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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.

Sports Ticket: Gene Keady Interview

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Former Beloit High and Purdue Head Basketball Coach and soon to be College Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, Gene Keady, was our guest on the Sports Ticket this week. Listen to the full interview here.   Read More »

Frankfort Woman Injured In Accident Near Beloit

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A Frankfort woman was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving went out of control and rolled in Mitchell County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 25 year old Aubrey J. Gunter, was injured when her 2013 Chevrolet model sedan went out of control and rolled. The crash at 6:30 a.m. occurred between and 30th and 40th roads ... Read More »

Jamestown State Bank Robber Sentenced

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A man who was armed with a shotgun when he robbed a bank in Cloud County has been sentenced to federal prison, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Monday. 24 year old Eric Lee Strait formerly of Concordia, Kan., was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison. Strait was indicted in June 2012. The indictment alleged that on November 14th 2008, ... Read More »

FOX, K-State Announces Hoops’ TV Schedule

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – FOX Sports will broadcast eight Kansas State men’s basketball games during the 2013-14 season, the school and network announced today. FOX Sports Kansas City will televise all eight games in high-definition, while the Central Arkansas game on Sunday, Dec. 1, Troy on Sunday, Dec. 15 and George Washington on Tuesday, Dec. 31 will air on the entire ... Read More »

KDOT Awards Grant To Improve Highway 36 Access In East Marysville

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The City of Marysville has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation toward improving traffic flow, line of sight, and business drive access along a section of US Highway 36 extending east from the old water tower to the former city limits near the Surf Motel. This is the third time the grant has been submitted, ... Read More »

Complete Area High School Football Scores – Sept. 27

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North Central Kansas League Abilene 20, Concordia 14 Clay Center 21, Marysville 8 Wamego 54, Chapman 14 Twin Valley League 8-Man Axtell 46, St. John’s Military 0 Baileyville B&B 66, Caldwell 20 Blue Valley-Randolph 48, Veritas Christian 12 Frankfort – Bye Week Hanover – Bye Week Linn 48, Lakeside 0 Twin Valley League 11-Man Centralia 64, Onaga 7 Horton 28, ... Read More »

Preliminary High School Football Scores – Sept. 27

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Clay Center 21, Marysville 8 Washington Co. 27, Valley Heights 20 Abilene 20, Concordia 14 Wamego 54, Chapman 14 Axtell 46, St. John’s Military 0 Blue Valley-Randolph 48, Veritas Christian 12 B&B 66, Caldwell 20 Linn 48, Lakeside 0 Clifton-Clyde 44, Rock Hills 20 Centralia 64, Onaga 7 Riverside 34, Troy 6 Beatrice 49, Hastings 13 Frankfort and Hanover were ... Read More »

Mascot Finalists Announced For Nemaha Central Schools

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Jaguars, Outlaws, Storm, Thunder, or Titans… No, it’s not a new league. These are finalist mascot suggestions selected for Nemaha Central School at Seneca, when Nemaha Valley and Baileyville B&B consolidate next year. Over forty names were submitted, with a faculty and student committee narrowing those. The USD 115 Board of Education will next decide if they will pare the ... Read More »

KSHSAA Revises Classifications For Kansas High School Acitivites

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association today released the revised classification for high schools in the State of Kansas. Classifications are based upon full-time enrollment of grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 on September 20th. No KNDY area schools changed classifications this year. Classifications for high school football run on a 2-year schedule, with revised classifications taking effect in ... Read More »