Homecoming Ticket Special for CHS Students Announced

The Charlestown High School Athletic Office has announced a special ticket offer for CHS students wanting to attend Homecoming basketball games this week.  Ticket sales will be conducted at CHS Thursday during first and second lunch.

Students will have the opportunity to buy a five ($5) dollar ticket that will allow them to attend all 3 home basketball games this week.

Again, tickets will only be sold during 1st and 2nd lunches…this special will not be available at the door on any of the 3 nights. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Don’t miss this opportunity to support CHS during homecoming.

Athletic Events of Special Interest this Week

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department would like to remind Pirate Nation of the continued events still scheduled in conjunction with the 100 Years of Pirate Basketball Celebration and some very important events upcoming during this week.

Tuesday, January 17th – Boys Basketball vs. Fox Creek – JV tip at 6:00pm( vs. Jeffersonville JV), Varsity to follow vs. Fox Creek

Thursday, January 19th – Girls Basketball vs. Salem (Boys Homecoming between Games) / 3:00 minute mark – Kristen Mattox Silver Anniversary Team / Halftime – Recognize the 25th Anniversary of the 1992 Sectional Champs

Friday, January 20th – Boys Basketball vs. Eastern (Girls Homecoming between Games) / Mr. Chuck Ledbetter signing books throughout the night

Saturday, January 21st – Boys Basketball vs. Corydon / Halftime – Recognize 20th Anniversary of the 1997 Sectional Champs

Good Luck to our Pirate Wrestlers as they compete in the MSC Conference Championships Thursday at Eastern HS starting at 6:00 pm.

Good luck to our Lady Pirate Girls Swimmers as they compete in MSC Conference Championships Thursday 1/19 at Salem Middle School starting at 6:00 pm.

Pirate Basketball Centennial Book On Sale Now

CENTENIALBOOKLooking for that perfect Christmas gift for a former Pirate Basketball fan or alumni player?  Consider “THE PIRATES Centennial Basketball” limited edition 268 page book that chronicles the one hundred  year history of Charlestown Pirate Basketball; celebrated this season.  This would make for a great present for the person that has everything; and loves the Pirates.

All books are $25.00 each with all proceeds of the sales to directly benefit the Charlestown High School Athletics through the Athletic Department.

Don’t miss out on a chance to own a piece of Charlestown Pirate Basketball history.

Purchase your Pirate Centennial book in the Charlestown High School Athletic Office or at the Friday, December 17th home basketball game.

Pirate Swimmers Sweep Rebels and Raiders

Charlestown High School Swimming hosted the Southwestern Rebels and South Ripley Raiders Tuesday evening at the Charlestown Middle School.  Notable Pirate and Lady Pirate finishes included:  Sam Tetrick  1st, Ryan Hayman 2nd, and Carley Shreve 4th in the 200 free;Chase Fellows 1st, Kaleigh Grayson 2nd, and Amelia Rodriguez 5th, in the 200 IM; Kennedy Jennings 4th, James Kaestner 4th, and Drashawn Marrow 5th in the 50 Free; Kaleigh Grayson 2nd in the 100 Fly; Madison Baker 1st, Carley Shreve 2nd, Langdon Beckart 2nd (personal best), James Kaestner 5th (personal best), in the 100 Free; Sam Tetrick 1st, Madison Baker 2nd, in the 100 back; Chase Fellows 1st, Ryan Haymon 2nd, Amelia Rodriguez 3rd (personal best), and Reagan Hebner 6th in the 100 Breastroke.

Basketball Scheduling Clarification for this Week

The following is a clarification of this week’s Pirate and Lady Pirate Basketball Schedule, it is a bit different and thus confusing.

Tonight December 14th, Charlestown will host both boys and girls Junior Varsity match-ups with Rock Creek Academy.  Both games will begin at 6:00 pm using both the Main and Auxiliary gyms at Charlestown High School.

Friday, December 16th, Rock Creek Academy will host the Girls and Boys Varsity double-header at their facility on US 31, just north of Sellersburg.  The Girls Varsity game between Charlestown and Rock Creek will begin at 6:00 pm with the Boys Varsity game between Charlestown and Rock Creek immediately following at approximately 7:30 pm.

Saturday, December 17th, the Boys Basketball team will host Providence in the CHS Sports Arena.  Junior Varsity will tip at 6:00 pm with Varsity immediately following at approximately 7:30 pm as normal.

Nine Pirate Swimmers Post Personal Best Times

The Charlestown High School Boys and Girls Swim team traveled this past Saturday to compete in the annual North Harrison Invitational.  Both the boys & girls finished 5th overall at the meet, but posted personal best times by nine swimmers; including Sam Tetrick, Kaleigh Grayson, Karen Medina, Kelsey Burns, Paige Middleton, Jacob Jones, James Kaestner, Langdon Beckart, and Madison Baker.  Charlestown Girls highlight results include the girls medley finishing 3rd; Kaleigh Grayson finishing 2nd in the 200 IM and as well as 2nd in the 100 fly; Madison Baker finished 3rd in the 100 back, 2nd in the 400 free relay, and 6th in the 100 free; while Carly Shreve was 7th in the 200 and 100 free races respectfully.

Charlestown Boys highlight results include Sam Tetrick’s 2nd the 100 back and 4th in the 200 free; while Chase Fellows finished 2nd in the 100 breast, and 3rd in the 200 IM.

Pirates at Generals with Teddy Toss Tonight on CPPSB

The Pirate Basketball team will travel to Clarksville tonight, Friday, December 9th for a MSC rivalry showdown against the Generals.  Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting will cover the game live beginning at approximately 7:15 pm at www.CPPSB.com or on the free CPPSB mobile device app.  Clarksville will also hold its annual Teddy Toss between the 3rd and 4th quarters of tonight’s game.  Bring a new teddy bear (with the tag still attached) to the game tonight, suitable for a holiday gift for a child, and get the opportunity to throw it out onto the court for a free hot dog and drink, sponsored by the Clarksville HS Athletic Department and the Clarksville Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

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