The District IX Basketball League, which is made up of Bradford Area, Brookville Area, DuBois Area, Elk County Catholic, Punxsutawney Area and St. Marys Area, held its awards banquet on Monday, with five Punxsy players receiving honors.
On Thursday evening, Punxsy's girls' basketball team fell by a final score of 59-29 at the hand of the WPIAL champion North Catholic in the second round of the PIAA state championship tournament. Punxsy coach Mike Carlson is pictured here speaking to his team after the first quarter.
WICHITA, Kan. – Penn State sophomore Ryan Sloniger (Punxsutawney, Pa.) was named to the 2017 Johnny Bench Award Watch List presented by BaseballSavings.com, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced Thursday afternoon.
In Friday night's opening round of the PIAA playoffs, Punxsy defeated Central Valley 46-40 to advance to next Tuesday's second round. For a full recap from the game, pick up Saturday's print edition of The Spirit. Pictured here is the student section at DuBois High School tonight.
The Punxsutawney Area High School Athletics Department is well-represented in this week’s winter sports PIAA championships, with one wrestler — 220-pounder Blake Bizousky — joining the girls’ basketball team as participants.