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Kish to serve as HOF speaker

May 16, 2006

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Bernie Kish, former executive director of the College Football Hall of Fame, will be keynote speaker for the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony June 3 in Wichita.

Kish was head of the college football shrine in South Bend, Ind., for 10 years. He left that post in 2005 and is now a lecturer in the Kansas University sports management program. He also serves as facilities director of Robinson Center on the KU campus.

Former KU broadcaster Max Falkenstien will emcee the ceremony.

Inductees scheduled to attend are Darren Daulton, Bobby Douglass, Howard Engleman, Natasha Matson Fife, Catherine Fox, Bill Hougland, Xavier McDaniel, Jack Mitchell, Bill Morse, Bill Snyder and Marian Washington.

Three will be inducted posthumously - Charlie Richard, Luther "Dummy" Taylor and Otto Unruh.

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