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by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 24, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nixa Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Nixa Invitational

Ford08 wrote: So their not even going to play a full match? Jeez I guess we wont be able to go toe to toe with Richland untill districts... Oh well I am intested to see how we will fare.
Richland is also at Rolla 2 days later I believe. Those will be full matches.
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 24, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

we need to ask BJ if she'll move to Fordland.  she was a monster yesterday.  and ONCE AGAIN prevented me from getting first place at a tournament. The thought had crossed my mind...ha! ha! I wouldn't want to break up the horsemen though. As stated on the Nixa thread, I think that championship match...
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nixa Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Nixa Invitational

It would have been interesting. I wish theirs and ours would have been on different weekends. We'll get to test your statement soon, seeing that Lebanon (along with teams like Richland, West Plains, and several of the Central Ozarks Conference class 3 & 4 teams) will be competing at Reeds Spring (al...
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 24, 2008 12:03 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

Thanks for all the positive comments. Also, I'd like to apologize to Ashoaib. I don't think you meant your comment the way I took it. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated for coming. Please feel free to contact me anytime if you have anything you want to disc...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nixa Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Nixa Invitational

1st: Lebanon
2nd: Lockwood
3rd: Nixa
4th Kickapoo

All-Tournament Team:
1) 31 - Matt (Lebanon)
2) 23 - Ben (Kickapoo)
3) 23 - Danielle (Lockwood)
4) 22 - Yong (Kickapoo)
5) 21 - Michael (Lockwood)
6) 20 - Kevin (Glendale)
7) 18 - Jordan (Lockwood)
8) 18 - Trevor (Reeds Spring)
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

You guys should consider traveling some more. The best way to get better is to play harder teams. :) You've said that before on this message board to us (with which I replied that we are getting out more). We participated at Norwood, Strafford (round-robin), Richland, Walnut Grove (a first year tou...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

JV All-Tournament Team (based on top 3 games) 1) 29 - Jackson Scanlon (Sparta) 2) 21 - David Carillo (Purdy) 2) 21 - Brandon Yokely (Forsyth) 4) 20 - Rachel Byers (Fordland) 4) 20 - G.W. McElfresh (Spokane) 6) 16 - Nate Dyer (Fordland) 7) 14 - Brittaney Bilbrey (Fordland) 7) 14 - Scott Cline (Purdy)...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

Varsity All-Tournament Team (based on top 3 games) Varsity: 1) 45 - B.J. Anderson (Walnut Grove) 2) 37 - Nathan Golden (Fordland) 3) 29 - Logan Terry (Purdy) 4) 28 - Matt Redburn (Alton) 5) 26 - Jessica Elam (Spokane) 6) 23 - Chad Brewer (Fordland) 7) 18 - Aaron Baker (Hartville) 7) 18 - Justin Blau...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

JV results: 1st Round: Fordland 225 - Sparta 105 Seymour 215 - Forsyth 170 Purdy 210 - Spokane 155 Clever 190 - Hartville 75 2nd Round: Spokane 175 - Clever 90 Purdy 175 - Hartville 40 Fordland 170 - Forsyth 135 Sparta 140 - Seymour 60 3rd Round: Forsyth 180 - Hartville 15 Fordland 170 - Clever 105 ...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

You guys were awesome. I just wish I could have seen more than the championship match.
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 23, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

Varsity Morning Overview: 1st Round: Fordland 340 - Hartville 115 Spokane 305 - Seymour 160 W. Grove 265 - Purdy 255 Alton 250 - Clever 205 Sparta 220 - Forsyth 185 2nd Round: Purdy 310 - Forsyth 145 W. Grove 270 - Fordland 265 Clever 200 - Sparta 150 Hartville 190 - Spokane 170 Alton 190 - Seymour ...
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:55 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

Although I will make a final decision late this afternoon, we are still hoping to go tommorrow. A few schools may not be able to attend, but last time we had to reschedule (2 years ago), the field went down anyway. I'll post an update this evening IF plans change.
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Nixa Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 631

Nixa Invitational

Nixa will be holding their tournament tommorrow. I received an e-mail this morning from their coach stating that they are not planning to postpone.

Teams planning to attend:
Nixa
Reeds Spring (2)
Branson (2)
Lockwood (2)
Parkview
Willard
Glendale
Lebanon
Kickapoo
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

Most results of tournaments are here: http://ratings.aiquizbowl.com/state.php?state=MO That is a COOL site!!! I know their rankings aren't accurate (just look at where Richland is and the fact that they probably don't factor in when teams are missing key members), but if they got all the matches pu...
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

The score for Parkway Central v. Lafayette was 340-265. Most results of tournaments are here: http://ratings.aiquizbowl.com/state.php?state=MO That is a COOL site!!! I know their rankings aren't accurate (just look at where Richland is and the fact that they probably don't factor in when teams are ...
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

