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Author Archives: Derek Nester

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: Collin Klein Interview

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Collin Klein took a few moments of his time to chat with KD Country 94 about Kansas State Wildcat Football, the Heisman, and life at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Here is the interview. 3-4-13-collin-klein 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 »

Sub State Broadcast Schedule For Friday, March 1st

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The post-season is well underway across the KNDY listening area, and four games are on tap for live coverage tonight. All games will be simulcast over the internet here on our website. 3:15 PM – Valley Heights Girls vs. Centralia in the 1A D-I Sub-State in Centralia on FM 95.5 KNDY 6:15 PM – Hanover Girls vs. Linn in the ... Read More »

Dustin Heuer Hired As Next Marysville Football Coach

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USD 364 Marysville Board of Education hired Dustin Heuer as the new football coach last night. Heuer is originally from Hanover. He’s been the assistant high school and head 9th grade coach at Crete, NE for the past 12 years. Read More »

Chapman Student Wins National High School Spirit Award

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Justin Volkman, a student-athlete at Chapman High School, has been selected as the 2013 Section 5 recipient of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). This marks the first time a Kansas nomination has been selected as a section recipient. The National High School Spirit of ... Read More »