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Superintendent: Mr. Eric Curry
Principal: Kathy Perry
Athletic Director: Brett Miller
982 N. Chestnut Street, Derry, PA, 15627
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Derry seniors pass the torch to underclassmen
November 18, 2018
A loss, not even a defeat in the WPIAL Class 3A Championship game to Aliquippa, does not diminish the season for Derry football. Derry's senior class just finished an impressive run, going 31-5, winning three conference titles and reaching the WPIAL playoffs three consecutive seasons. They made the semifinals in

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Aliquippa forces Derry to throw more in WPIAL Class 3A final
November 17, 2018
Aliquippa saw a thin spot in the Derry offense, exploited it, and parlayed it into a WPIAL football championship. The Quips used their athletic, ball-hawking secondary to intercept five Derry passes -- three by Quips standout MJ Devonshire -- in Saturday's 42-19 victory in the Class 3A title game at

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WPIAL Class 3A final notebook: Aliquippa adds to district-best title total
Aliquippa added its WPIAL-leading 17th football title Saturday with a 42-19 victory over Derry. The Quips are now 17-12 all-time in WPIAL championship games. For Derry, it was a long afternoon in its first WPIAL title game appearance. Prior to Saturday, one of its predecessor schools, Derry Township, lost the

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Aliquippa routs Derry to claim 17th WPIAL Class 3A championship
Aliquippa couldn't have asked for a better start to the WPIAL Class 3A championship game Saturday at Heinz Field. Derry couldn't have started worse. The Quips took advantage of two Derry turnovers and a long punt return in the first quarter, built a three-touchdown lead and rolled to their 17th

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Derry’s plan: Run and run some more
November 16, 2018
There is no secret to what the Derry football team wants to do offensively. The Trojans are going to run and run some more. They only pass out of necessity. When Derry trailed North Catholic by three touchdowns in the WPIAL Class 3A semifinals, coach Tim Sweeney didn't abandon the

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Highway to Heinz culminates in Saturday’s 3 things to watch in high school sports
Eight teams are headed to the big house hoping to strike gold on the North Shore of Pittsburgh. For the 18th year in a row, the WPIAL will be holding four of its football championship games at Heinz Field. There are a couple of rookie teams tasting the title game

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A Derry grad and former Penn State LB, Tim Sweeney spearheaded the Trojans’ turnaround
Derry used to have a stripe down the center of its football helmets and decals on the side. Then an old fuddy duddy came along and wiped the mustard-yellow domes clean. He did the same to the program's deficient past. Tim Sweeney will lead his Derry team (11-1) onto the

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Five things to watch in Saturday’s WPIAL football championships
Saturday could be a historic night at Heinz Field for the WPIAL, Thomas Jefferson and coach Bill Cherpak. If his Jaguars win the WPIAL Class 4A title, Cherpak would tie West Allegheny coach Bob Palko for the most titles in WPIAL history and TJ would become only the third team

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WPIAL Class 3A final preview capsule: Aliquippa vs. Derry
WPIAL Class 3A championship No. 1 Aliquippa (11-1) vs. No. 2 Derry (11-1) 2 p.m. Saturday, Heinz Field On the air: Pittsburgh the CW-TV; 1230 AM, 1460 AM, 107.1 FM, 97.3 FM, 1480 AM; TribHSSN.triblive.com Coaches: Mike Warfield, Aliquippa; Tim Sweeney, Derry Winner plays: The winner gets a bye in

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Chick’s Picks reaches out to The Boss for advice on Week 12 predictions
November 15, 2018
Welcome to Week 12 of the high school football season. After struggling with last week's predictions, Chick's Picks decided to call a meeting with The Boss in hopes of salvaging her stellar overall season record. The Boss reluctantly agreed, and the two met for lunch. Chick's Picks did not want

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