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IMPORTANT TICKET INFORMATION FOR REMAINING ROAD CONTESTS FOR THIS FALL:

IMPORTANT TICKET INFORMATION FOR REMAINING ROAD CONTESTS FOR THIS FALL:
 
WPMQ is committed to being your go-to source of information on Charlestown High School, especially in the area...Read More »

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 »

Charlestown High School Student Council Releases 2021 Homecoming and Parade Information

Student Council would like to issue the following statement regarding this fall’s homecoming week, September 20th–24th. 

(*Disclaimer: All information below is subject to change.)

2021 FOOTBALL HOMECOMING CEREMONY:

The 2021 Charlestown High School football homecoming ceremony will be held at halftime of the varsity football game against Scottsburg on Friday, September 24th. Tickets...Read More »


Looking for a CHS Pirate Roster?

Downloadable and printable 2021 Charlestown High School FALL Athletic Rosters are now available at www.PiratePride.BLUE/Roster or just look for this graphic on the right side of most Pirate Pride website pages.  GO PIRATES! 

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Charlestown Pirate Spirit Wear Apparel Available

Pirate fans, looking for some new Charlestown Pirate Spirit Wear? 

Check out PiratePride.BLUE/SpiritShop for authorized sales of Charlestown Pirate Fan Gear, including new Addidas garments.

Show your Pirate Pride and Pirate Spirit, and order you and your family some Pirate gear to wear at the next game!!!!

More designs and...Read More »


CHS Announces Individual and Season Pass Ticket Information

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department will be going exclusively to online and debit / credit card sales using Eventlink, for admittance to all athletic events during the 2021-22 school year. Individual and All Sport Passes will also be available using Eventlink.  All tickets and Sport Passes will be self-validate...Read More »


Charlestown Welcomes Coach Joe Witten to Lady Pirate Softball

WPMQ would like to welcome Coach Joe Witten to Charlestown Lady Pirate softball for the 2021-22 season!
Coach Witten comes to us with an extensive and impressive resume....Read More »

Pirate Pride Executive Officer Elections Scheduled

The Charlestown Pirate Pride Booster Club will hold a regular business meeting including annual Executive Officer elections on Monday, June 21st, 2021 beginning at 6:30 pm virtually.  Virtual meeting connection details will be posted at www.PiratePride.BLUE/Meet

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Kyle Craig to Play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic

Charlestown Pirate Kyle Craig has been named to the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic. The Midway University commit averaged 14 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists per game for the Pirates during the 2020-21 season.

 

Front (L to R): Kali Crace (sister), Angela Crace (mother), Ty Crace, Trey Crace (brother)
Back: Ryne Loggins (ALC Assistant Coach) and Sean Smith (Charlestown Basketball Coach)

Recently, Charlestown senior Ty Crace was joined by teammates, family, and friends as he signed his celebratory...Read More »


WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for April 26-May 1

WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for April 26-May 1

BASEBALL (7-3

Tuesday, April 27th vs Madison 

LP: Eric Wigginton 3IP, 4Ks, 1BB, 7H, 4 ER

Relief: Brandon Broady 4IP, 6Ks, 0H, 0ER

HR: Brandon Broady

3B: William Casey

2B: Dawson Boyd

William Casey...Read More »


WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for April 19-24

WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for April 19-24

BASEBALL (7-3)

Monday, April 19 at North Harrison W 12-0
WP: Eric Wigginton 7 IP, 10Ks, 5BBs, 2H, 0ER
3B: Jacob Glover
2B: Nolan Siler, Eric Wigginton
Nolan Siler was 4-5,...Read More »


WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for April 12-17

BASEBALL (5-2)

Monday, April 12 at Eastern–Postponed due to poor field conditions; Make up date–May 10th

Thursday, April 15 vs Corydon W 2-1
WP: Jacob Glover 7IP, 3H, 0ER, 8Ks, 4BB
2B: Eric Wigginton 
Wigginton 3-3, 

Friday, April 16 at New...Read More »


WPMQ's Weekly Wrap-Up for April 5-10, 2021

WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for April 5-10

BASEBALL

Monday April 5 @ South Central W 15-2 (3-0)

Winning Pitcher: Brandon Broady 4 IP, 8 Ks,2 BB, 2H, 0 ER

Tuesday April 6 vs Perry Central L 12-3 (3-1)

Losing Pitcher: Eric Wigginton 4.1 IP, 6...Read More »


