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by penforprez
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle 3 @ Del. Valley HS, Milford PA (10/14/17)
Replies: 6
Views: 3572

Re: Tri-State Tussle 3 @ Del. Valley HS, Milford PA (10/14/1

Results: Lehigh Valley defeated Delaware Valley A 530 to 190 in the first game of an advantaged final to win Tri-State Tussle III at Delaware Valley on Saturday. Alex Schmidt went 8-7-0 in the final. Ithaca A and Downingtown STEM A finished 3rd and 4th respectively, with those four earning HSNCT bid...
by penforprez
Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-15)
Replies: 6
Views: 3817

Re: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-

Final: Manheim Township A wins the first game of an advantaged final 370-260 over Great Valley A to win Tri-State Tussle II: The Sequel. Camp Hill finished 8-2 and won third outright. Delaware Valley finished 7-3 to take fourth. Having some difficulty getting stats uploaded. Please be patient on tha...
by penforprez
Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-15)
Replies: 6
Views: 3817

Re: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-

The championship bracket at Tri-State Tussle II at DV:

1. Manheim Township A -- 5-0 -- 508.0 PPG
2. Great Valley A -- 5-0 -- 463.0
3. Camp Hill -- 5-0 -- 405.0
4. Lakeland A -- 4-1 -- 369.0
5. Delaware Valley A -- 330.0
6. Wallenpaupack A -- 4-1 -- 289.0

Full prelim results posted momentarily.
by penforprez
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-15)
Replies: 6
Views: 3817

Re: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-

We still have plenty of room for some good teams for October 15. If you want to come, please shoot me an email: penforprez@gmail.com.
by penforprez
Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-15)
Replies: 6
Views: 3817

Re: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-

Obligatory field update (as of Oct. 11)

Delaware Valley (PA) 4 teams
Berwick (PA) 1 team
Wallenpaupack (PA) 3 teams
Manheim Township (PA) 2 teams
Camp Hill (PA) 1 team
Lakeland (PA) 2 teams
Moravian Academy (PA) 2 teams
Great Valley (PA) 3 teams

Hope to see many more of you at DV in October!
by penforprez
Fri Jun 03, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-15)
Replies: 6
Views: 3817

Tri-State Tussle II at Delaware Valley (Milford, PA, 10-15)

Kevin DeVizia and I are happy to announce the second-annual Tri-State Tussle (Tri-State Tussle II: The Sequel) on October 15, 2016 at Delaware Valley High School, in Milford, PA, which is just off Interstate 84 at the Delaware River (Exit 53 in PA). We had a very good show last year, we had a lot of...
by penforprez
Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

Ndg wrote:It looks like you mistakenly uploaded _games.html as the team detail page for the playoff stats.
Oops! Thanks for the heads up! Fixed. :)
by penforprez
Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

Sorry for the delay on stats. Life (and severe exhaustion) kind of caught up with me after Saturday. Stats are now posted.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
by penforprez
Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

Some quick results from Delaware Valley. 16-team field with two championship brackets; the winner of each bracket went to a one-game final and the two second-place teams went to a third-place game for the last HSNCT slot. The fInal was a classic Saturday afternoon quizbowl barnburner: Ithaca A 365, ...
by penforprez
Sun Aug 23, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

In other news, our tournament has been certified as a PACE platinum qualifier, so 25% of the field will qualify for PACE NSC in Chicago in June of 2016. As a reminder, since we are using an NAQT set (specifically IS-148), the top 15% of the field inclusive does qualify for NAQT's HSNCT in Dallas in ...
by penforprez
Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

Obligatory field update (as of October 14):

Darien (CT): 3 teams
Manheim Township (PA): 2 teams
Wallenpaupack (PA): 1 team
Lakeland (PA): 2 teams
Ithaca (NY): 3 teams
Delaware Valley (PA): 2 teams
Moravian Academy (PA): 1 team
Northmont (OH): 1 team
Wyoming Area A (PA): 1 team
by penforprez
Fri Jul 17, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

I have also emailed Wilmington Charter to make sure they're OK with everything. One of my fundamental quizbowl rules is full honesty and disclosure, and I definitely want to make sure everyone is on board.
by penforprez
Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Re: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 1

In our defense, we were not aware of the confirmed dates of the other tournaments. My sources had not indicated that, and I apologize for any confusion. Much of our promotion was going to be internal to teams in the area and upstate NY, and we certainly have no intention of running a massive tournam...
by penforprez
Wed Jul 15, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17
Replies: 22
Views: 7943

Tri-State Tussle at Delaware Valley HS (Matamoras, PA) 10/17

I am hosting the inaugural Tri-State Tussle with DV coach Kevin DeVizia on October 17, 2015 at Delaware Valley High School along with DV coach, which is just off Interstate 84 at the Delaware River (Exit 53 in PA). This location is close to much of upstate New York, New York City, Long Island, and N...
by penforprez
Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What's the matter with Kansas?
Replies: 65
Views: 35273

Re: What's the matter with Kansas?

