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by Edward Powers
Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 37700

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

To add to the potential conflict with the April 27th date, I sent a PM to Noah earlier today advising him that the 27th was also in the middle of the NHBB's National Bowl & Bee tournaments in the DC & Alexandria areas that wekend. I suggested a move to early May with the idea that the HFT Set they i...
by Edward Powers
Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 11887

Re: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012

Using an obvious but hopefully playfully received ploy here, might I ask where my beloved New Jersey quizbowl competitors are when it comes to registering for this annually terrific set of questions against an excellent field of non-Jersey teams? Of the programs registered so far, 5 are historically...
by Edward Powers
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 11887

Re: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012

Bumped to remind potential participants that there is still room in a field that promises to be tremendously competitive.
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 11887

Re: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012

Bumped to remind people that there is still room for teams to register and to enjoy what promises to be another great GSAC Set from Maggie Walker up here in the Northeast Region.
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Newtown HS Quiz Bowl Invitational (12/8/12 Newtown, CT)
Replies: 39
Views: 10273

Re: Newtown HS Quiz Bowl Invitational (12/8/12 Newtown, CT)

Saint Joseph's would like to register two teams and one buzzer system. We can also provide a moderator if needed.
by Edward Powers
Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CSWIFT at Wilmington Charter (11/3/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 6831

Re: CSWIFT at Wilmington Charter (11/3/12)

We would love to participate but we have already played Set IS 120 at Kellenberg's LIFT last week. Still, we wish everyone good luck and a good time.
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 11887

Re: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012

Bumped to remind people to come and enjoy what promises to be another great annual GSAC Set written by our friends at Maggie Walker.
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 22, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Missouri Fall Academic Tournament (10/20/2012)
Replies: 6
Views: 2149

Re: 2012 Missouri Fall Academic Tournament (10/20/2012)

The stats for Ladue A are exceptional---over 11 Powers per game, and a PPB of over 25? And IMSA at over 8 Powers and over 24 PPB? The 3 matches between these two teams must have been a delight to see, and they have surely set the bar quite high for the rest of the country. Congratulations to both te...
by Edward Powers
Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT XII - IS-120 - 10/20/12 - Uniondale, NY
Replies: 30
Views: 8313

Re: LIFT XII - IS-120 - 10/20/12 - Uniondale, NY

Yes it does; the top 15% qualify for the HSNCT.
by Edward Powers
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 11887

The SJHS Mirror of GSAC XX, December 15, 2012

Saint Joseph High School is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual GARDEN STATE ACADEMIC COMPETITION , a mirror of GSAC XX . The Set : The Question Set was written by the distinguished members of the Maggie Walker Governor's School of Richmond, Virginia. Set Distribution : 4/4 Lit; 4/4 Science; 4/4 His...
by Edward Powers
Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)
Replies: 14
Views: 4746

Re: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)

The Champion this year, High Tech, is also from New Jersey.
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4699

Re: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012

Thanks Coach! Looks like this region might have some work to do!
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4699

Re: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012

Thank you for your narrative, Coach Jones. Your matches sounded exciting, especially the last two. A question, however. In your reporting of your PPB, did this include bounce back bonus points, or were these bonus steals computed as a separate "BB" statistic? I ask because at the Princeton Tournamen...
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4699

Re: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012

Hopefully, the Ezell-Harding hosts will eventually post the stats for the tournament. In the meantime, perhaps some of the teams involved in the Championship playoff rounds---Northmont, Chattahoochie, DCC, Dorman, Dunbar, du Pont Manual & Pikeville---can post their own key stats if they have them, g...
by Edward Powers
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

If Scarsdale is using Set 123 A for its January tournament, it now conflicts with Ranney's February Tournament, using the same Set. Once again, given the lead time, and since both schools are willing to use an A Set, perhaps one of them could secure Set 117 A, which has not been used in this area? J...
by Edward Powers
Sat Oct 06, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)
Replies: 14
Views: 4746

Re: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)

Congratulations to High Tech A for its excellent performance today, and thanks to the Princeton Quizbowl Team for hosting today's tournament.
by Edward Powers
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seton Hall Prep Pirate Open (Sept. 29, 2012 - W. Orange, NJ)
Replies: 44
Views: 12689

Re: Seton Hall Prep Pirate Open (Sept. 29, 2012 - W. Orange, NJ)

