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by scquizbowl
Wed May 27, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Yes, he gave them 30 points, in lieu of the protest rule. Also, earlier on in the tournament, we were playing another game, and the electronic score didn't change after a few questions. One time, it stopped keeping up for the last 5 questions, and it recorded a 25 point loss for Horace Greeley when ...
by scquizbowl
Tue May 26, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Yup, on that physics bonus, he walked out of the room for a minute, called a friend of his who knew physics (the answer was 15/3 or 5), and they took 5, but not until :chip: called the guy asking for the answer. Well, we'll have to wait until he does his summary in a few days, and then we can find o...
by scquizbowl
Mon May 25, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Well, Horace Greeley and Jesuit made the finals, and Horace Greeley beat Jesuit (a local New Orleans team), and won by 100 points. They were a good team, and I congratulate them for winning. The tournament was the same old same old as before, with chocolate cigarettes, Chip's rambling about the game...
by scquizbowl
Sun May 24, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Today, we have already played three of our five games (James Island). We won all of them, and have two more to go. We did well against Chapin (getting a pack of chocolate cigarettes for sweeping a bonus round), but the other two games were closer than what we thought. They're reusing categories alre...
by scquizbowl
Sat May 23, 2009 7:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Well, we played our one game today, and we beat Indianapolis Cathedral by 205 points. It was not as good as I thought it would be, but James Island played well. I've watched two other games besides our game, and in one of the games, they had a repeat bonus part from earlier on in the tournament (so ...
by scquizbowl
Sat May 23, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Well, our first game is against Cathedral at 4:30. I haven't seen any games yet, but I saw all of the people running it watching an old Jeopardy episode before we went to lunch. A lot of teams are here, but many more are dressing up than I thought.

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Tue May 19, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Yes, it's like the one time that he had the 5 vs. 23 game in the Houston tournament, and the 23rd team won. Here's the Washington schedule, just coming out in the last few hours. Junior National (Middle School) games are colored in purple. http://www.qunlimited.com/wasched9.htm A local team, Stratfo...
by scquizbowl
Mon May 18, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Remember, Mr. Rountree from Chattahoochee has his Jeopardy appearance tonight. It is on at 7:30 on MyATL TV, WMAZ, WSAV, WRDW, WDEF, WTLV, WTVC and WLOS.

Hopefully, all the teams going to nationals will do well!

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Sun May 17, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 30319

NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Yesterday or today, the schedule for the National Academic Championship was done. Strangely, only the New Orleans and Chicago schedules were done, as the Washington schedule at Marymount University has not been made yet. We (James Island) are in the leg with Booker T. Washington, Horace Greeley, Hig...
by scquizbowl
Mon May 04, 2009 11:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, Greensboro Day usually comes to :chip:'s tournament, and they do well usually, as last year, they did well at the Washington phase of NAC. They also go to most of the NC tournaments, and we have seen them in High Point, at Raleigh Charter, and other tournaments. They made the semis at Early Co...
by scquizbowl
Sat May 02, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Alfonso Ribeiro (Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) does well on Catch 21, but not as good on the Black College Bowl.

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Fri May 01, 2009 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, the Dorman Season-Ender is tomorrow at Dorman High School, and we (James Island) will be without two of our players. I will be out because of SAT (which I have planned for 3 months), and another player has some extuanaing circumstances. We will be bringing three new players, all sophomores (in...
by scquizbowl
Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Here is a show showing that Old Mill team, as they interview all of the team members, and do a "Walk of Fame" after their region competition. http://www.schooltube.com/video/27064/OMES-Academic-Team-Regional-ResultsWalk-of-Fame-32309 Here is a video about the Georgia College and State University PAG...
by scquizbowl
Mon Apr 20, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Also, some home cooking for the Thibodaux team on the first video, with the question asking what was the 2nd theater in the town after the Grand (Baby Grand).

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 349
Views: 79858

Re: 2009 NAQT HSNCT

A new school from Morganton, NC, Patton, in its 2nd year of operation, has qualified for the HSNCT. They need donations of money to go. Here is an article about it, and a way to support their cause: http://www2.morganton.com/content/2009/apr/14/patton-qualifies-national-quiz-championship/news-local/...
by scquizbowl
Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

We (James Island) may not be able to go this weekend, as Travis has a conflict with a college visit in PA, and he won't be able to go. We also might have a conflict with our ride, as well. May 2, I won't be able to go to the Dorman tournament, because I have the SAT, but the rest of our team will be...
by scquizbowl
Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

The University of South Carolina tournament is this weekend, as Parson Smirk posted the list of the teams involved. http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7132 Any updates on the USC tournament? Most of South Carolina was on spring break last week, as all the athletic teams didn't play...
by scquizbowl
Fri Apr 10, 2009 4:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Video of Texaco Challenge from 1993, Friendswood, TX (shows Chip Beall reading a question, talking with someone) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQgM3XQedro&feature=related New Richmond High School vs. Blanchester HS district championship match, OH http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=quiz%20bowl%20...
by scquizbowl
Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Wow, those questions are pretty bad, William. "I acknowledge you," not said at any other tournament. What a game, 130-130 tie. Then, the moderator asks for the final score. If this was a real NAQT game, there would be a huge excitement for a tie game, but here, it is just, huh? The middle school que...
by scquizbowl
Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAPPoff Inaugural Tournament 4/4/09 at Rappahannock County
Replies: 47
Views: 6440

Re: RAPPoff Inaugural Tournament 4/4/09 at Rappahannock County

Wow, that's a tiny town. Even the StreetView runs out about 20 miles away from the town. Do you know who won this tournament?

