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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.

October 11, 2014

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

October 10, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
US Presidents Ulysses Grant and Dwight Eisenhower were West Point graduates. Tomorrow, Rice Football plays at Army.

Way to go, Mark Antweil, Joe Welsh (2), Bev Schorre (2), John Wolda (2), Rod Boane (2), Ann Bixby (2), Ted Richard (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Rick Sheridan (2), Guy Rollins (2), James Thompson (2), Susan Zimmerman (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Richard Darilek (2), Betty Bixby (2), Charley Landgraf (2), John Montana (2), Larry Nettles (2), Mike Ross (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Nancy Burch (2), Jim Woodruff (2), Melinda Clark (2), Charles Maynard (2), Bruce Baker (2), Bob Reinhold (2) and Richard Zansitis (2)!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

October 9, 2014

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Trivia Question:
First, my apologies to Mike Ross and Rod Boane who also correctly answered Tuesday’s trivia question!

Name the Presidents of the United States who were West Point graduates.  One point for each correct answer.  Email your answer here.

 

October 8, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Next Friday, October 17, marks the 50th anniversary of Fred Hansen ’63 winning the gold medal in the pole vault at the 1964 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.  He will be honored at Rice’s Homecoming next month. 

50th anniversary of alum's Olympic gold medal (Rice News)
Reader is proud to be Fred Hansen's 'cousin' (DeWitt County Today)
A Winning Strategy (Patterson Dental, Fall 2011)

Way to go, John Wolda, Bob Reinhold, Peter Fasullo, Guy Rollins, Betty Bixby, Dick Fuqua, James Thompson, Gene Walker, George Wagner, Susan Zimmerman, John Webb, Tre Fischer, Gene Timberlake, Larry Nettles, John Montana, David Ownby, Steve Lukingbeal, Tim Moriarty, Kyle Frazier, Rick Sheridan, Bill Martin, Bryant Wilkinson, Dan Hyde, Jim Woodruff,  Leeland Winston, Melinda Clark, Ann Bixby, Rilda Whitmire, Tom Stallings, Tommy Clanton, Mike Ross, Bob Schlanger, Charles Maynard, Billy Hale, Joe Welsh, Bev Schorre, Bruce Williams, Rod Boane, Nancy Burch, Sallie Schwall, Richard Darilek, Kathleen Boyd, Ted Richard, Rick Gerlach and Frank Jones!  

Next trivia question tomorrow!

 

October 7, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Name the only Rice student-athlete to win an Olympic gold medal.  Email your answer here.
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