I would like to join Willie in publicly congratulating Coach Zinsmeister on the birth of his new daughter, Elizabeth Hope Zinsmeister, and, of course, thank him profusely for taking time out of his very busy life to run another excellent Pirate Invitational. Thanks also to all the SHP students who v...
by Edward Powers
Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/13/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 14246

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/13/12)

Saint Joe's will be there with 2 teams and 1 moderator.
by Edward Powers
Sun Sep 30, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4699

Re: Ezell-Harding Academic Tournament - September 15, 2012

Given the national calibre of your field, any estimate when your stats will be posted so that all can see how the field as a whole competed against the set itself, as well as how they competed against each other in such a gifted field? Not trying to rush you; just naturally curious.
by Edward Powers
Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 11311

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Graham---a minor correction on your update---Saint Joe's has registered TWO teams. But thanks for the update.
by Edward Powers
Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)
Replies: 14
Views: 4746

Re: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)

Bumped for a field update.
by Edward Powers
Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

I just received word from Coach Peter Urban of Millburn High School that due to a variety of circumstances he will not be able to host his annual Joseph Bookstaber tournament this November 17th, so I will remove it from the date-claim schedule. Coach Urban has stated that he will try to run the JBMA...
by Edward Powers
Thu Sep 13, 2012 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT XII - IS-120 - 10/20/12 - Uniondale, NY
Replies: 30
Views: 8313

Re: LIFT XII - IS-120 - 10/20/12 - Uniondale, NY

Hello Brother Nigel,

Saint Joe's of Metuchen will be there with 2 teams, 1 buzzer and 1 moderator. I will send a formal registration within the next couple of days. Meanwhile, I hope all is well with you!
by Edward Powers
Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)
Replies: 14
Views: 4746

Re: PHSAT XX at Princeton University (10/06/12)

Dennis,

Saint Joe's of Metuchen will be there with 2 teams, 1 buzzer and 1 moderator (assuming you want moderators, which your announcement did not indicate). And if you wish a formal registration, just indicate the mailing address and I will follow your instructions.
by Edward Powers
Tue Aug 28, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Thanks Jeff.
by Edward Powers
Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Neither Princeton nor Scarsdale is to blame for the set conflict that has occurred, and hopefully this conflict has been caught in time so that a creative resolution is possible.
by Edward Powers
Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Since Princeton has secured Set 118 from NAQT, the same set being used locally by Scarsdale in January, maybe it is early enough for Scarsdale to secure a different set so as not to be in conflict with Princeton's earlier tournament? If not, it will probably dilute attendance at both tournaments, do...
by Edward Powers
Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: QuAC IV at Penn (Spring Semester)
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

Re: QuAC IV at Penn (November 10th)

Is there any reason why you scheduled QuAC on the same day as Harvard's traditional HFT date? QuAC used to be scheduled the following week. I guess you had your reasons. This is a shame, though, since I know that many teams looked forward to going to both.
by Edward Powers
Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seton Hall Prep Pirate Open (Sept. 29, 2012 - W. Orange, NJ)
Replies: 44
Views: 12689

Re: Seton Hall Prep Pirate Open (Sept. 29, 2012 - W. Orange, NJ)

Saint Joe's will bring 2 teams, 2 buzzers and 1 moderator. I will send a formal registration ASAP.
by Edward Powers
Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 11311

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (11/10/12)

Saint Joseph of Metuchen, NJ has registered 2 teams, 1 buzzer & 1 moderator with Graham for this year's HFT.
by Edward Powers
Sun Jul 22, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Any news on the conflict between Bloomfield & Livingston, each using separate NAQT IS Sets (124 & 122, respectively) on the same date, March 16, 2013?
by Edward Powers
Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey Discussion 2012-13
Replies: 28
Views: 6880

Re: New Jersey Discussion 2012-13

New Jersey will probably be wide open this year with no pre-season favorite. Seton Hall has one of the best players in the state with J.P. Gilmartin returning, and if he can get any help, SHP could be dangerous. The same is true for Ranney---Roey is a two-time All-State performer, but as Roey himsel...
by Edward Powers
Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Coach Young,

October 13 and April 6 have been claimed for Hunter College HS for your Fall & Prison Bowl Tournaments, as per your request.
by Edward Powers
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Tournament Calendar and Date Claims 2012-13
Replies: 33
Views: 9213

Re: New England Tournament Calendar and Date Claims 2012-13

Mike, The Pirate Invitational has been listed on the NY/NJ Date Claim Forum for a while, so the purpose of your request has already been accomplished on that forum. And while I CANNOT list it here on the forum where you have made this request---the New England Date Claim Forum---it seems someone els...
by Edward Powers
Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

