3 things to know for April 6: Chick-Fil-A, Baseball, Volleyball


1. Chick-Fil-A

Help Support the National Business Honor Society this Saturday by enjoying some Chick-Fil-A at the Eastgate Plaza location in Greensburg. Remember you must tell them you are there to support the Derry NBHS when you place your order.

2. Trojans Win, 7-5

In baseball action, the Derry Area Trojans withstood a late rally by the home standing Valley Vikings on a rainy Tuesday afternoon to pick up a hard fought 7-5 section win.  With the victory the Trojans sweep the season series.

Sophomore Nate Papuga, who after giving up two runs in the first settled in to pitch 4 2/3 solid innings.  The right-hander gave up seven hits and struck out seven, while walking two.

Senior Blake Cecchini picked up the save avoiding a late rally by the Vikings in the bottom of the seventh.

Ryan Hood and Nick Thomas banged out two hits each in a ten hit Trojan attack. Ashton Beighley added two RBIs and courtesy runner Jake Watson stole two bases and scored twice.

DA (3-1) (2-0) will host West Shamokin on Thursday at 4:00 in an exhibition tilt. They will return to section play on Monday at home against rival Mount Pleasant at 4:00.

3. Spencer Reaches 200

Derry got its first win of the volleyball season by beating Deer Lakes 3-1. Scores were 26-24, 18-25, 25-15 and 25-10.  Noah Berkhimer had 8 kills and Gabe Carbonara added 7 kills.  Morgan Sobota, Ethan Frye, and Matt Rhoades all chipped in with 5 kills.  Matt Rhoades also added 32 assists.  Elijah Wigand added 7 digs.  Mason Beeman had a career high 5 aces in the match.  The win give Coach Spencer his 200th of his career. Congratulations on this milestone Coach!


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McDonald’s is bringing back Spicy Chicken McNuggets, but not everyone can buy them.

The fast food chain said that the spicy nuggets are now available at about half of its US locations, or roughly 6,900 locations, for a limited time.