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State Champs!

Ankeny High School quiz bowl team with their trophy.

Ankeny High School Quiz Bowl team wins the State

Knowledge Bowl championship.

Pictured left to right: Coach Nathan Coombes, Colton Pilch,

Sam Wu, Kieran McCormick, Colton Lammers, Jackson Porter

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ANKENY, Iowa (October 27, 2017) - Ankeny High School won its first ever State Knowledge Bowl Championship at DMACC in Ankeny on October 26.  AHS won the championship by defeating Valley and Waukee in the finals.  More than 40 teams from across the state competed for the championship. The questions consisted of music, art, math, science, history, literature, and random knowledge.


"I am so proud of this group, they have worked so hard and have been part of the team since they were in eighth grade," said Nathan Coombes, AHS Quiz Bowl coach.  "We have won together and lost together which makes this team very special.