WORLD CUP 8 NEWS

Lost Boys Beat Arizona Quidditch

By Austin Pitts In a matchup of the last two West Region teams in World Cup 8, the Lost Boys beat Arizona Quidditch Club (AZQC) 170*-100. With some excellent snitching by Stew Driflot, the game dragged on for 28 minutes until Frank Gao pulled to send the Lost Boys to ...READ MORE

Lone Star Tops Texas State to Advance to Final Four Game Against Maryland

By Jack McGovern A day after triumphantly defeating Lone Star Quidditch Club in the preliminary rounds, Texas State University – San Marcos altered its strategy, unfurled a tediously slow offense, and fell to the favored community team in the quarterfinals of World Cup 8. Kifer Gregoire caught the snitch to ...READ MORE

UMD Outlasts UNC to Advance to Final Four

By Mike Pascutoi Harry Greenhouse caught the snitch several minutes into seeker play to help the University of Maryland Terrapins (UMD) defeat the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) 150*-110. In a rematch of the Mid-Atlantic Regional final, UMD and UNC once again played a nail-biting thriller. Led ...READ MORE

UT Advances to Quarterfinals With Win Over Gambits

By Azeem Hussain After knocking out one Southwest team from World Cup 8, the Los Angeles Gambits looked for another win as they went against the two-time defending champs, University of Texas at Austin (UT). From the first minute, you could see the Longhorns were in it to win it ...READ MORE

Gambits Take Down Baylor 130*-100

By Azeem Hussain Slow and steady wins the race. There was a lot of anticipation coming into this West Coast best coast-Southwest best coast matchup as the Los Angeles Gambits took on Baylor University. Early bludger control went to the Gambits, and they used it to set up a slow, ...READ MORE