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    What ever happened to Ed?

    Curious about the former halftime host at MBB games. He would always walk out onto the court in the same outfit, with that old-school corded microphone and say "HEY EVERBODY!" and the entire crowd would respond "HEY ED!"

    Remember that dude? IIRC he was still around when I was in school in the early 2000's and I know he had been around since I was a kid and Johnny was coaching. We should bring him back to Michigan game as well and let him on the mic (assuming he's still alive).


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    that was always a great halftime! If you shot 5 for 5, you could win a car from 'Benson Motors'! Crowd loved that halftime show!



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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    HIIIII EDDDDDDDDD



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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Ed Gagnier was at one time the gymnastics coach at ISU. He used to be out next door neighbor when I was growing up. I'm sure he's retired.


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    My grandfather once went 0-for-5 in that contest. Not sure he drew iron...



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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Ed was great made the half time show



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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Wow, I was really young and vaguely remember that. What did he actually do during halftime? I remember a mini remote controlled blimp flying around too. What was all that?


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    According to wikipedia, he studied at U of Michigan before coaching here.

    Ed Gagnier (gymnastics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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    Blimp was cool.

    But nothing beats Panda Express lady.


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    According to wikipedia, he studied at U of Michigan before coaching here.

    Ed Gagnier (gymnastics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Oh wow, clearly Ed needs to return to be the guest MC.


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Ed must have golfed Veenker quite a bit at one time. He has a number of hole in ones.

    Veenker Hall of Fame


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Did anyone ever win a car?



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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclops View Post
    Ed must have golfed Veenker quite a bit at one time. He has a number of hole in ones.

    Veenker Hall of Fame
    He is still a member and plays nearly everyday when the weather is good.



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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydar View Post
    Did anyone ever win a car?
    According to this Daily article in '97, one person did.

    More than just a helpful halftime host - Iowa State Daily: Home

    Did some researching. Sounds like he and his wife still live in Ames, so I'm sure he still attends events, barring health issues. It would be nice if the University did some follow-up with him. After all, he was a part of the good ol' days.


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    Re: What ever happened to Ed?

    R.C Vaughn in 1991! That's impressive.



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