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December 23, 2009

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Trivia Answer:
Katie Kabbes is a member of the Penn State volleyball team that defeated Texas to win a NCAA national championship on Sunday.   Her father, John, was a three-year Rice basketball letterman (1972-4).

Way to go, Jimmy Disch, Tim Moriarty, Tre Fischer, Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Gerry Donahue, Vicki Bretthauer, Steve Emshoff and Mike Ross!  (Both Tim Moriarty and Steve Emshoff were teammates of John's!)

Next trivia question next year!

December 22, 2009

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Trivia Question:
Name the three-year Rice basketball letterman whose daughter’s team defeated Texas to win a NCAA national championship on Saturday.  Email your answer here.

December 18, 2009

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First, thanks to Vicki Bretthauer for the guest trivia question!

Houston Mayor-elect Annise Parker '78 played center on the Jones College '77 Powderpuff football team.

Way to go, Joe Quoyeser!

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

December 17, 2009

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Guest Trivia Question:
Who parlayed playing center at Rice in the 1970s into a political career?  Email your answer here.

December 16, 2009

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Former Owl Don Maynard (Colorado City) was selected to the UIL All-Century Football Team Offense.  He attended Rice before transferring to Texas Western College (renamed UTEP in 1967).

Way to go, Bob Reinhold, Buddy Herz, Bryant Wilkinson and Kyle Frazier!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

December 15, 2009

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Owl selected to the UIL All-Century Football Team Offense.  The list is here.  Email your answer here.

December 11, 2009

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First, thanks to Rod Boane for the guest trivia question!

Former Rice English instructor James Dickey made a cameo appearance as Sheriff Bullard in the 1972 thriller film Deliverance.  He also wrote the novel.

Way to go, Ann Bixby, Jimmy Disch, Bo Johnson, Mike Ross, Steve Golvach, Bruce Williams, Von Chargois, Betty Bixby, David Nathan, Eric Foster, Kirwin Drouet, Bryant Wilkinson, Andy Williams, Barbara Morris, James Saduske and John Wolda!

Next trivia question next Tuesday!

December 10, 2009

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice English instructor who played Sheriff Bullard in a 1972 thriller film.  Email your answer here.

December 9, 2009

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First, thanks to Gus Schill for the guest trivia question!

Katherine Fischer Drew '44 was the first woman to attain tenure as a faculty member at Rice (in 1962).

Way to go, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Carolyn Brewer, Ann Bixby, Steve Golvach, Von Chargois, Mike Ross, Kirwin Drouet and Pat Martin!

Next trivia question tomorrow! 

December 8, 2009

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Guest Trivia Question:
Who was the first woman to attain tenure as a faculty member at Rice?  Email your answer here.

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