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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.

Centralia Native Bob Fisher To Be Featured On The Tonight Show

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Basketball sharp-shooter Bob Fisher hails from Centralia, Kansas and holds 14 world records related to shooting a basketball. Through these accomplishments, he will be featured on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tuesday, February 12th. The show airs at 10:35 P.M. on NBC affiliates across the nation, and locally on KSNT 27 Topeka. Charles Barkley will also be on ... Read More »

Kansas Basketball Rankings – February 4th

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GIRLS RANKINGS 6A Girls 1. Olathe South 2. Maize 3. Wichita South 4. Blue Valley North 5. Olathe Northwest 6. Wichita Heights 7. Shawnee Mission Northwest 8. Garden City 9. Manhattan 10. Free State 5A Girls 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 2. Mill Valley 3. Bishop Miege 4. Salina South 5. Seaman 6. Newton 7. Kapaun 8. Blue Valley Southwest 9. Andover ... Read More »

Highway K-99 Closing Feb. 9 & 10th For Railroad Work Near Beattie

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EXPECT DELAYS! Northbound and southbound K-99 lanes from north and east of the City of Beattie in Marshall County will be CLOSED for a Union Pacific railroad crossing replacement project beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 9 and reopening to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, weather permitting. A marked detour will be provided (**see map ... Read More »

Railroad Work To Close US-36 Highway Near Home City Feb. 11-12

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EXPECT DELAYS! Eastbound and westbound U.S. 36 lanes just east of Home City in Marshall County will be CLOSED for a Union Pacific railroad crossing replacement project beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, February 11 and reopening to all traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, weather permitting. A marked detour will be provided (**see map below for marked ... Read More »

K-State Coach Bill Snyder Signed to New Five-Year Contract

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that legendary head football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new multi-year contract, securing the services of the 2011 and 2012 national and Big 12 coach of the year through the 2017 season. The new contract, which has an automatic rollover provision after the completion of each season mirroring the ... Read More »

Law Enforcement Looking For Man Impersonating A Cop

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Law enforcement personnel are looking for a man impersonating a police officer. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office put out a notice today to be on the lookout for 45-year-old Robert Wayne Helms of Pittsburg, who could be connected to up to 25 cases of impersonating a police officer, and trying to cash fake checks. According to the release, Helms could be ... Read More »

Kansas Basketball Coach’s Poll – Jan. 28

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GIRLS RANKINGS 6A Girls 1. Olathe South 2. Maize 3. Wichita South 4. Blue Valley North 5. Olathe Northwest 6. Wichita Heights 7. Shawnee Mission Northwest 8. Garden City 9. Manhattan 10. Free State 5A Girls 1. St. Thomas Aquinas 2. Mill Valley 3. Bishop Miege 4. Newton 5. Kapaun 6. Salina South 7. Blue Valley Southwest 8. Seaman 9. ... Read More »

Hiawatha Girls Invitational Wrap-Up

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2013 HIAWATHA INVITATIONAL BRACKET SATURDAY, JANUARY 26TH SCOREBOARD GIRLS SCORES Jackson Heights 47, Hiawatha 40 (7th Place) Falls City 40, Horton 38 (5th Place) Marysville 58, Rock Creek 55 OT (3rd Place) Nemaha Valley 52, Troy 28 (Championship) THURSDAY, JANUARY 24TH SCOREBOARD GIRLS SCORES Falls City 46, Jackson Heights 12 Horton 49, Hiawatha 39 Nemaha Valley 55, Marysville 37 Troy ... Read More »

Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game Selections Announced

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Many area players have been selected to play in the 28th Annual 8-Man All-Stars Games on Saturday, June 8th at Trojan Field in Beloit, KS. Final rosters will be announced at a later date. 2013 Division II West Roster Head Coach: Doug Oberle – Victoria Assistant: Ben Labertew – Sylvan Lucas Assistant: Marc Cowles – Weskan Kade Dennis – Thunder Ridge ... Read More »