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March 28, 2014

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Jack Steele
, the great-great-uncle of Houston Astros 2013 first-round Draft pick Mark Appel (Stanford '13), lettered in baseball (1936) and basketball (1935-36) at Rice.  Other family members with Rice ties include Mark’s grandmother, Carolyn Alexander Caldwell (class of 1957), Mark’s aunt Natalye Appel (‘80/’82) and her husband John Casbarian (‘69/’72) and their daughter, Claudia Casbarian (’12).  Yes, if you're counting, 4 generations of Owl relatives!

On Sunday at Minute Maid Park, Mark is scheduled to pitch for the Astros in an exhibition game against Veracruz.  Read more.

Way to go, Donald Bowers, Rick Sheridan, John Wolda, Bob Reinhold, Ted Richard, Carl Henry, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Guy Rollins, Rod Boane, Greg Mathews, Clarke Anderson, Jim Hruzek, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Peter Fasullo, Melinda Clark, Ann Bixby, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall and Bryant Wilkinson!  

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March 27, 2014

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Name the Houston Astros first-round Draft pick whose great-great-uncle lettered in baseball and basketball at Rice.  Email your answer here.

March 26, 2014

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First, thanks to Horst Paul for the guest trivia question!

Brian Teykl, the father of current Rice baseball players Connor and Trevor, was a University of Houston football letterman in 1983-84. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Bev Schorre, Joe Welsh, Barney McCoy, Jimmy Disch, Donald Bowers, Jim Hruzek, Tre Fischer,  Kyle Frazier, Peter Fasullo, Bryant Wilkinson, John Montana, Ted Richard, Joe Quoyeser, Tom Stallings, Rick Sheridan, Guy Rollins, Rod Boane, Bob Reinhold, Greg Mathews, Bill Hale, Ann Bixby, Carl Henry, Sallie Schwall, Tommy Lavergne, Clarke Anderson, Gary Wendel, Betty Bixby, Melinda Clark, Mike Ross and Rilda Whitmire!  

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March 25, 2014

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Name two current Rice baseball players whose father was a University of Houston football letterman.  Email your answer here.

March 21, 2014

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Current Rice baseball player John Clay Reeves played in the College World Series as a Razorback in 2012. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Jimmy Disch, Bev Schorre, Walt Greenberg, Rick Sheridan, Ann Bixby, Joe Quoyeser, Guy Rollins, Mike Rash, Tre Fischer, Bob Reinhold, Carl Henry, Tom Roebuck, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Bryan Domning, Bob Malinak, Betty Bixby, Geoffrey Hutson, Peter Fasullo, Melinda Clark, David Ownby, Sallie Schwall, Clarke Anderson, Amanda Reeves, Jim Hruzek and Mike Ross!


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March 20, 2014

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Name the current Rice baseball player who has played in the College World Series.  Email your answer here.

March 19, 2014

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Current Texas State baseball player Tyler Pearson started his collegiate career at Rice.

Way to go, Jimmy Disch, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Joe Welsh, Guy Rollins, Rick Sheridan, Betty Bixby, Greg Mathews, Ted Richard, Bob Reinhold, Clarke Anderson, Mike Ross, John Montana, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Donald Bowers, Melinda Clark, Bev Schorre, Terry Kubitza, Sallie Schwall, Bruce Baker and James Hruzek! 

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March 18, 2014

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Name the present member of the Rice or Texas State baseball team who has played for both schools.  Email your answer here.

March 14, 2014

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Current Rice trustee Randa Williams '85 made the latest Forbes' list of billionaires.

Way to go, Joe Welsh, Bev Schorre, John Montana, Robert Taylor, Kathleen Boyd, James Hruzek, Ann Bixby, Steve Lukingbeal, Bob Reinhold, Jim Woodruff, John Wolda, Betty Bixby, Ted Richard, Peter Fasullo, Clarke Anderson, Sharon Mathews, Rod Boane, Mike Ross, Melinda Clark, Sallie Schwall, Kathy Duplessis, Guy Rollins, Bruce Baker, Bryant Wilkinson and Donald Bowers!   

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March 13, 2014

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Name the current Rice trustee and alumna who made the latest Forbes’ list of billionaires.  Email your answer here. 
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