go in both inside and outside the classroom which translates into a better prepared player IMO. I can understand the stu...
by Matthew D
Sun Oct 03, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Home school
Replies: 3
Views: 617

Re: Home school

Convent Christian Academy from Huntsville AL is a home school group based at a local church. They do pretty well and went to HSNCT in 2009.

edit to replace misinformation
by Matthew D
Fri Sep 24, 2010 8:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South at Alabama (11/6/2010)
Replies: 27
Views: 7010

Re: ACF Fall South at Alabama (11/6/2010)

DAR should be there with 2 teams and 3 sets of buzzers plus one laptop
by Matthew D
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010
Replies: 74
Views: 15773

Re: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010

I hate to do this but due to a sudden and unavoidable commitment, DAR will not be able to attend after all.
Sorry, we were looking forward to this
by Matthew D
Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

AJ I didn't get my set of questions either.. .do you have some way I can pick up a set?
by Matthew D
Sun Sep 19, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

AJ and the whole crew thank you for a very well run tournament. We had a great time
by Matthew D
Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Attracting Teams to a Tournament
Replies: 3
Views: 699

Re: Attracting Teams to a Tournament

Emails and letters to the respective schools works but I am not sure how well unless you actually have the email for the coach of the school you are emailing or writing.
Word of mouth starts to grow things after your 1st few tournaments.
by Matthew D
Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

I'll have at least 2 players for that scrub team if everyone shows like they are supposed to AJ
by Matthew D
Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 12/4/10 - Columbia High School Tournament (Huntsville, AL)
Replies: 24
Views: 8263

Re: 12/4/10 - Columbia High School Tournament (Huntsville, AL)

Lee, please put me down for at least 2 teams but more than likely 3 teams (2 varsity and 1 JV)
by Matthew D
Sun Sep 12, 2010 1:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Southeastern Quizbowl Newsletter
Replies: 20
Views: 2949

Re: Southeastern Quizbowl Newsletter

Hey Eric please add me to the list
matthewd44 at hotmail dot com
by Matthew D
Sat Sep 11, 2010 10:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

Lee,
I don't think there is an actual street address for those buildings. I would suggest you look up the two building names or better yet go
here
http://tour.ua.edu/tourstops/bidgood.html
by Matthew D
Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

AJ put me up to 3 2 varsity and 1 JV
by Matthew D
Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2010-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 8642

Re: Alabama 2010-2011

Josh and Lee, i appreciate the nod on things this year. I do feel right now that I have one of the best squads I have ever had the privilege to coach. With that said, we do still have some weak spots that I am attempting to fix and I am hoping that I can get my other two players that aren't Joey and...
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 29, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Results as promised.
I also have running water, dishwasher, and ice machine in the kitchen now

http://darhslab.bravehost.com/dar-fall- ... dings.html
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 29, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

More than likely some time this evening, I am working on plumbing the kitchen sink this afternoon and installing dishwasher. I have to get those finished to keep my beautiful wife happen and so I don't starve. Not that it would effect me for a little bit
Matt
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 29, 2010 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

LOL.. I have a feeling, just from comments you have made concerning the over regulation in Missouri
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Well I would be willing to host as many as we can Andrew, so start planning for next year..
Charlie that is one of the cool things about living in the underdeveloped quizbowl south... less regulation on things
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Thank you for bringing your team.
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Quick results post and more stats to follow. 1st Ezell-Harding A 2nd St. Andrew's 3rd Chattahoochee 4th DAR A HUGE Thanks to everyone that came and helped out. Also thanks to all of the teams, coaches, and parents that came. Sorry it went so long and I hope that the delays will not happen in February
by Matthew D
Wed Aug 25, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010
Replies: 74
Views: 15773

Re: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010

Put us down for a second set of buzzers and maybe a 3rd if the new ones come in soon
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010
Replies: 74
Views: 15773

Re: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010 (tentatively)

Not a problem and I totally understand about the packing and moving
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 22, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010
Replies: 74
Views: 15773

Re: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010 (tentatively)

Wondering if we had anymore information to share about this tournament
by Matthew D
Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Update on the field and we still have room if you are thinking about this let me know as soon as you can please
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11
Replies: 59
Views: 9564

Re: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11

I am also pretty sure that Cord is going to Alabama but I will ask him and find out
by Matthew D
Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Field update and it looks like we will have a JV division!!
by Matthew D
Wed Aug 11, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

all depends on how many JV teams we have.. right now it looks like it will be a go for JV awards
by Matthew D
Wed Aug 11, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

latest update are posted above. Still have plenty of room for teams!!
by Matthew D
Wed Aug 04, 2010 12:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 13311

Re: Me - Lee Henry

No, Charlie it more than likely was not necessary but it was a bit of fun.
by Matthew D
Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Field Update as of 11 August

Hoover (3)
Lincoln County TN (2)
DAR (2)
Chattahoochee (1)
Owensboro KY (1)
Columbia (3)
CCA (2)
MLK (1?)
Russellville HS (2)
Calhoun HS (3)
St Andrew's Academy (2)
Ezell Harding (2)
Hume-Fogg (1)
PJP II Catholic HS (1)
Randolph HS (1)
by Matthew D
Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 13311

Re: Me - Lee Henry

Ok.. figured I would end up being far off the mark
by Matthew D
Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 13311

Re: Me - Lee Henry

Personally I was thinking Pisgah High School in Dekalb County but Athens High would be a closer drive for him and a larger school
by Matthew D
Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 13311

Re: Me - Lee Henry

In the state of Alabama there are 13 teams with the mascot of an Eagle. 3 being located close to Lee's current home :smile:
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 01, 2010 8:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010
Replies: 74
Views: 15773

Re: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/30/2010

23rd is good for us
by Matthew D
Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/23/2010
Replies: 74
Views: 15773

Re: EFT Mirror at Georgia Tech 10/30/2010

I was planning on bringing one high school team if it had been on Oct 2nd but now that it has changed to Oct 30th, we can't attend Hoover has their tournament on that date. What about the middle of the month?
by Matthew D
Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

we might but I will find a few things for the readers and other help, don't I always try to take care of you guys?
by Matthew D
Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

update on the tournament, it looks like we will be using IS-96 for this tournament
by Matthew D
Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10

AJ, any idea on who is coming yet?
by Matthew D
Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

I honestly don't have a clue yet on which IS set it would but I attempt to find out in the next few days
by Matthew D
Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 5018

Re: 8/28/2010 DAR High School Back to School Tournament

Well it is about 5 weeks till the tournament and I have decided to attempt to do as much of this paperless as possible so here is the link to the registration form http://tinyurl.com/27j4ytk If any teams from TN, GA, FL, or MS are considering coming please let me know and I will attempt to find you ...
by Matthew D
Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 13311

Re: Me - Lee Henry

Hang in there my friend.. hiring season is just about to start opening and you might even get called after school starts..
by Matthew D
Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 6th Annual HIT (Hoover Invitational Tournament) 10/30/2010
Replies: 23
Views: 11200

Re: 6th Annual HIT (Hoover Invitational Tournament) 10/30/2010

Josh I should have 2 varsity teams and maybe a JV team
by Matthew D
Tue Jun 15, 2010 10:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: 2010 William Rufus King Tournament - 9/18/10

I have noticed that I do that myself
by Matthew D
Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: 2010 William Rufus King Tournament - 9/18/10

that is true... I was just pointing out something that you guys might not be aware of...
by Matthew D
Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Tournament at Alabama - 9/18/10
Replies: 53
Views: 7953

Re: 2010 William Rufus King Tournament - 9/18/10

This is the same date as Ezell-Harding's tournament...