Fall, 1998 "Bear Facts" Episodes

December 19, 1998
Melissa McGuire's Accident, Bernard Meister, Madrigal Dinner, Year-End Recap
December 12, 1998
STATE DRILL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP, Madrigal Dinner, First Wrestling Pin in School History, Winter Weather Policies
December 5, 1998
Basketball Rosters, State Drill Team, Quiz Bowl
November 21, 1998
Miss McCall's Teacher of the Year Nomination, National Honor Society Inductees, Football Awards
November 14, 1998
Magazine Drive Results, Volleyball & Cross-Country Awards, Down-Under Bowl
November 7, 1998
STATE CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPION, Other Cross-Country Results, ACF Cheerleading Competition, Football Play-Offs, Magazine Drive
October 31, 1998
Christianson Daughter, State Cross-Country, AHS Quiz Bowl Tournament, Cheerleading, Magazine Drive
October 24, 1998
District Cross-Country, Football Fifty-Pointer, All-State Music Auditions, Youth Rally, BGHS Quiz Bowl Results
October 17, 1998
BGHS Quiz Bowl Tournament, Mary's Place Mission, Football, Volleyball, Cross-Country
October 10, 1998
Solid Gold Marching Band, Volleyball, Jeans Day for the Homeless
October 3, 1998
Algona Band Day, Catholic Choral Festival, Football
September 26, 1998
Calendar Sales Results, Cheerleading Breakfast, Quiz Bowl, Physical Education Grading
September 19, 1998
Homecoming Wrap-Up, Cross-Country Records, Cheerleading Car Wash
September 12,1998
Homecoming, '98 (A Blast from the Past--Celebrating 40 Years of Garrigan), Cross-Country Medals, Top 10 Football Ranking, Work Study
September 5, 1998
New Furniture, New Faculty, Freshman Elections, ICN Classes, Homecoming Court, Summer Sports, Calendar Drive

Spring, 1998 "Bear Facts" Episodes

May 23, 1998
Windstorm, Graduation Awards, State Track, Baseball, Softball, Quiz Bowl, Summer, '98 (Last Show of Season)
May 16, 1998
Class of 1998, Website Improvements, Tony Lane Memorial
May 9, 1998
National Quiz Bowl, Senior Class, Golf, Boys' Track
May 2, 1998
Prom (The Ship of Dreams), Student Council Election Results, Adopt-A-Highway, Blood Drive, Ecology Class
April 25, 1998
Girls' Track Victory, Boys' Track, NATP Athletic Testing, Student Council Elections, Confirmation
April 18, 1998
Intramural Championship, All-Inramural Team, CYO Track, Gala, Prom, Girls' Golf
April 4, 1998
Gala '98--A Night at the Oscars, ILCC Business Competition, Intramurals
March 28, 1998
All-State Speech Nomination, Cheerleading Try-Outs, Post-Secondary Option Classes, 1998-99 Calendar
March 21, 1998
State Speech, Quiz Bowl, Danz Squad, Indoor Track, Intramurals
March 14, 1998
Eagle Scout, Basketball Awards, Computer Match, Quiz Bowl
March 7, 1998
Episode #200, District Speech Results, JV Basketball, Freshman Basketball, HOSA, TAG
February 28, 1998
District Individual Speech, Basketball Wrap-Up, Spring Play, Pops Concert, Exchange Students
February 21, 1998
Pops Concert, Honor Band, Intramurals, Basketball Play-Offs
February 14, 1998
Wrestling, Girls' Basketball Play-Offs, Speech, Sr. Janet named to Presentation Sisters Board
February 7, 1998
State Large-Group Speech, National Quiz Bowl Plans, Boys' Basketball
January 31, 1998
Twenty-Year Teachers, District Speech Awards, BGHS Website
January 24, 1998
District Large-Group Speech, Honor Bands, Catholic Schools Week
January 17, 1998
Three Quiz Bowl Teams in Play-Offs, Friedmann Auditorium, Intramurals, Iowa House Page
January 10, 1998
National Quiz Bowl Roster, Girls' Basketball, Intramural Basketball

Fall, 1997 "Bear Facts" Episodes

December 20, 1997
Scott France Salute, Boys' Basketball, Large Group Speech, Holiday Survey
December 13, 1997
State Drill Team Awards, Christmas Concert, Christmas Service Project, National Quiz Bowl Try-Outs
December 6, 1997
On-Line Quiz Bowl Victory, State Drill Team, Basketball Preview, Deaths at A.H.S.
November 22, 1997
Thanksgiving Service Projects, National Honor Society, Volleyball Awards, Quiz Bowl Trophy
November 15, 1997
Magazine Drive, Football & Cross-Country Awards, National Catholic Youth Rally, Soup Kitchen Project
November 8, 1997
Quiz Bowl, Fall Sports Wrap-Up, Musical, Magazine Drive
November 1, 1997
District Volleyball Champions, State Cross Country, State Cheerleading, Youth Choir
October 25, 1997
District Cross Country Champion, District Volleyball, All-State Music Auditions, Fall Musical
October 18, 1997
BGHS Quiz Bowl Tournament, Freshman/Sophomore Football
October 11, 1997
Volleyball, Cross-Country, Football, Magazine Drive
October 4, 1997
Homecoming Recap, Band Day, Quiz Bowl, Sportsmanship Ratings
September 27, 1997
Homecoming '97: The Bears' Ultimate Victory
September 20, 1997
Cross-Country Records, Volleyball Ranked, Football, Cheerleaders, Website
September 13, 1997
ICN, New Benches, Cross-Country Champion, Baseball, Softball, Homecoming

