The fourth annual Charlestown High School Pirate Football Golf Scramble will be held on Sunday, August 5th; however this year the event will be held at Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club in Sellersburg. This four-person golf scramble will commence with a shotgun start scheduled for 2:00 pm; with a meal at the end of the day.
Event participation is $80.00 per person or $320.00 per team; including 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, meal, and prizes. Registration and registration fees are due no later than Friday July 20th. Please contact one of the following to register: Coach Jason Hawkins, at 502-609-1209; Chad Vincent, at 502-310-8855; or Brad Crace at 812-987-1356. Thank you for your support of Charlestown Pirate Football.
WPMQ, The Pirate Network and CHS student radio and television program, will produce and broadcast Saturday’s (June 9th) 2018 Charlestown High School commencement ceremony live beginning at 10:00 a.m. “We would love for you to attend in person and honor our graduates, but if you cannot, you can view the live ceremony at the link below”, stated program director Melissa Stewart. Use the following internet link to watch and listen Saturday using your computer or mobile device:
Charlestown Pirate Volleyball will be hosting a summer volleyball camp at Charlestown High School starting Monday, June 4th and running through Thursday, June 7th. Camp for boys and girls entering 1st-5th grade this school year will be conducted each day from 9:00-10:30 am; and the camp for boys and girls entering grades 6th-9th will be conducted each day from 11:00-12:30 pm. The camp cost is $40 per camper and registration can be completed at the door on the day of camp. Camp registration is available for download and print by CLICKING HERE. Questions regarding this camp opportunity should be directed via email to Coach Tammy Nuxoll at email@example.com for more details.
Charlestown High School Senior Track & Field standout Steven Delaney gathered with family, friends and school officials Wednesday to sign his intent to attend and run track at Hanover College. Delaney will soon leave his high school career, but one which has continually left a mark in not only the Charlestown High School athletic recordbook, but also its academic recordbooks. Delaney has already earn two years of college credits through Ivy Tech; but will also graduate at this year’s valedictorian. Delaney has been the Pirate hurdle king of CHS for several years, holding the school record in both the 110m hurdle event (14.70) and the 300m hurdle event (39.38); a record he has improved on at twice during his high school career. Delaney looks to improve on that beginning this week during the IHSAA Boys Sectional. Delaney is the current MSC and Jeffersonville Sectional 300 meter hurdle defending Champion.
Joining Steven for his signing event are CHS Track Coaches David Daniel (seated left) and Jerry Doyle (seated right of Delaney); and Charlestown High School Athletic Director Chad Gilbert, seated far right. Parents Allen and Desiree Holz (standing from the left), friends Trey Woodward and Andrew Shaw (standing center), and parents James and Kristy Delaney.
When asked what advice he would give to young runners following him who want to run in college; Delaney stated “find ways to be competitive and always work hard to never be satisfied with results”.
The Ford Motor Company’s “Drive 4 UR School” fundraiser will be held at the Charlestown High School this Saturday, May 19th from 9am to 3pm in the south parking lot off Park Street, in Charlestown. The program provides schools with an opportunity to raise $6000 to benefit the local Theater and Athletic Departments simply by having people come in and take a short test drive.
Specifically, for each two minute test drive, $20 will be donated. This is a no sales pressure event, and all it takes is two minutes of your time Saturday. So come on out, get behind the wheel of a brand new Ford, and help Charlestown High School out! A registration form is available by CLICKING HERE.
A portion of the proceeds will also be given to Spencer’s Spectacular Fundraiser.
The annual Charlestown Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction, to benefit the Pirate Baseball program, will be held Saturday, March 10th at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Pleasant Ridge Church is located at 301 Gospel Road, just two blocks from Hwy. 403 in Charlestown. The event will kick-off at 5:30 pm with a bowl of chili, dessert and drink for $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children (10 and under). $1 Hot Dogs will also be available. Chili Supper tickets will be sold in advance and at the door on March 10th. Doors open at 5:00 pm, dinner begins at 5:30 pm, a guest speaker will begin at 6:30 pm, and the live auction is scheduled to begin at 7:00 pm. All proceeds from this event benefit the Charlestown High School Pirate Baseball program. Auction items donations are welcome, as well as any questions, just contact CHS Head Baseball Coach Ricky Romans at 502-641-2883.
Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball Senior Hannah Vincent recently gathered with family and school administrators to officially announce and sign to attend and play volleyball at Saint Mary of the Woods College in West Terre Haute, Indiana. When asked about her decision, Hannah spoke highly of their nursing program, which is her career interest; and stated that the “campus is beautiful”. When asked, Hannah provided the following advice for student athletes entering high school: “Work hard on the court, but harder in the classroom to help open opportunities that keep up with your (athletic) skills. Hannah is a four year varsity letter player who finished her Senior year of play with 259 digs and 29 aces before participating in the Indiana Elite North vs. South All-Star Game last November. Hannah also is a National Honor Society member and will graduate with Academic Honors and an Associates Degree when finished with high school in the spring. Hannah, seated front and center with parents (left to right) Jennie Vincent, Jeremy Vincent and Elizabeth East, was joined by Saint Mary of the Woods Volleyball Coach Stephen Beeler, Charlestown HS Athletic Director Chad Gilbert, and Charlestown HS Volleyball Coach Tammy Nuxoll. Coach Beeler stated that Hannah’s personality is “perfect for our program, as we have a very close-knit team”. “She’s got a great work ethic….I see more potential, and think I can help her reach her potential” (at Saint Mary of the Woods). Charlestown HS Volleyball Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll, who has coached Hannah throughout high school, stated: “Hannah has worked hard to improve over the past four years, as her serving was a real asset to our (CHS) program. Saint Mary of the Woods is great for up and coming high school program athletes, as it gives more players the opportunity to take on the next level of competition; and I definitely think Hannah is up to that task, as a college freshman. Congratulations to Hannah Vincent, who plans on beginning her college journey at Saint Mary of the Woods this fall; and thank you for your hard work and outstanding representation of Pirate Nation.