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June 30, 2012

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Trivia Leaderboard (Top ten plus ties):
44  Bob Reinhold
43  Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
42  Mike Ross
41  Rod Boane
40  Gerry Donohue
38  Betty Bixby
35  Nancy Burch
32  Rick Sheridan

June 29, 2012

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Trivia Answer:
Augie Garrido
(Cal State Fullerton, Texas) and Andy Lopez (Pepperdine, Arizona) have coached different programs to College World Series titles.

Way to go, Rod Boane (2), Russ Coleman (2), Tre Fischer (2), Gerry Donohue (2), Ann Bixby (2), John Montana (2), John Wolda (2), Mike Ross (2), Kirwin Drouet (2), Don Greive (2), Matt Moake (2), Virginia Joiner (2), Rick Sheridan (2), Cameron Cash (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Jim Woodruff (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Steve Brown (2), Walt Greenberg, Betty Bixby (2), Dan Hyde (2), Bill Allison (2), Sharon Mathews (2), Guy Rollins (2), Greg Mathews (2), Vicki Bretthauer (2), Mike Rash (2), Carl Isgren (2), Gene Walker (2), Jack Schaffer (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Barney McCoy (2), Kyle Frazier and Nancy Burch (2)!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

June 28, 2012

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Trivia Question:
Name the two coaches to lead different programs to College World Series titles.  One point for each coach.  Email your answer here.

June 27, 2012

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Trivia Answer:
Becky Wade's
grandfather, Dallas County prosecutor Henry Wade from 1951 to 1987, prosecuted Jack Ruby.  Also, he was the Wade in Roe vs. Wade.  In 1995, the Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center in Dallas was named in his honor.

Way to go, Gerry Donohue, Russ Coleman, Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Rod Boane, Coach Feris, Don Greive, Kirkwood Johnston, John Wolda, Bruce Baker, Bob Reinhold, Tre Fischer, Bill Allison, Betty Bixby, Guy Rollins, Mike Ross, Barney McCoy, Nancy Burch, Richard Gerlach, Michele Wade, Vicki Bretthauer and Russell Henderson!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

June 26, 2012

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Owl student-athlete whose grandfather as Dallas County district attorney prosecuted Jack Ruby.  Email your answer here.

June 25, 2012

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Rice Update Contest Final Results:
James Hajovsky
and John Wolda finished with 10 points each.  By virtue of the tie-breaker (earliest entry), James Hajovsky won the Contest and John Wolda placed second.  David Nathan and Bill Allison tied for third place with 8 points each.  Prizes will be mailed out shortly.

Previous winners:
2011 – David Eldredge (1st), David Nathan (2nd), Mike Rogers (2nd)
2010 – Austin Davis (1st), Eric Sorenson (1st), Bob Willard (1st)
2009 – Walt Greenberg (1st), Tre Fischer (2nd), Betty Bixby (3rd)
2008 – James Hajovsky (1st), Allen Brown (2nd), Mark Antweil (2nd)
2007 – Roger Tower (1st), Allen Brown (2nd), James Hajovsky (2nd)

June 9, 2012

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
41   Bob Reinhold
40   Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, John Wolda
39   Mike Ross
38   Rod Boane
37   Gerry Donohue
35   Betty Bixby
32   Nancy Burch
30   Rick Sheridan

June 8, 2012

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Trivia Answer:
Former Owl Basketball assistant coach McCoy McLemore played on the Milwaukee 1970-71 NBA Championship team.  Sadly, he succumbed to cancer on April 30, 2009 at the age of 67.

Way to go, Bob Reinhold, Jimmy Disch, Ann Bixby, John Wolda and Gerry Donohue!

Trivia leaderboard online tomorrow and next trivia question Tuesday, June 26!

 

June 7, 2012

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Trivia Question:
Name the former Rice Basketball assistant coach who played on a NBA Championship team.  Email your answer here.

June 6, 2012

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Larry George for the guest trivia question!

Former Rice catcher Danny Lehmann’s uncle is Duane “Dog” Chapman.  He is the star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter”, which has just been cancelled after 8 seasons on the air.

Way to go, John Wolda, Doug Mischlich, Dan Hyde, Gerry Donohue, Sandy Benak, Tre Fischer, Jimmy Disch, Ann Bixby, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Bob Reinhold, Gene Walker, Guy Rollins, Bill Allison, Sten Gustafson, Greg Mathews, Amy Sheridan, Randy and Josh Schaffer, Paul Dishman, Barney McCoy, Peter Fasullo, Vicki Bretthauer, Carolyn Brewer, Steve Justice, Debbie Moriarty, Russell Henderson, Rick Sheridan and Paul Reese!

Next trivia question tomorrrow!
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