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Lady Chucks volleyball squad storms past Clearfield, heads to District IX championship

October 31, 2012

Punxsy outside hitter Emilee States taps the ball back over the net with Taylor Newcome (11) and Ivy Phillips looking on as part of the 3-0 sweep of Clearfield Wednesday night in Punxsutawney to advance to the D-IX championship game tonight in St. Marys.

For the full story, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

Bly boots Owls past Chucks for D-IX boys' soccer title

October 31, 2012

DuBOIS — On a rainy Halloween night, Bradford's Cody Bly turned out to be no treat for the Punxsy boys' soccer team. Bly found the net three times to boot the Owls past the Chucks to claim the District IX title, 3-1.

"We were outplayed. Bradford was the better team tonight," explained Chucks head coach Phil Shenkle. "We did a lot of things very well, but Bradford was just better in the game."

The night started off rough for Punxsy, especially for its goalkeeper Tristan Acre. The junior not only hurt his knee in the pregame warmups but was forced to leave the game three minutes in.

Five years and still going strong: My Fair Lady marks anniversary today

October 31, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — It would be fair to say that My Fair Lady in downtown Punxsutawney has had a fairly good run over the past five years.

"Today is our fifth anniversary, and it has been a very interesting five years of growth," said Bev Fairman, owner of My Fair Lady.

"We tried to keep the store to the period by retaining the original tin ceiling, which was covered by the suspended ceiling and actually helped to preserve it," Fairman said, adding that over the years, it could've been damaged if it had been exposed.

She described My Fair Lady as a gallery and gift store.

Children’s Loft Consignment holds ribbon cutting ceremony

October 31, 2012

For more details, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

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