3 things to know for May 9: Marathon Win, Softball Wins, Fall Sports Dates


1. Marathon Win

Brayden Mickinac shut the door with two scoreless innings to lead the Trojan baseball team to a marathon 19-13 win over Kiski SchoolThursday night at historic Andreini Field in Saltsburg.

The senior right-hander struck out six to earn the save. Sophomore Roman Fridley earned the win by pitching the first three innings and yielding two runs on one hit. He fanned six, but walked five. DA pounded out 19 hits in the game and took an 8-2 lead after two innings. The Trojans then scored nine more times in the fourth to lead 17-2.

Derry Area now (9-4) will host Ligonier Valley in the final section series of the season Monday at Grandview field. Gametime for game one is 4:00 PM.

2. Softball Wins

In softball action the Lady Trojans defeated Shadyside Academy 19-5.  The Lady Trojans scattered 13 hits in the game.  Izzy DePalma, Katie Dunlap, Sophia Doherty, Maizie Legge, and Sarah Dettling each racked up multiple hits.  Doherty, Dunlap, and DePalma each collected three hits to lead the Derry offensive onslaught.

3. Fall Sports Dates

Fall Sport Physical Dates

Girls Physicals: June 30th at 8 AM

Boys Physicals: July 13th at 8 AM

Where: Physicals will be held in the Middle School Nurses Suite.

What to Bring: A 2022-2023 PIAA CIPPE form that can be found online, in the high school office, or at the Athletic Training Room. Please have Sections 6 “Family Health History” completed and signed by student and guardian before arriving.

Where to Register for Sport: Registration for Derry Fall Sports can be found at: https://registermyathlete.com/login/

Please make sure to fill in all applicable information before the start of Fall sports, or students will not be able to participate until doing so.

Questions? Contact the ATC: [email protected]

Fall Sport Concussion Baseline Testing Dates

  • HS Football: June 13th from 4-7 PM
  • MS Football: June 15th from 4-7 PM
  • HS Soccer: June 17th from 4-7 PM
  • MS Soccer: June 20th from 4-7 PM
  • HS Tennis: June 22nd from 4-7 PM
  • HS Girls Volleyball: June 24th from 4-7 PM
  • HS Golf: June 27th from 4-7 PM
  • Make Up Baseline Testing For All Fall Sports
  • July 15th from 4-6 PM
  • July 22nd from 4-6 PM
  • July 29th from 4-6 PM

If any of these dates for your respective sport, or makeup dates, will not work with your schedule; Please reach out to the Athletic Trainer at [email protected]


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Many girls and students of color are left out of our nation’s gifted and talented programs. Society will lose out on the potential scientist who cures a major disease, the entrepreneur who starts the next Amazon and so much more. All because of their gender and/or skin color.

— Haley Taylor Schlitz, a 19-year-old who will soon become Southern Methodist University’s youngest-ever law school graduate. Upon graduating this Friday, Schlitz plans to work on education policy issues and increase opportunities “for gifted and talented girls and students of color,” according to a news release from the university.


For months now, stores nationwide have been struggling to stock enough baby formula. Manufacturers say they’re producing at full capacity and making as much formula as they can, but it’s still not enough to meet current demand. The out-of-stock rate for formula stands at 40%, statistics show.




After roughly two years, Penguins fans were able to gather around the F.N.B Big Screen to watch the Pens take victory over the New York Rangers, for game three’s HUGE game 3 win, Saturday night.