Cochran Signs to Play Basketball with Lyon College

Front Row (L to R) Candice Matthews (mother), Skylar Cochran, Scott Matthews (stepfather and Charlestown High School girls’ basketball coach) Back Row (L to R) Lexi Finchum (sister), and David Abbott (Charlestown High School Assistant Athletic Director)

Recently, Charlestown senior Skylar Cochran was joined...Read More »


WPMQ's Weekly Wrap-up for March 29-April 3

WPMQ’s Spring Sports Athletic Weekly Wrap-Up for March 29-April 3

Baseball

Monday, March 29 at Lanesville W 11-6

Eric Wigginton pitched four innings, recorded 11 strikeouts and allowed no earned runs on just one hit before being relieved by Matthew McCoy due to pitch count restrictions. Nathaniel Kimbrell hit...Read More »


McCoy Inks with Hanover College for Baseball

Front (L to R): Pam McCoy (mother), Matthew McCoy, Steve McCoy (father)
Back: Charlestown Baseball Coach Brian Hester and Assistant Athletic Director David Abbott

Yesterday afternoon Charlestown senior Matthew McCoy was joined by family, coaches, and teammates as he signed his celebratory letter of...Read More »


Deke Brown Signs to Play Football at Hanover College

 

Front (L to R) Kara Brown(mother), Deke Brown, Keith Brown (father)
Back Charlestown Football Coach Jason Hawkins

Last night while surrounded by family, friends, and coaches, Charlestown senior Deke Brown signed his celebratory letter of intent to attend school and play football at Hanover...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)

Recently, Charlestown...Read More »


Pirate Baseball's Wigginton Signs with Spalding University

Front Row (L to R): Melissa Stewart (mother), Eric Wigginton, Karen Wigginton (Stepmother)
Back Row (L to R): Brian Stewart (Stepfather), Aiden Stewart (Sister), Brian Hester (Charlestown Baseball Coach), Kurt Meyer (Rawlings Tigers Coach) and Jeff Wigginton (Father)

Yesterday, Charlestown baseball senior Eric Wigginton...Read More »


The Wrestling Sectional Crown Belongs to Charlestown for the First Time in 26 Years

 

Photo Credit: Jonathan Phillips/Ed. Melissa Stewart

In a school year filled with ups and downs like sleds on this week’s snowy hills, the Charlestown wrestling team has had their eyes set straight on winning a sectional crown. Not rain, sleet, snow, nor COVID would...Read More »


Basketball Holiday Tourney and Wrestling Schedule Changes/Updates

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SCHEDULE AND EVENT UPDATES FOR THIS WEEK:
Lots of information here, folks so if you plan on attending girls basketball, wrestling, or boys basketball please read below!
12/5  (Saturday) Boys Basketball Body Armor Showcase has been cancelled.

12/5 additionally we have added Wrestling on...Read More »


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 »


Pirate Football Hosts the Greensburg Pirates Friday in Sectional Opener

Charlestown Pirate Football (3-6) will begin 2020 IHSAA Class 3A Sectional #31 play this Friday, October 23rd, hosting the Pirates of Greensburg HS (5-4) in the Bone Yard.

Kick-off is scheduled for 7:30 pm this Friday (instead of the usual 7:00 pm) and tickets are only available through...Read More »


NCAA Upcoming Webinar for Your Student-Athletes

The Eligibility Center is hosting a webinar for your college-bound student-athletes and their families on Saturday, October 10 at 11 a.m. Eastern.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Vote for CHS for Indianapolis Colts Friday Night Football Tour Matchup of the Week

Charlestown High School has been included in one of the Indianapolis Colts’ Friday Night Football Tour matchups of the week!
Round 1 voting runs until tomorrow October 6th at 10:00 P.M. in which fans will vote on their top matchup from...Read More »

Pirate Tennis Claims First Sectional Title in 51 Years

 

Front Row (L to R): Dawson Boyd, Alex Wright, Eric Wigginton, and Clayton Rothbauer Back Row (L to R): Coach Matthews, Jackson Snelling, Nick Broady, Carter Getz, Brandon Broady, James Broady, Michael Gillooly

Members of the Charlestown Tennis team set a very specific goal...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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CHS Athletic Results from the Week of September 14-19

Athletic Results from the Week of September 14-19

Boys Soccer

Tuesday, September 15 vs. Austin W 10-0; Kimmel 4 goals

Thursday, September 17 at Scottsburg Warrior Cup Invitational vs. Corydon L 2-2 Corydon won on PKs

