3:25 PM EDT, Sun July 05, 2015

Owls induct eight members into school’s Hall of Fame

Rice on Tuesday announced its eight-member class for induction into the school’s Hall of Fame: Richard and William Barker (tennis), Bubba Crosby (baseball), Jarett Dillard (football), Funmi Jimoh (track and field), Holly Jones-Wright (women’s basketball), Brent Scott (men’s basketball) and Lauren Shockley (soccer). The group will be inducted on Friday, Oct. 23.

Rice’s Daisy Ding honored as Conference USA Female Athlete of the Year

Rice sophomore Daisy Ding on Friday was named Conference USA Female Athlete of the Year. Ding, the first Rice athlete to win the award, was named first-team All-American after placing eighth in the triple jump at last week’s NCAA Outdoor Championships. Ding captured the C-USA triple jump title during the indoor and outdoor seasons. joseph.duarte@chron.com […]

Rice’s Kevin McCanna, 13th round pick, plans to sign with Houston Astros next week

Rice junior righthander Kevin McCanna, a 13th round pick by the Astros, said Friday he has agreed to terms and plans to sign next week. “I’m ready to begin my pro career,” he said.