PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy S&T Bank Junior Legion team played host to Young Township on Wednesday and eked out a 4-3 victory. The visitors scored the game’s first run before Punxsy answered with the next four and held off a late surge by Young Township to secure the win.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Playing as the visitors after losing the coin toss, the DuBois major (10-12) softball all-stars scored three quick runs against Punxsy in Tuesday’s quarterfinal matchup.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney baseball and softball fields complex was scheduled to be a busy place on Monday night, as the Groundhog Little League major (10-12) softball all-stars and Junior Legion S&T Bank teams were set to host games. Mother Nature had other plans, though.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — While it’s technically the offseason for the members of the Punxsutawney Area boys basketball program, many of the players in grades 7 through 12 have been putting in the work for summer ball and open gyms that have been going on since a few weeks after their season ended back…
PUNXSUTAWNEY — While the local baseball schedules turn to a focus on the postseason — from Little League to Junior Legion to the Federation League — there are also a number of Punxsy graduates who have advanced to their next levels to be followed as well, including one playing in a summer co…
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The District 9 League for baseball and softball recently announced its all-star team selections for the 2021 season, and a total of seven Punxsy players — four from softball and three from the baseball team — were among those who were recognized.The softball team, which finish…
UNIVERSITY PARK — After a pandemic-shortened 2020 season, things were back to normal in a number of ways for the Penn State softball team and Punxsy product Kylee Lingenfelter, who recently completed her junior season as a pitcher for the Nittany Lions.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Steven Nelson and Mike Hilton, two key pieces of a strong secondary, during the offseason.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — On Wednesday evening, Bob Roberts Field in Punxsutawney hosted a baseball game between Punxsy’s two Challenger League teams, and while the score on the board mattered not, the level of fun and the smiles shared on the field made a world of difference.
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LORETTO -- The Mount Pleasant softball team came as advertised on Monday in the PIAA AAA semifinals against Punxsy. The Vikings put up three crooked numbers on the scoreboard thanks in part to four home runs and advanced to Friday's final with a 13-0, five-inning victory.The Vikings scored t…
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The rain cleared enough on Friday afternoon for another type of forecast to emerge — the one regarding the PIAA AAA softball semifinals.
DUBOIS — The first three innings played out like an offense-heavy slugfest, but the story changed in the final four innings, which became a pitchers' duel with lots of solid defense sprinkled in as well.
DUBOIS — Things did not go exactly as the 2021 Punxsutawney softball team would have liked in the regular season, as the Lady Chucks finished with an 8-10 record overall. But Punxsy was able to the qualifying standard of a .500 record in league play between its games in the District 9 and Ce…
DUBOIS — It took 10 innings, but the Punxsy softball team managed to eke out a 4-3, 10-inning victory over Ellwood City in the first round of the PIAA AAA championships on Monday afternoon in DuBois.
DUBOIS — On Monday, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association softball playoffs will kick off, with one of the first games on the schedule featuring the Punxsy softball team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has had surgery on his right knee and will not be available when the team reports for training camp in September.
BROCKWAY — The sixth annual Frank Varischetti all-star football game will be played at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 25, at Brockway’s Frank Varischetti Field, and three Punxsy players are among those who have been named to the South team’s roster.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy baseball team started strong against Bedford on Tuesday in the PIAA AAA District 5/8/9 subregional with a trip to states on the line, as the Chucks set down the side in order in the top of the first inning, then scored the game’s first run in the bottom half.
DUBOIS -- Ninth-grader Ciara Toven belted a pair of home runs and finished with four RBIs, and senior Kendal Johnston pitched a gem, allowing just one run, to lead the Punxsy softball team to a 5-1 victory over Karns City in Monday's District 9 AAA championship game.
SHIPPENSBURG — The Punxsy track and field program sent four individuals and two relay teams to the PIAA AA championships on Friday, and all four of the individuals achieved medalist status by finishing in the top eight spots in their respective events.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Members of the boys and girls track and field team and the boys tennis team were given a school-wide sendoff ceremony Thursday morning as they departed for their respective PIAA championships.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins felt so confident in Tristan Jarry's ascendancy during the offseason they traded two-time Stanley Cup-winning goaltender Matt Murray and awarded Jarry with a new contract.
