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April 14, 2014 5:38 PM

Former William Jewell star athlete PeeWee Summers dies at 71

William “PeeWee” Summers died at age 71 on Sunday from complications with diabetes, and the Kansas City area lost a former resident who not only was a respected official at several levels, including the Big Eight and Missouri Valley Conference, but also a pioneer. William Summers was the first African-American student at William Jewell when he enrolled in 1961. Summers became a star athlete at Jewell, competing in basketball, baseball and track.

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