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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.

High School Football Scores – Week #3

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North Central Kansas League Abilene 28, Clay Center 7 Concordia 32, Wamego 14 Marysville 23, Chapman 0 Twin Valley League 11-Man Centralia 22, Onaga 14 Chase County 13, Washington County 12 Minneapolis 24, Valley Heights 22 Twin Valley League 8-Man Baileyville B&B 62, Frankfort 16 Bern 72, Wichita Word of Life 0 Clifton-Clyde 60, Pike Valley 20 Downs-Lakeside 62, Randolph-Blue ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Report – Week #3

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Twin Valley League / Overall Standings Centralia 8-0 / 11-2 B & B 7-0 / 12-1 Washington County 6-0 / 11-0 Wetmore 6-0 / 9-2 Onaga 3-3 / 10-3 Valley Heights 3-3 / 8-5 Frankfort 3-3 / 5-6 Hanover 2-4 / 6-5 Axtell 2-4 / 3-8 Blue Valley 1-5 / 2-9 Linn 0-6 / 1-9 Clifton-Clyde 0-6 / 0-10 Bern 0-6 ... Read More »

Jayhawk Television Network Affiliates Set For KU-Texas Football Telecast

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Game Broadcast will be available on KNDY FM 95.5 in Northeast Kansas and KZDY FM “Z-96.3″ in North Central Kansas. LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Jayhawk Television Network’s (JTN) affiliate lineup is set for the telecast of the KU-Texas football game in Austin Oct. 29. The game will air in High Definition on these over-the-air stations in Kansas City and throughout ... Read More »

High School Football Scores – Week #2

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Nebraska Schools Beatrice 59, Nebraska City 14 Fairbury 41, Auburn 28 Lewiston 10, Diller-Odell 0 Pawnee City 48, Dorchester 6 Thayer Central 25, Southern 6 Twin Valley League 8-Man Baileyville B&B 48, Pike Valley 3 Blue Valley-Randolph 52, Bern 6 Clifton-Clyde 70, Axtell 44 Frankfort 50, Linn 28 Thunder Ridge 26, Hanover 6 Twin Valley League 11-Man Concordia 18, Centralia ... Read More »

Sunflower State Games Kansas Athletes of the Year Named

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With a turnout of over 8,400 athletes in this summer’s games, there were more than a few star competitors considered for the honor of being named 2011 Athlete of the Year. This year, Bailey Atkinson, 18, of Topeka and Travis Conley, 27, of Mission are honored with this recognition. In order to be chosen as a recipient for this award, ... Read More »

Twin Valley League Volleyball Report – Week #2

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League / Overall  B & B 5-0 / 5-0 Centralia 5-0 / 8-2 Washington County 4-0 / 4-0 Wetmore 4-0 / 4-0 Onaga 2-2 / 4-2 Frankfort 2-2 / 3-2 Valley Heights 2-2 / 2-2 Axtell 2-2 / 3-6 Hanover 2-3 / 2-3 Blue Valley 0-4 / 0-4 Clifton-Clyde 0-4 / 0-4 Linn 0-4 / 0-4 Bern 0-5 / 0-6 ... Read More »

KU Basketball Legends To Play Allen Fieldhouse September 24th

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – A who’s who of Kansas men’s basketball coaches and players will convene at historic Allen Fieldhouse for the Legends of the Phog exhibition game Saturday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. Former KU coaches Larry Brown and Ted Owens will coach a collection of former KU players who have been part of three NCAA titles, 54 conference championships, ... Read More »

KVA Announces 2011 Preseason Volleyball Rankings

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August 24, 2011, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2011 Preseason Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School 4A 1. St. James Academy 2. Hayden 3. Cheney 4. Maize South 5. Circle Others: Abilene, Louisburg 3A 1. Phillipsburg 2. Hoisington 3. Silver Lake 4. Southwestern Heights 5. Garden Plain Others: Atchison County Community, Eureka, ... Read More »

Attendance at High School Sporting Events Tops 500 Million

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 17, 2011) — More fans attend high school basketball and football events than the same sports at the college and professional levels combined, according to a survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). During the 2009-10 school year, approximately 336 million fans attended high school regular-season and playoff games in football and ... Read More »

Construction Begins On New US-77 Bridge Over Big Blue River in Blue Rapids

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On Tuesday, August 9, a bridge replacement project began on US-77 over the Big Blue River located one-half mile east of the city of Blue Rapids in Marshall County. The new bridge and realigned US-77 roadway will be built just east of the existing bridge and highway, along with a portion of K-9 that will be realigned to tie into ... Read More »