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by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Apr 15, 2010 1:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT - Small Schools
Replies: 28
Views: 5304

Re: HSNCT - Small Schools

Last year's beaten finalist, Russell, lurks on the waitlist 9 spots away from the field...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Apr 09, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 228
Views: 38201

Re: 2010 NAQT HSNCT

A team in Ohio, Sycamore, has been told they are #6 on the list... Regarding reserved berths, if I'm reading the information on the website correctly, only the state/provincial championships held this week and next get reserved berths, but it's at NAQT's discretion whether or not a spot is held for ...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3672

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

Having power marks beyond the phrase "for 10 points" was a bit awkward. Fortunately, it didn't make a difference in any matches.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Feb 04, 2010 2:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10149

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

How's the weather forecast look for the weekend? I've been told that Buffalo is going to get slammed with 1-2 feet of snow, which would make driving up there Friday night not exactly a good idea.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Jan 27, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10149

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

I'm registered on NAQT's site. (YSU)
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl
Replies: 20
Views: 3685

Re: The Transition from Bad Quizbowl to Better Quizbowl

Speaking for my league here in Northeast Ohio, we made the switch in the 2007 season to NAQT. We use an A-set and IS-set to cover our league and tournament. I tried to convince the coaches -- who were all familiar and comfortable with the Ohio format -- that tossup/bonus was the right way to go forw...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10149

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

I am coming to represent Youngstown State in D1, solo. I look forward to the numerous and plentiful beatings I will be dealt.

At practice this week, we will see if we have enough players with passports to form a D2 team.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Midwest at Michigan, Ann Arbor (1/16/10)
Replies: 43
Views: 11541

Re: ACF Winter Midwest at Michigan, Ann Arbor (1/16/10)

Youngstown State must, with regret, withdraw. Sorry to wait until 4 PM.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10149

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Youngstown State has no choice but to attend here. We're in Region 7, and it's the closest site. I'm hoping to bring a D1 and D2 team -- the D1 team may end up being me playing solo, although I hope not.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Dec 01, 2009 12:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tyler Neral Scholarship Fundraisers
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Re: Tyler Neral Scholarship Fundraisers

I'm copying this from the Ohio forum -- it was posted Friday, Nov 20, the day after Tyler's funeral... Background Tyler Neral was a student of mine at Brookfield the year I taught there. He played trombone in my marching band, and was in 8th grade at the time. This past Sunday, he took his own life....
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Midwest at Michigan, Ann Arbor (1/16/10)
Replies: 43
Views: 11541

Re: ACF Winter Midwest at Michigan, Ann Arbor (1/16/10)

At least one team from Youngstown State.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: List places you'd like to see the 2011 HSNCT
Replies: 127
Views: 21862

Re: List places you'd like to see the 2011 HSNCT

As much as I would love to see HSNCT in my home state, I just took a quick glance at the hotels in Cleveland and the Convention Center itself. None have, on their own, the requisite number of meeting rooms -- and I would hate to move back to a situation where games are placed in converted regular ho...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 16216

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

I'm catching up on other events that happened in the last few weeks. Once those are finished, then I'll start on the playoff stats.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Oct 27, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 16216

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

I apologize to you, your team, and anyone else who was let down by my tardiness. However, in the meantime, I did get the remaining 2 results I needed to complete the prelims, and I was able to find a few other errors that I had not caught previously. The entire preliminary round report is available ...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 16216

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

I have the prelims done with the exception of one game -- Group 4, Round 4, Millburn A v Northern Valley B. Along those same lines, Group 4, Round 2, Charter D v North Shore A has no individual stats. Unless someone has those, I will use something approximating each player's average stat lines to pl...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 16216

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Here's an update... As far as the prelims go, Groups 1, 2, 5, and 6 are complete. Group 3 is missing only one game from round 9; I've e-mailed Dan about it. I'm working on Group 4 for the rest of the night. It's missing quite a few games, though, at least through round 5. Assuming I finish what I ha...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5839

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Unfortunately, the only other player who had committed to come with me has withdrawn, and I'm not going to play solo. YSU is out. Sorry.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5839

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Any updates? From YSU, there are more than enough interested, but not nearly enough with passports...still working on it.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5839

