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by Matthew D
Thu Mar 02, 2006 8:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

we will see you down there Lee.. Wish you luck up to the point that we have to play you guys :wink:
by Matthew D
Wed Mar 01, 2006 7:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

See I have the other pain.. I am having to fund raise and other things but right now I haven't really involved the players.. I would rather they worry about winning :lol:
by Matthew D
Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

I think Snead is already full but you can email and ask..
by Matthew D
Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

It was 75 to 85 with Northridge winning.. we had two chances on the last two questions to pull it out but it was not meant to be...

Dang Lee, that was the worse case situation that we were talking about the other day...
by Matthew D
Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

Nope, they stopped having one about 2 years ago from what I can gather. I have an eager bunch of junior high kids and a bunch of parents that are willing to help me get this thing off the ground, so we will be back soon. I figure we should be conpeting on a regular basis next year. Right now, I am j...
by Matthew D
Mon Feb 27, 2006 11:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama NAQT MIDDLE School State
Replies: 0
Views: 1187

Alabama NAQT MIDDLE School State

Dear Coaches and Teams, I would also like to make an invitation to you and your team to join us at the 1st Annual NAQT State Middle School Championship. It will be held at Scottsboro Junior High School on April 22, 2006. The cost of the event is 55 dollars with a discount of 5 dollars if you bring a...
by Matthew D
Mon Feb 27, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

I appreciate that.. I just have very high hopes for this particular group and the next 2 that I have waiting in the wings...
by Matthew D
Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

My bunch is really really young. they are all 8th graders, I hope that their participating doesn't cause a problem. They are going to be my HS team next year, if I can convince the HS princpal that it something that he needs to support plus the fact that Scottsboro HS does not have a team at all rig...
by Matthew D
Mon Feb 27, 2006 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

I have to agree with Lee, the tournament was overall a good experience.. I wish my bunch had done better but I think they got intimidated... playing Mt. Brook then Brindlee Mt was not the best way to start the day off..
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Danville Academic Tournament (9/23/06) in KY
Replies: 18
Views: 8745

I was thinking that but just wanted to make sure... didn't know if they were starting off like we are at Scottsboro
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Toward a True National Organization...
Replies: 159
Views: 63629

I think I would like to attend the meeting also, I might have to ride up with Lee's crew though
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Danville Academic Tournament (9/23/06) in KY
Replies: 18
Views: 8745

Okay not to sound stupid but which state?
by Matthew D
Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Toward a True National Organization...
Replies: 159
Views: 63629

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by Matthew D
Fri Feb 17, 2006 9:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Toward a True National Organization...
Replies: 159
Views: 63629

Okay poor choice of words on my part, Lee but what I was trying to get at woudl be some type of unification of formats across the board.. I also think that the survey might be the way to go in the quest to address the needs of quiz bowl community. Personally, I would like to know what has caused us ...
by Matthew D
Fri Feb 17, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Toward a True National Organization...
Replies: 159
Views: 63629

Personally, I would love to see a "one-size" fits all format. It would make prep for contests a bit easier IMO As for the slight varation of rules, I think it could be something very similar to what happened when the NCAA came into existance for the colleges. You would have a governing body that wou...
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

I wouldn't mind seeing that happen. I think it would benefit all of the teams that were a part of it. At the least, you would know the teams that were serious about participation in quiz bowl
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 16, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

Lee, You bring up a good point, that quiz bowl is unappreciated. It has been very interesting to see my current situation unfold due to the fact that we have created a "buzz" here in Scottsboro. We have managed to make into the local paper twice for both of the tournaments that we have been in. I ho...
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 16, 2006 11:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

ouch, I didn't realize that it was that fast also... and you are right there needs to be something done to stop exodus from quiz bowl. I know that here is Scottsboro, till I got here this year, they had not had any team at the middle school level. The High School was not much better but they did hav...
by Matthew D
Thu Feb 16, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

yes the Scottsboro crew will be there.. I have 3 teams going..
by Matthew D
Wed Feb 15, 2006 7:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

Well I know I will be there this year for sure..
by Matthew D
Wed Feb 15, 2006 12:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

From what I understand NO that we don't have preset districts.. it is fluid based on the number of teams in a given area. Lee, I feel your pain. I wish we could convince more schools to come over to the NAQT style questions and do an overhall of the ASCA region situation but I guess that has a very ...
by Matthew D
Tue Feb 14, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

Very true words Steven. But at the same time it does help some of the "newer" teams like mine to participate in ASCA but I do question some of the regional assignments. But I do the same thing when I start looking at the one for AHSAA pairings for football, basketball, etc.
by Matthew D
Sun Feb 12, 2006 1:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Community College Sectional Results
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Just wondering how Northeast Community College did..
by Matthew D
Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

I wish I could be there to see that one if it comes to pass..
by Matthew D
Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

Thanks for the exposure Lee... I am very excited about this!!! I will attempt to keep everyone up to date with the prep for it.
by Matthew D
Wed Jan 25, 2006 6:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Any Varsity Tournaments in the Southeast in February?
Replies: 24
Views: 10636

thanks Lee sent that exact email to me just before you did... I guess I must have missed it when I was looking for it..
by Matthew D
Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Any Varsity Tournaments in the Southeast in February?
Replies: 24
Views: 10636

Lee, do you have his email? I can't seem to locate it on the MMI website
by Matthew D
Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood AL JV tournament
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Thanks Dr Barry.. it might have been your tournament it was on the ASCA site for some reason I assumed it was an Alabama tournament. The email was out of date. Let me see, we might be interested in coming..
by Matthew D
Mon Jan 23, 2006 3:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood AL JV tournament
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Brookwood AL JV tournament

