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Author Archives: Derek Nester

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.

Suspect Shot, Standoff Ends In Downs

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THE STANDOFF IN DOWNS STANDOFF ENDS AFTER SUSPECT SHOT The eight hour standoff in the 800 block of Division Street in Downs ended at 7:40 p.m. Monday, after authorities from the Osborne County Sheriffs Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol’s Special Response Team entered the house in an attempt to get the suspect to surrender. Earlier in the day at ... Read More »

Southeast Board Passes Tuition, Fee Increase For 2011-2012

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Southeast Community College’s Board of Governors voted to increase tuition and fees for the 2011-2012 academic year during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday. Effective July 1, 2011, Nebraska residents will pay $3 more per quarter credit hour in tuition and 25 cents more per quarter credit hour in fees. After some discussion of the options presented, the Board voted for ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results For March 12

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A in Manhattan: Boys – Berean Academy 41 Lyndon 32 (Championship) Girls – Moundridge 48 Ell-Saline 34 (Championship) Boys – Washington County 50 Nemaha Valley 38 (Third Place) ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results For March 11

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A in Manhattan| Girls – Ell-Saline 70 Oxford 35 Boys – Berean Academy 39 Washington County 37 (Aired On 95.5 KNDY-FM) Girls – Moundridge 47 Jayhawk-Linn 32 Boys ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results For March 10

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A Girls, Manhattan Oxford 51 Meade 49 Ell-Saline 56 Valley Falls 25 Jayhawk-Linn 44 Oakley 41 Moundridge 33 Republic County 24 1A Division I Boys, Emporia Victoria 55 ... Read More »

High School State Tournament Results for March 9

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association 2011 High School Basketball State Tournaments are underway at locations across the state, and here are the latest results as reported from around the state. 2A Boys, Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan Berean Academy 45 Sacred Heart 30 Washington County 61 Syracuse 48 (Aired on 95.5 KNDY-FM) Lyndon 54 Colgan 48 Nemaha Valley 55 Ness City ... Read More »

Area State Basketball Tournament Schedules & Matchups

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The 2011 KSHSAA State High School Basketball Tournament brackets have been set, and here is the schedule for KNDY area teams as they prepare for tournament action this week. 2A Boys: #5 Washington Co. (19-3) vs. #4 Syracuse (21-2) – 4:45 PM Wednesday at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. 1A DII Girls: #8 Bern (10-12) vs. #1 Argonia (23-0) – 6:30 ... Read More »

Kansas 4A-1A Sub-State Basketball Brackets

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CLASS 4A SUB-STATES (February 28-March 5) Augusta Augusta, Buhler, El Dorado, Haven, Hesston, Maize-South, Towanda-Circle, Wichita-Trinity Academy Cheney Andale, Cheney, Clearwater, Kingman, Mulvane, Rose Hill, Wellington, Winfield Clay Center Abilene, Chapman, Clay Center-Clay Center Community, Concordia, Hiawatha, Holton, Hoyt- Royal Valley, Wamego Colby @ Colby Community Building Colby, Hugoton, Lindsborg-Smoky Valley, Nickerson, Pratt*, Pratt/Stafford** Russell, Salina-St. John’s Military*, Ulysses Kansas ... Read More »

Randolph Resident Wins 5,000 Bucks – Now Trying for Truck

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TOPEKA, KAN. – According to Melody Pfaff, she enjoys playing Bonus Crossword instant scratch tickets and scratch tickets that have a second-chance drawing. Last month, when she saw the $5 Truck & Bucks game, she decided to purchase four tickets. On the very last ticket she scratched, the Randolph resident revealed a $5,000 cash prize. “I took my tickets home ... Read More »

Marysville Native Mike Hammett Wins Oscar Stauffer Sportscaster Award

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Presented annually by the Kansas State High School Activities Association, the Oscar Stauffer Awards recognize excellence in the fields of sports broadcasting and sports writing, and acknowledge meritorious service through coverage of interscholastic sports programs in Kansas. Sportscaster award applicants submit play-by-play tapes for evaluation. The Kansas Association of Broadcasters selects the honoree. Sportswriter nominations are submitted by the high schools of Kansas and ... Read More »