Knowledge Bowl teams lead in state competitions

Ouray High School Knowledge Bowl team won first place in the state 1A competition. Team members are, left to right, Ry Gulde, Colin Sills, Cooper Rondinelli, Rock Gibbs, Joy Vann and Georgia Pieper. The team was coached by Jen Ballard and Aimee Vann.

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Ridgway finished second in the 2A state Knowledge Bowl tournament in Fort Collins this week. Team members are, left to right, Anza Connaughton, Colby Taplin, Finn Doherty and Sean Taplin. The team coach is Ryan Magee.

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Plaindealer Staff Report

Ouray and Ridgway high school Knowledge Bowl teams ended their seasons on a high note last weekend in Fort Collins. The Trojans took first place in the state 1A competition, bringing home gold for the last five years out of six.

The Demons also found success in the postseason, claiming second place in the 2A state tournament. Congrats on your successful seasons, Ouray County Knowledge Bowl competitors!