I've now added the UMR Fall and the UMR/Mo S&T NAQT Qualifier, along with a personal note on 20-question matches. This is something I know I am going to have to try to remember to keep in the back of my mind when trying to determine rankings. I think even Charles has to admit that looking at individ...
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

I changed the Sknow Bowl info and added the few results I could find from All-Saints (my computer wouldn't download the results analysis). I still need to add scores to UMR Fall, but I need to eat lunch first.
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

Thanks for the info guys. I'll try to get the O'Fallon and Sknowbowl info adjusted and edit my list based on these facts.
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

ashkenaziCD wrote: Also, O'Fallon (at least the one at Wash U) is from Illinois.
I could have sworn I saw an O'Fallon listed in a district 4 list compromising primarily St. Louis teams. You're sure this isn't them?
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

I have tried to include observations from threads when I thought they might be appropriate. Northwest Missouri results: Smithville Tournament: 1) Savannah, 2) NKC , 3) Liberty, 4) Lee's Summit North notes: (November) "Buzzer Race" questions; home to the famous "pop incident" December NKC Tournament:...
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

It's been almost a month since the last poll, we're out AGAIN (due to ice), and so I thought I would share who I am leaning towards in the next overall top ten poll. I'll share individual class leanings/observations a little later. I have done some investigation through the month to try to give ever...
by FordATeam/CC
Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: De Soto tournament 2/16
Replies: 7
Views: 638

De Soto tournament 2/16

Anyone know anything about results last Saturday?
by FordATeam/CC
Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

Two and a half days 'til showtime (weather permitting). After a flat NAQT, it looks like everyones ready to hit this one hard. I'll try to post results as soon as possible. It looks like this weekend will again be a busy one across the state if the weather holds up (w/ Cuba, Helias, and Nixa all hav...
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC X
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

WUHSAC X

Thanks. Very interesting.

Was Notre Dame missing anyone. Their score vs. Parkway Central B was not what I was expecting based on earlier results.

Also, hey Charles, you think you guys have a shot at Nationals?
by FordATeam/CC
Wed Feb 06, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: NAQT MO State Qualifier (2/16/08) at UMR/Mo S&T
Replies: 53
Views: 5707

NAQT MO State Qualifier (2/16/08) at UMR/Mo S&T

ashkenaziCD wrote: NKC A, probably B, and if things really pull together, C will be there.
Hey Charles, any chance of those B and/or C teams coming along? You guys only have one team listed on the official roster.
by FordATeam/CC
Mon Feb 04, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSHSAA tossups will be shorter but pyramidal
Replies: 25
Views: 3502

MSHSAA tossups will be shorter but pyramidal

You're kidding right? Those tossups all are buzzer races off the first clue except maybe the Aslan thing. Are you saying they are all buzzer races period, or just the ones in MSHSAA format (because the only one with significant change in the first line is the Huey Long question). Just curious for c...
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 03, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC X
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

WUHSAC X

Anyone know any more details? Key early round scores and all afternoon round scores would be awesome.
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 03, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two-Day State Championship
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Two-Day State Championship

East Buc & UMR wrote: They made the change last June. How much notice do you need?
I don't think I would have known about it if it wasn't in the coaches information packet I recieved. Some coaches may not keep their team members informed on that type of information.
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 03, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Richland Warmup Tournament
Replies: 11
Views: 890

Richland Warmup Tournament

ashkenaziCD wrote: I thought that they had that kind of stuff being looked into already and were considering implementing it in the near future.
If they are, I haven't heard anything about it yet. I hope they are.
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Feb 03, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: the NFL
Replies: 24
Views: 4351

the NFL

How about them GIANTS!!!

That was awesome! I sure am glad they didn't blow off that last regular season game. It looks like they learned a lot from it.
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 02, 2008 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two-Day State Championship
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Two-Day State Championship

So, do you think there's much chance it will become a permanent change?
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Two-Day State Championship
Replies: 12
Views: 731

Two-Day State Championship

Does anyone know why the State Championship got split into two days? I've been meaning to ask around. I would assume there will be diferent question sets used on the two days. Any info would be appreciated.

BTW, a split like this would make it a lot easier to expand the qualifying field.
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Richland Warmup Tournament
Replies: 11
Views: 890

Richland Warmup Tournament

I'm sure we'll get to face off a couple times this season (Rolla comes to mind). I am pretty sure I had heard mention of this warmup somewhere (maybe at the Richland Invitational), but I want that conference 4-peat. I do envy the thought of seven guaranteed matches though. On the topic of Richland/F...
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

I just got done e-mailing Mr. Pickrell to confirm that we do want to use his questions and that we aren't going to Marshall. I also finally got trophies and medals ordered, so getting the last few moderators lined up and getting timers set are at the top of my to do list now.
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

By the way, things have unfortunately been too busy to make contacts about turning this into a PACE qualifier, so it doesn't look like that possibility will happen (at least this year).
by FordATeam/CC
Thu Jan 31, 2008 7:22 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)
Replies: 46
Views: 2480

