Lady Pirates Top Creek on Links

Charlestown Lady Pirate Golf competed against Silver Creek Tuesday at Elk run Golf Course, posting a team score of 254, better than Silver Creek’s 260.  Kylan Burke carded a 60, earning the Charlestown medal, while Silver Creek’s Syd Sorg also earned her team’s best score, also a 60.  Lady Pirate Sophomores Andrea McCoy and Lizzie Hill both shot a 62, and have improved each match and shot their lowest score Tuesday evening.  “I am seeing improvement in all golfers, and hope our team scores will lower”, commented Charlestown Head Coach Kim Carroll.

Pirate Soccer Tops Jaguars in Opener 5-0

The Charlestown High School Boys Soccer Team traveled to Whorley Field in Jeffersonville Tuesday evening for a season opener match up against the River City Jaguars.  The Pirate Varsity squad defeated the Jaguars in a 5-0 shut out, scoring three goals in the first and two more in the second.  Bryce Wray started the Pirate scoring in the fifth minute of the first half, off an Andrew Mattingly assist.  Sergio Bolanos scored two of his three game goals in the first half, one in the thirteenth minute (assist to Gryphon Brading) and the other in the twentieth minute (assist by Bryce Wray).  Andrew Mattingly scored his second goal of the game in the ninth minute of the second 2nd half on a free kick; before Sergio Bolanos scored for the third time in the twenty-third minute of the second on another Mattingly assist.  “We had a good start to our season last night with a strong win over River City Jaguars.  The boys played hard and did a good job.  While we are not 100% at the level I want them to be yet we are close.  We have been working hard all summer to try to win our game so now that we have that goal achieved we will focus on game two against Henryville”, commented Pirate Soccer Head Coach Christian Martinez.  The Pirate Junior Varsity squad also started the season with a win, defeating their River City counterparts 3-0 Tuesday evening.  Next week’s matchups are at Henryville on Monday, at Corydon on Tuesday, and at home versus Southern High School on Wednesday.

Lady Pirates Open Season with 3-0 Win at Corydon

VBatCorydonThe 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 defeated Corydon (0-1) to a convincing tune of 25-10, 25-14, and 25-12; led by Coyle Chevy, Buick and GMC Player of the Game Senior Maddie Nuxoll.  Log on to www.CPPSB.com to listen to the archived broadcast of the game.  “Tonight was a good way to start the season.  It was a total team effort and everyone contributed for the win.  I (Coach Nuxoll) was pleased with the team’s focus and the way they worked together to try some new plays.  Serving was definitely a plus for us.  Our tough serving helped to keep Corydon from running a faster offense out of the middle.  I’m excited to start the season and to see what these girls can accomplish together this year”, summarized Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll.  The Charlestown offense was led by Senior Kaia Reid, who finished with 15 kills.  Senior Kiersten James, Freshman Kayleigh Smith and Senior Maddie Nuxoll each contributed 4 kills a piece.  Nuxoll also contributed 20 assists and 22 service points.  The Lady Pirate defensive posted 11 digs by Senior Chrissa Ledbetter and 10 digs from Senior Hannah Vincent.  “We will go back in the gym tomorrow to prepare for a tough Jeffersonville opponent on Thursday”, concluded Coach Nuxoll.  The Charlestown Junior Varsity squad also defeated Corydon, finishing 25-15, 25-9 to begin their season 1-0.

Pirate Tennis Serves Up a Season Opening 5-0 Win Over CAI

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The Pirates’ tennis team, under the direction of third-year Head Coach Scott Matthews, took to the courts tonight for their first match of the 2017 season against the Christian Academy of Indiana Warriors and won 5-0.

Senior Steven Delaney won #1 singles, defeating CAI’s Daniel Boesing 6-2, 6-4 . Senior Jacob Doherty won #2 singles defeating CAI’s Jeremiah Robison 6-0, 6-1. Rounding out singles action at #3, Senior Alec Sipes defeated CAI’s Caleb Schultz 6-2, 7-5.

