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by ok_quizbowl
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.
Replies: 80
Views: 17065

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

Worst one that I pulled that I can think of... The OU team used to practice in the TV lounge in our dorm but had to wait until the "Days of Our Lives" crew cleared out before we could start practice. One day we walked in and witnessed a blond-haired woman with green eyes floating in space. We though...
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Jan 21, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs--we miss you!
Replies: 182
Views: 33258

Two of the better ones I've heard recently from OSSAA events:

[words words words] African-American civil rights leader...
RIGHT: Martin Luther King, Jr.
TEAM SAID: George Wallace

[words words words] recently deceased Italian operatic tenor.
RIGHT: Luciano Pavarotti
TEAM SAID: Ray Charles
by ok_quizbowl
Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quick OQBA Results
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Quick OQBA Results

26 teams from OK, KS, TX, and AR.

1) LASA
2) Drummond A
3t) Cistercian A and Edmond Memorial A
5t) Edmond Homeschool, Mustang A, Drummond B, and Rogers
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Jan 08, 2008 3:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Team Rosters
Replies: 43
Views: 7058

2008 Panasonic Team Rosters

With the original tryouts postponed because of the ice storm, the tryouts for Team Oklahoma for the 2008 Panasonic tournament were held January 6. Team Oklahoma 2008 will be: Martin Ye, senior, Jenks (4th year) Peter Zhang, senior, Holland Hall (3rd year) Brandon Ranallo, junior, Haileyville (2nd ye...
by ok_quizbowl
Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Fall Challenge
Replies: 1
Views: 1110

RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Fall Challenge

Quick results from Tulsa today... After another ton of drops, 17 teams plus yet another fearless House Team played off in Tulsa today. After prelims, Booker T Washington A, Parkview Magnet (AR), and Edmond Memorial A all stood 6-0. And the playoffs went down like this: 1) Booker T. Washington A d. 1...
by ok_quizbowl
Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Redlands Challenge
Replies: 3
Views: 1668

RESULTS: OQBA Redlands Challenge

After a series of drops and three no-shows, we finally wound up with 12 teams for the OQBA Redlands Challenge. After prelims we had a mild surprise as first-timer Oklahoma Bible Academy was the only undefeated team at 6-0. (No one can say they had a cupcake schedule, either, as they beat both Edmond...
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Sep 07, 2007 1:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Fall Tournaments 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 1301

OQBA Fall Tournaments 2007

Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance Co-Sponsored by the TU Academic Bowl Team Seventh Annual OQBA Redlands Challenge, October 6, 2007 First Annual OQBA Tulsa Fall Challenge, November 3, 2007 The Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance, in cooperation with the University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team, is pleased to invite...
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic teams
Replies: 119
Views: 44416

Re: Oklahoma

ok_quizbowl wrote:Martin Ye, jr, Jenks
Peter Zhang, jr, Holland Hall
Chris Chesny, jr, Claremore
Eric Park, sr, Jenks
Brandon Ranallo, soph, Haileyville

a 6th may be added later

Eric
Oklahoma's 6th player is Frank Han, sophomore from Edmond North.
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Apr 18, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic teams
Replies: 119
Views: 44416

Team Selection

Oklahoma has used an all-star format since the very beginning. Neither the coaches' association nor OSSAA will mess with it, and I think this is one time when the coaches' association's semi-official stance of "if it's not OSSAA format academic bowl, it's crap" serves us well, because I can only ima...
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Mar 30, 2007 12:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic teams
Replies: 119
Views: 44416

Oklahoma

Martin Ye, jr, Jenks
Peter Zhang, jr, Holland Hall
Chris Chesny, jr, Claremore
Eric Park, sr, Jenks
Brandon Ranallo, soph, Haileyville

a 6th may be added later

Eric
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Mar 12, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Events 2007-08
Replies: 0
Views: 1635

OQBA Events 2007-08

Two dates are confirmed for next year: OQBA Redlands Challenge (formerly OQBA Fall Challenge) October 13, 2007 Redlands Community College, El Reno OK OQBA Tulsa Challenge January 26, 2008 University of Tulsa, Tulsa OK Three other events are pending confirmation from their respective host schools: OQ...
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Feb 26, 2007 12:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 322986

From this weekend's state middle/elem school championship...