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BROOKVILLE — The Punxsy track and field program picked up first-place finishes in a total of six events, four in the boys and two in the girls, in addition to a pair of second-place times at the District 9 AA championships meet on Friday in Brookville.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy girls softball team saw the home portion of its schedule come to a close on Thursday as the Lady Chucks hosted Philipsburg-Osceola. The action was so good that it required extra innings to settle, but the Lady Mounties scored two runs in the top of the ninth and hel…
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Trailing Hollidaysburg by 10 runs through 3-1/2 innings on Tuesday evening, the Punxsy baseball team found itself in quite a deep hole. The Chucks nearly dug out of it, though, fighting back to cut the Tigers’ lead to one run entering the seventh inning.
PITTSBURGH — Rennie Stennett, the sure-handed second baseman who was part of the first all-Black starting lineup in major league history and later helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the 1979 World Series, has died. He was 72.
DUBOIS — Punxsy's top boys tennis duo of Braxton Sherry and Ben Gigliotti raced through the competition at DuBois Area High School on Monday to win the District 9 AA doubles tournament and earn a trip to the PIAA championships.
ALTOONA — The Punxsy junior high girls track and field team brought its season to a close on Saturday with a strong showing at the Altoona Middle School Championships meet.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Islanders brought Kyle Palmieri home at the trade deadline believing his mix of grit and scoring touch would make a difference in the playoffs. So far, so very good.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — There are a few essentials to play a baseball game. First, you need certain equipment — a ball, a bat, gloves — and then, you need a certain number of players to field the positions, from pitchers to catchers and infielders and outfielders.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — It’s always good to pick up a win on senior recognition night, and not only was the Punxsy softball team able to do just that on Thursday night, they did so against their Route 36 rival, Brookville, and ended the game via the 10-run rule in five innings, 12-2.
DUBOIS — The Punxsy boys tennis team battled hard against top-seeded St. Marys on Thursday in the District 9 AA team finals, but in the end, the Dutchmen earned a 4-1 victory — with one of the wins coming via forfeit for the Chucks — to claim the D-9 title and the trip to states.
PITTSBURGH — The East Division champion Pittsburgh Penguins are set to face-off against the New York Islanders at noon Sunday in Game 1 of the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2021 regular season on Sept. 12 at Buffalo on Sunday, according to the schedule released by the NFL Wednesday night.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — St. Marys softball pitcher Kendall Young held Punxsy to just one run on five hits on Tuesday afternoon to help her team avenge one of its two losses on the season with a 5-1 victory over the Lady Chucks.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy track and field athletes have been gearing up for the postseason, led by their senior members, and prior to Monday’s meet against Bradford, the boys and girls squads both paused to recognize each of those seniors and thank them for their hard work.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Carter scored and Maxime Lagace stopped 29 shots for his first career shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Saturday.
BUTLER — Playing beneath the lights at Pullman Park in Butler, the Punxsy baseball team put up a big number in the scoring column for the second straight game late Wednesday night, defeating the Moniteau Warriors 18-1 to improve to 6-7 on the season.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — As the second seed in the District 9 AA boys tennis team tournament, Punxsy earned a chance to host its semifinal match on Wednesday as the Chucks welcomed Clearfield, the third seed, to town.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Trailing 34-14 entering the fourth quarter of their game against the Mifflin County Tomahawks on Saturday at Punxsy's Harmon Field, it appeared as if the hill ahead may be too hard to climb for the Jefferson County Jaguars in Great Eastern Football Association action.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin stressed before the NFL draft that fixing the league's worst rushing offense didn't rely exclusively on bringing in an influx of talent.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — Just one day after picking up what head coach Mike Dickey called “a big win” over Williamsport on Tuesday, the Punxsy baseball team struggled offensively against St. Marys starting pitcher Christian Coudriet, who worked 6-1/3 shutout innings before being lifted due to pitch co…
WILLIAMSPORT — The Punxsy varsity baseball team played its first game in almost a full week on Tuesday at Williamsport, but showed no signs of rust by scoring three runs in each of the first two innings and going on to win 11-3.
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsy varsity softball team hosted a solid Williamsport team on Tuesday, one that entered the game with just one loss to its record.