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by ProsperoSMS
Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

Re: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)

That's my fault. We had some issues here, and they got put on the backburner. They should go be up this week, just as they should have last month.
by ProsperoSMS
Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

Re: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)

Stats will be posted soon.

Congrats to Raleigh Charter A for winning in the final over East Chapel Hill High.

Thanks to all who came and helped.
by ProsperoSMS
Sun Feb 03, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

Re: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)

Bump since we are a month away

[subsequent post containing nothing but a "bump" deleted in accordance with announced policy -- the mgmt]
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 5
Views: 1801

Belles' Bowl VIII at Saint Mary's (3/2/13, Raleigh, NC)

The Saint Mary's School Quiz Team in Raleigh, NC is proud to announce Belles' Bowl VIII on 2 March 2013. The tournament will feature 16 teams. Teams will play five preliminary rounds in the morning with a playoff in the afternoon (guaranteed six rounds of competition). All questions are written in-h...
by ProsperoSMS
Tue Nov 13, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15184

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

Thanks for resurrecting this. In the NCATA email, it said "thanks to the generosity of Carrboro." Is that simply noting these are the same weekend, or is the calendar changing?
by ProsperoSMS
Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15184

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

Saint Mary's would at least be interested.
by ProsperoSMS
Mon May 28, 2012 10:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2012-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 15184

Re: North Carolina 2012-2013

Can we start claiming dates? Saint Mary's will host the Belles' Bowl VIII on 2 March 2013.
by ProsperoSMS
Tue May 08, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Final Results/Stats
Replies: 16
Views: 5090

Re: Final Results/Stats

Actually, my player, Sophia Buehrer, reported a score for five rounds to me, not four, as well. (She said she scored three in that last round).
by ProsperoSMS
Sun May 06, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Final Results/Stats
Replies: 16
Views: 5090

Re: Final Results/Stats

Thanks
by ProsperoSMS
Sun May 06, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Final Results/Stats
Replies: 16
Views: 5090

Re: Final Results/Stats

I'm not a member of that group nor can I find how to join. Can they be posted here or on the official website?
by ProsperoSMS
Sun May 06, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Final Results/Stats
Replies: 16
Views: 5090

Re: Final Results/Stats

So nothing really for the Bee itself. Thanks for the link for the Bowl.
by ProsperoSMS
Sun May 06, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Final Results/Stats
Replies: 16
Views: 5090

Final Results/Stats

Can anyone provide the final stats and results from both the National Bee & Bowl? I'm especially interested in the JV Bowl because of a particular student, but I'd like to know how all of it turned out.
by ProsperoSMS
Tue Mar 20, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)
Replies: 12
Views: 3487

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)

Definitely want to know if this set comes South. It's a packet made for my girls at Saint Mary's!
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Duke Spring Invitational - April 7th, 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 9297

Re: Duke Spring Invitational - April 7th, 2012

Saint Mary's hopes to bring a team, but having this on Holy Saturday may affect attendance, as that's the middle of a long weekend for the team.
by ProsperoSMS
Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Right Triangle Open, March 3, 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 2905

Re: Right Triangle Open, March 3, 2012

Thanks again for the tournament, Eric. We're assuming RCHS will keep up this level tourney in the future, and RTHS will follow in a couple of years. The stats at this point appear to both show the morning rounds, by the way.
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)
Replies: 7
Views: 1719

Re: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)

Full stats are now available for Saturday's competition: Complete Stats combining morning and playoffs: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~wcthomps/Belles/2012/Final_standings.html Prelim Round Stats: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~wcthomps/Belles/2012/AM_Rounds_standings.html Playoff Round Stats: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~w...
by ProsperoSMS
Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)
Replies: 7
Views: 1719

Re: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)

Thank you very much. That really means quite a bit coming from you, and I know the girls enjoyed putting on the tournament.
by ProsperoSMS
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)
Replies: 7
Views: 1719

Re: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)

Thanks for the kind words--apparently, yes, the playoff rounds were a bit harder than we anticipated.

