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 2023 Varsity Volleyball

Back Row (L to R): Manager Shae Abbott, Assistant Coach Sadee Godecker, Assistant Coach Samantha Shelley, Emma Grace, Claire Sweeney, Sophia Fuquay, Ava Benner, Reagan Abbott, Mia Long, Madisyn Lisco, Coach Hannah Joly, Assistant Brandon Nylin
Front Row (L to R): Maddie Watts, Trinity Cheatham, Olivia O’Neil, Aubree Lathem, Makenna Curtis, Desi Witt


Back Row (L to R): Manager Shae Abbott, Assistant Coach Sadee Godecker, Assistant Coach Samantha Shelley, Ava Draper, Izzy Combs, Anna Hill, Madisyn Lisco, Katie Pickerell, Maddie Watts, Coach Hannah Joly, Assistant Brandon Nylin
Front Row (L to R): Desi Witt, Avarie Freiberger, Adalee Lewellen, Emma DeWeese, Khloe Kannapel, Bailey Coppinger
Photos Courtesy of Melissa Stewart


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McConnell Breaks Career Blocks Record

Congratulations are in order for Lady Pirate Volleyball’s Kylie McConnell after she broke the school record for career blocks against Henryville last night. Kylie now has 115 blocks (and counting) in her career which surpasses the previous record of 112 held...Read More »

Crowe Signs with Grace College for Volleyball and Track


Front Row (L to R): Theresa Crowe (mother), Lanae’ Crowe, Lauren Crowe (sister and CHS assistant track coach)
Back Row (L to R): Tammy Nuxoll (CHS volleyball coach), Jerry Doyle (CHS head track coach), David Daniel (CHS assistant track coach)

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Pirates Crowe and Wigginton Named School Winners for the Heisman High School Scholarship

Congratulations to Lanae’ Crowe and Eric Wigginton for being named Charlestown High School’s female and male (respectively) Heisman High School Scholarship winners.

The Heisman Memorial Trophy is renowned for symbolizing the pursuit of excellence with integrity. The Heisman High School Scholarship, presented by Acceptance Insurance, extends the Heisman prestige to...Read More »

McConnell Sets New Single Match Ace Record for Lady Pirate Volleyball

Congratulations to Lady Pirate Volleyball standout Kylie McConnell. In last night’s Mid Southern Conference contest at Austin, she broke the single match ace record with ten service aces. The record was previously held by Kayleigh Smith and Savannah McClelland who each had nine.
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Lady Pirate Volleyball Tames the Lady Mustangs in Three Sets

Last night the Lady Pirate volleyball team hosted the neighboring Lady Mustangs of New Washington. Both teams came into the contest hunting their second win of this early season as Charlestown was 1-3 with a win over MSC rival Clarksville and losses to Jeffersonville, Corydon, and defending state champion Brownstown....Read More »

Tuesday's Athletic Results Yield Two Big Lady Pirate Victories

The Lady Pirate Cross Country team had three pairs team up to place 2nd, 6th, and 12th to win medals, edge out Silver Creek 20-23, and earn the Darrell Kingery Hokum Karem Championship! Skylar Cochran and Ashley Wight were the second place finishers; Laney Hawkins and Jessie McCoy finished 6th;...Read More »

CHS Volleyball Alumni Match & Team Preview August 10th

The Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball program will be holding its first annual Alumni Match and 2019 Team Preview on Saturday, August 10th beginning at 6:00 pm in the CHS Sports Arena at Charlestown High School.  Spectator admission is $3.00 per person with proceeds to directly benefit CHS Volleyball. ...Read More »

Charlestown Volleyball Boys & Girls Summer Camp May 28th-30th

Charlestown Pirate Volleyball will be hosting a summer volleyball camp at Charlestown High School starting Tuesday, May 28th and running through Thursday, May 30th.  This camp is for boys and girls currently in grades K-8th of  this school year; and conducted each day from 6:00-7:30 pm for K-4th grade campers,...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Falls to #3 in 1A Christian Academy

The Lady Pirates traveled to #3 in 1A Christian Academy last night and lost in three. Coach Nuxoll said, “CAI is a good team. There is a reason that they are ranked third in the state in 1A. We struggled with our passing and defense, but I felt like when...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Improves on the Road in MSC Win

The Lady Pirates improve their record to (9-6 & MSC 4-2) after an impressive conference win on the road against Eastern (5-11 & MSC 2-4). Head coach Tammy Nuxoll was very pleased with her teams performance last night.