Sorry if it is too early, just had to ask.

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Wed Mar 25, 2009 11:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Here are some more videos: A rare view of a South Dakota competition, as what they call quiz bowl is much different than what you've seen. There's three teams, all sitting at round tables, with a moderator at the front. http://www.mitchellrepublic.com/video/index.cfm?videos=4_20090312_mitchell_cbhqu...
by scquizbowl
Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Last Saturday at the Pee Dee Academic Challenge middle school tournament, which was held at Francis Marion University in Florence, there were 27 teams from around the Pee Dee area, and several teams did well. The winner of Division I were Williams Middle School in Florence, and Lake City Middle (a c...
by scquizbowl
Fri Mar 20, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tennessee '08-'09
Replies: 26
Views: 3931

Re: Tennessee '08-'09

This weekend in Nashville, the Vanderbilt tournament will host Ezell-Harding, Columbia Central, Ensworth, Hume-Fogg, Lincoln County, MLK, and the University School. The tournament will be a good one, with Hoover joining from Alabama, and Dunbar from Kentucky, along with several other teams. Ezell-Ha...
by scquizbowl
Wed Mar 18, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: inclusion of state/local history
Replies: 78
Views: 8336

Re: inclusion of state/local history

Well, in SC, there are several tournaments which include questions on our local leaders, which would never be asked outside of the Charleston area. At my QUEST tournament before, there's been questions on the new basketball (NBDL) team in our area, a bridge called the Clyde Moultrie Dangerfield High...
by scquizbowl
Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, that's too bad Ming, you are a great team, and you'd do well at NAQT. I don't know what national we're going to. Last Saturday, at Trident Technical College in North Charleston, thousands of students from grades 6-12 competed in the 23rd annual QUEST competition. The competition starts with a ...
by scquizbowl
Fri Mar 13, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

I did see that Idaho quiz bowl video, and it was kind of cheap, as one team was wearing suits, and the other team was wearing polo shirts. It didn't match up. Here are some more videos: This is a video about a Bible Bowl competition in Washington, MO. This team got 4th in the nation. http://www.scho...
by scquizbowl
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Highland High School celebrates their Pioneer District Academic Bowl Championship (Virginia)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPr4f4kuerc

Fifth grade Whiz Kids quiz bowl from KY, 1995 (with music sounding like Humpty Dumpty)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7XFNzTKqEs

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 91645

Re: Bad Negs Again

During county play, last question out of 25 tossups: This woman, who was born in 1891, was the first lady (buzz) My guess: Jacqueline Kennedy Answer: Onassis Almost: what N university had "Win one for the Gipper", team was going to say Northwestern :sad: , but pulled out Notre Dame at last second. J...
by scquizbowl
Thu Feb 26, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 08-09
Replies: 256
Views: 34505

Re: Kentucky 08-09

Oh, I didn't know that Guy. He should be punished accordingly, for making all 200 teams wait for the two hours.

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 08-09
Replies: 256
Views: 34505

Re: Kentucky 08-09

Wow, I couldn't believe it when I saw it. Mr. Knupp is a great coach, one of the best in the SE. He has taken his team into a regional powerhouse, competing against the best teams in the South and the nation. He is a very nice guy (with his teaching at ACE camp), and he is one of the good characters...
by scquizbowl
Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, Charleston County play has been going on for the last few weeks, and James Island has done very well, having an undefeated record of 8-0 (not allowing more than 23 points in a game), going into playoffs (which began for most of the rest of the teams last week). This tournament has had some hap...
by scquizbowl
Tue Feb 17, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Who won the tournament at Piedmont College this weekend? It was only six teams, but I wonder who won.

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Fri Feb 13, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Wow, William, those questions are bad. They are like the local tournament we play at, where they just ask questions at random for 35 minutes. Wow, ten toss-ups for the whole game, that's not that many questions a game. Do you know anybody that is going to the tournament at Piedmont College tomorrow?...
by scquizbowl
Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

All six of those teams Elliott talked about could very well win the tournament, even Alpharetta and Central Gwinnett. But, since they play 5 players in GATA quiz bowl, it is a lot different than most of the tournaments we play, which are all 4-person tournaments. All of them could also do well in na...
by scquizbowl
Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Well, James Island will not be able to go to the tournament tomorrow in Athens, because of budget cuts, but we will be able to go to the tournament at Robinson in Concord, NC next weekend, which is a closer tournament. The cuts are so bad here that they won't have funding for substitute teachers exc...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jan 27, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina '08-'09
Replies: 54
Views: 11166

Re: North Carolina '08-'09

What's going on in NC? Anything new with any tournaments? How are all the teams in the state doing?

