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by mlaird
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAVE @ Rockford Auburn, 2/4/12
Replies: 32
Views: 24364

Re: RAVE @ Rockford Auburn, 2/4/12

Loyola will be bringing enough people to split our B team into two teams of three (which they would probably prefer), if that makes things easier. If not, then they can just sub.
by mlaird
Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 20835

Re: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)

Loyola will probably have two teams for Uber. The B team has qualified for NSC, but probably won't be attending, if that matters. Edit: The B team totally will be attending NSC, but not actually this, because it is prom weekend.
by mlaird
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19974

Re: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)

Dan-Don wrote:Loyola University dropped, so if anyone wants that 24th spot, it's all theirs. If no one takes it, we'll form a scab team.
Since we are on the waitlist, can we have the spot?
by mlaird
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Sorry for the statistical errors. In all likelihood, they are my errors. I was the lone man in tournament central all day running two tournaments simultaneously and inputting the stats for them. Hopefully next year we will have less snow and a better staffing situation. Speaking of which, I would li...
by mlaird
Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

IMSA won the first game of the advantaged final 450-345 to claim 1st place over DCC. Congratulations to both teams.

EDIT: Stats: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/152
by mlaird
Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

In Uber, after the round robin, IMSA A emerged 1 win ahead of both DCC and Carbondale. DCC and Carbondale played a game which was won by DCC to play IMSA in a disadvantaged final. The first game of that is going on right now. In Standard, Wauconda cleared the field while Carbondale B defeated Fenton...
by mlaird
Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Brother Rice A and B just dropped from the field due to snow concerns. 22 in Standard right now. We will form 2 scab teams. If anyone else drops, we will adjust the entirety of the schedule. If anyone from Uber drops, we will move Loyola B up, and have 1 or two Loyola teams in Standard, depending on...
by mlaird
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

As of this moment, Loyola will not be cancelling any activities on Saturday. I am told that nothing will be cancelled unless a water main breaks or the power goes out. The weather reports show that snow should be stopping around midnight tonight. Things will be cleaned up around here well before our...
by mlaird
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Jeff, you are right. The email slipped through the cracks. I will pull Loyola B from the Über division and split my players into a couple of teams in the standard division so they aren't as strong. Colby, Fenwick C is in if you want them to be, otherwise we will have a couple Loyola split squads fro...
by mlaird
Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Email I sent out a couple minutes ago: Thanks for signing up for Loyola's annual Ultima tournament this weekend! I ask that all teams reply to this email with a cell phone number of a coach or other representative that can be contacted in the case of inclement weather or other emergencies. Please pl...
by mlaird
Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Yeah, any emergency teams from here on out would play for free.

Ben, we'd love to have you guys come out! Let me know if there's anything I can do to make it happen!
by mlaird
Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

OK, I am still trying to get other teams to come, but it is not looking great. As it stands, I think we will have an Uber division of 12, which will play a full round robin. I have 22 Standard teams, so I'm looking for ideas other than trying to get two scab teams together. Here are the divisions th...
by mlaird
Thu Jan 12, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 15162

Re: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12

Loyola has 9 or 10 people potentially interested in this if we can fit into 3 teams. I'm assuming that we will, since some of the teams already entered will likely combine.
by mlaird
Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

DCC B is out of the field now, as well. Since we probably won't get back up to 36 teams, I'm going to work on seperating teams into two divisions, unless someone has other ideas.
by mlaird
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

OPRF has dropped from the field. Three spots are available.
by mlaird
Mon Jan 09, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Nolan: That's all probably moot, because it looks like there's a strong preference for splitting into two divisions anyways. Others: Auburn A and B have pulled out, so there are now two openings in the field. Chicago Christian has expressed interest and Loyola C is available to round it out if no on...
by mlaird
Mon Jan 09, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Before we get to the nitty gritty, I would like a response from coaches about a concern that has arisen. I continue to get interest from more and more teams as we get closer to the date of the event. Would teams prefer that we split this tournament into two divisions (Uber-competitive and standard, ...
by mlaird
Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIST II is looking for mirrors!
Replies: 18
Views: 11388

Re: LIST II is looking for mirrors!

