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Scholars Bowl takes third at Maranatha

Scholars Bowl takes third at Maranatha

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 18, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Top stories

  The scholars bowl team competed at a tournament held by Maranatha Christian Academy on Thursday, Jan. 17. The team received third place and finished the day 5-2 with a total score of 385 points. Overall, junior Eva Burke felt the team performed very well. “I think we had a good run, we were very close ...

Scholars bowl team goes 4-3 at tournament

Scholars bowl team goes 4-3 at tournament

Tanner Smith, JagWire reporter/photographer

November 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS

The scholars bowl team competed at a tournament held by Saint Thomas Aquinas on Wednesday, Nov. 15. While the team did not compete in any finals rounds, the team went 4-3 and scored a total of 445 points. Overall, senior Johannes Seberger felt the team did well given the conditions they had leading ...

Quiz Bowl places sixth at De Soto meet

Quiz Bowl places sixth at De Soto meet

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

December 1, 2017


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The Quiz Bowl team placed sixth out of 36 teams in its meet at De Soto High School on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The team brought two teams to the meet: a senior team, who finished the meet with a record of 9-0, and a junior team that finished with a 6-3 record. At the meet, since there was such a large nu...

Quiz Bowl competes in first meet of season at Eudora

Quiz Bowl competes in first meet of season at Eudora

Sydney Parker, JAG managing/copy editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS

  Quiz Bowl competed at its first meet of the season at Eudora High School on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The team consisted of six students: seniors Jameson Isaacsen, Madeline Myrick, Landon Butler, Nora Lucas, Tom Colling and junior Nathan Sheehan. In order to prepare for the first meet, the t...

Quiz Bowl team dynamic adjusts to accommodate member specialties

Quiz Bowl team dynamic adjusts to accommodate member specialties

Alison Booth, JagWire editor-in-chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

As they prepare for the upcoming season, the dynamic of the Quiz Bowl team and member specialties has changed as members have adjusted to the loss of graduated seniors and the addition of underclassmen to the varsity team. The team competes at each meet with a team of five members, all of which t...

Quiz bowl takes fourth place at state

Quiz bowl takes fourth place at state

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

February 12, 2017


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  The quiz bowl team finished its season by placing fourth at the state tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Lansing High School. The team consisted of six total players: junior Sam Phipps, junior Landon Butler, junior Lauryn Hurley, senior Emma Wilhoit, senior Tom McClain, and senior Be St...

Quiz Bowl team competes in televised Quest tournament

Quiz Bowl team competes in televised Quest tournament

Nora Lucas, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

January 29, 2017


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The Quiz Bowl team competed in the Quest game show at Washburn University on Saturday, Jan. 28. Different from other Quiz Bowl tournaments, Quest is filmed for public television through Topeka’s KTWU. There are three different rounds: toss-up, face-off and the lightning round. Although the team wil...

Quiz Bowl secures first place in Turner tournament

Quiz Bowl secures first place in Turner tournament

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

December 9, 2016


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Playing against six other teams — four in pool and two in semi-finals — varsity Quiz Bowl took the championship at the Turner tournament on Thursday, Dec. 8. In pool play, the team competed against Bonner Springs, Olathe South, Saint James Academy and Spring Hill, falling only to Olathe South a...

Quiz Bowl takes first at De Soto meet

Quiz Bowl takes first at De Soto meet

Sydney Parker, JAG Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


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Quiz Bowl took first place at its tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at De Soto High School. A total of 30 teams participated in the tournament, and from Mill Valley, six varsity members competed: junior Landon Butler, junior Jarod Griggs, senior Tom McClain, junior Madeline Myrick, junior Sam Phipps, ...

Underclassmen step up to the varsity Quiz Bowl team

Underclassmen step up to the varsity Quiz Bowl team

Raya Lehan, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

September 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The Quiz Bowl varsity team has significantly changed since last year. Due to nine seniors graduating, the Quiz Bowl team lost many of their varsity members. As only three students remained on the varsity team — seniors Tom McClain, Ben Stadler and Emma Wilhoit — many new underclassmen have been practicing for t...

Quiz Bowl sweeps KVL meet

Quiz Bowl sweeps KVL meet

Tricia Drumm, JagWire Reporter

February 5, 2016


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The Quiz Bowl league team went undefeated at the KVL meet on Wednesday, Feb. 3. The league team — composed of seniors Rohit Biswas, Jack Booth, Patrick Gambill and Jacob Hubert and juniors Tom McClain and Ben Stadler — won all six of the rounds it competed in, and did not compete in the first...

Quiz Bowl fails to place at Saint James

Quiz Bowl fails to place at Saint James

Kate Ocker, JAG student life editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The Quiz Bowl team placed third in pool play but was unable to advance to semifinals at the Saint James tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 26. The team won six out of nine rounds. After losing to Basehor-Linwood, the team was unable to advance to semifinals. “I feel like as a team we performe...

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