Mission San Jose Wins Big Bronx 48

Congratulations to Ishan Maunder and Devesh Kodnani from Mission San Jose for winning the 2017 New York City Invitational. In finals, Mission defeated Lincoln-Sudbury’s Daniel Cigale & Sandeep Shankar on a unanimous decision (Kim, Wolk, Feng, Berkowitz, Chong). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Blake MY Charles Flanagan SM Cypress […]

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Big Apple Round Robin Results

The 2017 Big Apple Round Robin hosted by Bronx Science was this afternoon at the WeWork Offices of the Manhattan Financial District. In the Lincoln-Douglas division, the six entries debated a true round robin: American Heritage AD Hunter MS Lake Highland Prep AA Lexington RW Newark Science BA Stuyvesant KL Reed Weiller from Lexington was […]

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Flaganan Wins Cypress Bay

Congratulations to Christian Sheerer & Eden Medina of Charles Flanagan for winning the 2017 Tradition at Cypress Bay. In finals, Flanagan defeated John Hunschofsky & Michael Anise from St. Thomas Aquinas on a 2-1 decision (Rosenbaum, Miller, Mekenzie*). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: American Heritage PZ Cambridge HK Capitol […]

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Dougherty Valley Wins Presentation

Congratulations to Shreyas Kiran & Saad Jamal of Dougherty Valley for winning the 2017 Presentation Invitational. In finals, Dougherty Valley defeated Jun Hee Han & Kevin Wang from Leland on a 2-1 decision (Garrett, McFaul, Khelgati*). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Dougherty Valley KJ Gunn Sr BK Leland HW […]

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Nueva Wins Harker

Congratulations to Emily Steirman and Paco Poler from the Nueva School for winning the 2017 Nichols Invitational hosted by the Harker School. In finals, Nueva defeated Mission San Jose’s Devesh Kodnani and Ishan Maunder on a 2-1 decision (Go, Tsai, Martel*). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Los Altos CK […]

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Altamont Wins Holy Cross

Congratulations to Isabel Coleman and David Zell of Altamont for winning the 2017 Navy and Old Gold Debate and Speech Exhibition at Holy Cross. In finals, Altamont defeated Sophie Murtey and Priyanka Parikh of Columbus on a 2-1 decision (Garrison, Shaw, Williams). Both teams receive bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions. Robbie Linck of […]

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Two Cents: The November PF Topic Wordings

Briefly is happy to announce a new article series! Every month, VBI staffers will be giving their two cents on the topic wordings and how debates will pan out. This month, we have Caroline Wohl, Matt Salah, and Kyle Chong to offer some thoughts on the Gun Rights Topic Wordings. Here are the NSDA’s topic […]

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Westwood Wins Laird Lewis

Congratulations to Krithika Shamanna and Neeharika Bandlapalli of Westwood High School for winning the 2017 Laird Lewis Invitational at Myers Park. In finals, they defeated Charlotte Catholic’s Connor Ruff and Charles Nenichka. The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Altamont CZ Campbell Hall LD Capitol Debate WL Capitol Debate PM Charlotte […]

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Millburn Wins Yale

Congratulations to Brian Zhu and James Chen of Millburn High School for winning the 2017 Yale Invitational. In finals, they defeated Newton South’s Jay Garg and Anika Sridhar on a unanimous decision (Grossman, Hu, Katz, Kessler, Yang). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Acton-Boxborough AJ American Heritage KG Centennial MG […]

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Lincoln-Sudbury Wins UK Season Opener

Congrautlations to Daniel Cigale & Sandeep Shankar from Lincoln-Sudbury for winning the 2017 University of Kentucky Tournament. In finals, Lincoln-Sudbury defeated Atneya Nair & Rahul Ramesh from William Mason on a unanimous decision (Brase, Powell-Pkojo, Sanchez). The following teams also received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Acton-Boxborough AJ Blake LM Cambridge KH Chagrin […]

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