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    Pushball

    A thread about Clyde Williams Field got me thinking about the tradition of Pushball at ISU. We revived it back in the 1980s during Homecoming. Do they still do it or did it die again?



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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonenum1 View Post
    A thread about Clyde Williams Field got me thinking about the tradition of Pushball at ISU. We revived it back in the 1980s during Homecoming. Do they still do it or did it die again?

    What was Pushball ????



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    Re: Pushball

    My dad used to talk about this and I know there are pics in The Bomb of it. I mentioned it once when I was on the Homecoming Central committee back in college, but it was shot down pretty quickly. It looks like it was a blast and it would really be something if the students could get this going again.



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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    What was Pushball ????
    I'll go out a limb here and say that involves a ball that is pushed.


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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    What was Pushball ????
    Giant inflatable ball that teams of two would push in order to try and score goals. There would be two large goals and you just tried to push the thing into the other teams goal.



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    Re: Pushball

    Found this pic, but I've seen larger balls (and yes, I realize I just said I've seen larger balls and I know that doesn't surprise you...how immature of you).




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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    Found this pic, but I've seen larger balls
    That's what she said....



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    Re: Pushball

    Remember reading something about it taking place waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back in the day.. definitly not going on currently though

    Too bad, sounds like fun


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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    That's what she said....
    "She" did say that...most likely to you.



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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    I'll go out a limb here and say that involves a ball that is pushed.
    really you had to go there
    I figured that you dingleball



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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    Found this pic, but I've seen larger balls (and yes, I realize I just said I've seen larger balls and I know that doesn't surprise you...how immature of you).

    The way the guys from the right are coming at it, it looks like that game could get pretty rough



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    Re: Pushball

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    Found this pic, but I've seen larger balls (and yes, I realize I just said I've seen larger balls and I know that doesn't surprise you...how immature of you).

    The ball we used back in the 80s was a little larger as I recall and it had cardinal and gold panels. I recall we had to have it repaired and found a place off of South Duff just north of US 30 to repair it for us...kind of across the street from the old Hickory Park location.



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