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Digging It

A groundbreaking ceremony is held on the site of the new Rock Chalk Park in northwest Lawrence.  The park will feature a track and field venue with 7,000 permanent seats and about  3,000 temporary ones. The new soccer stadium will accommodate 2,500 while the new Softball stadium will seat 1,500.

Image courtesy of Matt Jacobson, KU Athletics


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