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August 31, 2013

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
63  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby
61  Mike Ross
60  Peter Fasullo
57  Rod Boane 
56  Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
55  Bryant Wilkinson
52  Nancy Burch, Melinda Clark

August 30, 2013

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Trivia Answer:
On November 16, 1957, Rice upset the no. 1 ranked Aggies, 7-6, before 72,000 fans at Rice Stadium.  The Owl senior tri-captains were King Hill, Matt Gorges and Larry Whitmire.  And, the cheerleaders were Carolyn Dearmond, Harvin Moore, Mike Smelley and Homer Spencer.  For more about this truly memorable game, click here for Melissa Kean’s blog entry and click here for a Rice Owls video.

Way to go, John Wolda (2), Joe Welsh, Tre Fischer (2), John Montana (2), Ann Bixby (2), Bob Reinhold (2), Guy Rollins (2), Rod Boane (2), Rilda Whitmire (2), Harvin Moore (2), Betty Bixby (2), Peter Fasullo (2), Bryant Wilkinson (2), Matt Gorges (2), Bill Allison (2), Nancy Burch (2), Bob Malinak, Melinda Clark (2), Ann Peterson, Bev Schorre (2), Ted Richard (2) and Mike Ross (2)!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

August 29, 2013

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Trivia Question:
On November 16, 1957, Rice upset the no. 1 ranked Aggies, 7-6, before 72,000 fans at Rice Stadium.  Name the Owl senior tri-captains.  And, for a bonus point, name 1 of the 4 Owl cheerleaders.  Email your answer here.

August 28, 2013

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Gary Kubiak, the father of current Rice football player Klein, was an All-SWC quarterback for Texas A&M in 1982.  Interestingly, he was the starting quarterback the last time A&M lost to Rice (10-6, October 25, 1980) and he set a conference record by throwing 6 touchdown passes when A&M defeated Rice the following year (51-26, October 24, 1981).

Way to go, John Wolda, Lamar Morris, Kyle Wendel, John Montana, Joe Quoyeser, Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, Bev Schorre, Ann Bixby, Guy Rollins, Doug Coleman, Vicki Bretthauer, Donald Bowers, David Ownby, Bob Reinhold, Mike Ross, Rick Sheridan, Bryant Wilkinson, Kyle Frazier, Bill Alford, Melinda Clark, Betty Bixby, Bruce Baker, Richard Gerlach, Jim Bollom, Ted Richard, Gary Wendel, Kathleen Boyd and Hugh Welsh 

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August 27, 2013

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Trivia Question:
Name the current Rice football player whose father was an All-Southwest Conference quarterback for Texas A&M.  Email your answer here.

August 24, 2013

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
60  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby
58  Mike Ross
57  Peter Fasullo
54  Rod Boane 
53  Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
52  Bryant Wilkinson
50  Nancy Burch
49  Melinda Clark

August 23, 2013

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Trivia Answer:
Former Rice track star and current Awty International School strength and conditioning coordinator Ryan Harlan will be inducted into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame on October 25.  Read more.

Way to go, John Wolda, Tre Fischer, Bev Schorre, Ann Bixby, Guy Rollins, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold, Richard Avant, Jay Barksdale, Rod Boane, Melinda Clark, Richard Gerlach, Mike Ross, Ann Peterson, Nancy Burch, Bryant Wilkinson, Kathleen Boyd, Betty Bixby and Ted Richard!

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

August 22, 2013

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Trivia Question:
Name the member of the Awty International School athletic staff who will be inducted into the Rice Athletic Hall of Fame on October 25.  Email your answer here.

August 21, 2013

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to Nancy Shelby for the guest trivia question!

Megan Levin ‘05 and Shawn Conley “05, who met on their first day at Rice in 2001 as freshman music majors, were married on Saturday.  Click here for their wonderful story in Sunday’s New York Times.

Way to go, John Wolda, Peter Fasullo, Tre Fischer, Mike Ross, Ann Bixby, Lynda Crist, Kathleen Boyd, Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Guy Rollins, Bev Schorre, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Bruce Baker, Nancy Burch, Melinda Clark, Catherine Yuh and Tommy Reckling  

Next trivia question tomorrow!

 

August 20, 2013

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Guest Trivia Question:
Name the two freshman music majors who met on their first day at Rice in 2001 and were married last Saturday.  Hint: presently, he is a freelance bassist and she a freelance harpist in New York.   Email your answer here.
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