3 things to know for May 12: Baseball Bounces Back, Volleyball Wins, Scholarships Due


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1. Baseball Bounces Back

After falling behind 4-1 early, the Trojan baseball team bounced back in a big way defeating Southmoreland 12-6 Wednesday afternoon at Grandview field in front of a nice crowd for senior day. READ MORE

2. Volleyball Wins

The Derry Trojan volleyball team beat West Shamokin 3-2 on senior night. Scores were 25-22, 16-25, 30-28, 18-25, 15-9. Nick Allison led Derry with 15 kills. Noah Berkhimer and Ethan Frye each added 7 kills. Gabe Carbobara had 6 blocks. Connor Johnston and Matt Rhoades each had 11 digs. Rhoades also had 31 assists.

Derry JV won 2-0. Scores were 25-13 and 25-18. Cameron McNichol, Mason Beeman and Sebastian Schall each had 4 kills. Bryce McNichol had 8 digs and John Shumaker had 14 assists.

3. Scholarships Due

May 15 – Review It Scholarship worth $1000

Trotter Project Scholarship worth $10000

May 20 – Beaver Lawrence Central Labor Council worth $1000

The Patti and Walter Blenko Scholarship Fund worth $4000


Mashed Potato Bowl, Whipped Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Pretzel Rod, Fruit, and Milk


My friends at PETA and I are calling on Starbucks to stop punishing kind and environmentally conscious customers for choosing plant milks.

— James Cromwell, one of the stars in “Succession,” superglued himself to a counter of a Starbucks in New York protesting the chain’s surcharge on vegan milks.

Starbucks charges roughly 70 cents extra for a dairy alternative, which includes soy, coconut, almond and oat milks, depending on the US city. The chain recently dropped the surcharge at its United Kingdom stores.

TODAY’S NUMBER: $997 million

That’s the value of the tentative settlement reached with families of victims over the collapse of a residential building in Surfside, Florida, that killed 98 people last year, according to an attorney for plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit.




A tiny fragment of the asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago may have been found encased in amber — a discovery NASA has described as “mind-blowing.”

It’s one of several astounding finds at a unique fossil site in the Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota that has preserved remnants of the cataclysmic moment that ended the dinosaur era — a turning point in the history of the planet.