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Speaking for Youngstown State, I am interested...I will try to find out at practice tomorrow if anyone else is AND has passports.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)
Replies: 32
Views: 4805

Re: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)

I believe we can stay to play in either case.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 16216

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Yes, I have the files and will begin working on them tonight. Dan, I sent you a message already via FB, but if you have a schedule that I can use as I'm going through each round, that would be helpful.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17388

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

http://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament-te ... nt_id=3097

This reflects the revised SQBS with Hammond games changed to forfeits.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)
Replies: 32
Views: 4805

Re: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)

Youngstown State will bring 1 team, with a chance of a second.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio '09-'10
Replies: 42
Views: 5873

Re: Ohio '09-'10

Is anyone else having problems with the Ohio forum?
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2nd Annual DAR High School Invitational 8/22/09
Replies: 47
Views: 6981

Re: 2nd Annual DAR High School Invitational 8/22/09

Hi Matt -- NAQT has tasked me with uploading the results of tournaments this year to their website, and Chad K. sent me the data file from your event. Just a quick question if you still have the scoresheets -- in game 59 (of which there were 2 in the original file sent to me, I corrected that, so it...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 349
Views: 82774

Re: 2009 NAQT HSNCT

Something that I learned the hard way in my work in Ohio is that tournament directors should direct, readers should read. I am not saying that R. is not a competent reader. I am saying that he should be available for any and all situations that occur that require his attention. From what I could gat...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed May 20, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 349
Views: 82774

Re: 2009 NAQT HSNCT

Is the cut for the small school playoffs still 4-6?
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Oct 03, 2008 2:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OAC Discussion 08-09
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Re: OAC Discussion 08-09

Thank you, Bob... Yes, it's true. The problems started the year before when, during a winner's bracket quarterfinal, I was reading and one of the coaches frantically called timeout as I was reading the first question of the lightning round (the last 20 questions of the match that can only be loosely...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OAC Discussion 08-09
Replies: 18
Views: 2816

Re: Ohio Academic Competition bids for 2009

When I was in high school the rule was that the appealing team forfeited its next match on any lost appeal, no matter how legitimate. As it is, this hasn't been enforced to my knowledge in several years. I believe the committee wishes to keep it as a vehicle to punish frivolous protests. It happene...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri May 30, 2008 11:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 HSNCT Post Tourney Discussion - TJ Wins!
Replies: 128
Views: 12433

Re: 2008 HSNCT Post Tourney Discussion - TJ Wins!

Apologies if this was discussed before, but were there small school playoff games this year? I remember that, before, teams that went 4-6 but were in the small school class had a chance to make a run through those playoffs and were joined by those that dropped down from the open playoffs.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field
Replies: 37
Views: 4906

Re: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field

All rankings are whack...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field
Replies: 37
Views: 4906

Re: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field

State coefficients 2004-2007 Rank State Total 1 VA 43.2619 2 PA 40.5 3 SC 38.3333 4 MD 36.0833 5 GA 35.2183 6 DE 31.5 7 KY 30.325 8 OH 28.625 9 MI 27.9277 10 NJ 24.25 11 TX 23.4286 12 AR 23.3333 13 AL 22.9167 14 CA 22.6529 15 IL 20.3333 16 MS 18.5 17 WA 18 18 WI 18 19 MN 15.6357 20 OK 15.5778 21 FL ...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field
Replies: 37
Views: 4906

Re: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field

This is my own ranking set I've compiled, based on the way European club soccer teams are ranked when they qualify and participate in their continental competitions. This only takes into account games at HSNCT over a rolling 4-year period (this year it is 2004-2007, next year 2005-2008, etc.). Preli...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Mon Mar 10, 2008 12:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 NAQT HSNCT Announcements
Replies: 33
Views: 11077

Re: 2008 NAQT HSNCT Announcements

I counted the field list and the state championships...I may have miscounted, but I only saw 125 in the confirmed field and 27 state championships (152 total). What did I miss?
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Pittsburgh SCT
Replies: 9
Views: 2238