“We came out strong and Eastern made some mistakes to help us win...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Runners Up in Crawford County Tournament

The Lady Pirate volleyball team traveled to Crawford County today for a four team tournament and came away runners up to the host school after beating both Orleans (25-15, 25-15) and Mitchell (25-21, 25-16). Coach Tammy Nuxoll said, “The first two matches of the tournament I thought we played well....Read More »

Rally of the Year Helps Lady Pirate Volleyball Top MSC Rival North Harrison

The Lady Pirates rallied back from a 0-2 deficit against the North Harrison Lady Cougars in a classic MSC showdown last night. The Lady Pirates (now 5-5; MSC 3-2) came back to win three consecutive matches (18-25, 25-27, 25-19, 25-23, 15-11) after falling behind 0-2.

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McClellan Breaks School Record in Aces as Pirate Volleyball Defeats Madison Shaw in Three


The Lady Pirate volleyball team collected another win last night at home against Madison Shawe in three sets (27-25, 25-16, and 25-7)

Coach Tammy Nuxoll had this to say about the match: “We started out strong against Shaw with strong serving from Savannah McClellan and had a 17-7 lead but...Read More »

Volleyball Suffers 2-0 Loss at Top 10 Ranked Silver Creek

In last night’s volleyball match at Silver Creek, the Lady Pirates lost 2-0 to a top ranked team in the state but it was not without positives from Coach Nuxoll.

“Tonight we played against a really good Silver Creek team. They are ranked in the top ten in the state for...Read More »

Lady Pirates Outlast Lady Rebels in Last Night's Volleyball Matchup

Charlestown’s Kaleigh Smith goes for the kill.

The Charlestown Lady Pirates (3-4 & 2-1 MSC) earned a hard fought victory against the Southwestern Lady Rebels (6-4)  25-19, 13-25, 23-25, 25-16, 25-12.

“Tonight was a hard fought match between both schools. We came off two hard...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Opens with Hard Fought MSC Win

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (1-0 & 1-0 MSC) opened their 2018 season with a well earned and hard fought Mid-Southern Conference victory over the visiting Corydon Central Panthers (3-2) 25-21, 23-25, 25-20, 20-25, & 15-4.  The Lady Pirate Junior Varsity team also outlasted their counterparts (2-1) 25-15, 22-25, & 15-10...Read More »

Charlestown Volleyball Boys & Girls Summer Camp June 4th-7th

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...Read More »

Lady Pirate Vincent Signs with Saint Mary of the Woods

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...Read More »

Record Breaking Lady Pirate Volleyball Season Ends

Many of the goals this year’s senior laden Lady Pirate Volleyball team were accomplished, and on top of continued program growth and success in Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll’s fifth year.  Charlestown finished 21-10 this season, 18-12 last season, and 7-22 in her third season after over...Read More »

Lady Pirates Advance with 3-0 Sweep of Salem

The Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball team (21-9) advanced to Saturday’s Class 3A Sectional #30 Semi-Final round by dispatching Salem 28-26, 25-21, & 25-17 Tuesday evening at Silver Creek.  “I am happy that we were able to get a round one win under our belt.  This...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Defends Invitational Reign at New Wash

For the second consecutive year, the Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team wins the New Washington Invitational.  The Lady Pirate Varsity squad swept Switzerland County (25-19, 25-11), Clarksville (25-19, 25-21), and New Washington (25-23, 25-18) to successfully repeat; while the Junior Varsity squad, for the second time in...Read More »

Lady Pirates Cruise to Volleyball Victory on Road

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team improved to 17-9 on the season Thursday evening as they traveled to Elizabeth Indiana to clash with the Rebels of South Central.  Charlestown swept the Rebels 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, and 25-22) and found them to be an improved team this season...Read More »

Lady Pirates Sweep Borden on Senior Night

The Charlestown Lady Pirates hosted Borden Tuesday evening and celebrated its nine program Seniors.  After an emotional Senior ceremony held between the Junior Varsity and Varsity matchups, the Lady Pirates swept the visiting Lady Braves 3-0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-10); improving their season record to 16-9.  “Senior night...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tops Rock Creek 3-1

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball moved to 15-9 on the season Monday evening after outlasting visiting Rock Creek 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-18, and 26-24); the Lions dropped to 21-5 on the season.  “Tonight was a great match against Rock Creek with both sides leaving everything out on the...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Senior Night Tuesday

