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Alabama = Dead

Quiz Bowl sorta bites in this state...
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GiveMeBrindleeOrDeath wrote:Alabama = Dead

Quiz Bowl sorta bites in this state...
Agreed.
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Will any teams, particularly Brindlee Mountain, be attending Brookwood next weekend?
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We are getting better at snead, we made it to the quarter finals of our tournaments yesterday. So things are looking up!
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Results from BMHS Invitational:

1st: Indian Springs
2nd: Hoover
3rd: Covenant Christian A
4th: Scottsboro A

Indian Springs was, at one point, down 140 to -5 and managed to mount a comeback and win by around 50 points in the finals. Congrats to ISS for the third best comeback in quiz bowl I've ever seen.
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Field for Covenant Christian this weekend:

Pool A:
Lincoln Co (TN) A
Brindlee Mt. B
Brindlee Mt. C
Aiken (SC)
Scottsboro B
Randolph A
Arab A
Scottsboro C

Pool B:
Lincoln Co (TN) B
Brindlee Mt A
Brindlee Mt D
Scottsboro A
Calloway County (KY)
Randolph B
Bob Jones
Arab B

This will be a new challenge for us, as we will be playing without Andy. I'm moving up a sophomore player onto the A team. The B team will be at full strength, though.

I don't know anything at all about Aiken this year, or Calloway County, Ky....

Should be interesting to see how the A team plays without Andy. I think that they will do fine.
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Predictions:

1st - BMHS B
2nd - BMHS A
3rd - Aiken
4th - Randolph A
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AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:Predictions:

1st - BMHS B
2nd - BMHS A
3rd - Aiken
4th - Randolph A
Just don't overlook Aiken. They're a good team who has beaten LAMP convincingly and played close multiple times against James Island, quietly one of the best teams in the Southeast. And Aiken's hungry for a tournament win. Just trust me.
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AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:Predictions:

1st - BMHS B
2nd - BMHS A
3rd - Aiken
4th - Randolph A
Great vote of confidence in your teammates...

It will be interesting to see how good Aiken is. Based on their records, I'd say that they really haven't had a chance to prove themselves yet.
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Our goal is always to be competitive in our county. We play two county rivals on Monday night and haven't played or practiced since the first weekend in December. We have been hit by a virus and some of the kids are just now getting back to school. It is over six hours to Huntsville and we are coming to try and shake out the cobwebs before Monday night. Don't look for Aiken to be a major threat to the likes of BM A or B, but we look forward to the competition in North Alabama and just getting back to playing.
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Byko wrote:
AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:Predictions:

1st - BMHS B
2nd - BMHS A
3rd - Aiken
4th - Randolph A
Just don't overlook Aiken. They're a good team who has beaten LAMP convincingly and played close multiple times against James Island, quietly one of the best teams in the Southeast. And Aiken's hungry for a tournament win. Just trust me.
The only stats I looked at were '07 NAQT Nats. They lost three seniors and returned a junior who put up 7 PPG. Based on that, I figured putting them at 3rd was pretty fair.
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mhanna wrote:Our goal is always to be competitive in our county. We play two county rivals on Monday night and haven't played or practiced since the first weekend in December. We have been hit by a virus and some of the kids are just now getting back to school. It is over six hours to Huntsville and we are coming to try and shake out the cobwebs before Monday night. Don't look for Aiken to be a major threat to the likes of BM A or B, but we look forward to the competition in North Alabama and just getting back to playing.
Like I said earlier, without Andy the A-team will be a crap shoot - or a crap fest.... Depends on if Casey and Amanda decide to fill in the gap. They are VERY capable of winning this tournament without Andy, but they are very much used to letting Andy do the brunt of the work.

