Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Rankings – 1/18/19

6A Girls

  1. Derby
  2. Liberal
  3. Washburn Rural
  4. Blue Valley North
  5. Olathe South
  6. Topeka High
  7. Mill Valley
  8. Olathe East
  9. Olathe North
  10. Shawnee Mission Northwest

5A Girls

  1. Goddard
  2. St. Thomas Aquinas
  3. Maize
  4. Maize South
  5. Wichita Heights
  6. McPherson
  7. Blue Valley Southwest
  8. DeSoto
  9. KC Schlagle
  10. Hays

4A Girls

  1. Bishop Miege
  2. KC Piper
  3. Nickerson
  4. Baldwin
  5. Abilene
  6. Altamont-Labette County
  7. Towanda-Circle
  8. Ulysses
  9. Rose Hill
  10. Eudora

3A Girls

  1. Nemaha Central
  2. Haven
  3. Norton
  4. Cheney
  5. Halstead
  6. Hesston
  7. Jefferson West
  8. Clay Center
  9. Wellsville
  10. Pleasant Ridge

2A Girls

  1. Jackson Heights
  2. Garden Plain
  3. Wakeeny-Trego Community
  4. Alma-Wabaunsee
  5. Inman
  6. Jefferson County North
  7. Sedgwick
  8. Valley Heights
  9. Pittsburg – St. Mary’s Colgan
  10. Leon-Bluestem

1A Girls

  1. Central Plains
  2. Olpe
  3. Frankfort
  4. Rural Vista
  5. Centralia
  6. Spearville
  7. South Central
  8. Hanover
  9. Otis Bison
  10. Golden Plains

6A Boys

  1. Blue Valley Northwest
  2. Topeka-Washburn Rural
  3. Lawrence
  4. Wichita-Southeast
  5. Topeka
  6. Olathe North
  7. Haysville-Campus
  8. Lawrence Free State
  9. Shawnee Mission East
  10. Shawnee Mission South

5A Boys

  1. Maize
  2. Andover Central
  3. Arkansas City
  4. Wichita Heights
  5. Pittsburg
  6. Basehor Linwood
  7. Salina Central
  8. St. Thomas Aquinas
  9. Maize South
  10. Bonner Springs

4A Boys

  1. Kansas City Piper
  2. Bishop Miege
  3. Andale
  4. Wichita Trinity
  5. Parsons
  6. Ottawa
  7. Independence
  8. Topeka-Hayden
  9. Eudora
  10. Abilene

3A Boys

  1. Maur Hill
  2. Santa Fe Trail
  3. Girard
  4. Beloit
  5. Baxter Springs
  6. Phillipsburg
  7. Cheney
  8. Kingman
  9. Sabetha
  10. Perry-Lecompton

2A Boys

  1. Inman
  2. Hoxie
  3. Lawrence Bishop-Seabury
  4. Ness City
  5. Pittsburg-St. Mary’s Colgan
  6. Hutch Trinity Catholic
  7. Salina Sacred Heart
  8. Leoti-Wichita County
  9. Pratt-Skyline
  10. Johnson-Stanton County

1A Boys

  1. Claflin – Central Plains
  2. Hanover
  3. Burlingame
  4. Almena-Northern Valley
  5. Montezuma-South Gray
  6. Elbing-Berean Academy
  7. Sharon Springs-Wallace County
  8. St. John-Hudson
  9. Osborne
  10. Caldwell

 

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.