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2023 Mid Southern Conference Co-Champion*

Pirate Soccer Team

Record: 10 wins – 4 losses – 1 draw (5-1 MSC)

*First conference championship in school history

Photo courtesy of Stephen Jenkins Photography
Back Row (L to R): Head Coach Cristian Martinez, Cristian Martinez Jr., Elias Marquez, Austin Pickerell, Dante Marsal, Darin Marsal, Ethan Matthews, Cohen Cooley, Assistant Coach Francisco Calvario, Assistant Coach Marcos Marsal
Front Row (L to R): Noah Steward, Blake Fraley, Jared Taylor, Alexxander Aguilar, Bradley Watts, Jaime Ortiz Casillas, Isaac Martinez Flores

Pickerell Picks Georgetown!

Recently while surrounded by family, friends, and coaches, Charlestown senior Austin Pickerell signed his celebratory letter of intent to attend school and play soccer at Georgetown College in the fall.

Georgetown College is a private Christian college in Georgetown, Kentucky just 30 minutes from the state’s capital. Chartered in...Read More »


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Pirate Soccer Gets Big Win on Senior Night

The Pirate soccer team hosted Austin last night in a senior night matchup at Dutch Reis Field, scored early and often, and left the Eagles with a 10-2 defeat. The Pirates’ ten goals came from Elijah Cooley, Ian Flora, Jackson Melton, Matt Parrella, Eric Sipes (x2), Pascual Gonzalez (x2), and...Read More »

Pirate Boys' Soccer Falls 3-2 to Tough Opponent Madison


Pirate Junior Michael Jewell commands the ball.

On August 28th, the Charlestown Pirates’ Boys Soccer team fell to tough opponent, Madison 3-2. The first goal for the Pirates came from Aric Hooker at 29:45, while the second goal was achieved by Bryce Wray...Read More »

Boys Soccer: Varsity Falls-JV Wins Hosting River City

The Charlestown HS Pirate Soccer team hosted the River City Jaguars Tuesday evening on Dutch Reis Field.  The Junior Varsity Pirates were victorious over the visiting Jags 4-2; thanks to Pirate goals by Elijah Cooley (2 goals), Joseph Jensen, and Michael Jewell.  The Varsity team didn’t fare so...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Falls to Courgars 2-1 in Sectional

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team traveled back to Scottsburg Wednesday evening for a Sectional semi-final round match-up against the North Harrison Cougars.  “Today, we got were eliminated from sectionals, losing 2-1 against North Harrison. The Pirates showed a lot of character on the field and they played a perfect first...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Defeats Scottsburg and Advances

Charlestown Pirate Soccer, after trailing 2-0 at the half, defeats host Scottsburg 5-3 in the Class 2A Boys Soccer Sectional.  “We had a good comeback win against Scottsburg.  The Pirates had a horrible first half, making lots of mistakes on the midfield and defense lines and not...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Drops Season Finale 3-0

Pirate Soccer hosted CEC Tuesday evening in the Bone Yard to conclude regular season play.  Charlestown dropped their record to 5-7-1 with a 3-0 home loss Tuesday.  “Last night, we played against a really good team CEC, and we lost our last home game.  The Pirates started really slow and did...Read More »

Boys Soccer Draws Warriors in Sectional Opener

Charlestown Pirate Soccer will play in Sectional #31 of the Class 2A State Tournament, hosted at Scottsburg High School.  The Pirates will play host Scottsburg on Monday evening, October 2nd, beginning at approximately 5:30 pm.  The Charlestown/Scottsburg winner will advance to Thursday’s (Oct. 5th) Semi-Final round second game versus North...Read More »

Injured Pirate & Lady Pirate Soccer Fall to Hot Cougars

Charlestown Pirate and Lady Pirate Soccer teams hosted a varsity conference double-header in the Bone Yard Thursday evening.  North Harrison came into the contest with one conference defeat (girls) on the season between the two teams; and a win for their boys program would complete a conference undefeated season for...Read More »

Pirates Top Lanesville Eagle Soccer 7-3

Charlestown Pirate Soccer evened their season record at 5-5 Tuesday evening after hosting the Lanesville Eagles and posting a 7-3 win.  “Today was a good win against Lanesville.  The Pirates did much better in the field.  Yes, there were a few slip-ups that cost us some goals,...Read More »

