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October 30th, 2014
Punxsy and St. Marys put on a show for all in attendance at the District 9 finals, held in DuBois on Thursday night. The Lady Chucks and Lady Dutch split the first four sets to force a fifth-and-deciding one, then took that one to extra points, as well. Unfortunately for Punxsy, St. Marys earned the title to eliminate Punxsy from the postseason.
For more from the game, see Friday's edition of The Spirit.
Pictured here are members of the Lady Chucks volleyball team celebrating their 3-1 victory over Karns City in the District IX semi-finals. With the win, Punxsy advances to the finals, where it will face St. Marys in a neutral-site match â€” at DuBois on Thursday.
For more from the game, see Wednesday's print edition of The Spirit.
Punxsy's JV football team had a rough night Monday against Karns City, as the Gremlins coasted to a 41-0 victory.
Punxsy's Jacob Weaver, pictured above, was able to break a few big runs and ended up with almost 50 on the night.
Punxsy's schedule slows down this week, but tonight is highlighted by the volleyball team's opening-round match against Karns City. The Lady Chucks are the top seed, while the Gremlins are the No. 4 seed. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. in Punxsy.
On Friday, the Chucks fell to the undefeated Karns City Gremlins 43-16. Turnovers were a problem for Punxsy, as the Chucks gave Karns City the ball four times.
Next week, the Chucks will play a rare Saturday game at DuBois when they take on the Clearfield Bison for the District IX AAA crown. Kickoff will be at 1 p.m.
For more from Friday's game, see Saturday's print edition of The Spirit.
This afternoon, Amber Ward (pictured) and the Lady Chucks girls' tennis squad will participate in the opening round of the PIAA State Championship Team Championships, as they take on Indiana â€” the runner-up out of the WPIAL.
The Punxsy girls' soccer team will also participate in the playoffs tonight, as it opens the District IX Tournament with a semi-finals game against top-seeded Bradford at 5 p.m. in Brockway.
Members of the Punxsy football team were recognized on the field for Senior Night, and on the field, the seniors shined in a 42-6 win, as well.
For the full recap, see Saturday's edition of The Spirit.
Punxsy's 9th-grade football team picked up a win over Route 36 rival Brookville on Wednesday night. Also in action were the 7th- and 8th-grade football team and the junior high basketball teams.
Pick up a copy of Thursday's Spirit to see full results.
Today's schedule includes:
â€¢ Boys' soccer vs. DuBois, 4 p.m.
â€¢ Volleyball at Brookville, 6 p.m.
â€¢ Girls' Soccer at Karns City, 6:30 p.m.
â€¢ Cross Country at Tri-State Coaches Meet at California University, 1 p.m.
The Lady Chucks tennis team traveled to St. Marys on Monday to beat the rain and beat the Lady Rovers of Brockway for the District IX team title. Pictured here are the team members who made the trip and Punxsy Head Coach Rose Graffius (far left). With the win, Punxsy advances to the state tournament, where the Lady Chucks will face a team out of the WPIAL.
Read the full recap in Tuesday's edition of The Spirit.