Season Ticket Spotlight: Rick Houske

by Mark Remme
Web Editor

Timberwolves fan Rick Houske has been a season ticket member for two years, and the biggest reason for it is the energy and the camaraderie he feels inside Target Center every time he comes to the arena.

"It may say Target Center on the outside, but it should say Cheers on the inside," Houske said. "Because when you're here, everyone knows your name, and it feels like family."

Houske spends his time as part of the Timberwolves Army, a crew that gets the rest of the crowd going with its energy each night in Section 121, and he said the feeling he gets with that crew is a fortified sense of togetherness. Everyone is on board with the Wolves, and regardless of outcome they stand by their team's side.

He said when he first got involved he could feel the energy coming from the crowd, and he wanted to make sure hew as part of that every night.

"The enthusiasm the crowd has, the energy and how it affects the players, it's just phenomenal," Houske said. "And it's just like a big family here. It doesn't matter if we win or lose. We're all in this together and we're having a great time."

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