Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 29
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 176,859, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 30.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Here nor there
    Posts
    14,179
    Points
    176,859
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,290
    Given: 1,645

    Tribune Article on Johnny

    There can never be too many Johnny Orr interviews.
    Go Cyclones - Johnny's still here



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 88,461, Level: 92
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 889
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Hudson, Iowa
    Posts
    8,208
    Points
    88,461
    Level
    92
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 74
    Given: 94

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    That brings back so many fond memories of the man.

    He really is and always be a shining beacon for ISU.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 18,064, Level: 41
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 886
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    kkise's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    1,082
    Points
    18,064
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 188

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    From the article, it seems like Romie is doing well, despite having Alzheimers. That's good to hear and I like her attitude.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 786,629, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 88.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    53,727
    Points
    786,629
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5,417
    Given: 2,439

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    I'm just in awe of Johnny. I can't wait to hear how ISU is going to honor him!



  5. #5
    Walk On Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    205
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    How about the Orr floor!



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 62,667, Level: 77
    Level completed: 64%, Points required for next Level: 583
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyinCo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, IA
    Posts
    5,506
    Points
    62,667
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 80
    Given: 0

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Great article by Courtney.

    I have great memories of the tonight show theme and Johnny strolling along the side line. The crowd absolutely love the man.


    ISU Grad 1997.
    ISU Fan for Life.

    Not in CO anymore but I'm not changing my name :)

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 77,934, Level: 86
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 416
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    5,519
    Points
    77,934
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 253
    Given: 431

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Back in the day - when Johnny was hired - of course there was no internet, or Cyclone message board. None of the major newscasts broke the story, I don't remember getting any buzz from insiders - it was a well kept secret.

    I'll never forget the shock and surprise as I read the headline of the Des Moine Rag Sports stating "Iowa State Hires Johnny Orr".....This was a coach who was only four years removed from taking his team to the Final 4, Big 10 titles and had All-Americans on practically every one of his rosters.

    It was a proud day for ISU and kudos to AD Lou McCullough for pulling out one of the biggest hiring coups in history.


    "We are first and foremost an educational institution that values integrity, honesty and treating others with fairness and respect".

    -ISU President Gregory Geoffroy; circa May 2003.

  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 40,524, Level: 62
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 1,126
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Altoona
    Posts
    3,791
    Points
    40,524
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 0

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Quote Originally Posted by tellmac View Post
    How about the Orr floor!
    I can't for the life of me, think of any reason why this shouldn't be done, and be done SOON! While Johnny is still with us.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 21,180, Level: 44
    Level completed: 48%, Points required for next Level: 470
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cyclone90's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Johnston, IA
    Posts
    1,422
    Points
    21,180
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 54

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    We should apply the lessons from the thread below to Johnny. Enjoy and appreciate every moment you get with the man.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...loved-one.html



  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 196,653, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    13,139
    Points
    196,653
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 316
    Given: 1,110

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    I can't for the life of me, think of any reason why this shouldn't be done, and be done SOON! While Johnny is still with us.
    How about "Becauae we should do a lot better than just paint a friggin' name on a floor for him"? What are we, cheapskates? The man deserves a statue.




    "Cyclones on the run!"

    -John Walters


  11. #11
    Recruit
    Points: 5,390, Level: 21
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 160
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    stormchaser's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    99
    Points
    5,390
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Oddly enough he was in the Tar Heal parade in a small town called Union on Sat. I'm not sure of the connection, but he made some Iowa State fan very happy by being able to escort him.
    Quite a surprise when he went by.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 127,402, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation First Class
    Haverhill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    College Station, TX
    Posts
    5,209
    Points
    127,402
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 268
    Given: 126

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Name US Hwy 30 between I-35 and Dakota Avenue as 'The Johnny Orrway' or 'The Johnny Orr Expressway' similar to Mark McGwire Highway in St. Louis and the George Brett Superhighway in Kansas City.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 123,877, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,851
    Points
    123,877
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,178
    Given: 207

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    There can never be too many Johnny Orr interviews.
    Go Cyclones - Johnny's still here
    Great article. It's always nice to hear some more about Johnny. We were certainly blessed to have him as our coach for those years. I was pretty young when Johnny was our coach (I think I was 13 when he retired), but I remember going to games and never even HEARING the Here's Johnny play. We would all just stand up and cheer, but it was so loud that I didn't know that was what the band was playing.

    And I'm glad to hear that Romie seems to be doing pretty good. It's impressive that they have managed to keep her at home for the past 10 years. That's a testement to a strong marriage and strong family support.

    And, finally, we are very lucky to have Courtney at the Tribune. She provides a ton of coverage and a lot of really good features.



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 127,402, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation First Class
    Haverhill's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    College Station, TX
    Posts
    5,209
    Points
    127,402
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 268
    Given: 126

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    Great article. It's always nice to hear some more about Johnny. We were certainly blessed to have him as our coach for those years. I was pretty young when Johnny was our coach (I think I was 13 when he retired), but I remember going to games and never even HEARING the Here's Johnny play. We would all just stand up and cheer, but it was so loud that I didn't know that was what the band was playing.

    And I'm glad to hear that Romie seems to be doing pretty good. It's impressive that they have managed to keep her at home for the past 10 years. That's a testement to a strong marriage and strong family support.

    And, finally, we are very lucky to have Courtney at the Tribune. She provides a ton of coverage and a lot of really good features.
    I know many 'local' Ames residents who are very critical of Courtney Linehan and hopes she gets the axe at the tribune. Granted, it is the Ames Tribune, and not a major publication, but some people are very critical of mistakes made in her articles.



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 196,653, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Aclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Des Moines, Ia.
    Posts
    13,139
    Points
    196,653
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 316
    Given: 1,110

    Re: Tribune Article on Johnny

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    I know many 'local' Ames residents who are very critical of Courtney Linehan and hopes she gets the axe at the tribune. Granted, it is the Ames Tribune, and not a major publication, but some people are very critical of mistakes made in her articles.
    What mistakes? The articles I've seen (albeit solely those posted here) have been informative and well written.




    "Cyclones on the run!"

    -John Walters


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: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM