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November 29th

Bag-a-bear

November 30, 2012

November 20th

Stellar Chucks soccer campaign saluted

November 21, 2012

Punxsy boys' soccer saluted its stellar 2012 season on Tuesday night at the Punxsy First Church of God. The Chucks' seniors posed for one more photo: (front row, from left) Mike Pascuzzo, Pat Defelice and Taylor Phillips; (back row) Brendan Knarr, Lance Deets, Trevor Peace and Ty Zimmerman.

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

Bush's 'Monster Year' highlights Chucks football All-KSAC honorees

November 21, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — In football, you have players that are the key to the team's success on offense or defense. The Punxsy football team saw one of its key players, Jamie Bush, post a "monster year" in his final one donning a Chucks uniform, on both offense and defense this fall.

The Punxsy Most Valuable Player, Bush, earned All-Keystone Shortway Athletic Conference Large School notarity at both fullback and linebacker along with teammates center Jordan London, defensive end Dan McLain, wide receiver Clayton Dale and slot back Dakota Byers.

November 19th

CANDIDATES FOR 2012 FALL SPORTS OUTSTANDING PLAYERS NAMED

November 20, 2012

The nominees for The Spirit's 2012 Fall Sports Outstanding Athletes have been named, and are as follows:

Girls' Cross Country: Juliann Boddorf and Alexis Young

Girls' Golf: Lauren Giavedoni and Audrianna DeLacour

Girls' Soccer: Sydney Dubensky and Allison Fye

Girls' Tennis: Lauren Wolfe & Amber Ward

Girls' Volleyball: Chelsea Engeholm and Sydney Weaver

Boys' Cross Country: Nate Ward and Bo Dinger

Football: Garrett Zimmerman and Jamie Bush

Boys' Golf: Brandon Mancuso and Mike Blose

Boys' Soccer: Trevor Peace and Mike Pascuzzo

November 18th

Punxsy volleyball celebrate 'holding the rope' to a DIX title

November 19, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Most athletic teams take on a theme to their seasons, but the majority of the time they are left unfulfilled.

The Punxsy Lady Chucks volleyball did not let its "Holding the Rope" theme go by the way side but applied it and made it become a reality with the District IX AA championship to its credit.

The Lady Chucks celebrated their many successes and optimisms of the future on Sunday night at the New Anchor Inn in Punxsy at their season banquet.

November 16th

Punxsy resident seeks stardom in the professional wrestling ring

November 17, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Most people like to sit around in their most comfortable chair or at a table with friends in their spare time, but one Punxsy resident, Matt Bish, likes to slam his friends through them.

An avid professional wrestling fan his entire life, Matt Bish got involved in independent wrestling leagues back in 2002 when his mother, Wendy Bish, introduced him to a colleague, Christine Mancini, who wrestled for the Allied Powers Wrestling Federation (APWF), a now defunct wrestling league. Mancini introduced Bish to Ken "Bad Bubba" Brewer Jr., who was the APWF promoter at the time.

November 15th

Lady Chucks celebrate soccer's season strides

November 16, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — District and state championships teams are developed and built over years of work. The Punxsy girls' soccer team took big strides in the development toward this championship level this fall.

The Lady Chucks celebrated their hard work and honored the team's senior athletes and Most Valuable Player in their Thursday night season banquet held at the Chestnut Grove Independent Church.

November 13th

Jammin' Juniors ran 'Reitz' past the Super Seniors in Powder Puff FB

November 14, 2012

PUNXSUTAWNEY — In a low-scoring gridiron battle on a chilly Tuesday night, the Jammin' Juniors ran 'Reitz' past the Super Seniors, 8-6, in the annual Powder Puff flag-football game held at Jack F. LaMarca Stadium.

Juniors twins Emily and Ashley Reitz combined for their team's touchdown and two-point conversion runs with 10:47 left in the game for a rare Junior Class win.

The Juniors defense stopped Super Senior Chelsea Engeholm three yards short on the game-tying two-point conversion run attempt to keep it 8-6 with 1:42 left in the game.

November 11th

Brookville football falls to Kane in OT heartbreaker, 35-34

November 12, 2012

KANE — Despite a valiant fourth quarter comeback, the Brookville Raiders football team fell to the Kane Wolves, 35-34, in a District IX AA semifinal overtime heartbreaker Friday night in Kane.

Back-to-back touchdown runs from running back Zach Vroman in the fourth quarter helped the Raiders establish their first lead of the night. With the score at 28-21 and 1:59 left on the clock, the Wolves took over from their own 28-yard line.

November 9th

Bison answer battle-tough Chucks in FB playoffs

November 10, 2012

HYDE — Despite every no-contest prediction for the Friday night football sub-regional playoff, the Punxsy Chucks scored 0the most points in seven weeks against the undefeated Clearfield Bison to give the host all it could handle.

Clearfield, though, had the answer to the battle-tough Punxsy team to take away the hard-fought 38-18 victory.

Trailing 24-0 after one play in the second half, the Chucks gained their stride with the game's next two scoring drives.

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