I was wondering if anyone has the contact information for this tournment that is coming up in February.
Thanks
Matt
by Matthew D
Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scottsboro Junior High Tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 2068

Thanks Lee.. that means a ton and we might be doing another one come spring for the junior high... And stop calling me Mr Dennis, makes me feel old :lol:
by Matthew D
Sat Jan 21, 2006 8:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scottsboro Junior High Tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 2068

I wanted to post the results from the Scottsboro Junior Invitational that was held today (Jan 21st)

First Place Brindlee Mountain A
2nd Place Arab A
3rd Place Russellville Middle
4th Place Hartselle A

Overall high scoring individual Kyle Clark 825 points for 117.86 ppg
by Matthew D
Mon Jan 16, 2006 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 Jefferson Invitational Academic Tournament - January 14
Replies: 21
Views: 12255

I wouldn't mind getting a copy myself...
by Matthew D
Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quiz Bowl Camp
Replies: 8
Views: 4053

Dr Barry,
Is there going be a coach's session during the ACE camp?
by Matthew D
Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama '05-'06
Replies: 452
Views: 185111

Good luck Lee and I will see you next weekend over at our place..
by Matthew D
Wed Jan 11, 2006 12:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bringing In Girls....
Replies: 66
Views: 34125

Right now on my team we have 9 Girls and 8 Boys but as Lee said most of the time the girls are bit more timid but at times they can be "fire-brands" but I have notice that the girls are better at getting more people to ask me about trying out for quiz bowl in the next year. (we are a new team so thi...
by Matthew D
Sun Jan 08, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Quiz Bowl Camp
Replies: 8
Views: 4053

Thanks for the link... looks like something I might need to find funding for..
by Matthew D
Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scottsboro Junior High Tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 2068

I just wanted to update this so far we have

Brindlee Mt Middle
Flat Rock
Handley Middle School (Roanoke AL)
Hartselle Jr. High School
Brookhaven Middle School

So if any of you know a middle school coach that might be interested in coming please have them contact me
by Matthew D
Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Favorite Readers
Replies: 17
Views: 8589

I will give props to Lee Henry.. he isn't bad at all either..
by Matthew D
Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best quiz bowl/academic schools?
Replies: 51
Views: 26406

well if I were closer I would come and see if I could help you get started..
by Matthew D
Thu Dec 15, 2005 8:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best quiz bowl/academic schools?
Replies: 51
Views: 26406

Okay Steven, sounds like something you need to start working on at Alabama :wink:
by Matthew D
Thu Dec 15, 2005 1:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best quiz bowl/academic schools?
Replies: 51
Views: 26406

Steve I was hoping you were going to answer this one, I forgot to ask you about this the other day at the Brindlee Mt tournament... but you are right that it is kind of strange that there in no Quiz bowl
by Matthew D
Thu Dec 15, 2005 12:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best quiz bowl/academic schools?
Replies: 51
Views: 26406

Just wondering if anyone at U of Alabama or any of the other SEC teams could comment on the state of their programs. I just saw that UG and Florida are going strong but any others, my daughter was asking about if they had one. She is only a 6th grader but planning ahead it appears
by Matthew D
Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Brindlee Mountain High School Invitational - Dec. 3
Replies: 40
Views: 19816

Okay I am not going to pile on but if you had a problem with it, why didn't you come talk to Lee during the lunch break or at the end of the day. Like has been said before, Lee is trying to get some good tournaments going in Alabama and I have known him personally for several years and the man would...
by Matthew D
Fri Dec 09, 2005 1:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Brindlee Mountain High School Invitational - Dec. 3
Replies: 40
Views: 19816

Hobodog wrote: Primarily the favoritism displayed to the Brindlee Mountain team.
Just wondering was going on for this comment
by Matthew D
Tue Dec 06, 2005 9:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Brindlee Mountain High School Invitational - Dec. 3
Replies: 40
Views: 19816

quizbowllee wrote:
Golden Tiger 86 wrote:
Out of curiosity, is that Cherokee County or Cherokee?
That was Cherokee High School of Colbert County. It was NOT Cherokee County.
Okay misspoke again.. :oops:
by Matthew D
Tue Dec 06, 2005 12:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad moderating
Replies: 60
Views: 26581

you might want to be a bit more diplomatic about the whole thing due to the fact that you might really kill your voluteer pool. My main problem is with coaches who are taking way too long to read (I can live with the pronunciation, but when one or two folks are a round behind everyone else it reall...
by Matthew D
Mon Dec 05, 2005 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Brindlee Mountain High School Invitational - Dec. 3
Replies: 40
Views: 19816

I believe it was Cherokee County but I will let Lee confirm that for sure

Lee, I really think you had a great tournament.. I was a great time and I really like coming to work at your tournaments.
by Matthew D
Mon Dec 05, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad moderating
Replies: 60
Views: 26581

Max is right about Alabama and I understand what you are trying to say but at the same time, you might want to be a bit more diplomatic about the whole thing due to the fact that you might really kill your voluteer pool. Personally, I don't mind helping out but I really am challenged when it comes t...
by Matthew D
Sun Dec 04, 2005 1:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Brindlee Mountain High School Invitational - Dec. 3
Replies: 40
Views: 19816

Guess I should have stayed a bit longer.. sounds like it got really interesting after I left
by Matthew D
Thu Dec 01, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Brindlee Mountain High School Invitational - Dec. 3
Replies: 40
Views: 19816

I am really looking forward to seeing some of you guys play on Saturday