Louisville Crashers Headline Pirate Pep Rally

PPFamilyNightwCrashers2017The City of Charlestown Parks and Recreation Department will host one of the biggest Pirate Pride Pep Rallys of all time, Saturday, July 22nd on the grounds of the Charlestown Family Activities Park on Park Street.  The Pirate Pride Family Night with the Crashers features a FREE ADMISSION live concert by the Louisville Crashers, taking stage at 8:00 pm.  The Pirate Pride Pep Rally begins at 6:00 pm before opening band 3-D starts live entertainment at 7:00 pm.  Several Charlestown High School sports and theater booster groups will be selling food, drinks, apparel and other novelties as a fund raising opportunity; and the Activities Park Family Night Admission will be $3 for Unlimited Skating, Mini Golf, and Spray Pad use for all ages 2 and up!  Pirate Nation, join Parks and Recreation, the Pirate Pride Booster Club, and the incomparable Louisville Crashers, Saturday, July 22nd, at the Family Activities Park; for some rock, roll, and Pirate Pep to kick off this year’s Pirate and Lady Pirate Athletic seasons.

Golf Scramble to Benefit Pirate Football Sunday July 30th

FootballShieldCharlestown High School Pirate Football will be hosting their annual benefit golf scramble on Sunday, July 30th, at the Wooded View Golf Course in Clarksville, Indiana.  The scramble tee off time is scheduled for 8:30 am; at a cost of $300 per team.  Lunch will be served after the scramble along with door prizes awarded.

For more information, to register a team or sponsor a hole, contact Chad Vincent 502-310-8855, Brad Crace 812-987-1356 or Jason Hawkins 502-609-1209.

2017 CHS Fall Sports Schedules Now OnLine

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department has released their 2017 Fall Sports Schedules, that include Cross Country, Football, Girls Golf, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Tennis, and Volleyball.  A few changes are still possible once the season closer to starting; however the schedules are for the most part complete.

Find the 2017 Fall Sports Schedules by going to PiratePride.BLUE, clicking on Fall Sports, selecting the sport of interest, and then SCHEDULES AND RESULTS on the particular sport’s home page.  Most sports also include a downloadable PDF version of the 2017 schedule which makes it easy to print and post at your home or office.

It won’t be long, Pirate and Lady Pirate Athletics will be in full swing once again; print your favorite schedules today and be ready to follow Pirate Nation.  If you not a member of the Pirate Pride eNotification email List, subscribe free of charge at www.PiratePride.BLUE/enotification, to recieve up to the minute news and information about Pirate and Lady Pirate Athletics.

Lady Pirate Volleyball Camp Opens Monday

photo 3The 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 6th-9th will be conducted each day from 12:00-2:00pm.  Girls can register at the door on the day of camp.  For more information and to have your registration form ready at the door, CLICK HERE.  Questions regarding this camp opportunity should be directed to Charlestown HS Volleyball Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll at 502-572-8908 or tnuxoll@gccschools.com.

Martinez Named New Pirate Soccer Coach

The Charlestown High School Athletic Department is excited to announce that Cristian Martinez has been chosen to be the new head coach for the Boys Soccer team at Charlestown High School.

Coach Martinez has played soccer for 26 years. At 15 years old, coach Martinez was coached by retired profession soccer players and played semi-pro soccer. As a coach, he has three years of experience with recreational teams at the Clark County Soccer Association and two years with Sacred Heart Catholic School. Coach Martinez has also coached a U15 travel team for Southern Indiana United this past spring.

Joining Coach Martinez on the sideline for 2017 will be JV Coach Michael Thibideau and assistant Francisco Calvario.  Coach Thibideau and Coach Calvario bring a vast amount of soccer knowledge and experience into the program.  Pirate Nation interests in Boys Soccer can learn more information and email Coach Martinez by visiting www.piratepride.blue/boyssoccer.

We are extremely excited to welcome Coach Martinez to the program and wish him the best of luck as he prepares to begin work with his athletes. Go Pirates!!

Jenna Daniel is Btown Bound as a Hoosier Cheerleader

JennaDanielCharlestown High School Senior Pirate Cheerleader Jenna Daniel is seeing several years of wondering what it would be like to cheer for her favorite college sports team; become her reality.  Senior Jenna Daniel, is headed to Indiana University in Bloomington to continue her education as well as be an IU Cheerleader.  Daniel has cheered competitively and at games for four years; as well as become quit the track standout while at Charlestown High School.  Daniel’s major is currently undecided, but has successfully completed try-outs for the IU Cheer team.  Joining Jenna Daniel (seated center) for her finalized announcement to Pirate Nation are her parents Kim and David Daniel; as well as Charlestown High School Athletic Director Chad Gilbert seated end left and Charlestown High School Head Cheer Coach Mark Sherrill seated end right.  Liz Cross, the Indiana University All-Girl Assistant Coach and Amy Pearce, Charlestown HS Assistant Coach are standing left to right.  Daniel explained that over and above being a long time IU fan; she was attracted to the university’s cheer program partly based on its recent successes at the National Competition levels.  Daniel also offered to up and coming Pirates who want to succeed past high school; that they put in the extra effort daily, focusing on the future and not just what is expected.  Daniel also added that its very cooperative to be a student-athlete whom is coach-able.  Jenna Daniel wishes to thank her family, friends, coaches and God for the support and guidance through her high school career.  Congratulations to Senior Pirate Cheerleader Jenna Daniel, not only for recent achievements toward college, but also for her outstanding representation of Charlestown High School the past four years.

Glover Headed to Bellarmine to Cheer

GloverSigningCharlestown High School Pirate Senior Cheerleader Taylor Glover gathered with family and school administrators Wednesday evening to finalize her announcement to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky.  Glover has participated in competition cheer and softball during her entire career at Charlestown High School.  Glover is undecided in her major courses of study at this point, but summarized her interest in Bellarmine based on its location, and existing National level sports programs, including competition cheerleading.  Glover recently received award notification of a substantial academic Bellarmine scholarship, and has already successfully completed the try-out process to become a Bellarmine Knight cheerleader.  Joining Glover during her announcement, and as shown seated on either side of her in above photo are her parents Denise and Bryan Glover.  Seated left end is Charlestown High School Athletic Director Chad Gilbert, and seated at right end is Charlestown HS Head Cheer Coach Mark Sherrill.  Standing left to right behind Glover is her brother Jacob and Charlestown HS Assistant Cheer Coach Amy Pearce.  When asked to give advice to up and coming student athletes, Glover stated that its important not to sell yourself short; rather keep using determination to put in the work to accomplish your goals.  Glover concluded by thanking her parents, coaches, and God for supporting and standing with her.  Pirate Nation congratulates Senior Taylor Glover on her college plans and outstanding representation as a Charlestown Pirate.

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