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by scquizbowl
Sun Dec 07, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123731

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

I have some more videos to show you. Here is a video of the latest QuizBusters game. The show is on WKAR in Lansing, MI, and includes Hillsdale vs. Pottersville. It is widely thought of as one of the best TV quiz shows out there, and is hosted by Matt Ottinger. http://wkar.org/quizbusters/program.ph...
by scquizbowl
Sun Dec 07, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7364

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

I'm sorry about that at the tournament. Triple Q has been doing the USC questions for many years, at least a decade, as every year that our coach has gone to pick up the questions, they have been Triple Q. They do ask some weird things inside the questions, like the one about the T-shirt. Also, thei...
by scquizbowl
Sat Dec 06, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University of South Carolina tournament (12/6/08)
Replies: 4
Views: 904

Re: University of South Carolina tournament (12/6/08)

Who won the USC tournament? What is YIG?

Joe
James Island '10
by scquizbowl
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7364

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

Well, as we go into the month of December, many things have happened around the state of South Carolina. Dorman has been knocked off at a couple tournaments, Southside has grown into almost a state power, and James Island won the biggest tournament in the Southeast. James Island has only lost four g...
by scquizbowl
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University of South Carolina tournament (12/6/08)
Replies: 4
Views: 904

University of South Carolina tournament (12/6/08)

Tomorrow, the University of South Carolina will be holding their tournament at the Russell House on their campus. For anybody that wants to attend the tournament, the tournament usually starts around 9am, with a draw for teams inside the Russell House. Teams usually go here from all over the state o...
by scquizbowl
Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33911

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Not only that, the University of SC has their yearly tournament at the Russell House this weekend, so that makes the team pool even less for the UGA tournament, along with Robinson and Governor's School. Busy week in the Southeast. Generally, most of the SC teams (except for Dorman) bring their top ...
by scquizbowl
Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123731

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Here are some more videos. I will try to post some that are not on YouTube, so the masses can see them. The Granite State Challenge, which is done by New Hampshire Public TV, is a show in its 26th year, with 32 out of 83 high schools competing. It is a well put-together show, done by veteran host. T...
by scquizbowl
Sun Nov 30, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123731

All videos of Quiz Bowl

Well, as I have seen on other boards, there is a list of videos on YouTube on different subjects. Well, I have decided to start one for Quiz Bowl. Please don't post anything from questions that still have to be played this year, or the NAQT rule that is done by the website. Here are three videos to ...
by scquizbowl
Thu Nov 27, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl vs. Extracurriculars - The Neverending Battle
Replies: 21
Views: 2759

Re: Quizbowl vs. Extracurriculars - The Neverending Battle

Well, at our school, we have had to contend with people in several different clubs throughout the last few years. Our best player has had a part in the school play for the last several years, and he is also in NHS, takes 4 AP classes, and is in Amnesty International. Another one is one of the leader...
by scquizbowl
Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)
Replies: 11
Views: 2069

Re: Speedway Shootout III - 12/6/08 (Concord, NC)

Sadly, James Island, along with several other SC teams, will not be able to go to this tournament, because the University of South Carolina is holding a tournament that same weekend over in Columbia. Most of the teams in the state, except maybe Dorman and a couple others (who still brings their B an...
by scquizbowl
Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7364

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

At Wofford this weekend, Southside won, and James Island finished 2nd, in a very close match being decided by a tiebreaker on the second question of the match, with JI just saying their answer out of time. JI was without two of its top four players, and they still finished 2nd. Irmo finished 7-1, lo...
by scquizbowl
Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08
Replies: 31
Views: 4241

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08

At our tournament in Spartanburg, at Wofford, we also had problems with time. It was only 14 teams, with byes, but we didn't finish till 5:40 (ET). Big win by Dorman over Brookwood in the semifinals. 10PM, that is ridiculous. That is the latest time I have ever heard for a quiz bowl tournament. We a...
by scquizbowl
Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 9/27
Replies: 17
Views: 2587

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 9/27

This tournament was a very good warm-up for many teams from around the Carolinas, as it ended with a great final match between James Island and Southside (a rematch of last year's NAQT state final) . They were without two of our top four players, and freshmen were put in their place. It ended up as ...
by scquizbowl
Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Is high school quizbowl in Missouri salvageable?
Replies: 131
Views: 40839

Re: Is high school quizbowl in Missouri salvageable?

