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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.

State Volleyball All-Tournament Teams Announced


October 30, 2011, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2011 State All Tournament Teams selected during the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s State Championships held on October 28 and 29. A State All Tournament Team was selected for each classification and each is comprised of 12 players. CLASS 3A 2011 STATE ALL TOURNAMENT ... Read More »

State Volleyball Tournament Championship Results


Class 3A – Bracket Semifinals Hillsboro def. Marysville, 25-15, 25-15 Hoisington def. Phillipsburg, 25-16, 20-25, 25-22 Championship Hillsboro def. Hoisington, 25-17, 25-23 3rd Place Phillipsburg def. Marysville 25-14, 20-25, 25-14 Class 2A – Bracket Semifinals Olpe def. Pratt Skyline, 25-10, 25-23 Washington Co. def. Smith Center, 25-22, 25-17 Championship Olpe def. Washington Co., 25-19, 22-25, 27-25 3rd Place Smith Center def. Pratt Skyline 26-24, ... Read More »

State Cross Country Championship Results


Courtesy of CatchItKansas.com and KWCH TV 12 Wichita 4A Girls – Wamego – Complete Results Team Title – Baldwin 1st – Cheyenne Becker, Pratt 2nd – Mikala Heddin, Hesston 3rd – Katren Rienbolt 4th – Emily Terrell, Rose Hill 4A Boys – Wamego – Complete Results Team Title – Wamego 1st – Angel Vasquez 2nd – Ethan Hartzell 3rd – Cale heiniger, Hiawatha 4th ... Read More »

High School State Playoff Brackets Set


With the final games of the 2011 high school football regular season in the books, the focus of high school football players and fans across the state are now on the playoffs. The action gets started on Tuesday with several key matchups. 6A | 5A | 4A | 3A | 2-1A | 8M-I | 8M-II Matchups with area teams are ... Read More »

State High School Volleyball Tournament Results – Fri. Oct. 28


Class 3A – Salina Bicentennial Center 8:30 AM: Wellsville (8) def. Hoisington 13-25, 25-20, 25-22 Nemaha Valley (7) def. Cherokee Southeast (2) 25-19, 25-13 9:30 AM: Phillipsburg (3) def. Marysville (6) 25-20, 25-16 Hillsboro (4) def. Douglass (5) 25-12, 25-12 10:30 AM: Marysville (6) def. Cherokee Southeast (2) 25-20, 25-16 Hoisington (1) def. Douglass (5) 25-9, 25-19 11:30 AM: Hillsboro ... Read More »

Kansas High School Football Playoff Brackets Set


The Kansas State High School Activities Association has released the high school football brackets for all classes except 2-1A, which will finish their regular seasons on Friday, October 28th. 6A 5A 4A 3A 2-1A 8M-I 8M-II Wichita-Heights Stilwell-Blue Valley Louisburg Silver Lake Meade Madison-Hamilton Baileyville-B & B Yager Stadium, Topeka Welch Stadium, Emporia Salina District Stadium Gowans Stadium, Hutchinson Lewis ... Read More »

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Set for Wednesday, November 9, 2011


Kansas radio and television stations, along with cable TV systems and satellite TV companies, will participate in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, November 9.  The test, originating from Washington, D.C., will begin at approximately 1:00 pm Central and will last for about 3-1/2 minutes. During the test, the public will hear a message ... Read More »

State Volleyball – Class 1A D-II Schedule


Class 1A Division II Schedule OCTOBER 28-OCTOBER29, 2011 HAYS, FHSU-GROSS MEMORIAL COLISEUM Friday, October 28 — Pool I (Top Bracket) Seed 1:  Hutchinson-Central Christian, 38-2 Seed 8:  Buffalo-Altoona Midway, 5-31 Seed 4:  Weskan, 31-7 Seed 5:  Logan, 21-12 COURT A 3:30 PM Hutchinson-Central Christian (1) vs. Buffalo-Altoona Midway (8) 4:30 PM Weskan (4) vs. Logan (5) 5:30 PM Hutchinson-Central Christian ... Read More »

State Volleyball – Class 1A D-I Schedule


Class 1A Division I Schedule OCTOBER 28 –OCTOBER 29, 2011 HAYS, FHSU-GROSS MEMORIAL COLISEUM Friday, October 28 — Pool I (Top Bracket) Seed 1:  St. John-Hudson, 38-2 Seed 8:  Waverly, 20-10 Seed 4:  Kensington-Thunder Ridge, 29-8 Seed 5:  Dexter/Cedar Vale, 29-9 COURT A 8:30 AM St. John-Hudson (1) vs. Waverly (8) 9:30 AM Kensington-Thunder Ridge (4) vs. Dexter/Cedar Vale (5) ... Read More »