Twin Valley League Tournament To Resume Tuesday; Schedule Included

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UPDATED BOYS BRACKET | UPDATED GIRLS BRACKET

The 2017 edition of the Twin Valley League Basketball Tournament at Washington County High School will get underway on Tuesday, January 17th. Two days of cancellations pushed back the tournament, which was originally scheduled to get underway this past Saturday.

Updated tournament brackets are available via the links above.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17TH

HIGH SCHOOL GYM:
1:30 PM – Onaga Girls vs. Linn
3:00 PM – Axtell Boys vs. Valley Heights
4:30 PM – Troy Girls vs. Clifton-Clyde
6:00 PM – Wetmore Boys vs. Washington County
7:30 PM – Clifton-Clyde Boys vs. Linn

WEST GYM:
1:30 PM – Blue Valley Girls vs. Doniphan West
3:00 PM – Blue Valley Boys vs. Doniphan West
4:30 PM – Axtell Girls vs. Wetmore
6:00 PM – Frankfort Boys vs. Centralia on FM 95.5 KNDY
7:30 PM – Valley Heights Girls vs. Frankfort on FM 95.5 KNDY

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.