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Geoffrey Kristof Wins Glenbrooks

Scarsdale’s Geoffrey Kristof is the champion of the 2011 Glenbrooks Invitational, having defeated PV Peninsula’s Daniel Tartakovsky in the final round. Geoffrey is coached by Joe Vaughan, Perry Green, Oliver Roth, Eric Thurm, and Nick Blanchette; Daniel is coached by Samantha Weiss and Chris Theis.   Live updates from The …

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Grant Weisberg and Danny DeBois are Co-Champs of Hen Hud

MONTROSE, NY—Stuyvesant’s Grant Weisberg and Harrison’s Danny DeBois are co-champions of the Malcolm A. Bump Invitational at Hendrick Hudson. Grant coached over his teammate, Andrew Eckholm, in semifinals; Danny coached over his teammate, Ally Brabant. No final round was held. Grant is coached by Julie Sheinman and Craig Gilbert; Danny …

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The Future of NSD Update Videos

In celebration of our 25,000th video load last Monday, we are re-releasing four of our landmark rounds. We are also announcing plans for the immediate future that will give you the best viewership experience possible. Beginning this week, NSD Update will be launching a series of 13 videos from last …

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Rebecca Kuang Wins Hockaday

DALLAS, TX—Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang is Champion of the 2011 Hockadebate Invitational, having defeated Keller’s Travis Fife on a 2-1 decision in the final round. The round was adjudicated by Dylan Cavanaugh, Katie Dessi, and John Sims (Cavanaugh dissented). Congratulations to both debaters! Rebecca is coached by Aaron Timmons, Neil Conrad, …

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PV Peninsula Closes Out USC

LOS ANGELES, CA—Daniel Tartakovsky and Henry Zhang of PV Peninsula are Co-Champions of the 2011 USC Invitational, having closed out the final round. Daniel defeated Torrey Pines’s Erwin Li in semifinals; Henry defeated Brendan Gallagher of Harvard-Westlake. The tournament is a Semis bid to the TOC in LD. Daniel and …

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Alex Teiche Wins Whitman College

WALLA WALLA, WA—Alex Teiche of Bainbridge is the champion of the 39th Annual Remy Wilcox Speech and Debate Tournament at Whitman College, having defeated Alexander Erwig of Crescent Valley in the final round. The tournament is a Finals bid to the Tournament of Champions in Lincoln-Douglas, as well as in …

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Michael Fried Wins The Minneapple

Michael Fried of University is the champion of the 2011 Minneapple, having defeated Scarsdale’s Geoffrey Kristof on a 3-2 decision (Pearce, Wilson, Smith, *Ch. Tarsney, *Chy). Congratulations to both debaters. Michael is coached by Steve Schappaugh, Ross Brown, Ernie Rose, Tom Evnen, Josh Sherman, and Bradley Hicks; Geoffrey is coached …

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TOC Video Recap 2K7 and Nov/Dec Prep: Strategies That Work (Part 3)

Looking for ideas prepping the new November/December topic? NSDUpdate brings you the third part of a video recap series that will allow you to generate prep ideas by seeing how debaters have previously debated similar topics. Specifically, this installment of this recap will feature more videos from the 2007 TOC …

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