Archive - Sports Article
October 13th, 2014
The Lady Chucks tennis team traveled to St. Marys on Monday to beat the rain and beat the Lady Rovers of Brockway for the District IX team title. Pictured here are the team members who made the trip and Punxsy Head Coach Rose Graffius (far left). With the win, Punxsy advances to the state tournament, where the Lady Chucks will face a team out of the WPIAL.
Read the full recap in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.
Punxsy earned a thrilling win in comeback fashion on Friday night on the road over the St. Marys Flying Dutch.
For a full recap from the game, pick up Saturday's print edition of The Spirit.
Other teams in action today for PAHS include:
â€¢ Boys' Soccer (Home) vs. Clarion-Limestone, 11 a.m.
â€¢ Volleyball at Kane Tournament
â€¢ JV Volleyball at ECC Tournament
Punxsy's girls' tennis team advanced to the District IX finals with a 3-2 win over St. Marys on the courts at PAHS on Wednesday.
For more from the match, plus plenty of other sports action, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.
Thursday's sports schedule is as follows:
â€¢ 7th- & 8th-grade girls' basketball vs. Brookville, 4 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' Tennis at Johnsonburg, 3:30 p.m.
â€¢ JV/Varsity Girls' Soccer at DuBois, 5 p.m.
â€¢ JV/Varsity Volleyball at DuBois, 6 p.m.
Punxsy girls' golf seniors Morgan McFarland (left) and Lauren McGee hold the District IX AA Championship plaque after Punxsy's team won the championship meet to send the Lady Chucks seniors out on a high note Monday in Brookville.
For more details from an action-packed day in PAHS sports, see Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.
Today's schedule of events includes:
â€¢ Varsity & Middle School Cross Country vs. Brockway & DCC, 4:15 p.m.
â€¢ 7/8 Girls' Basketball at Curwensville, 4 p.m.
Monday, Punxsutawney Country Club hosted the District IX Championship Tournament. Punxsy ended up on the short end of the club, falling to Bradford. For a full recap of the meet, plus plenty more from Monday's games, see Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.
Today's schedule includes:
â€¢ Boys' soccer vs. Brockway, 5 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' soccer vs. Brockway, 7 p.m.
â€¢ Cross Country at Kane, 4:15 p.m.
â€¢ Volleyball at Bradford, 7 p.m.
The Chucks golf team was the only Punxsy squad that played host on Monday, and the Chucks weren't the kindest hosts â€” defeating DuBois 180-186. The girls' golf team and volleyball team also picked up victories Monday.
Today's sports schedule includes another busy slate:
â€¢ JH Soccer vs. Philipsburg, 4 p.m.
â€¢ 7/8 GBB vs. DuBois, 4 p.m.
â€¢ Cross Country vs. Kane/DuBois, 4:15
â€¢ Boys' Soccer vs. St. Marys, 7 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' Golf at Ridgway, 3 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' Tennis at ECC, 3:30 p.m.
â€¢ Volleyball at DCC, 6/7 p.m.
On Friday night, the Chucks football team defeated the Union Knights in a shootout, 54-36, after the teams were tied 22-22 at halftime.
Pictured here is Braxton Giavedoni (11) making a catch behind Union's Drew Marsh for a 47-yard TD reception to ice the game.
For the full recap, see Saturday's print edition of The Spirit.
On Thursday, the girls' volleyball team at PAHS earned its first win over Altoona since starting the season series in 2007.
Punxsy's boys' cross country (led by Eric Ingros, pictured here) led the Chucks and Lady Chucks in a busy day of athletics with a pair of wins over Brookville and Bradford.
For more from the full day of events, see Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.
Today's events include;
â€¢ Junior High Soccer vs. Ridgway, 4 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' Soccer vs. Curwesnville, 4 p.m.
â€¢ Boys' and Girls' Golf at DuBois Invitational, 9 a.m.
â€¢ 9th-grade football at Moniteau, 6:30 p.m.