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SectionalPairingTagNEWsectionalFINAL 2017 Record: 7 wins – 17 losses (3-6 MSC)

Current JV RECORD: 4 wins – 6 losses – 1 tie (3-2-1 MSC)

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Baseball Sectional Thursday Moved to 7:00 pm

The Silver Creek/Charlestown, Baseball Sectional Game 1, has been pushed back to 7:00 pm first pitch start time tonight.  Game will still be played at Silver Creek High School.

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Pirate Sluggers Upset Brownstown 2-1

Charlestown Pirate Baseball hosted their MSC rivals from Brownstown Thursday evening to close out conference play for the season.  The game, originally scheduled for May 11th had been rescheduled due to wet field conditions, proved that this year’s young Pirate Slugger team have potential to be a...Read More »


Cancellations Tonight

The softball game between Charlestown and Eastern Pekin, and the baseball game between Charlestown and Brownstown Central has been cancelled due to field conditions. Softball will make their game up between Eastern Pekin during the West Washington Invitational on Saturday, May 20th. The Charlestown vs. Brownstown Central baseball game will...Read More »


Baseball Cancelled Tonight

The varsity/JV baseball contest between Austin and Charlestown, originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, May 8th at 5:30pm.

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Pirate Sluggers Top North Harrison 5-2

Excellent defense got it done Monday evening as the Pirate Baseball team surprised host North Harrison 5-2 in conference play.  Charlestown (5-6 & 2-1 MSC) logged no errors while scoring five off eight hits.  North Harrison (2-6 & 1-2 MSC) committed two errors and earned their runs off two hits....Read More »


Pirates Begin MSC Play with Win Over Eastern

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team (4-4 & 1-0 MSC) traveled to Pekin Monday evening to begin Mid-Southern Conference Baseball play against the host Musketeers.  The Pirates trailed Eastern 2-1 after completion of the first innings of play, but then opened things up scoring two runs in the third, three in...Read More »


Pirate Baseball Fights Out Win Friday

On Friday evening, the Pirate Baseball team (3-4 overall; 0-0 MSC) hosted a team from Tri County, Michigan for a double header with New Albany. New Albany defeated Tri County, Michigan 13-3 in game one of the doubleheader, and the Pirates played Tri County following. Tri County jumped out to...Read More »


All Events Cancelled - Thursday

Due to the rain yesterday and cold temperatures, all Pirate & Lady Pirate events have been cancelled for this evening. This includes JV Baseball at Lanesville, Softball at Corydon, Track & Field at Salem and Girls Tennis at North Harrison. The Charlestown High School Athletic Department has announced the following...Read More »


Spring Sports Try-Out Announcement

Anyone interested in trying out for any Charlestown High School Spring Sport must have a completed physical on file with the school Athletic Department.

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball tryouts will be held on Monday, March 6th; beginning at 5:30 pm at the CHS Softball complex.  Anyone interested needs...Read More »


Annual Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction Feb 18th

The annual Charlestown Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction, to benefit the Pirate Baseball program, will be held Saturday, February 18th at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.  Pleasant Ridge Church is located at 301 Gospel Road, just two blocks from Hwy. 403 in Charlestown.  The event will kick-off at 5:30...Read More »


The Mattress Fundraiser is Back, Dec 11th & 12th

The Charlestown High School Baseball and Softball programs have announced the return of their Mattress Sale fund raiser for program expenses.  Saturday, December 11th between 10am and 5pm; and again Sunday, December 12th between 1pm and 6pm, the Charlestown High School Cafeteria will turn into a new...Read More »


Wesp Signs Intent to Play Baseball in South Bend

Charlestown Pirate Baseball 2016 graduate Tanner Wesp has signed a letter of intent to play college baseball for the Indiana University at South Bend.  Wesp, who was a multi-sport standout throughout his high school career at Charlestown, predominantly dominated first base play for the Pirates over the...Read More »


Pirate Baseball Draws Corydon in Sectional

Charlestown Pirate Baseball will play Corydon in the opening round of Sectional #30 play, hosted at North Harrison High School.  The Pirates will face off with Corydon in Thursday’s (May 26th) first game, tentatively scheduled for a 6:00 pm first pitch.  The remainder of the Sectional #30 match-ups include Brownstown...Read More »


Pirates Upset #2 Providence to Keep Invitational Crown

Unlike last year, the weather cooperated enough to hold the Pirate Baseball 2016 Charlestown Invitational this past Saturday.  The Pirates matched up with Booneville (9-8) in game one Saturday, topping the Pioneers from southwestern Indiana 7-5.  Austin Smith got the win from the mound while Dewey Cardwell and Tanner Wesp...Read More »


CHARLESTOWN INVITATIONAL SATURDAY!!!!