Friday, September 18 at Scottsburg Warrior Cup Invitational vs. Floyd Central L...Read More »


CHS Student Council Releases 2020 Football Homecoming Information

Student Council would like to issue the following statement regarding homecoming week, September 28th through October 2nd:

The 2020 Charlestown High School football homecoming ceremony will be held at halftime of the varsity football game against Corydon on Friday, October 2nd. We would like to congratulate the...Read More »


Ricky Romans Letter of Resignation to Pirate Nation

 

Pirate Nation,

It has truly been a blessing leading the baseball program for the last 17 years. When I was fortunate to be hired in 2004, I never envisioned being the Head Baseball Coach through 2020. There was something about the program, and the community, that allowed me to grow...Read More »


CHS Athletic Results from the Week of September 7-12

WPMQ’s Weekly Wrap-up
Athletic Results from the Week of September 7-12
Boys Soccer
Wednesday, September 9 @ Silver Creek L 3-2
Thursday, September 10 vs. Salem W 9-0; Goals by Pascual Gonzalez, Bryson Andasol, Kameron Kimmel,...Read More »

CHS Athletic Results from the Week of August 31-September 5

WPMQ’s Weekly Wrap-Up for...Read More »


CHS Athletic Results from the Week of August 24-30

Athletic Results from the Week of August 24-30

Boys Soccer

Season Record 0-1

Tuesday, August 25 @ Corydon L 5-2; Goals by Bryson Andasol and Hunter VanGilder

Boys Tennis

Season Record 4-1

Monday, August 24 vs. South Central W 4-1

  • 1S—Alex Wright def Ty Jones 6-0, 6-0
  • 2S—Michael Gillooly def Evan Schoen 7-6, 6-0
  • 3S—Clayton Rothbauer def Ethan Hedden 6-0,...Read More »

Lady Pirate Cross Country is Off to a Sizzling Start

The defending Mid Southern Conference and Sectional champion cross country team is off to another hot start after the girls finished 3rd to Indianapolis Cathedral and Seymour in the Seymour Invitational! Skylar Cochran and Jessie McCoy finished in the top 10 with Laney Hawkins, Jackie McCoy,...Read More »


Pirate Football at Brownstown Event Guidelines

The following Event Guidelines for Friday’s football contest; Charlestown Pirates at the Brownstown Braves has been issued by the Brownstown Central HS Athletic Department.

Unfortunately, NO TICKET PRE-SALES will be available through Charlestown HS.

Attendance Guidelines:

Masks will be required to enter all events. Fans will be expected to wear their masks unless...Read More »


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 »


Pirate Football Will Honor the Memories of Tyler Odle and Dennis Hawkins with Special Helmet Stickers

Football fans across the nation have long been acquainted with helmet stickers. For over 40 years, they have been used in college football–and more recently some high schools–to signify special achievements on offense, defense, and special teams. Many young players have grown up watching college football and recognize...Read More »


Next Pirate Pride Booster Club Business Meeting

The next regular business meeting of the Charlestown Pirate Pride Booster Club Board will be held on Monday, September 14th, 2020; beginning at 6:30 pm, virtually only via Zoom.  For details on joining this virtual meeting, either by phone or web video, go to www.PiratePride.BLUE/Meet for invitation...Read More »


Pirate Baseball's Andrew Snider Signs with Morehead State University

Front (L to R) Laura Snider (Andrew’s mother), Andrew Snider, Justin Snider (Andrew’s father) Back (L to R) Andrew’s Coaches Chris Nickles, Brian Smith, Ricky Romans, Chuck Latham, Zach Burkhardt (trainer), and Jay Sorg

Recently, Charlestown senior baseball player Andrew Snider gathered...Read More »


CHS Alumni Bowler Whitney Goodman to Compete in Louisville with Kentucky Wesleyan College This Weekend

PC Lois Goodman

Former Charlestown Pirate bowler and 2019 graduate Whitney Goodman signed with the Kentucky Wesleyan College Bowling Team this past summer. They are a NCAA Division II team who captured the Thomas Moore Classic championship a couple weeks ago,...Read More »

A WPMQ SPECIAL FEATURE: Brandon Broady Tackles Type 1 Diabetes

 

A WPMQ SPECIAL FEATURE STORY

Brandon Broady Tackles Type 1 Diabetes

By Lizzie Hill and Sara Abell

Brandon Broady, a sophomore student athlete at Charlestown High School, manages school, three sports, and Type 1 diabetes (T1D). It isn’t every day that a student is...Read More »


