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February 29, 2012

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Trivia Answer:
Freshman Owl baseball player Nick Bullington’s great-great grandfather AC Perry served as Clerk of the Works for the construction of the first buildings at Rice.  Click here for Melissa Kean’s very interesting recent blog entry entitled “AC Perry, Clerk of the Works.

Way to go, Gerry Donohue, John Wolda, Guy Rollins, Mike Ross, Betty Bixby, Ann Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Nancy Burch, Rod Boane, John Montana, Peter Fasullo, Kirwin Drouet, Gary Wendel, Barney McCoy, Rick Sheridan and Bill Allison!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

February 28, 2012

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Trivia Question:
Name the current Owl baseball player whose relative served as Clerk of the Works for the construction of the first buildings at Rice. Email your answer here.

Note this is a repeat of Thursday's question due to technical problems. If you already answered the question, there is no need to answer it again.

February 25, 2012

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Trivia Leaderboard through Feb 21 (top ten plus ties):
13  Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold
12  Ann Bixby, Gerry Donohue, Mike Ross, John Wolda
11  Betty Bixby, Nancy Burch
10  Bill Allison, Guy Rollins

February 24, 2012

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Trivia Question:
To be fair, I will repeat yesterday's trivia question next Tuesday due to the technical problems in distributing yesterday's Update.  If you correctly answered it yesterday, you do not need to answer it again next Tuesday.

Trivia leaderboard (through Tuesday) tomorrow!

February 23, 2012

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Trivia Question:
First, my apologies to John Montana who also correctly answered Tuesday's trivia question!

Name the current Owl baseball player whose relative served as Clerk of the Works for the construction of the first buildings at Rice.  Email your answer here.

February 22, 2012

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Bill Frazier for the guest trivia question!

Pete Runnels, who spent one semester at Rice in 1948, was inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004.

Way to go, Gerry Donohue, John Wolda, Rod Boane, Tre Fischer, Jimmy Disch, Billy Hale, Peter Fasullo, Guy Rollins, Billy Arhos, Ann Bixby, Kirwin Drouet, Bob Reinhold, David Ownby, Mike Ross, Barney McCoy, Betty Bixby, Gary Wendel, Nancy Burch, Bill Allison and Richard Zansitis!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

February 21, 2012

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Guest Trivia Question:
Who attended Rice and was inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame?  Email your answer here.

February 18, 2012

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
12  Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold
11  Ann Bixby, Gerry Donohue, Mike Ross, John Wolda
10  Betty Bixby, Nancy Burch
9    Bill Allison

February 17, 2012

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Trivia Answer:
Florida International alum Dennis Lehane wrote Mystic River which was turned into an Academy Award-winning movie.

Way to go, John Wolda, Rod Boane, John Montana, Tre Fischer, Gerry Donohue, Guy Rollins, Peter Fasullo, Betty Bixby, Ann Bixby, Tim Moriarty, Bob Reinhold, Mike Ross, Gary Wendel, Nicole Thomas, Bill Allison, Charley Landgraf, Bryant Wilkinson, Susan Zimmerman, Nancy Burch, Richard Zansitis and Barney McCoy!

Trivia leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

February 16, 2012

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Trivia Question:
Name the Florida International alum whose book was turned into an Academy Award-winning movie starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon.  Email your answer here.
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