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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.

Area High School Basketball Scoreboard – Dec. 3


North Central Kansas League Boys Auburn, NE 38, Marysville 29 North Central Kansas League Girls Marysville 53, Auburn, NE 30 Twin Valley League Boys Bern 54, Axtell 36 Blue Valley 45, Clifton-Clyde 33 Pawnee City, NE 44, Frankfort 36 Pike Valley 64, Washington Co. 62 OT Washington Co. 45, Clifton-Clyde 10 Twin Valley League Girls Bern 40, Axtell 35 Frankfort ... Read More »

K-State Accepts Invitation to Play in AT&T Cotton Bowl


MANHATTAN, Kan. – On the heels of the program’s best season in almost a decade and its eighth 10-win season under head coach Bill Snyder, Kansas State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the Wildcats have accepted an invitation to play No. 6 Arkansas in the 2012 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on January 6 in Arlington, Texas. The game, which will ... Read More »

Area High School Basketball Scoreboard – December 2nd


Twin Valley League Girls Baileyville B&B 58, Bern 15 Blue Valley 48, Clifton-Clyde 22 Centralia 47, Valley Heights 46 Nemaha Valley 59, Hanover 44 Onaga 44, Linn 43 Washington Co. 67, Pike Valley 44 Wetmore 69, Jackson Heights 42 Twin Valley League Boys Baileyville B&B 58, Bern 53 Blue Valley 45, Clifton-Clyde 33 Centralia 45, Valley Heights 38 Jackson Heights ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Museum To Host Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit


The Kansas Humanities Council approved a grant in the amount of $1,410 to the Blue Rapids Museum to enable them to be a partner site for the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition, The Way We Worked. The Humanities Council is proud that museums, historical societies, and public libraries will take the lead in continuing the critical conversation about work and working ... Read More »

Kansas Remains No. 14 in USA Today Basketball Coach’s Poll


Nov. 28, 2011 Rank Team (first-place votes) Record Points Last week 1. Kentucky (22) 6-0 765 2 2. Ohio State (8) 6-0 748 3 3. Syracuse (1) 6-0 701 5 4. Duke 7-0 691 6 5. North Carolina 5-1 628 1 6. Louisville 5-0 620 7 7. Wisconsin 6-0 530 11 8. Baylor 5-0 509 10 9. Florida 4-1 493 9 10. Connecticut ... Read More »

Turner Gill Relieved Of Duties As Kansas Football Coach


Lawrence, Kan. — Turner Gill has been relieved of his duties as head football coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Gill has coached the Jayhawks for two seasons after signing a five-year, $10 million contract in December 2009. “After a thorough evaluation of our football program,” Zenger said, “I have concluded that new ... Read More »

FOX Sports Kansas City Plus To Televise 6A Football Championship


KSHSAA 6A CHAMPIONSHIP WILL AIR ON FOX SPORTS KANSAS CITY PLUS  5A CHAMPIONSHIP WILL BE STREAMED ON FOXSPORTSKANSASCITY.COM The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) 6A football championship will be televised live by FOX Sports Kansas City this Saturday. The game will air on FOX Sports Kansas City Plus, a channel used by FOX Sports Midwest to simultaneously show ... Read More »

Country Stampede Announces Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, and More on 2012 Line-up


Manhattan, KS – Today Country Stampede proved once again that it is the top entertainment venue in the Midwest by announcing yet another star studded lineup filled with recent CMA winners and nominees, hit recording artists, and country music superstars. Today, festival officials announced that Billboard’s Top Country Music Artist of the Decade, and multiplatinum selling megastar Toby Keith will ... Read More »

B&B vs. Thunder Ridge – A Statistical Breakdown from Dusty Deines


KD Country 94 Sports Director Dusty Deines has some interesting tidbits about this Saturdays contest in Newton between the Baileyville B&B Falcons and the Thunder Ridge Longhorns. These were originally posted as Twitter updates: For those way behind or away from the area, Thunder Ridge has been in existence for 4 years. Consolidation of Kensington & Eastern Heights. Last time ... Read More »