Page 1 of 7 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 98
  1. #1
    Pro
    Points: 66,158, Level: 79
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 292
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    MartyFine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Warren Co., IA
    Posts
    2,128
    Points
    66,158
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 533
    Given: 252

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 146,507, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    RayShimley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Stillwater, MN
    Posts
    6,210
    Points
    146,507
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 231
    Given: 43

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    $75 mil?? Did a big donor step up to the plate for them?



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 450,830, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    23,903
    Points
    450,830
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,791
    Given: 1,600

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Its amazing how everyone else has these kinds of donors lying around.



  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 33,329, Level: 56
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 921
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points
    scottie33's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    2,646
    Points
    33,329
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 37
    Given: 0

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    The company I work for I read yesterday they were awarded the project...if I see plans or concepts I will try to post and keep y'all updated.

    sounds like a pretty extravagant project.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 116,772, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    6,424
    Points
    116,772
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,219
    Given: 677

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by RayShimley View Post
    $75 mil?? Did a big donor step up to the plate for them?
    Looks like a good time for JP to announce a big new pressbox expansion. (sort of)



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 414,897, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,960
    Points
    414,897
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,385
    Given: 2,480

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Its amazing how everyone else has these kinds of donors lying around.
    We have some too Im sure, but ours are waiting to see improvement first it seems. If we have some years like KSU has had, Im sure more folks will step up.



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 450,830, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    23,903
    Points
    450,830
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,791
    Given: 1,600

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    We have some too Im sure, but ours are waiting to see improvement first it seems. If we have some years like KSU has had, Im sure more folks will step up.
    People have been talking about doing the SEZ for 30 years now and it still hasnt been done. And its half the size of this KSU project. That about says it all.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 213,931, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    kingcy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Menlo, Iowa
    Posts
    19,625
    Points
    213,931
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,042
    Given: 970

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    K-State has a lot of well off donors/fans and not all of them are in the eastern part of the state.


    The gap in our economy is between what we have and what we think we ought to have--and that is a moral problem, not an economic one. - Paul Heyne

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 158,337, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Palmer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Johnston, IA
    Posts
    7,942
    Points
    158,337
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 76
    Given: 6

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    good god...when will we improve that South end zone.

    so tired of looking like a high school stadium.


    Carrying the banner for ISU.


  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 116,772, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 38.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    6,424
    Points
    116,772
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,219
    Given: 677

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    We have some too Im sure, but ours are waiting to see improvement first it seems. If we have some years like KSU has had, Im sure more folks will step up.
    The money for the concourse expansions, scoreboard and football only building didn't just appear out of mid air. We have had plenty of donors step up and as soon as a new project is announced, we will have more. Our stadium has gone through plenty of upgrades despite the program apparently not improving over the years.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 492,121, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    20,269
    Points
    492,121
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,633
    Given: 340

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    That's going to look strange. Currently, the East grandstand is higher than the top of the west press box.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 492,121, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    20,269
    Points
    492,121
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,633
    Given: 340

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    People have been talking about doing the SEZ for 30 years now and it still hasnt been done. And its half the size of this KSU project. That about says it all.
    There are people with the money who won't pull the trigger.

    Iowan frugality, I guess.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 414,897, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,960
    Points
    414,897
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,385
    Given: 2,480

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    There are people with the money who won't pull the trigger.

    Iowan frugality, I guess.
    This is what Im saying. There are some folks who want to see success first. They probably dont believe investment in bowling in the end zone leads to wins. They want to see the wins first.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 96,917, Level: 96
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 133
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    dualthreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    8,397
    Points
    96,917
    Level
    96
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 916
    Given: 79

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    People have been talking about doing the SEZ for 30 years now and it still hasnt been done. And its half the size of this KSU project. That about says it all.
    Haven't had any 10-2/Conf championship seasons in that time span.


    "Success isn't owned. It's leased, and rent is due everyday" -J.J. Watt

  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 120,497, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    3,700
    Points
    120,497
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 926
    Given: 0

    Re: K-state stadium expansion...

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    good god...when will we improve that South end zone.

    so tired of looking like a high school stadium.
    We? Unless you plan on cutting the check yourself, I suggest you calm down because you have no room to complain.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM