Z-96.3 The Lake To Rebroadcast Classic Kansas Jayhawk Games

ERICA HUNZINGER / KANSAS NEWS SERVICE
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GLEN ELDER – Tune to Z-96.3 The Lake this Saturday for two classic broadcasts from the archives of the Learfield/IMG College Kansas Jayhawk Radio Network. It is the perfect way to escape quarantine, and hear the smooth sounds of Brian Hanni.

Kansas vs. Dayton – 11/27/19
Beginning at 1:00 p.m., catch the November 27, 2019 matchup between the No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks and the Dayton Flyers, that went to overtime in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational Tournament Championship. Devon Dotson lead the way with 31 points, and Udoka Azubuike had 29.

Kansas at Baylor – 2/22/20
Beginning at 7:00 p.m., catch the thrilling Kansas at Baylor game from February 22, 2020 where the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks defeated the No. 1 Baylor Bears 64-61, ending the 23-game win streak in the Big 12 Conference for the Baylor Bears. Udoka Azubuike lead the way with 23, Devon Dotson with 13, and Isaiah Moss had 11. This win propelled the Jayhawks to a Big 12 Conference Championship.

These broadcasts will be available on Z-96.3 The Lake, and via our website and mobile apps within a 75 mile radius of Cawker City per restrictions from Learfield IMG College.

 

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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 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.