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Chucks' defense keys Senior Night soccer shutout

October 17, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — When a team cannot put many shots on goal, it is tough to win. The Punxsy boys' soccer defenders were very successful at keeping visiting Karns City to six shots to record a 2-0 shutout on Senior Night at Jack F. LaMarca Stadium.

"That was District-IX caliber defense on the field all night," proclaimed Chucks coach Phil Shenkle to his players after the game.

Punxsy XC dominates Brookville in final dual meet

October 17, 2012

BROOKVILLE — In the next-to-last tuneup for the District IX championship, Punxsy was able to easily handle Brookville, 16-47, in boys' cross country on Tuesday afternoon in Brookville.

"It is not an easy course with a hill for the final mile," explained Chucks coach John Smith. "Our first four had good times."

Punxsy completed its dual meet schedule a perfect 9-0 with the defeat of Brookville.

Crosstown Ministries invites kids of all ages to ‘Fall for Jesus'

October 17, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — You can "Fall for Jesus" this weekend as Crosstown Ministries — a collaboration of Grace United Methodist Church and Woodland Avenue United Methodist Church — will hold a Vacation Bible School (VBS) reunion Saturday at Grace United Methodist Church in Young Township just below the Punxsutawney Area Hospital.

"There will be classes, songs, snacks and crafts for the whole family, ages nursery through adult," said Shelly Bishop, education chair for Grace United Methodist Church.

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