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Derry tennis hitting stride in Section 3

By Kevin Lohman
The Derry girls tennis team opened up section play this season with a five-match winning streak; since then the Trojans (8-3, 7-1) have continued their warpath and now find themselves in second place in Section 3-AA. The red-hot start didn’t come as a total surprise to coach Tom Tatone, but …
Derry tops Charleroi to end losing streak
By Les Harvath
With 20 seconds remaining, first-year Derry coach Tim Sweeney saw it coming. With his Trojans upending visiting Charleroi, 35-6, Sweeney was on the receiving end of the ice bucket treatment, and it had nothing to do with charity. “I saw them coming out of the corner of my eye,” Sweeney …
Greensburg Tribune-Review athletes of the week: Penn-Trafford’s Galen Kreutzberger, Derry’s Lauren Felix
By Andrew John
Galen Kreutzberger School: Penn-Trafford Year: Senior Sport: Soccer Claim to fame: Kreutzberger scored a pair of goals and added an assist to lead Penn-Trafford (2-0) …
Experienced Derry volleyball team relying on senior class
By Alex Oltmanns
After going through last season without a single returning starter from the year before, the Derry girls volleyball team’s roster was composed of primarily inexperienced players. But as the team begins play in 2014, the Trojans are using the previous 6-7 campaign as a learning experience and now feature five …
No. 10 Mt. Pleasant uses 4th-quarter outburst to pull away
By Les Harvath
Mt. Pleasant exploded for three touchdowns in a 90-second span early in the fourth quarter to break open a tight Class AA Interstate Conference game to defeat host Derry, 35-7, on Friday night. Trailing 14-7 at the half, Derry took the second-half kickoff and marched from its 20-yard line to …
Former player set to lead Derry soccer
By Alex Oltmanns
Entering the 2014 season, Derry will look to one of its alums to help lead the boys soccer team to new heights. David Nicholson, a 1999 Derry graduate, ascends to the position after spending the last two years as a volunteer assistant on the Trojans sideline. “It’s kind of exciting …
New coach hopes to end rough stretch at Derry
By Andrew Erickson 8:55 p.m.
Derry football has had a trying last two years, but first-year coach Tim Sweeney once again is trying to make things competitive. The Trojans have …
Derry girls soccer continues to show improvement
By Alex Oltmanns
The Derry girls soccer team’s record over the past two seasons might not show it, but the Trojans are a program on the rise. With just one win last season after a two-win season in 2012, Mark Curcio’s team is looking ahead to continued improvement in his fourth year at …
Lots of excitement for 1st-year coaches at Derry, Latrobe, Norwin
By Paul Schofield
You don’t have to be a high school football player to be excited about the start of the season. It also was a big day …

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