Bronx Science Wins Yale

Congratulations to Benjamin Oestericher & Elias Silver of the Bronx HS of Science for winning the 2018 Yale Invitational. In finals, Bronx Science defeated Lake Highland Prep’s Anoosh Kumar & Jasper Ou on a 2-1 decision (Singer, You, Stone-Molloy*). The following teams received bids to the 2019 Tournament of Champions: Bronx Science OS Campbell Hall […]

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Ames & Theodore Roosevelt Take Titles at UK Season Opener

Congratulations to Silvia Aydinyan & Susanna Mkhitaryan of Ames HS for winning the 2018 Season Opener at the University of Kentucky. In finals, Ames defeated Acton Boxborough’s Andy Gu & Joshua Lee on a 3-0 decision (Lambert, McAllister, Karijolic). The following teams received bids to the 2019 Tournament of Champions: Acton Boxborough GL Ames AM […]

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Plano West Wins Grapevine

Congratulations to Mukund Rao & Daniel Liang of Plano West for winning the 2018 Grapevine Classic. In finals, Plano West defeated Joseph Donowho & Joseph Dowdall of Strake Jesuit College Prep (Morales, Mehta, Ransom). The following teams received bids to the 2019 Tournament of Champions: Plano West RL Plano West ZS Strake Jesuit DD Strake […]

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Two Cents: The September-October PF Topic Wordings

Did you think Two Cents was done? Heck no! This month, we polled the reigning TOC Champions Anika Sridhar and Jay Garg of Newton South for their Two Cents on the Septober topics! Here are the NSDA’s topic choices: OPTION 1 – Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the […]

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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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