3 things to know for May 10: Baseball Wins, Volleyball Loses, Girls Sports


1. Baseball Beats LV

For the Trojan baseball team who recently qualified for the postseason, the scenarios were pretty cut and dry.  Win one of two over section foe Ligonier Valley and clinch a second-place finish in the conference.

Derry Area used solid defense and timely pitching to comeback from a 2-0 deficit to get the clinching win 5-2 over the Rams Monday afternoon at Grandview Field.

DA now (10-4) (6-3) will wrap up section play at Ligonier tomorrow.  Game time is 3:30.

2. Volleyball Loses

Derry lost 3-0 to Bishop Guilfoyle in​ boys’ volleyball action. Scores were 16-25, 25-27, & 17-25. Nick Allison had 7 kills, Cam McNichol 5 kills and Noah Berkhimer 5 kills.

3. Girls Sports

Any current 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student that has an interest in playing Varsity Girls Soccer or Varsity Girls Wrestling, please sign up in the office.


Taco Tuesday, Broccoli, Fruit, and Milk


It takes a village.

Says actor Anthony Anderson, who graduated from Howard University yesterday. During his speech, he thanked his son for encouraging him to go back to school.

“Words can’t begin to describe the emotional roller coaster [sic] I’m on right now. It’s literally been 30 years in the making. This spring I was finally able to complete the work to graduate from Howard University with a BFA degree from the Chadwick A Boseman College of Fine Arts! Yesterday was a full circle moment,” he continued. “It’s never too late! Things happen when they’re supposed to happen!”


The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the 1st Round, 7-2. Captain Sidney Crosby is on a tear, as he has two goals and seven assists in the series with multiple points in each game. Game 5 is tomorrow at 7:00 PM.