Fordland Invitational (Class 1 & 2)

We are having much more difficulty finding moderators this year than last. Due to this, it looks like we will likely cap the Varsity field at 16 (if we can get a 16th team so we don't have to mess with byes) and we may have to limit ourselves to 1 JV team (which would put the JV field at 10). If any...
by FordATeam/CC
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

There were approximately eight ballots cast. I was pleased for a first attempt; hopefully we will get more participation in the next poll, which will only increase its accuracy. Any tenative date set for the next poll??? While I still think it is a little early for an accurate assesment, it seems t...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

I will try not to comment on things I don't have much information on, but I am surprised that Eureka is absent from the class 3 list (they are still class 3, aren't they?). FZW also might have some valid arguments in class 3. These teams are both in class 4. Wow! I don't know why in the world I put...
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

In class 2, I am still waiting to see what happens when McAuley finally matches up with Purdy in conference play. Looking at posted results, I'd give Purdy a very small edge, but I don't know how the teams stack up head-to head. Just saw the posting on the results thread: Purdy 265 - McAuley 190 I ...
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

If you really want to stick to win/loss records, I doubt Fordland would have been placed in the top 10. First off, I would like to note that our overall record at this point is 16-2 and our only loses have been to Savannah and Pilot Grove. Now, having said that, I do believe we have been a little o...
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Jan 25, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC X
Replies: 65
Views: 4497

WUHSAC X

I think it's safe to say that the results of this tournament will help us to get a better picture of who some of the strongest teams in the St. Louis area are. NKC and New Trier in the mix add a nice bonus to the field. I know I'm looking forward to seeing results.
by FordATeam/CC
Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tournament results for Missouri teams
Replies: 36
Views: 2682

Tournament results for Missouri teams

Walnut Grove Invitational Results: (1/19/08) (Note: The Question Bank was the provider) Pool 1: Fordland 245 - Dadeville 105 Walnut Grove 275 - Ash Grove 70 Fordland 325 - Ash Grove 120 Walnut Grove 190 - Dadeville 130 Fordland 275 - Walnut Grove 185 Dadeville 205 - Ash Grove 150 Pool 2: Pleasant Ho...
by FordATeam/CC
Tue Jan 22, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

Ravi Fernando wrote: We're polling already? KV's season hasn't even started.
When do you start?
by FordATeam/CC
Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Walnut Grove Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 1139

Walnut Grove Tournament

that five in a quarter helped put some space between us and them. I'm assuming you're talking about the 3rd quarter of the Weableau semifinal. Yeah, that came in pretty handy. It looked like they thought they still had a good chance at getting back in at the half (only down 65-125). How many times ...
by FordATeam/CC
Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: the NFL
Replies: 24
Views: 4351

the NFL

I guess it's time to start rooting for the Giants. In actuality, if Green Bay didn't make it out of the NFC the Giants were the other team I was pulling for in the NFC side of the playoffs. They showed a lot in that "meaningless" game against the Patriots at the end of the regular season. Though so ...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Walnut Grove Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 1139

Walnut Grove Tournament

By the way, Top Individual Results (based on Pool Play): 1) B.J. (Walnut Grove) and Nathan (Fordland) - 37 3) Brett (Pleasant Hope) - 33 4) Isaac (Pleasant Hope) - 22 5) Catalina (Weableau) - 19 6) Adam (Fordland) - 17 (Tied w/ Brittaney from Fordland JV and another player, but awarded final medal b...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Walnut Grove Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 1139

Walnut Grove Tournament

Besides, there were some good teams at this tournament. If I remember correctly, Pleasant Hope knocked off a strong Helias team at Rolla in the Fall...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:28 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Walnut Grove Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 1139

Walnut Grove Tournament

We are getting out more and playing stronger teams. Unfortunately, there has not been the budget to do much before this year. With the huge numbers that we brought in at our home tournament last year and the success we've shown, we have finally got more ok'd on the schedule. This year we hit two tou...
by FordATeam/CC
Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Walnut Grove Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 1139

Walnut Grove Tournament

Divided into 2 Pools; Top 2 teams from each pool made semis (#1 Pool 1 vs #2 Pool 2 and #1 Pool 2 vs #2 Pool 1). Pool 1: Fordland 245 - Dadeville 105 Walnut Grove 275 - Ash Grove 70 Fordland 325 - Ash Grove 120 Walnut Grove 190 - Dadeville 130 Fordland 270 - Walnut Grove 185 Dadeville 205 - Ash Grov...
by FordATeam/CC
Fri Jan 18, 2008 10:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll?
Replies: 150
Views: 7464

Poll?

I've been studying the results thread and I have to say I'm curious to see what happens when T.J., Purdy, and McAuley finally meet each other in conference play. I also wish the Elsberry vs. Orchard Farm Match would have been more than 2 quarters long. Personally, I think it is still a little early ...