Sunflower Radio Sub-State Basketball Broadcast Plan Set

The radio stations of Sunflower State Radio have set their broadcast plans for coverage of sub-state basketball from across the state. Our stations will be at the following games, and all games are simulcast over the internet. Just click the link of the radio station of choice to pull up the streaming audio player.

Beloit games are also streamed with live video on The Beloit Trojans Channel with audio from KDNS 94.1 FM.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

6:00 PM
St. John’s/Tipton Boys vs. Goessel (KZDY 96.3 FM)

7:30 PM
Norton Boys vs. Beloit (KQNK 106.7 FM, KDNS 94.1 FM)
Washington Co. Boys vs. Centralia (KNDY 95.5 FM)
Marysville Boys vs. Hiawatha (KNDY 94.1 FM)

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

6:00 PM
St. John’s/Tipton Girls vs. Centralia (KZDY 96.3 FM)
Hanover Girls vs. Little River (KNDY 95.5 FM)

7:30 PM
Norton Girls vs. Beloit (KQNK 106.7 FM, KDNS 94.1 FM)
Frankfort Girls vs. Rural Vista (KNDY 95.5 FM)

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.