Brain Games XVI under way – Times-Mail (subscription)

BEDFORD The 2017 edition of the Lawrence County Museum of Historys Brain Games got under way Tuesday night at Little Theatre of Bedford. Half of the 32 teams played their opening matches and the other half await Thursday night when they get the chance to do battle.

This is the 16th year of the annual event which is a fundraiser for the museum.

Teams consist of up to six players, with five playing at any one time. Teams can choose to play with less than five players.

Historical society president Rowena Cross-Najafi welcomed the audience and players and then turned the evening over to moderator Joe Timbrook to begin the questioning.

Cosners Gun & Knife Shop defeated the Teen Brain Games Champions sponsored by Brent Maudlin State Farm Insurance, 90-60, in the opening game. Then Lehigh Cement beat Bedford Home Furnishings, 110-90, in game two. The Bedford Hiking Club team then topped Judy Macy State Farm Insurance, 150-30 and the Bedford Lions Club beat Flinn Farms, 190-40.

Following a short break, Bedford Furniture Galleries defeated Day & Carter Mortuary, 200-10. Rodney Fish & Familys team beat Turner Contracting, 190-90, and JKI Engineering topped Bedford Laser Wash, 100-30. In the final match of the night, RSI defeated Little Theatre of Bedford, 130-100.

Last nights winners advance to next Tuesday nights semi-final round. They will square off against the winners from Thursday nights matches.

6:35 p.m. Inklings Bookstore vs. Bedford Ford, Lincoln, Roush

6:55 p.m. Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes vs. Pynco 2

7:15 p.m. Virgil I. Grissom/Lawrence County Tourism vs. Hoosier PC/Upside Prints

7:35 p.m. Bedford Federal Savings Bank vs. Copy Trolley

8:05 p.m. Jason Jackson-Edward Jones vs. Pynco 1

8:25 p.m. Bedford Rotary vs. Orleans Chamber of Commerce

8:45 p.m. Tri-County Builders vs. Pipe Dreams

9:05 p.m. Indiana University Health vs. StoneGate Arts & Education Center

The games are free to attend.

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