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August 25, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Which freshman Rice baseball player shares the same name with a Rice football player?  Email your answer here.

August 24, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
John Morgan
, the father of freshman Rice volleyball player Grace Morgan, played football at LSU, 1988-92.  This weekend, the volleyball season begins at the BYU Invitational in Provo.

Way to go, Bryant Wilkinson, Mike Ross, Matt Moake, Bev Schorre, Joe Welsh, Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, Bob Toone, Ted Richard, Bob Reinhold, John Wolda, Rick Sheridan, Sallie Schwall, Betty Bixby and Ann Bixby!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

August 23, 2016

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Name the freshman Rice volleyball player whose father played football at LSU.  Email your answer here.

August 20, 2016

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
65  Mike Ross
64  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
63  Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold
62  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, Bryant Wilkinson

August 19, 2016

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Gray County in the Panhandle was named after Peter Gray, the founder of Baker Botts.  Also, he was William Marsh Rice’s lawyer.  Click here to enjoy again Leonard Lane’s latest blog entry about Gray County and here to read about The Case of Emeline, the opera based upon Peter Gray and his young African-American woman client who successfully sued for her freedom in Houston in the 1840s.  (Thanks, Sharon Mathews!)

Way to go, John Montana, Bev Schorre, Leonard Lane, Charley Landgraf, Bob Toone, Lynda Crist, John Wolda, Art Gottschalk, Kirwin Drouet, Ted Richard, Sharon Mathews, Bryant Wilkinson, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold, Rick Sheridan, Richard Avant, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Sallie Schwall, Ann Bixby, Guy Rollins, Larry Nettles, Nancy Burch, Mike Ross, Rilda Whitmire and Barney McCoy!

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August 18, 2016

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Trivia Question:
Which Texas county was named after the founder of Baker Botts?  Email your answer here.

August 17, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
Former Rice track letterman Lachlan McArthur ’02 (1997-98-99-00) is the husband of Lisa Jane Weightman who finished 31st with a time of 2:34:31 in the women’s marathon at the Rio Olympics on Sunday.  Former Rice track letterman Pablo Solares ’08 (2004-05-06-07) is the husband of Shannon Rowbury who finished in 4th with a time of 4:11.05 in the women’s 1500-meter final at the Rio Olympics last night.

Way to go, Mike Ross (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Bev Schorre (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Russell Henderson (2), Betty Bixby (2), Ann Bixby (2), John Wolda (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Ted Richard and Rod Boane!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

August 16, 2016

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Name the former Rice track letterman whose wife competed in the women’s marathon at the Rio Olympics on Sunday.  For a bonus point, name the former Rice track letterman whose wife qualified for tonight’s women’s 1500-meter final at the Rio Olympics.   Email your answer here.

August 13, 2016

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
62  Mike Ross
61  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
60  Bob Reinhold
59  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, Bryant Wilkinson

August 12, 2016

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Trivia Answer:
Rice soccer rookie Samantha Colley is related to legendary country music entertainer Minnie Pearl who was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1992.  Check out ten facts about Cousin Minnie Pearl here!  (Thanks, Bryant Wilkinson and Mike Ross!)

Way to go, Bev Schorre, Betty Bixby, John Wolda, Bob Toone, Peter Fasullo, Rick Sheridan, Ann Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Rod Boane, Bryant Wilkinson, Clarke Anderson, Mike Ross and Sallie Schwall!

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