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by BobGHHS
Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAY ONE RESULTS: Solon HS 2-Day Tournament (2/17-18/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 3225

We got buried in the last 24 hours, but I think its supposed to be steady the next few days without much more snow.
by BobGHHS
Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9721

We're coming, I sent you an email.
by BobGHHS
Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9721

Can we get a field update, I'm going to run it by my team this week and see if they'd be interested in driving up.
by BobGHHS
Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAY ONE RESULTS: Solon HS 2-Day Tournament (2/17-18/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 3225

He sent out a field update... dunno if you got it or not...

Looks like the good part of the field will be State College, Tippecanoe, Culver and us...

Some other teams could surprise, but it should be two good days of competition.
by BobGHHS
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Ironhead Memorial Tournament at Pitt on 3/24
Replies: 2
Views: 1992

I would totally bring a team, but that date blows for me... weekends of March 17-31 are pretty much locked up for us Ohio HS quizbowl guys... sorry.
by BobGHHS
Sat Feb 03, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319351

From today at Buzzerpalooza:

This piece of skin in the back of the mouth...<BUZZ>

Incorrect: Urethra
Correct: Uvula

Sadly, that was our JV.

Also:

On video, he was seen having trouble handling an automatic shotgun...

Incorrect: Dick Cheney
Correct: al-Zarqawi
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 11, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ABD2007
Replies: 13
Views: 6751

Thats ok, Mason Hall was much more modern and clean than the Modern Languages Building anyways. Hopefully this year after I leave, I won't have to make an ER trip to get treated for Pleurisy.
by BobGHHS
Wed Dec 06, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319351

Wrong: Spinal Tap
Correct: The Chipmunks (Alvin &...)

Wrong: Spongebob Squarepants
Correct: Matt Leinart
(on a clue about 'his favorite place to eat is Wahoos Fish and Tacos')

There were many more this weekend, I just can't remember them...
by BobGHHS
Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Team in Tournament?
Replies: 28
Views: 10654

In Ohio, almost always does the host team play. Only a slight few tournaments (Tippecanoe being the only one off the top of my head -- and Joe can enlighten us why) have the host team not playing here. We hosted (and won) NAQT States in Ohio last year... nothing fishy happened, and for the most part...
by BobGHHS
Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 TrASH! (11/11/06) @ Raleigh Charter HS (Raleigh, NC)
Replies: 8
Views: 3287

We will be mirroring this tournament on December 2, 2006... details to come soon.
by BobGHHS
Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Two day/Two forum Tournament (2/17, 2/18/07) @ Solon HS (OH)
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Bob- We should be there for both, as long as I can get the kids to commit two days to me, which shouldn't be a problem... As always, I'll be around to read and help out, and if you get out of town teams, we can put together some ideas for entertainment for them at night after the NAQT day is complete.
by BobGHHS
Fri Sep 15, 2006 3:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: BRAVE Falcon '06 (11/18/06) @ Bowling Green (OH)
Replies: 7
Views: 3361

Tim, you really need to stop scheduling the same weekend as OSU-Michigan...
by BobGHHS
Wed Aug 30, 2006 9:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Questions for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1473

No they do not, OAC is mostly academic, and as much as I like playing trash, it is frowned upon to put anything non-academic in OAC matches.

It is 10/set (10 per year).
by BobGHHS
Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Questions for Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1473

Questions for Sale

While going through all of the paperwork and old questions in storage before practice the other day, it occurred to me that I still have tons of copies of questions from our tournaments from 2002-2005. The questions are in Ohio Format (I know... blech). They make good practice questions. While Ohio ...
by BobGHHS
Sun Jun 25, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: East Coast Summer Open: Crime on Goat Island @ CMU
Replies: 16
Views: 9840

My only complaint is the abrupt decline in bonus quality in the middle of the bastard packet and having to say "THE father" "THE Mother" "THE Child" "THE Social Contract" etc for the answers, also at that pt, the 30-20-10 on "Bat Out of Hell II" came in as did states from nicknames, college from al...
by BobGHHS
Sat Jun 03, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 309
Views: 132002

My team went a disappointing 4-6... missing our #2 guy apparently hurt more than expected... Still had a great time in Chicago, and got to meet many of the people I've only talked to over the internet, so I still had a great time. Good luck to all those competing in the playoffs tomorrow, my money i...
by BobGHHS
Thu May 25, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: QU San Antonio boast thread here
Replies: 26
Views: 11942

and Wilmington Charter gets to play both Clear Lake AND Bryam Hills A in prelim rounds (which will make it harder to have those four teams in separate quarters of the playoffs) And they also get to play 5x Ohio State Champion and 2-3 time National Top-5 (at least at ASCN) -- Copley... That is quite...
by BobGHHS
Thu May 04, 2006 10:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery Rumble on the Pike III
Replies: 49
Views: 20442

