FHUHS students in televised eventApril 03,2013FHUHS students in televised event
BURLINGTON ó The Northeast Sports Network will air state-finals matches of the Vermont-NEA Scholarsí Bowl on Saturday.
The Scholarsí Bowl is the stateís official high school question-and-answer academic competition. Twelve teams from schools around the state will be competing for the title at the University of Vermont. At least eight of those schools will have matches broadcast on NSN and coverage will include both semifinals and the championship match.
The tournament will begin at 10 a.m. with matches in the Medlar Cup, the tournamentís second-tier competition. Top performers in the Medlar Cup will advance to join the tournamentís top seeds in the afternoon. The action will culminate with semifinals starting at 12:45 p.m., and the state championship match at 1:45 p.m.
At 10 a.m., Burr and Burton Academy will square off against Bellows Free Academy in St. Albans. At 10:30 a.m., Fair Haven Union High School will face St. Johnsbury Academy. At 12:15 p.m., Middlebury Union High School will take on the Medlar Cup runner up.
The Northeast Sports Network can be found online at nsnsports.net. For more information about the Vermont-NEA Scholarsí Bowl, visit scholarsbowl.org.
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