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by Golden Tiger 86
Tue May 14, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 17414

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

Liberty is the best MS team I've ever personally seen. I was hoping that they'd do well at nationals, and they earned all their plaudits.
by Golden Tiger 86
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 17414

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

ASCA State Tournament results

Division 1
1st-Hoover
2nd-Vestavia Hills
3rd-Altamont
4th-Gadsden City

Division 2
1st-TR Miller
2nd-Good Hope
3rd-Elkmont
4th-Brooks
by Golden Tiger 86
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 94
Views: 17414

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

Regarding ranking discussions and the like for Alabama for this year: At the end of last year's thread, I listed the teams from our state that I thought would be in the hunt for the title this year, and some reasons why I felt that way. After this year's ACE Camp at Huntsville gave me a chance to t...
by Golden Tiger 86
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Your Worst Moment In Quizbowl
Replies: 16
Views: 8534

Re: Your Worst Moment In Quizbowl

A teammate having his phone go off in the middle of a bonus in an elimination match at the 2004 HSNCT. A bonus that I never heard but would have 30'd, which forced me to go for a power on a Lute Olson question with time running out (I missed). After it had happened--and he had been severely chewed o...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Apr 08, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2016-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 31344

Re: Alabama 2016-2017

James Clemens beats Spain Park 310-305 on the last question of Game 3 of the best of 3 finals to win the ASCA State Tournament. The first match went to Spain Park on a tiebreaker, the second to James Clemens on the last question.
by Golden Tiger 86
Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2012-2013
Replies: 60
Views: 13001

Re: Alabama 2012-2013

From the district at Wallace State Today: The following teams will move on to Regionals: Pool A: West Point (5-0) Arab (4-1) Elkmont (3-2) Pool B: Athens (5-0) Cullman (4-1) Hartselle (3-2) Add the following, and it looks like we have one regional set... Brooks (4-0) Russellville (3-1) Muscle Shoal...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 2010-2011
Replies: 48
Views: 9132

Re: Alabama 2010-2011

I'd be shocked if Russellville got to state, honestly. I don't necessarily think it's the coaching (Mrs. Daily's replacement is more than willing to work with them), but right now the pipeline is just dry. They'll be starting one senior and two sophomores--they need to get a lot better, and soon to ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule/discussion 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 9521

Re: NAC schedule/discussion 2010

A writeup is fine. Chip's is not.

Just for the record, the fact that Bayside is now considered one of the 8 best teams in America tells me all I need to know about :chip:
by Golden Tiger 86
Tue May 11, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RC Cola Classic at UT-Chattanooga 5/9/2010
Replies: 21
Views: 3332

Re: RC Cola Classic at UT-Chattanooga 5/9/2010

It was Octopussy, the Louisville folks (IIRC, anyway).
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Jul 25, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '09-'10
Replies: 64
Views: 8166

Re: Alabama '09-'10

Russellville will have a team. How good they'll be depends on A: How well Nick plays sans the other 3 starters. B: How much Joe improves (he was a solid player, but him getting better would be nice) C: What the younger kids do. I fully expect this group to get to state, but after that, who knows?
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu Apr 30, 2009 4:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Alabama Teams Going To Nationals: Hoover Brindlee Mountain DAR Covenant Christian Sand Rock Thoughts? I think that Hoover has a good chance of placing higher than any Alabama team ever has in the HSNCT. I think that tied for 21st is the best so far. Hoover could definitely do that, especially consi...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Thanks Mr. Rutsky, it was a REALLY close match. The game wasn't decided until the 2nd to last tossup. Given another set of questions, I'm sure the result would have been quiet different. Congrats on A: the state title and B: the state MVP award. I hate that Russellville got keelhauled against Spain...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Nice win for our guys. Beating Brindlee is not an easy task at all, and especially on NAQT questions.

Tomorrow should be interesting, although Hoover HAS to be the heavy favorites.
by Golden Tiger 86
Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Apparently Vestavia's gotten good, Hoover and ASFA are loaded, Spain Park really laid the hammer down at the Hoover Tourney earlier in the year, Grissom's Grissom, and my beloved alma mater has everybody back from last year's 4th place team. This is Russellville's best shot at a title since I was in...
by Golden Tiger 86
Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Wow, someone is very much conspicuous with their absence.

What happened to Springs?
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

I was 3 for 4 at Tuscaloosa...

