Campus Corner

April 14, 2014

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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