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    Sukup Basketball Facility

    didn't see it posted:

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    thought this was already paid for, so can't we use the $2M for the endzone?



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    How do you say the writers name? Bet the wife kept her name.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    didn't see it posted:

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    thought this was already paid for, so can't we use the $2M for the endzone?
    The $2M was part of what paid for it.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    didn't see it posted:

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    thought this was already paid for, so can't we use the $2M for the endzone?
    We still paid $8,000,000 for the facility. This was part of it. The land was donated, we bought the facility at cost I believe.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    I one thing I noticed over the weekend...

    Before practice facility-Once practice was over, a few players would stick around and get up extra shots, but for the most part players would scatter.

    With practice facility - Players/staff/recruits all stuck around, shot around, and hungout a couple hours after practice.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    How do you say the writers name? Bet the wife kept her name.
    Sue-cup

    Edit: My mistake. You meant the writer, not the people who donated the money. I can't read no good.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 4429 mcc View Post
    How do you say the writers name? Bet the wife kept her name.
    hahahahahaha - i thought the same thing when I read the article.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Sukup would never pay their employees a fair wage but they can give ISU a check. That will go over well in Sheffield Iowa




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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJoe View Post
    Sukup would never pay their employees a fair wage but they can give ISU a check. That will go over well in Sheffield Iowa
    Do you have a reason for this statement? Just wondering. I've never heard anything bad about Sukup.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Their employee are constantly under paid their complaints are endless.

    I have talked to employees from many factories their is bar far the worst for wages and rules.




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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by kg-cyclone View Post
    I one thing I noticed over the weekend...

    Before practice facility-Once practice was over, a few players would stick around and get up extra shots, but for the most part players would scatter.

    With practice facility - Players/staff/recruits all stuck around, shot around, and hungout a couple hours after practice.
    I've noticed there seems to always be cars at the facility, no matter what weird times i drive by it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneJoe View Post
    Their employee are constantly under paid their complaints are endless.

    I have talked to employees from many factories their is bar far the worst for wages and rules.
    if they are so miserable, why don't they get a job somewhere else? One thing that will never change about the employee/owner relationship is that the employee will always claim to be underpaid.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    I've met Steve and he seems like a good guy. I used to build Sukup grain bins for several years and it was an excellent product. I was pretty fired up to see him on the field on Saturday.

    As far as not paying his employees enough, working in a factory just doesn't net the kind of pay it used to. Sheffield would be a ghost town without the factory up there.




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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    if they are so miserable, why don't they get a job somewhere else? One thing that will never change about the employee/owner relationship is that the employee will always claim to be underpaid.
    I agree with you.

    On a side note I feel I'm underpaid and I bet a majority of the people on this board do too.



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    Re: Sukup Basketball Facility

    Quote Originally Posted by TheHelgo View Post
    if they are so miserable, why don't they get a job somewhere else? One thing that will never change about the employee/owner relationship is that the employee will always claim to be underpaid.
    +1.

    Throw in you can buy a house in Sheffield for 1/2 what it costs in most cities and your overall net isn't that bad.



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