The ‘Cats put in double sessions yesterday at Camp Kenosha and we’ve got some bullet points worth sharing. Plus, a recent visit to a Big Ten opponent had LTP dreaming of Ryan Field 2.0.
> Image courtesy of HailToPurple Mark this one under “summer daydream.” The fine friends at http://www.hailtopurple.com/ are always one to take deep dives to a level that I can’t touch. Whether it be history, traditions or stadium trivia they are the goods. Then, an LTP reader sent this post along and I couldn’t resist sharing […]
>I promised a story on the LTP excursion to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies last week. The more I think about it, I should be on the payroll of NU as a brand ambassador. It really is silly how easily I’m able to work Northwestern Athletics in to a conversation regardless of […]
>That title my friends, was an actual quote of a Big Ten player in reference to Ryan Field. In one of the only polls of its kind I’ve ever seen, AnnArbor.com’s Dave Birkett polled actual Big Ten players for both positive and controversial questions. Of course, he granted anonymity to all eleven players he polled […]
> Bobby Dodd Stadium – Home to Georgia Tech and a stunning backdrop Mr. Dodd meet Mr. Ryan. Thanks to a tip from Tim, I think Georgia Tech may offer one of the most relevant examples of what can be done to take a “historic” (read: dump) field and without a complete rebuild, turn relatively […]
>To the naked eye, LTP believes IU’s Memorial Stadium renovation got the most bang-for-the-buck and could be a good blueprint for PART of the much-needed Ryan Field overhaul. The occasional feature series profiling relevant stadiums (Oregon State, BC so far) has been very well received by LTP readers. Thanks to a tip from Tim, next […]
> I’m heading back to the epicenter of Wildcat Nation today, but yesterday I had a nice vacation diversion and while I was at it – conference alignment distraction. The distraction? Reser Stadium – home of the Oregon State Beavers. As a kid I was allured by the magic of baseball stadiums. My RI roots […]