This DM REG. HEADLINE IS A JOKE...

Discussion in 'CF Archive Bin' started by letsgostate, Dec 9, 2006.

  1. letsgostate

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    ISU’s in-state troubles made worse by Iowa

    This headline from the Des Moines is a complete joke. I think the Cyclones are overachieving for the talent they have. Let's get real here. GMac had:
    -no recruitiing time
    -patched together team
    -could not recruit for his system
    -virtually no one coming back from last year
    I don't know what people expect, but AT LEAST WE ARE COMPETITIVE.
    The Register knows the story, and are trying to "build up" the sorry Hawks at our expense. I like where we are headed. Let's keep our heads up and be positive. We have a winner here. Remember, UNI is winning with GMacs players and system.
     
  2. ketelmeister

    ketelmeister Well-Known Member

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    I agree with letsgostate on this. The quickest way to get a winner is to bottom out and be able to offer top recruits four years of playing time and a chance to start immediately. Why do you think GMac didn't try harder to keep Morgan's players. He knows the gig. If you are just above average, you can end up there forever. Next year is the start of something special for ISU hoops. Watch a team of freshmen start and come together for great things.
     
  3. PolkCityClone

    PolkCityClone Well-Known Member

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    After the game, I said to myself, "self, the headline is not going to be nice to the Clones after they didn't get the Chizik scoop".

    This morning, I said to myself, "self, you were right again".


    Pathetic, slanted to the east journalism.
     
  4. tube1

    tube1 Well-Known Member

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    It will take them a long time to get over the Chizick break. The Rag gets a chip on their shoulder and they never let it go. But if we have to rely on the RAG to give us feel-good points, we are a sorry group. Screw them. The paper squaks rely upon is true to form.
     
  5. ISUAlum2002

    ISUAlum2002 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, they've been lying in wait to hit ISU hard with a headline like this.
     
  6. FLYBOY1979

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    I do not understand why ISU fans get upset by what the HAWKEYE paper
    prints. They never have been ISU fans and they never will be. The only
    way to get their attention at the paper is do not buy it, and do not put
    any ads in the DSM REG!!!!!!
    15 years ago the Reg printed a full page ad for PETA. The livestock
    ads disappeared right now. In a few WEEKS and $1,000,000 of lost income
    the REG was on their knees asking the livestock people to put their ads
    back in the paper. 10-20 people were let go because they had nothing to
    do and because they had a really stupid idea.
    I understand that it is the only paper in town , BUT IF you have to read it throw away the sports before you read anything.

    GO CYCLONES !!!!!!
     
  7. jbhtexas

    jbhtexas Well-Known Member

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    Exactly, what is so bad about that headline? ISU lost to all of the in-state schools. We need to deal with it and move on. Actually, that headline seems rather tame compared to others I have seen from the Rag over the years.

    ISU does not have a good team this year, so we all might as well get used to "uncomplimentary" headlines, because there are more losses to come.
     
  8. chuckd4735

    chuckd4735 Well-Known Member

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    Way to make a big deal over nothing.....the headline stated the truth...get over it
     
  9. GoState

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    When you lose a game, expect a crummy headline or bad photo (good for the winner, though). Before ripping on the DMR for being Iowa lovers, I cast my mind back to Wednesday morning. The nearly half page photo was of Haluska looking as if he just watched his dog run into the path of a truck. There's a thread complimenting the Register for it somewhere around here. How soon we forget....
     
  10. everyyard

    everyyard Well-Known Member

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    Most of you guys know this but for the few idiots out

    there please STOP buying their freaking paper...This isn't that tough. All the news you want is free online at lots of places. Get the ames trib or the waterloo courier if you must. And don't stop there. Tell all your cyclone friends why they shouldn't buy this trash either. Believe me, there are enough cyclone fans in this state that if none of them bought or read the rag things would change in a hurry.
     
  11. minnclone99

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    Our team is not that good I understand.

    One thing that kind of bugged me though was how their photo essay treated ISU like any other out of state team. All the photos were of ISU guys getting schooled, etc. Just my two cents here.

    We'll get them next year.
     
  12. iccyfan

    iccyfan Well-Known Member

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    Those are the pictures in my mind's eye as well! :sad9cd:

    I can't recall any "kodak moments" for the ISU side; maybe some of the nice blocked shots in the first half? What else could they have put in the photo montage? A Wesley Johnson put-back of a Mike Taylor air ball?

    Better days are surely to come of this mess...
     
  13. BigBake

    BigBake Well-Known Member

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    I haven't even read my paper yet (shows how much I care about the Rag) but the headline didn't bother me too much.

    Maybe because they are assuming we have "troubles". Troubles is what we had last year when we underachieved. I thought we could get one of the instate games but it wasn't to be. We'll struggle to get to 15 wins but I'm alright with that.
     
  14. knockando

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    I couldn't agree more. We have a very young team with not a whole lot of talent. We need to learn to take a few punches for the next couple years.
     
  15. knockando

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    Re: Most of you guys know this but for the few idiots out

    lol...this is hilarious. classic message board post. :laugh8kb:
     
  16. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    we just gotta relax and enjoy the positives....its a frustrating year, but hey we'll get there!
     
  17. LindenCy

    LindenCy Keep and Pride - It works
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    I don't think the headline is that mean or anything, but isn't exactly a literary masterpiece. You figure they could come up with something a bit more witty.
     
  18. Psyclone Brian

    Psyclone Brian Well-Known Member

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    It's always been a Hawkeye paper. For example...
    Who remembers the time when Iowa State defeated the #3 Kansas Jayhawks in MBB? (this particular game back in the late 80's) Iowa gets the headlines (something really stupid) And the ISU victory got mention back on page 3 in a small article.
     

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