How is this set coming along? Will there be power marks again?
by mlaird
Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

I am still in need of two or three more moderators, so if you know anyone who likes pizza and remuneration, please have them contact me or post here!
by mlaird
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

We have a full tournament of 36 teams. Details will go out to coaches and moderators tomorrow with rules and instructions. Those who have asked for invoices will get them then.
by mlaird
Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Moving Day wrote:Is it possible the BG and Stevenson coaches are making plans to attend Fremd instead?
Yes, this is probable, but if that's not what the kids want to do, I don't want them to have limited options.
by mlaird
Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Last chance to get a team into this tournament! There are only six days left before this tournament will officially be filled to capacity. Buffalo Grove, Stevenson people? If you want to come independent of your school, you can email me and we can make that happen.
by mlaird
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NTV liveblog
Replies: 22
Views: 5824

Re: NTV liveblog

Loyola 240 - Dorman 135 at the half.
Loyola 275 - Dorman 305 after 15.
Loyola 340 - Dorman 350 after 18.
Loyola loses by 5 points on a protest: Dorman 390 - Loyola 385
by mlaird
Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

We are up to 32 teams with 4 on the waitlist, which means that after December 26th, we will only have no spots left! If you plan on signing up, please hurry!
by mlaird
Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North
Replies: 40
Views: 10094

Re: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North

You got my message that I sent a few days ago that Loyola cannot field a C team, right?
by mlaird
Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

That has been done. I still need more readers for this tournament, so please let me know if you like being paid and you like free pizza.
by mlaird
Thu Dec 01, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

No No No don't do that! You are signed up!
by mlaird
Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39807

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Here was my ballot:

1.)IMSA A
2.)Auburn A
3.)Loyola A
4.)Latin
5.)Carbondale
6.)Macomb
7.)Stevenson A
8.)Belvidere North
9.)New Trier
10.)IMSA B
11.)Metea Valley
12.)Buffalo Grove
13.)Wheaton Warrenville South
14.)Fenton
15.)Loyola B

Yes, my 15th place is home team favoritism.
by mlaird
Sun Nov 13, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39807

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Bone seeker wrote:We look forward to the football lunch game at Kickoff next week.
I actually might have access to flags that we can use.
by mlaird
Thu Nov 10, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Field update. I am getting interest from teams based on the announced question provider for other tournaments that day, so there should be plenty more teams signing up.
by mlaird
Thu Nov 10, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 15162

Re: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12

I know there will be several Loyola teams present; I will do my best to get an exact count soonish. Donald, let's work together to send out an email announcement about this tournament in the next week or so? Also, it occurs to me now, you are coming out to run this, right? So you'll be staffing for ...
by mlaird
Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn at Rockford Auburn, 11/12/11
Replies: 29
Views: 5615

Re: Loyburn at Rockford Auburn, 11/12/11

But is basketball 5-on-5? Can we have a Loyola A+Coach vs. IMSA A+Coach friendly? I foresee posterizing Dr. Prince. This could quite possibly be the most important competition in IL this year.

EDIT: Tom Egan, will you be available to ref this game?
by mlaird
Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Also, this tournament is definitely going to need staffers. One should remember that there is precedent for Loyola Academy paying pretty handsome sums for a day's worth of reading.
by mlaird
Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

We are working out a possible side event for this tournament.
by mlaird
Wed Oct 26, 2011 8:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Field update.
by mlaird
Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scobol Solo 10/22
Replies: 37
Views: 26446

Re: Scobol Solo 10/22

1st place: Lloyd Sy
2nd place: Dylan Minarik
3rd place: Nolan Winkler
4th place: Andrew Wang
5th place: Ben Chametzky
6th place: Srinivas P
T7th: Webster Guan, Alex Kling
9th: Andrew Van Duyn
by mlaird
Sat Oct 22, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scobol Solo 10/22
Replies: 37
Views: 26446

