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by DadofTwins
Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky NAQT State Championship at U of L, April 17th
Replies: 47
Views: 5632

Re: Kentucky NAQT State Championship at U of L, April 17th

Thanks for the scouting report. We're not going to play tomorrow, but we should have some fun as spectators. Hope to meet some of you then. Good luck to all.

-Ben Wiles
Logan County Homeschool Quiz bowl
by DadofTwins
Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl
Replies: 20
Views: 3745

Re: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl

Checking back in to thank everybody for their helpful suggestions and encouragement. I'm finding that with this group there's a really good TRASH team hiding somewhere under all the blank stares on the academic material. Even the easiest novice material nets a Goldfish score under 150, while they re...
by DadofTwins
Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl
Replies: 20
Views: 3745

Re: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl

As a second-year coach of a second-year team, the challenge I'm facing is not in question quality so much as answer-line accessibility. The kids I coach simply don't know enough answers to make the game fun. "Good quizbowl" is for good teams. We, simply put, aren't. We recently played an NAQT A-pack...
by DadofTwins
Wed Jan 14, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where to Start
Replies: 7
Views: 1973

Where to Start

First a bit of background: I played high school in Fallbrook, California in 1991. That would make me . . . well . . . old. I played CBI for 5 years in college, mostly by begging friends to come along to Regionals and begging the Student Senate for money. (I got quite good at the begging, but not muc...