Host of Bulldogs take top honors at home speech meet

Print Article

The Whitefish speech and debate team had a strong showing at their home invitational on Saturday, finishing second overall.

Whitefish had an impressive handful of champions in individual events. Lucy Schindler (dramatic interpretation), Anna Cook (original oratory), Lilly Buts (Lincoln-Douglas debate), Abigail Bowden (extemporaneous) and Zach Ade and Ian Caltabiano (policy debate) all took first in their respective events.

Columbia Falls edged out the Dogs with a nine-point lead to take first overall.

Head coach Sara Mueller said hosting the tournament was a good experience for her team.

“As the host school, Whitefish students were largely responsible for supporting each other throughout the week leading up to the tournament, as coaches were involved with tournament preparation. This was an excellent opportunity to practice our goal of connecting as a team, and I believe the effort paid off,” she said.

Whitefish will compete next in Kalispell on Friday and Saturday, starting at 8 a.m.

Individual results:

Memorized public address — 8. Aidan Reid

Dramatic interpretation — 1. Lucy Schindler; 2. Naya Brigette

Informative — 2. Elizabeth Campbell; 3. Brendan Gibson; 7. Regan Tintzman

Extemporaneous — 1. Abigail Bowden; 8. Grayson Butler

Humorous interpretation — 4. Danika Tintzman; 6. Jasmine Reese; 8. Gillian Broughton

Original Oratory — 1. Anna Cook; 7. Bethany Barnes; 8. Josephine Brown

Lincoln-Douglas debate — 1. Lilly Buts; 5. Ella Van Vlack

Policy debate — 1. Ian Caltabiano and Zach Ade; 5. Douglas Mercer and Ian Lacey

Public forum debate — 3. Hayden Brandt and Mary Hooks; 8. Ammann Koch-Ford and Casey Schneider

Sweepstakes — Class A. 1. Columbia Falls (165), 2. Whitefish (156), 3. Frenchtown (41)

Print Article

Read More

Man pleads not guilty to killing father

July 20, 2018 at 10:51 am | Whitefish Pilot The Whitefish man accused of killing his father in a July 9 dispute pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon in Flathead County District Court in front of Judge Dan Wilson. Tanner Lehnen Hosek, 26, rem...

Comments

Read More

Fire danger moves to high in Flathead

July 20, 2018 at 11:15 am | Whitefish Pilot Interagency Wildland Fire Managers have made the decision to raise the fire danger for the Flathead to “high.” Several factors played into the decision, according to a release from the Montana Depar...

Comments

Read More

Young musicians get chance to tune up with the masters

July 19, 2018 at 1:36 pm | Whitefish Pilot Camp Festival Amadeus will once again nurture the musical education of young musicians in the Flathead Valley next month. The camp, established in 2008 by Artistic Director Jenanne Solberg, will be...

Comments

Read More

Creating music driving force for band as it releases album

July 18, 2018 at 1:23 pm | Whitefish Pilot In a few weeks their first CD will be out, their album is already downloadable and later this month they’ll be the opening act for the Montana Music Event in Whitefish. Gimmic was formed roughly a ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(406) 862-3505
312 E. Second Street
Whitefish, MT 59937

©2018 Whitefish Pilot Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X