Neither of these were negs, but they were too priceless not to share anyway. From the elementary division, in the "a little too precocious" department Q: <blah blah> name of a soap and the material an elephant's tusks are made out of. A: ivory Kid: irony Must be a sarcastic elephant, I guess. From t...
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OSSAA State Championship Tournament
Replies: 0
Views: 1279

RESULTS: OSSAA State Championship Tournament

From El Reno, February 2: Class B: 1) Drummond; 2) Kremlin-Hillsdale; 3) Yarbrough; 4) Cheyenne The bus hit a speed-bump this year and Kremlin won the first championship game, forcing an extra game. However, Drummond rallied and won its 10th consecutive state title and 14th overall. Class A: 1) Pion...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

More Changes...

With all the weather fun, several regions scheduled their makeup area championship tournaments Saturday, so we did lose some teams. However, we gained some as well, so now we look like... We're also now on 65A to not conflict with TQBA events. *Bethel Booker T. Washington Broken Arrow Cistercian (TX...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

Field Update 1/9/2007--2 Slots Left

We are now officially on set 63A. Our field is capped at 32 teams so if you are coming and have not told us, now rather than later would be an excellent idea. *Bethel Booker T. Washington Broken Arrow *Caney Valley (KS) x2 *Drummond Edmond Homeschool x2 Edmond Memorial x2 Edmond Santa Fe (x2?) Holla...
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

Packet Switch

We are hoping to switch to 63A to avoid a conflict with the TQBA tournament. *Bethel Booker T. Washington Broken Arrow *Cameron Edmond Homeschool x2 Edmond Memorial x2 Holland Hall x2 North Kansas City (MO) Oklahoma Christian *Porter Consolidated x2 *Prosper (TX) x2 *Sallisaw x2 *Stroud Sunrise Chri...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Dec 05, 2006 5:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

Field Update 12/5/2006

Booker T. Washington
*Cameron
Edmond Homeschool x2
Edmond Memorial x2
Holland Hall x2
Oklahoma Christian
*Porter Consolidated x2
*Sallisaw x2
*Stroud
Sunrise Christian (KS) x2
Victory Christian x2

*small school teams

pending: Edmond Santa Fe, Moore, *Wagoner, *Warner
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Nov 10, 2006 12:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

Field Update 11/10/06

Booker T. Washington
*Cameron
Edmond Memorial x2
Oklahoma Christian School
*Porter Consolidated x2
*Sallisaw x2
Sunrise Christian (KS) x2

pending: Edmond Homeschool, Edmond Santa Fe, Holland Hall, Moore, Warner
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Nov 08, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

Field Update

Confirmed:
Edmond Memorial x2
Sallisaw x2
Sunrise Christian (KS) x2

Not Confirmed:
Edmond Homeschool, Edmond Santa Fe, Holland Hall, Moore, Porter Consolidated, Warner
by ok_quizbowl
Thu Oct 19, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)
Replies: 17
Views: 6861

RESULTS: OQBA Tulsa Chall. V (1/27/2007) at U. of Tulsa (OK)

The Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance, in cooperation with the University of Tulsa Academic Bowl Team, is pleased to invite all high school academic bowl teams to the Fifth Annual OQBA Tulsa Challenge, to be held on Saturday, January 27, 2007, on the campus of the University of Tulsa in Tulsa OK. Teams fr...
by ok_quizbowl
Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ridiculously hilarious protests/protest arguments
Replies: 56
Views: 22900

Best protest I've ever had to adjudicate: Caney Valley vs. Washington (not Booker T., this is Washington High from south of Norman) in the 2A championship game couple of years ago. After the first quarter I ask if there are any protests, and the Washington coach protests the Caney Valley PENS. CV ha...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Feb 07, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSSAA Oklahoma State Tournament February 4
Replies: 6
Views: 3393

