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by mlaird
Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 15637

Re: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)

Staff we have so far:

Laird
Kreb
Laudermith
Nagib
Price
Dillon
Perovanovic
Riley
Promisco
M. Taylor
Capistran
Fischer
Strey
Stankevitz
Greenthal
Winkler (?)
Egan (?)
by mlaird
Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 15637

Re: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)

Also if you are interested in staffing this tournament, please contact me, too! Remember that Loyola pays you money!
by mlaird
Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 15637

Re: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)

This field is filling up: with one month to go, we have 19 teams in the field. If you haven't got a registration in yet, please send me an email at mlaird -at- loy -dot- org with the number of teams you'd like to enter.
by mlaird
Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

Congratulations to Loyola Academy, "The Smith School for Benchwarming", IMSA A, and Stevenson A for their performance yesterday; they finished first through fourth place respectively. In addition to those four teams, Auburn A and IMSA B have also qualified for the PACE NSC this summer. Complete stat...
by mlaird
Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

Culver is replacing Zion-Benton for this event. We've also been Platinum Certified by PACE, meaning the top 6 teams will qualify for NSC.
by mlaird
Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity: INTENSE — 2012–12–22 (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 50
Views: 108747

Re: New Trier Varsity: INTENSE — 2012–12–22 (Winnetka, IL)

OK sign Loyola up for one in the standard division as well.
by mlaird
Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 68292

Re: Illinois '12-'13

IHSA Brackets have been drawn: http://ihsa.org/NewsMedia/Announcements ... awing.aspx

This presumably means for Class AA:
Pool One: Carbondale, IMSA, Auburn/Belvidere North, ????
Pool Two: Stevenson, ????, Loyola, Macomb
by mlaird
Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

Field updated. I would like one more team to sign up and we'll have a nice, quaint, 24 team tournament. Please consider bringing your team to this!
by mlaird
Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

Field is up to 18, with 6 interested teams. I recommend getting registration in either here or via email if you want to be included in the field. I also need potential staffers to contact me. Remember, Loyola will pay you in the form of both money and pizza.
by mlaird
Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HUSKY II - Visual Trash Tournament
Replies: 5
Views: 1601

Re: HUSKY II - Visual Trash Tournament

Did this get did? Wondering if it could get posted so we can play it in practice before break.
by mlaird
Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7248

Re: Kickoffs

Maine South/Loyola Kickoff Results (Trophy Winners) - Competitive Division: 1. Belvidere North A (8-1) 2. Loyola A (7-2) Standard Division: 1. St. Viator A (10-0) 2. Fenton A (9-1) 3. Wauconda A ? (8-2) 4. Auburn C (7-3) My eternal thanks go out to Tom Egan, who put his heart and soul into the tourn...
by mlaird
Mon Nov 12, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7248

Re: Kickoffs

A few more specific details regarding this Saturday's tournament: When you arrive at Maine South (1111 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge) please park in the North Lot, by the tennis courts. The only door that will be unlocked is the entrance facing the courts. If you need special accommodations of any kind, p...
by mlaird
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Any Illinois or Wisconsin Tournaments in Fall 2012?
Replies: 18
Views: 5775

Re: Any Illinois or Wisconsin Tournaments in Fall 2012?

African threadfish wrote:Is there any word about the potential middle school Loyola tournament in December coming to fruition? Keith would love to send in our dues and reserve a place if possible!
This, unfortunately, won't be an open tournament.
by mlaird
Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7248

Re: Kickoffs

Loyola Kickoff is being moved to Maine South.

Due to our football team's continued insistence that they are good or something, and that they will be hosting an IHSA semifinal game, we've got to move it. Details about parking and rooms and whatnot will be posted later today.
by mlaird
Sat Nov 10, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Scobol Solo (IL 11/10)
Replies: 19
Views: 13184

Re: New Trier Scobol Solo (IL 11/10)

Finals going on soon. I'll be live tweeting at @MathewLaird again this year. Players in the final: Dylan Minarik - Belvidere North (Morning Champ) Morgan Venkus - Loyola Academy Anton Karpovich - IMSA Anand Poozhikunnel - WWS Nick W. - St. Joseph Ian Torres - Loyola Academy Greg K. - Fenton Thomas B...
by mlaird
Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7248

Re: Kickoffs

Loyola now has 10 teams in the competitive division and 24 in the standard division. We also have three teams on the waitlist, so if you know that you cannot field all of the teams that you have committed, please let me know ASAP so that these teams can be added to our tournament.
by mlaird
Sun Nov 04, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Midwest at the University of Wisconsin 11/3
Replies: 22
Views: 11345