ETC --

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't this the same format that was used at CWRU for Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship until like two or three years ago?
by BobGHHS
Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 309
Views: 132002

Eric, will there be a cap on entries this year? Just wondering.
by BobGHHS
Tue Apr 25, 2006 1:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Who's gonna win?
Replies: 38
Views: 17614

Lee-- you're right, we could have a huge off-topic discussion about it, but I'd rather not get into it... Until Ohio becomes primarily-NAQT, we will not be able to compete on level ground on a regular basis with the powerhouses. Sure, Solon did well last year, but they had Noah, who was probably the...
by BobGHHS
Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Who's gonna win?
Replies: 38
Views: 17614

Your two best bets from Ohio are my team (Garfield Heights) and Tippecanoe. However, Ohio's educational system is sub-par at best, which is why in general, Ohio teams do much more poorly at Nationals than do the Virginia teams, and certain other states. I would expect both to finish over .500, but I...
by BobGHHS
Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Representatives and All-State Teams
Replies: 33
Views: 15183

Ohio sends the OAC (Ohio Academic Competition) State Champion to PAC every year, which explains why we do pitiful. This won't be decided until May 6. Last year, if we could have sent my two best players, Noah Rahman, Zach Witeof and two other strong players, probably Steve and Kyle from Tipp, we wou...
by BobGHHS
Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

Pre-regional top teams in Ohio: (Note: This is stupid OAC format, so the poll is not necessarily true in other formats) (Note2: This is only ranking teams going to regional tournaments, otherwise Orange would be on here) 1. Fisher Catholic 2. Copley 3. Tipp 4. Garfield Heights 5. St. Charles (A, B, ...
by BobGHHS
Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT vs. State Organization Tournaments
Replies: 12
Views: 5001

In Ohio, we just picked up NAQT States last year. I ran it at our school this year with a scheduled turnout of 32 teams, although this shrunk to 27 the morning of the tournament. In Ohio Academic Competition format (blech), we have 6 regional tournaments, at which there are usually between 13-16 tea...
by BobGHHS
Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 69765

This was a question I got in West Virginia format, which is just toss-up; so it wasn't a power, but I thought it was pretty impressive anyways... Reader: Jebel Toubkal... BUZZ Me: Atlas Mountains Yeah, well between Steve and Kyle this year, I've seen you guys tear up some of the best powers I've ev...
by BobGHHS
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT and PACE-Who's going to which?
Replies: 50
Views: 23686

We will be at NAQT for the first time since 2003... hope to hit some of you up Friday night for scrimmages...
by BobGHHS
Fri Apr 07, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT Real-Time (sorta) Stats
Replies: 9
Views: 5597

I don't pay much attention to the college circuit, but I did notice Harvard's D2 team had Kyle Haddad-Fonda and Samuel Lederer... who I believe squared off in the HSNCT finals last year... that other guy, John Leseiutre... his name sounds familiar too, but I can't place where. It's good to see excel...
by BobGHHS
Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Personal Announcement
Replies: 16
Views: 6324

Awesome ETC, congrats... although I was looking forward to the day Thomas Chuck returns to NE Ohio...

Those darn case tournaments just aren't the same without you...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brief Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship Results
Replies: 0
Views: 1328

Brief Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship Results

Results of the Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship, held at Case Western Reserve University today, 3/25. 1st - State College A 2nd - DCC A 3rd - State College B 4th - Garfield Heights A Scoring: 1st - Joel Knight, DCC 2nd - Jim Hrdlicka, Garfield Hts. 3rd - Robert Makishi, Copley 4th - Michae...
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319351

I think this happened two years ago (maybe last year, but not sure...) The question had to do with a category that was basically "nuts and berries"... which meant the question or answer could have something to do with it.... So the lead-in is like... "yadda yadda... identify this large labial flatul...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 11, 2006 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT Ohio State Championship Results
Replies: 0
Views: 1312

2006 NAQT Ohio State Championship Results

First off, let me thank all the teams who came out for a great tournament. Besides some weird things happening during the day, the tournament pretty much went off without a hitch. Overall, I thought the questions were good and the competition was awesome. My guys were finally able to win their first...
by BobGHHS
Wed Mar 08, 2006 9:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

In regards to them not coming... they may have not gotten an invite... Not that I wouldn't have... but I only invite whoever I have mailing addresses for (emails that is) and whoever they forward it to... so if many teams don't get it, not much I can do. I can't go searching millions of websites to ...
by BobGHHS
Wed Mar 08, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

I'm not sure if we're going to Cincinnati State yet, but I do know that we plan on going to NAQT Nationals, even though we'll be missing one of our best players... Hopefully we get a chance to match up with Walnut Hills there... since we probably won't see them anywhere else (except maybe OAC states...
by BobGHHS
Tue Mar 07, 2006 7:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

