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By Jeff Victor
Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Kenny Sailors statue unveiled in Laramie park

 

July 3, 2018

COURTESY/ SHANNON BRODERICK/ Boomerang photographer

The statue of Kenny Sailors can be seen from the Washington Park basketball courts on June 29 during the dedication.

LARAMIE - A statue commemorating University of Wyoming Cowboys Basketball legend Kenny Sailors was unveiled in Washington Park last week, following four years of a contentious dispute between the artist and some at the university.

A large crowd turned out to honor both Sailors' memory and the artist behind the statue, Rudy Gunter of Green River.

"(Gunter) and I, over the past five years or so, have become friends," said Bruce Pivic, the donor who funded the statue. "And his ... love for his family, for Wyoming, Kenny and the Cowboys go deep. I admire him for that. And as a graduate of the U...



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