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​Soccer preview: Championship goals for new season

(08/22/18 5:35am)

Junior midfielder Erin Mikeska was nestled in bed, eager to kick off a new soccer season with her team’s spring international trip to Spain. The coaching staff put together the trip to try to help the soccer team move forward after the 2017 season ended in heartbreak in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately for Mikeska, she and her team would have to wait to enjoy their journey.















Three-way race for starting QB job highlights spring practice

(03/07/17 4:38am)

For sophomore J.T. Granato, sophomore Jackson Tyner and freshman Sam Glaesmann, spring practice is anything but the offseason. Each of these three quarterbacks is vying for the starting quarterback position on the Rice football team, a position vacated by 2017 graduate Tyler Stehling. Offensive coordinator Billy Lynch has declared the quarterback position an open competition during spring practice. Lynch said he wants to light a fire under his three quarterbacks and maximize each player’s potential.


Salinas taking charge of young pitching staff

(02/14/17 4:04am)

Ricardo Salinas’ father had no experience playing baseball, but he knew his son had the talent. Salinas started playing baseball with his brother at the age of four. Taught by his father, who learned the game by reading articles and books, Salinas flourished as a three-sport athlete, juggling football, basketball and baseball before his time at Rice. Now, he is a pivotal piece of the Owls’ pitching rotation.