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NSD Update Live Results: Noah Star wins Greenhill

    Dallas, TX – Lexington High School’s Noah Star is the champion of the twenty-fifth annual Greenhill Fall Classic, having defeated University School’s Mike Fried on a 3-0 decision in the final round. Noah is coached by Sara Sanchez, Chris Palmer, and Steven Adler; Mike is coached by Steve …

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Greenhill Round Robin results are in!

UPDATE The Greenhill Round Robin finalists were Drew McCormick from Strake Jesuit College Prep and Noah Starr from Lexington High School. Drew won the final round on a 2-1 decision. Second place in each pod were: Daniel Tartakovsky from PV Peninsula and Jacob Pritt from New Orleans Jesuit. This continues …

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Live Chat: Post-Vassar Round-Up with Sophie Ruff and Larry Liu

On Monday, September 12 (TONIGHT!)  at 8 pm Central time (9 pm Eastern, 6 pm Pacific), NSDUpdate.com will host its third in a series of Live Chats. The chat will be led by reigning TOC co-champion Larry Liu and TOC Quarterfinalist Sophie Ruff. They will discuss arguments they heard this …

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Strake Closes Out Grapevine

Strake Jesuit College Preparatory’s John Heizelman and Drew McCormick are co-champions of this year’s Grapevine Classic. John coached over teammate Clay Spence in semis, while Drew defeated Greenhill’s Farhan Damani. Congratulations to team Strake Jesuit! Co-Champions: John Heizelman and Drew McCormick Finals: 1. Strake Jesuit JH closes out with 3. …

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The NY Vassar Round Robin: A Pictorial Odyssey

Pictures from our weekend in New York: ‘   This weekend’s competition is actually taking place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry (see above). McGinnis/Parker/Massey/Imas 2011 represent! Text Tournament co-hosts Aracelis Biel and Jon Cruz (above) Best one-on-one game in the history of one-on-one games:   More to come! …

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Jim Huang Wins the Vassar Round Robin

The Final Exhibition Jim Huang of New Orleans Jesuit High School in Louisiana was declared the champion of the 2011 Vassar Round Robin after defeating Kathy Qiu of the Hockaday School in Texas on a 5-2 decision in the final round. Kathy affirmed; Jim negated. Sophie Ruff and Chetan Hertzig …

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LIVE CHAT: Imas, Thompson, Zimmerman to discuss animal rights!

On Wednesday, September 7 at 9:30 pm Central time (10:30 pm Eastern, 7:30 pm Pacific) NSDUpdate.com will host its second in a series of Live Chats, this time featuring three of the top debaters of the 2010-2011 season, Walt Whitman graduates Daniel Imas, Marshall Thompson, and Alex Zimmerman. Once again, …

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Jon Cruz announces Vassar Round Robin field

The Vassar Round Robin will be held on the weekend of September 9-11 at the Collegiate School in New York City. Traditionally, the Round Robin has been held at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. This is the first year that the event has been hosted in the city. The Vassar …

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The “LARP”: Accurate description? Derogatory slam? Or both?

The history of “policy-style” arguments being used in LD debate is longer than most of your life spans. When I began debating — when dinosaurs roamed the earth, and George H.W. Bush was president — anyone who spoke at faster than conversational speed was openly accused of “debating policy.” (Yes, …

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WDM Valley Sophomore Throw-Down Announced

          The first annual Valley Sophomore Throw-Down will take place at the Marriott in West Des Moines, Iowa on Friday, September 23. Rounds begin at 9:00 am and will conclude as registration for the Mid-America Cup begins. MAC attendees are encouraged to watch rounds! The details …

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Noah Star Wins the 2011 NSD Camp Tournament

Doubles 1. Mountain View NN byes 2. NO Jesuit JP byes 3. Strake Jesuit JH byes 4. Stuyvesant AE byes 5. Strake DM byes 6. Stoneman JF byes 7. Loyola-Blakefield TC byes 8. Beacon NS byes 9. Lexington NS byes 10. NO Jesuit JH d 23. Strake WK (William Kim) …

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Live Chat with the Lius on Saturday: Get Your Questions Answered by TOC Co-Champions

Post your questions on the September-October topic (animal rights) for Jeff and Larry Liu, co-champions of the 2011 Tournament of Champions in LD, on this post and have them answered on Saturday from 2-4 PM Central Time. ———————————————————————————————————————————- You’ve asked and we’ve responded. Thanks to everyone for all the great …

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Timmons Announces 2011 Greenhill Round Robin Field

Aaron Timmons, director of debate at the Greenhill School, has announced the Lincoln-Douglas Debate participants for the 2011 Greenhill Round Robin, which will be held on September 15 and 16. College Prep (CA) — Sarah Sachs Greenhill (TX) — Farhan Damani Greenhill (TX) — Rebecca Kuang Harvard Westlake (CA) — …

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get your ex back letter

my ex boyfriend wants me back things to say to your girlfriend to have her back should i send my ex gf a message that im moving on how to get ur ex back when he has a new gf how can a girl create a love back from a …

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