I have removed Prison Bowl from its March 2nd claim, and since Coach Young requested this in deference to Yale's annual BHSAT, I have tentatively placed the Bulldog in Hunter's vacated March 2nd spot and I will leave it there pending word from Matt Jackson about Yale's preferred date. EDIT: Matt has...
by Edward Powers
Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Your guess is as good as mine. Hopefully something can be worked out so local teams can play both IS Sets.
by Edward Powers
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

Re: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

Coach Young,

I will post the Prison Bowl date claim for March 2nd, but wait for further instructions on your preferred date for your Fall Novice Tournament.
by Edward Powers
Sat Jun 30, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 83353

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - I'm Free! (Pre-Nats Done)

Fred,

FYI---you've accidentally ranked Mountain Lakes of NJ twice---once at # 89 and then again at # 101. I thought you'd like to know.
by Edward Powers
Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State
Replies: 112
Views: 31813

Re: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State

Oh, my mistake then. Thanks for the clarification Mike.
by Edward Powers
Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State
Replies: 112
Views: 31813

Re: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State

Just returned from Columbus, Ohio to New Jersey with both the New Jersey & New York teams sharing a large passenger Van. The kids seemed to have a great time, both in the competition itself and in sharing the Van and Hotel costs, which saved the two teams thousands of dollars and which probably enab...
by Edward Powers
Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 13680

Re: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution

Nolan, I did not see your comment until just now, and I have three comments in return. First, I appreciate your efforts to explain the thinking process you were going through as the TU was being asked and the difficulties it posed for you, as well as the reasons for your protest after your answer wa...
by Edward Powers
Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 13680

Re: PACE NSC 2012 Set Discussion

A response to several people: First, Mike Bentley, thank you for the official apology. It was both kind and gracious, and it is appreciated. Next, to Matt Weiner, thanks for providing the three specific reasons which led to your ultimate decision on the substantive issues in question. Given these 3 ...
by Edward Powers
Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 13680

Re: PACE NSC 2012 Set Discussion

The official who told us that the protest was denied was the reader from the room whose name was Marshall Steinbaum, I believe. Since the reader is officially in charge of the room, and since he had left the room to ostensibly get a determination about the protest from officals in the Control Room, ...
by Edward Powers
Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 13680

PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution

Could someone with access to the Tournament packets duplicate Toss-Up number 5 in Round 5 of the Prelims? It is the toss-up with "Hell or sending someone to Hell" in the answer line. I ask because it deals with subject matter with which I have no expertise, so I would like others who do know the sub...
by Edward Powers
Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 611295

NY/NJ Date Claims 2012-2013

NY/NJ Date Claims for 2012-2013: Tournament Announcements will be collectively posted here. Color Code: Black=Regular Tournaments in the Area; Green= Major Regional Tournaments that Might be of Interest to Local teams; Blue= Major National Tournaments ; Orange=Important Non-Competitive Information S...
by Edward Powers
Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcing The National History Bee & Bowl European Division
Replies: 6
Views: 2630

Re: Announcing The National History Bee & Bowl European Division

I realize that you just stated that Alex Frey of SJHS in NJ won the World Championship by defeating Maria Witte of Spain, 5-3. Was this 5 matches to 3 matches, or was this comparable to a State Championship match here in the US, where you start with the 10 best players from 5 Preliminary Rounds, win...
by Edward Powers
Wed May 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State
Replies: 112
Views: 31813

Re: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State

Team New Jersey is:

Grace Liu (High Tech)
Kevin Zhou (High Tech)
Roey Hadar (Ranney)
Alex Frey (St. Joe's)
Jason Hill (St. Joe's)
by Edward Powers
Sat May 19, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12
Replies: 22
Views: 7107

Re: CAT VI @ Chatham High School (NJ) - 5/19/12

Is there a Semifinal match missing in the stats? St. Joe's lost to Hunter A in one Semifinal, and High Tech was playing Hunter B in the other. The post about the finals says High Tech was playing Hunter A, so should there not be a playoff game in the playoff stats between High Tech and Hunter B? Or ...
by Edward Powers
Tue May 08, 2012 12:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Final Results/Stats
Replies: 16
Views: 4803

Re: Final Results/Stats

My JV player, Greg Burton, told me the day of the Bee that he had scored 35 points in 5 rounds. He is listed here with 25 points through 4 rounds, not 5. If Greg is correct, then he scored 10 points in his final round. But whether this is absolutely accurate, I do not know. What is clear is that he ...