New trivia champions crowned

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Drake Thomas attempts to balance a third cookie on the forehead of Wade Hermansen during a bonus-point game at Friday’s annual Trivia Night, benefitting the Cassville Education Fund. Kyle Troutman/

Legal team takes overall trophy

The Malcontents, a team sponsored by law firm Ellis, Cupps and Cole, dominated the field Friday by winning the overall competition as well as the “Smarty Pants” award at the annual Trivia Night.

The fun-filled event at Cassville High School event raised $1,870 for the Cassville Education Fund.

The Malcontents, a team sponsored by law firm Ellis, Cupps and Cole, won the overall award and the Smarty Pants award at Friday’s Trivia Night. Team members included, front row, from left: Zane LeCompte, Amy Cole and Cordelia Herrin. Back row: Dr. Paul Hannam, David Cole, Evan Stubblefield, Andrew Cole and Taylor Weaver. Kyle Troutman/

Eleven teams competed in the charitable event with groups of co-workers, friends, classmates, family members and church members participating.

Emcee Dusty Reid announced four rounds of

trivia questions covering a wide range of subjects from history and sports to geography and science.

Olivia Holman puts a sixth cookie on the forehead of teammate Nolan Crain during a bonus-point game at the annual Trivia Night Friday at Cassville High School. Kyle Troutman/

Bonus-point games were played between rounds. More than 115 people attended the event.

Proceeds from Trivia Night benefit the Cassville Education Fund, a permanent endowment fund for the educational needs of Cassville schools.

Alexis Mann, center, smiles as she writes an answer for her team, the Attack Worms, during the annual Trivia Night at Cassville High School Friday. The team was comprised of Cassville High School Knowledge Bowl team members. Kyle Troutman/
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