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SPORTS 9/10/18 10:27pm

The Final Kauntdown: Wrapping up Rice-Hawaii

Another week, another closer-than-expected loss for Rice football. The Owls entered their game against the University of Hawaii as a 17.5-point underdog, according to ESPN, and lost by a score of 43-29. That scoreline is actually somewhat misleading—for much of the fourth quarter, it was a one-possession game. After another encouraging defeat, here are some takeaways for the Owls.

SPORTS 9/4/18 10:43pm

Volleyball aces tournament test

After winning its first two matches of the Rice Adidas Invitational, the volleyball team entered Saturday night’s match against Houston Baptist University with hopes of completing a tournament sweep.

SPORTS 9/4/18 10:41pm

Editor's Column: Bayou Bucket takeaways

It was hard to know what to expect coming into this year’s edition of the Bayou Bucket. All of the athletic department’s talk of an offseason turnaround was well and good, but after a narrow victory over an FCS school in the season opener, there was some question as to whether the Owls’ “Intellectual Brutality” mantra was, well, brutal enough.

SPORTS 9/3/18 2:17pm

Rice puts up a fight in Bayou Bucket loss

In a game in which Rice was a 26 point underdog, the Owls led deep into the third quarter of the Bayou Bucket, in the end falling to the University of Houston by a score of 45-27. The first half was especially strong for Rice, which went into the locker room with a 24-17 advantage. In their first game of the season against Prairie View A&M University, the Owls’ strong run game enabled them to succeed early.

SPORTS 8/29/18 1:16am

​Students voice concerns over changes to IM sports schedule

Rice’s Intramural Sports program will introduce scheduling changes in the fall 2018 semester, primarily affecting students who play college flag football and outdoor soccer. As a result of changes recommended by Rice University Assistant Director for Competitive Sports Chris Watkins, college coed flag football and college men’s flag football will now be played during the fall semester instead of the spring semester.

SPORTS 8/22/18 12:37am

Cross country preview: Off to the races

Men’s Cross Country This year, Rice’s men’s cross country team will look to build upon last season’s solid showing that saw them finish third at the Conference-USA Championships and seventh at NCAA South Central Regionals.