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17-17 Scholastic Games Championship 2017

May 29th, 2017 No Comments

AVON AND OLMSTED FALLS MEET IN SCHOLASTIC GAMES 27TH ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP Avon High School is going for top honors for a second consecutive year, having taken on all comers in an exciting year of academic competitions.  The Avon team’s competition is Olmsted Falls High School, also victorious in every outing this year, and one of […]

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Dialogues 17-12 Scholastic Games -A Look Back

May 22nd, 2017 No Comments

PRODUCER’S PERSPECTIVE ON 27 YEARS OF SCHOLASTIC GAMES Interviewer Bob Tayek corners the program’s producer-host, Jim Mehrling, for an inside look at operating a high school quiz show in Lorain County for over a quarter century.  How did it start and what are the most challenging and rewarding aspects of such an endeavor?  These are […]

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17-15 Semifinal – Amherst Steele vs. Avon

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

SEMIFINAL 1:  THE 2015 CHAMPION SCHOOL CHALLENGES THE 2016 CHAMPION SCHOOL FOR A CHANCE AT THE 2017  CROWN It’s the final four, and defending champion Avon High School has high hopes of advancing to this year’s championship and the possibility of a consecutive win.  Only two schools have done it before in the Scholastic Games 26-year […]

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17-13 Quarterfinal: Avon Lake vs. Olmsted Falls

April 24th, 2017 No Comments

TWO MORE FORMER CHAMPIONSHIP-WINNING SCHOOLS IN QUARTERFINAL COMPETITION Avon Lake High School lost to Avon (the defending champions) earlier this year, but with the highest losing score in the history of our program.  The school was obviously eligible for our “wild card” competition, which the team won, giving them a second chance at the playoffs.  Olmsted […]

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17-11 The Wildcard Competition: Avon Lake vs. Firelands

April 19th, 2017 No Comments

THE ANNUAL WILDCARD COMPETITION IS ANOTHER EXCITING MATCHUP It was true again this year: the two highest-scoring losing teams earned more points than several of our winning teams.  That’s the reason for our wildcard competitions.  It’s a second chance for our championship playoffs for two most deserving teams.  The teams this season are academic team […]

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17-10 Playoff: Brookside vs. Keystone

April 11th, 2017 No Comments

TWO WINNING TEAMS VIE FOR A QUARTERFINAL BERTH Winning teams with the highest scores move directly to the quarterfinals leading to the Scholastic Games championship.  Others need to achieve one more win to continue.  Such is the case with this week’s competitors.  Brookside High School of Sheffield, Ohio, represented by, as pictured left to right,  Liam Shanahan, […]

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17-09 Quarterfinal: Amherst vs. Midview

April 4th, 2017 No Comments

AMHERST STEELE AND MIDVIEW: FIRST QUARTERFINALISTS Even before all of the quarterfinalists are determined, we know that the highest-scoring winning teams are qualified for quarterfinal berths. Because of the need for notification and scheduling of a couple of qualifying contests, we proceed directly to the first quarterfinal for this week’s broadcast, which will determine our […]

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17-08 Firelands vs. Olmsted Falls

March 20th, 2017 No Comments

TWO MORE OUTSTANDING TEAMS COMPLETE OUR FIRST ROUND OF COMPETITIONS With the completion of this contest, the teams in our playoffs will be determined, and the suspense will build up to the final moments.   The academic team from Firelands High School in Oberlin is comprised of, as pictured left to right, Sam Formholtz, Michael Durdak and […]

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17-07 Avon vs. Avon Lake

March 13th, 2017 No Comments

A HISTORY-MAKING COMPETITION FROM TWO EXCEPTIONAL ACADEMIC TEAMS Neighboring high schools are natural rivals, and Avon High School and Avon Lake High School have both produced championship teams twice in the past.  Avon Lake’s most recent was 2005 and Avon is the current defending champion, but the team is sure to get a run for its money this […]

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17-02 Keystone vs. Lorain

February 6th, 2017 No Comments

SCHOOLS FROM OPPOSITE ENDS OF THE COUNTY MEET IN OUR SECOND ACADEMIC MATCHUP Lorain High School, the second largest school in Lorain County, competes with Keystone High School from LaGrange, in the southern part of the county.  Keystone’s enrollment is one third of Lorain’s, but the school is highly ranked academically.  Both cities have produced […]

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