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Kansas at Ohio Kickoff Moved Up To 11 A.m. Saturday

Due to weather complications and changes to the NCAA football schedule because of Hurricane Irma, Kansas football’s game at Ohio slated for Saturday, Sept. 16 has been moved up to 11 a.m. (CT). Originally scheduled for a 1 p.m. (CT) kick time. The game will be broadcast on Sunflower State Radio stations Z-96.3 The Lake in Glen Elder, and FM 95.5 KNDY in Marysville.

Kansas’ game at Ohio will mark its first road game of the 2017 season and also the program’s first time playing at Peden Stadium in Athens, Ohio. The Jayhawks are 1-1 on the year, having opened with a 38-16 win over Southeast Missouri State, before falling to Central Michigan, 45-24, in its second contest.

Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
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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