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October 25, 2014

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
80  Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
79  Ann Bixby
77  Betty Bixby
76  Bryant Wilkinson, John Wolda
75  Bob Reinhold, Bev Schorre
72  Rod Boane
70  Guy Rollins, Sallie Schwall

October 24, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Current Rice baseball players Connor Harris and Trevor Brian Teykl’s great uncle Jerry Harris was a two-year Rice football letterman (1955-56) and won the 1956 George Martin Award as the most valuable member of the team.  Read more.

Way to go, John Wolda (2), Bev Schorre (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Ann Bixby (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Jim Woodruff (2), Rod Boane (2), Melinda Clark (2), Mike Ross (2), Ted Richard (2),  Bob Reinhold (2), Betty Bixby (2), Sharon Mathews (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Guy Rollins (2) and Barney McCoy (2)!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 23, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Name the two current Rice baseball players whose great uncle played football at Rice and won the George Martin Award as the most valuable member of the team.  One point for each correct answer.  Email your answer here.

October 22, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Larry McMurtry, who shared the 2006 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Brokeback Mountain, earned a BA from the University of North Texas (’58) and a MA from Rice (’60).  On Saturday, Rice football hosts North Texas.

Way to go, John Wolda, Tre Fischer, Peter Fasullo, Guy Jackson, John Montana, Bryant Wilkinson, Martha Proctor Gano, Rod Boane, James Thompson, Guy Rollins, Ted Richard, Sallie Schwall,  Ann Bixby, Wes Griggs, Steve Lukingbeal, Bev Schorre, Bob Reinhold, Mike Ross, Gus Schill, Joe Welsh, Nancy Burch, Melinda Clark, Ty Buthod, Betty Bixby and Tonyamas and Paul Moore!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

October 21, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Name the Academy Award winner with degrees from the University of North Texas and Rice.  Email your answer here.

October 18, 2014

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
77  Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
76  Ann Bixby
74  Betty Bixby
73  Bryant Wilkinson, John Wolda
72  Bob Reinhold, Bev Schorre
69  Rod Boane
67  Guy Rollins, Sallie Schwall

October 17, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Nate Pollard
is the current Rice basketball player whose uncle Scot won a NBA championship ring as a member of the 2008 Boston Celtics. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Rod Boane, Ann Bixby, Bryant Wilkinson, Peter Fasullo, Guy Rollins, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, Ted Richard and Steve Lukingbeal!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 16, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Name the current Rice basketball player whose uncle won a NBA championship ring.  Email your answer here.

October 15, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Miss Louisiana 1986 Amanda Mainord Reeves is the mother of Rice catcher John Clay Reeves.  She was among eight non-finalists awarded a $4,000 scholarship in recognition of their talents at the 1987 Miss America pageant.  Read more

Way to go, John Wolda, Bob Reinhold, Guy Rollins, Kyle Frazier, Sharon Mathews, Rick Sheridan, Jimmy Disch, Peter Fasullo, Joe Welsh, Ann Bixby, Michelle Hicks, Greg Mathews, Betty Bixby, Sallie Schwall, Rod Boane, Bev Schorre, Mike Ross, Ted Richard, Bryant Wilkinson and Kirwin Drouet!  

Next trivia question tomorrow!

 

 

October 14, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Miss Louisiana whose son is on the current Rice Baseball roster.  Email your answer here.
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