Pirate Soccer's 10 Goals Shuts Out Austin

Charlestown Pirate Soccer (4-4-1 & 2-2-1 MSC) traveled to Austin Tuesday evening for an important conference match up with the Eagles.  The Pirates got a dominating 10-0 victory, however Pirate Head Coach Martinez didn’t see everything he wanted.  “This evening, we played against Austin and won. However,...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Defeats Salem 3-1 in MSC Play

The Pirate Soccer team improved to 3-4 and 1-2- in MSC play Thursday evening after hosting conference rival Salem and capturing a 3-1 win.  “The Pirates concentrated and played a lot better on the field.  They used their bodies to get possession of the ball, which led...Read More »

Creek Defeats Pirates Soccer on End of Game PK

Charlestown HS Pirate Soccer moved to a record of 2-4-1 and 0-2-1 in MSC play Tuesday evening when falling to MSC rival Silver Creek 3-2 on Dutch Reis Field.  “Today, the Pirates played a hard game against Silver Creek.  We started out by not doing the right...Read More »

Pirates Play to Scoreless Tie with Scottsburg

Charlestown Pirate Soccer (2-3-1 & 0-1-1 MSC) hosted Scottsburg Thursday evening, playing to a scoreless tie in conference play in the Bone Yard.  “Tonight, we finished with our first tie of the season.  I will start by saying the Pirate’s played hard.  I feel they were concentrating...Read More »

Football, Soccer & Volleyball Schedule Changes Announced

Due to the forecast of impending bad weather, including torrential rains for Friday, the Charlestown HS Athletic Department has announced the following schedule changes effecting Pirate Football, Lady Pirate Volleyball and Pirate Soccer.  Lady Pirate Volleyball hosting Silver Creek in the CHS Sports Arena will begin at 5:30 pm Thursday...Read More »

Pirates Drop Contest at Madison

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team traveled to Madison for a non-conference clash with the Cubs.  The Junior Varsity recorded a 5-0 win however the Varsity fell 1-3.  “Tonight was another game where we lost our concentration.  It was very unfortunate that the Pirate’s lost the help of their captain due...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Hangs Tough with Southern

Wednesday evening, the Pirate Soccer team hosted Louisville Southern High School at Dutch Reis Field, falling 2-6 to cap a very busy game week for Charlestown.  “Southern High School is another strong team we had to face for game three of three this week.  They were very skilled to say...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Falls to Corydon 5-1 in MSC Opener

The Pirate Soccer team traveled to Corydon for their conference opener Tuesday evening, and second of a three in a row stretch this week.  “Tonight, we lost our first game of the season, against Corydon 5-1, and they proved to be a very strong team”, commented Pirate Coach Christian Martinez....Read More »


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...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Tops Henryville 2-1 After Halftime Adjustments

Traveling to Henryville for a non-conference match Monday kicked off a busy week for Pirate Soccer; as they travel to Corydon tonight (Tuesday) for a big conference contest, then host Louisville Southern on Wednesday.  During the first half, Charlestown (2-0) led the game by maintaining possession of...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Tops Jaguars in Opener 5-0

The Charlestown High School Boys Soccer Team traveled to Whorley Field in Jeffersonville Tuesday evening for a season opener match up against the River City Jaguars.  The Pirate Varsity squad defeated the Jaguars in a 5-0 shut out, scoring three goals in the first and two more in the second....Read More »

Martinez Named New Pirate Soccer Coach

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department is excited to announce that Cristian Martinez has been chosen to be the new head coach for the Boys Soccer team at Charlestown High School.

Coach Martinez has played soccer for 26 years. At 15 years old, coach Martinez was coached by retired profession soccer...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Advances to Sectional Final

The Pirate Soccer team (7-3-3) outlasted the Corydon Central Panthers in the Floyd Central 2A Sectional Semi-Final Wednesday evening.  The Pirates won 1-0 behind a 36 minute Ian Flora rocket to the top-right corner of the goal that also proved to be the game winner for the Pirates.  Charlestown will face...Read More »

Soccer Sectional Pairings Scheduled

The IHSAA announced this year’s Boys and Girls Soccer Sectional pairings, and Floyd Central High School has set the official game schedules.  Complete soccer sectional pairings and schedules are available at PiratePride.BLUE; but here is a summary:

