3 things to know for December 14: Sports Results, Lockers, Ugly Sweater


1. Sports Results

  •  The Trojan basketball team lost to Freeport 53-44 last evening. Leading scorers for Derry were Gabe Carbonara with 18 and Nate Papuga scored 13. 
  • Here are the results from last night’s swim meet (12/13/2022): Derry girls put up a tough fight, but lost to Hempfield. The girls’ first places for individual events were Chloe Buhite in the 200 IM; Regan Repak in the 100 Backstroke; and Madison Repak in the 100 breaststroke. The 400 free relay was won by Buhite, M. Repak, Gianna Gruska, and R. Repak. The boys also fell to Hempfield. For the boys, there were three individual wins: Jake Hauser in diving; Chase Marco in the 100 backstroke; and Dylan Cowan in the 100 breaststroke. The annual Hempfield vs. Derry Doggy Paddle Relay trophy was snatched away from Hempfield by the Trojan team of R. Repak, Lenka Ohler, Cowan, and Marco. Congratulations.

2. Lockers

The lockers rooms will be cleaned and disinfected over the Christmas Holiday. Please remove all locks and empty all contents before December 22.  This includes the middle school and high school locker rooms; team rooms A and B and the pool locker rooms.

3. Ugly Sweater

There is an ugly Christmas sweater contest on Friday. Come to school wearing your ugliest Christmas sweater!


Hamburger with or without American Cheese and Baked French Fries

According to Forbes, the CEO’s of the top five weapons contractors average over $20 million a year in compensation… while a huge amount of military families are struggling to put food on the table.


The NBA has announced that next year, the League MVP trophy will be named after Michael Jordan, who played #23 for the Chicago Bulls and is widely considered the G.O.A.T. According to Yahoo!, Jordan averaged 30.1 points per game for his career, was an 11-time All-NBA selection, was named an All-Star every season, was the Defensive Player of the Year in 1987-88,  and was an All-Defensive selection nine times.


There’s not a day that I don’t think about this building and worry about something happening here.

Said Greensburg Mayor Robb Bell about the old AdvancedFurniture building has been abandoned for about 40 years and has become much more than an eyesore. Officials now consider it a threat to public safety and the building’s demolition marks a significant step in a new plan by Westmoreland County leaders to target blight., according to WTAE.