Pirate Wrestlers are the 2019-20 Mid Southern Conference Champions

The Pirate wrestling team is on a hot streak having won the Southern Indiana Wrestling Championships (SIWC) last weekend at Southwestern then taking the Mid Southern Conference championship tournament by storm last night at Scottsburg.  With four wins, four second place finishes, two third place finishes, and...Read More »


Pirates Win Nailbiter Against Borden on Homecoming

Ty Crace goes in for the shot and one to tie the game with 16.8 seconds remaining. Photo courtesy of Melissa Stewart.

Saturday night the Charlestown Pirate basketball team hosted the Borden Braves in an epic matchup on homecoming. The Pirates came...Read More »


WPMQ Provides Swim Season Update

Photo courtesy of Melissa Stewart

WPMQ’s Micah Kaelin and Trey Brison spoke with representatives from the Charlestown swim team and have updates to share on how the Pirates’ season is going.

2019-2020 Season

  • “So far this year we have done well, better...Read More »

Student Council & WPMQ Release Homecoming Information for the Weekend

 

The Charlestown High School student council will sponsor this weekend’s basketball homecoming ceremonies in the Charlestown Sports Arena. The king’s ceremony will be held Friday, January 17th between the junior varsity and varsity girls’ basketball contests against Providence. The queen’s ceremony will be held on Saturday, January...Read More »


Bo Braunecker Signs to Continue Track Career with Eastern Illinois University

Last night, Charlestown senior football and track star Bo Braunecker gathered with family and friends to sign his national letter of intent to continue his education and track career at Eastern Illinois University during the 2020-21 season.

Eastern Illinois University is a public university in Read More »


Skylar Roark Signs to Continue Softball Career with Shelton State

Recently, Charlestown senior softball player Skylar Roark gathered with family, friends, Lady Pirate teammates and Team Kentucky teammates to sign her national letter of intent to play softball at Shelton State Community College during the 2020-21 season.

Shelton State Community College is a two-year community college...Read More »


PIRATE WRESTLERS DEFEAT MSC FOE SILVER CREEK

PIRATE WRESTLERS DEFEAT MSC FOE SILVER CREEK
by WPMQ staff reporter Eric Wigginton

 

Thursday night the Pirate wrestlers hosted one of its only two home duals this season against Mid Southern Conference foe Silver Creek. This is the first year that the Dragons have had a wrestling team...Read More »


Dragons beat Pirates in Girls Golf

The Lady Pirates faced off against the Lady Dragons last night at Elk Run Golf Course. Charlestown had a total score of 254 and Silver Creek had a winning score of 216. Coach Kim Carrol stated that the week ahead will consist of putting practice, working to lower scores.

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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 »


Pirate Cheerleader Isabelle Zimmerman to Continue Endeavors at IUS

With her family and coaches Pirate cheerleader Isabelle Zimmerman recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her cheerleading endeavors at Indiana University Southeast.

Indiana University Southeast, a regional campus of Indiana University, is a four-year, public, comprehensive university located in New Albany, Indiana, just across the Ohio...Read More »


Pirate Cheerleader James Stacey Signs with Western Kentucky

 

In front of family, friends, and coaches, James Stacey recently signed his national letter of intent to continue his cheerleading endeavors at Western Kentucky University next year.

Located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a city with a population of more than 60,000 approximately 110 miles south of Louisville and 65...Read More »


Courtland Black Signs to Play Basketball at Spalding University

On Monday evening, Courtland Black gathered with family, friends, and teammates to sign his national letter of intent to play basketball at Spalding University during the 2019-20 season.

Spalding University is located in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. SU offers 15 majors and is the home for students who want to earn a...Read More »


Pirate Cross Country Standout Alexis Gurr Signs to Run at Hanover College

In front of family, friends, and coaches on Thursday evening, Alexis Gurr signed her national letter of intent to continue her cross country endeavors at Hanover College next year.

Nestled in 650 acres of a wooded campus and located on the banks of the scenic Ohio River, Hanover College is...Read More »


Pirate Football Senior Sam Burns Signs to Play at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Last night, Sam Burns of the Pirate football team signed to play football for Wisconsin Lutheran College in front of family, friends, and coaches.

Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is an independent, nationally ranked Christian college in Milwaukee that serves 1,200 traditional undergraduate, adult, and graduate students through its on-campus and online...Read More »


Pirate Baseball's Brady Latham signs to play at Kentucky Wesleyan University

On Thursday evening, Brady Latham gathered with coaches, family, friends, and teammates to sign his national letter of intent to play baseball at Kentucky Wesleyan College during the 2019-20 season.

Kentucky Wesleyan College is located in Owensboro, Kentucky just 40 minutes east of Evansville, Indiana, 2 hours west of Louisville, Kentucky....Read More »


Samantha Matthews Ends Career 3rd on All-Time Scoring List for Lady Pirates

Charlestown High School’s Samantha Matthews ended a fantastic career last Tuesday evening when the Lady Pirates fell in a hard fought battle to Brownstown Central in their first game of the IHSAA girls’ basketball sectional. Samantha scored twenty points in the game to give her a grand total of 1,417...Read More »


Three Pirate Wrestlers Advance to Semi-State

Three Pirates will represent Charlestown High School in this weekend’s Evansville Reitz semi-state.  Colin Knox placed 3rd and advanced in the 120 pound weight class while Ben Phillips (138) and Sean Baker (285) both placed 4th and advanced. The semi-state will be held at the Ford Center at 10:00 A.M. Best...Read More »


Pirate Wrestling Advances 9 to Regional

The Charlestown Pirates wrestled at the Jeffersonville Sectional this past weekend. Twelve wrestlers participated, eleven made the podium, and nine qualified for the regional next Saturday, also to be held at Jeffersonville. Complete results are as follows:

106: Micah Keltner (5th)

**113: Austin Cooper (2nd)

**120: Colin Knox (2nd)

**126: Jakob Lewellen (4th)

132: Jesse...Read More »


Pirate Wrestlers Claim 6 MSC Weight Class Championships, 2nd Place Overall

The Pirate wrestling team took runners up at last week’s Mid Southern Conference championships at Eastern High School. The Pirates won in six weight classes, placed second in two, and 4th in two out of a total 14 weight classes, 6 total schools. Freshman Ben Phillips; Sophomores Deke Brown, Colin Knox,...Read More »


Samantha Matthews Named McDonald's All American Nominee

McDonald’s unveiled their list of more than 800 top male and female high school basketball players from across the country who will have a chance to play in the 42nd annual McDonald’s All American Games and on that list was Lady Pirate Samantha Matthews.  Players from 46 states and the...Read More »


Homecoming and "In the Spirit of Service" Details Released

The CHS Student Council has released details regarding basketball homecoming week and invites any and all to join them not only in crowning this year’s royalty, but also in supporting their efforts to give to those in need.

In lieu of a traditional spirit week, the CHS student council is partnering...Read More »


Samantha Matthews Signs to Play at the University of Tampa

Recently Senior Lady Pirate Basketball player Samantha Matthews gathered with family and school officials to sign a letter of intent to attend and play women’s basketball at the University of Tampa.

Samantha stated that the day was a day she dreamed about since she was a child. She feels like...Read More »


WPMQ Sports Broadcasting Releases Second "Talk the Plank"

WPMQ’s Sports Broadcasting class recently produced its second episode of “Talk the Plank” a sports recap of recent events.  To find out what’s been happening in winter sports–boys and girls basketball, swimming, and wrestling–so far this season, watch their video below!  Then, be sure to follow them on Twitter @WPMQ993...Read More »


Lady Pirates Drop Heartbreaker at North Harrison 52-50; Matthews Joins 1,000 Point Club

The Lady Pirates entered the basketball game Saturday night with more on their minds than just a Mid-Southern Conference match-up. Having learned just the night before that a former assistant coach had suddenly and unexpectedly passed, the team was on a mission to honor Coach Chad Crace in their efforts...Read More »


WPMQ Produces First Episode of "Talk the Plank"

The Sports Broadcasting team for WPMQ has been working this first quarter of school to produce a weekly sports recap and today was the release of the first episode.  Students have made major improvements to the aesthetics of their news cast over last year’s “View from WPMQ” already.  Their teacher,...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 »


Pirate Tennis Downs Borden 3-2 in Sectional Semi-Finals

The Pirate tennis team avenged a mid-season loss to Borden in last night’s sectional semi-final when they pulled out three tight matches to overcome the Braves 3-2 in exciting fashion.

After losing the first set at #2 singles 3-6, sophomore Eric Wigginton was the first of the Pirates to emerge...Read More »


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.

Here’s...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 »


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 »