5-Peat Regional Win for St. Bede Scholastic Team
The St. Bede Academy Scholastic Bowl Team has become the IHSA Class A Scholastic Bowl Regional Champions for the fifth consecutive year in a row. The Bruins were led by Senior Captain Alex Dittmar, who answered 86 toss-ups during the event and was named to the TRAC All-Conference First Team for the top position.
Alex set a school record for the most toss-ups answered (270) in a single season. Throughout the season, the Bruins took 3rd place at the CPL (Central Prairie League), 2nd place at the TRAC (Three Rivers Athletic Conference) and 3rd place at the Masonic Academic Tournament.
Coach Rich Cummings has led the Bruins to victory seven times out of the last eight regional championships in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.