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Econ team ends its run at nationals

After winning the state championship in a quiz bowl against a team from Cambridge, Minnesota last month, the Cloquet High School econ team ended its winning streak at the National Economics Challenge Upper Midwest region, coach Tim Prosen found out Friday.

Cloquet had two econ teams that had been studying and preparing together for about two months, but it was Team 1 — Cale Prosen, Jake Mertz, Amelia Allen and Sam Buytaert — that won the sectional competition and then State. Members of Team 2 were Ilei Benson, Emily Vermeersch, Olivia Jameson and Lydia Stone.

The four Team 1 members each took...

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