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SPORTS 4/8/16 4:36pm

Baseball takes down No. 3 Texas A&M

A packed Reckling Park crowd of 5,478 fans watched the Rice University baseball team earn its first win of the season over a top-10 team in a 4-3 upset victory over No. 3 Texas A&M University Tuesday night.






SPORTS 3/22/16 6:44pm

The Final Kauntdown: From John to Wayne

I have often heard it said that Rice is not a “sports school.” Supposedly, Rice is a place where students value academics while the athletic program operates in the background, quietly raising money for the school while students toil away in Fondren.


SPORTS 3/22/16 6:43pm

Baseball opens conference play with series win

The Rice baseball team has won its conference championship every year since 1996. Over the weekend, the Owls began their quest to continue this streak when they traveled to San Antonio to play a three-game series against the University of Texas, San Antonio.




SPORTS 3/16/16 8:28pm

Duplantier returns strong from injury

Junior pitcher Jon Duplantier never considered himself a baseball player until midway through high school. Now, just five years later, he is one of the best college baseball players in the country and is projected to be a top-100 pick in the upcoming Major League Baseball draft.






SPORTS 2/22/16 10:21pm

Men's basketball sees culture change

After a dominating victory over Florida International University on Saturday afternoon, Rice head coach Mike Rhoades marched off the court and waved a gracious “Thank you” to the student section like he does after every home game this year.


SPORTS 2/22/16 10:07pm

Kidd's Korner: The unwritten rules of baseball

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.