Mike Kennedy (At-Large)
"The Voice of the Shockers," calling basketball, baseball and football games on radio and television since the mid-1970s.
Highly regarded for his descriptive, no-nonsense play-by-play accounts .
Famous for his call of Greg Brummett¹s final pitch in the Shockers' victory over Texas in the 1989 College World Series and of Mike Jones¹ game-winning basket over Kansas in the 1981 "Battle of New Orleans" .
A historian of Shocker athletics, his research has been used frequently to update records of Shocker teams and former athletes .
Began his announcing career as a Wichita State student calling games on university station KMUW .
Joined the Shocker broadcast team on radio and television in 1976 while at KAKE-TV/Radio.
Took over the full-time play-by-play chores at KAKZ Radio in 1980 .
Broadcasting highlights include the 1989 NCAA College World Series championship, 1981 NCAA Midwest Regional basketball victories over Iowa and Kansas and the 13-10 football victory over Kansas in 1982 .
Honored six times by his peers as the Kansas Sportscaster of the Year. Inducted, 1995.