3 things to know for January 9: Basketball Wins, Jr. High Wrestling, Sobota Visits

3 things to know for January 9: Basketball Wins, Jr. High Wrestling, Sobota Visits

1. Basketball Wins

Derry Area (5-5; 1-2) defeated Apollo-Ridge 67-50 on the road to earn a Section 3 3A win led by Nate Papuga’s 18 points. JV also got a win 37-29. 

2. Jr. High Wrestling Represents

The Derry Area Jr, High Wrestling team placed 2nd out of 18 teams at the Southmoreland Tournament this past weekend. First place winners included Rocco DeCario, Mason Horwat, and Brady Brown.

3. Sobota Visits

Former Derry graduate, Morgan Sobota, will be here on Tuesday, Jan 10, during homeroom to do a presentation on the Corps of Cadets at Virginia Tech, a military component of the student body at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

If you would like to attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Swisher in room E310 to sign-up. The meeting will take place in the Audion during homeroom.


BBQ Rib-a-que Sandwich, Tater Tots, and Baked Beans

Do you want to become an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile driver? You can apply… but less than 1% of applicants are actually selected.


Despite starting the season poorly, the Pittsburgh Steelers went 7-2 down the stretch and finished with a 9-8 record after their win over the Browns Sunday.


We all won.

Tweeted Buffalo Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin from his hospital bed after his team defeated the Patriots 35-23. Hamlin is expected to be released from the hospital this week after suffering a cardiac arrest during last week’s game.