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SPORTS 9/17/19 9:51pm

Powderpuff: A new season begins

Eleven teams are set to play in the 21st annual season of Rice women’s flag football competition following Hanszen College’s 13-6 victory over McMurtry College last December in the powderpuff championship game.


SPORTS 9/17/19 9:49pm

Soccer falls to undefeated Oregon State

Rice soccer lost 2-1 in an overtime match against undefeated Oregon State University this Sunday at Holloway Field. Rice was coming off of a 3-2 defeat at  Southern Methodist University, while Oregon State came into the game following a 5-0 victory against the University of Houston and had given up only one goal all season. 





SPORTS 9/10/19 9:14pm

Owls’ Moonshot: Beat UT

In 1962, during his famous “We choose to go to the moon” speech at Rice Stadium, President John F. Kennedy posed a question to the audience. “Why does Rice play Texas?” Kennedy said.



SPORTS 9/3/19 10:15pm

Leading by example: Adams energizes Owls’ defense

 As the summer wanes and the unrelenting Houston sun glares on, Rice football returned to their early season grind during Sunday’s practice. Players ran through various drills and game situation simulations and at the heart of it all was senior defensive lineman Myles Adams. Adams and the team were running situation simulations to improve upon the team’s most recent 14-7 loss to Army West Point. 



SPORTS 9/3/19 10:13pm

Bloomgren should stick with Green at QB

Rice football fell to Army West Point 14-7 last Friday, but that shouldn’t be a reason for head coach Mike Bloomgren to make a change to the starting quarterback position. After leaving the status of the position up in the air for nearly the entire offseason, and even stating that he would be willing to open the season playing multiple quarterbacks, Bloomgren named redshirt freshman Wiley Green the opening day starter at last Tuesday’s news conference.



SPORTS 8/27/19 11:12pm

Soccer picks up pair of wins

Head soccer coach Brian Lee kickstarted his Rice tenure with two wins in two matches last week. The Owls defeated Oral Roberts University on the road at Case Soccer Complex on Thursday before beating the University of Houston at Holloway Field on Sunday.


SPORTS 8/27/19 11:12pm

Barber Shop Talk: Give Rice athletics a chance

New Students: Welcome to Rice! A new Rice Athletics season has begun, and while you all have been introduced to our sports spirit at Rice Rally during Orientation Week, it is important that you give the athletics a chance past just the first week or two of the school year. 


SPORTS 8/27/19 11:10pm

Volpe’s volleyball seeks to repeat success

This summer, the Rice volleyball team added an international component to their preseason training: a trip to Italy. During the second week of June, the team embarked on a nine-day voyage overseas, where they trained, toured and competed, winning three of four matches against local Italian teams. 




SPORTS 4/18/19 7:55pm

Millora-Brown to transfer; Kreider to leave for new job

Rice men’s basketball will experience a shakeup in both its player roster and staff next year. According to multiple anonymous sources, freshman center Quentin Millora-Brown has entered the NCAA transfer portal with intent to transfer and assistant coach Chris Kreider has left his position to join Georgia State University as an assistant coach.