Records expected to fall at WCCA swim meet By Karen Kadilak
If recent history is any indication, records probably will fall at the Westmoreland County Coaches Association swimming and diving championship meet Friday and Saturday at ...
Derry girls basketball chasing elusive winning season By Zach Brendza
Last season the Derry girls basketball team made the WPIAL playoffs for the first time in seven years.
The Trojans finished fourth in Section 3-AAA with a 7-7 section record and were 9-13 overall.
Heading into this year, coach Rich Zemba thinks the Trojans can build off their success and accomplish ...
Derry boys basketball hoping to change losing ways By Zach Brendza
It’s been a long time since Derry’s boys basketball team made the playoffs. It’s been an even longer time since it had a winning season.
“You gotta get over that hump,” coach Damon Rause said. “You gotta hope that you maintain a group that stays together and stays committed.”
The Trojans last ...
Latrobe, Derry runners qualify for PIAA meet By Zach Brendza
The Latrobe and Derry cross country teams competed in the WPIAL championships at Cooper’s Lake Campground last week with a few runners standing out from the pack.
The meet was highlighted by Derry’s Micky Phillippi and Brian Harr qualifying for the PIAA championship in the Class AA boys race. Latrobe’s Maria ...
Derry shuts out Waynesburg but falls short in bid for playoff berth By Karen Price
Derry entered the regular-season finale against Waynesburg on Friday knowing if it won and Brownsville defeated Burgettstown that it would advance to the WPIAL playoffs.
The Trojans did their part, winning 26-0. After the game, however, the players learned Brownsville lost and their season was over.
“We’re an emotional locker room right ...
Derry tennis caps season in 1st round By Zach Brendza
The Derry girls tennis team ended the season on an all-too-familiar sour note.
The Trojans lost 4-1 to Greensburg Central Catholic in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs to end the season. Last year, Derry lost to GCC in the same circumstances by a score of 5-0.
Derry hasn’t won a ...
Strong defense, blocked punt return key for Derry in win over Brownsville By Les Harvath
Derry defensive lineman Matt Marron blocked a Brownsville punt and returned the ball 20 yards for a touchdown with 2:50 remaining in the game to give the Trojans a 15-12 come-from-behind victory over visiting Brownsville in the Class AA Interstate Conference on Friday.
The win was the fourth straight in ...
Latrobe, Derry teams prepare for WCCA meet By Zach Brendza
Eleven schools will travel to Youngwood Thursday to compete in this year’s Westmoreland County Coaches Association cross country meet.
The Latrobe and Derry cross country teams expect solid results at the event, hosted by Westmoreland County Community College.
Latrobe coach Todd Simpson said the Latrobe girls team is a strong contender to ...
Derry rallies to down Southmoreland By Jason Black
Russ Grimm Field has hosted many football games over the years, but the one Friday between Southmoreland and visiting Derry likely will rank as one ...