Archive - Dec 2011 - Sports Article
Shortly after the junior high wrestlers kick off their season, the ninth-grade basketball team opens its season Friday afternoon. The ninth-grade basketball team, coached by Brandon Krug (not pictured), is (front, from left) Dakota Byers, Dakota Thomas, Ruben Taylor; (middle) Ethan Ambler, Ryan Sloniger, Brandon Blose; (back) Andy Fedigan, Adam Ferko, Jared Burkett and Logan Reed. The boys' and girls' varsity teams will also open their seasons Friday night at the Marion Center Tip-Off Tournament.
Local youngster Caleb Bodenhorn, of Punxsutawney, nabbed this high-and-wide spike, his first buck, Saturday while hunting in Bell Township. The buck weighed in at 160 pounds.
Ryan Peffer, of Big Run, brought down this 150-pound four-point, his first buck, at 4:20 p.m. Saturday while hunting in Indiana County.
Chandler Emhoff, 13, of Worthville, harvested this 150-pound, six-point buck at 4:30 p.m. last Monday while hunting near Lantz's Bottom.
Kylee Lingenfelter, 11, of Punxsutawney, shot her first buck â€” a 140-pound seven-point â€” Saturday at 8 a.m. while hunting in the Ringgold area.
Punxsutawney local Sammy Gigliotti, 12, took down this six-point buck, weighing in at 115 pounds, last Monday while hunting in Bell Township. This was Gigliotti's first buck.
ROSSITER â€” Back in late October, Vernon Winebark, of Rossiter, received a call he's been waiting for the past nine years: One confirming that he was one-of-56 lucky hunters chosen to receive an elk license in the Pennsylvania Game Commission's annual license drawing.
Even better news came in that phone call when he was informed that he was one of just 18 hunters to receive a tag to bring down a bull this year.
Local youngster Garrett Swartz shot this eight-point buck with an impressive 18-inch spread Monday, the opening day of season, while hunting in the Grange area.
Megan Wazelle, of Punxsutawney, brought down this 185-pound seven-point Monday while hunting in the Adrian area. The buck was Megan's first.
Carlie Woods, 17, of Punxsutawney, nabbed this 160-pound, four-point buck Tuesday while hunting in the Rossiter area.