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:and all of the readers (in Division I at least) were very good.
Thanks for that...I was in room 340 and read the even numbered rounds. It was my first collegiate tournament and I wasn't sure how it was going to go...I definitely would like to read this event again next year.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bowling Green State University BRAVE Falcon 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Confirmed registrants include... Northmont - 1 Arlington - 2 Crestview (Convoy) - 2 Greenville - 2 Danbury - 1 Stow - 2 Ottawa Hills - 2 DCC - 4 GH - 1 Findlay - 2 Brush - 3 Anthony Wayne - 2 Loveland - 2 Copley - 1 St. Ursula - 1 Bellevue - 2 Tippecanoe - 2 Others interested... St. Charles Paulding...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Worst Match Ever
Replies: 45
Views: 11636

Speaking of idiocy and people in positions of authority, I submit the following tales from the Mahoning County League... 3 years ago, I received a complaint from a coach after the team that had beaten them played "Another One Bites the Dust" as they were leaving to catch their bus. Last season, I h...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Worst Match Ever
Replies: 45
Views: 11636

Speaking of idiocy and people in positions of authority, I submit the following tales from the Mahoning County League... 3 years ago, I received a complaint from a coach after the team that had beaten them played "Another One Bites the Dust" as they were leaving to catch their bus. Last season, I ha...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Oct 10, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 MLB Season
Replies: 106
Views: 22045

I remember a time when a sports event could be adequately covered by two people. QFT. Fortunately, most soccer games still are--at least, the ones ESPN don't mess up. (e.g. Anthony LaPaglia at the 2006 Champions League Final. WTF??) The best is on Fox Soccer Channel late nights, when they broadcast...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bowling Green State University BRAVE Falcon 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Registration forms are available from me at g_boss98@yahoo.com, and this tournament will be posted on Facebook soon.

I'm hoping to hear from Michigan teams, especially those who have participated in the past, so that the tradition of Ohio v Michigan banter on the day of the game can continue.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Sep 30, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What... no women's world cup (futbol/soccer) talk?
Replies: 9
Views: 2625

Germany wins the tournament without conceding a goal, and scored 21. I think they're the best team in the world. Brazil has the best player in the world, but crap behind her in support. USA suffer from a lack of professionalism and professional experience which won't be corrected until 2009, when th...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What... no women's world cup (futbol/soccer) talk?
Replies: 9
Views: 2625

It's hard to get pumped for games that start at 5 AM eastern. I do hope we win, of course, but I'll DVR it until the Final...if we get there.
by MahoningQuizBowler
Wed Sep 12, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bowling Green State University BRAVE Falcon 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1508

Bowling Green State University BRAVE Falcon 2007

The Bowling Green State University Academic Quiz Team, in partnership with the Mahoning Valley Quiz Bowl Association, is hosting the BRAVE Falcon 2007 high school quizbowl tournament on Saturday, November 17th, and we would be honored to have students from your school attend. Students from all high ...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Aug 26, 2007 11:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Favorite Intentional Neg
Replies: 29
Views: 9832

I agree with reading the entire tossup if it is started before time expires. I really hope this is added to the official NAQT rules at some point, but even if it's not, what's to stop tournament directors from making that modification to their own tournaments if they are already classified as "unoff...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Aug 21, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The judge
Replies: 51
Views: 16241

I'm waiting for a story from someone who had to take The Judge through an airport...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Tue Jul 31, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Champions' League
Replies: 79
Views: 16813

Today is the beginning of the second qualifying round for this season's Champions League. Props to the following... Montenegro: Congratulations, Zeta. In your country's first season of European competition, you've advanced a round. Now get ready to get beat by Rangers...if they don't disqualify them...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A very serious request
Replies: 44
Views: 22340

As requested...oh, and so I don't get sued for plagiarism, I do hereby recognize and affirm that these words were copied and pasted from the Yahoo group qtcentral, and that the author was Bryce Avery. In no way, shape, or form do I claim to be using these words for personal profit. This original wor...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A very serious request
Replies: 44
Views: 22340

This isn't the first time something like this has gone down.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/qtcentral/message/766
by MahoningQuizBowler
Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A Quiz Bowl T-Shirt?
Replies: 33
Views: 27103

Team shirts are rather common in Ohio. A few that I could find... Unfortunately, I have no pics of this, but one JV team had black shirts with white print on the front: a fist surrounded by the text "I'd Rather Be Fighting The Man" A team that went to HSNCT this year had these shirts... Front: http:...
by MahoningQuizBowler
Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48359

Congrats, Bob. Enjoy your day off and good luck in the semis.