August 21, 2005
The Chalmers family, from left, freshman guard Mario, mother Almarie and new Kansas University director of basketball operations Ronnie, is a new addition to Jayhawk athletics. The family recently relocated to Lawrence from Anchorage, Alaska.
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New Jayhawk hoops family happy to settle in Lawrence
After 23 years in arctic Alaska, Ronnie and Almarie Chalmers relocated their family July 4 to hot-as-a-firecracker Kansas. But seven weeks of scalding temperatures haven't made the Chalmers family -- son Mario is a freshman basketball guard at Kansas University -- blow a fuse.