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December 8, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice All-American nicknamed Magellan by her coach.  Email your answer here.  This is the final question of the current contest.

December 7, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
President Obama sent Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes ‘00 to attend Fidel Castro’s funeral.  He played a central role in the negotiations with the Cuban government over the recent opening of relations between the two countries.

Way to go John Wolda, Mike Ross, John Montana, Bev Schorre, Clarke Anderson, Ted Richard, Jeff Ross, Joe Welsh, Sallie Schwall, Bob Toone, Tre Fischer, Peter Fasullo, Guy Rollins, Ann Bixby, Art Gottschalk, Steve Lukingbeal, Elizabeth Gillis, Michelle Hicks, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Bill Eiland, Barney McCoy, Rick Sheridan, Richard Zansitis, Ben Mayberry, Vicki Bretthauer and Bryant Wilkinson!

The final question of the current contest is tomorrow.

December 6, 2016

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Name the Rice alumnus sent by President Obama to attend Fidel Castro’s funeral. Email your answer hereThis is the next-to-last question of the current contest.

December 3, 2016

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
98  Mike Ross
97  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
96  Rod Boane
95  Bob Reinhold
94  Bryant Wilkinson
93  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall

December 2, 2016

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In 2011, Lance Berkman was named the NL Comeback Player of the Year.

Way to go, Steve Gilliland, John Wolda, Richard Avant, Jeff Ross, Wes Griggs, Rick Sheridan, Ted Richard, David Eldredge, Joe Welsh, John Montana, Tommy Clanton, Sallie Schwall, Bev Schorre, Martin Kaplan, Martha Proctor Gano, Bob Toone, Matt Moake, Art Gottschalk, Guy Rollins, Jim Woodruff, Ben Mayberry, Kyle Frazier, Ann Bixby,  Russell Henderson, Rod Boane, Carrie Wall, Greg Williams, Larry Nettles, Betty Bixby, Robert Estill, Peter Fasullo, Bryant Wilkinson, Mike Ross, Bob Reinhold and Barney McCoy!  

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December 1, 2016

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Trivia Question:
This week, Anthony Rendon was named the NL Comeback Player of the Year.  Name the other Owl to win this award.  Email your answer here.

November 30, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
Michael Fuda and Ryan Lewis were on the football team when Tom Herman was offensive coordinator (2007-8) and on the baseball team when David Pierce was assistant coach (2003-11). 

Way to go, John Wolda, Ted Richard, Rod Boane, Mike Ross, Nancy Burch, Betty Bixby, Ann Bixby and Peter Fasullo!  

Next trivia question tomorrow!

 

November 29, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Name the Owl who was coached in college by the head football and baseball coaches at Texas.  Email your answer here.

November 26, 2016

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
97  Mike Ross
96  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
95  Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold
94  Bryant Wilkinson
93  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall

November 23, 2016

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Rice Trustee Advisor Judy Ley Allen attended Rice for two years (class of 1961) and graduated from Stanford.  While at Rice, she scored a safety in a powderpuff football game.  (Thanks, Mike Ross!)

Also, Judy’s parents graduated from Rice, the late hurdler Wendel Ley in 1932 and Audrey Moody Ley in 1935.  For many years, the family has generously supported Rice.  Among other acts of generosity, the Ley Student Center, the Wendel D Ley Track and the Audrey Moody Ley Plaza are named after them.  Read more.

This Saturday, Stanford football hosts Rice.

Way to go John Wolda, James Hairston, Clarke Anderson, Steve Gilliland, Bev Schorre, Richard Avant, Joe Welsh, Peter Fasullo, Ted Richard, Rod Boane, Guy Jackson, Jim Woodruff, Vicki Bretthauer, Ann Bixby, Sallie Schwall, Harvin Moore, Bob Reinhold, Mike Ross,  Nancy Burch, Betty Bixby, Bryant Wilkinson and Bob Toone! 

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