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2020 Olympic Games Postponed to at least 2021

Clare Canavan, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2020

By: Clare Canavan Although the International Olympic Committee (IOC)  has not published an official statement about the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Dick Pound, veteran International Olympic Committee member,  told USA TODAY Sports on Monday that the games will be postponed du...

Breaking: PIAA Announces Sports Postponed Another Two Weeks

Hershey senior Donte Hibbert faces his opponent in the 160 pound match. Hibbert plans to attend Messiah University next year. (Broadcaster/ Leah Koppenhaver)

Dan Hogan, Sports Reporter

March 23, 2020

By: Dan Hogan The PIAA announced via Twitter Monday, March 23, 2020 that the start of spring sports and possible re-start of winter championships will be further postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://twitter.com/PIAASports/status/1242182953335218184 This comes after Governor Tom Wolf...

DTSD, HSS and COVID-19/Coronavirus: Regular Updates Here

COVID-19 virus is pictured in an artists rendering.  (US State Department)

Broadcaster Staff

March 12, 2020

Our goal is to provide clear information on what is going on: what to do to stay safe, how to avoid misinformation and rumors, what events have been cancelled, and more. Education updates: Keystones off, AP exams are at-home, and no online teaching from DTSD teachers By: Eva Baker and Clare Canavan To help prevent th...

How Will HHS’s New Start Times Impact Athletics?

Kate Clark, Claire Sheppard, and Olivia Bratton

February 19, 2020

New school start times    Derry Township has announced a new plan for school start times for the 2021-2022 school year. After looking into the benefits of later start times for teenagers, Superintendent Joe McFarland has found that implementing later start times for students at Hershey Hi...

Feature: Joey Corado Impacts Hershey High School On and Off the Field

Joey Corado kicks for a field goal. Corado will kick for his final year at Hershey High School as a senior in the 2020-2021 school year. (Broadcaster/Lauren Cribbs)

Lauren Cribbs, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Hershey High School (HHS) junior, Joey Corado, is the varsity kicker for the Trojans Football team and an avid athlete. During Corado’s time at HHS, he has had many accomplishments as an athlete. He has been the varsity starting kicker since his freshman year, plays point guard for the varsity bask...

HHS Hosts Winter Signing Day

From left to right, Katie Jones, Colin Kondracki, Ian McDonald, Alec Newman, Evan Walters, and Adam Wildasin smile as they prepare to sign their commitments to their college of choice. (Broadcaster/ Paige Dalto)

Paige Dalto, Head Copy Editor

February 7, 2020

Hershey High School hosted its winter signing day for seniors committing to college for athletics on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.  Six seniors participated in this event, including Katie Jones, Colin Kondracki, Ian McDonald, Alec Newman, Evan Walters, and Adam Wildasin. ...

Girls Varsity Basketball Falls Short Against Lower Dauphin

Sophomore Mary Cotter prepares to pass the ball to her teammate in the varsity basketball game against the Lower Dauphin Falcons. The Trojans lost to the Falcons 52-33 on Friday, January 10, 2020. (Broadcaster/Claire Sheppard)

Claire Sheppard and Lucy Farmen

January 24, 2020

The Hershey High School (HHS) Girls Basketball team lost to the Lower Dauphin Falcons with a final score of 52-33 on Friday, January 10th, 2020.  The Trojans kept the score close with the Falcons early ending the first quarter with a score of 15-12.  During the second quarter, Lower Dauphin b...

DTSD Announces December Athletes of the Month

The competitive cheer team is captured enjoying the moments after their first place announcement. The cheerleaders referred to themselves as “the underdogs” and still came out on top of their first competition. (Submitted by Katie Canavan)

Olivia Bratton, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2020

The Derry Township School District has named the high school athletes for the month of December. Following their District III Championship, the competitive cheer team is the female nomination. Also, junior basketball player Jackson Mascari has been named as the male nomination.  The Hershey High School cheerleading team is...

Hershey Trojans Boys Basketball Lose Cedar Cliff Colts

Lauren Cribbs and Julia Grenoble

January 7, 2020

The Hershey High School (HHS) Boys Basketball team was defeated by the Cedar Cliff Colts with a final score of 48-38 on Friday, December 13, 2019. Trojans kept a tight score for the majority of the game, however, the game was back and forth. The Trojans ended the first half with a score of 20-19. ...

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 ...

HHS Seniors Participate in Fall Signing Day

Tanner Updegraff poses with his friends in Lock Haven apparel. Updegraff transferred to Hershey his junior year, and in his first season at HHS, he placed third at the PIAA state tournament. (Broadcaster/Katie Jones)

Clare Canavan, Katie Jones, and Ashlyn Weidman

November 22, 2019

Hershey High School seniors signed their National Letter of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday, November 13th.  Thus far, 11 seniors have decided to continue their athletic career onto colleges across a wide variety of universities and divisions. This is the first of two signing days for high school athle...

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 ...

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