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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.

Coach’s Corner Wrap-Up Show – Week 4 (9-21-2012)

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The KNDY Coach’s Corner Wrap-Up Show takes you inside the locker room of your favorite local high school football team right before kickoff. The program airs each Friday Night at 6:30 p.m. following the Kpreps.com Kansas Pregame Show on AM 1570/FM 94.1. Read More »

Kansas Football Media Poll – September 18th

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The Kansas Media High School Football Rankings from Kansas Prep Football. Visit them online at http://www.kansasprepfootball.com/ Super 10 1. Hutchinson 2. Bishop Carroll 3. Olathe South 4. Derby 5. Emporia 6. St Thomas Aquinas 7. Shawnee Mission East 8. Topeka 9. Holton 10.Salina South 11.Free State 12.Topeka Seaman 13.Bishop Miege 14.Wichita Heights 15.Blue Valley West 16.Scott City 17.Mulvane 6A 1. Hutchinson ... Read More »

KVA Announces 2012 Week 3 Volleyball Rankings

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September 19, 2012, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2012 Week 3 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Rank 6A  1. Gardner-Edgerton (11-3) (1) 2. Washburn Rural (8-2) (2) 3. Olathe East (9-1) (4) 4. Olathe Northwest (13-2) (5) 5. Wichita Northwest (14-1) (NR) Others: Blue Valley ... Read More »

Week #4 – Twin Valley League Volleyball Wrap

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League Overall Washington County 7-1 12-1 B & B 7-1 18-2 Centralia 7-1 17-2 Valley Heights 5-3 9-5 Onaga 5-3 8-6 Axtell 4-4 5-8 Wetmore 3-5 6-7 Hanover 3-5 8-10 Frankfort 3-5 6-6 Linn 3-5 4-12 Clifton-Clyde 1-7 4-12 Blue Valley 0-8 0-14 TOURNEY RESULTS Saturday, September 15 Hiawatha Invitational B & B def Maur Hill-Mount Academy 25-14 25-16 B ... Read More »

Coach’s Corner Wrap-Up Show – Week 3 (9-14-2012)

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The KNDY Coach’s Corner Wrap-Up Show takes you inside the locker room of your favorite local high school football team right before kickoff. The program airs each Friday Night at 6:30 p.m. following the Kpreps.com Kansas Pregame Show on AM 1570/FM 94.1. Read More »

Donated Blood Helps Save Transplant Patients’ Lives

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October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that organ transplant patients often rely on donated blood. Liver transplant patients may need 30 or more different blood products during surgery. In fact, two liver transplant patients at a hospital served by the Red Cross were recently treated with a combined total of 40 ... Read More »

Recreational Trails To Receive $2 Million In Federal Funding

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Kansas’ recreational trails program will receive $2 million under the federal transportation bill passed by Congress this summer. “One of our highest priorities is to enhance ecotourism in Kansas, which includes developing a good trail system,” said Robin Jennison, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), which manages the trails program. “This level of funding will ... Read More »

Tiffany Higgins takes over as new softball coach at SCC

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Former Doane College assistant softball coach Tiffany Higgins is the new head softball coach for Southeast Community College. Higgins replaces Pat Lytle, who retired after beginning the Storm program in 2009 and guiding the team through its first three seasons. “I am excited for the opportunity,” Higgins said. “I look forward to continuing to build the SCC softball program. Coach ... Read More »

Public Affairs: Suicide Prevention Week

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This weekend on KNDY’s Public Affairs program, we take a look at suicide prevention. The program airs Saturday at 7:10 a.m. on AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM 95.5, and Sunday at 8:10 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. on AM 1570/FM 94.1. KNDY Public Affairs – Suicide Prevention Read More »

KVA Announces 2012 Week 2 Volleyball Rankings

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September 12, 2012, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2012 Week 2 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School – Record – Last Week’s Rank 6A 1. Gardner-Edgerton (8-2) (1) 2. Washburn Rural (5-2) (2) 3. Blue Valley North (5-3) (3) 4. Olathe East (7-3) (4) 5. Olathe Northwest (12-1) (NR) Others: Derby ... Read More »