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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 »


Come Out to Zaxby's for Thursday Night Touchdown Showdown

Attention, Pirate Nation! The Pirate football team needs your appetite!

Tomorrow evening the The Big X Sports from WXVW will be live at 7:00 with Coach Hawkins, select Pirate players, and representatives from the Providence football program at the River Ridge Zaxby’s on Highway 62 for the Thursday Night Touchdown Showdown.

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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 »


Pirate Tennis Sweeps MSC Matchup at Clarksville

Eric Wigginton at #2 singles returns a serve.

Coach Matthews and the Pirate tennis team traveled to Clarksville for a Mid-Southern Conference matchup and swept the Generals yesterday.

Senior Isaac Bates (#1 singles) won his match in three sets (6-4, 4-6, and 6-1). Sophomore Eric...Read More »


Band of Pirates Seize Salem Competition

Congratulations to our Charlestown Marching Band of Pirates, who despite the venue change due to weather, dominated the Class A competition Saturday at Salem High School.  Charlestown, under the direction of JoAnn Talley, brought home another FIRST PLACE trophy from Salem while also scooping awards for Best Drum Major (Lauren...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 »


Painting for the Pirates at Earth and Fire Next Weekend

Do you love painting or need to spruce up your fall football party decor? What better way to do it than at Earth and Fire on Charlestown Rd. in New Albany, where they’ll give 10% back to our Pirate football team next weekend! See more details below….

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Pirates Run Over #6 Cougars 34-22, on Homecoming

Pirate Football improved to 3-1 (overall & MSC) on Homecoming Friday night, upsetting the Class 3A #6 and two time defending conference champs from North Harrison, 34-22.  Charlestown’s offense capitalized on great Pirate defensive plays in the second half to roll to a 27-15 advantage at the end of the...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.

“I’m really proud of my program Read More »


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 »


Pirate Tennis Takes Down the Mustangs 3-2 in Re-match

The Pirate tennis team claimed the home win last night against neighboring New Washington after previously losing to them just over a week before. Michael Gillooly won the only singles match for the Pirates, while both doubles teams of Jacob Roberts and Brandon Broady (1D) and Alex Wright and...Read More »


Its Homecoming Week, Parade/Pep Rally Tonight!

Indiana’s longest running high school football Homecoming Parade will be held Thursday (TONIGHT), September 6th beginning at 5:00 pm from the south parking lot of the Charlestown High School. The parade route will include traveling south on Monroe from the high school, then west on Main Street before stopping on...Read More »


Lukes Runs 475 Yard School Rushing Record in 41-12 Rout

Charlestown Pirate Football (2-1 & 2-1 MSC) traveled to rival Clarksville Friday evening; with hopes of hanging a 12th straight varsity football victory on the Generals and make the all time series 27-22….mission accomplished.  Even though mother nature made Pirate Nation wait til her pregame light show was complete and put...Read More »


Girls Cross Country Medals Two at North Harrison Invitational

In a 25 team meet, the Lady Pirate cross country team placed eighth. Earning medals were Ashley Wight in fourteenth and Skylar Cochran in twentieth.

 

The Next meet is September 4th at Hardy Lake at the Scottsburg Invitational.

 

(WPMQ staff contribution by Lexi Eblen)

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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 »


Girls' Golf Finished 2nd Behind Jeffersonville

Last night the Lady Pirate golf team teed off against the Jeffersonville Red Devils and New Washington Mustangs at the Elks Club in a battle of the three Greater Clark high schools. The Lady Pirates placed second with a score of 245, losing to Jeff who finished with a score...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 at...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 loses...Read More »


Home of Pirate Football Player Signs On Sale Wednesday

Show your Pirate Football Pride and the distinction of having a player under your roof.  New “Home of Pirate Football Player” yard signs will be available for all CHS High School, CMS Middle School, and Charlestown Little Pirate youth player families this Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm, in front of...Read More »


Brownstown Street Closure Information of IMPORTANCE

Pirate Nation traveling to Brownstown Central High School this evening, Friday, August 24th, for the huge MSC football clash between the Pirates and the Braves; should be aware that Elm Street (along the visitor side of the football field and the easiest access to Brownstown High School’s north parking...Read More »


Vote Pirate Marion Lukes Friday Night Player of the Week

The Charlestown Pirate Pride Booster Club encourages all of Pirate Nation to vote for Charlestown Pirate Football RB Marion Lukes for this week’s Touchdown Friday Night Player of the Week.  Lukes was nominated after his 249 rushing yard-three touchdown performance in last Friday’s 32-14 victory over arch-rival Silver Creek.  Vote...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 »


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 »


Lady Pirates Defeat Creek on Links

The Lady Pirate Golf team matched up with Silver Creek Tuesday evening, defeating them for the third straight time 238 to 244.  Charlestown scores included Andrea McCoy’s 57, Kylan Burke and McKenna Harbin both shot a 60, and Lizzy Hill a 61.

“We improved our team score by 12 strokes from last match. ...Read More »


Pirate Pride Announces Board Election Results

The Charlestown Pirate Pride Booster Club held annual elections in accordance with its constitution last night, August 13th, 2018 during a quorum in attendance.  I am pleased to announce our new team dedicated to the continued operation and growth of Charlestown’s High School’s Booster Club.  The results of the election...Read More »


#CreekWeak Black Out Shirt Sales Support Football

Pirate Nation, your Pirate Football team will open their 2018 regular season this Friday hosting arch-rival Silver Creek in the Bone Yard.  The game is designated as a “Pirate Black Out” game; which means you’ll need an official Black Out T-Shirt.  Black Out shirts can be ordered for Friday Night’s...Read More »


Pirate Football Golf Scramble Moves to Covered Bridge

The fourth annual Charlestown High School Pirate Football Golf Scramble will be held on Sunday, August 5th; however this year the event will be held at Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club in Sellersburg.  This four-person golf scramble will commence with a shotgun start scheduled for 2:00...Read More »


2018 CHS Graduation to be Broadcasted LIVE

WPMQ, The Pirate Network and CHS student radio and television program, will produce and broadcast Saturday’s (June 9th) 2018 Charlestown High School commencement ceremony live beginning at 10:00 a.m.  “We would love for you to attend in person and honor our graduates, but if you cannot, you can view...Read More »