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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.

Defense Jumpstarts Offense As Kansas Rolls Past UTEP

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EL PASO, Texas – Senior DE Maxwell Onyegbule and the Jayhawk defense set the tone early as the University of Kansas football team rolled past UTEP 34-7 in front of 31,885 fans Saturday night in the Sun Bowl. Senior QB Todd Reesing guided the offense to over 575 yards of total offense as KU improved to 2-0 for the sixth ... Read More »

Snyder Signs 5 Year Contract Extension at KSU

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie announced Friday that football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new multi-year contract, securing the services of the legendary head coach through the 2013 season. The contract is retroactive to February 1, 2009, and includes annual compensation which will total nearly $10 million over the five-year agreement. The new ... Read More »

Maranatha Academy Cancels Season, Onaga Left With Open Date

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Maranatha Academy (Shawnee, KS) has canceled its 2009 varsity football season. Maranatha was scheduled to play Onaga (Oct 9th), Olpe (Oct 16th), and St. Marys (Oct 23rd). The Onaga Buffaloes have postponed their Homecoming game due to the open date, and will reschedule for a yet-to-be-determined date. Football schedules for the Twin Valley League may incorrectly show the Oct. 9th ... Read More »

2010 State Volleyball Sites Announced

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In June 2009 Class 1A schools approved the separation of Class 1A schools into two divisions for the state championships in Basketball, Volleyball and Scholars Bowl effective with the 2010-2011 school year. Since approval of the split into two divisions, the KSHSAA staff has been working to secure locations for the 2010 State Volleyball Tournaments, which will be held October ... Read More »

K-State Post-Game Traffic Routes Altered in Manhattan

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U.S. 24/Marlatt Ave. construction will alter traffic routes following Wildcats’ home games all season Wildcat fans and other travelers to Bill Snyder Family Stadium this football season should be prepared for some changes in traffic routes. Construction and realignment of the intersection of U.S. 24 (Tuttle Creek Boulevard) and Marlatt Avenue will alter some post-game traffic routes for those leaving ... Read More »

KVA Announces 2009 Preseason Volleyball Rankings

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August 26, 2009, Topeka, KS — The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2009 Preseason Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School 6A 1. Washburn Rural 2. Blue Valley West 3. Blue Valley North 4. Shawnee Mission East 5. Manhattan Others: Olathe South, Goddard, Shawnee Mission Northwest 5A 1. Bishop Miege 2. St. Thomas Aquinas 3. Lansing ... Read More »

KSHSAA Selects 2011 State Hoops Hosts

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In June 2009 Class 1A schools approved the separation of Class 1A schools into two divisions for state championships in Basketball, Volleyball and Scholars’ Bowl effective in the 2010-2011 school year. Since approval of the split into two divisions, the KSHSAA staff has been working to secure locations for the 2011 State Basketball Tournaments to be held March 9-12, 2011. ... Read More »

The 2009 KNDY Prep Football Broadcast Schedule

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Sept. 4 Marysville at Rock Creek on 95.5 KNDY-FM Diller-Odell at Lakeside on kndyradio.com (Internet Only)Sept. 11 Baileyville B&B at Hanover on 95.5 KNDY-FM Lakeside at Linn on kndyradio.com (Internet Only)Sept. 18 Frankfort at Axtell on 95.5 KNDY-FM Sept. 25 Marysville at Clay Center on 95.5 KNDY-FM   Oct. 2 Valley Heights at Washington County on 95.5 KNDY-FMOct. 9 Axtell ... Read More »

KNDY Seeking Part Time Employee

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KNDY Radio is seeking a part time employee, primarily to assist in coverage of high school sports. Responsibilities would include control board operation, updating scores, and color commentary. Radio or play by play experience a plus, but not required. You should be familiar with at least basic computer operation and functions. We’re seeking a capable, self starter, whose current employment ... Read More »