Author Archives: Steve Fontenot

Quail Valley, TH Rogers lead Texas MSNCT Contingent

Quail Valley and TH Rogers A finished tied for 21st at 7-5 to lead the 33 Texas teams at the 2017 Middle School National Championship Tournament this weekend at DFW. Nine Texas teams went 5-3 on Saturday to reach the playoffs. Cistercian … Continue reading

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St. Mark’s wins Texas Quiz Bowl Championship

St. Mark’s is the 2017 TQBA champion! The team of John Crawford, Patrick Magee, Abdullah Akbar and Connor Pierce beat St. John’s 390-240 in the final after each team lost one match out of 11 during the day. This same quartet is … Continue reading

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St. Mark’s School of Texas wins Middle School State!

Congratulations to St. Mark’s for their 265-200 victory over St. John’s in the first game of an advantaged final to win the eighth TQBA Middle Grades Championship. The Lions finished the day 8-2. The four other teams in the finals … Continue reading

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DCC, Taylor claim Texas Invitational VIII victories

Detroit Catholic Central was crowned the overall champion of Texas Invitational VIII, winning Saturday’s mACF Eisenhower Memorial Tournament mirror, then placing third in Sunday’s NAQT ICT D-II mirror. Katy Taylor won the second match of an advantaged final against Barrington … Continue reading

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Regarding the Tournament at St. Mark’s on February 25

Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance (TQBA) has taken the following actions in tandem with the sanctions imposed by National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) stemming from results at an event held at St. Mark’s School of Texas on February 25: The program known … Continue reading

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TQBA Fall Schedule

Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance’s Fall 2016 season is complete: Complete events: Sept. 24: Hornet Hullabaloo (stats)(pics) [HS/MS] Oct. 1: Falcon Fest (stats)(pics) [MS/Nov] Oct. 1: Viking Invasion (stats: MS Elem Nov) Oct. 8: Kickoff Classic XII (stats)(pics) [HS] Oct. 15: Sparkling City III (stats)(pics) [HS] Oct. … Continue reading

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St. John’s upends Taylor in HoHoHo final

Andy Huff had 95 points in a 325-305 final victory for St. John’s over Taylor at HoHoHo IX on Saturday at Seven Lakes. St. Mark’s and LASA were the other semifinalists, while Memorial went unbeaten to win the junior varsity … Continue reading

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Windhaven Park juniors go 10-0 at Leopards’ Lair

Led by Jas Singh, the Windhaven Park White team went undefeated at Leopards’ Lair, holding off St. Mark’s A for a 350-290 victory on Saturday at Lovejoy. Windhaven Park, St. Mark’s and Strake Jesuit each had two teams reach the … Continue reading

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Brandeis, Fulmore ride to titles at Brahma Bowl

Brandeis Orange rebounded from a disappointing season-opening tournament, surging through the playoffs to the Brahma Bowl high school division title. Brandeis defeated John Jay in the final, 300-185, while Fulmore A erased a 105-point deficit in the final four tossups … Continue reading

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Lamar IB triumphs at inaugural Rio Grande Valley Bowl

McAllen’s Lamar International Baccalaureate Academy won all nine of its matches at TQBA’s first Rio Grande Valley Bowl, taking the final 350-150 over Juan Diego Academy A on Saturday at McAllen High. Lamar and Juan Diego were joined in the … Continue reading

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