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball program will celebrate their nine Seniors Tuesday evening, in the CHS Sports Arena, between the Junior Varsity and Varsity games of their last home game hosting Borden.  The Senior Ceremony will take place shortly after 6:30 pm.  “These Seniors have been...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Sweeps Past Visiting Austin

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team improved to 14-8 & 4-4 MSC Monday evening after sweeping visiting Austin three sets to nil.  Charlestown won 25-14, 25-8, and 25-14; as the Lady Pirates started and ended strong in a three set win over conference opponent Austin.  “I was...Read More »

Volleyball Doubles Up on Kills, Tops Salem

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (11-6 & 3-4 MSC) continued a busy week, playing for the third consecutive night in advance of Saturday’s Borden Invitational.  Thursday evening the Lady Pirates earned an important conference victory by dispatching  visiting Salem 3-0 (25-15, 25-11, & 25-23).  “Overall, I...Read More »

Lady Pirates Sweep Lanesville in Volleyball

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball traveled to Lanesville Wednesday evening for a non-conference match with the Eagles.  Charlestown (10-6) got it’s tenth victory of the season after sweeping Lanesville 3-0 (25-16, 27-25, 25-12).  “It was good to get a win tonight and have pockets of some solid performance....Read More »

Volleyball Falls to Eastern in Conference Play

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball (9-6 & 2-4 MSC) hosted Eastern (11-6 & 4-2 MSC) in Mid-Southern Conference play Tuesday evening, in the CHS Sports Arena.  The Lady Pirate suffered a setback loss to the Lady Musketeers in a 3-1 decision (25-17, 25-27, 18-25, and 16-25).  “Tonight was a disappointing conference...Read More »

Lady Pirates Drop MSC Match to Lady Cats

The Lady Pirate Volleyball team (7-4 & 2-3 MSC) traveled to Ramsey, Indiana Thursday evening for an important Mid-Southern Conference clash with the North Harrison Lady Cats.  The night didn’t go as planned as Charlestown fell 1-3 to the hosts, to the tune of 17-25, 29-27, 7-25, and...Read More »

CPPSB is LIVE from North Harrison Thursday & Friday

Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting will be live from North Harrison TONIGHT (Thursday) covering the big conference clash between Lady Pirate Volleyball (7-3 & 2-2 MSC) and the Lady Cats (6-7 & 1-1 MSC).  Air time is scheduled to begin at approximately 7:00 pm.  Jeremy Vincent, Frank Nuxoll and Chuck...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tops Shawe on the Road

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball improved to 6-4 on the season after defeating Madison Shawe 3-1 on the road Wednesday (25-13, 25-16, 20-25, & 25-15).  “A win is a win, but we did not execute as well as I would have liked tonight. Even in the first set...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Battles, but Falls to #10 Creek

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball (5-4 & 2-2 MSC) hosted Class 3A #10 Silver Creek Thursday evening in the CHS Sports Arena.  Creek (13-2 & 4-0 MSC) coming off a solid win over #4 Madison and the Lady Pirates off a solid outing at Southwestern.  Charlestown hung tough with the Dragons...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 »

Lady Pirates Top Southwestern 3-1

In another first victory in over five years, the Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team improved to 5-3 on the season Tuesday evening by defeating the Rebels for the first time in at least the last six season 3-1 (26-24, 25-22, 15-25, and 25-18).  “I’m super proud of how my team...Read More »

Lady Pirates Drop Non-Conference Match at Madison

The more the Lady Pirate Volleyball (4-3) competed against the home standing Lady Cubs (5-0) of Madison, the more they successful figured out their offense.  Unfortunately, Varsity Volleyball is the best of the first five sets, so Madison ended up defeating Charlestown 0-3.  The Lady Pirates surged during each of...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tops Henryville in the Arena

For the first time in over five years, the Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team earned a Varsity victory Wednesday evening hosting the Henryville Hornets.  The Lady Pirates improved to 4-2 by defeating Henryville (3-1) 25-16, 25-22, 14-25, 25-14.  “Tonight was a good win for us.  It is the first time...Read More »

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...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 »

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...Read More »

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...Read More »

Lady Pirates Open Season with 3-0 Win at Corydon

The 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...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Camp Opens Monday

The 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...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Announces Trivia Night Fundraiser

The 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...Read More »

Lady Pirates Participating in Volleyball East-West Game

Two Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball Juniors, Chrissa Ledbetter and Kaia Reid, will travel over the holiday weekend to play in The Don Shondell All-Star Volleyball Games.  These are the original Indiana Class All-Star Games that were established in 2005. Ledbetter and Reid will travel to Yorktown, IN on...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Collect Some More Honors