Pool A:
Hillcrest (4-0)
Winfield(3-1)

Pool B:
Russellville (4-0)
Northridge (3-1)
by Golden Tiger 86
Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: "Slaughtering" in middle school quizbowl
Replies: 30
Views: 4169

Re: "Slaughtering" in middle school quizbowl

I am assuming that there is no B team(6 or fewer players), or that the B team is the one doing the slaughtering(as is entirely possible). If neither of these are true, then slaughter away. That was the thing...we had 12 players going, and the tourney was needing an extra team, so we split into 3 4-...
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu Mar 12, 2009 2:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: "Slaughtering" in middle school quizbowl
Replies: 30
Views: 4169

Re: "Slaughtering" in middle school quizbowl

Other than having one team cry when we beat them 525-110, it worked out pretty well. Maybe I'm a bitter, cynical sociopath, but making the other team cry sounds pretty awesome to me. And from my own point of view, being completely blown out of the water by another team is a lot less demoralizing th...
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

And Russellville was not one of them. Doggone it. BTW, regionals should be fun this year. I am sorta glad Florence got to go, although to be quite honest, I'm not so sure the Shoals Area really warrants 2 teams, much less 4 (although, to be quite frank, I'll be kinda surprised if a certain team show...
by Golden Tiger 86
Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: "Slaughtering" in middle school quizbowl
Replies: 30
Views: 4169

Re: "Slaughtering" in middle school quizbowl

Take it with a grain of salt (it's been nine years since I played MS quizbowl), but I really think there has to be some limit on how bad you beat folks. With a caveat: if the tourney determines seeding on points scored. For instance, there were a few tourneys I played that were round-robin. In those...
by Golden Tiger 86
Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Slade, I can tell you Russellville didn't even make the playoffs in Middle School State... and we brought home second at Bob Jones... CCA beat us in the finals... John and Robbie were on the all-tournament team though... a rare thing for Russellville... CCA's always been solid. Disappointed in the ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Mar 07, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Anybody know how ASCA Middle School State ended up today? Or, for that matter, the Bob Jones Tourney
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu Feb 26, 2009 3:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Why was the Shoals district split like that? There are 8 available district games, so a single pool of 7 would be the obvious way to do this. ASCA is so freakin' weird... That's what I said... it was, putting this lightly, retarded. Making one pool seemed like the only logical thing to do in my eye...
by Golden Tiger 86
Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Trust me Brooks is not that good... on Saturday at the tournament Slade was reading at and my team was playing in, I don't think they won a game. Brooks is not good at all. I don't want to belittle their kids, but I read for them twice and they got absolutely murdered. And it wasn't like they were ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Having seen the competition at NWSCC, and seeing one of our three "representatives" the next day, I safely say that Russellville should be given a bye to regional for at least the next infinity years. The Shoals Area wasn't this bad when I was in school, and God only knows it wasn't a quizbowl power...
by Golden Tiger 86
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Alabama Championship
Replies: 21
Views: 2864

Re: NAQT Alabama Championship

Sure about that date, mi amigo?
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

I agree with Lee. They are the real deal and Alvin is an absolute MONSTER! It looks like the power in quiz bowl in the great state of Alabama has shifted from Huntsville south. Springs, Hoover, ASFA? I always figured there would be a day when the folks in Birmingham would rise, especially when one ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

My best guess for their reasoning is that it's hard to organize the team right now, with half of the team playing football/in the band. Of course, I could be completely wrong, but that would make sense.
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stupid educators thread
Replies: 71
Views: 7690

Re: Stupid educators thread

Damn...and I thought my 10th grade history teacher discussing Ben Franklin's invention of the light bulb as the "Wizard of Menlo" was bad
by Golden Tiger 86
Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 26395

Re: Alabama 08-09

Are you a grad of GC, or Gadsden (or Litchfield, or Emma Sansom?)

Russellville SHOULD be pretty good. If they can keep working, I think they have a shot to finally break the glass ceiling.
by Golden Tiger 86
Fri May 16, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Problems with the Future
Replies: 25
Views: 2469

Re: Problems with the Future

I would be doing the same thing Lee... Lee, if it is 2 of the ones I am thinking of, I will talk to them if you want me to... More of a general consensus... It's like "We want to be good, but only if it involves doing no work. Don't worry. We're Brindlee Mountain. Brindlee Mountain is always good."...
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu May 15, 2008 1:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

Well I am proud of my bunch and since it is going to be my last group at Scottsboro, I think we went out on a good note. Just so everyone knows, I got the pink slip and I am pretty sure this will kill the program at Scottsboro due to no one caring enough to even do it. On another note, I think BMHS...
by Golden Tiger 86
Mon Apr 28, 2008 11:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients
Replies: 17
Views: 2572

Re: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients

quizbowllee wrote:WOW... I almost fell over of shock when I saw this. I had no idea I was even in consideration. Thank you all so much. This is a great honor!
Congrats...it's a LOOOOOOONG due honor.
by Golden Tiger 86
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