In #1 doubles action, CHS’s Aaron Meyer and Chase Wray defeated CAI’s Andrew Gallman and Hosea Xi 6-0, 6-0. Finally, in #2 doubles, CHS’s Isaac Bates and Jacob Roberts defeated CAI’s Lucas Couch and Sam Wright 6-0, 6-1.

Steven Delaney, who looks to lead the Pirates this year said, “I’ve got to slow down a little bit and take each point in stride.” Aaron Meyer added his thoughts on the match: “I came out with a familiar partner in Chase Wray from last year and we started off great. It’s going to be a good season ahead.” Finally, Jacob Doherty had some motivating words for his teammates: “It was a good start to to the season. All the seniors came away with a first match win, so it looks to be a promising season.”

The Pirates will be right back in action tomorrow afternoon as they make the short trip down Highway 403 where they will take on the Silver Creek Dragons at 4:30 PM.

Lady Pirate Golf Finishes Third in Opener

The 2017 season is officially underway with the Lady Pirate Golf team opening their season on Monday evening at Westwood Golf Course against conference opponent Scottsburg and county rival Jeffersonville. The Lady Pirates put up an impressive showing, with an overall team score of 253, finishing third behind Scottsburg, 230, and Jeffersonville, 239. Sophomores Kylan Burke, 59, Andrea McCoy, 64, and Lizzie Hill, 66, all had impressive debuts for the Lady Pirates. Head Coach Kim Carroll commented, “I am very pleased with our new golfers in their first match of the season. I hope to see much improvement in the scores of everyone by the end of the season.” The Lady Pirates will be back in action on Wednesday against Clarksville at Elk Run Golf Course, tee off at 4:00pm.

Annual Blue-White Football Scrimmage this Friday

BlueWhiteScrimmageTag2017The Annual Pirate Football Blue-White Scrimmage will be held this Friday, August 4th on Dutch Reis Field, at Charlestown HS!  Watch ALL PIRATE FOOTBALL TEAMS Scrimmage, from Charlestown Little Pirate Football, to Charlestown Middle School Pirate Football, and of course…Charlestown High School Pirate Football!!!! Admission is $2.00 to support Charlestown football.  1st and 2nd graders will scrimmage from 6:15 to 6:30, 3rd and 4th graders from 6:30 to 6:45, 5th and 6th graders from 6:45 to 7:00, 7th and 8th graders from 7:00 to 7:30 and then High School Pirate Football will scrimmage beginning at 7:30 pm.  Pirate Football will scrimmage at Floyd Central the following Friday (Aug. 11th); then travel to Silver Creek for the regular season opener on Friday, August 18th at 7:00 pm.

FinalForms Launch

We are very excited to announce that the Charlestown High School Athletic Department has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service. FinalForms allows you to complete and sign athletic participation forms for your students. The most exciting news is that FinalForms saves data from season-to-season, meaning that you will never need to enter the same information twice! FinalForms also pre-populates information wherever possible, for each of your students, saving you time.

This will allow:

  • Coaches and trainers to have emergency information on each student through their mobile device
  • Parents to retrieve their information if an athlete decides to move and transfer

You may review your data at any time to verify it is correct. You will be required to sign your forms once per year and after any update.

We will be sending out the Parent Playbook to get started in FinalForms. If you require any support during the process, scroll to the page bottom and click “Use Support.”

We are asking that ALL parents of student-athletes use FinalForms. The Charlestown High School Athletic Department will no longer be accepting paper copies of the packets. The only form we will accept on paper is the Physical Examination Form.

Please register at: https://greaterclark-in.finalforms.com and follow the prompts to create your account, create your students and sign your forms.

We will be hosting a parent meeting for all student-athletes, and their parents, on Tuesday, July 25th at 6:00PM in the CHS Sports Arena to discuss the upcoming season, and to go over some things from FinalForms. A computer lab will be open and available for parents who would like to register their students that night.

Thank you for your assistance in streamlining our paperwork processes at Charlestown High School.

Click below for a step-by-step guide on creating your account, creating your students and signing your forms!

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