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team, after celebrating the programs first winning record season in many years and finishing third in the conference; the team announced some more honors and accolades Tuesday evening during their team banquet.  Lady Pirate Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll announced that Senior Alex Chester had been...Read More »

Three Lady Pirates Playing in North v. South Invite Saturday

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team will have three current players representing Pirate Nation at Saturday’s 4th Annual Indiana Elite North vs. South Volleyball Invitational.  Lady Pirates Molly Braunecker, Kiersten James and Chrissa Ledbetter will travel to Lebanon High School, just north of Indianapolis, to participate in...Read More »

Volleyball Sectional Pairings Announced

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (18-11) got the bye and will face the winner of match #1 (Brownstown v. Providence) in the semi-final round of Sectional #30 in the 45th Annual Volleyball State Tournament.  Charlestown’s semi-final match is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd, beginning at 11:00 am.  Sectional #30...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Wins New Wash Invitational

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball made the short trip to New Washington Saturday to compete in the annual Mustang Invitational to close out their regular season.  The Lady Pirates sweep all three of their matches to win the tournament outright and improve their regular season record to 18-11....Read More »

Volleyball Chalks Up Senior Night Victory

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball improved to 15-11 Thursday night and honored their three Seniors; Alex Chester, Emalee Craven, and Amelia McCoy while sweeping visiting South Central.  Charlestown topped the Lady Rebels 25-19, 25-19, and 25-13.

“I’m super proud of my team tonight, especially my seniors-Alex Chester, Emalee Craven and...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fall to Borden on the Road

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team traveled to Borden Tuesday evening, dropping to 14-11 after losing to the Lady Braves 3-0 (25-20, 25-23, and 25-20).  “We had a rough night tonight….. I did not see the same team that I saw against Rock Creek on Monday night.  We had leads...Read More »

Lady Pirates Outlast Rock Creek 3-2

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball improved to 14-10 on the season, while defeating Rock Creek (13-7) for the second straight year Monday evening on the road.  Charlestown won the first set 26-24, but allowed the host Lady Lions to take sets two and three 16-25,  and 16-25 respectively.  Charlestown...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fall to Warriorettes

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball traveled to Scottsburg to close out Mid-Southern Conference play.  Varsity fell 3-0 (18-25, 17-25, and 21-25); ending their recent seven game win streak.  “I was hoping we could pull out a win in our last conference match, but Scottsburg was definitely the better team tonight.  Scottsburg...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 »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Takes Care of Business at Austin

Lady Pirate Volleyball won its seventh straight on the road Monday evening, taking care of business at MSC rival Austin.  Charlestown topped the Lady Eagles 3-1 (25-12, 13-25, 25-19, and 28-26) with one conference contest remaining; Thursday at Scottsburg.  “Tonight was a great conference win for us.  Austin has a...Read More »

Lady Pirates Win Borden Volleyball Invitational

Its been several years, maybe decades since Charlestown earned hardware of any kind in the sport of volleyball.  Saturday morning changed that, as the 2016 Lady Pirates finished another busy week of volleyball by participating in the Bethany Burrier Invitational at Borden High School.  The Lady Pirates...Read More »

Lady Pirates Storm Back for MSC Road Win

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team improved to 9-9 on the season; but also 5-2 in MSC play Thursday evening by defeating host Salem 3-2.  Charlestown dropped the first two sets 22-25 and 24-26; but then hit their stride to take the next three sets 25-14, 25-16...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tops Eastern and Lanesville

Charlestown, in a three game stretch plus a Saturday Invitational this week, dispatched MSC foe Eastern (Pekin) (25-17, 25-19, & 25-18) Tuesday evening; then sweeped Lanesville (25-14, 25-20, & 25-11) Wednesday evening.  The Lady Pirates (8-9 and 4-2 MSC) will travel to Salem Thursday for an important...Read More »

Volleyball Defeats Defending Champ Cats

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball (5-6 & 3-2 MSC) hosted the North Harrison Lady Cats Thursday evening in the CHS Sports Arena.  North Harrison, the 2015 defending conference volleyball champs, and winners of four of their last six matches; is a team the Lady Pirate Volleyball program hadn’t...Read More »