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Here are some more videos to post: Here is A VIDEO OF US PLAYING AN UNCLEARED HSAPQ SET. WHY WOULD YOU THINK THIS IS ACCEPTABLE --the mgmt Here is a game from New Orleans's Varsity Quiz Bowl, from November 1986. Taylor of Thibodaux is a great player. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gunQg5Ohkck Here i...
by scquizbowl
Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, there are no tournaments inside the state of SC this weekend, but many teams from around the SE will go to Berry College this weekend in Georgia. Next week, Charleston County play starts at Burke High School, and last night, play started in the Pee Dee area, with 11 matches, including Wilson, ...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Myrtle Beach Invatational (3/14/09/) Very Preliminary
Replies: 10
Views: 1652

Re: North Myrtle Beach Invatational (3/14/09/) Very Preliminary

Sorry to burst your bubble, but almost all of the high schools in the Charleston area will be going to the Quest tournament at Trident Technical College that day. Schools in our area treat it like the Super Bowl, and nobody will come from our area. Also, all the big name teams will be in Washington ...
by scquizbowl
Sun Jan 18, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 08-09
Replies: 256
Views: 34505

Re: Kentucky 08-09

Great job by Danville, Russell, and Dunbar, making the state of Kentucky proud at Dorman. Danville played well, Russell made the quarterfinals, losing a hard fought game to us (James Island), and Dunbar made the semifinals, playing Chattahoochee. Dunbar has gone back to the days when they were one o...
by scquizbowl
Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman High (1/17/09) - Spartanburg, SC
Replies: 13
Views: 2999

Re: Dorman High (1/17/09) - Spartanburg, SC

Who won the tournament? James Island and Brookwood was in one semifinal, and Dunbar and Chattahoochee was in the other, and I believe Brookwood and Chattahoochee made the finals, as we lost by 70 to Brookwood in a close game.

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

If you saw my first video, you know about La Costa Canyon, CA. They do one hour shows, with lots of fluff, treating it like a football game. Here is LaCosta Canyon vs. Santa Fe Christian on ITV. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65A2ibYpTGI Some Charles County, MD It's Academic, a local competition. Li...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Good job by both Grayson and Paideia last weekend at the Savannah Country Day tournament, representing Georgia in the semi-finals. I also saw several other GA teams, including some that don't usually go to Atlanta tournaments, like Swainsboro, who had a player with six inch goth chains that almost g...
by scquizbowl
Sun Jan 11, 2009 6:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Savannah Country Day tournament (1/10/09) results
Replies: 0
Views: 646

Savannah Country Day tournament (1/10/09) results

In Savannah, GA today, at Savannah Country Day School, a tournament was held with 28 teams from both GA and SC. James Island won the tournament, as they beat Irmo in an all-South Carolina showdown in the finals. James Island was perfect on the day, 9-0, I believe, and Irmo was perfect until they los...
by scquizbowl
Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

And also, with the smug host (Richard Walasek), with the Wisconsin accent ("dubbed the Alex Trebek of Kenosha"), the boy that puts his head down while answering (getting the question right!), and other funnies, this is one of the best videos I have posted. This talks more about the challenge. http:/...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Here is a team in Wisconsin, Tremper (same nickname as us), on a televised quiz bowl. They act like wise guys, as it says in the title, and includes some of the worst questions ever. What is the biggest problem facing Wisconsin's crime lab? :oops: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVI4sa3JaXk Some Batt...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33950

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Who's coming to Savannah Country Day this weekend? We are, for the first time since 2006 (when Ben, Laura, and the rest were still on the team). That's too bad that Andy quit: his science added a lot to their team at Walton. Hopefully, Mr. Boyd will put together a good tournament for those who go. J...
by scquizbowl
Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123946

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Here are some more videos to look at. NJ members: Here's the match between Pingry and Teaneck, during News 12's The Challenge in 2007. Like any other TV quiz show, the questions are very easy. The crowd whoops after every question. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5GsnvRE15U&feature=related Athens Ac...
by scquizbowl
Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 91645

Re: Bad Negs Again

From a tournament at Raleigh Charter two seasons ago (vs. a North Carolina team, 35 miles from the road, no less) What interstate runs between Barstow, CA, and Wilmington, NC, and is a major interstate of several major cities (something like that) I-40 Answer given: I-70 (which runs nowhere near eit...
by scquizbowl
Fri Dec 12, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7367

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, we are at Chattahoochee at the tournament, this weekend. Dorman will also be there, along with Southside, perhaps. James Island, on the other hand, will have one of its top players missing, as he had a conflict this weekend. Very few other teams from the state will be playing, as this is mostl...