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DTSD Announces October Athletes of the Month

Amanda Gerrish has been competing in tournament golf for five years. She placed in the Mid-Penn, District, and State match. (Photo by Michele Gerrish)

Olivia Bratton, Editor in Chief

November 26, 2019

The Derry Township School District has nominated the athletes of the month for October. Senior Brendon Shea and Junior Amanda Gerrish were recognized as the male and female recipients of this award.  Shea is honored for his contribution to the boys cross country team along with his individual success this ...

NCAA Announces Athletes May Now Profit Off of Name, Image, and Likeness

President of the NCAA Mark Emmert poses for a picture. On Tuesday, the NCAA started the process of allowing college athletes to profit from their image. (NCAA)

Dan Hogan, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The NCAA announced that their board members voted unanimously to start the process of allowing collegiate athletes to profit from names, image, and likeness "in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.” According to ESPN, all changes should make sure student-athletes have the same opportunities ...

Editorial: High School Athletes Shouldn’t Have to Participate in PhysEd. Classes

Mallory Gillespie, Reporter

November 4, 2019

When Jake began playing basketball in second grade, he had no idea what was to come. Soon he would have morning lifts before school, practice after, and games until late at night. Additionally, he is expected to be an athletic and academic role model at school. He must find time to study, do homework...

Editorial: Why athletes shouldn’t “stick to sports”

Kieran Hogan, Reporter

May 30, 2018

In the last several years, a growing number of professional athletes have decided not to “stick to sports”, but rather support what they believe is right. The phrase “stick to sports” has become a common rebuke to nearly any figure in the world of sports, used when they express a political o...

Editorial: College Athletes Should Be Paid

The 15 highest paid college coaches with their salaries, schools, and sports from The Quad. Collectively, these 15 coaches make 74,812,501 dollars and on average 4,987,500, making them some of the highest paid people in America. (The Quad)

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

May 22, 2018

College athletics is one of the biggest-money businesses generating 11 billion dollars in annual revenue, yet the athletes responsible for it all go unpaid.  This needs to change. There are 27 universities that make at least $100 million annually from their athletic department, according to Business I...

Athletes and Coach Express Different Views on Preseason

Meredith Gould, Reporter

October 12, 2016

The work begins long before the season does. For athletes at Hershey High School, the fall sports season begins with the preseason. Filled with hours of training, coaches whip their athletes in “game shape” during the fall preseason. Sophomore Katie Cocco, varsity soccer player, said preseason ...

HHS Athletes Navigate Division I Recruiting Process

HHS Athletes Navigate Division I Recruiting Process

Elaina Joyner, Reporter

October 4, 2016

Their journey to college athletics began with the simple love of the game. Senior Ali Cronin took up field hockey in second grade and is headed to Georgetown next fall.  Sammy Steele loved hockey the moment he began and heads to Arizona State in two years.  Hershey High School’s Athletic Director Scot...

Trojan Pride Lives on with the New Athletic Director

Trojan Pride Lives on with the New Athletic Director

Bella D'Adderio, Managing Editor

September 27, 2016

At Hershey High School, the previous athletic directors have seemed invisible to the student body. Now, that has completely changed. Until this year, most students at Hershey didn’t know who their athletic director was. Although ever since Scott Govern came to the school, he’s become the newest “cheerleader” of HHS. With fif...

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