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2020-21 HSQB Preseason Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Groger Ranks is excited to be back for the 2020-21 season! Over the last couple of weeks, we have been running our annual preseason poll for people to … Continue reading 2020-21 HSQB Preseason Poll Results

2019-20 HSQB Player Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our annual player poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. This poll was made up … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Player Poll Results

2019-20 HSQB Postseason Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our first postseason poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic led … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Postseason Poll Results

A Statement Regarding Online Tournaments

NOTE: this policy is no longer in effect for the 2020-21 season. It is our belief at Groger Ranks that online tournaments are a valued part of the quizbowl circuit. Not only have many of our members played online tournaments in the past, but we have hosted three online tournaments ourselves, including the 24-team online … Continue reading A Statement Regarding Online Tournaments

Interview Thursdays Ep. 6 – Stevenson A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Groger Ranks member Dean Ah Now interviews Govind Prabhakar and Arjun Nageswaran from Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. We discussed their specialties, their NHBB expectations, and their overall tournament plan for the season. The following episode, like all Interview Thursdays episodes, was brought to you by … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 6 – Stevenson A

Interview Thursdays Ep. 5 – RM A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Abhinav Karthikeyan, Justin Posner, Derek Chu, Kyle Liao, and Danesh Sivakumar from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, Maryland. We discuss rebounding from the graduation of seniors, their thoughts about their chances at NHBB this year, the relative youth of the A team, and … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 5 – RM A

2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

The following article was a contribution by the entire Groger Ranks staff and many members of the HSQB community who helped out with this poll. Thank you. Over the last few weeks, we at Groger Ranks have been running our second midseason poll of the national high school quizbowl circuit. Now, we are pleased to … Continue reading 2019-20 HSQB Midseason Poll Results

Interview Thursdays Ep. 4 – GDS A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Shawn from Groger Ranks interviews Matthew Siff, Nathaniel Rosenberg, Arthur Delot-Vilain, and Alex Moon from Georgetown Day School in Washington DC. We discuss their aggressive buzzing strategy, the status of the very competitive DC circuit, their tournament plans, and more. https://soundcloud.com/groger-ranks/interview-thursdays-episode-4-gds

Interview Thursdays Ep. 3 – Wayzata A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Arjun, Dylan, and Katherine from Groger Ranks interview Arul Belhe, Brian Lin, Bryanna Shao, Cece Shao, and Ben Weiner from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, MN. We discuss their travel plans, their attendance at college-level tournaments, and their strategy to make up for the loss of top-tier science specialist … Continue reading Interview Thursdays Ep. 3 – Wayzata A

Interview Thursdays Ep. 2 – Phillips Academy A

In this episode of Interview Thursdays, Dylan and Katherine from Groger Ranks talk to Karsten Rynearson, Vincent Fan, and Irura Nyiha of Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Find out about how an already strong program has been performing with the transfer of top-tier generalist Karsten as well as their high aspirations for nationals. https://soundcloud.com/groger-ranks/interview-with-phillips-a