March 1, 2006
Max Falkenstien, a native of Lawrence, Kan., laughs as he is introduced during the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame induction Saturday, June 9, 2001, in Abilene, Kan. Falkenstien was a broadcaster for the Kansas basketball and football programs for more than 50 years. Also inducted were Jeff Farrel, left, and Linwood Sexton, center.
The family of Max Falkenstien, in conjunction with Kansas Athletics, will host a celebration of life for the late KU broadcaster at 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Lied Center on KU's west campus. By Matt Tait
Max Falkenstien, whose enthusiastic voice was a key part of the soundtrack of Kansas basketball and KU football for decades, died Monday afternoon. He was 95. By Matt Tait