March 04, 2009 Edition
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The Walnut Ridge Junior High Quiz Bowl Team placed first at the Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association's junior high state finals held Saturday. Members of the team are (front, from left): Blake Ross, Edward Harthorn, John Caldwell, Shalia McCall; (back) Alex Long, Wayne Wallace, Range Weeks, Jeb Bridges, Logan Brady and Tonda Brand, coach. Linda Long served as the team's judge.
WRJHS Quiz Bowl
team wins first at state
The Walnut Ridge Junior High Quiz Bowl Team placed first at the Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association's (AGQBA) junior high state finals held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Hector.
The team competed in the AA classification and was one of eight teams in the division. Others teams competing in the division were: Woodlawn, Conway Christian, McCrory, Murfreesboro, Dermott, Quitman and Gillett.
The Walnut Ridge team played and defeated Gillett, Quitman and Woodlawn in single elimination to win the tournament.
Members of the team are Blake Ross, Edward Harthorn, John Caldwell, Shalia McCall, Alex Long, Wayne Wallace, Range Weeks,
Jeb Bridges, Logan Brady and Tonda Brand, coach. Linda Long served as the team's judge.
Walnut Ridge spectators in attendance to support the team were Fred and Susan Weeks, John and Spencer Long, Terry and Debbie Wallace, and Daniel, DeeDee and Allyson Bridges.
Places first at
The Walnut Ridge junior high quiz bowl team advanced to the state finals by placing first out of 10 teams at the AGQBA's junior high regional tournament held Feb. 11 at Melbourne. Wayne Wallace and Edward Harthorn were named to the regional all-tournament team.
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