2018 - 2019 Golden Bear Quiz Bowl

Garrigan hosted their annual quiz bowl tournament on October 13, 2018.

Congratulations to BGHS students Alex Mammen, Billy Erpelding, Aidan Koob, & Eric Thul on winning the championship.

Preliminary Round Results - Playoff Progression

 2018 Confirmation Letter  - Complete Rules - Brief Rule Summary  - 2018 Schedule  (All Acrobat/.pdf format)

2017 TOURNAMENT QUESTIONS (Acrobat/.pdf format):

Congratulations to the Bears for qualifying for Nationals for the 19th time.

The Bears traveled to  Orlando in June 2018, where they finished #6 in the nation.

On November 10 BGHS won the Top of Iowa Conference quiz bowl for the fourth straight year.

A second Garrigan team finished in 3rd Place overall.


Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen
Sami Darling Alex Mammen Abbi Heying Meredith Tigges
Gabriel Trainer Jenna Heinen Reese Rosenmeyer Xander Darling
Logan Heying Grant Bormann Aric Laubenthal Riley Rosenmeyer
Aiden Koob Bailey Kollasch Noah Bronk Ella Muller
Bryce Capesius   Joey Trainer Maryanne Capesius
Billy Erpelding   Amanda Thilges Margaurite Fakler
Eric Thul   Kaylyn Meyers Mya Kemna
    Anna Berke Hollis Bode
    Gracie Elsbecker  
  * - letter winner
October 6 Waukee IQBL Novice

BGHS competed against large schools from central Iowa.

October 13 Bishop Garrigan

BGHS won the championship, and 3 Garrigan teams made playoffs.


October 20 Ankeny Centennial

BGHS finished in the final four.

November 3 Algona High
 Varsity teams from BGHS finished #5 & #7 out of  18.

November 10 Bishop Garrigan (Top of Iowa Confernce)

Garrigan won the conference championship.

A second BGHS team finished in 3rd Place.

November 17 IQBL(Waukee)
Garrigan did not participate because of weather.
November 28 3-2-1

Bishop Garrigan scored 284 points
and finished near the middle nationwide.


December 8 South O'Brien

Bishop Garrigan competed in the JV division.

December 15 Spirit Lake

March 8 (tentative) ISU Virtual Quiz Bowl


March 16 Community Quiz Bowl


April 6 (tentative) IQBL State Championship


April 19 (tentative) Spring 3-2-1 Quiz Bowl



New Buzzer System

National Qualifying Teams

Quiz Bowl MVPs




TF 12/10/18