Solon is a completely different team without Noah... don't forget, they also graduated Chris Sparks and Jason Dickman, who were both great players. Ajay is good, but you can't replace the #1 scorer in the country. Solon will probably be a semifinalist at NAQT States this weekend, but I don't think t...
by BobGHHS
Mon Mar 06, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

The Shadyside thing fell through, mainly b/c it was a game on email tag that ended up getting aggravating... The brackets are already drawn up and ready to go... I tried to make them as even as possible, then I let Noah make the final judgments on them... Although I stuck Fisher with two of the St. ...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 04, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

I HATED ASCN... the only thing it did that I liked was allowed all the time in the world for sightseeing...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 04, 2006 8:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

I wish you guys would... Ohio needs some representation besides us...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 04, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

I'll assume he meant Tom then, he said a guy I'm pretty sure. In regards to Lakota East... we ran into them at Round 2 last year at state, and the way we had played at Regionals (5-0, 65 ppg average) we expected to play well against them and come out on top. Needless to say, after two categories it ...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 04, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

JDD... so I'm to understand you are the really really good player from Walnut Hills then?... I've heard all about your team from Joe Bellas... and I wish you guys the best of luck at OAC Regionals. If you're as good as Joe says, you guys have a good shot to win OAC States. If we goto Cincinnati's to...
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl 2006
Replies: 26
Views: 11566

Ohio Quizbowl 2006

I figured I might as well re-start the topic... this time however, I think we should compare in the two formats... OAC 1. Fisher Catholic - what other team can win the Copley Tournament without their captain. 2. Orange - They have one of the best unknown players in the state in Matt, and they will m...
by BobGHHS
Wed Mar 01, 2006 11:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319351

Q: In the War of the Roses, what flower represented the House of York?

A: Carnation
by BobGHHS
Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT Ohio States - Looking for Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1937

I'm still in need of a few readers for NAQT Ohio States on March 11th... if you can help out, shoot me an email [email protected] .

Note: The tournament is at Garfield Heights High School (not Kent State)
by BobGHHS
Thu Feb 23, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ASCN
Replies: 3
Views: 2019

ASCN

I don't know if anyone else did... but we got an invite to ASCN yesterday in our mailbox. Apparently it is still on, and its happening just before NAQT Nationals.

Anybody else?
by BobGHHS
Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319351

I'm not sure what SCT packet that question was from, and I know this is the wrong board to put this on... but this is what Hentzel said on the quizbowl group. Players and Coaches -- People may now discuss questions (and anything else) from the Division I SCT sets that were played this past weekend a...
by BobGHHS
Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Power-Matching
Replies: 7
Views: 3221

Power-Matching

Having only attended NAQT Nationals once, I want to know how they go about power-matching teams... that is... how they can do it efficiently after each round... I just think it would take too long if you had to announce the new pairings each round... how do they go about doing this? I still plan on ...
by BobGHHS
Thu Feb 09, 2006 3:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Limiting teams?
Replies: 4
Views: 2260

I know that St. Charles (Columbus) here in Ohio generally brings 5 teams to each tournament. Two weeks ago at Case they had 8 teams...

However, their coach is courteous enough to ask ahead of time to register 3 or 4, and then if the tournament has room, to let her add more.
by BobGHHS
Fri Jan 27, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT Ohio States - Looking for Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1937

We're sitting at 12 in D1 and 12 in D2 right now, but I haven't been able to broadcast it yet (will do so tomorrow at buzzerpalooza...) I have a bunch that have committed verbally but have not given me paperwork or payment yet... Here is what I have Garfield (1) Solon (2) Findlay (3) Firestone (1) -...
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 26, 2006 11:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT Ohio States - Looking for Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1937

2006 NAQT Ohio States - Looking for Help

Anyone who will be in the Cleveland area on March 11th and would like to help out as a reader at NAQT States, please send me an email at [email protected] ... the more help I can get, the better.
by BobGHHS
Wed Jan 11, 2006 6:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319351

Eric-- our assistant coach Q. Blah Blah, sits above the 7 Key... A. F8? Doing a crossword puzzle before practice... Me: What's a country that borders Jordan with 6 letters... Eric: Syria... I give him a dirty look Eric: WHAT? S-Y-R-I-A... oh... One more... Q: Letter Round J- New Orleans - "The Cradl...
by BobGHHS
Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bringing In Girls....
Replies: 66
Views: 34011

Last year on our state-runner up varsity team (and actually the year before as well) we had two guys and two girls. However, in the 6 years I've coached, I've seen the girls on my team go from like 5 out of like 12 players to like 3 out of 10 players and this year 1 out of 8 players. I have enough t...