Archive for 2008

A Happy Holiday Tournament

Stout Holiday Tournament December 5-6, 2008   Gustavus finished off their semester with a very successful trip to the University of Wisconsin – Stout for the Stout Holiday Tournament. The annual Christmas in Christ Chapel concert prevented all but eight students from attending the tournament. Still, with only eight students, Gustavus managed to secure second […]

‘Tis the TCFL!

TCFL #3 December 2, 2008   Once again, the Gusties have headed up to Normandale Community College for the third Twin Cities Forensics Leauge tournament of the year. Gusties had a great showing, taking home eight trophies. Stay tuned for the Holiday Tournament this weekend. Read on for results! Team Sweepstakes First Place: Minnesota State […]

More Gustavus Success . . .

TCFL #2 November 18, 2008   Once again, Gustavus has gone on to success at the Twin Cities Forensics Leauge tournament hosted by Normandale College. Taking only a small entry, Gustavus managed to take third place in a close competition with University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and Minnesota State University Mankato – all three top […]

Excellence Continues at Concordia . . .

VFL #1 & 2 November 14-15, 2008 After an excellent weekend at Bradley University, the Gustavus forensics team headed up north to Concordia College for the first and second Valley Forensics League tournaments of the year. The Gusties experienced tremendous success, making finals in fifty-eight slots over two days. Gusties won eight of eleven events […]

Excellence at the Norton

The 61st Annual L. E. Norton November 8-9, 2008 Bradley University has once again hosted their prestigious annual L. E. Norton tournament. This year, 46 teams were in attendance, including most of the top 20 AFA schools. It was an extremely competitive tournament that featured a novice division and semifinals for most events. A two-hour […]

Viking Victories . . .

Vocal Viking October 31-November 1   While most of the team was taking a break, Eric Cronin and Briana Clark went to Bethany College in Mankato for the 2008 Vocal Viking. The represented Gustavus very well and took home some great trophies!   Impromptu Fifth Place: Briana Clark Fourth Place: Eric Cronin POI Fifth Place: […]

More MAFL (#3 & 4)

MAFL #3 & 4 October 25 – 26, 2008   Gustavus Adolphus College had another successful weekend at the third and fourth Mid-America Forensic League tournaments of the season, hosted by the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Illinois State, Bradley University and neighbors Minnesota State University – Mankato provided tough competition, but the Gusties […]

Team Takes TCFL #1!

TCFL #1 October 21st, 2008 The Gusties won this season’s first Twin Cities Forensic League tournament! The success at this tournament reflects the depth of this year’s squad as only new team members were competing. Congrats, Gusties! Team Sweepstakes First Place: Gustavus Adolphus College Duo Third Place: Chloe Goldade/Chloe Radcliffe Second Place: Katie Asfeld/Sam Hemmerich […]

Larry Schnoor Invitational/Bill Robertz Invitational

Larry Schnoor Invitational – October 18, 2008 Bill Robertz Invitational – October 19, 2008   On October 18th and 19th, two tournaments were hosted in honor of two highly influential figures. Minnesota State University – Mankato hosted the Larry Schnoor Invitational in honor of Dr. Schnoor, a key figure in the development of collegiate forensics. […]

Jousting with Jackrabbits . . .

Jackrabbit Joust October 10-11   South Dakota State University hosted their annual Jackrabbit Joust in early October. Gustavus Adolphus College took first place over schools including Minnesota State University – Mankato (2nd place) and Concordia College (3rd place). Gustavus Adolphus College was also awarded the quality award that recognized its excellence in individual events and […]