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Family, Fans Gather to Remember Voice of Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KPR) --  About 1,000 fans, friends, and family members gathered this weekend at the University of Kansas Lied Center to remember broadcaster Max Falkenstien, the "Voice of the Jayhawks." Falkenstien died July 29, 2019, at the age of 95. Falkenstien was remembered at Sunday's event by broadcasting partner Bob Davis, KU volleyball coach Ray Bechard, and KU basketball coach Bill Self.


Falkenstien called KU sports for 60 years, retiring in 2006. He was inducted into the KU Athletics Hall of Fame, the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, and the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bill Self on Max Falkenstein

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