Volleyball Sweeps Hilltoppers 3-0

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team improved their season record to 4-6 Wednesday evening when hosting and sweeping the Madison Shawe Hilltoppers 25-14, 25-21, and 26-24.  “Tonight was a much needed win for us.  This was the first time we have played Shawe since I have been coaching...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fall to #7 Creek 3-0

Lady Pirate Volleyball traveled to Silver Creek Thursday evening for a conference contest.  Charlestown fell to the Dragons 3-0 (15-25, 9-25, 6-25).  “There is a reason that Silver Creek is ranked 7th in the state in 3A. They are a very strong team and they are definitely the strongest team...Read More »

Madison Outlasts Lady Pirates 3-1

Lady Pirate Volleyball hosted Madison Thursday evening in the CHS Sports Arena, capping a third straight night of heated competition this week for Charlestown.  The Lady Pirates found themselves two sets behind again before gaining some momentum; Charlestown fell to the Lady Cubs 3-1 (15-25, 21-25, 25-19, & 14-25).  “This...Read More »

Lady Pirates Drop Contest at Henryville

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball traveled to Henryville Wednesday evening for a second straight non-conference match-up.  Charlestown fell behind 2 sets to none, 19-25 & 16-25; but then rallied in the third to beat their hosts 25-23 before nearly forcing a fifth but coming up just short, 27-25 in the fourth....Read More »

Lady Pirates Outlast New Washington 3-2

The Charlestown HS Lady Pirate Volleyball team improved to 3-2 on their young season Tuesday evening, when defeating visiting New Washington three sets to two.  The Lady Pirates had to battle the Lady Mustangs, about as much as the team battles injuries this season.  Charlestown squeezed set one 25-23, then...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Weekend News and Notes

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (2-2 & 1-1 MSC) hosted conference rivals Clarksville and Brownstown in the CHS Sports Arena Saturday morning.  Both Charlestown matches were broadcasted live and archived by Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting.  Charlestown started the tri-match action by matching up with Clarksville, a team the program...Read More »

Lady Pirates Give Devils All They Could Handle

The Lady Pirate Volleyball team (1-1) dropped their first match of the  season to 4A Jeffersonville at home; but gave the Red Devils all they could handle.  After continual lead changes and tied scores, Jeffersonville managed to squeeze out the victory 3-0 (22-25, 22-25, & 24-26).  The Charlestown offense was led...Read More »

Lady Pirates Top Corydon 3-0 in Opener


The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (1-0 & 1-0 MSC) began their 2016 regular season Tuesday evening hosting conference rival Corydon in the CHS Sports Arena.  The :ady Pirate Junior Varsity team started the evening off right, defeating Corydon 21-25, 25-13, and 15-3.  The Varsity then took...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 »

Lady Pirates Plan Boys Volleyball Tourney Fund Raiser

The Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball team will be coordinating a volleyball tournament fund raiser for boys attending Charlestown Middle and High Schools.  The tournament will be held on Saturday, August 13th, at Charlestown High School, beginning at 10:00 am; after the annual Pirate Fun Run. ...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Shows Intensity in Preseason

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball participated in the annual preseason Summer Scorcher Tournament hosted by North Harrison High School.  The tournament features twelve area high school volleyball teams, including Charlestown, Christian Academy, Corydon, Jasper, Jeffersonville, Meade County, North Harrison, Paoli, Perry Central, Scottsburg, Silver Creek, and West Washington.  The Lady Pirates...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Announces Summer Camp

The Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball Program would like to invite girls entering grades 3rd-9th to attend a summer volleyball camp.  The camp will run from Thursday, July 14th through Saturday, July 16th.  Girls entering grades 3rd-5th should attend from 9:30-11:00 am each day; and girls entering grades 6th-9th...Read More »

Lady Pirate Craven Headed to North-South Invitational

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball Junior standout Emalee Craven was recently selected to play in the Indiana Elite North vs. South Volleyball Invitational at Danville Community High School.  The Invitational will be held on Saturday, November 21st  and is one of the Midwest’s largest post season high school volleyball events; with many of the...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Finishes Much Improved Season

Charlestown Volleyball (7-22) lost to Silver Creek 3 sets to 0 (15-25, 16-25, 14-25).  From Coach Nuxoll:  “Silver Creek was a tough draw in the first round because they have a well established program. We did not play our best tonight and struggled passing, but the girls did not give...Read More »

Volleyball Draws Creek in Sectional Opener

The IHSAA conducted its blind draw to determine the Sectional first round match-ups in the annual Indiana HS Volleyball State Tournament Monday morning.  The Class 3A Sectional #0 Volleyball Sectional will again be hosted by Charlestown High School.  Lady Pirate Volleyball drew Silver Creek in game one of the sectional....Read More »

Lady Pirate JV Volleyball Wins New Washington Invite

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Junior Varsity and Varsity teams participated Saturday in the annual New Washington Varsity and JV Volleyball Invitational at New Washington High School.  The four team Invitational featured teams from Charlestown, New Washington, Clarksville and Scottsburg.

