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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.

SCC now offering Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles approved STOP Class

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Southeast Community College is offering a new online STOP Class that will make it more convenient for drivers to expunge minor traffic tickets. The new online class, approved by the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles, can be scheduled at any SCC Testing Center on the Beatrice, Lincoln or Milford campuses. This effectively eliminates the wait for a class, and drivers ... Read More »

Kansas Well Represented on All Big 12 Awards

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IRVING, Texas – Kansas seniors Jeff Withey, Travis Releford and Elijah Johnson and redshirt freshman Ben McLemore highlight KU’s selections to the 2013 All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball awards announced Sunday. The all-conference awards were voted on by the league’s head coaches who were not allowed to vote for their own student-athletes. For the second straight season, Withey is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. He was ... Read More »

Weber, Three Wildcats Honored by Big 12 Coaches

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Head coach Bruce Weber earned Big 12 Coach of the Year honors, while Rodney McGruder, Angel Rodriguez and Shane Southwell were named to the Coaches’ All-Conference team, as the league office announced its annual men’s basketball awards on Sunday. McGruder was named to the five-man All-Big 12 First Team and Rodriguez to the five-man All-Big 12 Second Team, while Southwell was one of nine players ... Read More »

NCKL All-League Wrestling Teams Announced

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2012-2013 NCKL All League Wrestling Weight Class Name School 106 lbs 1st Team Chris Dieters Marysville HM Logan McDowell Abilene Weight Class   Name  School     113 lbs 1st Team Josh Goepfert Marysville HM Zane Baugh Abilene HM Cameron Miller Concordia Weight Class   Name  School 120 lbs 1st Team Jr. Morgan Abilene HM Dalton Carley Wamego Weight Class ... Read More »

State Basketball Scoreboard – March 6th

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CLASS 4A BOYS Highland Park 65, Winfield 49 Ottawa 76, Anderson County 44 Andale 54, Piper 52 Abilene 51, Independence 45 CLASS 3A GIRLS Garden Plain 57, Riley County 34 Russell 50, Caney Valley 42 Burlington 48, Sabetha 46 Hillsboro 53, Holcomb 45 CLASS 2A BOYS Ness City 53, Lyndon 48 Republic County 78, Jeff North 68 Meade 80, Oswego ... Read More »

Best Kansas High School Boys Basketball Players of the 1990′s

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High school basketball players from across the State of Kansas who played in the 1990′s were recently recognized by the sports website http://www.kansas-sports.com, and their twitter account http://www.twitter.com/sportsinkansas for their accomplishments. Kansas-Sports compiled the list from records kept by the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame all-state teams and input from Kansas media members. To be considered, student-athletes had to graduate ... Read More »

Red Cross Launches Tornado App For Severe Weather Awareness

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The American Red Cross has launched its official Tornado App, putting lifesaving information right in the hands of people who live in, visit or have loved ones in tornado-prone areas. This free app—available in English or Spanish—gives iPhone, iPad and Android smart phone and tablet users instant access to local and real-time information, so they know what to do before, ... Read More »

Area Teams Head To State Championships

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association on Sunday released the 2013 State Basketball Championship brackets. Several area teams are participating, and links to all the brackets are available below courtesy of KWCH TV and CatchItKansas.com. Your Country KNDY will have coverage beginning on Wednesday. 4A Boys – Abilene Girls - Wamego 3A Boys – Nemaha Valley Girls - Sabetha, Riley County ... Read More »

Sub State Championship Scoreboard – March 2nd

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association Sub-State Championship Scoreboard. These score are courtesy of http://www.kansas-sports.com. 4A Abilene Boys – Abilene 70 Hesston 33 – FINAL Girls – McPherson 35 Hesston 26 FINAL Fort Scott Boys – Garnett- Anderson County 64 Fort Scott 56 – FINAL Girls – Fort Scott 47 Frontenac 41 – FINAL Independence Boys –  Independence 41 Coffeyville 36 – FINAL Girls – Labette County 46 Chanute 37 – FINAL Mulvane Boys – Winfield 40. Wichita ... Read More »