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December 31, 2011

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Final 2011 Trivia Leaderboard:
After 98 questions (and 110 possible points), Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo and Mike Ross finished the 2011 contest tied for first place with 105 points each.  As their prize, Ann, Peter and Mike will receive a baseball autographed by World Series champion Lance Berkman.

The rest of the 2011 Leaderboard (top ten plus ties) is comprised of John Wolda (102), Bob Reinhold (100), Betty Bixby (97), Rod Boane (96), Nancy Burch and Jim Woodward (tied at 86 each) and Don Greive (76).

Thanks to all for playing!

The 2012 trivia contest will begin after a short break!

December 30, 2011

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Joe Quoyeser '84 for the guest trivia question!

Congressman Pete Olson '85 was the first member of Jones College to play in a men's varsity basketball game for Rice.  Click here for a Rice News profile dated May 12, 2009 and entitled "Rice 'Owl' Olson goes to Washington".

Way to go, Nancy BurchJim Woodward and Ann Bixby!

Final 2011 trivia leaderboard tomorrow!

December 29, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Who was the first member of Jones College to play in a men's varsity basketball game for Rice?  Email your answer here.

December 28, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi head basketball coach Willis Wilson was a four-year Rice letterman (1979-82).

Way to go, Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda, Rod Boane, Jimmy Disch, Gerry Donohue, Mike Ross, Vicki Bretthauer, Betty Bixby, Guy Rollins, Gary Wendel, Nancy Shelby, Coach Feris, John Montana, Bryant Wilkinson, Kirwin Drouet, Bob Reinhold, Jim Woodward, Nancy Burch, Mark Antweil, Barney McCoy, Bill Allison, Donald Bowers, Kyle Frazier and Charles Maynard!

Final 2011 trivia contest question tomorrow!

December 27, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Name the NCAA Division I men's basketball head coach who was a four-year Rice letterman.  Email your answer here.

December 24,2011

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
104   Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
103   Ann Bixby
101   John Wolda
99     Bob Reinhold
96     Betty Bixby
95     Rod Boane
84     Nancy Burch, Jim Woodward
76     Don Greive

December 23, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
When the Owls defeated the Owls on Monday night, Temple professor Betsy Leebron Tutelman won bragging rights over her brother David who works for Rice.  She serves as Senior Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Communications and as a Professor in the Department of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media at Temple.

Way to go, John Wolda, Peter Fasullo, Nancy Burch, Vicki Bretthauer, Richard Zansitis, Rod Boane, Ann Bixby and Mike Ross

Trivia leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

December 22, 2011

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Trivia Question:
When the Owls defeated the Owls on Monday night, which Temple professor won bragging rights over her brother who works for Rice?  Email your answer here.

December 21, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Don Henley attended Stephen F Austin and went on to become a founding member of the Eagles who sold more albums in the Seventies than any other American band.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Gerry Donohue, John Montana, Rick Sheridan, Guy Rollins, Chris Reichert, Peter Fasullo, Barney McCoy, Bob Reinhold, Charley Landgraf, Jim Woodward, Bill Allison, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Bryant Wilkinson, Steve Grace, Rod Boane, Nancy Burch and Tom Hix!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

 

December 20, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Who attended Stephen F Austin and went on to become a founding member of the band that sold more albums in the Seventies than any other American band.  Email your answer here.

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