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Jan/Feb Videos 2012: Yang Yi v Annie Zhu (and Four Bonus Videos)

The NSD Update Video Hub is back, with more coverage of the Jan/Feb topic and greater inclusion of RFDs. Thank you for the feedback though the site’s Polls section; there will be more opportunities for improvements in the future. Previously-posted videos can be viewed off-site at the following locations. Videos …

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NDCA Motions to Change Topic to March/April; Feedback Requested

The following message is from the NDCA, regarding its potential topic change decision: We are asking members of the LD community, *especially if you plan on attending the 2012 NDCA Championships*, to email feedback in regards to the topic that should be debated at our tournament. A motion was made …

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Ashesh Rambachan Takes Minnesota State

Congratulations to Eastview’s Ashesh Rambachan for defeating Robbinsdale Armstrong’s Andrew Urevig to win the Lincoln-Douglas division of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) State Debate Tournament. Ashesh is coached by Todd Hering; Andrew is coached by D.J. Brynteson, Chyenne Thibodo and Robert Cegla. Quarterfinals: 1. Apple Valley LS def. …

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Regan Grishaber Wins Lexington RR; Christine Chen is Top Smiler

LEXINGTON, MASS.—Regan Grishaber of Aliso Niguel is the champion of the 2012 Lexington RR, having defeated Stuyvesant’s Andrew Eckholm in the final round on a 5-0 decision (Adler, H. Wang, F. Wang, Goffman, Student Vote [10-3]). Regan is coached by Jason Zhou; Andrew is coached by Julie Sheinman and Craig …

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Scarsdale Closes Out Lexington

LEXINGTON, MASS.—Congratulations to Scarsdale’s Alon Daks, Zach Edelman, and Ben Fife for co-championing the 2012 Lexington Winter Invitational. The Dale is led by Joe Vaughan, Perry Green, Oliver Roth and Eric Thurm. Doubles: Octas: Quarterfinals: Aliso Niguel RG def. Stuyvesant GW (Adler, Roth, *B. Clancy) Scarsdale BF def. Millburn YY …

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New Orleans Jesuit Closes Out The Crestian

Congratulations to Jacob Pritt and Jim Huang of New Orleans Jesuit for closing out the Crestian, held at the Pine Crest Preparatory School this weekend. The Crestian is a quarterfinals bid to the TOC. Jacob and Jim are coached by Travis Smith and Justin Pearce. Doubles: Jesuit JP advances without …

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WDM Valley Closes Out Westside

Text           For the second consecutive year, WDM Valley closed out the final round of the Omaha Westside Warrior Invitational. Moses Sloven and Lucy Korsakov were tournament co-champions. Full results: Octafinals Valley MS def. Millard North RC (Rishi Chebrolu) Okoboji AS def. Valley JS (Jason Smith) …

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Jeremy Dang Takes Churchill

Strake Jesuit’s Jeremy Deng is the champion of the 2012 Winston Churchill Classic, having defeated Cypress Woods Ty Joplin in finals. Jeremy is coached by Jerry Christ, Chris Castillo, Daniel Imas, Todd Liipfert and Murvin Auzenne; Ty is coached by Jared Woods and Heath Martin.. (Special thanks to Jared for …

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Alex Teiche and Derek Holliday Finalists at Federal Way

FEDERAL WAY, WASH.—Alex Teiche and Derek Holliday are finalists at this year’s Federal Way Invitational, a finals bid in LD. The final round will be held Feb. 3-4 at the Eastside Catholic tournament. Alex is coached by Rebar Niemi and Jordan Hudgens; Derek is coached by Jeff Gans and Garrett …

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Jacob Pritt, Carlton Bone, Terrence Lonam Co-Champs of Crestian RR

Congratulations to Jacob Pritt, Carlton Bone, and Terrence Lonam on being co-champions of the Crestian Round Robin (Jacob was also Top Speaker). Jacob is coached by Travis Smith and Justin Pearce. Terrence is coached by George Clemens, Bryan Wilder, and Martin Sigalow. Carlton is coached by Jeff Liu and sponsored …

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Steve Schappaugh Announces TOC Prep Round Robin

Preliminary details are as follows: The round robin, which is planned in preparation for the TOC, will take place April 14/15 at University School of Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. There are no entry fees, provided you bring one TOC-caliber judge for each entry. (No hired judges will …

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Chris Palmer Announces Lexington RR Field

LEXINGTON, MASS.—Chris Palmer, LD Coach at Lexington HS, has announced the field for the 2012 Lexington RR. Here is his letter: Greetings, Round Robinistas, judges, and other interested parties! I’m pleased to announce the final field of the 2012 Lexington LD Round Robin: Aliso Niguel CA Regan Grishaber Bronx Science …

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