The B-team is at full strength, like I said before... I think that they will do well.
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Results from the CCA Invitational:

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1st: Randolph B
2nd: Brindlee Mountain A
3rd: Brindlee Mountain B
4th: Brindlee Mountain C

Individuals
1st: Mark Morris Brindlee Mountain B
2nd: Drew Whisenant Arab A
3rd: Casey Lowery Brindlee Mountain A
4th: Amanda Hardin Brindlee Mountain A
5th: Kyle Clark Brindlee Mountain C
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Sounds like an interesting story is forthcoming.
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strifeheart wrote:Sounds like an interesting story is forthcoming.
From what I understand, Randolph pulled a switch with their A and B teams. I could be wrong, but I really hope I'm not.
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AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:
strifeheart wrote:Sounds like an interesting story is forthcoming.
From what I understand, Randolph pulled a switch with their A and B teams. I could be wrong, but I really hope I'm not.
It shouldn't have mattered. BMHS A beat Randolph B 380-80 in the prelims only to lost to them by 45 in the final... It turns out that we dont' need Andy in order to choke.

In the prelims, the A-team averaged over 400 ppg and didn't allow a single team to score over 80 points. In fact, the Randolph B game (380-80) was the closest. In the Quarter-finals, we beat Calloway County 505-40. Then, BMHS C (our JV team) gave the A team a VERY close match in the semis which was followed by the horrendous play of BMHS A in the final.

It's disgusting. It's depressing. It's Brindlee Mountain...

I will say, though, that having Andy in the final would DEFINITELY have made the difference. I can't discuss the questions, but there were some tossups in the final round that neither team got, that I know Andy would have.

Other than the last couple of games, though, the team did an incredible job without their best player. We had 4 of the top 5 individual scorers 3 of the top 4 overall teams. But, in true Brindlee Mountain fashion, we lost to a much weaker team in the playoffs.
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Results from Northeast CC Invitational:

Varsity:

1st - Brindlee Mountain A
2nd - Brindlee Mountain B
3rd - Brindlee Mountain C

Junior Varsity:

1st - Brindlee Mountain JV

All is as it should be :grin: .
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2nd in the JV was my 8th grade team

4th in the varsity was my JV team
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Now, if they all would come to snead..................lol
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1st - Brindlee Mountain A
2nd - Brindlee Mountain B
3rd - Brindlee Mountain C
Brindlee Mountain finishes in the correct order? Lies!
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Actually Chris I did witness it..
I actually read for all of the division 1 teams
They had to do some interesting team splitting due to missing players but they played pretty well..
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I posted this in the Berry Tournament thread, too... But, I wanted to let some of the Alabama folks read it:

At the Berry Tournament:

I got to witness one of the best matches I have ever seen - Brindlee Mountain B vs. Dorman A. I thought BMHS B would get slaughtered, but we were actually winning by 10 at the half-time score check. In the final six questions, Dorman went ahead by 40. Then BMHS tied it. Then Dorman went ahead by 40. Then Brindlee Mountain tied it. Etc. Etc.

Final score: Dorman A 290 Brindlee Mountain B 250.

Despite the loss, I was a proud, proud coach. My B team almost took out the #1 team in the country...

Brindlee Mountain A sucked hard.
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Rickards would be more than willing to have a registration fee as low as 40 dollars per team if Brindlee or Scotsboro came to our tournament on the 16th. Same applies with pretty much any team from way up in Alabama.
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SaiemGilani wrote:Rickards would be more than willing to have a registration fee as low as 40 dollars per team if Brindlee or Scotsboro came to our tournament on the 16th. Same applies with pretty much any team from way up in Alabama.
16th of what month?

EDIT: Never mind.
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AndyShootsAndyScores wrote: 16th of what month?

EDIT: Never mind.
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Xerxes wrote:
AndyShootsAndyScores wrote: 16th of what month?

EDIT: Never mind.
Good save
Yeah, losing track of what month you're in is never not embarrassing.
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I would love to come over there but right now we are in a huge money crunch... but I will look into the 16th for us...
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GiveMeBrindleeOrDeath wrote:Final score: Dorman A 290 Brindlee Mountain B 250.

Despite the loss, I was a proud, proud coach. My B team almost took out the #1 team in the country...

