Archive - Jan 23, 2013
CLARION â On an extremely cold night outside the gymnasium, the wrestling action inside proved to have a quick turnover down the weight classes.
In a meeting of two squads with low numbers, Punxsy dominated host Clarion, 54-18, by claiming five victories in six wrestled matches in the small card affair.
âThe guys on the mat tonight looked great,â noted Chucks head coach Eric Eddy. âClarion has some holes in their lineup, but I thought we wrestled really good.â
Freshmen Eli Lambiotte (106) and Kaleb Young (126) pinned their opponents to highlight the Chucksâ individual victories.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â Following two close defeats, the Punxsy seventh-grade boys' hoops squad found the win column Monday afternoon against Brookville.
The Chucks held a comfortable 28-9 advantage after three periods before taking away the 34-25 final over the Raiders.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â All three Punxsutawney fire companies were called to a structure fire involving a shed located at 302 Ellsworth Ave. in Punxsutawney.
The shed sustained $3,000 to $4,000 in damage when it caught fire at 12:16 a.m. Tuesday.
"The fire was knocked down when I arrived on scene," said Bryan Smith, Punxsutawney Fire Department chief.
Smith said the fire burned a spot through the wall and a hole in the floor of the shed, which housed two four wheelers and numerous tools.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â What are four first-year, first-semester culinary students doing entering a timed cooking competition that pitted them against some of the most recognizable industry names in the nation?
Bringing home a bronze medal, that's what.
Jan. 10 and 11, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts students Bradley Drake, 31, John Mink, 26, J'aime Abramowitz, 28, and Megan Kauffman, 21 â a Punxsy native â competed in the Skidmore College ACF Sanctioned Culinary Competition at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.