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball Invitational: Saturday Gm1-2pm Austin/Lanesville, Gm2-4pm Ctown/Crotherville, Consl @ 6pm & Champ. @ 8pm

Charlestown Pirate Baseball Invitational: Saturday Gm1-11a Ctown/Booneville, Gm2-1:30p Providence/Lebanon, Consl @ 4p & Champ. @ 6:30p

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Pirate Baseball Upends Floyd Central 10-3

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team improved to 8-9 on the season with an solid 10-3 victory over Floyd Central (8-6) while hosting the Highlands Friday evening.  Coming off dominating wins over Crawford County and Clarksville, the Pirates had to make a decision Friday night.  Either look past...Read More »


Doherty and Pirates Strong Arm Clarksville 9-4

In what has been a surprising Pirate season thus far, Charlestown traveled to Clarksville Thursday night in search of some new momentum against a familiar conference foe.  Pirate Sophomore Jacob Doherty (1-0) got the start on the mound Thursday; and then made good use of the opportunity by booking his...Read More »


Spring Sports Season Preview Show On-line

Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting has posted their 2016 Spring Sports Season Preview Show on-line at www.PiratePride.BLUE/PreseasonShows.  The annual video show features Pirate Baseball Head Coach Ricky Romans and Lady Pirate Softball Head Coach John Smith.  The show was filmed last week on the campus of Charlestown...Read More »


Pirates Handle Musketeers at Home 8-2

Senior Pirate Austin Smith (1-2) got the complete game win from the mound Tuesday evening as Pirate Baseball defeated conference foe Eastern High School 8-2 in seven innings.  Charlestown (5-3 & 1-0 MSC) scored four runs in the bottom of the third and fourth innings to dominate the visiting Musketeers...Read More »


Krueger and Pirates Beat Rebels 8-1

Hours after debuting at #11 in this week’s Class 3A Coaches Poll, the Pirate Baseball team hosted the Class A #17 South Central Rebels Monday evening at Charlestown High School.  Excluding the March 29th set back versus an upstart Columbus East team, the Pirates (4-1) not only...Read More »


Pirates Top Two in Silver Creek Invite

Courtesy of wet fields Friday, the annual Silver Creek Invitational got rearranged, setting up two interesting weekend match-ups for the Charlestown Pirate Baseball team.   Saturday morning the Pirates hosted the Shenandoah Raiders, a Class 2A school from around Anderson, Indiana.  The Pirates, with Zach Ramirez (1-0)...Read More »


Austin Smith Signs Intent to Play Quaker Baseball

Thursday, Senior Charlestown Pirate Slugger Austin Smith signed his letter of intent to play NCAA Division III baseball while attending Earlham College next school year.  Austin’s parents, Tim and Allison Smith, along with Pirate Head Coach Ricky Romans, gathered for the occasion and adjacent photograph.  Austin plans...Read More »


Pirates Blank Lanesville 4-0 in Opener

Pirate Baseball hosted the Lanesville Eagles (0-1) for their season opener Monday at Charlestown HS.  The Pirates (1-0) and pitcher Kelly Rider earned the 4-0 win, holding the Eagles to a two hit shutout while provoking six errors.  Rider also rung up eight Eagle batters in five...Read More »


Annual Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction this Saturday

The annual Charlestown Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction, to benefit the Pirate Baseball program, will be held this Saturday, February 27th at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.  Pleasant Ridge Church is located at 301 Gospel Road, just two block from Hwy. 403 in Charlestown.  The event will kick-off at...Read More »


CHS Baseball & Softball Mattress Fundraiser Tomorrow

The Charlestown High School Softball and Baseball teams are looking to make this their best fundraiser of the year. All money raised during the fundraiser will go toward the Indoor Hitting Facility. As a group, their goal is to raise between $5,000 and $10,000. CHS Baseball and Softball teams will...Read More »


