Category Archives: Volleyball

Lady Pirates Sweep Mustangs on the Road

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball improved to 3-2 on the young season after dispatching the Mustangs 3-0 Tuesday evening in New Washington.  Charlestown won 25-17, 25-17, 25-21 in what were largely contested sets throughout the match.  “Playing New Washington is always a good game because of the rivalry between schools.  We did a good job tonight of getting an early lead and keeping it despite point surges by New Washington.  We had a pretty good serving game which kept New Washington from running a faster offense.  I like how we stayed focused and were able to win in three” summarized lady Pirate Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll.  Senior Kaia Reid started the first set with strong hittin, finishing the first set with five kills before  ending the match with eleven total kills.  Senior Maddie Nuxoll helped the offense with twenty assists; while Senior Chrissa Ledbetter led the defense with 12 digs.  Nuxoll also contributed ten digs on defense.

The Lady Pirate Junior Varsity squad improved their season record to 2-0 by handily defeating the Mustang JV team 2-0 (25-10 & 25-8).

Charlestown will host Henryville Wednesday in the CHS Sports Arena beginning at 6:00 pm



Throughout the fall sports season, Baptist Health Floyd Sports Medicine physicians will offer evaluation and treatment of athletes with sports-related injuries at a Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic.

SATURDAYS, AUGUST 19 THROUGH OCTOBER 28; 7:30 a.m. • Must be signed in by 8 a.m.; at the Baptist Health Medical Group, 2125 State Street, Suite 5 • New Albany, IN.

No appointment is necessary. Patients must be signed in by 8 a.m. and will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Most major insurance plans are accepted. For more information, call 812.944.2663.

Lady Pirate Volleyball Splits Tri-Match at Brownstown

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (2-2 & 2-1 MSC) traveled to Brownstown Central High School Saturday morning for the annual rotating MSC tri-match with Brownstown and Clarksville.  Charlestown faced off with Brownstown first, falling 0-3 (12-25, 12-25, 13-25); before defeating Clarksville 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-16).  Both games were broadcasted and archived by Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting at  Brownstown defeated Clarksville in the third match 3-0 (25-9, 25-7, 25-6).

“The first match of the day against Brownstown was a tough one”, stated Charlestown Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll.  “I think we are a better team than what the scores show, but Brownstown deserves a lot of credit for their defense.  We had some good solid hits, but their defense picked up everything which really frustrated our hitters”, summarized Coach Nuxoll.  Hannah Thibideau led the Lady Pirates with 4 kills while Kiersten James and Kayleigh Smith each had 3 kills.  Defensively, Hannah Vincent led the team with 10 digs while Chrissa Ledbetter, Sidney Goedeker, and Molly Braunecker each contributed 9 digs.

The Lady Pirates refocused after the Brownstown match; and returned more to early season form against Clarksville.  “We came out strong in the first set and continued that throughout the match.  One of the highlights of the match was our blocking”, commented Coach Nuxoll.  Hannah Thibideau, who was named Coyle Chevy, Buick and Coyle GMC Player of the Game; had 4 block assists, one solo block, and led the team in kills with seven.  Maddie Nuxoll had 6 kills and 21 assists on the offensive side of play.  Chrissa Ledbetter had a good passing game and led the defense with 12 digs.  “Everyone was able to get into the game and contribute to the win.  I am proud of the entire group”, concluded Coach Nuxoll.

Lady Pirates Battled, Giving the Devils All They Could Handle

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (1-1) traveled to Jeffersonville for a non-conference match-up.  Charlestown fell short of the victory, losing three of four sets 19-25, 25-16, 23-25, and 22-25.  Despite the loss Thursday evening, it was a really good match and the gym was really rocking with lots of great fan support on both sides.  “I really want to thank the Charlestown fans that came out tonight to cheer for us”, stated Lady Pirate Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll.  The first set Charlestown struggled some with passing and it became difficult to get some things going.  Better passing in the second set contributed to a Lady Pirate win over Jeff 25-16.  In the third and fourth sets, Jeff took advantage of a substantial lead, however Charlestown was able to battle back to get with-in one point to lose 23-25 and 22-25.  “We were down 7 or 8 points and was able to battle back, but a little too late in both sets”, commented Coach Nuxoll.  Kaia Reid led the Lady Pirate offense with 15 kills and Hannah Thibideau was right behind her with 11 kills and five aces.  Maddie Nuxoll contributed 26 assists.  Molly Braunecker finished with 17 digs and Hannah Vincent and Chrissa Ledbetter both contributed 16 each.  “I thought Hannah Vincent made some good defensive plays to help us turn around some of those big deficits.  This is a good group and they will come into practice to work hard tomorrow for our conference tri-match with Brownstown and Clarksville Saturday morning”, concluded Coach Nuxoll.  Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting will cover both games Saturday, live from Brownstown, beginning at 10:00 am at

