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Sub-State Basketball Schedules & Information

On Monday evening, Feb. 27 the Blue Jays mens’ team defeated Southwestern Heights and will now travel to Scott City on Thursday, March 1 for the semi-final game. The Blue Jays will take on the #2 seeded Holcomb Longhorns at 7:00 p.m. That game will be broadcast live on KQNK AM 1570/FM 106.7 and kqnk.com.

The Championship games will be played Saturday, also in Scott City; the girls’ game at 6:00 p.m. and boys’ game at 7:30 p.m. The winners will take part in the State Tournament in Hutchinson, March 6-10.

These are KSHSAA games and NO PASSES ISSUED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT or LEAUGE will be honored.

Northern Valley is hosting a 1A sub-state tournament. The games will be played in the Stull Gymnasium on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.