Category: Scholastic Bowl

Auburn student wins national scholastic bowl title

ROCKFORD – Auburn senior Ethan Strombeck is the national individual scholastic bowl champion. Scholastic Bowl typically is a team event, but each year a National Academic Quiz Tournaments individual tournament is held, featuring 10 rounds of buzzer play on topics ranging from science and geography to history and literature. The tournament drew 130 competitors to […]

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Auburn just misses third scholastic bowl state title

PEORIA – For the second straight year, Auburn hopes of a third state scholastic bowl title were dashed in a 430-390 loss. In 2017-2018, the Knights made it to the title match only to lose to Lincolnshire Stevenson, 430-390. Friday morning, Auburn reversed that loss by beating Stevenson, 480-380, in the final match of pool […]

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Auburn also hoping to win a state title in Peoria

PEORIA – Auburn’s powerhouse scholastic bowl team will have to get through the defending state champions to get a chance to win the school’s third scholastic bowl state title. There will be eight teams in Peoria Friday competing for the IHSA Class 2A scholastic bowl title. The schools are broken into two pools. Auburn, which […]

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Auburn dominates scholastic bowl sectional

BELVIDERE – Auburn’s scholastic bowl state dynasty was never threatened Saturday as the Knights qualified for the IHSA state tournament for the 18th straight year. The Knights won their three Class AA sectional matches in dominating fashion, beating Crystal Lake Central, Belvidere and Burlington Central by a combined score of 2,290 to 190. Only the […]

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Auburn cruises to its 19th straight scholastic bowl regional

ROCKFORD – Auburn’s scholastic bowl team rolled through the competition Monday night, winning every match by at least 550 points to claim its 19th straight IHSA regional title. The Knights hosted the Class AA regional and topped Harvard (820-90), Guilford (810-100) and Rockton Hononegah (740-190). Guilford reached the regional semifinal by beating Boylan, 450-240. Auburn […]

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Auburn scholastic bowl team in championship form

CHAMPAIGN – The Auburn scholastic bowl team showed that it is a major threat to win the school’s third IHSA state championship by knocking off the defending champion this past weekend. Auburn won the Illinois NAQT State Tournament held at the University of Illinois this past Saturday. The NAQT is an invitation-only competition where schools […]

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