Re: ACF Fall Midwest at the University of Wisconsin 11/3

We don't have access to your desktop files...
by mlaird
Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL
Replies: 31
Views: 8368

Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

You had Joe in for Zach in the final round. Zach went 2/0, Joe didn't play.
by mlaird
Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL
Replies: 31
Views: 8368

Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Loyola versus DCC in a best of three for the championship. DCC takes the first game by destroying the second half.
by mlaird
Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

thyringe_supine wrote:I don't feel comfortably comfortable to say that Carbondale will be bringing a team, though iirc it is on the schedule. In the meantime,
1. Is the discount for travel cumulative e. g. do we get $30 off?
No, just $10 off, but if you guys need to talk further discounts, email me.
by mlaird
Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Re: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

Field: Loyola A IMSA A IMSA B Fenton "The School That Must Not Be Named" Auburn A Auburn B Latin "Palatine School for Norse Children" Kaneland Wauconda WWS A WWS B Stevenson A Keith Country Day "Smith School of Benchwarming" Hinsdale Central A Hinsdale Central B Maine South A Maine South B Stevenson...
by mlaird
Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12
Replies: 14
Views: 4921

Loyburn @ Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) 12/15/12

Every team in the whole world is cordially invited to Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL on December 15, 2012 for this year's iteration of the Rockford Auburn/Loyola Academy co-hosted Loyburn tournament. This tournament will likely use HSAPQ's fall set for this tournament, pending final availability. Th...
by mlaird
Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7248

Kickoffs

The Loyola site for Kickoffs is full at this point. Any teams that wish to sign up will be placed onto a waiting list. I encourage you to do this, as I may have teams tell me that they cannot field a B or C team before the date of the tournament. Here is the final list of teams attending: Highly Com...
by mlaird
Mon Oct 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 68292

Re: Illinois '12-'13

Hey people, I could use a few more staff members for Kickoffs at Loyola on 11/17. $50 and pizza are up for grabs if you are interested and available.
by mlaird
Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Horatio Nelson Memorial Tournament at MSU, October 20
Replies: 23
Views: 8920

Re: Horatio Nelson Memorial Tournament at MSU, October 20

So this happened. Loyola A had two epic games against DCD A, both coming down to a single final bonus part. DCD, having previously lost to DCC B, set up a one game final with Loyola by beating DCC A in their final match. The final match saw Loyola walk away with the win. Top 3: Loyola A, DCD A, DCC A
by mlaird
Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL
Replies: 31
Views: 8368

Re: NIU HS Mirror of ACF Fall: November 3, 2012 in DeKalb, IL

Are you receiving registrations, or do we need to contact you in addition to filling out ACF's form?
by mlaird
Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 20306

Re: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)

I've emailed this set for archiving on wastebin, so it should be up whenever it gets up for those of you that didn't get to hear it.
by mlaird
Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Call for Writers for CMST4
Replies: 28
Views: 8929

Re: Call for Writers for CMST4

I will write you 10/10 in whatever as long as it isn't physics, math, or CS. I'll also be your lit and trash/CE editor.
by mlaird
Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 8352

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

Can we play against middle school teams according to IHSA rules, even in a 4-on-4 format? I'm assuming this would be the same deal as with playing against college teams.
by mlaird
Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Need an opinion from my Illinois coach mentors
Replies: 8
Views: 2653

Re: Need an opinion from my Illinois coach mentors

Yeah, certainly most tournament directors of 4-on-4 tournaments would allow kids in without a coach. Is the team still officially sanctioned as a club, even though it doesn't have a coach?
by mlaird
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 15637

Re: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)

Current Field - as of 1/14/13 Highly Competitive (11/12): Loyola A St. Ignatius Belvidere North A Auburn A St. Joseph (IN) Fenton Carbondale Culver (IN) A Latin WWS A Metea Valley Standard (18/18): Loyola B Culver (IN) B Fenwick B Belvidere North B WWS B Auburn B Maine South B Keith Country Day WWS...
by mlaird
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 15637

Loyola Ultima XV - 1/19/2013 (Wilmette, IL)

Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL will be hosting the fifteenth annual Loyola Ultima on January 19, 2013. As it was last year, this year's tournament will be run on a mirror of the LIST set produced by Ladue Horton Watkins High School. It is an extremely accessible set and was widely lauded as one of t...
by mlaird
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ
Replies: 168
Views: 66412

Re: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ

Yeah, given our past involvement with the IHSA, it is clear that they will not see it that way. Please just change it so that our school is not listed.
by mlaird
Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ
Replies: 168
Views: 66412

