Archive - Feb 12, 2013
KNOX â€” After a tough stretch of games, the Chucks were able to bounce back into the win column on Monday night.
Punxsy did what it needed to do, including using a new defense, to prevail over Keystone, 55-45.
â€śIt was a great comeback win after being down last week and losing three games,â€ť stressed Chucks head coach Dirk Neal. â€śWe bounced back against a nice 14-win team in Keystone, which was in a must win game for them. The kids really hustled and did the little things they had to do to win.â€ť
FOXBURG â€” When the shots are dropping, the Punxsy Lady Chucks have been winning this season.
On Monday night, the Lady Chucks started the night hitting their shots for a strong start on their way to a 59-39 victory over the host Lady Falcons of A-C Valley.
â€śWe shot the ball very well tonight. We had good look and did a nice job running our offense,â€ť commented Lady Chucks coach Randy Reitz.
The Punxsy director continued, â€śOur defense, we continued to press the ball very well and we able to get a lot of turnovers off it.â€ť
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” After scoring the game's first 18 points, the eighth-grade Chucks boys' hoops team used the early surge to down the Rovers of Brockway by the same margin, 44-26, in Punxsutawney on Monday afternoon.
The Punxsy victory improved the team's season record to 12-6. The team has now won five of its past six contests, including the last four. The Monday win also gave the home team a â€¨measure of revenge, after dropping the second game of the year at Brockway.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” The new owners of the site of the former Punxsutawney Hotel requested, at Monday's Punxsutawney Borough Council meeting, to temporarily close eight parking spaces in the Punxsy Hotel municipal parking lot in order to accommodate crews for the building of a new establishment.
Ebbie Mark, of Dobson Inc., contractor for the construction, spoke to
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” Growing up in Punxsutawney, Ashley Parsons knew from
the time she was a very little girl that she wanted to be a nurse and help others.