Debate team member wins Junior Varsity champion

The OBU Debate team competed at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark. over the weekend. They brought home a junior varsity division championship. Freshman Carson Kroenke was the junior varsity Champion. He competed in 18 total debate rounds Friday through Sunday. Kroenke and his team partner, freshman Mitch Sadler, also placed as semi-finalist in team … Continue reading Debate team member wins Junior Varsity champion

Debate team starts with success

By Kedrick Nettleton, Contributing News Editor This weekend, Oklahoma Baptist University took part in an academic tradition that stretches back thousands of years. The OBU debate team traveled to the University of Arkansas at Monticello for an invitational debate tournament, the first tournament of the new academic season. The team, which is led by coach … Continue reading Debate team starts with success

OBU debate team finishes semester as top team in the nation

The OBU Debate team competed in their last tournament of the semester early November at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, TX. Half of the team advanced to the championship rounds, with Arielle Heiser winning third speaker overall. Meagan Hill finished as an octofinalist, while Heiser and Jennifer Pensamiento-Hilton were quarterfinalists. Chris Claibourn finished as … Continue reading OBU debate team finishes semester as top team in the nation