Congrats to East Chapel Hill for winning and Raleigh Charter for being runner-up.

Full stats are forthcoming.
by ProsperoSMS
Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)
Replies: 7
Views: 1719

Re: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)

Thread bump to remind everyone about the tournament. I've updated the field. Thanks to all who have contacted me with interest. Please let me know as soon as you can if you are definitely coming.
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)
Replies: 7
Views: 1719

Belles' Bowl VII @ Saint Mary's (Raleigh, NC, 2/25/12)

Saint Mary's School will host the seventh Belles' Bowl on 25 February 2012. The questions are written in-house. Six guaranteed rounds for each team. The field will be capped at 16 teams. First team=$70 Second team=$50 Buzzer discount=$10 per working buzzer system If interested, contact HHDavis@sms.e...
by ProsperoSMS
Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12831

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

UNC might be in a bind because of dates where there aren't other major events. I'd hate to lose some tournaments this year, however.
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12831

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

Any word on possible tournaments at UNC and/or Duke?
by ProsperoSMS
Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12831

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

I thought I had already posted this, but Saint Mary's School is happy to announce Belles' Bowl VII for 25 February 2012.
by ProsperoSMS
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2011-2012
Replies: 75
Views: 12831

Re: North Carolina 2011-2012

Saint Mary's School in Raleigh will host the seventh annual Belles' Bowl on 25 February 2012. Questions will be written in-house.
by ProsperoSMS
Fri Mar 04, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

I can only say, without going back through them, that I *think* they are right. There were a couple of different hands helping enter them, so I apologize if we created some confusion and entered anything erroneously. However, I think, in the end, all was tabulated correctly. At the same time, I know...
by ProsperoSMS
Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Stats are now available:
http://www4.ncsu.edu/~wcthomps/Belles11 ... dings.html

I apologize for the delay in posting them, and I thank Clay Thompson for taking care of stats this year.
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

The early departures were surprising. We'll definitely welcome you back next year!
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Soon (and I know that's not a good answer)--we had a couple of slow downs Saturday (for which I am sorry, but I thought it mostly went okay), and one involved an effort to post the stats in real time. I'll get them posted shortly.
by ProsperoSMS
Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Results for Belles' Bowl VI

Thanks to all the teams who came out today for the Belles' Bowl. We just concluded a fun day. Here are preliminary results, with stats to be posted later. After five preliminary rounds, the teams were seeded for single-elimination playoffs: #1 Raleigh Charter A #2 Early College--Guilford #3 Enloe A ...
by ProsperoSMS
Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Again, a thread bump just to make sure no late comers have missed this.
by ProsperoSMS
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Thread bump--four spots left (with, admittedly, a couple of teams teasing us with possibly coming). The QuizBowl world is full of flirts!
by ProsperoSMS
Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Questions are created in-house. I should have included that in the initial post.
by ProsperoSMS
Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Re: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Field Update, 17 February: Chapel Hill High (1 team) Collegiate (1 team, 1 buzzer) Early College Academy (2 teams) Early College at Guilford (1 team, 1 buzzer) Enloe High School (2 teams, 1 buzzer) Gaston Day School (1 team) Green Hope High (1 teams) Nash Central High (1 team) Raleigh Charter (2 tea...
by ProsperoSMS
Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2681

Belles' Bowl VI (2/26 @ Saint Mary's School, Raleigh, NC)

Saint Mary's School is happy to host the sixth annual Belles' Bowl on 26 February 2011. Matches will be played in a Trefoil Format of three parts: Part I: The Lightning Round (Ten Toss-Up Questions)--Each question is category based and short. The subjects: Science, Popular Culture, History/Social Sc...
by ProsperoSMS
Thu May 06, 2010 10:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2010-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8066

North Carolina 2010-2011

Let's just get this going early.

Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, NC is proud to announce the sixth annual Belles' Bowl for 26 February 2011. All details will be forthcoming.

Thanks,
Hugh Davis
by ProsperoSMS
Sun Feb 21, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Yes, Raleigh Charter played very well, and when you consider the group they had on their A squad yesterday were 3 juniors and a sophomoe, they continue to excel. Congrats to both RC and Providence Day on excellent days. Thanks to all for coming out. We had a late start (and a late restart from lunch...
by ProsperoSMS
Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Field Update, as of 5 February: Cave Spring (1 Team, 1 Buzzer) Collegiate (1 Team, 1 Buzzer) Early College Academy (2 teams) Early College Guilford (2 teams, 1 buzzer) John A. Holmes High (1 team) Johnston County Middle College (1 team) NCSSM (1team, 1 buzzer) Northeastern (1 team) Pasquotank (1 tea...
by ProsperoSMS
Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Since I did not include this previously, the cost is $60 for a team ($40 for additional teams--at this point we're limiting to 2 teams per school), with $10 discounts for buzzers. Field update, as of 19 January: Collegiate (1 team, 1 buzzer) Early College Academy (2 teams) John A. Holmes High (1 tea...
by ProsperoSMS
Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Thread Bump: Saint Mary's is excited to be hosting its fifth Belles' Bowl on 20 February 2010. We will cap the field at sixteen teams. Please contact me with your interest and let me know how many teams and buzzers you can provide. Field as of 15 January 2010: Collegiate (1 team) Early College Acade...
by ProsperoSMS
Sun Nov 08, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2009-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 12071

Re: North Carolina 2009-2010

Are you talking about RTO or NCOAST? I thought NCOAST was changing, but 2/27 is the RTO date?
by ProsperoSMS
Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2009-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 12071

Re: North Carolina 2009-2010

Have you heard dates for any BG prelims? I'm wondering if I missed a message...
by ProsperoSMS
Sat May 30, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Questions are written in-house, increasingly by the students (year one was primarily by adults). Our format is a three-part match: lightning round (set topics), themed worksheets, and TU/Bonus. The team members will write and edit these.

Hugh
by ProsperoSMS
Fri May 29, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 17
Views: 2232

Belles' Bowl (2/20/10) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Definitely getting in early with a date claim: The Quiz Team of Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, NC will hold the fifth annual Belles' Bowl on 20 February 2010. All teams welcome. We plan to cap the field at sixteen teams.

All inquiries can be sent to me (HHDavis@sms.edu).

Thanks,
Hugh Davis
by ProsperoSMS
Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 10
Views: 2045

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Thanks to all who made yesterday possible (especially Statmaster Patrick King), as well as all of the teams who came out. Congrats to Collegiate on taking the title and Raleigh Charter as Runners Up. I was impressed with the play in the final and semis, especially. Thanks again--and look for us Feb....
by ProsperoSMS
Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 10
Views: 2045

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Sorry I'm so slow these days to reply. We're putting questions together in-house. Three parts to the match: lightning round, worksheet, and Pyramidal TU/Bonus.

Hugh
by ProsperoSMS
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 10
Views: 2045

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Thread bump--I've been slow to update the teams coming, but we have eleven confirmed teams at this point and hope to cap it at 16.

Hugh Davis
SMS Quiz Team Guru
by ProsperoSMS
Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 10
Views: 2045

Re: Belles' Bowl (2/21/09) at Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC)

Thread bump for the new semester...and update on teams, as of 15 February 2009 Saint Mary's Quiz Team is looking forward to the fourth annual Belles' Bowl on 21 February. Cost is $60 first team, $40 additional teams, with $10 discount for buzzers. The confirmed field so far... Collegiate (1 Team, 1 ...
by ProsperoSMS
Wed Oct 22, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Celebrity Shoot - 11/1/08 @ Duke
Replies: 8
Views: 1859

Re: High School Celebrity Shoot - 11/1/08 @ Duke

Saint Mary's will bring two teams.