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Originally published April 8, 2008 at 12:00a.m., updated April 8, 2008 at 12:17a.m.

Campanile to ring in KU victory in National Championship

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After the game - When the bells of the Campanile ring tonight, you can thank Kim Sedberry and her fellow classmates in the carillon class.

Sedberry, a Dallas senior, signed up for the class earlier this year with about a dozen other students. They take lessons from the university's head carillonneur, Elizabeth Berghout.

In exchange for enrolling in the class, they're allowed to check out keys to get into the Campanille. Sedberry said she checked hers out today in hopes that the Jayhawks would win.

"We thought about it Saturday walking back from Mass. Street, but I didn't have my key," Sedberry said Monday night before the game ended. "If we win, I'll go up there and play the Alma Mater."

Sedberry didn't know if she'd be going straight to the Campanile or going a little bit after KU's win - but at some point tonight you'll here the Campanile bells ring because Sedberry or someone in her class is playing.

Comments

Dirk Medema 6 years, 7 months ago

You rock Kim! What a great tradition to start.

Lance Hobson 6 years, 7 months ago

Play those bells like you read about! Ceeeelebration time come on!!

JJHAWK 6 years, 7 months ago

The STARS have truly aligned. National Champs! Thank you coach Self, thank you team. What a coaching job. Defense wins championships and ours has been one of the best in the nation - due to our coach. What are the naysayers going to complain about now?GO HAWKS!

therahawk 6 years, 7 months ago

Naysayers can say whatever they want...it means absolutely NOTHING right now!ROCK CHALK JAYHAWK, GO KU!!!!!!NATIONAL CHAMPS ONCE AGAIN!!!

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