3 things to know for December 16: In Sports, Hometown HQ, Volleyball Forms


1. In Sports…

  • Derry Area (4-3) raced out to a 46-25 first-half lead en route to an 81-68 win at Greensburg Salem. Gabe Carbonara & Ethan Frye led the Trojans with 23 apiece.
  • The Greensburg Salem Lady Lions soundly defeated the Derry Area Lady Trojans 56-20.  Derry was led by Mara Lewis with 6 points.
  • The Lady Trojan swimmers tamed the East Allegheny Wildcats last night, going undefeated in every event.
  • The men’s team put up their dandiest effort but came up a mere 3 points short. Individual first places included Avery Haake in the 100 butterfly and Chase Marco in the 100 backstroke.

2. Hometown HQ

Watch Hometown HQ on Saturday and 11:00 AM on KDKA as Derry’s Academic Quiz Team competes!

3. Volleyball Forms

All students planning to participate in the Christmas Volleyball Tournament are reminded that forms are due to Mr. Spencer Monday.


Pizza Square, Sweet Corn, and Garden Salad

Uber Eats is starting to roll out sidewalk robots for food deliveries. Soon, you could be picking up your food from a robot. 


Tyrell Terry, the Dallas Mavericks‘ 2020 No. 31 pick, retired from basketball on Thursday with a heartfelt message posted to Instagram that cited his struggle with anxiety.


After being told by the studio to announce my return back in October, prior to their hire, this news isn’t the easiest, but that’s life. The changing of the guard is something that happens. I respect that.

Said British actor Henry Cavill, announcing that he will no longer be donning the red cape as Superman in the DC Comics extended cinematic universe.