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April 24, 2015

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As a film student at USC, John Carpenter made “The Resurrection of Bronco” (1970) that won an Academy Award for Best Short Subject.  Before transferring to USC, he attended WKU where his father headed the music department.  He went on to be known as the “master of terror” for his thriller/horror films such as “Halloween” (1978).

This weekend, the Hilltoppers host the Owls for a three-game baseball series. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Ann Bixby, Tre Fischer, Bryant Wilkinson, Joe Welsh, Ted Richard, Bob Toone, Anne Eldredge, Clarke Anderson, John Montana, David Eldredge, Peter Fasullo, Kirwin Drouet, Sallie Schwall, Jim Woodruff, Rick Sheridan, Bill Allison, Bob Reinhold, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Jack Shaffer, Terry Gaschen, Mike Ross and Barney McCoy!

Next trivia question next Tuesday! 

 

April 23, 2015

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Trivia Question:
Who attended Western Kentucky University and made a film as a student that won an Academy Award?  Email your answer here.

April 22, 2015

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Rice women’s tennis head coach Elizabeth Schmidt graduated from UCLA in 2000 where she was an All-American student-athlete.  On Sunday, her team won the C-USA Women’s Tennis Championship for the third consecutive year.

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Ann Bixby, Ted Richard, John Montana, Clarke Anderson, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, Peter Fasullo, Kirkwood Johnston, Sallie Schwall, Michelle Hicks, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, David Ownby, Bryant Wilkinson , Rick Sheridan and Bob Toone!

Next question tomorrow!

April 21, 2015

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Trivia Question:
Name the Rice head coach who graduated from the same university as Richard Tapia and Arthur Ashe.  Email your answer here.

April 17, 2015

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Wayne Graham
was the All-Star third baseman on the 1961 Lookouts team that won the Southern Association title.  Read more.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Joe Welsh, Bryant Wilkinson, Clarke Anderson, Rick Sheridan, Bob Toone, Jimmy Disch, Terry Gaschen, Jim Woodruff, Bob Reinhold, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Peter Fasullo, David Eldredge, Bev Schorre, Barney McCoy, David Ownby, Tom Roebuck, Rod Boane, Ted Richard, Bill Eiland, Nancy Burch, Sallie Schwall, Richard Avant!

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April 16, 2015

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Trivia Question:
As reported above, Tyler Duffey is presently pitching for Chattanooga.  Name the All-Star third baseman on the 1961 Lookouts team that won the Southern Association title.  Email your answer here.

April 15, 2015

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First, thanks to Janis Parsley for the guest trivia question!

Andrea Finlay, the mother of seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift, graduated from the University of Houston with an accounting degree in 1983.   Last night, Rice baseball blanked UH, 11-0.

Way to go, Peter Fasullo, Bryant Wilkinson, Susan Zimmerman, Clarke Anderson, Mike Ross, Betty Bixby, Ann Bixby, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall and John Wolda!  

Next trivia question tomorrow!

April 14, 2015

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the seven-time GRAMMY winner whose mother graduated from the University of Houston with an accounting degree.  Email your answer here.

April 10, 2015

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Former Rice assistant baseball coach Chris Rupp (2001-03) is the uncle of Cameron Rupp who made the Phillies opening day roster as a catcher on Monday.  Presently, Chris is Deer Park High School baseball head coach.

Way to go, Clarke Anderson, Mary Santos, Bob Reinhold, Ted Richard, John Wolda, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Bryant Wilkinson, Peter Fasullo, Bev Schorre, Ann Bixby, Sallie Schwall and Mike Ross!

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

April 9, 2015

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice assistant baseball coach whose nephew made the opening day roster of a MLB team as a catcher on Monday.  Email your answer here.
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