Archive for Kavan Rogness

District Domination

2009 District IV AFA-NIET Qualifier Tournament March 13-14, 2009   To close out the regular season, the Gustavus Forensics team hosted the 2009 District IV (the best district in the nation!) AFA-NIET Qualifier Tournament. This tournament is the last opportunity for students to qualify events for the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament which […]

Victory at the VFLs

VFL #3 & #4 March 6-7, 2009   To round out the season’s regular tournaments, the Gustavus forensics team headed up to Concordia College in Moorhead, MN for the third and fourth Valley Forensics League tournaments of the year. Both days proved to be very fruitful for the Gustavus team. Over the two days, each […]

Bounty at the Bop

2009 SDSU Bunny Bop February 28, 2009   The Gustavus forensics team headed west for a quick one-day tournament at the South Dakota State University Bunny Bop. The annual tournament featured competition from around the region and was a great opportunity for everyone involved to qualify more pieces for nationals. Gustavus had another outstanding tournament, […]

State Champions!

The 2009 Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Tournament February 21-22   The Gustavus Adolphus College Forensics team successfully defended their 2008 state championship by placing first out of ten schools at the 2009 Minnesota Collegiate Forensics Association State Championships! The Gusties placed first in six of the thirteen events. Senior Tasha Carlson will represent Minnesota at the 2009 […]

Loving the Lovefest . . .

The Lovefest Swing February 14-15, 2009   Instead of spending time with significant others or lamenting single status, the Gustavus Forensics team spent Valentine’s Day in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for the 2009 Lovefest. Hosted jointly by the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and by Ripon College, this year’s Lovefest boasted competition such as Bradley University, […]

Melting Away The Competition

The St. Cloud State Ice Box Classic February 6-7, 2009   After taking a weekend off to rest and recuperate, Gustavus went north to our friends at St. Cloud State for the Ice Box Classic. Featuring competition from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, and North Dakota, the Gusties had a triumphant showing. Gustavus students placed […]

A Terrific TCFL

TCFL #4 January 27, 2009   For the last tournament of J-term, the Gustavus Forensics team headed up to Normandale Community College for the fourth Twin Cities Forensics League tournament of the year. This fast-paced tournament proved to be a dominant one for Gustavus, earning another first place team trophy.   Team Sweepstakes First Place: […]

A Successful Swing

Iowa Swing January 24-25, 2009 Following our successful showing at the 10th annual Hell Froze Over Swing, the Gustavus Forensics team again headed south, this time to Iowa for the Iowa swing, hosted jointly by the University of Northern Illinois and Wartburg College. Boasting competition from Bradley University, Illinois State University, the University of Wisconsin […]

Warming it up at the Hell Froze Over . . .

Hell Froze Over Swing January 17-18, 2009 Ten years ago, Bradley University and the University of Texas – Austin decided to jointly host a swing tournament, an event that would reportedly happen only when hell froze over (thus the inventive tournament title). Over the years, the tournament has expanded to become one of the years […]

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 […]