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July 11, 2017

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Guest Trivia Question:
There was another participant in the Army vs. Rice basketball game at Tudor Fieldhouse on December 21, 1967 who ended up amassing over 300 Division I coaching wins.  Hint: his last name begins with a “W”.  Email your answer here.

July 7, 2017

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Trivia Answer:
The 3 participants from the Rice vs. Army basketball game on December 21, 1967 with last names beginning with "K" who account for over a total of 2,000 Division 1 coaching wins are Bobby Knight (899), Mike Krzyzewski (1,071) and Don Knodel (76).

Way to go, John Wolda (3), Jeff Ross (3), Russell Henderson (3), Bryant Wilkinson (3), Randy and Josh Schaffer (3), Harvin Moore (3), Luke Gilman (3), Grungy (3), Bev Schorre (3), Joe Quoyeser (3), Greg Layton (3), Richard Avant (3), Jim Woodruff (3), Mark Scheevel (2), David Gano (2), Peter Fasullo (3), Martha Proctor Gano (2), Rick Sheridan (3), Kirkwood Johnston (3), John Montana (3), Mike Ross (3), Charles Maynard (2), Scott Wise (3), Rod Boane (3), Elizabeth Gillis (3), Tommy LaVergne (3), Bob Reinhold (3), Kyle Frazier (3), Matt Moake (3), Barney McCoy (3), Kirwin Drouet (3), Jimmy Disch (3), Frank Jones (2), David Ownby (3), Larry Nettles (2), Betty Bixby (3) and Greg Williams (3), Ted Richard (3), Sallie Schwall (3), Clarke Anderson (3), Don Schaezler (3) and Steve Gilliland (2)!  

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

July 6, 2017

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Trivia Question:
On December 21, 1967, Rice basketball hosted Army at Tudor Fieldhouse.  Name the three participants in that game who account for over a total of 2,000 Division I coaching wins.  Hint: all of their last names begin with “K”.  One point for each participant.  Email your answer(s) here.

July 5, 2017

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Joe Welsh for the guest trivia question!

John Boles ‘65, who received the Meritorious Service Award in 1991, the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2004 and the Gold Medal in 2012, is the only ARA Triple Crown Winner.  His latest book is about Thomas Jefferson and it was excerpted in Sunday’s Chronicle here.  Of course, Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. 

You can order the book from Amazon here.  And, there will be a book signing at the Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt Square, 3003 W Holcombe Blvd this Saturday, July 8 from 1– 3 pm. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Lynda Crist, Mike Ross, Scott Wise, Clarke Anderson, Sallie Schwall,  Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Rick Sheridan, Rod Boane, Martha Proctor Gano, Kyle Frazier, Donald Bowers, Bryant Wilkinson, Peter Fasullo, Vicki Bretthauer and Robert Estill!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

July 4, 2017

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the only ARA Triple Crown Winner (Gold Medal, Distinguished Alumni Award and Meritorious Service Award).  Email your answer here.

June 30, 2017

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The late Malcolm Gillis, the sixth president of Rice from 1993 to 2004, received his BA and MA from the University of Florida.  On Tuesday night, the Gators won the College World Series in Omaha, their first ever national baseball championship.

Way to go, Joe Welsh, Jim Woodruff, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Elizabeth Gillis, Bob Toone, Betty Bixby, George Wagner, Jimmy Disch, Art Gottschalk, Kyle Frazier, Ted Richard, David Gano, Buddy Herz, John Montana, Peter Fasullo, Kirkwood Johnston, Neil Bretthauer, Guy Rollins, Russ Coleman, Sallie Schwall, Rod Boane, Richard Avant, Martha Proctor Gano, Richard Zansitis, Kirwin Drouet, Bob Reinhold, Bryant Wilkinson, Doug Coleman, Steve Gilliland, Mike Ross, Vicki Bretthauer, Rick Sheridan, Melinda Clark, Clarke Anderson and Lynda Crist!   

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June 29, 2017

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Trivia Question:
First, Barney McCoy also correctly answered Tuesday's trivia question!

Name the former Rice president who received his BA and MA from the University of Florida.  Email your answer here. 

June 28, 2017

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Guy Rollins for the guest trivia question!

The last Owl to be selected to a College World Series All-Tournament team was freshman Diego Seastrunk in 2007.  

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

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June 27, 2017

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the last Owl to be selected to a College World Series All-Tournament team.  Email your answer here.

June 16, 2017

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Kevin Costner (CSF ’78) has starred or appeared in at least 10 baseball movies and won 2 Academy Awards in 1991 for “Dances with Wolves” (Best Picture and Best Director).  The Titans are playing in the College World Series beginning this weekend.  (Thanks, Mike Ross!)  

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, David Eldredge, Art Gottschalk, Richard Avant, Martin Kaplan, Elizabeth Gillis, Scot Wise, Bob Toone, Jimmy Disch, Robert Taylor, Ted Richard, John Montana, Dan Hyde, Peter Fasullo, Rick Sheridan, Guy Rollins, Joe Welsh, Sallie Schwall, Susan Zimmerman, Kyle Frazier, David Ownby, Clarke Anderson, Greg Mathews, Bob Reinhold, Rod Boane, Melinda Clark, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Barney McCoy, Vicki Bretthauer, Dick Sylvan, Donald Schaezler, Suzy Casey, George Wagner, Bryant Wilkinson, Nancy Burch and Richard Zansitis! 

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