Boys 2A Sectional Soccer draw: Jeffersonville v Silver Creek; Floyd Central v New Albany;...Read More »

Fall Sport Post Season Play Approaching

The 2016 regular seasons of fall sports are beginning to wind down and prepare for post season state tourney play, here are the dates you need to know in advance as details of all post season play will be posted on www.PiratePride.BLUE when official:

Pirate and Lady Pirate Soccer will...Read More »

Pirate & Lady Pirate Soccer Schedule Changes Announced

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department has announced the following changed to the current Boys Soccer schedule:

Thursday, September 22nd at North Harrison, the Charlestown Boys Soccer team will play North Harrison at 5:30, followed by the Charlestown Girls Soccer Team vs. North Harrison at approx. 7:30.

Additionally, the Boys Soccer match...Read More »

Boys Soccer Shuts Out Austin

The Charlestown Boys Soccer team (5-2-2 overall; 3-1-1 MSC) hosted MSC opponent Austin on Tuesday night at Charlestown High School and had no issues taking down the Eagles from Scott County. The Pirates scored early and often, with 4 goals by Sergio Bolanos, 1 goal by Jose Saldana, 1 goal...Read More »

Pirates Soccer Ties Madison

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team (1-1-2 overall; 0-0-1 MSC) took on Madison at home on Tuesday night. The Pirates tied an extremely good Madison team whom have previously defeated the Pirates in recent years. Raul Martinez scored the tying goal with 30 seconds left in the match to save the...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Falls to Southern

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team (1-2-1 overall; 0-0-1 MSC) traveled across the bridge into Kentucky on Wednesday night to face off with Southern High School in Louisville. The Pirates played well in the first half, but ran out of gas in the second half and were defeated 6-2 by Southern...Read More »

Boys Soccer Open MSC Play with Tie

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team (1-1-1 overall; 0-0-1 MSC) opened up conference play on Tuesday night hosting the Corydon Central Panthers. The game started quickly, with two goals in the first half, but slowed down as the second half produced no scoring. In the first half, Sergio Bolanos was able...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Picks Up First Win of Season

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team (1-1 overall; 0-0 MSC) opened up road play with a Clark County matchup at Henryville. The Pirates controlled the game well, and picked up the close 3-2 win over the Hornets. The Pirates had contributions on offense from Jeremiah Paiz (goal), Sergio Bolanos (goal) and...Read More »

CHS Fall Sports Practice / Try-outs Begin MONDAY

Reminder that all athletes must have a physical on file while also passing 70% of their classes in order to be eligible for athletic participation at Charlestown High School.  All Transfer students must fill out a Transfer form in the athletic office.

Volleyball begins Monday at CHS from 3:30p – 5:30p,...Read More »

Pirate and Lady Pirate Soccer Sectionals Set

The Charlestown Pirate and Lady Pirate Soccer Sectional draws are complete. The Boys Soccer team will be facing off against Corydon Central on Monday night, October 5th, at 5:00pm. The Girls Soccer team will be facing off against Jeffersonville on Tuesday night, October 6th, at 5:00pm. Both matches are played...Read More »

Pirate Soccer at Madison Moved to 5:30 Start

Pirate Soccer will travel to Madison for a non-conference game Tuesday, September 1st.  The start time has been moved from 6:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Madison High School.

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Pirate Soccer Falls to No. 4 Southern HS

The Pirate Soccer team played some different looking talent from the State of Kentucky on Thursday night when they faced off against the No. 4 ranked soccer team in the state from Southern High School in Louisville. The Pirates were shut out, 6-0, but showed some competitiveness against a tough...Read More »

Pirate Soccer vs. Southern HS

Just a reminder, Pirate Nation, that tonight’s Pirate Soccer match against Southern High School in Louisville will be starting at 5:30pm instead of 6:00pm.

