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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.

Kansas Advances to National Championship Game With 64-62 Win Over Ohio State


NEW ORLEANS, La. – Junior Elijah Johnson recorded his first career double-double to help Kansas basketball stage a second-half comeback and edge out Ohio State 64-62 Saturday night to advance to its eighth National Championship game. Inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, a crowd of 73,361 was the largest ever to witness a KU basketball game. For the third time in the ... Read More »

Bob Fisher of Centralia Featured On “Inside Edition”


Centralia native Bob Fisher was featured on the nationally syndicated television show Inside Edition. He set two new world records in the challenge for Inside Edition. Watch the entire video below: Inside Edition airs Monday-Friday at 2:00 PM on KSNT Channel 27 in Topeka. Read More »

Storm Women Outlast St. Clair 62-53, Earn First-Ever Victory At Nationals


Monique Stevens scored 15 points and Kindrea Poole added 13 to lead Southeast Community College to a 62-53 victory over St. Clair Community College of Michigan in a consolation bracket game at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II National Tournament Wednesday afternoon. The victory, SCC’s first ever at nationals, puts it into an 11 a.m. game Friday against ... Read More »

Rumors Spread on Facebook Spark Harassment


The Beloit Police Department has been investigating information they recently received from the public concerning a maroon and silver colored van that has been seen at local daycare centers, schools, and other locations in the City of Beloit. Lots of “different” information concerning the investigation has made it to Facebook and the result says Mitchell County Attorney Mark Noah, an ... Read More »

State Tournament Scoreboard – 3/10


4A BOYS – Basehor-Linwood 56 Ottawa 52 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME GIRLS – McPherson 34 Holton 27 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME BOYS – Fort Scott 54 Pratt 53 CONSOLATION GAME GIRLS – Ottawa 49 Bonner Springs 48 (OT, CONSOLATION GAME) 3A BOYS – Scott City 61 Nemaha Valley 47 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME GIRLS – Silver Lake 51 Burlington 47 (OT, CHAMPIONSHIP GAME) BOYS – Central ... Read More »

State Tournament Scoreboard – 3/9


FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012 4A GIRLS – McPherson 49 Bonner Springs 40 BOYS – Basehor-Linwood 55 Pratt 49 (OT) GIRLS – Holton 53 Ottawa 32 BOYS – Ottawa 60 Fort Scott 31 3A GIRLS – Burlington 52 Hillsboro 38 BOYS – Nemaha Valley 50 Central Heights 47 GIRLS – Silver Lake 56 ACCHS 46 BOYS – Scott City 64 Rock ... Read More »

State Tournament Scoreboard – 3/8


CLASS 4A At Bicentennial Center, Salina Boys results Thursday Pratt 85, Coffeyville 70 Basehor-Linwood 67, Wichita Collegiate 58 Fort Scott 72, Abilene 63 Ottawa 64, McPherson 39 Games Friday 3 p.m. — McPherson girls vs. Bonner Springs; 4:45 — Pratt boys vs. Basehor-Linwood; 6:30 — Holton girls vs. Ottawa; 8:15 — Fort Scott boys vs. Ottawa. CLASS 3A At Sports ... Read More »

NCKL All-League Boys Basketball Teams Announced


All League Andy Wilson, 11 Abilene Grant Holmes, 10 Concordia Caleb Carson, 11 Clay Center Cale Green 12 Marysville Isaac Poe, 11 Wamego Adrian Polk, 12 Abilene Jordan Bauman Chapman Gabe Bergmann, 11 Concordia Trey Schultz Chapman Collin Sexton, 12 Abilene Honorable Mention Zach Heiman Chapman Garrison Wright 11 Marysville Keil Kelly, 10 Abilene Marshall Wethington, 11 Wamego Matthew Barlow, ... Read More »

State Tournament Scoreboard – Wed. 3/7


CLASS 4A At Salina-Bicentennial Center Girls results Wednesday McPherson 79, Girard 61 Bonner Springs 51, Pratt 44 Holton 69, Chanute 27 Ottawa 71, Wellington 56 Boys games Thursday Pratt (1: 23-0) vs. Coffeyville (8: 17-6), 3 p.m.; Basehor-Linwood (4: 20-3) vs. Wichita Collegiate (5: 20-3), 4:45 p.m.; Abilene (2: 22-1) vs. Fort Scott (7: 18-5), 6:30 p.m.; Ottawa (3: 22-1) ... Read More »