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by Bonito
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 at Northern Illinois University (11/5/11)
Replies: 37
Views: 27589

Re: ACF Fall 2011 at Northern Illinois University (11/5/11)

Man, now ACFFall is within 5 hours.
by Bonito
Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 Midwest Championship May 14, 2011 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 69
Views: 16235

Re: 2011 Midwest Championship May 14, 2011 at Culver (IN)

If needed, I can probably come and staff this. Or, Lisle might be able to field a team.
by Bonito
Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60146

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Not to detract from this thread, but Macomb is pretty good at things.
by Bonito
Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 2 @ Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL: 4/23/11
Replies: 28
Views: 7820

Re: ATROPHY 2 @ Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL: 4/23/11

Lisle is somewhat interested. We have a track meet which conflicts. Perhaps we'll just go to the singles tournament.
by Bonito
Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl mirror @ Northwestern (4/16/11)
Replies: 26
Views: 8462

Re: Prison Bowl mirror @ Northwestern (5/7/11)

Lisle is interested. :bees:
by Bonito
Sat Jan 15, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TRIUMVIR at Metea Valley (1-15-2011)
Replies: 26
Views: 5942

Re: TRIUMVIR at Metea Valley (1-15-2010)

This tournament didn't suck.
by Bonito
Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60146

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

I'm fairly certain that Champaign won't be hosting anything like QUALM-FREE last year unless its absolutely needed. You could roll with that? For me, one of the best aspects of QUALMFREE was that it was not only composed of teams going to nationals (only 4/11 did go to nats), so I think it was not ...
by Bonito
Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60146

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Hey hsquizbowl what's shakin eagle scout projects are useful sometimes, but require thinking in advance. Any quizbowl-related ideas? Perhaps write a side event, or like, a quizbowl funding sort for something like SCOP? Or a book-dispersing thing maybe? Or other ideas? there isn't much opportunity an...
by Bonito
Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TRIUMVIR at Metea Valley (1-15-2011)
Replies: 26
Views: 5942

Re: TRIUMVIR at Metea Valley (1-15-2010)

It's really exciting to see Metea Valley host a first tournament. I don't know what relation the IMSA team and Dr. Prince will have with this mirror, but as someone who recently hosted a first tournament, I'd like to stress the importance of asking for help and starting things as early as possible. ...
by Bonito
Sun Dec 05, 2010 3:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Mirror at Auburn (12/11/10)
Replies: 62
Views: 11699

Re: Harvard Fall Mirror at Auburn (12/11/10)

Coach G wrote:...minor field update: I am giving Auburn B's spot to Lisle. And, we have two more teams on the wait list: Rockford Guilford, and Byron.
That's a very courteous gesture. Thanks.
by Bonito
Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

On the surface, Rounds 1-5 went pretty amazing. From a statistical/scheduling standpoint, this was a disaster. GHOST was originally intended to be small - about 16 teams, and as more and more teams registered, and other SCOP sites folded, I didn't alter the format to reflect the increase in field si...
by Bonito
Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

Stevenson A beat IMSA A for First.
Metea Valley A beat Chicago Christian A for Third.

The morning rounds of this tournament went very smoothly. However, we had a stats MEGA-delay after lunch. I'll post more later.
by Bonito
Mon Oct 25, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60146

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

1. Lisle Latin, Macomb, and PORTA will be in the next top several. Dwight was also pretty decent last year, but have an unfortunate placement in the Latin/Lisle sectional. They beat Lisle at our conference meet, albeit on subpar questions. But in IHSA state series, luck is more worthwhile than prac...
by Bonito
Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

In case stuff happens, I uploaded a copy of the confirmation letter for ease of use.
by Bonito
Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UIUC ABT Earlybird (10/23/2010)
Replies: 48
Views: 18285

Re: UIUC ABT Earlybird (10/23/2010)

69 powers, good stuff Kevin Malis.
by Bonito
Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)
Replies: 45
Views: 8536

Re: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)

Lisle will indeed have 1 team, and can bring a buzzer if you need it.
by Bonito
Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

Lisle has room for only two teams from the waiting list, IMSA C and Oswego East C.

With the addition of third teams from IMSA and Oswego East, the field comes to a close. We'll be emailing confirmation letters to schools soon.
by Bonito
Thu Oct 21, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

With the addition of Crete-Monee, there are one and a half days for another school to enter before I give the spots to third teams from IMSA and Oswego East.

Tournament format with 32 teams lends itself to swiss pairings via the card system.
by Bonito
Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Illinois TERP mirror?
Replies: 38
Views: 3574

Re: Illinois TERP mirror?

I'd potentially like to read for this. And while I don't plan on advertising this towards the novice high school teams, I will inform moderators of this opportunity. Lisle may have scattered veterans interested in playing, I'll let you know. At slowest, Lisle SCOP shouldn't run past 3:45. Clean-up a...
by Bonito
Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

We can safely raise the field cap to 32! This means that Carmel Catholic can definitely register two teams. Coaches will be notified of whether they can field a third team on October 23rd, a week in advance. This also means that we're putting out the call for experienced moderators, you'll get a fre...
by Bonito
Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

At 20 teams strong, this mirror is shaping up wonderfully. I'm pretty psyched for the event in two and a half weeks. Register soon to secure your spot! (As an extra reminder, teams are, in fact, made up of only four people.) EDIT: Buzzers are fun things to play scholastic bowl and/or quizbowl with. ...
by Bonito
Mon Oct 11, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Studying Pronunciation
Replies: 89
Views: 15986

Re: Studying Pronunciation

IHSA volunteer moderators will sometimes mispronounce Greek names like Aristophanes.
operas, especially Italian: Cosi fan tutte, Aida.
Dumas. Jean valjean.
by Bonito
Sat Oct 02, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

