2018 Twin Valley League All-League Volleyball Honors Announced

 2018 TVL Volleyball All-League First Team
Kennen Brandt Frankfort
Macy Doebele Hanover
Emilee Ebert Frankfort
Kate Elliott Centralia
Maegan Koch Centralia
Morgan Kramer Centralia
Madison Lueger Centralia
Olivia Nobert Clifton-Clyde
Reagan Osterhaus Wetmore
Kori Schmelzle Axtell
Kennedy Stevenson Valley Heights
Samantha Vermetten Valley Heights


2018 TVL Volleyball  All-League Second Team
Kennedy Becker Centralia
Elizabeth Bott Linn
Emma Bruna Hanover
Mariah Broxterman Frankfort
Katlyn Budenbender Blue Valley
Avery Deters Centralia
Kinsey Feldkamp Axtell
Payton Girard Clifton-Clyde
Grace Otott Washington County
Hanna Schmitz Axtell
Kacia Shirley Frankfort
Kate Wanamaker Valley Heights
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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 2020 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.