The Charlestown Junior Varsity team finished their season in a very...Read More »

Volleyball Makes it Three in a Row at South Central

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team capped off another busy week, making a long trip to South Central High School and defeating the Lady Rebels in four.  The win gives the Lady Pirates a three game winning streak; after also beating Borden and Rock Creek earlier in the week....Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tops Borden 3-0

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball (6-18) played some of their best ball of the season, defeating the visiting Borden Lady Braves in three; while winning their fourth of the last four outings.  The varsity team won 25-12, 25-23, and 25-19; and is available for archived listening at CPPSB.com and viewing via...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball "Rocks" Creek Academy in Three

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball hosted the Rock Creek Academy Lions Monday evening in the CHS Sports Arena; marking a another milestone in the programs rebuilding.  The Lady Pirates, for the first time since 2011, shut out an opponent in a best of five match.  Charlestown varsity WON 25-19, 25-18,...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Battles Scottsburg

Lady Pirate Volleyball (4-19 and 1-8 MSC) finished MSC play Thursday evening hosting the Warriorettes from Scottsburg.  The varsity team lost 18-25, 23-25, 20-25 against a good Scottsburg team.  “They have strong outside hitters and we were just not able to stop them tonight.  We passed a little better tonight but...Read More »

Volleyball Splits Matchup with Austin at Home

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team hosted MSC rival Austin Monday evening in the CHS Sports Arena.  The varsity team dropped to 4-18 and 1-7 MSC losing to Austin 18-25, 20-25, 25-18, 17-25.  “We struggled tonight with our passing and defense.  Austin played very consistent and didn’t make a lot...Read More »

Lady Pirates End MSC Drought by Beating Salem

August 2012 marked the last Mid-Southern Conference win for the Lady Pirate Volleyball program; a drought that Charlestown ended Thursday evening with a varsity win over visiting Salem 22-25, 25-23, 25-23, and 25-17.  “We had a very rough start to the evening allowing Salem to serve eight straight points to...Read More »

Lady Pirates Top Lanesville on the Road

The Lady Pirate Volleyball program traveled to Lanesville Wednesday evening for a varsity and junior varsity non-conference match-up.  The Junior Varsity team improved their record to 7-4 by dispatching the Lanesville JV team in the evening opener, 25-17, 25-18.  “Our JV team continues to step up, Wednesday evening with...Read More »

Lady Pirates Come Up Just Short Versus Musketeers

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball program traveled to Eastern High School Tuesday evening for a varsity and junior varsity conference match-up.  Charlestown varsity (2-17 & 0-6 MSC) lost to Eastern in five sets, 29-27, 20-25, 24-26, 25-18, 13-15.  “It is very difficult to lose a match like this after you...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fall to North Harrison

Charlestown Varsity lost in four: 25-21, 16-25, 19-25, 16-25

Coach Nuxoll:  We played really well at times tonight. We had stretches of good defense and heads up plays along with good serving, but we also had some stretches of not being completely focused and had some miscommunication. We definitely had a...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Continues to Improve

Charlestown Varsity lost 19-25, 16-25, 18-25

Charlestown JV lost 21-25, 22-25

Coach Nuxoll:  I am extremely proud of the way the Charlestown Program played tonight. Christian Academy has a great program and there is a reason they were state runner up last year. Despite not having a great passing night, our girls...Read More »

Lady Pirates Come Up Short at Southwestern

Charlestown Varsity lost 20-25, 26-24, 23-25, 21-25

Coach Tammy Nuxoll:  I was proud of the way we consistently played with heart all four sets tonight. Each and every set came down to the wire and the girls played hard until the end. I was pleased with the overall team effort and...Read More »

Lady Pirates Split Visit to Madison Thursday

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team traveled to Madison for a non-conference match-up Thursday night.  The varsity fell in their contest after the junior varsity improved their record to 3-2 on the season with 2-1 set win over their Cub counterparts (25-19, 20-25, 15-9).  The varsity fell, on their third...Read More »

