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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.

Time Changes for Diamond Head Classic Games Featuring K-State

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Information Courtesy of K-State Sports Information at www.kstatesports.com. Games will air on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1.  Bracket (Eastern Time Zone) MANHATTAN, Kan. –The Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic has altered game times for Kansas State’s first two contests of the tournament, which is set for Dec. 22-25 at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu. The Wildcats will take on Southern ... Read More »

Area High School Basketball Scores – Dec. 13

North Central Kansas League Boys Chapman 55, Wamego 54 Concordia 56, Marysville 42 Riley County 73, Clay Center 51 North Central Kansas League Girls Marysville 65, Concordia 41 Riley County 51, Clay Center 21 Wamego 79, Chapman 28 Twin Valley League Boys Baileyville B&B 56, St. Mary’s 55 Bern 63, Wetmore 52 Centralia 54, Axtell 29 Frankfort 53, Rossville 44 ... Read More »

Kansas #12, Creighton #24 In Latest NCAA Basketball Coaches Poll

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The Kansas Jayhawks and the Creighton Bluejays are in the ESPN/USA Today Top 25 NCAA Basketball poll this week. ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll RK TEAM RECORD PTS 1 Syracuse (28) 10-0 746 2 Ohio State (2) 8-1 671 3 Kentucky 8-1 665 4 Louisville 9-0 658 5 Duke 9-1 618 6 North Carolina 8-2 608 7 Baylor 7-0 539 8 Missouri 9-0 ... Read More »

Area High School Basketball Scores – Dec. 9

Twin Valley League Boys Baileyville B&B 52, Wetmore 41 Centralia 63, Clifton-Clyde 25 Frankfort 66, Washington Co. 41 Linn 67, Axtell 38 Onaga 48, Mission Valley 34 Valley Heights 45, Wabaunsee 42 Twin Valley League Girls Centralia 47, Clifton-Clyde 19 Linn 36, Axtell 25 Mission Valley 35, Onaga 30 Wabaunsee 58, Valley Heights 38 Washington Co. 67, Frankfort 22 Wetmore ... Read More »

KSU Falls In Double Overtime Thriller In Wichita To West Virginia

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Courtesy of K-State Sports Information at www.kstatesports.com.  WICHITA, Kan.– Rodney McGruder led Kansas State with 20 points, while freshman Thomas Gipson recorded his second double-double of the season, but Kansas State suffered its first defeat of the season in an 85-80 double-overtime thriller against West Virginia at a sold-out INTRUST Bank Arena. The loss, which pitted Wildcat head coach Frank ... Read More »

KU to Introduce Charlie Weis as Football Coach

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Courtesy of KU Sports Information at www.kuathletics.com.  Charlie Weis, a 33-year veteran of coaching, including 16 in the National Football League and five as the head coach at Notre Dame, has been hired as the 37th head football coach at the University of Kansas. Weis, former New England Patriots offensive coordinator, former Notre Dame head coach and current offensive coordinator ... Read More »

Southeast CC Offering Aviation Ground School On Beatrice Campus

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A 12-week course that prepares students for the Federal Aviation Administration written exam will begin in January on Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus. SCC’s Continuing Education Division is offering Aviation Ground School Tuesday nights from Jan. 10 through March 27. The class will be held from 6-10 p.m. in Room 334 of the Kennedy Center on the Beatrice Campus, 4771 ... Read More »

Twin Valley League All-League 8-Man Football

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First Team Offense QB – Eric Heurter – 12 – B & B RB – Cody Heiman – 12 – B & B RB – Ethan Diederich – 12 – Hanover TE – Matt Engelken – 12 – B & B TE – Jonathan Keating – 12 – Frankfort OL – Curtis Stallbaumer – 11 – B & B OL ... Read More »

Twin Valley League All-League 11-Man Football

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First Team Offense QB – Michael Glatczak – 12 – Centralia TB – Cole Matzke – 12 – Onaga TB – John Steinlage – 12 – Centralia FB – Justin Mars – 12 – Centralia FB – Dylan Faulk – 12 – Onaga C – Caleb Ahlquist – 12 – Onaga G – Alex Steinlage – 12 – Centralia G ... Read More »

Southeast CC Music, Theater Students To Hold Free Concert Dec. 9 & 10

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Southeast Community College music and theatre students will present a free concert Dec. 9 and 10. Students will take the audience back in time, specifically to 1943, throughout the “Our Classic Radio Show,” which will be held at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Truman Center on SCC’s Beatrice Campus, and again at 12:45 p.m. Dec. 10 at Savannah Pines, ... Read More »