Here's a copy of the official flyer for GHOST that went out a few weeks ago to local schools.
by Bonito
Fri Oct 01, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)
Replies: 45
Views: 8536

Re: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)

Lisle High School from IL will be bringing 1 team.
by Bonito
Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

Edward Elric wrote:Ill probably be able to staff this if you need staffers.
Experienced quiz bowl staffers are certainly welcome. [=
by Bonito
Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

I'll staff. Hooray! As we have a rather small high school, we're limiting the field to 24 teams, and thusly limiting schools to bringing only two teams for the foreseeable future. However, if our field doesn't fill up, I've created a waitlist for teams to play a 3rd team. Right now, it contains IMS...
by Bonito
Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

Re: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

Current as of Monday, October 25th. teams i received checks from(16): Timothy Christian(1) - 1 buzzer Fenton(2) - presumably 1 buzzer Seneca(1) - presumably 1 buzzer Dwight(1) - presumably 1 buzzer Naperville North(2) - 1 buzzer Oswego east(3) - presumably 1 buzzer Bradley Bourbonnais(2) - 1 buzzer ...
by Bonito
Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FRIGHT: The Tournament to Keep Fear Alive @ RMHS, 10/30/10
Replies: 48
Views: 16629

Re: FRIGHT @ Richard Montgomery HS, 10/30/10

Wurzel-Flummery wrote:Cool. And yeah, we were going to do "GHOST" but a tournament somewhere else had that and we didn't want to crimp their style.
We appreciate it :3
by Bonito
Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: subject binders
Replies: 8
Views: 1883

subject binders

Back in junior high Science Oympiad, my coach was avidly enthusiastic about event-specific binders. In the binder would be a guideline of basic activities to do or packets of information that were highly valuable to the event. Students were supposed to put anything they learned in the binders, and e...
by Bonito
Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60146

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

I just received an email from Dale Thayer indicating that the Masonic tournament will again be using QG and that ridiculous new format. Maybe a massive boycott is in order. Never going to happen, given the money at stake. Yeah. Our prospects to go to HSNCT and NSC this year are very dependent on ou...
by Bonito
Sat Jul 31, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60146

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Nolan, your predictions look eerily similar to Lloyd's post last year, and they still hold pretty true. [= here's an assessment of my team. Lisle: After a disappointing finish at PACE, Lisle returns the A team minus Naiomi. Michael Swartz has actual and fake knowledge in chemistry and physics. I'll ...
by Bonito
Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)
Replies: 29
Views: 9236

GHOST: Lisle mirror of SCOP (10/30/10)

GHOST: Good and Honorable nOvice SCop Tournament In coordination with Brad and Kristen of the Scholastic Bowl Community Outreach Program( SCOP ), Lisle High School in Lisle, Illinois is hosting a scholastic bowl tournament targeted at novice difficulty tentatively for students who have not played a...
by Bonito
Mon May 31, 2010 9:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pre-Nationals Poll
Replies: 58
Views: 9699

Re: Pre-Nationals Poll

Did anybody see Glenwood play at HSNCT? Are they used to NAQT/pyramidal?
by Bonito
Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 6411

Re: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion

Division A Schools ranked numbers 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, and 9, in the IHSSBCA poll knocked out before IHSA state? Division AA Schools ranked numbers 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 10? What, that includes the Masonic State champeens too? Guan Yin tossup gets 0% conversion rate across state? Surely this is a bit too dra...
by Bonito
Thu Nov 26, 2009 1:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 6282

Re: Early Season Poll

1. Auburn
2. Loyola
3. Ignatius
4. Carbondale
5. Lisle
6. Stevonson
7. New Trier(?)
8. Naperville Central
9. OPRF
10. BG
by Bonito
Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 68589

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Why is Stevenson not on the list? I know Kevin was on here asking about Kickoffs, so I thought they'd be coming. If I had to make 10 brackets, these are probably the teams that should be split up: Stevenson (assuming they come) Loyola A Auburn A Lisle New Trier A St. Ignatius Fremd A Wheaton Warren...
by Bonito
Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 68589

Re: Illinois '09-'10

IHSA State AA 1Deveau&co 2Auburn 3Fremd/Stevenson 4Loyola A: Latin def Litchfield, Lisle loses by 20 points in QQ sectional Masonic Stevenson maybe? General "NAQT and up" 1 Auburn: This entire A team is going to go crazy studying. I don't think I've seen them on lower-level questions, but Zahed/Llo...
by Bonito
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Possible September Tournament
Replies: 66
Views: 8144

Re: Possible September Tournament

I would be thrilled to get out to Arlington Heights to come read, if you need it.
by Bonito
Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA regional assignments
Replies: 73
Views: 11720

Re: IHSA regional assignments

Ah, that explains the range of tossups; Most of the music/art history tossups were great(...landscapes?), and probably made the day in my opinion. Even though the first lit question I witnessed was something like "Name this protagonist of a 5part work called Leatherstocking Tales"(it went dead o:), ...
by Bonito
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl - 2/14/09 - Dekalb, IL
Replies: 73
Views: 9473

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl - 2/14/09 - Dekalb, IL

Round Ten Lisle vs Naper Central I think you switched Greg's and Joe Reeder's stats. Not sure on the Lisle-Byron game though.
by Bonito
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '08-'09
Replies: 1271
Views: 159255

Re: Illinois '08-'09

I'm obviously a touch biased, but I wouldn't count out Maine South in the next few years. For sure...Same for Auburn. And Loyola. And Lisle (he said WHAT?!). My point is, it's way too early to predict a state championship 2 years from now when the current one hasn't even been decided. And I conside...