Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Meet #4 // February 5, 2017

Spirit day was held at Pettisville Missionary Church. The afternoon meet was an exciting time for teams as they dressed up and performed to show their team spirit! Quiz material for the week was Daniel 1-4, and matches took place in 3 small round robins.

Pictured below are the four teams that were recognized for their exceptionally enthusiastic and creative team spirit! Front row from left: Cosmic from Central/House Church, and Guardians from North Clinton. Back two rows from left: Unbound and The Voice, both from Eastland Baptist

The North Clinton team Flaming Darts (front row) won first place, averaging 140 points per match and winning all three matches in their round robin. In second place, and also winning all three matches in their round robin, was Secretly Feared from Central/House Church (middle row) with an average score of  118.33   Furious Rage from Pettisville Missionary (back row) was the third place team, averaging 111.25 points to win all four matches of their round robin.

All of the "Spirited" teams are pictured below!

Lapping Dogs, West Clinton

Flaming Darts, North Clinton

#blessedfools, Outback YFC

Chain of Gold, Sonrise

Guardians, North Clinton

The Voice, Eastland Baptist

Secretly Feared, Central/House Church

Cosmic, Central/House Church


Unbound, Eastland Baptist

Flaming Foxes, North Clinton

Angels, Pettisville Missionary

Furious Rage, Pettisville Missionary

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Meet #3 // January 29, 2017

The third meet of the season was held at North Clinton Church and covered the New Testament book of Colossians. Secretly Feared, the girls team from Central/House Church, earned first place in the Sunday afternoon meet. They scored an average of 113.8 points per match, winning all four of their matches for the day. Right now the team is leading the season with an 11-0-1 record. 

Awards were given to the teams who had the most quiz-outs over the past two meets. Tedrow quizzers had 16 quiz-outs (back row), Secretly Feared had 17 (middle row), and in the front row is the Eastland Baptist team, Unbound, who have had 18 quiz-outs in the last two meets. 

Awards were also given to individual quizzers who had the most quiz-outs and the least number of errs during the January 29th meet. Pictured below are the top five. From left: Grace Sheldon (Unbound, Eastland Baptist), Kate Nofziger (Secretly Feared, Central/House Church), Ava Hoylman (Tedrow), Ian Armstrong (Four Flaming Foxes, North Clinton), and William Nofziger (Cosmic, Central/House Church). Each quizzer had quizzed out in every match with only one err, except for Ava who had no errs.

Next Sunday the meet will be held at Pettisville Missionary Church at 2:00 pm. Quiz material will be over Daniel 1-4. It will also be team Spirit Week!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Meet #2 // January 15, 2017

West Clinton Mennonite Church hosted the second meet of Northwest Ohio's quizzing season on January 15th. The 13 teams quizzed in three round robins. The winners of each round robin are pictured below.

The first round robin included Secretly Feared (Central/House Church), The Guardians (North Clinton), Furious Rage (Pettisville Missionary), and Tedrow. Secretly Feared (front center) and The Guardians (back center) tied, each winning 2 and tying their match against each other.

In the second group were Unbound (Eastland Baptist), The Flaming Darts (North Clinton), Cosmic (Central/House Church), and Angels (Pettisville Missionary). Unbound (left) won their round robin.

The third round robin was made up of five teams: Chain of Gold (Sunrise), #blessedfools (Outback YFC), Four Flaming Foxes (North Clinton), The Voice (Eastland Baptist), and Lapping Dogs (West Clinton). The Chain of Gold (right) won all four of their matches.

Below are the results of the meet, as well as current team standings for the season.

The meet ended with a fun match between the rookie quizzers!

Monday, January 9, 2017

Meet #1 // January 8, 2017

The 2017 Bible Quiz season is officially underway after the meet at North Clinton Church on January 8th. This year there are 13 teams quizzing in the Northwest Ohio area from eight different churches. Quizzers will be studying three of Paul's New Testament epistles as well as four stories from the Old Testament. These include Galatians, Ephesians, Colossians, Daniel 1-6, Ruth, Judges 6-7 (Gideon), and Judges 13-16 (Samson). Teams will quiz in a double round robin, facing each other team twice over the course of six area meets. The local season will end with a mini tournament, followed by the Invitational in Lancaster, PA.

Pictured below are the top four teams from the first meet:

The Flaming Darts (North Clinton) took first place with an average score of 135 points in their 5 matches.

The Central/House Church team Secretly Feared came in second place, winning all 5 of their matches and averaging 131 points.

Furious Rage from Pettisville Missionary Church came in third place, also winning 5 matches and averaging 126 points.

The other Central/House Church team Cosmic came in fourth place, with an average score of 107 points per match.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Local Tournament

The last local quiz meet of the season was a tournament which took place at Central Mennonite Church. There were a lot of close 15 question matches, with several going into overtime. 

The top three teams

Charged from North Clinton in first place

Right from the house church in second

Royal, also from the house church, in third

The Mob from Pettisville Missionary in fourth

Congratulations to all the teams on a great season of Bible Quiz, and good luck at Invitational!

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Meet #5 // February 28, 2016

West Clinton Mennonite Church hosted the final season meet--34 matches followed up by a fun match between some of the oldest quizzers, as well as team and individual awards. It was a full and exciting afternoon to finish up the five season meets.

Winning all five of their matches on Sunday, and averaging 129 points per match, was Charged from North Clinton. They also took 3rd place in the season with 17-5-2.

Sla(y)in Beasts from Tedrow came in 2nd place with an average score of 126 points per match for the final meet. They were also the 2nd place team for the season with an 18-5-1 record.

Right from the house church won all five of their matches on Sunday, coming in 3rd place with an average score of 122 points. They took first place for the season with a record of 21-2-1. Way to go!

Not pictured is The Mob from Pettisville Missionary Church, who finished the season in 4th place with 15-8-1.

Cara Foor (Hearts of Faith, North Clinton) and Will Nofziger (Royal, house church) made it through the season with perfect scores. This was Cara's first year as top individual after six years of being in Bible Quiz. Will, a second year quizzer, was also top individual in the 2015 season.

The nine top quizzers of the season.

The top 25 quizzers.

Teams are looking forward to the local tournament coming up on March 13th at Central Mennonite Church.