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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 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 »

Possible Date Change For Class 1A-Division II State Basketball Tournament

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As we prepare for the Class 1A-Division II State Basketball Tournament at Hays, KSHSAA member schools have been advised there is the possibility the tournament dates may be changed.  The Fort Hays State University men’s basketball team is having an outstanding basketball season and may have the opportunity to host an NCAA Regional basketball tournament.  The first date of the ... Read More »

Dierks Bentley To Headline Concert Tour at the Salina Bicentennial Center

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Dierks Bentley will headline the 2011 Jagermeister County Tour which will be stopping in Salina on April 27th. This 30 city tour will feature special guest Nashville singer Josh Thompson and new singing duo Miss Willie Brown. Each concert will also feature a local Jagermeister sponsored country act. Bentley is currently in Nashville working on new material for his next ... Read More »

Brittany Griswold Homecoming Queen Candidate at Cloud County

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(CONCORDIA, KS) — The Cloud County Community College basketball teams will take on Hutchinson Community College Saturday evening, Jan. 29 in the Winter Homecoming games at the Concordia campus. Carleen Nordell, CCCC Student Senate sponsor, announced the homecoming candidates this week. The crowning ceremony will take place at approximately 7:45 p.m. in between the women’s and men’s basketball games. Queen ... Read More »

2011 Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game-Division II West Selections

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The Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Game Selections for the Division II West Squad. Kaleb Keltz – Cheylin Rilee Spresser – Golden Plains Dillon Kuhn – Victoria Devin Ritter – Golden Plains Zack Krug – Natoma Mark Pakkebier – Logan Dominic Trapp – Otis-Bison Ervin Swonger – Ashland Ben Fox – Ashland Cosme Estrada – Fowler Adrian Garcia – Cheylin Mike ... Read More »

2011 Kansas 8-Man All-Star Game-Division II East Selections

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The Kansas 8-Man All-Star Football Game Selections for the Division II East Squad. Gunner Phelan – Quivira Heights Tanner Brunner – Centre Travis Sipe – Waverly Austin Steinfort – Hanover Alex Hemberger – Argonia Alex Davis – Caldwell Devin Sanders – Baileyville B&B Tyle Mudd – Hope Justin Lee – Waverly Tyce Breese – South Haven Connor Hynek – Hanover ... Read More »