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SPORTS 1/22/19 10:23pm

Rice students take on 47th Houston Marathon

For most Rice students, Sunday was a day of rest. With Monday marking the 33rd federal observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, most of the campus was still fast asleep at 6 a.m. when the starter’s gun went off to begin the 47th annual Chevron Houston Marathon. But a few Owls braved the bitter chill and lived to tell the story 26.2 miles later. 



SPORTS 1/22/19 9:40pm

Road to Recovery: Rainey Returns

As Shani Rainey laid under the basket clutching her leg during the final game of the 2017 Women’s Basketball Invitational, she already knew what was wrong. “I knew what happened,” Rainey said. “Whenever you tear your ACL, you just know it. It pops.”



SPORTS 1/15/19 11:22pm

Haet serves up Orlando magic

In their first match action of the 2019 season, the Rice women’s tennis team completed the Orlando Invitational this past weekend with a record of 16-16, including 12 wins and eight losses in singles matches. 


SPORTS 1/15/19 11:21pm

Sixth Woman of the Year: Lauren Grigsby

Lauren Grigsby, a senior guard on the women’s basketball team, begins nearly every game sitting on the bench, but she doesn’t mind at all. According to Grigsby, fulfilling her role as a player off the bench requires her to take on different responsibilities in each game.


SPORTS 1/15/19 11:19pm

Nine-time Texas state champion Rice Rugby turns 50

Just two years after Rice started charging tuition and five years after Doc C first graced the university’s hallowed halls, Stewart Morris Jr. (‘71) arrived on campus as a transfer from the University of Virginia. The year was 1968, and Morris soon discovered that there was no rugby club yet extant at his new school. 




SPORTS 1/8/19 10:25pm

Men’s basketball on Pera’s first win streak

Over Rice’s lengthy winter break, the men’s basketball team played seven games, winning four and losing three. The Owls currently sit at 7-9 on the season and 2-1 in conference play, putting them fifth in the Conference USA standings.




SPORTS 11/28/18 11:24am

Football finishes season with a win

On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the Rice football team finally found something to be thankful for. During the final game of head coach Mike Bloomgren’s inaugural season, the Owls defeated Old Dominion University 27-13, raising Rice’s record to 2-11 and giving Rice its first win against an FBS program this year.