Spring, 1997 "Bear Facts" Episodes

February 22, 1997
National Honor Society, Speech, Basketball
March 1, 1997
Sub-state Basketball, District Speech, Larry Hilbert
March 8, 1997
Girls' State Basketball, Boys' District Basketball, District Speech
March 15, 1997
State Girls' Basketball, Intramurals, Pops Concert
March 22, 1997
State Speech, Intramural Playoffs, Spring Play
April 12, 1997
HOSA, Intramural Championshps, Spring Sports, GALA
April 19, 1997
Gala, 1000 Visitors to Web Site, NCC Art Show
April 26, 1997
Gala results, Model UN, Commencement Speaker Named
May 3, 1997
Prom '97, Student Council Election, Boys' Track
May 10, 1997
Music Contest & Trip, Field Trips, ICN Room, Student Council
May 17, 1997
Graduation, Class of 1997, National Quiz Bowl, Baseball
May 24, 1997
175th Episode, Commencement Awards, Track
May 31, 1997
State Track, Softball, Baseball, Quiz Bowl, Spanish Trip, Summer Plans

"Bear Facts" Milestone Episodes

September 19, 1992 (First Episode)
Name, New Faces, Calendars, Volleyball
March 13, 1993 (Special Edition)
First trip to state basketball, Pops concert
May 29, 1993
Class of 1993
June 3, 1993
1992-1993 School Year Wrap-Up, About "The Bear Facts"
January 15, 1994 (Episode #50)
Quiz Bowl Championship, Basketball, Catholic Schools Week, Award for Mr. Burrow
May 28, 1994
Class of 1994, State Golf, State Track
May 6, 1995 (Episode #100)
First national quiz bowl, Drake Relays, NCEA, Departing Faculty, Toxic Clean-Up
May 20, 1995
Class of 1995
May 18, 1996
Class of 1996
June 8, 1996 (from New Orleans) - Audio download available in our audio archive
National quiz bowl, Summer events
November 2, 1996 (Episode #150)
BGHS Quiz Bowl Tournament, State Cross-Country, Magazine Drive
May 17, 1997
Class of 1997
March 7, 1998 (Episode #200)
District Speech Results, JV Basketball, Freshman Basketball, HOSA, TAG
May 16, 1998
Class of 1998, Tony Lane Memorial
May 8, 1999
Class of 1999
November 13, 1999
Garrigan Qualifies for State Football Championship, Volleyball Re-Cap
March 4, 2000
Girls' State Basketball Tournament, State Speech, Math Competition
May 13, 2000
Class of 2000
February 3, 2001 (Episode #300) - Audio download available in our audio archive
300th Episode, Shrine Bowl Player, Presidential Scholar, State Speech, Quiz Bowl, Intrmural Basketball
May 12, 2001
Class of 2001, Angie Kohlhaas: National Merit Scholar, Brad Nelson: Pro Baseball Draft Prospect
September 15, 2001
Prayers in Response to Terrorism, Cross-Country, Homecoming, 2001: Garrigan's Animated Party, Fiddler on the Roof
May 11, 2002
Class of 2002 Accomplishments, Year In Review, Class Representative Elections
March 29, 2003
Danz Squad Wins National Championship, HOSA Qualifies Two for Nationals, Four Individual Speech All-Staters, Basketball Award-Winners, Intramural Play-Offs, Spring Play: The Curious Savage
May 10, 2003
Class of 2003
May 8, 2004
Senior Farewell Show (Class of 2004), Quiz Bowl Awards, Broadcasting Awards
May 14, 2005
Class of 2005, District Track, Baseball & Softball Preview
May 6, 2006
Senior Farewell Show - Class of 2006, Monica Schiltz Qualifies for ISU Pom Squad, Quiz Bowl and Broadcasting Letterwinners, Student Council Elections
October 14, 2006
Episode #600, Quiz Bowl Tournament, Cross-Country Conference Championship, CROP Walk
May 12, 2007
Class of 2007, District Track
February 9, 2008
Episode #650, Benefit for Chuck Stillman, Gala 2008:  The Greatest Show on Earth, Garrigan's Fiftieth Anniversary
May 10, 2008- Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2008 Farewell Show, Large Group Music Honors, Regional Math, Katrina Even Breaks School Record
May 16, 2009 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2009 Salute, National Quiz Bowl in New Orleans, Results of State Large Group Music Contest
May 30, 2009 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Episode #700 - Recorded in New Orleans, National Quiz Bowl, State Track Re-Cap, Golfers Qualify for State, Baseball & Softball Preview, Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration, "Bear Facts" Historical Re-Cap
May 22, 2010  - Audio download available in our audio archive
State Track Qualifiers, Golf Playoffs, Class of 2010 Graduation and Awards
December 4, 2010 - Audio download available in our audio archive
State Danz Competition, Quiz bowl Victory, 750th episode
May 7, 2011- Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2011 Salute, Kossuth Garden of Poets, CDA Essay Contest
March 24, 2012 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Quiz Bowl, Sophomore Business Tours, Walk a Mile, All-State Basketball, State HOSA, 800th Episode
May 5, 2012 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2012 Salute, Student Council Elections, Feasibility Study
May 4, 2013 - Audio download available in our audio archive
Snow Day in May, Class of 2013 Salute, Intramural Championship, All-Intramural Team, World Food Prize Institute, Broadcasting and Quiz Bowl Awards
September 14, 2013- Audio download available in our audio archive
Episode #850, Homecoming 2013-Around the World, Garrigan Website 
May 3, 2014- Audio download available in our audio archive
Class of 2014, Student Council Elections, and Track Records
May 31, 2014- Audio download available in our audio archive
Broadcast from New Orleans, Quiz Bowl Makes Playoffs at Nationals, State Track Recap, State Golf Preview

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