Category Archives: Girls Tennis

Lady Pirates Top Brownstown in Opener

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Tennis team got their season kicked off right Tuesday evening, hosting Mid-Southern Conference Arch-Rival Brownstown; and taking the 3-2 victory.  Samantha Matthews defeated Laken Reynolds 6-4, 6-3 in #1 singles, Sidney Goedeker dominated Claudia Sibrel 6-0, 6-0 in #2 singles, and Maddie Nuxoll also dominated her opponent, Bridget Hall 6-1, 6-0 to finish the Lady Pirate sweep of singles play.  In #1 doubles, Hannah Bussey and Lizzy Hill fell in a hard fought battle to Rachel Atkins and Olivia Hockman 5-7, 7-5 & 6-4; while Carly Braun and Riley Roberts narrowly defeated Brenley Berger and Erin Kimbrell 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.  The Lady Pirates return to action Thursday hosting North Harrison at 4:30 pm.

Spring Sports Try-Out Announcement

Anyone interested in trying out for any Charlestown High School Spring Sport must have a completed physical on file with the school Athletic Department.

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball tryouts will be held on Monday, March 6th; beginning at 5:30 pm at the CHS Softball complex.  Anyone interested needs to report with softball attire, cleats and tennis shoes.  Questions can be directed to Head Coach John Smith at (502)548-3509 or

Any CHS boy interested in playing Charlestown Pirate Golf during the upcoming season should attend a meeting in Coach Tolliver’s room (A224) on Monday, March 6th, during IMPACT.  Please contact Coach Tolliver for more information if needed in advance of Monday’s meeting.

Charlestown Lady Pirate Tennis will begin Monday, March 13th at 3:15 pm (to 5:00 pm), at the Charlestown High School Tennis Courts.  Questions regarding Lady Pirate Tennis can be directed to Head Coach Scott Matthews at

Pirate Baseball Tryouts will be held on Monday, March 13th from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the CHS Baseball facility.  Anyone interested in trying out for the high school baseball team needs to come prepared for inside and/or outside workout on Monday the 13th.  Gray baseball pants, black t-shirt, hat and cleats are needed while outside; while tennis shoes or turf shoes are needed inside as cleats are not allowed inside the hitting facility.  Questions should be directed to Head Coach Ricky Romans at 502-641-2883.


Lady Pirate Doubles Play Spoils Musketeer Visit

The Lady Pirate Tennis team hosted MSC foe Eastern Wednesday evening at the Charlestown High School.  The Lady Pirate Doubles teams swept the visitors to help secure the 3-2 conference victory.  Megan Crawford won #2 singles 6-1, 6-0 over Ashley Albertson; while Suzannah Fielding and Haley Bussey won #1 doubles and Hannah Bussey and Maddie Nuxoll won #2 doubles.  Charlestown improves to 7-4 (5-3 MSC) on the season, with sectionals quickly approaching.  The Lady Pirates will finish conference play Thursday at Corydon; and plan to make up a couple of rain out contests prior to upcoming sectional play.

Lady Pirate Tennis Blanks Salem 5-0

Charlestown Lady Pirate Tennis continued their winning ways Monday evening, improving their record to 5-1 & 4-1 MSC with a 5-0 thrashing of host Salem.  Samantha Matthews won #1 singles 6-2, 7-6 (9-7); Megan Crawford won #2 singles 6-0, 6-0; Sidney Goedeker won #3 singles 6-4, 6-2; while Suzannah Fielding & Haley Bussey won #1 doubles 6-4, 6-2; and Hannah Bussey & Maddie Nuxoll won #2 doubles 6-4, 6-2.  JV Doubles was also victorius as Brenley Berger and Grace Sellers won 8-3.  The Lady Pirates will host MSC rival Scottsburg Tuesday evening at 5:00 pm.

Lady Pirate Tennis Tops South Central 4-1

Charlestown Lady Pirate Tennis stepped out of Mid-Southern Conference play Thursday evening hosting the Rebels of South Central High School.  The Lady Pirates (4-1 & 3-1 MSC) swept doubles play and won two of three singles matches.  Samantha Matthews fell in #1 singles 7-5, 1-6 & 2-6; Megan Crawford won in #2 singles 6-0 & 6-2; Sidney Goedeker won in #3 singles 6-3 & 6-2.  Suzannah Fielding and Haley Bussey won the #1 doubles match 3-6, 6-2, & 6-4; and Hannah Bussey and Maddie Nuxoll won in #2 doubles 2-6, 6-0 & 6-2.  Charlestown is back in action at Salem Monday in MSC play.

Lady Pirate Tennis Rolls at Clarksville 4-1

The Lady Pirate Tennis team continues to build momentum this season as it improved its record Wednesday evening to 3-1 overall and in MSC play with a 4-1 win at Clarksville.  After dropped #1 singles, Lady Pirate Megan Crawford won #2 singles 6-0, 6-1.  Hannah Bussey and Suzannah Fielding took the #1 doubles match, winning 6-1, 6-2 over their Lady General counterparts.  Clarksville had to forfeit the #3 singles and #2 doubles for lack of a team.  The Lady Pirates will host South Central Thrusday at 5:00 pm in non-conference play and will travel to MSC foe Salem Monday.

Lady Pirate Tennis Defeats Silver Creek 3-2

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Tennis team improved their record to 2-1 Tuesday evening by defeating arch-rival Silver Creek 3-2 on the road.  Charlestown was garnered their three wins in #2 singles, #3 singles and #2 doubles.  Ashley Less (SC) defeated Samantha Matthews (CT) 6-1, 7-5 in #1 singles.  Megan Crawford (CT) defeated Meghan Voight (SC) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 in #2 singles.  Sidney Goedeker (CT) defeated Alexis Boone (SC) 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 in #3 singles.  Elaine Slavik & Morgan Bobo (SC) defeated Suzannah Fielding & Haley Bussey (CT) 6-2, 6-1 in #1 doubles; and Hannah Bussey & Maddie Nuxoll (CT) defeated Cholie Yost & Abbie Walker (SC) 7-5, 6-4 in #2 doubles.  “Great win for the Lady Pirates!, commented Lady Pirate Head Coach Scott Matthews.  Charlestown is back in action Wednesday evening at MSC rival Clarksville beginning at 5:30 pm.

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