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February 24, 2017

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American jazz pianist Bill Evans, a 1950 Southeastern Louisiana graduate, was honored with 31 Grammy nominations and 7 awards.  Read more.  This weekend, Rice baseball hosts the Lions in a 3 game set at Reckling Park.

Way to go, Mike Ross, Bev Schorre, John Wolda, Ellen Pierce, Ted Richard, John Montana, Martin Kaplan, Ann Bixby, Art Gottschalk, Rick Sheridan, Richard Avant, Clarke Anderson, Martha Proctor Gano, Sallie Schwall, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Jeff Farney, Bob Toone, Rod Boane, Russell Henderson, Bryant Wilkinson, Barney McCoy and Bob Reinhold!

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February 23, 2017

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Name the Southeastern Louisiana alumnus who was honored with 31 Grammy nominations and 7 awards.  Email your answer here.

February 22, 2017

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Baylor graduate Darryn Shepherd is a member of the Rice baseball roster this year.  Read more.

Way to go, Bev Schorre, Bryant Wilkinson, John Montana, John Wolda, George Wagner, Bob Toone, Billy Hale, Ann Bixby, Martha Proctor Gano, Rick Sheridan, Peter Fasullo, Art Gottschalk, Ted Richard, Steve Gilliland, Rod Boane, Sallie Schwall, Jeff Farney, Guy Rollins, Joe Welsh, Clarke Anderson, Greg Williams, Bob Reinhold, Kyle Frazier, Scott Hochberg, Russell Henderson, Cary Gray, Jimmy Disch, Martha Hoffman, Betty Bixby, Harvin Moore, Gary Wendel, Paul Dishman, Barney McCoy, Mike Ross, Kyle Wendel and Randy Walker!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

February 21, 2017

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Name the Baylor graduate who is a member of the Rice baseball roster this year.  Email your answer here.

February 17, 2017

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Rex Tillerson  (UT ‘75) is Secretary of State in the Trump Cabinet.  This weekend, the Longhorns host the Owls in a 4-game set to open the baseball season.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ellen Pierce, Joe Quoyeser, Bev Schorre, Russ Coleman, Bob Toone, Vicki Bretthauer, Clarke Anderson, Ann Bixby, John Montana, Lynda Crist, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Sallie Schwall, Joe Welsh, Jeff Farney, Kirwin Drouet, Art Gottschalk, Neil Bretthauer, Jeff Ross, Frank Jones, Peter Fasullo, Guy Rollins, Bob Reinhold, Dan Hyde, Betty Bixby, Andy Williams, Rick Sheridan, Paul Dishman, Larry Nettles, Mike Ross, Ted Richard and Russell Henderson!

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February 16, 2017

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Name the University of Texas graduate in the Trump Cabinet.  Email your answer here.

February 15, 2017

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On Sunday night, history professor Douglas Brinkley won a Grammy in the Large Jazz Ensemble category for producing the Ted Nash Big Band album “President Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom”.  Read more.

Way to go John Wolda, Betty Bixby, Art Gottschalk, Bob Toone, Ann Bixby, Ted Richard, Kathleen Boyd, Clarke Anderson, Rick Sheridan, John Montana, Jeff Farney, David Gano, Sallie Schwall, Bev Schorre, Peter Fasullo, Rod Boane, Kyle Frazier, Paul Dishman, Russell Henderson, Elizabeth Gillis, Bob Reinhold, Pat Martin, Rod Boane, Gloria Tarpley, Bryant Wilkinson, Joe Welsh, Mike Ross, Larry Nettles, Guy Rollins and Lynda Crist!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

February 14, 2017

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Name the Rice professor who won a Grammy Award on Sunday night.  Email your answer here.

February 10, 2017

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First, thanks to Bob Reinhold for the guest trivia question!

In the first NFL draft on February 8, 1936, 3 of the 81 selected players were from Rice:  John McCauley
(no. 10), Bill Wallace (no. 28) and John "Leche" Sylvester (no. 68).  Interestingly, John’s son, John, Jr., was a three-year Rice football letterman in the 1960’s and the 1964 Bob Quin Award winner.  (Thanks, Art Gottschalk and Martin Kaplan!)

Way to go, John Wolda, Joe Welsh, Mike Ross, Rick Sheridan, Bob Toone, Clarke Anderson, Martha Proctor Gano, Russell Henderson, Ted Richard, Steve Gilliland, Bev Schorre, Guy Rollins, Bryant Wilkinson, Art Gottschalk, John Montana, Sallie Schwall, Peter Fasullo, Martin Kaplan, Ann Bixby, Rod Boane, Jimmy Disch, Jack Schaffer, Larry Nettles, Betty Bixby, John Stroman, Stobie Whitmore, Barney McCoy and Robert Estill!

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February 9, 2017

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In the first NFL draft eighty-one years ago yesterday (February 8, 1936), three of the eighty-one selected players were from Rice.  Name one of the three.  Email your answer here.
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