Lady Pirates Drop Visit by Henryville Volleyball

The Lady Pirate Volleyball team hosted the Henryville Hornets Wednesday evening in the CHS Sports Arena.  Charlestown lost the best of five game 17-25, 9-25, and 15-25.  Emalee Craven led the team with four kills and Bri Harvey added two.  “We played a good Henryville team tonight.  I thought we...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tops Mustangs in Five

The rebuilding of Lady Pirate Volleyball, under third year Coach Tammy Nuxoll, took an important step Tuesday evening while on the road at New Washington.  The varsity team, when the distance, and won three sets to two over the host Mustangs.  The victory marked the first varsity win for the...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Falls in Saturday Double Header

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team faced off against Brownstown and Clarksville on Saturday in a Mid-Southern Conference double header at Clarksville High School. The Lady Pirates fell in both matches, but showed some improvement against the conference powerhouse of Brownstown. The Lady Pirates fell to Clarksville in the first...Read More »

Volleyball Falls to Corydon in Season Opener

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team dropped their season opener Tuesday night to Corydon Central (1-1 overall; 1-0 MSC). Corydon Central defeated Charlestown 24-26, 19-25, and 22-25. The Lady Pirates battled throughout the entire match, and showed much improvement throughout. “I am disappointed with our loss tonight. We had Corydon...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Camp Scheduled in July

The Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball Program would like to invite girls entering grades 4-9 to attend a summer volleyball camp.  The dates for the camp will be July 22nd and July 23rd.  Girls entering grades 4-6 will be from 9:30-11:00 and grades 7-9 will be from 12:00-2:00.  The...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Meeting Announced

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball Coach Tammy Nuxoll has announced a meeting for any girls (and their parents) who are interested in playing Lady Pirate Volleyball; and will be enrolled in Charlestown High School during the 2015-16 season.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015, beginning at...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 »

Ms. Hostetler Receives her Game Ball

When the Charlestown Pirate Football team beat Silver Creek in the Bone Yard on September 19th, Ms. Ronda Hostetler, a Jonathan Jennings School Teacher bought a chance to win the game ball.  The game ball chances were sold by the Lady Pirate Volleyball program as fund raiser; sponsored by...Read More »

Volleyball Sectional Pairings Announced

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team will compete in and host this year’s IHSAA Class 3A #30 Sectional in the CHS Sports Arena. The sectional pairing are as follows:
Tuesday, October 21st (CHS Sports Arena)
M1-6pm: North Harrison vs. Scottsburg.
M2-7pm: Salem vs. Madison.
Thursday, October 23rd (CHS Sports Arena)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 »

Lady Pirates Fall at Borden 3-0

Charlestown at Borden

CHS JV lost 21-25, 18-25 & CHS Varsity lost 15-25, 21-25, 13-25

Coach Nuxoll:  We definitely had our ups and downs tonight. We played together at times and other times we didn’t. We have got to work on our consistency with our fundamentals. We have got to have more consistent...Read More »

JV Volleyball Wins Third, Varsity Falls to Rock Creek

Charlestown at Rock Creek

CHS JV won 24-25, 25-23, 15-8 & CHS Varsity lost 11-25, 18-25, 7-25

Coach Nuxoll:  Danielle Miles showed good leadership on the court for us tonight. Despite rough patches, she encouraged her team to stay in the game. Danielle and Emalee Craven led our offensive efforts. We struggled in...Read More »

Volleyball Falls to Scottsburg 3-0

Charlestown at Scottsburg JV lost 11-25, 8-25 / Varsity lost 11-25, 18-25, 15-25

Coach Nuxoll:  Sometimes there can be small victories even in defeat. Although we lost tonight, our team showed more hustle, effort and pride than I’ve seen in the past few games. We had some good rallies and made some...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fight to the End for their Seniors

Charlestown JV won 25-20, 13-25, 15-14 / Charlestown Varsity lost 23-25, 17-25, 23-25

Coach Nuxoll:  Lady Pirate Volleyball played with a lot of heart and Pride tonight. The Varsity lost three very close sets. In the first set we gained a large lead from strong serving by Emalee Craven. Lanesville slowly...Read More »

Volleyball Senior Night-Free Admission to First 25

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team will host Lanesville this Wednesday evening for their final regular season home game; also designated as Senior Night in honor of Keeley Couch, Miranda Wood and Shelby Goedeker.  The games begin at 6:00 pm in the CHS Sports Arena.  FREE ADMISSION TO THE FIRST...Read More »

