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WKU forensics team wins in Missouri, Tennessee & Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Warrensburg, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Muncie, Indiana, to take part in six tournaments the weekend of Oct. 18-19. In Missouri, the WKU debate team was crowned debate sweepstakes champion at the Dale Carnegie tournament and closed out the final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate at the MO Mule tournament. A […]

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WKU forensics team wins tournament in Alabama

WKU forensics team members traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Lexington to take part in three tournaments the weekend of Oct. 11-12. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at the University of Alabama Alumni tournament, ahead of 11 schools, including University of Texas at Austin, University of Alabama, Bradley University, Florida State University and Tennessee State […]

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WKU forensics team wins event titles in Illinois and Pennsylvania

WKU forensics team members traveled to Normal, Illinois; Peoria, Illinois; and Easton, Pennsylvania, to compete in three tournaments the weekend of Oct. 4-5. In Illinois, WKU was crowned sweepstakes champion of both tournaments, ahead of schools including Northwestern University, Ohio University, Illinois State University, Bradley University, University of Northern Iowa and Truman State University. Senior […]

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WKU forensics team wins two tournaments in Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to take part in two tournaments, the Mid-America Forensic League Numbers 1 and 2, the weekend of Sept. 27-28. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, ahead of 12 other schools, including Bradley University, University of Northern Iowa, Illinois State University, Ball State University and […]

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WKU forensics team opens 2014-15 season by hosting tournament

The WKU forensics team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Forensics Fiesta on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 19-21. The event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, and hosted 18 schools, including the University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, Illinois State University, Truman State University and Gustavus Adolphus […]

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Newman returning to WKU to lead forensics program

A WKU alumnus is returning to the Hill to lead the world-champion forensics program. Ganer Lee Newman IV will become Director of Forensics on Aug. 11. Newman returns to WKU from Illinois State University where he is Director of Individual Events for the ISU Forensics Union and a lecturer in ISU’s School of Communication. Since […]

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WKU forensics team wins NFA speech, debate championships

The WKU forensics team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship, hosted this year by Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., over the April 18-21 weekend. WKU sent 40 competitors with a total of 181 entries to the national tournament. Of the 181 total […]

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WKU forensics team wins 8th AFA national speech title; Gilyard earns top award

The WKU forensics team won its eighth American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship, hosted this year by Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., over the April 4-6 weekend. WKU sent 29 competitors with a total of 66 entries to the national tournament. Of the 66 total entries, 47 advanced to quarterfinal rounds, 31 […]

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WKU forensics team wins world championship for 10th time

The WKU forensics team has won the International Forensic Association tournament for the 10th time. WKU was named world champion in team sweepstakes, winning 11 individual event world championships along the way at the 2014 IFA international tournament March 14-19 in Paris, France. Other competing schools included George Mason University, Oregon State University, Arkansas State […]

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WKU forensics team members compete in Illinois, Indiana

WKU forensics team members traveled to Normal, Ill., and Indianapolis, Ind., to compete in two tournaments the weekend of March 1-2. WKU co-hosted a debate tournament with Illinois State University on the ISU campus. There, senior Spencer Orlowski won the final round on a 3-0 decision vs. Zoe Staum from Lafayette College. No sweepstakes awards […]

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WKU forensics team wins 24th consecutive state championship

The WKU forensics team won the 2014 Kentucky Forensic Association state tournament on Saturday (Feb. 22), keeping alive a 24-year streak that began in 1991. WKU was triple-crowned the team individual events sweepstakes state champion, the team debate sweepstakes state champion and the overall team sweepstakes state champion. This year’s tournament, hosted at Gateway Community […]

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WKU forensics team wins at tournaments in Oklahoma

Members of the WKU forensics team traveled to Norman, Okla., to compete in two tournaments at the University of Oklahoma the weekend of Feb. 15-16. WKU was crowned the team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments and received the overall sweepstakes award for the two tournaments combined. Along the way, the team collected 21 first-place awards. […]

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