Russellville really should be in good shape. This is as stacked a team that Russellville's had since the 2001 Chris and Adam Pace death machine.
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

The match with Grissom was pretty epic I believe. I love James Weldon Johnson and Henry Ford!! After the loss to Hoover we lost all composure and basically went to sleep, but 4th is pretty respectable for a team that went (1-7) last year. Good Lord, you think that Golden Tiger avatar's big enough? ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

And, of course, my alma mater really clarified their pool with Grissom by...losing to Pelham by playing the absolute worst match they'd played probably since they were in middle school. And now, to the good stuff... The 2008 Top 4: 1. Hoover 2. Brindlee Mountain 3. Indian Springs 4. Russellville Rus...
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu Apr 10, 2008 2:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.
Replies: 80
Views: 14949

Re: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.

I once got a question off: "In 1971, he led the majors with 48 homers."

The answer was Willie Stargell
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Apr 06, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

AndyShootsAndyScores wrote:Results from Marshall County Tournament:

1st - BMHS
2nd - Arab
3rd - DAR

And that's all I have to say about that.
I'm guessing it was pretty bloody, wasn't it?
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Mar 30, 2008 1:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

Eh, it happens.

Plus, if a decent or good player gets hot, bad things can happen. I figure this Russellville bunch will at least be decent at state, but next year SHOULD be their shot. They're all back...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

Re: Alabama '07-'08

Damn...Oneonta? I'm a little surprised myself.
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Feb 16, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '07-'08
Replies: 191
Views: 48286

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)...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Aug 19, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SEC Pants Party!
Replies: 27
Views: 6828

I definitely agree there was a case to be made for both sides, but Michigan did get hammered by USC in the Rose Bowl and Florida DID destroy Ohio State, so it seems like the folks got it right. Having said that, what was lost in the whole "SEC IS TEH AWESUM, EVERYONE ELSE IS THE SUX0RZZZZZ" that wen...
by Golden Tiger 86
Thu Aug 16, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SEC Pants Party!
Replies: 27
Views: 6828

The MS schools aren't returning to respectability, that's one thing. Ole Miss won't beat Arkansas, even in Oxford, and while McFadden may not win the Heisman, he is the best runner on his team. Having said that, here goes nothin'... East: 1. South Carolina 2. Florida 3. Georgia 4. Tennessee 5. Kentu...
by Golden Tiger 86
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Magnet school discussion
Replies: 58
Views: 17753

I have to agree with Jerry on that point.. we put way TOO much stress on athletics Seriously, you ought to see a picture of the field house at my old alma mater...hell, I'll throw it up for you now http://goldentigers.net/football/Facilities/Field%20House.jpg changed picture to link since it's too ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: I am tired of awesome people dying
Replies: 136
Views: 14276

Was Tammy Faye awesome? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070722/ap_on_re_us/obit_tammy_faye_messner She didn't hit 75, so no. BTW, the awesome John Kronus of the Eliminators died on Wednesday. That's something like 34209238049238049238429348203948293042349872309482394238904283049 wrestling deaths over ...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Who let the dogs out? Rant about Michael Vick.
Replies: 35
Views: 9346

I'm not a big fan of dog fighting or anything, but I just don't understand why doing it makes someone a bad person. Dog are dogs. And I like dogs a lot, but people who watch them kill each other are pretty far down my totem pole of hatred. I think it has more to do with the "putting them and electr...
by Golden Tiger 86
Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Who let the dogs out? Rant about Michael Vick.
Replies: 35
Views: 9346

As a ranking member of the Atlanta Falcons glorious 18-man fan club, let me say that Vick, up until recently had been great for Atlanta. People forget just how horrible the Falcons had been before he became the full-time starter in '02, and the win in Lambeau, and the game in Minnesota, and the utte...
by Golden Tiger 86
Mon Jul 09, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 MLB Season
Replies: 106
Views: 20232

Tegan wrote:In baseball news, the 1927 Yankees were resurrected and posessed the bodies of the Minnesota Twins Friday night ........

The baseball equivalent of a Canadian baby fur seal clubbing expedition. Ay de mi!
No, it's just the Twins. The 4 runs the next 2 days confirmed it.
by Golden Tiger 86
Tue Jun 26, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: I am tired of awesome people dying
Replies: 136
Views: 14276

This sucks. This really, really sucks.

Apparently, they also found steroids in his home.
by Golden Tiger 86
Sun Jun 17, 2007 10:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 MLB Season
Replies: 106
Views: 20232

Fair enough.