Mr. Reinstein is absolutely right. Any significant change in Kansas is going to have to come from inside, like we had to do in Missouri. Outside pushing would only be counterproductive, for the most part; in Missouri, a lot of people derisively refer to tossup/bonus as "college format." It takes tim...
by penforprez
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Coaches and the NAC
Replies: 14
Views: 2494

Re: NAC 2011

Regarding Copley's coach, I haven't always agreed, but she's done more to bring a quizbowl foundation to over 600 Ohio schools than anyone else in the state. Agree with her, or not, about attending NAC; Copley's a good program, with a great coach, with excellent and motivated students. Granted, I'm...
by penforprez
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

DCC A and B are now both confirmed. Six of the top 31 teams in the country are now confirmed or interested. This is going to be a really good show--you won't want to miss it! A pity because it runs into our prom weekend. As such, I believe three-quarters of our top four as well as our coach/transpo...
by penforprez
Mon Apr 16, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

DCC A and B are now both confirmed. Six of the top 31 teams in the country are now confirmed or interested. This is going to be a really good show--you won't want to miss it!
by penforprez
Fri Apr 13, 2012 10:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

Interest is expressed by me. Me [us] too. EDIT: Upon seeing these in the OP - it's likely we'll bring two teams, if that improves your grimoire of information by any minuscule amount. Sounds good. Do you guys know about when you could confirm? I'm down to four spots for now. OT: I was down your way...
by penforprez
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

Interest is expressed by me. Me [us] too. EDIT: Upon seeing these in the OP - it's likely we'll bring two teams, if that improves your grimoire of information by any minuscule amount. Sounds good. Do you guys know about when you could confirm? I'm down to four spots for now. OT: I was down your way...
by penforprez
Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

Due to conflicts, the set for Waylon Jennings has been changed to the RAVE housewrite from the good kids at Rockford Auburn. For those of you signed up, I owe you an email, and I'll try to get that out this evening. :smile:
by penforprez
Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Central Ohio Tossup Tournament April 21
Replies: 5
Views: 1587

Re: Central Ohio Tossup Tournament April 21

Ms. Sage, As an Ohio quizbowl professional, first of all, let me commend you on making the commitment to hosting a tournament. The Columbus area definitely needs more tournaments, and running a tournament is not a decision to be taken lightly. I just want to echo the concerns that Tom Moore has rais...
by penforprez
Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

I just posted a much-needed field update; being a grad student, I have to do some of that pesky homework on occasion! I've had four teams sign up in the last 24 hours, and the field is now filling fast. If you want in, please let me know. If you have any questions, I'll be glad to help. :smile:
by penforprez
Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

SoLegit12 wrote:Interest is expressed by me.
Excellent! If there's anything I can do, just let me know. I'd love to have you guys up here! :grin:
by penforprez
Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Re: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

Field (as of 4/17) (12 of 16)

Northmont
DCC A (MI)
DCC B (MI)
Olmsted Falls A
Warren G. Harding
Solon
Fisher Catholic (tentative)
Copley A
Copley B
Dunbar A (KY)
Dunbar B (KY)
Beachwood

Culver (IN) (expressed interest)
duPont Manual (KY) (expressed interest)
by penforprez
Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)
Replies: 23
Views: 7424

Waylon Jennings Memorial @ Ohio State (5/12/12)

Greetings everyone, I would like to cordially invite all of you to the Waylon Jennings Memorial Tournament, to be run by me, Paul Nelson, at Ohio State on May 12. This tournament will serve as a pre-nationals tuneup for teams from Ohio and other states. DCC A and Culver have expressed interest, and ...
by penforprez
Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 2011-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 5524

Re: Ohio 2011-2012

I don't know about anyone else, but this year seems to be going as many thought it would. If Hawken and Beachwood get into traveling more, they could perhaps break open the field a little bit. But they never do, and I doubt they ever will, especially Hawken. Still, sometimes you have to keep trying...
by penforprez
Wed Sep 07, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 2011-2012
Replies: 30
Views: 5524

Re: Ohio 2011-2012

Top 5 predictions 1.) Olmsted Falls (a very strong B team with probably the best science player in the state perhaps?Returning Sohan and Marty, plus a strong core of underclassmen, they will be very good.) 2.) Warren G. Harding (Returning I think their whole A team who made the playoffs this past y...
by penforprez
Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

Corrected stats have been uploaded and reported to NAQT.
by penforprez
Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl
Replies: 20
Views: 3509

Re: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl

I've been promoting NAQT questions in Missouri high school play since 2005, and it's a hard sell at times. A lot of coaches are more conservative and don't trust a newer format "because that's not how the state tournament does it." The argument I make against that is that the Missouri state tourname...
by penforprez
Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

Also, what I haven't said so far is thanks for getting us through the full-size double round robin in textbook manner. 14 rounds plus lunch and out the door by 5:45 (wasn't it?), even with one team (I'm not mentioning any names) arriving unnecessarily late, is a great job. Thank you! :smile: I real...
by penforprez
Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

Truman State A did not finish two games clear of the Division II field, yet no advantage final was played in DII -- Truman A was declared the winner and all teams went home after Round 14. In :chip: 's word, why? Is there not an actual NAQT rule that would mandate a final be held? I can't find one ...
by penforprez
Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

