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Chucks big second half leads them to a win

September 19, 2014

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.

VB beats Altoona; Chucks set for Union

September 18, 2014

On Thursday, the girls' volleyball team at PAHS earned its first win over Altoona since starting the season series in 2007.

Boys' cross country sweep part of big day for Punxsy athletics

September 16, 2014

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;

• Junior High Soccer vs. Ridgway, 4 p.m.

• Girls' Soccer vs. Curwesnville, 4 p.m.

• Boys' and Girls' Golf at DuBois Invitational, 9 a.m.

• 9th-grade football at Moniteau, 6:30 p.m.

Busy home night highlighted by volleyball win; Route 36 Rivalry tonight

September 11, 2014

Thursday was a busy day in PAHS sports action, with the volleyball team hosting the Curwensville Lady Tide as the night cap. Punxsy won in straight sets to keep its roll going.

Friday's edition of The Spirit features the recaps from Thursdays games in addition to highlights from AJ Parise game from last weekend. It also has a preview for tonight's Route 36 Rivalry football game between the Chucks and Brookville.

The 7 p.m. contest is the only game on the schedule for the Chucks.

Boys' golf falls to Indiana; Girls still undefeated

September 10, 2014

Punxsy's boys' golf squad fell to a tough opponent in Indiana on Wednesday, while the girls took to the road and earned a forfeit win over Ridgway.

For full recaps, check out Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Today's sports schedule is as follows:

• Girls' tennis vs. DuBois, 3:30 p.m.

• Boys' soccer vs. Brookville, 4 p.m.

• Volleyball vs. Curwensville, 6 p.m.

• Boys' golf at Curwensville, 3:30 p.m.

• 7th/8th-grade girls' basketball at DCC, 4 p.m.

• 7th/8th-grade football at Karns City, 5 p.m.

• 9th-grade football at Karns City, 6:30 p.m.

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September 10, 2014

Volleyball thriller among action Tuesday night

September 9, 2014

Punxsy's volleyball squad was one of seven sports in action on Tuesday for PAHS.

The Lady Chucks won a thriller over the Lady Beavers of DuBois.

For the full recap, plus more from sports action, check out Tuesday's print edition of The Spirit.

The Wednesday schedule includes:

• Boys' Golf vs. Indiana, 3 p.m.

• Girls' Golf at Ridgway, 3 p.m.

• JH Soccer at Karns City, 4 p.m.

VIDEO: NCAA Lifts Penn State's Postseason Ban (Yahoo Sports)

September 8, 2014

The NCAA has lifted the on-the-field sanctions placed on the Penn State football team for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban and restoring scholarships. Penn State was halfway through a four-year postseason ban handed down during the summer of 2012. The NCAA rescinded some of the scholarship sanctions last year. In a news release Monday, the NCAA says that in addition to the postseason ban being lifted, Penn State will be allowed to have the full complement of football scholarships in 2015.

Punter Kicked in Face During NFL Game

September 8, 2014

Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning had his face run over by Pittsburgh Steelers return-man, Antonio Brown.

Chucks crush Panthers in home opener, 42-0

September 5, 2014

Punxsy Chucks senior Luke Shiock wraps up Keystone's Zach Stiglitz in during Friday's 42-0 victory over the Keystone Panthers.

Read the full story in Saturday's edition of The Spirit.

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