Charlestown High School Athletic Director Chad Gilbert would like to announce this year’s Back to School Student Athlete Meeting to be held on Tuesday, August 5th, at 6:00 in the CHS Sports Arena.
The Back to School Student Athlete Meeting is for all parents and their student athletes who plan on participating in a CHS sport during this 2014-15 school year.
Coach Gilbert will address the crowd about the upcoming year at 6 o’clock; afterward, each Fall Sport will split up to an area for that sport’s specific parent meeting.
Winter and Spring Sport Coaches will be in attendance as well; and will use the opportunity to get a head start on preparing parents and student athletes on their upcoming seasons.
Pirate Pride executive officers will also be present to update parents and student athletes on booster club news and information.
The CHS Athletic Staff looks forward to seeing All CHS Student Athletes and their Parents at the second annual Back to School Student Athlete Meeting, next Tuesday, August 5th.
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 any sport, including tryouts. Sports Physical forms can be downloaded and printed from http://www.piratepride.blue/athleticdirector/athleticforms. For more information about Lady Pirate Volleyball, contact Coach Tammy Nuxoll at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Charlestown Little Pirate Youth Football Association (CLPYFA) will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner prior to the Aug 15th home scrimmage versus Floyd Central. Dinner will begin at 5:00 pm and end at 7:00 pm, which is the scheduled start time of the Pirate Football scrimmage hosting Floyd Central. The dinner will be held at the Charlestown Arts & Enrichment Center (A&E), located at 999 Water Street. All Spaghetti Dinners will be $6.00 each with proceeds to benefit Charlestown Little Pirate Football. Stop and have dinner with several of your fellow Pirate Football fans, on your way to the August 15th scrimmage. For more information about the CLPYFA, go to www.CharlestownLittlePirateFootball.com.
Pirate Football will hold its annual Blue-White Scrimmage on Friday, August 8th, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm on Dutch Reis Field. Admission is free and is the first opportunity most of Pirate Nation gets to see organized team workouts, in an inter-squad scrimmage format. The annual Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting Season Preview Show will be filmed immediately following the scrimmage, as in years past.
The Pirates are also scheduled to scrimmage Floyd Central the following Friday night, August 15th, in the Bone Yard in advance of their season opener at Madison on the 22nd.
Mark your calendars, Friday Night Pirate Football begins August 8th, with the annual Blue-White Scrimmage at CHS.
The Charlestown High School Athletic Department and Pirate Pride Booster Club have released tentative Fall Sport Schedules on the new Pirate Pride website, located at www.PiratePride.BLUE. Links to the schedules can be located near the top of each Fall Sport home page, listed under “Fall Sports”. The schedules are again tentative and subject to some changes in advance of the beginning of each sport’s official IHSAA season.
Not that Pirate Nation has or will forget, the week two regular season football MSC rivalry match up with Brownstown will be played in Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium, on Saturday, August 30th, 2014. Kick off is scheduled at 2:30 pm, as part of a special four game day of Indiana High School football in the home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. Additional information for Pirate Nation will soon be announced, however several fans have already made Saturday evening hotel arrangements at the Holiday Inn Express, located across the street from the stadium at 410 E. Missouri Street, in Indianapolis. The Holiday Inn Express contact phone number for available room interests is 317-822-6400.
Charlestown Lady Pirate Basketball Head Coach Michael Prichard has announced non-mandatory open gym opportunities for any incoming girls, grades 7th through 12th, who are interested in playing basketball. The open gym dates are set for Tuesday, July 22nd, from noon to 2:00 pm; and Thursday, July 24th, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in the CHS Sports Arena.
Pirate Pride Way is located in the Alumni Garden area in front of the main office and basketball arena entries of the new Charlestown High School; designated for the placement of engraved bricks and stone benches dedicated in honor and support of individual interests of Charlestown High School. Pirate Pride Way is also a Pirate Pride Booster Club fund raiser, providing all friends of Charlestown High School an opportunity to permanently show their support of our new high school. Pirate Pride encourages everyone associated with Charlestown High School, past, present and future, alumni, students, athletes, band members, teachers, and administrators to become a part of our new school building. Engraved bricks and stone benches reflect your personal memorial, dedication, and support of Charlestown High School. The newly reorganized Pirate Pride Booster Club has renewed the Brick and Bench order process, and has plans of improving the overall appearance of Pirate Pride Way. Unfortunately, ALL 8″ x 8″ engraved bricks are SOLD OUT; however a good number of 4″ x 8″ bricks and bench locations remain available. Make sure you have an engraved brick in place, order today by downloading and printing a custom order form at www.PiratePride.BLUE/PiratePrideWay.