Wow, that's sad about what is happening in the state of Missouri. Playing in a unsanctioned tournament can get the whole sports program on probation (no playoffs)? That is one of the worst things I have ever heard. If we had that 250 mile rule in SC, we wouldn't even be able to go to any Atlanta tou...
by scquizbowl
Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 33911

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

James Island was going to go to Ezell-Harding, but it is such a long trip from our part of SC, 10-11 hours from here to Nashville, that we couldn't make it. We are most likely going to Wofford College, but two of our four will be at a band competition, and we'll most likely have to get some new kids...
by scquizbowl
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2008-2009
Replies: 49
Views: 7364

Re: South Carolina 2008-2009

George, I am not graduating. I am going to be a junior, as that was part of my signature which is required on this site. Joe, Rafe, and Travis are coming back, and we will probably have Eli, also, who came to NAC and knew several math questions. I just wanted to correct what you said about us. Joe W...
by scquizbowl
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 QU NAC: B. T. Washington (OK) wins!
Replies: 350
Views: 38102

Re: 2008 QU NAC discussion and comment

Sorry, I messed up, it hurts NAC for that statement, and NAQT and PACE are the best tournaments to go to. I would rather go to NAQT than NAC, and Fishers Mango and Habanero also is annoying, it could just be Fishers A and B.
by scquizbowl
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 QU NAC: B. T. Washington (OK) wins!
Replies: 350
Views: 38102

Re: 2008 QU NAC discussion and comment

:roll: That is a complete joke what Chip told you about the "Junior Nationals". That is a horrible statement, and damages NAC. You (Wilmington Charter) are one of the best teams in the country, and beat many of the best teams in the country at NAQT. We qualified because we won our county tournament,...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Senior Destinations 2008
Replies: 103
Views: 15965

Re: Senior Destinations 2008

For James Island:

Ryan- University of South Carolina

Joe-James Island
by scquizbowl
Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 QU NAC: B. T. Washington (OK) wins!
Replies: 350
Views: 38102

Re: NAC Schedules

Let's go back to what started this thread. There was an amazing amount of teams from the state of New York, with probably a third of the teams there from the New York area. The questions were a bit better, but we were stuck with the obligatory Miley Cyrus song, the same music compositions which Chip...
by scquizbowl
Tue Jun 03, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 43190

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

Big surprises at the National Academic Championship, as there were so many teams from your area, that it wasn't even funny. New Rochelle, South Brunswick, Queensbury, Byram Hills, and dozens of other schools participated. An amazing seven teams from Westchester County made the playoffs, and three of...
by scquizbowl
Sat May 31, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chip's Love of Pyramids! (renamed from NAC legitimacy)
Replies: 80
Views: 7620

Re: NAC Schedules

Well, at the tournament, James Island was 6-0, along with Booker T. Washington (from Tulsa, OK), and perhaps one other team, as Booker T played in a great game against Byram Hills, determined by one toss-up, probably one of the best games of the tournament. The readers were pretty good, as Mr. Beall...
by scquizbowl
Sun May 25, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 HSNCT Post Tourney Discussion - TJ Wins!
Replies: 128
Views: 11708

Re: 2008 HSNCT Live Coverage - Thomas Jefferson wins!

How did Dorman and Fort Mill do in the playoffs?

Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson, as we (James Island) played you guys at DACQ, and you demonstrated yourselves as a great team at that tournament.

Joe-James Island academic team
by scquizbowl
Mon May 19, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 QU NAC: B. T. Washington (OK) wins!
Replies: 350
Views: 38102

2008 QU NAC: B. T. Washington (OK) wins!

Today, just coming out a couple of hours ago, the schedules for the NAC (National Academic Championship) came out. Washington is where the Junior Nationals will be, and it is the largest of the three phases, with as many as six matches going on at once, and Junior Nationals matches will go on at the...
by scquizbowl
Sun May 11, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University of South Carolina tournament is Dec. 1
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

Re: University of South Carolina tournament is Dec. 1

Sorry to ask, but could you identify what school you are from?

