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SPORTS 10/3/16 10:25pm

Volpe leaning on experience to continue stellar run

Since 2004, the Rice University women’s volleyball team has compiled a 232-157 record, paving the way for eight winning seasons, one Conference USA championship (2009), three second-place finishes (2004, 2011 and 2012) and three berths to the NCAA tournament (2004, 2008 and 2009), the only three appearances in Rice volleyball history.

SPORTS 9/19/16 10:31pm

After hot start on defense, Rice falls to Baylor in home opener

In a game that made national headlines for the Rice Marching Owl Band’s performance at halftime rather than the performance of the actual teams themselves, the Rice Owls fell to the Baylor University Bears by a score of 38-10, dropping the team to a record of 0-3 (0-1) on the season. The game began as a defensive struggle, with both teams trading punts throughout the first quarter.

SPORTS 9/13/16 11:49am

Tragedy overshadows game as Owls fall to 0-2

Led by 107 rushing yards and three touchdowns from sophomore running back Andy Davidson, the Army triple option offense proved to be too much for the Rice University football team as the Black Knights handed the Owls their second loss of the season with a 31-14 victory.

SPORTS 9/5/16 10:11pm

The Fifth Quarter: Rice, Big 12 a perfect match

In what has come as a shock to many, including myself, Rice finds itself as one of the final 11 universities under consideration for Big 12 expansion. The Big 12 Conference, which ironically has 10 teams, has expressed interest in expanding to 12 or 14 teams, and Rice could be one of the newest members of the conference. I have heard arguments as to why we should not join, and the concerns are legitimate: We do not have the fan support, we will have to deal with losing seasons, et cetera.

SPORTS 9/5/16 10:01pm

Football crushed by WKU on opening night

Led by 517 passing yards from junior quarterback Mike White, reigning Conference USA champion Western Kentucky University torched the Rice football team 46-14 in the opening game of the season for both teams. The Owls gave up points almost as soon as the game began.