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    Sunday, July 5, 2015

  • Rice Baseball Summer Camps

    “The annual Rice Baseball Summer Camps are just around the corner!  Beginning next Tuesday, June 9, these weekly camps are designed to be a fun and educational way to improve any young ballplayer’s skills.  Please visit our camp website here for more information and to register.”
  • Selected Rice Events This Week, June 29 - July 5

    Tuesday (3:30 - 6:30 pm CT) 
       Rice Farmers Market, West Stadium Lot
  • Football News (June 28, 2015)

    Froggy Williams (1928 - 2015):
    Memorial Service Photo (Thanks, John Wolda!)
  • Professional Baseball News (July 5, 2015)

    Player Moves:
    On June 27, the Sugar Land Skeeters activated Josh Geer.

    MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
    Tyler Duffey (3-4, 2.44) only allowed 2 unearned runs in 7 innings for a no-decision for AAA Rochester and he has now extended his streak of not giving up an earned run to 4 starts (29 1/3 innings) since June 11.  Matt Ditman (0-1, 3.86) recorded a save for R Burlington.

    Ford Stainback (.286) went 2-for-2 with a run, 2 RBI and 2 walks for R Greeneville.

    Complete Owls stats are here.
  • College Baseball News (July 4, 2015)

    Blake Fox (Thanks, Bev Schorre!):
    Carl Henry’s
    photo of Blake Fox at Reckling Park took second place in the Sports and Action category of The Buzz Magazines’ 10th Annual Photo Contest.  Read more.
  • Other Sports News (July 5, 2015)

    Lennie Waite (Thanks, Russell Henderson!):
    Only one barrier remains for steeplechaser (The Herald)
  • Other News (July 5, 2015)

    IBB Girls Stem Initiative:
    Participants compete in cardboard canoe regatta (Rice News)
  • Rice Trivia (July 4, 2015)

    Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
    49  Ann Bixby
    48  Betty Bixby, Mike Ross, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, John Wolda
    47  Peter Fasullo, Bryant Wilkinson
    45  Bob Reinhold
    43  Clarke Anderson, Rod Boane

  • Rice Update by Alan Shelby
    A condensed version of the Update is available by email
    Corrections, comments and updates welcome