CHS Baseball & Softball to Hold Mattress Sale Fundraiser

The Charlestown High School Softball and Baseball teams are looking to make this their best fundraiser of the year. All money raised during the fundraiser will go toward the Indoor Hitting Facility. As a group, their goal is to raise between $5,000 and $10,000. CHS Baseball and Softball teams will...Read More »


Pirate Slugger Rider Signs with Kentucky Wesleyan

Charlestown Pirate Baseball Senior Kelly Rider signed his National Letter of Intent yesterday to continue his education and baseball career next fall at Division II Kentucky Wesleyan.   Rider finished the 2015 season 4-0 from the mound with a 3.28 Earned Run Average, recorded 32 strikeouts in just over...Read More »


Willinger Continuing College Ball at WKU

Former Charlestown Pirate Baseball player Tyler Willinger will continue his baseball career at Western Kentucky University this fall as a preferred walk on with the Hilltoppers.

Tyler just finished his sophomore season at Calhoun Community College in Decatur, Alabama. Calhoun finished the season 15-25, but Tyler posted great numbers this...Read More »


Pirate Ryan Jones Gets First Team All-State Nod

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Pirate for life Slugger Ryan Jones, who signed an intent to play baseball at Owens College in Ohio this upcoming school year, has been selected to the 2015 Indiana Class 3A First Team All – State by the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA).  Jones will play outfield,...Read More »


Errors Cost Bulldogs, Pirates Prevail 6-4

The Pirate Baseball team moved to 21-6 on the season and concluded regular season play with a 6-4 win over New Albany Monday afternoon.  The Bulldogs (15-14) scored two runs in the top of the first and two in the seventh; but not enough to out pace the host Pirates....Read More »


Jones Breaks Record as Pirates Win Bison Invitational

The Pirates made the three hour trek to Oxford, Indiana Saturday to play in the annual Bison Invitational; then made it more than worth their time in topping Western and host Benton Central High School to win the Invitational in convincing style.  Benton Central High School is located just...Read More »


Pirate Sluggers Top Mustangs, Romans Hits 200

Pirate Baseball won their seventh consecutive game and improved to 18-5 on the season by dispatching New Washington 19-2 in non-conference play Thursday evening.  Additionally, Head Coach Ricky Romans tallied high school coaching career win number 200 in the process.  The Pirates scored four runs in the first and twelve...Read More »


Pirates Defeat Lanesville, Romans Gets Win 199

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team moved to 17-5 with a 6-1 road victory over Lanesville; while Coach Romans becomes Pirate Baseball’s winningest coach with a record of 199-121.  Austin Smith (6-1) collected the victory from the mound in 5 2/3 innings pitched.  Smith allowed six hits, walked one, allowed only...Read More »


Pirate Skipper Romans Nearing Milestones

Charlestown Pirate Baseball’s Head Coach Ricky Romans is a stickler for details, and has proven time after time that its the details that take you places in the long run.  Coach Romans took the Charlestown helm in 2004, and a situation where the Pirates hadn’t won more than nine...Read More »


Pirates Draw the Dragon Rematch in Sectional Opener

Charlestown Pirate Baseball learned its necessary path to a 2015 Class 3A Sectional 30 title, and that includes an opener versus their rival Dragons.  Sectional 30 will be hosted by North Harrison High School, scheduled for Wednesday, May 27th through Monday, June 1st.  Game #1 pits Silver Creek vs. Charlestown,...Read More »


Pirates Pounce Lions 13-5, Earn First MSC Title Since 87

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team improved to 16-5 & 8-1 MSC Monday evening at Salem, handily defeating the host Lions on their Senior Night, 13-5.  The win also gave the Pirate program its third Mid-Southern Conference Baseball Title, and first since 1987.  “I’m very proud of our entire team and...Read More »


Rider & Pirates 'Focused' in Eliminating Brownstown

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team (15-5 and 7-1 MSC) moved within one game of their share of the program’s first Mid-Southern Conference Baseball crown since 1987.  The Pirates are currently tied with Silver Creek with one conference game remaining, a Monday showdown at Salem (1-7 MSC).  Thursday night the Pirates...Read More »


Pirate JV Baseball Wins MSC Championship

Over the past week, junior varsity baseball teams of the Mid-Southern Conference have been competing to decide a conference champion.  The Pirates played beat Corydon 9-8 in the Semi-Final Round and Clarksville 14-1 in the Championship game Saturday to win the conference honors.  The Pirates are 10-3 and 6-1...Read More »


