From its founding in 1912, Rice Institute, later changed to Rice University, has featured the owl.
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Sometimes the demands of a student-athlete’s hectic schedule call tight windows to get things done.
During my freshman fall, I emailed a member of the Rice baseball staff to get information about an open position to be the manager of the baseball team.
Super Bowl LI is just around the corner, and the excitement is mounting all over the nation for the biggest sporting event in the world.
Since senior Katherine Ip first stepped onto the courts at Rice, she has been a constant in the lineup for the women’s tennis team.
Two pieces of exciting new apparel just arrived at Reckling Park in anticipation of Rice University baseball’s trip to Cuba beginning on Nov.
The Rice University soccer team has not lost since September. Following a 1-2 start in Conference USA, the Owls had every right to be discouraged.
One of the first signs that made me realize the end of my Rice journey was coming near was when I glanced over the roster prior to the season opener and noticed Jenny, Ruthie, and Mia, all players I have known and grown to love since freshman year, were designated as seniors.
Rice soccer is clicking at the perfect time. With just three Conference USA games remaining before the conference tournament begins, the Owls (8-4-1, 5-2 in C-USA) are riding a season-long four-game win streak and are within striking distance of Western Kentucky University, which sits atop the C-USA standings with 18 points.
“A person being ‘too busy’ is a myth,” Mandy Hale, a British actress, said. “People make time for the things that are really important to them.” This quote continues to resonate with me here at Rice.
Over the past four years at Rice, I’ve had the privilege of covering sports for the Thresher, meeting many incredible athletes and coaches along the way.
Rice soccer appears to be on a mission to abolish 0-0 draws. Four games into the 2016 soccer season, the Owls have scored 11 goals on their way to a 2-1-1 record.
Senior defender Jasmine Isokpunwu played in all but one of the Rice soccer team’s games last season, totaling 1,754 minutes over a span of 19 games, all as a starter.
The 2016 season is officially underway for the Rice Owls women's soccer team. Rice is returning seven of 11 starters from the 2015 squad and is welcoming six freshmen.
Paul Damon Thames received the 1998 ABCA National Player of the Year Award and smacked 60 career doubles before he became a ninth round draft pick of the St.
“Ancora Imparo.” These two words rest, fully visible in a beautifully decorated frame, at the center of legendary head coach Wayne Graham’s office in Reckling Park.
Last Wednesday, both of the Rice basketball teams were in action fighting to keep their seasons alive in the Conference USA tournament in Birmingham, Alabama.
The Rice men’s and women’s track and cross country teams along with the women’s soccer team have seen recent increases in conference success.
Back in 1986, Baseball Digest Magazine published an article explaining how to play the game of baseball “the right way” or in a manner that preserved and respected the great history of what has become known as “America’s Pastime.” Titled “The Book of Unwritten Baseball Rules,” the article covered rules that would not be found in an MLB or NCAA rule book but rather those that are generally known or, in some cases, not even spoken of.
What’s the only thing better than 20 consecutive conference championships? 21.This season, the Rice University baseball team will look to earn its 21st successive Conference USA title.