TVL & Thunder Classic Tournament Updates – 1/18/18


Blue Valley-Randolph 58, Doniphan West 50
Centralia 64, Hanover 51
Clifton-Clyde 44, Axtell 34
Linn 43, Onaga 25
Valley Heights 65, Frankfort 57 2OT

Washington Co. vs. Wetmore – 10 AM (South Gym) [Consolation]
Linn vs. Troy – 10 AM (North Gym) [Consolation]
Axtell vs. Doniphan West – 1 PM (South Gym) – 7th Place
Clifton-Clyde vs. Blue Valley – 1 PM (North Gym) – 5th Place
Frankfort vs. Hanover – 4 PM (South Gym) – 3rd Place
Valley Heights vs. Centralia – 6 PM (North Gym) – 1st Place

Falls City 56, Silver Lake 55 OT
Jackson Heights 34, Horton 28
Marysville 69, Nemaha Central 45
St. Mary’s 56, Hiawatha 29

Hiawatha vs. Horton – 2:30 PM (7th Place)
St. Mary’s vs. Jackson Heights – 4:00 PM (5th Place)
Nemaha Central vs. Silver Lake – 5:30 PM (3rd Place)
Marysville vs. Falls City – 6:30 PM (1st Place)

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.