Author Archives: Steve Fontenot

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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Lovejoy Invades Alamo City, Edges St. Stephen’s for Title

Lucas Lovejoy got hot when it mattered, going from a 3-3 9th seed in a 12-team playoff to the championship at Alamo City VI. They won a tight final over Austin’s St. Stephen’s, 315-295, on Saturday at Brandeis. Clark and … Continue reading

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John Paul II repeats as Sparkling City champion

Corpus Christi’s St. John Paul II High School retained its Sparkling City title Saturday in the tournament’s third iteration, defeating Mission’s Juan Diego Academy 355-70 in the tournament final. The semifinalists were London and Port Aransas, while Flour Bluff, Carroll, … Continue reading

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St. Mark’s, Coppell West win season-opener at Greenhill

Congratulations to St. Mark’s A, winners of the Hornet Hullabaloo varsity division via a 440-245 final victory over Strake Jesuit A. Other varsity semifinalists were Cistercian B and Windhaven Park B; rounding out the HSNCT qualifiers were quarterfinalists St. Thomas, … Continue reading

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Led by LASA, Texas contingent excels in HSNCT playoffs

LASA A (14-2) led the TQBA contingent with a fourth-place finish at the 2016 NAQT High School National Championship Tournament on Sunday in Dallas, as the Texas delegation occupied six of the top 33 and 11 of the top 76 … Continue reading

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