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June 30, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Gamecock student-athlete (he played basketball and tennis on freshman teams) who is a past member of the Rice Board of Trustees.  Email your answer here.

June 29, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Former Rice first basemen Jimmy Comerota and Joe Savery have pitched in professional baseball this season.  Last Wednesday night, Jimmy came on to pitch from first base for SS Yakima in a 16-inning marathon game against Spokane.

Way to go, Joe Quoyeser, Guy Rollins, Jim Woodruff (2), Walt Greenberg, Billy Arhos, John Wolda (2), Mike Ross (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Rod Boane (2), Nancy Shelby (2), Ann Bixby (2), Tre Fischer (2), Kirwin Drouet, Bryant Wilkinson, Sharon Mathews (2), Betty Bixby, Nancy Burch (2), Steve Brown, Carolyn Brewer, Rick Sheridan (2), Joe Welsh (2), Jim Woodward, Peter Fasullo (2), David Eldredge (2), Paul Reese (2), Chris Reichert and Don Greive!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

June 28, 2011

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Trivia Question:
Name two former Rice first basemen to pitch in professional baseball this season.  One point for each one.  Email your answer here.

June 27, 2011

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Rice Update Contest Final Results:
David Eldredge
, David Nathan and Mike Rogers finished with 12 points each.  By virtue of the tie-breaker (earliest entry), David Eldredge won the contest and David Nathan and Mike Rogers tied for second place.  Prizes will be mailed out shortly.

June 16, 2011

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Trivia Leaderboard (ten plus ties):
43   Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo
42   Mike Ross
41   Bob Reinhold
40   John Wolda
39   Betty Bixby, Rod Boane
38   Don Greive
34   Jim Woodward
30   Nancy Burch, Joe Quoyeser

June 15, 2011

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Trivia Answer:
Four-year Rice baseball letterman Bobby Eggleston (1982-83-84-85), now Kinkaid head coach, will be represented at this College World Series by his former player Connor Harrell (Vanderbilt).

Way to go, Joe Quoyeser, Don Greive, Rod Boane, John Wolda, Mike Fox, Nancy Burch, Ann Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Peter Fasullo and Mike Ross!

Trivia leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question Tuesday, June 28!

June 14, 2011

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2011 Rice Update Contest:
Eight of the 30 entries predicted Virginia and only Henrietta Rash predicted Texas A&M.  All hail Henrietta!

Therefore, with two questions down and one to go, David Eldredge, Michael Rash, David Nathan, Mike Rogers and Mike Ross lead the 2011 Rice Update Contest with 8 points each.

Trivia Question:
Name the 4-year Rice baseball letterman, now a high school coach, who will be represented at this year's College World Series by one of his former players.  Email your answer here.

June 13, 2011

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2011 Rice Update Contest:
I will post interim results after the super regional round is completed.  In the meantime, none of the 30 entries predicted California, 27 predicted Florida, 10 predicted South Carolina and 14 predicted Texas.

June 12, 2011

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2011 Rice Update Contest:
I will post interim results after the super regional round is completed.  In the meantime, none of the 30 entries predicted North Carolina and 18 predicted Vanderbilt.

June 11, 2011

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Trivia Leaderboard (ten plus ties):
42   Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo
41   Mike Ross
40   Bob Reinhold
39   Betty Bixby, John Wolda
38   Rod Boane
37   Don Greive
34   Jim Woodward
29   Nancy Burch, Joe Quoyeser
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