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    Saturday, July 23, 2016

  • Selected Rice Events This Week, July 18-24

    Tuesday (3:30 - 6:30 pm CT)
       Rice Farmers Market, West Stadium Lot
  • Rice Baseball This Summer:

    “Rice Baseball hosts its annual summer camps starting June 14.  For more information and to register, please visit the camp website.  Availability of each session is limited and fills up quickly, so sign up today and join the fun at Reckling Park!”
  • Football News (July 23, 2016)

    Rice Football:
    2016 Home Game Times Set (Rice Owls)
  • Professional Baseball News (July 23, 2016)

    American Association Baseball:
    Also, Mark Haynes (0-0, 2.36) is playing for the Kansas City T-Bones.  He was named to the North team for the American Association All-Star game on August 2, at 7 pm CT in St Paul MN.

    MLB/MiLB Scoreboard Yesterday:
    John Simms (7-4, 3.30) was the winning pitcher in relief for AA Harrisburg, Jordan Stephens (4-7, 3.81) got a no-decision for Hi-A Winston-Salem and Austin Orewiler (2-8, 3.34) got a no-decision for A Dayton.

    Skyler Ewing (.236) went 3-for-4 with a homer (his third in as many games), a run and a RBI for A Augusta.

    Complete Owls stats are here.
  • College Baseball News (July 23, 2016)

    Missouri Baseball:
    Patrick Hallmark happy in new role (Columbia Daily Record)
  • Other Sports News (July 23, 2016)

    Rice Golf:
    Lee Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar (Rice Owls)

    Lennie Waite '08 (Thanks, Russell Henderson '79!):
    Lennie Waite proud to represent East Kilbride (Daily Record)
  • Other News (July 23, 2016)

    Emilia Morosan:
    Rice lab discovers super hard titanium-gold alloy (Rice News)

    Jonathon Pendergrass (1949 - 2016):
    On June 13, Jonathon “Jon” Pendergrass passed away.  Raised on a ranch in Eagle Lake, he earned a BA in Spanish from Rice in 1971 and a MD from LSU Medical School in 1979.  He was a dedicated doctor for nearly 30 years to the Mobile community at the Alabama Clinic for Plastic Surgery  He “was a brilliant mind, coupled with an indelibly hard-working spirit”.  Click here for the Mobile Register obituary. 

    Rice History Corner:
    Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Friday Follies: The Thinking Man's Orchestra".
  • Rice Trivia (Trivia Leaderboard)

    Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
    56  Rod Boane, Mike Ross
    55  Ann Bixby, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
    53  Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, Bryant Wilkinson

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