The Charlestown Junior Varsity squad improved their record to 2-0 by topping Jeffersonville in Thursday’s opener, 2-1 (25-17, 23-25, & 15-9).  “I was also really proud of our JV team to come out with a win in three sets.  Savannah Spencer had nice serving; Korea Tutt did a good job in the middle offensively and with blocking; and Sam Crace did a nice job distributing the ball as a setter, making some big defensive plays”, summarized Coach Nuxoll.

Lady Pirates Open Season with 3-0 Win at Corydon

VBatCorydonThe senior laden Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team opened their 2017 season Tuesday evening on the road versus MSC rival Corydon.  Charlestown defeated Corydon 3-0 last season; and had not won two in a row in over a decade….until Tuesday night.  The Lady Pirate Varsity (1-0) squad defeated Corydon (0-1) to a convincing tune of 25-10, 25-14, and 25-12; led by Coyle Chevy, Buick and GMC Player of the Game Senior Maddie Nuxoll.  Log on to to listen to the archived broadcast of the game.  “Tonight was a good way to start the season.  It was a total team effort and everyone contributed for the win.  I (Coach Nuxoll) was pleased with the team’s focus and the way they worked together to try some new plays.  Serving was definitely a plus for us.  Our tough serving helped to keep Corydon from running a faster offense out of the middle.  I’m excited to start the season and to see what these girls can accomplish together this year”, summarized Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll.  The Charlestown offense was led by Senior Kaia Reid, who finished with 15 kills.  Senior Kiersten James, Freshman Kayleigh Smith and Senior Maddie Nuxoll each contributed 4 kills a piece.  Nuxoll also contributed 20 assists and 22 service points.  The Lady Pirate defensive posted 11 digs by Senior Chrissa Ledbetter and 10 digs from Senior Hannah Vincent.  “We will go back in the gym tomorrow to prepare for a tough Jeffersonville opponent on Thursday”, concluded Coach Nuxoll.  The Charlestown Junior Varsity squad also defeated Corydon, finishing 25-15, 25-9 to begin their season 1-0.

Lady Pirate Volleyball Camp Opens Monday

photo 3The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team will be hosting a summer volleyball camp at Charlestown High School starting Monday, June 26th and running through Wednesday, June 28th.  Camp for girls entering 3rd-5th grade this school year will be conducted each day from 9:30-11:00am; and girls entering grades 6th-9th will be conducted each day from 12:00-2:00pm.  Girls can register at the door on the day of camp.  For more information and to have your registration form ready at the door, CLICK HERE.  Questions regarding this camp opportunity should be directed to Charlestown HS Volleyball Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll at 502-572-8908 or

Lady Pirate Volleyball Announces Trivia Night Fundraiser

VBTriviaNightPoster300The Charlestown HS Lady Pirate Volleyball program is excited to announce their first annual TRIVIA NIGHT Fundraiser to benefit the high school volleyball program.  The event will be held on Saturday evening, June 3rd, in the cafetorium of the Charlestown Middle School.  Doors will open at 5:30 pm and will consist of teams of up to six players competing through ten rounds of one hundred general trivia questions for prizes and bragging rights.  The event will also include Pull Tab sales, Silent Auction item opportunities, Mulligan sales, and lite concessions; again all to directly benefit Lady Pirate Volleyball.  Teams of all ages are welcome to join in the fun and competition of Trivia-mania.  Teams cost $60 each and can be registered in advance by calling Frank at 502-718-1233.  For more information call Frank at the previous number or email us.

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