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April 13, 2018

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Former Rice student Jackie Burke Jr. holds the record for the largest final-round comeback in Masters history.  In 1956, he came from 8 strokes back in the final round, shooting 71 in heavy winds, to defeat amateur Ken Venturi.  Read more.  (Thanks, Mike Ross!)

He donated his papers (1956-2007) to the Woodson Research Center in Fondren Library.  Click here for a guide to the papers. 


Way to go, Bev Schorre (2), Hal Gosnell (2), Donald Bowers (2), Richard Avant (2), Shen Liang (2), John Montana (2), Sallie Schwall (2), Clarke Anderson (2), Paul Reese (2), Rick Sheridan (2), John Wolda (2), Lamar Morris (2), Bob Toone (2), Ann Bixby (2), Ted Richard (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Jim Woodruff (2), Kevin Ancell (2), Lynda Crist (2), Scott Wise (2), Kathy Jones (2), Jeff Ross (2), Martha Proctor Gano (2), Rod Boane (2), Carolyn Brewer (2), Matt Moake (2), Betty Bixby (2), Guy Rollins (2), Gerry Donohue (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Jeff Farney (2), Barney McCoy (2), Joe Graves (2), Mike Rogers (2), Melinda Clark (2), Mike Ross (2) and Nancy Burch (2)!

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April 12, 2018

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Who holds the record for the largest final-round comeback in Masters history?  For a bonus point, to which university did this golfer donate his papers (1956-2007)?  Email your answer here.

April 11, 2018

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A third-generation Rice Owl, catcher Brandt Frazier ’18, hit his first collegiate home run over the weekend.  His late grandfather, Bill Frazier ‘54, was a two-sport letterman in football (1951-52) and baseball (1953).  His father, Kyle Frazier ’83, managed the men’s varsity basketball team for 4 years.  And, for good measure, his sister, Madeleine Frazier ’20, is a cheerleader.

Way to go, Bryant Wilkinson, David Eldredge, Bev Schorre, Ted Richard, John Wolda, Marlene Canterino, Rick Sheridan, Clarke Anderson, Bob Toone, Ann Bixby, Paul Reese, Scott Hochberg, Peter Fasullo, Kathy Jones, Sallie Schwall, Kirkwood Johnston, Kyle Frazier, Randy Walker, David Ownby, Rod Boane, Ben Mayberry, George Wagner, Lamar Morris, Betty Bixby, Jimmy Disch, Bob Reinhold, Russell Henderson, Tom Roebuck, Mike Rogers, Melinda Clark, Gene Timberlake, Mike Ross, Jeff Farney, Richard Avant, Guy Rollins and Shen Liang!

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April 10, 2018

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Name the Rice Owl who hit his first career home run over the weekend.  Email your answer here.

April 6, 2018

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Past Laureates Award honoree Burt McMurtry ’56 has served on the Stanford and Rice Board of Trustees.  

Way to go, Sallie Schwall, Paul Reese, Jeff Ross, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Rick Sheridan, Jim Woodruff, Bob Toone, Richard Avant, Peter Fasullo, Ted Richard, Scott Wise, Ann Bixby, Kathy Jones, Rod Boane, Dale Spencer, Clark Anderson, Lamar Morris, Mike Rogers, Mike Ross, Frank Jones, Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Helen Toombs, Ben Mayberry, Richard Zansitis and Bryant Wilkinson!

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April 5, 2018

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2018 Laureates Award honoree Bruce Dunlevie ‘79, founding partner of the venture capital fund Benchmark, has served on the Stanford and Rice Board of Trustees.  Name the past Laureates Award honoree who also has served on the Stanford and Rice Board of Trustees.  Email your answer here.

April 4, 2018

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2018 Laureates Award honoree Bruce Dunlevie ‘79, founding partner of the venture capital fund Benchmark, has served on the Stanford and Rice Board of Trustees.  Click here to read more and/or to register for the Laureates Awards Dinner on Saturday, May 12.  

Way to go, Bev Schorre, Ted Richard, Hal Gosnell, John Montana, Rick Sheridan, Richard Avant, Mark Scheevel, Jeff Ross, Bob Toone, Kathy Jones, Shen Liang, Ann Bixby, Clarke Anderson, Peter Fasullo, Steve Gilliland, Art Gottschalk, Jeff Farney, Charley Landgraf, Paul Reese, Sallie Schwall, Bob Reinhold, Rod Boane, Scott Wise, Betty Bixby, George Wagner, Ben Mayberry, John Wolda, Joe Graves, Richard Zansitis, Lamar Morris, Mike Ross, Mike Rogers, Melinda Clark, Bryant Wilkinson and Donald Bowers!  

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April 3, 2018

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Name the 2018 Laureates Award winner on May 12 who has served on the Stanford and Rice Board of Trustees.  Email your answer here.

March 30, 2018

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Two-year Rice football letterman Alden Pasche ‘34 (1930-31) became the first head coach of the UH men’s basketball team from 1946 to 1955.  Read more.

On Tuesday night, Rice edged UH, 4-3, in the first game of the annual Silver Glove Series at Reckling Park.

Way to go, Bev Schorre, John Wolda, Clarke Anderson, Jimmy Disch, Ann Bixby, Richard Avant, Bob Toone, Jeff Ross, Joe Quoyeser, Ted Richard, Paul Reese, Art Gottschalk, Lamar Morris, Rick Sheridan, Donald Bowers, Jim Woodruff, Jeff Farney, Horst Paul, Peter Fasullo, Kevin Ancell, Bryant Wilkinson, Kirwin Drouet, Ben Mayberry, Kathy Jones, Betty Bixby, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, George Wagner, Sallie Schwall, Mike Rogers, Joe Graves, Melinda Clark, Steve Brown, Gerry Donohue and Mike Ross! 

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March 29, 2018

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Name the Rice football letterman who became a head basketball coach at UH.  Email your answer here.
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