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CLARION — Two Punxsutawney Area High School seniors gave it one last go on the basketball court on Sunday, as Riley Presloid and Sarah Weaver took part in the District 9 All-Star Game at the Clarion County YMCA. The two teams were tied going into the fourth quarter, 54 per side, but the Whit…

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — A six-run third inning put the Punxsy baseball team in a big hole on Wednesday at Hollidaysburg, and it proved one too big to dig out of, as the Golden Tigers went on to win 8-4. 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — With no trip to Hollidaysburg on the schedule this season, the Punxsy softball team played host to a doubleheader against the Lady Tigers on Tuesday, and the two games, though different in style, were both entertaining in their own right.

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ST. MARYS — The Punxsy baseball team had a pair of two-run innings at Elk County Catholic on Monday, but each time, the Crusaders punched back, and in the bottom of the seventh they tacked on one more for a walk-off win, 5-4. 

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INDIANA  — The Punxsy varsity baseball team jumped on its host, Indiana, early on Saturday by scoring three runs in the first inning. But the home team got those three right back in the home half, then scored a pair of runs in three other frames to secure a 9-3 win. 

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BRADFORD — Punxsy pitcher Josh Tyger worked seven solid innings, allowing just one unearned run on four hits and no walks while striking out four, and the Chucks offense provided plenty of runs for a 5-1 victory at Bradford on Wednesday. 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Kendal Johnston pitched a two-hit shutout on Tuesday afternoon, thanks to a solid outing and a strong defensive performance behind her as well, and the Punxsy softball team broke things open with three runs in the fourth inning on their way to a 4-0 win over the Lady Beavers o…

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DUBOIS — DuBois Central Catholic, a softball team that finished runner-up in the state in the 1A classification in 2019, the last season played due to COVID-19 restrictions, has been putting up plenty of runs this so far this season.

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Deer hunters will be going spotting before too long, as the Pennsylvania Game Commission approved a two-week deer season. It also banned rifles from turkey hunts.The commission has approved concurrent hunting for antlered and antlerless deer through the duration of the 2021-22 firearms deer …

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PUNXSUTAWNEY -- The Punxsy baseball team and the visiting Williamsport Millionaires put up a lot of runs on Saturday afternoon in a game that lasted more than 3 hours, but in the end, an 11-run first inning and a six-run fourth proved to be enough to give the Chucks a 17-14 victory.

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MONROEVILLE — Punxsutawney’s Jael Miller doubled up one big achievement in her wrestling career last weekend at the Keystone State Championships, as she went from defending state champion to a new title: two-time state champion. 

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Coyne, who spent more than 80 years ushering Pittsburgh Pirates fans to their seats through varying stages of success and failure by the team, has died. He was 102.

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BROOKVILLE — The Punxsy Chucks managed to open up a 7-3 lead over the Brookville Raiders through 5-1/2 innings on Thursday afternoon, but the Raiders scored seven runs in their final two trips to the plate, including four in the seventh, to earn a 10-9, walk-off win over the Chucks. 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The second time was the charm for the Punxsy boys tennis team Thursday, as after a weather cancellation last week delayed their first home match to this week, the sun was shining down on the courts this time around.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — For those who look forward all winter long to the chirping of the birds and the blooming of the flowers — sure signs of spring and of warmer weather — it’s the sports season worth rejoicing over. 

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy girls softball team tightened things up on the defensive side of things on Tuesday after making a few errors in Monday’s season opener, but this time around the Lady Chucks were unable to put many balls in play against Ligonier Valley’s Madison Griffin, who allowed …

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy baseball team got two quick outs in the second inning but failed to get the third before the visiting Clearfield Bison put six runs on the board to open up a lead. Punxsy kept battling the Bison but came up short, losing 8-4 on Monday afternoon.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy varsity baseball team opened its season on a chilly Monday afternoon by hosting DuBois Central Catholic, and despite the Cardinals scoring four runs in the top of the first, the Chucks made a stand from there and scored the game’s final nine runs for a 9-4 victory.

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The Punxsy track and field program opened the spring season on Friday at Armstrong in a tri-meet that also included Indiana, and it was a great day for the Punxsy boys, who swept their way to two wins, and for nine individuals and two relays, who met the qualifying standards for districts in…

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers released veteran cornerback Steven Nelson on Tuesday, opting to cut him rather than trade him, an announcement that came shortly after Nelson tweeted the team was “holding him hostage.”

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ST. LOUIS — Punxsutawney Area graduate and Iowa Hawkeyes wrestler Kaleb Young won his only match on Saturday at the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships to end his season on a high note and secure seventh place at 157 pounds.

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ST. LOUIS — Punxsutawney Area High School graduate and current Iowa Hawkeye wrestler Kaleb Young won his first-round match on Thursday at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships but dropped a close decision to Penn State’s Brady Berge in the second round. The loss sends him to the consol…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY —  Nineteen times this season, the Punxsy girls basketball team has taken the court, and each and every one thus far has resulted in a victory. Now, with the state playoffs upon them, the pressure mounts with each game — as does the level of competition.

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Things are moving fast for the Punxsy girls basketball team now, as after a full week off to prepare for the District 9 playoffs, the Lady Chucks won the D-9 AAA title on Friday with a victory over Moniteau and now are primed to open the state playoffs with a first-round game …

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — It was a game of runs on Friday night as the Lady Chucks hosted Moniteau for the District 9 AAA championship game, but the run that mattered most for Punxsy was a 17-2 one to close the second quarter and send the Lady Chucks to the big break with a 15-point lead. They went on …

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Thursday morning, Punxsutawney Area High School senior Garrett Eddy, the son of Eric and Jeannette Eddy, officially announced his intention to wrestle at the collegiate level with a signing ceremony at the school.