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Lady Chucks defend home court on Defend Against Cancer Night

January 22, 2015

On Defend Against Cancer Night at PAHS, the Lady Chucks turned up the defensive pressure to match the evening’s theme en route to a 57-39 victory over DuBois.

Pictured here, Alyssa Reitz (right) and Hope Bridge clamp down on the defensive end in the paint as Anna Horner (back, right) looks to help.

Bridge also had a big night offensively, scoring 22 points.

For a full recap, see Friday's print edition of The Spirit.

Friday's PAHS athletics schedule includes the following:

• 7/8/9 Boys' Basketball at DuBois, 4 p.m.

• JV/Varsity Boys' Basketball at DuBois, 6/7:30 p.m.

Rough night for Punxsy varsity sports

January 21, 2015

The Lady Chucks and Chucks basketball teams, in addition to the wrestling squad, were all in action on Tuesday night in Punxsutawney. Unfortunately for Punxsy, all three fell to their opponents.

For full recaps from the games, see Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Today's schedule includes no varsity meets, with the junior high players taking center stage:

• 7/8/9 Boys' Basketball vs. Altoona, 4 p.m. (4:15 p.m. for 9th)

Route 36 Rivalry Revival!

January 19, 2015

On Monday night, Ethan Riley (pictured here firing up a shot over Brookville's Jordan Tosh) and John Matthews each scored 12 points to help lead the Chucks past the Brookville Raiders to earn a 50-37 victory and a boys' basketball sweep in the Route 36 Rivalry this season.

For a full recap from the game, see Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.

Tuesday's athletic schedule includes the following contests:

• JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball vs. Forest Hills, 6/7:30 p.m.

• JH/Varsity Wrestling at Clarion, 6/7 p.m.

• JV/Varsity Boys' Basketball at Homer Center, 6/7:30 p.m.

Punxsy sweeps Bradford in basketball action

January 17, 2015

On Friday night, the Lady Chucks played host to the Lady Owls of Bradford, while the Punxsy boys' team made the long trek to Bradford to take on the Owls.

In both contest, Punxsy came out victorious — with the girls earning a 55-25 victory and the boys claiming a 41-37 win.

For full recaps from the games, see Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

Punxsy's wrestlers will be at the Bellefonte Tournament on Saturday in the only weekend action for the Chucks.

Chucks fall to Bulldogs, fare better than expected

January 15, 2015

Blake Bizousky was one of five Punxsy wrestlers to pick up a victory in Thursday night's bout against Redbank Valley. On the scoreboard, the Chucks lost 51-27, but in matches actually wrestled, the tally was much closer, 33-27.

For a full recap from the match, see Friday's print edition of The Spirit.

Tonight's PAHS sports schedule includes:

• 7/8/9 Boys' Basketball at Bradford, 4 p.m.

• JV/Varsity Boys' Basketball at Bradford, 6/7:30 p.m.

• JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball vs. Bradford, 6/7:30 p.m.

Chucks use 'community effort' to sneak past Dutch

January 14, 2015

The Punxsy Chucks boys' basketball team held on for a victory in a close contest against District IX rival St. Marys on Tuesday night at PAHS.

Punxsy's Dylan Huey (pictured here) powered his way to a game-high 20 points to lead Punxsy to a 61-57 win.

For a full recap from Tuesday's game, see Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.

Today's PAHS athletics schedule includes just one contest:

• JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball at St. Marys, 6/7:30 p.m.

Pro Football Playoff Recap

January 12, 2015

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Seattle 31 (13-4) vs Carolina 17 (8-9-1)

SPORTS CANCELLATION

January 12, 2015

The JV and varsity girls' basketball games at Clarion today have been postponed and rescheduled for Wednesday, February 11.

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January 12, 2015

Undefeated ECC ekes out Punxsy

January 9, 2015

The Lady Chucks fell to undefeated Elk County Catholic on Thursday night in a low-scoring affair at PAHS. For a full recap, see Friday's edition of The Spirit.

Tonight's PAHS athletics schedule includes the following games:

• 7/8 Boys' Basketball vs. Ridgway, 4 p.m.

• 9th Boys' Basketball vs. Ridgway, 4 p.m.

• JV/Varsity Girls' Basketball at Hollidaysburg, 6/7:30 p.m.

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