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Still rollin': Punxsy wins opener at Sectionals

July 2, 2013

It was an all-around solid performance for the Punxsy 11- and 12-year-old softball All-Stars Tuesday night in Saegertown, as they opened the tournament with a 5-0 win over the host.

Grace Aikens (pictured here) belted a two-RBI double and pitched two scoreless innings to help her team earn the victory.

Read the full story in Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Groundhog Festival events Schedule for Today, Thursday

July 2, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The schedule for today's activities at the Groundhog Festival is as follows:

• 10 a.m. — Registration for the Three-Wheel Race (ages 3-4);

• 10:30 a.m. — Registration for Three-Wheel Race II (ages 5-7);

• 10:30 a.m. — Three-Wheel Race I;

• 11 a.m. — Three-Wheel Race II;

• 11 a.m. — Registration for Scooter Race (ages 7-9, no power-assisted scooters);

•11:30 am. — Scooter Race;

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Make-A-Wish Face Painting;

Get ready to run! Tonight is the 18th Annual PACC Groundhog 5K

July 2, 2013

It's time for the 18th Annual Community Center 5K/2-mile Walk, which will be held tonight at 7 p.m.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Punxsutawney Community Center, a non-profit organization.

Race registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., and the actual race will begin at 7 p.m. in front of Barclay Square and the Eagles.

Pictured here are Dan McGinley, assistant to the director of the Community Center (left), and Rob McCoy, director of the Community Center, standing behind the official T-shirts that will be worn.

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