Pre-OSSAA

BTW and Broken Arrow both have several unofficial state academic bowl titles before OSSAA, which makes counting difficult. I know we won in 1987 and 1989 and BTW won in 1988. OSU also held annual invitational tournaments prior to OSSAA's takeover of the state tournament; Washington won most of those...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Feb 07, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSSAA Oklahoma State Tournament February 4
Replies: 6
Views: 3393

BTW

Curiously, both the 2006 state program and the OSSAA website list BTW as winning the state title in 1991, which is incorrect. Broken Arrow won that year; BTW wasn't even second. (We beat Jenks in the final.) The OSSAA handbook, however, has it listed correctly. ESB Broken Arrow HS Class of 1991 and ...
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Feb 06, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSSAA Oklahoma State Tournament February 4
Replies: 6
Views: 3393

Results

5A: 1. Booker T. Washington; 2. Jenks; 3. Edmond Memorial; 4. Edmond North 4A: 1. Claremore; 2. Bishop Kelley; 3. Duncan; 4. Shawnee 3A: 1. Holland Hall; 2. Bishop McGuinness; 3. Deer Creek; 4. Sallisaw 2A: 1. Okemah; 2. Preston; 3. Colbert; 4. Lindsay A: 1. Rock Creek; 2. Crowder; 3. Pioneer-Pleasa...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Spring January 28 at Tulsa
Replies: 3
Views: 2258

OQBA Final Results

After 6 randomly-drawn preliminary games, there were four undefeated teams: Mustang, Edmond Homeschool A, and both Santa Fe teams. They were followed by 4 5-1 teams: Holland Hall A, Broken Arrow A, Mustang B, and Edmond Memorial B. Play-in games: (13) Hockaday B d. (20) Bethel (19) Broken Arrow B d....
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Jan 25, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OSSAA Oklahoma State Tournament February 4
Replies: 6
Views: 3393

OSSAA Oklahoma State Tournament February 4

The OSSAA has published its brackets for the state academic bowl tournament on February 4 at Redlands CC in El Reno. First round pairing look like this: 5A: 1) Tulsa Booker T. Washington vs. 8) Stillwater; 4) Edmond North vs. 5) Jenks; 3) Mustang vs. 6) Norman North; 2) Edmond Santa Fe vs. 7) Edmond...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Jan 24, 2006 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Home school teams
Replies: 32
Views: 16208

Oklahoma

Angelo was half-right about magnet schools in Oklahoma. The one he left out is the one that has the most hassle go into it--the Oklahoma School of Science and Math in Oklahoma City. Because OSSM was quite a controversial creation in the first place, and still isn't the most popular idea ever in Okla...
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Jan 18, 2006 1:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Spring January 28 at Tulsa
Replies: 3
Views: 2258

Registration Now Closed

We have maxed out at 32 teams so registration is now closed. If you would like to be on a waiting list please contact OQBA at [email protected].

Eric Bell
OQBA
by ok_quizbowl
Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OQBA Spring January 28 at Tulsa
Replies: 3
Views: 2258

OQBA Spring January 28 at Tulsa

Currently registered for the Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance Spring Challenge, an NAQT tournament to be held January 28th at Tulsa: *Barnsdall *Bethel *Bristow Broken Arrow x2 *Cameron Coweta *Drummond Edmond Homeschool x2 Edmond Memorial x2 Edmond Santa Fe x2 Enid *Haileyville *Hilldale Hockaday x2 Hol...
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Dec 09, 2005 12:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Team Oklahoma @ Panasonic
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

Team Oklahoma @ Panasonic

The final round of tryouts was held last Sunday in Oklahoma City. Panasonic Team Oklahoma 2006 will be: Martin Ye, sophomore, Jenks--returner from 2005 Ted Swang, senior, Mustang Jessica Wilson, senior, Rock Creek Andy Spriggs, junior, Lawton Eisenhower Peter Zhang, sophomore, Holland Hall Chris Che...
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Nov 18, 2005 6:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 322986

From 1) a Catholic school; 2) the tournament at *Oklahoma State* University a couple of years ago, which makes it even better:

right: Popemobile
wrong: the Sooner Schooner
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Oct 17, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quick Results from OQBA Fall
Replies: 0
Views: 1453

