In response to some recent comments by high school players in Pennsylvania, Ben free-form associates about why our players think PA tournaments are more fun than out-of-state events, and ideas for making tournaments a more enjoyable playing experience for most high school students.
In this episode, Ben is joined by last year’s state champion and player of the year, Will Yaeger, to discuss the upcoming quizbowl season in Pennsylvania. What do we make of such a wide-open year?
In this poll, Ben goes through the poll order before handing it off to a team of experts for analysis. Why did Hempfield win the title? Who over and under achieved? What’s next?
In this podcast, Ben and Jackie go over the 24 teams headed to HSNCT 2019. Ben makes some just-for-fun predictions.
In this podcast, Ben and Jackie are joined by Penn State’s Ashish Kumbhardare to discuss the midseason poll. Who impressed? Which of the 16 ranked teams has the best chance to keep improving?
Ben is joined by Vishwa Shanmugam of last year’s state title Downingtown STEM team to break down the pre-season poll for this year. Who is rising? What are some names to keep track of? We talk about these topics and the overall lay of the land in the upcoming season.
Ben is joined by Nick Luca (ex-Henderson HS, Virginia Tech) to break down the last poll of the 2018 season, and the extraordinary success that was pyramidal quizbowl for Pennsylvania this year. Why was Downingtown STEM state champs? Who just missed out?
In case you missed it, here is our 2018 HSNCT preview. Ben and Chris breifly discuss some of the format changes, and then discuss the Pennsylvania teams who are going to this year’s nationals.
In this episode, Ryan and Ben talk the stretch run of the season and how teams have progressed. Click here to listen!
In this podcast, Chris and Ben discuss dynastic quiz bowl high schools, how they form, and how they affect the circuit. Particular focus is given to the Manheim Township dynasty and the benefits its large community has brought to PA.