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THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL AND PARKLAND HIGH SCHOOL WIN THEIR FIRST; WHITE PLAINS WINS ITS SECOND

Tuesday

Thompson (AL) took the lead at the start and never let go. Typical of their excellence in this contest was a solo shot on the very last question: “Mike Huckabee has stepped down from his Fox News show, as he may launch a presidential campaign. What was his occupation before he entered politics?” (Ans. Pastor)



School Feb 3 Feb 10 Feb 17 Feb 24
Bloomfield (GA) 100 125 0 80
Dawkins (SC) 140 115 0 0
Paideia (GA) 305 225 260 160
Hopkins West (MN) 130 130 0 260
River Trail (GA) 330 390 355 255
Weaver (GA) 120 110 0 35
Thompson.(AL) 270 260 145 345
Miller (GA) 95 120 0 105
Woodglen.(NJ) 115 110 0 40
Howard (GA) 175 170 0 0

 


 


Wednesday League

In impressive solo shot by Powdersville (SC) put them in second place, 20 points behind White Plain's (NY) lead: “What 20th century novel opens with these words, ‘Riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs.’" (Ans. Finnegans Wake) A second solo shot, this time on a Trig problem, put Powdersville in the lead. White Plains promptly retook the lead, 170-165 over Powdersville, after a Food question: “Cinnamon and cocoa season the Cincinnati style of this specialty, which is great served on angel hair pasta. Name the dish.” (Ans. Chili) White Plains won its second game, by a 270-240 margin over Powdersville.



School Feb 4 Feb 11 Feb 18 Feb 25
White Plains 215 320 215 270
Groton-Dunstable 190 105 160 155
Macon Central (GA) 90 0 0  
Berlin (NY) 140 105 0 115
Peach County.(GA) 130 40 0 140
Powdersville.(SC) 155 160 265 240
University of Detroit Jesuit 250 180 215 225
Central 0 210 0 85

 


Thursday League

Parkland (PA) took a 15-point lead over Pingry (NJ) after gaining 15 points on THE ORIENT bonus. Pingry played them close the rest of the way, but perennial participant Parkland won its first QuizNet game in five years, by a 315-275 margin over Pingry.



School
Feb 5
Feb 12 Feb 19 Feb 26
John Cooper (TX) 190 235 235 260
Horace Mann (NY) 115 140 260 250
Parkland (PA) 205 190 235 315
Horace Greeley (NY) 85 165 210 180
Yorktown (VA) 155 210 200  
East Varsity (PA) 295 185 305 240
Pocono Mountain East (PA) 130 75 140 130
Pingry (NJ) 290 310 355 275
Pocono Mountain West (PA) 195 160 240 225
Southern Lehigh (PA) 120 190 215 200
Phillipsburg (NJ) 205 195 225 220
Westside 115 75 0 80
Rutland 0 50 0 65
Seminole 0 150 190 210

 


ANNOUNCING OUR WINTER 2015 QUIZNET TOURNAMENT.
Note that we now offer a middle-grade league as well as high school leagues.
Connected to the Internet, your academic team can compete directly with schools hundreds or thousands of miles away without the costs and inconvenience of traveling.
The cost to enter our Winter National QuizNet tournament is $150.
You may compete in up to eight preliminary matches, plus another one or two games if you make it to the playoffs.
All matches last about an hour, and will take place every week, starting the first week of February, for 8 consecutive weeks.

Connected to the Internet, your academic team can compete directly with schools hundreds or thousands of miles away without the costs and inconvenience of traveling. As such, QuizNet is the greenest of all possible quiz bowl tournaments.

The cost to enter our Fall National QuizNet tournament is $150.

You may compete in up to eight preliminary-round matches, plus another one or two games if you make it to the playoffs. This is a terrific value, and every quiz bowl team that has access to the Internet should be a QuizNet competitor.

All matches last about an hour, and will take place every week, starting the week of Sept. 24, for 8 consecutive weeks.

High School Leagues (choose one):
Wednesday (3:30 Eastern Time)
Thursday (3:30 Eastern Time)

Middle school/junior high League :
Tuesday (4:00 Eastern)


If your school has never before participated in QuizNet, you’re invited to join us for a “try-before-you-buy” game. The free high school exhibition game will be played Wed. Sept. 19 at 4:30 Eastern. The free middle school exhibition game will be played Tues. Sept. 18 at 4:00 Eastern.

Each match consists of three parts:
Warm-Up Round, Bonus Round, and Stump the Experts Round.

Each school winning any regular-season match automatically qualifies for the National Academic Championship.

A complete list of rules is found here: http://www.qunlimited.com/qnrules.htm. All communication will be done by e-mail, and you must give an e-mail address which you will be checking every few days, and we suggest you white-list our address NAC1983@comcast.net so that our messages don’t end up in your spam folder.

All online matches are hosted by Charles Beall.

More Information: Contact Charles Beall directly at 801-699-3424 .

Connecting to QuizNet. One computer per team may be connected to the QuizNet chatroom. Connect your Java-enabled computer to the chatroom by clicking on the word
HERE.

On the popup screen just type in a Nickname (name of your school) and click connect.

It is crucial that you and your school´s computer specialist resolve any filter/firewall issues that may prevent your team from connecting to our channel, and this should be before the first match.

Register for our Winter 2015 QuizNet tournament.


THIS IS WHAT QUIZNET "LOOKS" LIKE ...
First-timer Riverdale Middle School (OH)
rejoices after a correct answer.
Powdersville High (SC) wrote their own caption for this photo:
"During a particularly challenging question...okay, any question."

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