Joe
James Island Academic Team
by scquizbowl
Sun May 11, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman HS NAQT "Season Ender" - (5/10/08)
Replies: 13
Views: 2340

Re: Dorman HS NAQT "Season Ender" - (5/10/08)

We would have gone to this tournament, but we had AP conflicts, and our coach wanted us to study for NAC. Good job by Central Gwinnett for winning that tournament. Next year, mrfoster, we might have a tournament here at James Island, but it takes a lot to prepare The last time we held it (2006), the...
by scquizbowl
Sun May 11, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Well, we'll be there (James Island) so I hope we can avenge our defeat at NAQT state.

Joe-James Island academic team
by scquizbowl
Mon May 05, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Let's end this debate, and have an insightful discussion on what teams will be good next year in the state of South Carolina. Dorman will reload with their B team, as I was surprised that they lost to a young Thomas Jefferson, who didn't have many of their top players, but their playoffs were brutal...
by scquizbowl
Mon May 05, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8470

Re: Ohio 07-08

Congratulations to Garfield Heights, as we played them at DACQ, and they are a good team, that could challenge for honors at NAQT.

If only you could change your OAC state format, and then you would be more a force around the country.
by scquizbowl
Mon May 05, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

No, :chip:'s questions are not the best, as you have to frequently think of annoying stuff, and even though they are hated on this board, there are still many people that think that this is the most professional tournament of all four, when NAQT has 160-176 teams all packed into three or four elevat...
by scquizbowl
Sun May 04, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

I am sorry if I hurt any feelings, but our coach is and she is one of the best coaches in the country, still, and she helps motivate us. I have played on the team for several years, and she has helped us learn a lot from what I started as, only knowing sports, compared to now, when I answered eight ...
by scquizbowl
Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Yes, our coach gets a lot of extra money in incentives, as they get them for county and state, too. Now, let's get away from this topic. What teams are going to the season-ender at Dorman? We probably will not be able to go, because our coach is not taking us to NAQT, and we may have played the ques...
by scquizbowl
Fri Apr 25, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Yes, I know that NAQT is a better tournament, and we play just as good, perhaps better at that compared to NAC. The problem is that our coach has been used to these questions, and she has taken teams there every year, way back to 1990, when it was the only national around, along with the old ASCN. A...
by scquizbowl
Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

As you probably have heard with the Schallenberger case, Chesterfield County did have quiz bowl competition, but very small, with only six matches. North Myrtle Beach played us, and James Island is preparing to go to NAC Nationals at Marymount University, instead of NAQT, because our coach thinks we...
by scquizbowl
Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATTN: Stuyvesant
Replies: 4
Views: 1122

Re: ATTN: Stuyvesant

Jeez, what has been happening with Quiz Bowl around the country? So many teams having budget problems, and Stuyvesant, one of the best schools in New York City, with millions of dollars, now might not have much money for a team. Playing from James Island, we played you guys last year at NAQT, and yo...
by scquizbowl
Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 NAQT HSNCT Announcements
Replies: 33
Views: 6621

Re: 2008 NAQT HSNCT Announcements

James Island will probably not be going, maybe a 5% chance of going, because our coach has decided to go to NAC in Washington instead.
by scquizbowl
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Evolution of High School Quizbowl
Replies: 81
Views: 23134

Re: Evolution of High School Quizbowl

It's getting to be like this in SC, too. The gap between the elite in our state (Dorman, James Island, Aiken, Southsides) and the teams that just compete for a tournament or two, is getting bigger. Fewer teams, sadly, are playing. Like at Dorman yesterday, we played Boiling Springs, which has gone f...
by scquizbowl
Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Yes, Mr. Barry, James Island also has an IB program within its own high school, as well. Southside looks to be a force in this state for the next couple of years, with four sophomores leading their team. They also have several others who came who were younger, meaning that they could be forming a te...
by scquizbowl
Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ Metro Quizbowl League
Replies: 11
Views: 1726

