Entries Tagged as 'Ricky Fields'

Brett Favre’s Last Stand?: A broken-hearted Vikings fan in the Twin Cities

February 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Twelve seconds left in the game. The Minnesota Vikings have the ball on the New Orleans 38-yard line. All Brett Favre needs to do is hand the ball off to Adrian Peterson and let him get three or four yards and set up Ryan Longwell, the kicker, for a long kick to win the game. [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · January 2010 · Ricky Fields · Sports

Brett Favre in Minnesota: Mixed feelings from a Vikings fan in the Twin Cities

August 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments

I identify myself first and foremost as a Minnesota Vikings fan. I grew up watching Cris Carter, Robert Smith, and Warren Moon represent the purple and gold with valor. I bore witness to The Game That Shall Not Be Mentioned, the 1998 NFC Championship Game. I was there for Culpepper’s MVP, Moss’s mimed moon in [...]

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Tags: 2009 · AP Issues · Ricky Fields · September 2009 · Sports

A Tribute to the King of Pop, 1958-2009

July 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

I, like many of my peers, have spent the better part of the last three weeks listening to a steady stream of news and music of, about, and by Michael Jackson. For this reason, I, like many of my peers, am just now appreciating what a marvel and meteoric phenomenon he was, and just how [...]

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Tags: 2009 · AP Issues · Commentary · July 2009 · Ricky Fields

What I Did over Winter Break

February 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Ricky Fields served a week in the Story County Jail from December 14 to 21. He is a graduate of Ames High School and a student at Iowa State University. He wrote the following testimonial on the back of two sheets of paper he found in the complex. “It was dark enough that I couldn’t [...]

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Tags: 2008 · Ames Progressive Classics · AP Issues · February 2008 · Nonfiction · Ricky Fields