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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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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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…

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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…

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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.