Re: Scobol Solo 10/22

I can post updates here if nobody else does.
I cannot figure out how to make cover it live work, so I'll be tweeting updates here:
http://twitter.com/#!/MattLaird1
by mlaird
Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scobol Solo 10/22
Replies: 37
Views: 26446

Re: Scobol Solo 10/22

Since the live updates are broken now or something, Dylan Minarik secures a bid to the finals with a 12-7 win over Andrew van Duyn in my room.
by mlaird
Thu Oct 20, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New QTQ High School Question Set is Available
Replies: 5
Views: 1927

Re: New QTQ High School Question Set is Available

This is seriously another sample question? It totally went over well the first time this answer line was used on a national stage... "It can be observed in ring-tailed lemurs, guinea pigs, and raccoons, and elephants and gorillas are known to do it while eating. Some studies have provided evidence t...
by mlaird
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UIUC ABT Earlybird tournament (10/15/11)
Replies: 55
Views: 51867

Re: UIUC ABT Earlybird tournament (10/15/11)

IMSA won the tournament by clearing the field. Loyola and Auburn tied for second with two losses each. Loyola took second based on PPG because Auburn didn't want to stay to play it off.
by mlaird
Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011-2012 Niles West Tournament
Replies: 11
Views: 1500

Re: 2011-2012 Niles West Tournament

Is this tournament still happening?
by mlaird
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

It looks like interest is going to far outstrip my original 16-24 teams estimate, so I might reconsider how this tournament is being run. Please keep signing up! We will make things work! If you would like to staff and be paid and get delicious pizza, let me know/make a post here!
by mlaird
Sat Oct 08, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice mirror @ Northwestern (10/1/2011)
Replies: 44
Views: 13182

Re: Fall Novice mirror @ Northwestern (10/1/2011)

While I agree with what has been said above, I think the problem lies within the rules themselves. There is a wide range of abilities at HSNCT, and Mr. Reinstein's suggestion might be more in line.
by mlaird
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 74
Views: 29082

Re: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)

Loyola will have one team in the U-C division and two teams in the Standard division. We might decide to move up our B team at a later date.
by mlaird
Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

King of Carrot Flowers wrote:How large do you plan on the field being?
We're shooting for between 16-24 teams, as long as we have enough readers.
by mlaird
Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

This field is obsolete. Look at the post farther down for more details.


Staff:
Laird
Egan
Greenthal
Fenton (1)
Wheaton Warrenville South (1)
Belvidere North (1)
Perovanovic
Prince
Peterson
Bergeon
Riley
Long
Fischer
Strey
DCC (1)
Nagib
by mlaird
Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23626

Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL will be hosting the annual Loyola Ultima on January 21, 2012 . This tournament will be mirroring the LIST II set produced by Max Schindler, et al. This tournament is consistently one of the most competitive in Illinois each year. It has traditionally been invitation o...
by mlaird
Mon Sep 26, 2011 11:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED - Loyola Academy Minnesota Novice Mirror - 10/8/11
Replies: 3
Views: 821

Re: Loyola Academy (IL) Minnesota Novice Mirror - 10/8/11

This tournament has been cancelled due to lack of interest. Rockford (Auburn) is going to attempt to use this set for their F/S & Novice tournament in January.
by mlaird
Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BMI2 in Bloomington, IL on January 14, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4155

Re: BMI2 in Bloomington, IL on January 14, 2012

Any northern mirrors of this planned?
by mlaird
Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice mirror @ Northwestern (10/1/2011)
Replies: 44
Views: 13182

Re: Fall Novice mirror @ Northwestern (10/1/2011)

Loyola C would like to be #24 if you get the staff. Stevenson put two teams on the waiting list, so you're 8th on the list. I think it's a moot point though as we probably won't have enough staff. I should know by Tuesday if we're going to increase to 24. Well I'll staff if you can get it up to tak...