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January 16th, 2014

Punxsy looks for revenge in rematches against Bradford

January 16, 2014

The Punxsy boys' basketball and the Punxsy girls' basketball will take on rival Bradford tonight, as both teams will look for revenge in a rematch of the 2013 D-IX title games. The boys will be at home, while the girls will travel out to Bradford. Both tip times are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

January 13th

Girls' basketball plays host to St. Marys

January 13, 2014

The Punxsy girls' basketball team will play host to St. Marys tonight, before heading on the road for their next three games. Also in action will be the boys' basketball team, as they'll head to St. Marys to take on the Dutchmen.

January 9th

Girls' basketball looks to take care of Holidaysburg tonight

January 9, 2014

After the boys' basketball team traveled to Harmony last night — which you can read the full recap of in today's copy of the newspaper — the girls' basketball team will play host to Holidaysburg. Varsity tip time is 7:30 p.m.

January 8th

Wrestling, boys' basketball return to action

January 8, 2014

Both the boys' basketball team and the girls' basketball team took on ECC on Wednesday night. Be sure to grab a copy of The Spirit for full recaps. Tonight, the wrestling team returns to the mat after a nearly two-week hiatus, as they'll travel to Ridgway. The boys' basketball team will also be in action tonight, as they'll travel to Harmony.

January 7th

Basketball teams back in action tonight

January 7, 2014

Both the boys' and girls' basketball teams will be back in action tonight. The boys will play host to Elk County Catholic at 7:30 p.m., while the girls will travel to ECC. The ninth-grade and JV boys' basketball teams will be in action prior to the varsity game.

January 6th

Boys' basketball games canceled for tonight

January 6, 2014

With Punxsutawney Area High School being shut down today, the 7th, 8th, 9th, JV and Varsity boys' basketball games have been postponed, as well. The 9th, JV and Varsity games will be made up tomorrow, as Punxsy will play host to Elk County Catholic. The junior high games will be made up on Thursday. Also playing tomorrow will the be the girls' basketball JV and Varsity teams. The Lady Chucks will travel to ECC.

December 16th, 2013

Defense, hot shooting lead Punxsy over Clearfield

December 16, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — As of late, the Lady Chucks had been struggling from the field in back-to-back games against Brookville and Keystone.

Head Coach Randy Reitz preached the importance of sticking with it, because the shots have to eventually fall.

In Monday's 66-24 win over Clearfield, all of the shots went Punxsy's way.

"I think playing at home with familiar surroundings gave us some confidence," Reitz said. "When you knock down the first two or three jump shots, it's a lot easier to play this game."

Pick up today's copy of The Spirit to read the full story.

November 19th

Clayton Dale named winner of King's Court

November 19, 2013

For pictures of all the King's Court finalists, be sure to pick up today's copy of The Spirit.

November 12th

Annual Powder Puff game ends in 14-14 tie

November 12, 2013

You've heard of the "Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field" in Green Bay, Wisc., but on Tuesday night, it was Jack LaMarca Stadium that held the title.

While the Punxsy Chucks' season came to an end two weeks ago, the girls of Punxsutawney Area High School took to the field in whiteout conditions, as the Jailbreak Juniors battled the Scandalous Seniors for the Annual Powder Puff game.

Both teams fought back and forth, but when neither team could score in overtime, the game was called at 14-14.

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

October 31st

Feeling like Deja Vu: Bradford completes season sweep of Punxsy for D-IX title

October 31, 2013

ST. MARYS — Last season, after a regular season loss to the Bradford Lady Owls, the Lady Chucks volleyball team got its revenge in the D-IX title game.

This year, after a three-set sweep at Punxsy, it looked as if the same storyline had a chance to play out.

Unfortunately for Punxsy, the Lady Chucks were unable to have a repeat
performance of last year.

Rather, it was Bradford that repeated with another three-set sweep of the Lady Chucks to become the District IX champs.

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