Double Down is WCNY’s award-winning high school academic quiz show. Students face challenging questions on science, math, literature, current events and other topics, and the three-member high school teams compete for prizes and bragging rights.
Noah Eagle is a junior Broadcast and Digital Journalism major at Syracuse University. He is from Essex Fells, NJ. Noah has two loves in this world – sports and entertainment. Monday nights are filled with switching between Monday Night Football and The Bachelor. Noah is on the sports staff at WAER and WJPZ at SU, and is heavily involved at CitrusTV, Syracuse’s student run television station. Noah hopes to bring his fun, energetic personality to the Double Down team.
The show airs Sundays at 6 p.m. on WCNY.
October 21 was Double Down Qualifying Day at WCNY. Teams from Central New York high schools were vying for one of the 16 slots that would advance them to the televised single-elimination competition. Listed below are the teams that, as a result of their Qualifying Day scores, have earned one of the coveted 16 spots. They are:
Bishop Ludden High School
Chittenango High School
Cooperstown High School
Fayetteville Manlius High School
Geneva High School
Homeschoolers of CNY
Ithaca High School
Jamesville Dewitt High School
Marcellus High School
New Hartford High School
Nottingham High School
Solvay High School
Union Springs High School
Vernon Verona Sherrill High School
Westhill High School
Congratulations to these “Sweet 16” and to all the teams that competed on Qualifying Day!
Watch Double Down on WCNY-TV Sunday nights at 6 p.m. starting November 5.