Holyoke’s high school brain bowl B team is pictured from left, front row, Ashlyn Marcum, Kylie Purkey­pile, Haley Van Overbeke, Amy Mackay, Emali Torres and Rylee Schneller; and the A team in the back row, Anna Jelden, Jarrett Woodhead, Drew Stewart, Tyler Lamm and Luke Krogmeier. — Johnson Publications

The junior high brain bowl C team is pictured from left, front row, James Capasso, Tristen Ferguson, Emmanuel Vasquez, Tuff Sigler and Isaac Strauss; B team in the middle row, Erin Andersen, Jimena Nuñez, Cooper Goldenstein, Max Kleve and Ethan Schneller; and A team in the back row, Miranda Schroetlin, Josie Schlachter, Johny Quintana, Diego Jimenez and Baylor Struckmeyer. — Johnson Publications

Holyoke hosts Knowledge Bowl

    Holyoke JR/SR High hosted the Nov. 29 Northeast Colorado Knowledge Bowl, which saw a total of 22 teams from six schools vying for victory. Competitors face a written round of 60 questions followed by five oral rounds of 30 questions each, in which teams buzz in to give an answer.
    In the high school division 11 teams competed, and Akron took first with 111 points. Holyoke’s senior team, made up of Luke Krogmeier, Anna Jelden, Jarrett Woodhead and Drew Stewart, scored 89 points for second place. Wray finished third with 61 points. Other schools in attendance were Fleming and Yuma.
    Making up Holyoke’s second high school team were Ashlyn Marcum, Kylie Purkeypile, Haley Van Overbeke, Amy Mackay, Emali Torres and Rylee Schneller.
    Also with 11 teams in the running, the junior high win went to Burlington with 83 points. The Holyoke eighth-grade A team, made up of Miranda Schroetlin, Diego Jimenez, Johny Quintana, Baylor Struckmeyer and Josie Schlachter, was second with 80 points. Fleming placed third with 74 points. Teams from Akron and Wiggins also competed.

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