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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.

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 »

Week #3 – Twin Valley League Volleyball Wrap

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League Overall Washington County 6-0 11-0 B & B 5-1 11-1 Centralia 5-1 9-2 Valley Heights 5-1 9-3 Onaga 3-3 6-6 Wetmore 3-3 6-5 Hanover 3-3 6-6 Frankfort 2-4 5-5 Linn 2-4 3-7 Axtell 2-4 3-8 Blue Valley 0-6 0-12 Clifton-Clyde 0-6 0-10 Scores from September 11, 2012 Centralia def Axtell 25-20 25-11 Centralia def Frankfort 23-25 25-9 25-17 Axtell ... Read More »

Kansas Cross Country Rankings – Week #2

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Boys 4A 1. Wamego 55 2. De Soto 37 3. Hugoton 34 4. Mulvane 29 5. Baldwin 28 6. Andale 16 7. Clay Center Community 6 Others: Altamont-Labette County 5, BasehorLinwood 5, Paola 4, Ulysses 3, Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail 1, Lenexa-St. James Academy 1 Girls 4A 1. Baldwin 59 2. Topeka-Hayden 36 3. Maize South 33 4. Paola 30 5. Lenexa-St. ... Read More »

Area High School Football Scores – 9-7-2012 *UPDATED*

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North Central Kansas League Chapman 14, Southeast of Saline 2 Clay Center 28, Hays 7 Concordia 44, Wellington 13 Rossville 14, Abilene 7 Wamego 40, Marysville 24 Twin Valley League 11-Man Centralia 28, Riley County 0 Minneapolis 7, Washington County 0 Onaga 49, Immaculata 14 St. Mary’s 43, Valley Heights 12 Twin Valley League 8-Man Baileyville B&B 46, Quinter 0 ... Read More »

Coach’s Corner Wrap-Up Show – Week 2 (9-7-2012)

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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 »

Coach’s Corner Wrap-Up Show – Week 1 (8-31-12)

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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 »

KVA Announces 2012 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings

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September 5, 2012, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2012 Week 1 Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. 4A 1. St. James Academy (2-0) (1) 2. McPherson (8-0) (2) 3. Rose Hill (2-0) (3) 4. Chanute (5-0) (5) 5. Topeka-Hayden (4-1) (NR) Others: Jefferson West (6-1), Wamego (7-0) 3A 1. Hillsboro (9-0) (1) 2. Silver Lake ... Read More »