As already noted, we did have our Sectional in Springfield today. A total of 14 teams (seven in each division) braved some slightly rough elements on Friday (most of Missouri had light to moderate snow at times on Friday) to participate in the Region 11 Sectional at Missouri State. A double round-ro...
by penforprez
Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

I just emailed a weather update to teams, which I will post most of here. We have rain in St. Louis currently, there's light snow in Kansas City and it's cloudy in Springfield. Snow and a mix of snow and rain is currently falling along the MO/KS/OK border and east almost to Springfield. Light to mod...
by penforprez
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

I've been meaning to update this thread for the last couple of days, and I apologize that I have not. I have sent emails to teams throughout this week with tournament developments. We currently have seven teams in both divisions, so the plan is to do a double round robin in each division. If any tea...
by penforprez
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

Two things: We're bringing three D-1 teams (two UG). Good deal. :smile: Also, are there weather plans? I'm watching the situation closely and I've been updating teams daily as to the weather status. The weather is not going to be great, but it looks like we'll be OK to have the tournament Saturday....
by penforprez
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

johnboy81918 wrote:WUSTL's probably bringing 2 D-1, 1 D-2

We will let you know for sure this weekend.
Thanks! :smile:
by penforprez
Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Qbhistory: High school classes & where are they now (<1998)
Replies: 42
Views: 47677

Re: 1996

The part of this I can confirm is that the #1 seed, James Island, was eliminated by a really low seed, from East High School somewhere in Pennsylvania, I believe. It was, by all reports, a Chip hose on a questionable ruling. Yep, East was #20, the last seed in the playoffs. They made it to the quar...
by penforprez
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Qbhistory: High school classes & where are they now (<1998)
Replies: 42
Views: 47677

Re: Qbhistory: High school classes & where are they now (<1998)

Jeff, I was a coach here at Saint Joe's during the 1992-2000 stretch of the NAC Championships and although my memory is sometimes cloudy for much of what transpired in those "ancient years"--your earlier post did jog many of the cobwebs-- I believe I witnessed your team---Manheim Township, correct?...
by penforprez
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

Field update (as of 2-2):

Division 1

Truman State (UG)
WUSTL (3 teams, two UG)
Missouri (UG)
Oklahoma State (UG)
Oklahoma

Division 2

Harding
Truman State (3 teams)
WUSTL
Missouri S&T
Mineral Area CC

This roster will be updated as teams sign up.
by penforprez
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Re: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

We would like to formally announce that we have reached an agreement for a special hotel rate with the Quality Inn South in Springfield at Highway 65 and Battlefield, which is in the southeastern corner of Springfield. The hotel is about 10 to 15-ish minutes from the Missouri State campus; unfortuna...
by penforprez
Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)
Replies: 22
Views: 5177

Announcement: Region 11 NAQT SCT at Missouri State (2/6/10)

We would like to formally announce the Region 11 SCT to be held at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri on Saturday, February 6, 2010. Paul Nelson will be the SCT director in cooperation with Missouri State and Missouri S&T. We strongly encourage all teams in Region 11 (Missouri, Oklah...
by penforprez
Mon Nov 23, 2009 1:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central HS Results
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Re: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central HS Results

Final results from yesterday are now posted on the web. You can find them here: Prelim results: http://results.scobo.net/paulnelson/sostl_prelims Overall stats, including the finals: http://results.scobo.net/paulnelson/sostl A couple of things to note: Individual prizes were awarded based on standin...
by penforprez
Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central HS Results
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central HS Results

Hello everyone. I held a 16-team tournament at Parkway Central high school in suburban St. Louis yesterday (Chesterfield, Missouri, to be precise), which was run with official untimed NAQT rules on NAQT IS-89A. The teams were divided into two brackets of eight with a round robin in each. After lunch...
by penforprez
Sat Apr 11, 2009 12:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Brock Landers Memorial Open @ The University of Missouri
Replies: 18
Views: 2915

Re: The Brock Landers Memorial Open @ The University of Missouri

Is the tournament still on? Has anybody heard?
by penforprez
Mon Apr 03, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 279461

Illinois rules limit teams to 18 competition dates per year, though the IHSA Tournament does not count towards those dates. Teams are only permitted to play in one tournament after the IHSA State Finals in March. I wondered if that was a situation. Missouri teams are limited to 14 before MSHSAA Dis...
by penforprez
Mon Apr 03, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 279461

My team and I love NAQT questions, and would have enjoyed going to the tournament. However, our schedule was just too crowded, which, in my opinion, is becoming a bit of a problem in Illinois scholastic bowl. Out of curiosity, do Illinois rules limit the number of competitions team can attend per y...
by penforprez
Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: St. Louis area high school discussion thread
Replies: 19
Views: 10096

Just for anyone who is interested: Here are the results from the high school tournament last Saturday at Missouri-Rolla, which had 28 teams from all parts of the state. Large school division: 1. N. Kansas City (The final was 445 to 260, I think. I should know--I read that round!) 2. Helias (Jefferso...