Oxbridge Wins Catholic Nationals

Congratulations to Alyson Brusie & Robbie Linck of Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches for winning the 2018 Catholic Forensics League Grandnational Tournament. In finals, Oxbridge defeated Dominic Duponty & Jenn Smith of Canfield HS on a 3-2 decision. Pairings can be found here. Congratulations to all!

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Newton South GS Wins the Tournament of Champions

Congratulations to Newton South’s Jay Garg & Anika Sridhar for winning the 2018 Tournament of Champions. In finals, Newton South defeated Elisa McCartin & Rabhya Mehrotra of Walt Whitman on a 2-1 decision (Stewart, Schulster, Stafford*). Genevieve Wade of Evanston Township is this year’s Top Speaker. She is the first woman to ever claim the […]

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Two Cents: The April PF Topic Wordings

Two Cents has returned once again! This month, we review the newly-released April topics, housed under the topic area of Immigration. Contributing their Two Cents this month are Kyle Chong and Ellie Singer. Here are the NSDA’s topic choices: OPTION 1 – Resolved: The United States federal government should increase its quota of H-1B visas. […]

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Millburn Wins Berkeley

Congratulations to Brian Zhu and James Chen of Millburn for winning the 2018 Cal Berkeley Invitational. In finals, Millburn defeated Laurenn Vives and Megan Munce of Presentation on a unanimous decision (Press, Sawlani, Roberts). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Archbishop Mitty LV Cypress Bay SB Denver East MC Dougherty […]

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Plano West Wins Harvard

Congratulations to Jerry Yang & Ranie Lin of Plano West Senior for winning the 2018 Harvard Invitational. In finals, Plano defeated Stuyvesant High’s Abie Rohrig and Daniel Ju on a 5-2 decision (Liollari, McCord, Paserman, Shim, Zlotea, DLB, Jilani). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Acton-Boxborough AJ Bromfield SK Capitol […]

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PF Round Robin Updates

This weekend, Harvard University and UC Berkeley hosted Round Robin competitions ahead of their larger, national tournaments. At the Harvard Round Robin, after six rounds of preliminary competition, Anshul Joshi & Gaurav Asthana of Acton-Boxborough and Abraham Rohrig & Daniel Ju of Stuyvesant emerged to debate the final round. In finals, Stuyvesant defeated Acton-Boxborough on […]

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Mission San Jose Wins Stanford

Congratulations to Ishan Maunder and Devesh Kodnani from Mission San Jose for winning the 2018 Stanford Invitational. In finals, MSJ defeated Pia Dovichi and Sarab Bhasin from College Prep School on a 2-1 decision (Dolan, Ramani, Lewis*). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Archbishop Mitty LV Archbishop Mitty VK Cambridge […]

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Millburn Wins Penn

Congratulations to Brian Zhu and James Chen of Millburn for winning the 2018 Penn Invitational. In finals, Millburn defeated Benjamin Oestericher & Elias Silver of Bronx Science on a unanimous decision (Givan, Tadepalli, Zhou). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Bronx Science OS Half Hollow Hills GT Millburn ZC Poly […]

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Corona Del Sol wins Golden Desert

Congratulations to Ryan Jiang & Sreya Pattipati from Corona Del Sol for winning the 2018 Golden Desert Invitational hosted at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In finals, Corona Del Sol defeated Dougherty’s Saad Jamal & Tristan Shaughnessy on a 3-0 decision (Fagan, Malik, Niemec). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of […]

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Two Cents: The March PF Topic Wordings

Briefly’s Two Cents is back with an installment on the March topic resolutions. For this round, we have staff writer Kyle Chong and coaching powerhouse Jack Ave to offer their two cents on the Separation of Powers topics! Here are the NSDA’s topic choices: OPTION 1 – Resolved: Congressional authorization should be required on any […]

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