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NEW YORK, NY — As a freshman, the Punxsutawney Lady Chucks track and field’s Mary Grusky took seventh in the javelin at PIAA AA State Championship with a throw of 128-1. Fort LeBoeuf’s Audrey Friedman had a throw of 142-9 to win the state title in the event over a month ago.

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The Punxsutawney Major Softball All-Stars were crowned the District 10 Little League Champions on Tuesday evening after a 8-3 win over visiting St. Marys. With the win, the team will prepare for the next round of the tournament after the fourth of July weekend.

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DUBOIS — Anyone familiar with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease knows that anyone with the disorder is in for a struggle. But what if there was a way to help manage those symptoms? What if there was a way to fight back? That is the question the folks over at WPAL DuBois and Turnabout Boxin…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — If you drove by Barclay Square this morning and noticed a large group of people wearing spandex congregating there, what you witnessed was a group of adventure racers preparing for a five-day race through PA Wilds that began in Punxsutawney on Monday

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The local Challenger League teams played their last games of the year Wednesday evening at Noerr Field in Punxsutawney. The junior game between the Punxsy Flash and the Punxsy Sluggers took place first, with the senior game between the Punxsy Senior Flash and the DuBois Senior Pride followed. 

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Local wrestler Jael Miller recently participated in the PAUSA Freestyle State Championship at Alvernia University. She wrestled in the 164 pound weight class in the 16 year and under bracket and in the Junior Women’s bracket. She placed first in both, winning with all pins and technical fall…

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A ribbon was cut Saturday, May 21, at the Marion Center Area High School, officially opening the newly christened Donald D. Seanor Gymnasium. The gym was dedicated for Seanor (front row, fourth from left) on April 4 of this year, his 78th birthday. Seanor has been involved in Marion Center a…

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It had been a while for the upperclassmen of the Punxsutawney Chucks baseball team due to COVID-19, but a trip to the state tournament is on the way, as they beat the Bedford Bison in the District 5/8/9 AAA Sub-Regional tournament to advance. Pictured are the Chucks and coaching staff with t…

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Punxsutawney Lady Chucks soccer and softball senior Rachel Houser recently signed declarations of intent to play college soccer and softball for Penn State Beaver (Division: USCAA, Conference: PSUAC) upon graduation. Pictured (from left) are Lady Chucks soccer coach Lisa McMeekin, PAHS co-pr…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Kierstin Riley, a current senior at Punxsutawney Area High School, has signed with Indiana University of Pennsylvania as a track and field athlete to start during the 2022-2023 school year. 

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On Monday, Punxsutawney Chucks baseball head coach Mike Dickey became the winningest coach in Chucks baseball history with a 8-2 win on the road in Bradford, making his record 146-78. And on Wednesday at home, the Chucks beat the DuBois Beavers 9-3 to move the tally to 147 wins. The previous…

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CLEARFIELD — In the second day of the District 9 Singles Tennis tournament on Tuesday at the Clearfield Area High School, Punxsutawney Chucks tennis senior Ben Gigliotti started in the quarterfinals, and by the end, he was the District 9 AA Singles Champion.

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The Punxsutawney Lady Chucks softball team hosted a double header against Bradford on Monday’s Senior Night, when the home team went on to win 12-0 and 19-2. The 2022 Lady Chucks seniors included (from left) Rachel Houser (Stacey Houser), AudreyAnna Mauk (Laurie and Justin Mauk) and Laura Ri…

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The Punxsutawney Chucks baseball team honored its four seniors on Monday evening in a game against the visiting Brookville Raiders. In fifth innings of strong hitting, the Chucks went on to win 11-1. The 2022 Chucks baseball seniors are (from left) Alex Phillips (Tom Phillips and Jenifer Moo…

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Punxsutawney Chucks tennis team honored their five seniors, Aramy Ferrent (Kelly Ferrent), Ben Gigliotti (David and Carla Gigliotti), Jaugar McDivitt (Nicole and Ben McDivitt), Josh Shoemaker (Fran and Wayne Shoemaker) and Zayin Spearing (Sonni and Randy Spearing).

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Punxsutawney Area High School baseball held its cancer awareness game Saturday at Rich Kuntz Memorial field. Former Legion players Zeke Bennett, Dakota Long, Alex Phillips, Ashton Stonbraker, Justin Miller and Isaac London presented Coach Mike Dickey with a $200 check from the Punxsutawney J…

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins was working on a second chapter for his young NFL career. The 24-year-old quarterback was spending time with some teammates with the Pittsburgh Steelers, getting ready to compete for a starting job.

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It was a high flyin’, gravity defyin’ slamma jamma of a basketball game on Monday night as the faculty and staff of the Brookville Area School District took on the showstopping tricksters, the Harlem Wizards. The teachers and staff gave it their all, but they could not out-shoot or out-dribb…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney cross country senior Amy Poole signed a declaration of intent on Wednesday morning to become a Gannon University Golden Knight and take part in the university’s cross country program.

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DUBOIS — If you really want to see the “Eye of the Tiger” in someone’s eyes, you needn’t look any further than the talented young fighters of Team 814 at the WPAL Fitness Center in DuBois, who are all training their hardest because Saturday, March 19, is the moment of truth at the Western Pe…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Lady Chucks basketball team poured it on Friday evening at home, as they went on a scoring blitz in the first half of the game against the Bradford Lady Owls to win 57-14 and take the District 9 League basketball title.

The Punxsutawney Area High School is sending a number of athletes on its indoor track team to the Tri-State Track Coaches Association championship in Edinboro today. The following Punxsy students qualified: Tyler Elliott, 60 hurdles; Evan Groce, mile and 800 meter; Jaden Schidlmeier, pole va…

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PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Lady Chucks basketball team continued a busy week on Thursday evening by hosting the Brookville Lady Raiders in District 9 League basketball action, claiming the Chuck Daly Foundation’s Punxsutawney-Brookville Traveling Trophy Award.

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The Punxsutawney Area High School wrestling team recognized its seniors during a double header against the Bradford Owls and the DuBois Beavers. This year’s senior members are (from left) Angel Gonzalez, the son of Maria Gonzalez; Hunter Harris, the son of Robert Harris and Jessica Smith; an…

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The Punxsutawney Area High School boys basketball team honored its senior members during Monday’s game against the Moniteau Warriors. The seniors are (from left) Josh Shoemaker, the son of Wayne and Fran Shoemaker; Kyle Nesbitt, the son of Robb and Amy Nesbitt; Donnie Neese, the son of Marty…

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The Punxsutawney Area High School girls basketball team took a moment at Thursday’s game against the DuBois Lady Beavers to recognize its senior members. Pictured (from left) are Maeve Hanley, the daughter of Paul and Leslie Hanley; Amy Poole, the daughter of Greg and Karen Poole; and Kierst…

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger passed for 123 yards with a touchdown and an interception in likely his last start at Heinz Field, and the Pittsburgh Steelers handled the listless Cleveland Browns 26-14 on Monday night to keep their postseason hopes alive.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger has been flirting with the idea of retirement for years. This time, however, feels different. For the first time in his nearly two-decade career, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback did more than just hint that the end is near. It may finally be at hand.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The chances that the Kansas City Chiefs would spend Sunday night celebrating their record sixth straight AFC West title seemed slim last week when Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce headlined an outbreak of COVID-19 within the team.