Quick Results from OQBA Fall

After prelims three teams were undefeated: Cistercian, Edmond Homeschool, and Edmond Santa Fe. Round of 16: 1) Cistercian and 2) Edmond Homeschool had BYEs 8) Oklahoma Christian d. 9) Mustang B 4) Mustang A d. 13) Classen C 5) Classen A d. 12) Edmond Memorial B 3) Edmond Santa Fe d. 14) Chandler 6) ...
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Jun 24, 2005 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Stars 2000 Championship
Replies: 4
Views: 3101

Stars 2000

It was not the same as KMO, but it was a similar type computer competition.

Our high school team (Broken Arrow, OK) finished in the requisite top spots (8, I think it was) in 1991 but they never contacted us about coming to Lexington to compete.

Oh well.

ESB
by ok_quizbowl
Thu Jun 23, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Predictions for Next Year
Replies: 66
Views: 32641

Oklahoma

It's difficult to say, given that many of our teams won't travel outside of Oklahoma until nationals. Next year will be an off one in Oklahoma, but I think the best teams will be: 1) Holland Hall. Don't think they'll contend at NAC or anywhere else, given that they're losing everything, but given th...
by ok_quizbowl
Tue May 31, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic
Replies: 96
Views: 48775

Panasonic Draws

Apparently Oklahoma gets Kentucky, Florida, Texas, and North Carolina.

Ow.
by ok_quizbowl
Mon May 23, 2005 3:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic
Replies: 96
Views: 48775

OK, Take 2

Oklahoma's 6th team member is Matt Baumer from Holland Hall.

ESB
by ok_quizbowl
Mon Apr 11, 2005 2:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic
Replies: 96
Views: 48775

Oklahoma

Oklahoma's team consists of Matt Pargeter (senior--Holland Hall), Sarah Swinney (senior--Putnam City West), Shannon Rodenberg (junior--Drummond), P.J. Badger (senior--Wilburton), and Martin Ye (freshman--Jenks). A sixth team member may be named later.
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Apr 01, 2005 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 322986

Worst One Ever

The sad part is, this one wasn't even a neg--the student heard THE WHOLE QUESTION. It came from one of our middle school tournaments. <blah blah blah>. Name this Japanese movie star who won't be appearing on any talk shows because he's a 500-foot tall fire-breathing lizard. Kid buzzes in and in all ...
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Feb 16, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 322986

Classics from Oklahoma

Incorrect: O. Henry Correct: Don King (this one was all mine) after the question mentioned an early Catholic saint... Incorrect: Mithra Correct: St. George This one was based on the date given... Incorrect: Haymarket Square Riot Correct: molasses Incorrect: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Correct: A C...
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Dec 08, 2004 6:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance Tournaments 2004-05
Replies: 1
Views: 2207

Spring Tournament Date Changed to 2/12/05

The OQBA Spring Challenge tournament at Tulsa will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2005. This date change was made to avoid a conflict with Oklahoma Regional Science Bowl. All other details will remain the same. For more information, contact OQBA at [email protected].com. Eric Bell on behalf of OQBA
by ok_quizbowl
Fri Sep 03, 2004 12:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: OQBA Fall Challenge
Replies: 0
Views: 1703

ANNOUNCEMENT: OQBA Fall Challenge

The Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance is pleased to invite all high school academic bowl teams to the OQBA Fall Challenge IV, to be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004, on the campus of Redlands Community College in El Reno OK (about 20 minutes west of Oklahoma City). High school teams from Oklahoma and be...
by ok_quizbowl
Wed Jul 21, 2004 12:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance Tournaments 2004-05
Replies: 1
Views: 2207

Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance Tournaments 2004-05

The Oklahoma Quiz Bowl Alliance will hold two tournaments during the 2004-05 school year. Both will be untimed tournaments using NAQT IS sets and open to all teams. OQBA Fall Challenge IV October 30, 2004 Redlands Community College El Reno, OK (just west of Oklahoma City) OQBA Tulsa Challenge III co...