Re: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ

I know this is anal and all, but given recent dustups involving the IHSA, I feel it is important to note that Loyola has not expressed any interest in this tournament and should not be marked down as such. A student from Loyola has expressed interest as an individual, but he in no way officially rep...
by mlaird
Sat Jun 16, 2012 5:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 14894

Re: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution

Sorry for not posting earlier; I had been deliberately giving myself a break from quizbowl for the past week. Here's what I remember happening: 1.) Question is asked, Nolan answers and is ruled incorrect, St. Joe's picks it up, gets the bonus, Nolan protests. 2.) St. Joe's mounts one of the most imp...
by mlaird
Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NSC: June 9-10 at Washington University in St. Louis
Replies: 106
Views: 163018

Re: 2012 NSC: June 9-10 at Washington University in St. Louis

What's the deal with parking on campus? Are there any lots that we cannot park in or any preferred lots?
by mlaird
Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NAC
Replies: 189
Views: 50331

Re: 2012 NAC

My school's internet filter isn't letting me view the write-up because Chip is referring to next year's tournament as "NAC XXX" I hope many other schools have the same problem.
by mlaird
Thu May 24, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 20306

Re: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)

We are currently working out playing this on Saturday night. The DBZ side event is running the same night and there is some overlap of people, so we are trying to figure out the best way to time it.
by mlaird
Sat May 19, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 20306

Re: CAHLFS Trash @Midwest Championship (5/19)

Thank you so much to all the teams that came out to play this! I hope you all had fun. If anyone would like to mirror this tournament, it will be available for mirrors for the remainder of this season. We are also considering running some sort of shootout or something for this at HSNCT Saturday nigh...
by mlaird
Wed May 16, 2012 11:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 20306

Re: CAHLFS Trash @Midwest Championship (5/19)

That means we can expect CAHLFS to start around 7pm. We will play 10 rounds of tossups only. We will most definitely finish before 10. Teams should sign up for this with more conviction. After the finals are done, we will begin taking pizza orders for those who want to chip in on that (or maybe som...
by mlaird
Tue May 15, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 20306

Re: CAHLFS Trash @Midwest Championship (5/19)

That means we can expect CAHLFS to start around 7pm. We will play 10 rounds of tossups only. We will most definitely finish before 10. Teams should sign up for this with more conviction. After the finals are done, we will begin taking pizza orders for those who want to chip in on that (or maybe some...
by mlaird
Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 20306

Re: CAHLFS Trash @Midwest Championship (5/19)

As the actual official executor of this event, Colby will be allowed to play if he so desires. We will not be turning away anyone. As Morgan said, if you want to play, but don't have a team, then you should post here or send Morgan an email, and we can get you onto a team. Checks can be made out to ...
by mlaird
Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39796

Re: IHSA

An interesting thing in Class AA was that every single voter placed Bernard and Matt from BG next to each other sequentially in their rankings.
by mlaird
Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA
Replies: 125
Views: 26991

Re: IHSA

jonah wrote:
Mike Wong wrote:
Galena Regional wrote:Warren: 108
Orangeville: 149

Stockton: 122
Scales Mound: 84
How are these scores even possible???
Only because of villainy!

They're probably using the old scoring rules. Guh.
Stop posting while you are reading our Regional finals.
by mlaird
Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA
Replies: 125
Views: 26991

Re: IHSA

Did anybody else see that the IHSA is organizing a catered pasta bar for IHSA State this year? Srinivas won't have to bring a pocketful of vegetables!
by mlaird
Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)
Replies: 82
Views: 21576

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)

Loyola Academy cannot attend this tournament anymore due to the recent reinterpretation of IHSA rules that just happened this week. Pretty much sucks.
by mlaird
Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39796

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Poor Fremd gets Barrington in the second round and Wauconda in the championship. Odds they don't make it to Wauconda?

5 Round zeroes in AA this year. Springfield, Althoff, Maine South, Marist, Greenville.
by mlaird
Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39796

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Dominator wrote:
Bone seeker wrote:
mlaird wrote:I'm forwarding you guys emails from Riley that include McGraw's actual interpretation of the rules, which should put us in the clear.
I'm a guy, right?
He probably sent it to Kristin.
I wasn't aware McGraw was in communication with you. EDIT: Also, Jonah sent you what I have.
by mlaird
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39796

Re: Illinois '11-'12

I'm forwarding you guys emails from Riley that include McGraw's actual interpretation of the rules, which should put us in the clear.
by mlaird
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 39796

Re: Illinois '11-'12

@ Laird and Prince: Is the IHSA coming after either of you, or is it just me they're after? (I'll give more details to the general public about this later after I've done some more research into what's happening.) I just got out of a meeting with my AD, and we spoke to McGraw on the phone. Everythi...