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Adam Hoffman & Ben Ulene Bump Co-Champions

Montrose, NY–Lexington’s Adam Hoffman and Scarsdale’s Ben Ulene are co-champions of the Malcolm A. Bump Invitational at Hendrick Hudson High School. Per tradition, no final round was held. Adam is coached by Sara Sanchez, Chris Palmer, John Heizelman & Alex Zimmermann; Ben is coached by Joe Vaughan, Geoffrey Kristof, & …

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Colton Smith Wins Whitman College

Congratulations to Wenatchee’s Colton Smith for winning the Whitman College Tournament. Colton defeated Sammamish’s Ella Kuzmenko on a 3-0 decision to win the title. (Colton was also Top Speaker.) The tournament is a finals bid to the Tournament of Champions. Colton is coached by Dave Carlson and Steven Adler; Ella …

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Henry Zhang Wins The MinneApple

Apple Valley, Minnesota- Congratulations to Palos Verdes Peninsula’s Henry Zhang for defeating Millburn’s Yang Yi to win the 2012 MinneApple. Henry is coached by Sam Weiss and Chris Theis; Yang is coached by Larry Liu and Regan Grishaber. Doubles: Loyola MH def. Flintridge Sacred Heart MA (Monica Amestoy) PV Peninsula …

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Sam Mathews Wins Iowa Caucus

Cedar Rapids, IA – Congratulations to Sam Mathews from Kent Denver for defeating Leah Shapiro from St. Louis Park to win the 2012 Iowa Caucus! Sam is coached by Kurt MacDonald. Leah is coached by Charles McClung, Christian Tarsney, Graham Tierney, Annie Zhu, and Geoffrey Kristof. Full elimination round results are …

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Zeke Rosenberg Wins Meadows

Congratulations to Bronx Science’s Zeke Rosenberg for winning the 2012 Meadows School Tournament. Zeke is coached by Jon Cruz, Matt Dunay, Ryan Davis, Abhi Elisetty, John Lewis, Zack Struver, and Alex Zhang. Octafinals: Brentwood JL def. Torrey Pines BL (Benji Lu) Loyola MG def. La Costa Canyon BC (Brennan Carruthers) …

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Rebecca Kuang Wins Big Bronx XLII

NY, NY–Congratulations to the Greenhill School’s Rebecca Kuang for defeating Loyola’s Michael Harris to win the New York City Invitational. Rebecca is by coached Aaron Timmons, Bekah Boyer, Jake Nebel, and Noah Star and Lyall Stuart; Michael is coached by Michael Overing, John Scoggin, Ashan Peiris, Corbin Cass, Tim McHugh, …

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Travis Chen Wins St. Mark’s

Dallas, TX–Palo Alto’s Travis Chen is the champion of the 2012 Heart of Texas Invitational at St. Mark’s. In the final round, Travis defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Michael O’Krent on a 2-1 decision (Donovan, Pielstick, *Pei). Congratulations to both debaters! Travis is coached by Jennie Savage, Alex Kennedy, Nadia Arid, Sam King, …

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Jim Huang Wins Bronx Round Robin

NY, NY–Congratulations to New Orleans Jesuit’s Jim Huang for defeating Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang to win the Bronx Round Robin. The round was adjudicated by Chris Castillo, Ryan Davis, Matt Dunay, Ari Parker, and Alex Zhang, and the decision was a 5-0 for the negative. Jim is coached by Travis Smith, …

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September Dukes and Bailey Cup Standings

The Dukes and Bailey Cup is an annual award given to the LD debater at the NDCA Championship Tournament who has amassed the most NDCA qualifying points over the course of the season.  Your top five tournaments count towards your NDCA points.  The data below include results from Wake Forest, …

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Sam Mathews Wins Voices Invitational

San Jose, CA–Congratulations to Kent Denver’s Sam Mathews for defeating Loyola’s Michael Harris to win the first Voices Invitational, which replaced Harker’s LD tournament. Sam is coached by Kurt MacDonald; Michael is coached by Michael Overing, John Scoggin, Ashan Peiris, Corbin Cass, Tim McHugh, Bob Overing, Tom Placido, Navot Tidhar, …

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Zeke Rosenberg Wins the Kaiser

Monticello, NY–Congratulations to The Bronx High School of Science’s Zeke Rosenberg for defeating Monticello’s Lucas Smith to win the Kaiser Invitational. Zeke is coached by Jon Cruz, Matt Dunay, Ryan Davis, Abhi Elisetty, John Lewis, Zack Struver, and Alex Zhang; Lucas is coached by Rose Joyce Turner and Kanisha Parthasarathy. …

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Nov/Dec Topic: Health Care

The NFL has announced the new topic for November/December. It is Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee universal health care for its citizens.

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Jim Huang wins 2012 Valley Mid-America Cup

  Des Moines, IA– UPDATE: Elim results posted for policy and LD. Ballots to follow early next week. New Orleans Jesuit’s Jim Huang defeated Bronx Science’s Shai Szulanski in the final round of the 2012 Valley Mid-America Cup. The round was adjudicated by Christian Tarsney, Lauren Burdt and Eric Melin, …

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Arjun Tambe Wins Valley Sophomore Throw-Down

Des Moines, IA–Congratulations to PV Peninsula’s Arjun Tambe for defeating Sacred Heart’s Adam Tomasi to win the Valley Sophomore Throw-Down. Arjun is coached by Samantha Weiss and Chris Theis; Adam is coached by Jacob Nails. Bengal Pod 1. PV Peninsula – Arjun Tambe University School – David Branse Brentwood – …

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