Brindlee Mountain A sucked hard.
Quoting a post where Brindlee A finished behind Brindlee B again.
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leftsaidfred wrote:
GiveMeBrindleeOrDeath wrote:Final score: Dorman A 290 Brindlee Mountain B 250.

Despite the loss, I was a proud, proud coach. My B team almost took out the #1 team in the country...

Brindlee Mountain A sucked hard.
Quoting a post where Brindlee A finished behind Brindlee B again.
I'm getting used to it. It's the damndest thing I have ever seen. I swear to you, the A team is BETTER... But the B team keeps winning.
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Full results from the Mustang Bowl
http://tiny.cc/RdFdT
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Who gets 18/20 of his team's negs? This guy.

That was a fun tournament. The late start and rounds read out of order for some teams made it an odd day, but still great. Readers could've been better, but most did a good job.
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The out of order rounds drove me crazy this last week in practice due to my bunch hearing some rounds that I know that I didn't read... late start.. well those things happen...
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Resulys from The NAQT Alabama CC Sectional


1. Gulf Coast CC
2. Pensacola
3. Bevil Jasper

The Florida teams pretty much dominated everyone except each other.
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Results from ASCA District at Snead:

Pool A:

1st - Brindlee Mountain (7-0)
2nd - Grissom (6-1)
3rd - Covenant Christian (5-2)

Pool B:

1st - Randolph (7-0)
2nd - Scottsboro (5-2)
3rd - Bob Jones (5-2)
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From the awesomeness that is the Snead District to the sucktasticness that is the Northwest-Shoals District (outside of my alma mater and last year, Muscle Shoals)

Pool A:
1. Brooks (5-0)
2. East Lawrence (4-1)
3. Lexington (3-2)

Pool B:
1. Russellville (5-0)
2. Winfield (4-1)
3. Muscle Shoals (3-2)

Of those 6, Russellville may be the only one to make it to the state tournament.
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Any word on when NAQT State is going to be? The original date conflicted with ASCA regionals
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Results from LBWCC Invitational:

1st - BMHS A
2nd - LAMP A

16 rounds of quiz bowl in one day is never a bad thing.
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LBW's team is filled with some very odd and interesting people. Never have I seen the use of face paint in Quiz Bowl tourneys, until I saw them.
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NAQT State Tournament at Brindlee Mountain on March 15.

I need teams and moderators.

Current field:

Brindlee Mountain - 4 teams
Hoover - 2 teams
Scottsboro - 2 teams
Russellville -1 team
Covenant Christian - 2 teams
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I'd moderate. That is if you'd have me.
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Cooper98 wrote:I'd moderate. That is if you'd have me.
Come moderate by all means!

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Done Deal Then!, Well never mind now. We use the same questions at the acbl state championship so I can't
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Going to state from Arab Regional:

Brindlee Mountain
Grissom
Randolph
Bob Jones
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Field for NAQT State tomorrow:

Brindlee Mountain - 4 teams
Scottsboro - 2 teams
Hoover - 2 teams
Catholic - 2 teams
Covenant Christian - 2 teams
Vestavia Hills - 2 teams
Indian Springs - 1 team
Oneonta - 1 team

Predictions/discussion?
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Lest I be Mistakened, Hoover and Indian Springs are missing their Asca Regionals to play at NAQT State. Could be mistakened though.
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Cooper98 wrote:Lest I be Mistakened, Hoover and Indian Springs are missing their Asca Regionals to play at NAQT State. Could be mistakened though.
It was held today. They rescheduled it.
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Actually Hoover when to Tuscaloosa to play for regionals from what I heard
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I dunno, I was supposed to help with it last saturday at rainbow middle. It got canceled due to the possible occurence of snow (which we got). Miss Griggs told me that it was postponed til the next saturday or tommorow. She hasn't answered any of my emails though so I really dunno
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Mrs. Griggs was at the Huntsville Invitational on Monday. She told me that they were having the tournament today (Friday March 14).

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Well good then no 6 o' clock wake ups during spring break for me then!!
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