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Pirate Soccer Falls in Conference Opener

The Pirate Soccer team traveled to Corydon Central High School on Tuesday evening to face off against Corydon Central in their first conference match of the 2015 season. The Pirates fell 3-6 to Corydon Central, but showed more improvement during the match. Trent Wight led the team with two goals,...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Drops Close Match to Henryville

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team continued their 2015 campaign with a match at home against the Henryville Hornets. The Hornets, led by Head Coach John Harris, started slow against the Pirates. The Pirates put together several good minutes during the first half to take the lead at half. The Pirates,...Read More »

Boys Soccer drops Opener to River City 0-7

The Charlestown Pirate Soccer team, led by new Head Coach Brian Wight, opened their 2015 season with a home match against the traveling River City team from Jeffersonville Tuesday night. The Pirates, with an extremely young team with only senior, lost to River City by a score of 0-7. “We...Read More »

IHSAA Announces New Sectional Alignments for the next Two Seasons

The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced the new sectional alignments for Basketball, Football, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball and Soccer Monday.  The new alignment will be used for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school year athletic seasons.  Charlestown remains in Class 3A and generally in the same sectionals as currently assigned; with...Read More »

Fall Sport Sectional Information

Pirate Nation several fall sports are preparing for Sectional play, and so should you….here the 411 you need to know.  Boys Tennis and Girls Golf Sectional play has ended, and unfortunately Charlestown teams did not advance.

Pirate Soccer will be begin Sectional #27 play at Columbus East High School on Wednesday,...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Shuts Out Eagles, 7-0

Charlestown Pirate Soccer 7 – Austin 0

1st Half:  Trent Wight (36.41 PK); Trent Wight (35.48 PK); Michael Navetta (33.32); Colin Martin (8.55); Trent Wight (6:17 PK).

2nd Half:  Isai Galvan (25.20); Anthony Carey (18.50); Anthony Carey (3.30) Assist by Alfredo Arredondo.

The Charlestown Pirates hosted the Austin Eagles on Tuesday evening and quickly asserted control of the game getting...Read More »

Pirate Soccer falls to Bluejackets, 3-2

Amidst the downpouring rain that came in wave after wave, the Charlestown boys played host to the Mitchell Bluejackets on Monday evening. Senior striker Colin Martin was tripped from behind inside the box moments before taking his shot, but the referee decided there was no call and Mitchell escaped all...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Finishes 3rd in Classic

On Friday night the Charlestown Boys Soccer team played their first round match up of the Southern Indiana Soccer Classic against Christian Academy of Indiana.  Having never beaten the Warriors before, it was a tough draw for the Pirates. However, the boys dominated possession from the opening whistle straight through...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Gets Big MSC Win over Salem 3-0

Charlestown Junior team captain and center back, Jose Alfredo Arredondo, went on a tour of the field as he dribbled through everyone in his way not even five minutes into the game to score a solo goal to open the contest. This was Arredondo’s first goal of the season and...Read More »

Dragons Slip Past Pirate Soccer, 2-1

Boys Soccer:  Silver Creek 2 – Charlestown 1

It was a close match throughout, as expected, but it was Silver Creek who found their way onto the scoreboard first off a penalty kick late in the first half from Junior Midfielder Jacob Atkins.  Silver Creek held the tenuous lead throughout a good...Read More »

All CHS Soccer Cancelled for Aug. 28th

Due to extreme heat, Louisville’s Southern High School has decided to cancel both girls (home vs. Southern) and boys (away vs. Southern) soccer matches for tonight, August 28th, 2014.

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Corydon Squeezes Past Pirate Soccer

Varsity: Charlestown 1 (Josh Wray Goal); Corydon Central 2: (Drew Uesseler Goal, Charlestown Own Goal)

The Charlestown Pirates opened conference play at home against Corydon Central. The visiting Panthers were dominated from the outset with the Pirates easily controlling the length of the game and putting shot after shot on goal....Read More »

Pirate Soccer Tops Hornets 9-2

The Charlestown Boys Soccer team traveled to Henryville High School on Monday evening for a Varsity and JV match.  Charlestown (2-0) won the Varsity match 9-2.  Seniors Michael Navetta, Colin Martin, and Brayden Cooksey each helped to put points on the board for the Pirates for the second game in...Read More »

Pirate Soccer Wins Opener 6-4 Over the Jags

Charlestown High School Pirate Soccer hosted the River City Jaguars on Wednesday evening in a boys soccer contest.  The final score found the Pirates on top of the Jaguars 6-4; after a tied halftime score of 3-3.  Senior striker Colin Martin lead the Pirates (1-0) with a brace of two...Read More »