Re: NY/NJ Metro Quizbowl League

Wow, that area is a sleeping giant. There are several national-quality teams, and all of those teams who play Chip's tournament each year. As a James Island player, I have played several of these teams on our trips up north and at nationals, and teams like Kellenberg, Seton Hall Prep, Stuvy, Hunter ...
by scquizbowl
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl in the news
Replies: 41
Views: 5608

Re: Quizbowl in the news

This is a sad story, as more people care about football, basketball and baseball at many schools. Even at places like James Island, which has always been a quizbowl power, we have to compete for attention with our football team, who has only won five games in the last three years (another by forfeit...
by scquizbowl
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Well, this weekend, we have NAQT states at Dorman, as you know. Why is Aiken not able to come to this tournament? We (James Island) were close to pulling out, but our top player moved his SAT test to another day. We are probably going to NAQT nationals, but if not, we are going to NAC nationals in O...
by scquizbowl
Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness: BYO Dagger (3/15/08) @GMU
Replies: 148
Views: 32660

Re: DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness: BYO Dagger (3/15/08) @GMU

For James Island, we had to leave at 3:45 or 4, because we had to return our rental van, go to the airport, and catch our flight to Atlanta. We didn't get home until 12:30 in the morning, and because of the awkward slowness of the tournament, and for no buzzers, that is why we couldn't play our last...
by scquizbowl
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

James Island won the Charleston County tournament at the School Board Chamber on Calhoun Street on Feburary 28 against Academic Magnet (by 35-50 question points), and then they traveled to MIT, and won, in a slightly reduced field. The format they use in Charleston County is one of the weirdest out ...
by scquizbowl
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Right Triangle Open (3/8/08) @ Raleigh Charter (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 13
Views: 3060

Re: Right Triangle Open (3/8/08) @ Raleigh Charter (Raleigh, NC)

If only James Island could go, but we have our biggest tournament of the year so far, Quest, at Trident Technical College, so you will have a new champion this year.

Good field, basically covers all the top teams in NC except for the few teams out west.
by scquizbowl
Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Yep, it's still the same. I have been there twice, and they hold it in their brand new cooking and communications building. It is too bad that teams practice all year just for this one day, because if you don't get in the top three, you don't know what place you got in, since they only post the lead...
by scquizbowl
Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Salisbury Hippocampus Super Bowl (4/19/08) @ Salisbury NC HS
Replies: 5
Views: 858

Re: Salisbury Hippocampus Super Bowl (4/19/08) @ Salisbury NC HS

Also, we are planning to hold our tournament on April 19 at James Island, and that will take care of any teams from east of Columbia, and probably farther, because word of mouth gets out. :smile:
by scquizbowl
Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: High IQ Bowl (2/16/2008) (Greensboro, NC)
Replies: 9
Views: 2076

Re: RESULTS: High IQ Bowl (2/16/2008) (Greensboro, NC)

Why is it that you don't see many of these teams at local NC tournaments? I've seen Greensboro Day, but none of the other teams ring a bell.

It's like our QUEST, where us (James Island), Academic Magnet, Stratford, and Goose Creek are the only teams that compete outside of that meet.
by scquizbowl
Mon Feb 25, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

Re: South Carolina 07-08

Yes, in Charleston County, only eight of our thirteen high schools do the county quiz bowl. Every team plays two matches per night in the preliminaries, and some of the teams also have JV matches before them, as well. It is usually held at either Burke (a very nice inner-city school), or North Charl...
by scquizbowl
Wed Feb 20, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 07-08
Replies: 73
Views: 13805

South Carolina 07-08

Locally in the Charleston area, the big QUEST competition at Trident Technical College is coming up March 8. The tournament involves almost every middle and high school in a three-county area, and goes by subject area. I am in the sophomore Social Studies area, and you have to take a subject area te...
by scquizbowl
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: Cavalier Open 2/23/08 @ UVa
Replies: 57
Views: 7867

CANCELLED: Cavalier Open 2/23/08 at UVa

Wow, another tournament cancelled? There have been a lot of these lately, like the one in the other thread about the Bloomfield tournament. What was the reason why it got cancelled? :neutral: