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DTSD Announces October Athletes of the Month

DTSD Announces October Athletes of the Month

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

HHS Seniors Participate in Fall Signing Day

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

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

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...

Hershey Boys Soccer Defeats Lampeter-Strasburg 1-0

Hershey Boys Soccer Defeats Lampeter-Strasburg 1-0

Caroline Glus, Reporter

September 19, 2019

The Hershey Trojans defeated the Pioneers of Lampeter-Strasburg with a score of 1-0 on Friday, September 13th, 2019.  Hershey's lone goal was scored by Elliott Stalebrinck assisted by Kyle Hand with fifteen minutes left in the second half. Trojan’s goalie Teagan Therit had a save on a penalty...

Editorial: Schools Should Have Later Start Times

Emma Russell, Reporter

August 23, 2019

“Nationwide, 25.4% of students got 8 or more hours of sleep on an average school night,” said the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a United States federal health organization, in a 2017 research study. It is recommended teenagers get eight and a half to nine and a half hours of sleep every night. Insuffi...

Extracurriculars Have Value in College Applications Say Students

Riley Manjerovic, Reporter

May 30, 2019

Sports, clubs, internships, and clubs all bear the definite value for college applicants. Students at Hershey High School and neighboring Palmyra High School said participating in extracurriculars definitely helped them in their college application process.  Having sports, clubs and other activiti...

The King is Almost Done: Senior Alexei King is Riding the Rest of the Year Out With No Worries

Maddie Smith, Reporter

May 29, 2019

The end of this Hershey student's high school journey has come to a close sooner than he thought. Alexei King is a Hershey high school senior graduating in 2019. He has less than a month until graduation. Like most high school seniors, King can’t wait to get out and enjoy his last summer as a ...

Editorial: Some high school sports are too intense

Anika Hosenfeld, Reporter

May 21, 2019

12 year old Tyler Kopp was hit in the chest by a lacrosse ball.  He then collapsed and stopped breathing. Kopp never regained his consciousness and passed away five days later due to his injuries. Some high school sports are too intense for kids. According to Stop Sports Injuries, high scho...

Editorial: Michael Phelps is the Greatest Athlete of All Time

Noah Drexler, Reporter

May 17, 2019

ESPN recently published a list of the top 20 athletes who dominated their respective sports in the last 20 years. The list is based on data that ESPN collected and they gave each athlete a dominance rating, and contained famous names like Michael Jordan and Peyton Manning. One name that was omitted was...

Hershey’s Girls’ Lacrosse Beat Mechanicsburg

Hershey’s Girls’ Lacrosse Beat Mechanicsburg

Eva Baker, Reporter

April 26, 2019

The Hershey’s girls’ lacrosse team won 18-0 on home turf against Mechanicsburg on April 23, 2019, at 7 pm. The game ended early due to lightning. 7:19 remained on the clock in the second half. Hershey sophomore Katana Nelson scored their first goal 11 seconds into the game.  She scored again la...

Hershey Winter Sports Season has mixed results

Hershey Winter Sports Season has mixed results

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney

March 26, 2019

Boys Basketball: record 9-13 Coming off a fifth place finish in Districts for the 2017-18 season, the boys basketball team didn’t perform as well as they had hoped. While the beginning of the season was promising for the Trojans (the team was at .500 entering mid-January), they went on to lo...

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