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Photos: Kansas Students Tore Down Memorial Stadium Goalposts After Royals World Series Win

The Kansas Jayhawks football program has not given its fans a ton to cheer over the last few seasons. This year, KU is 0-8, and is losing Big 12 contests by an average score of 50.8-11.4. Basketball season is usually the one that brings good tidings to Lawrence, but last night, the campus erupted with the World Series win by the Kansas City Royals over the New York Mets.

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Students charge Mass Street after Royals win World Series #royals#worldseries@KansanNews@KansanSportspic.twitter.com/r8FBNYH65E

— Kelcie M (@classykelcie) November 2, 2015

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— Kelcie M (@classykelcie)

Students charge Mass Street after Royals win World Series #royals#worldseries@KansanNews@KansanSportspic.twitter.com/r8FBNYH65E

— Kelcie M (@classykelcie) November 2, 2015

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Some enterprising students even broke into Memorial Stadium and tore down the goalposts.

">@KansanNews So, here lies the Memorial Stadium goalpost. I guess this is KU's "thing" now. #TakeTheCrown#Royalspic.twitter.com/H4iJUs4wHi

— James Hoyt (@jamesjhoyt)

.@KansanNews So, here lies the Memorial Stadium goalpost. I guess this is KU's "thing" now. #TakeTheCrown#Royalspic.twitter.com/H4iJUs4wHi

— Jimgerbread Hoyt (@jamesjhoyt) November 2, 2015

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We're not generally ones to condone property damage, but the Royals hadn't won the World Series in 30 years. The vast majority of most KU undergrads weren't born until a decade after the last Royals title. The excitement is understandable.

[Campus Rush]