Punxsy hoops

Practicing their offensive sets, all while donning masks, are members of the Punxsutawney girls basketball team Emily McMahan and Riley Doverspike at their first practice of the new year. (Photo by Zak Lantz/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Preparing in the midst of a pandemic could be described in a lot of different ways, and for Punxsutawney girls head basketball coach Mike Carlson, the word “interesting” came to mind when he talked about what it means to coach his team in the 2020-2021 season, which now, of course, has become simply the 2021 season.

The Lady Chucks open the season Friday at DuBois Central Catholic.

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