Brian Stewart Receives Lucas Game Ball

During last Friday’s home football game versus North Harrison, Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball Coach Tammy Nuxoll presented the first winning game ball of the season to CHS Teacher/Coach Brian Stewart.  Receiving the winning game ball with Stewart, as shown above, is his step son Eric.  Coach Stewart, while attending...Read More »

Lady Pirates Headed in Right Direction versus Warriors

Volleyball:  Charlestown at Christian Academy

CHS JV lost 9-25, 6-25 / CHS Varsity lost 8-25, 8-25, 8-25

Coach Nuxoll:  Tonight we played a good CAI team.  Our inexperience at watching our hitters and blocking showed tonight.  We did not have an answer for #23 their outside hitter or for #11 their middle. Playing...Read More »

Volleyball Falls to Creek 3-0

Charlestown Volleyball at Silver Creek

CHS C-team lost 8-25, 13-25 / CHS JV lost 5-25, 13-25 / CHS Varsity lost 6-25, 7-25, 6-25

Coach Nuxoll:  We really didn’t show up to play tonight, and you cannot do that with a team like Silver Creek. Silver Creek has a good team, and I was hoping...Read More »

Lady Pirates Fall to Lady Rebels, JV wins 2-0

Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball hosting Southwestern

CHS JV won 25-22, 25-21 / CHS Varsity lost 10-25, 14-25, 14-25

In the first set against Southwestern, it took us a while to get going, and we allowed their servers to string together several points before we could side-out. We made some mental errors and just...Read More »

"Win the Game Ball" at Home Football Games

The Lady Pirate Volleyball parents will be selling raffle chances to win the official game ball of each of the 2014 Pirate Football home games this season, including Saturday’s Charlestown game versus Brownstown in Lucas Oil Stadium.  Watch for Lady Pirate Volleyball parents walking the stands and setup at a...Read More »

Lady Pirates Tangle with Henryville

Charlestown at Henryville:  JV lost 5-25, 6-25 / Varsity lost 13-25, 15-25, 4-25

Coach Nuxoll:  Henryville has a solid volleyball program. They have two strong left side hitters and a left handed middle hitter that gave us trouble. We have a small line up and Henryville’s outside hitter took advantage of that....Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Falls to Mustangs

CHS JV lost 18-25, 23-25; CHS Varsity lost 7-25, 26-28, 17-25

The Lady Pirate Volleyball Varsity started out lethargic in the first set, making some errors and couldn’t get together.  Line-up adjustments were made in the second set and the second group played with a lot of enthusiasm and heart.  Charlestown passed...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Up for the Challenge at Jeff

Score line:  CHS vs. Jeff

CHS C-team lost 5-25, 11-25;  CHS JV team lost 18-25, 11-25; CHS Varsity lost 7-25, 20-25, 12-25.

In our C-Team match up we struggled in the first game with our serve receive. We played better in our second match by communicating more and moving our feet better to...Read More »

Lady Pirates Improved, However Fall in Volleyball Opener

C-Team vs. Corydon (0-2) 9-25, 5-25  /  JV vs. Corydon (1-3) 6-25, 25-21, 12-15  /  Varsity vs. Corydon (0-3) 12-25, 19-25, 18-25

Overall, it was a positive night for our first outing. We lost six starting seniors last season, so we knew this would be a rebuilding year for us. We...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Begins New Season at Corydon

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball program, now beginning its second season under the direction of Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll; puts being competitive at the top of the season agenda.  “We are excited about getting the 2014 volleyball season started; and although its a rebuilding year (after losing six senior...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Tryouts Announced

Charlestown High School would like to announce 2014 Lady Pirate Volleyball tryouts to be held on August 4th from 3:30-5:30 pm for girls entering CHS grades 9th-12th.  Students trying out for the team MUST have a completed current sports physical on file in the CHS Athletic Department to participant in...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball Camp Successful


Lady Pirate Head Volleyball Coach Tammy Nuxoll completed another successful week long summer camp for elementary, middle and high school girls last week.  Coach Nuxoll’s second year camp, with the assistance of her coaching staff and players, attracted over fifty girls between grades fourth through twelfth.  “We had...Read More »

Lady Pirate Volleyball to Host July Camp at CHS

The Lady Pirate Volleyball program would like to invite girls entering grades 4th through 9th to attend the Lady Pirate Summer Volleyball Camp.  The purpose of the camp is to teach the fundamentals of volleyball including, passing, setting, hitting, and serving; as well as the basics of team...Read More »