Marysville American Legion Baseball Starts May 30th


Marysville Post 163 American Legion baseball team is slated to open the season hosting Wymore on Tuesday, May 30th, with Junior action at 6, Senior play at 8. The evening is dedicated as Veterans Appreciation Night. On Wednesday, May 31st, the Seniors travel to Wamego for a double header, while the Juniors host Seneca with games at 6 and 8. Eight teams will participate in the annual Marysville Classic June 9-11, and Marysville will host the class AA State Legion Baseball Tournament at Cleo Feldhausen Field July 25-29.

Derek Nester
Derek Nester
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.

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