Stories for March 1, 2006


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Emotional night at the Phog as legend says goodbye

The final home game of the season is over for four Jayhawk seniors, and it was the last to be called by local legend Max Falkenstien.

Seniors, Max say goodbye

It was an evening of farewells tonight at Allen Fieldhouse. Senior Christian Moody, Stephen Vinson, Jeff Hawkins and Moulaye Niang stepped into the Phog for the final time. And then there was Max Falkenstien who called his final home broadcast for the Jayhawks after 60 seasons at the mic. In the midst of all the good-byes, a basketball game broke out.

Video: Max Falkenstien honored at halftime on Senior Night

The 'Voice of the Jayhawks' is remembered on the occasion of his last broadcast of a basketball home game. The capstone of the ceremony comes as Max's jersey is retired, sporting Number 60.

Kansas defeats Colorado, 75-54

KU knocks off Buffs for 23rd straight time in Fieldhouse

Perhaps lost in all the comotion of Senior Night and the celebration for Max Falkenstien last game at Allen Fieldhouse, is the actual basketball game tonight when No. 18 Kansas takes on Colorado at 7 p.m.

Seniors to say goodbye against Wildcats

While the men said their goodbyes tonight, three women's seniors will wait until tomorrow.

ISU trims Mizzou

Iowa State attempted a school-record 32 three-pointers and hit just enough of them to end its home schedule on a high note.

Hawkins, driver reach settlement on repairs

Lindsey Frye's car is going to get fixed.

Gordon's two 40 times fall shy of elite DBs

Former Kansas University defensive back Charles Gordon clocked unofficial times of 4.53 and 4.62 seconds in the 40-yard dash at Tuesday's NFL Combine, according to the NFL Network.

Tale of the tape

KU golfers fourth

The Kansas University men's golf team finished fourth Tuesday at the 13-team All-American Intercollegiate tournament at Cypresswood Golf Club.

KU moves practice

Kansas University's football team will hold a scrimmage in Topeka on April 1. The practice will be at Hummer Sports Park beginning at 2 p.m. Admission is free.

Henrickson hopes for pro-KU crowd

K-State fans likely to show for Thursday night's game in Allen

As sure as the colors crimson and blue combine to form purple, at least one "Bramlage East" sign will be displayed Thursday night in Allen Fieldhouse.

Keegan: Moody still gets the chills

He remembers the first night he played a basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse the way he'll remember it for the rest of his life, which is to say every detail, right down to the stitches.

Vinson ready to keep ballin'

Senior earning respect as Jayhawk career fades

Senior Day might be looming, but Kansas University men's basketball guard Stephen Vinson has no plans to retire his sneakers.

Last night in the Phog

Moody, Hawkins and Co. say farewell to fieldhouse

The "best walk-on in the history of college basketball" plays his last game in Allen Fieldhouse tonight.

Jayhawks to seek new voice

Whoever takes over for Max Falkenstien as the next "Voice of the Jayhawks" better know one thing, Jim Marchiony says.

Bank lauds radio icon

Surrounded by applauding co-workers, Cathy Brittain inched her way up alongside Max Falkenstien, poked out her shoulder and opened a Jayhawk blue permanent marker.

Max moving on

Tonight is legendary announcer's home finale

It doesn't matter if he's broadcasting in Big 12 arenas on the road or in his favorite basketball palace of all, Allen Fieldhouse.