Jones Slam Helps Lift Pirate Sluggers Over Columbus East

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team got the timely situational hits needed to overpower the visiting Class 4A #13 Olympians; and move to 13-5 on the season.  A pair of first inning Pirate errors allowed Columbus East to put base runners in place before their number five batter smacked a home...Read More »


Pirate Baseball Gets a BIG Shut Out of Austin

The Pirate Baseball team kept their MSC hopes alive with a huge 5-0 shut out of Austin in the Pirate Bone Yard Thursday night.  The Pirates (12-5 & 6-1 MSC) scored four runs in the bottom of the first, then their fifth run in the second while enroute to a...Read More »


IHSAA Announces New Sectional Alignments for the next Two Seasons

The Indiana High School Athletic Association announced the new sectional alignments for Basketball, Football, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball and Soccer Monday.  The new alignment will be used for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school year athletic seasons.  Charlestown remains in Class 3A and generally in the same sectionals as currently assigned; with...Read More »


4A #2 Floyd Central Has to Rally to Beat the Pirates

The Class 3A #10 Charlestown Pirate Baseball team traveled to Floyd Central Friday evening for an out-of-conference match-up.  The Pirates led 1-0 after the first inning, then 3-1 after the three complete between they tied at seven after five.  The Highlanders led 8-7 going to the bottom of the sixth...Read More »


Pirates Wear-Out Clarksville 14-4 in Five

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team hosted the Clarksville Generals in Mid-Southern Conference play Thursday evening, having a huge fifth inning to ten rule the Generals 14-4 and improve to 11-3 & 5-0 MSC on the season thus far.  Senior Drew Reich returned to the mound, pitching the win for the...Read More »


Pirates Find a Way to Win Slugfest with Madison

Ugly is ugly, but a win is a win….the measure the Pirates found themselves feeling after bettering Madison by one run in a non-conference clash Tuesday evening at Charlestown High School.  Regardless, the tenth ranked Pirates (10-3) found the way to get it done in the bottom of sixth and...Read More »


Rider and Pirates Outlast Cougars in MSC Battle

The Pirate Baseball team traveled to North Harrison for an important conference battle, as both teams came into the game undefeated in conference play.  The Pirates (9-3 & 4-0 MSC) posted three runs in the first the and held the Cougars to two runs for the 3-2 win.  The Cougars...Read More »


Pirate Baseball Tops Scottsburg 11-1

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team hosted Scottsburg in Mid-Southern Conference play Thursday night.  The Pirates dominated the Warriors 11-1 and the Junior Varsity as well, 17-3.  More to follow…

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Wesp and Pirates Rally in the 6th to Beat BNL

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team traveled to Bedford-North Lawrence High School Tuesday evening for a non-conference clash with the Class 4A #4 Stars.  The Pirates had to rally to win, however defeated the host Stars 9-8 after two big multi-run home runs by Ryan Jones and Tanner Wesp.  Ryan Jones’...Read More »


Reich and Pirates Throttle the Panthers, 11-1

Senior Pitcher Drew Reich allowed only three hits, rung up six, and walked one to improve to 2-0 on the season from the mound.  Charlestown dominated Corydon (4-2 & 0-2 MSC) Wednesday night scoring eleven runs on eleven hits and one error to stay the course in conference play....Read More »


Pirates Dominate Eastern 29-4 on the Road

Charlestown Pirate Baseball traveled to Pekin-Eastern Monday evening for a MSC match up with the Musketeers.  The Pirates hit the ball early and often, eight Charlestown batters had multiple hits, including a new single game hit record set by Drew Reich.  Drew finished the game 6-7, 5 runs and 7...Read More »


Pirates Top Lanesville and Providence

Charlestown Pirate Baseball moved to 3-1 on the season after road wins at Lanesville (1-2) on Friday night and at Providence on Saturday evening.  Charlestown defeated Lanesville 7-1 behind the pitching of Drew Reich; who got the win from the mound.  Reich stuck out nine batters, allowed one hit, and...Read More »


Support Pirate Baseball at B-dubs this Sunday

Pirate Nation, you can support Charlestown HS Pirate Baseball this Sunday, April 12th and get some great eats all at the same time.  Here’s all you have to do……click on the adjacent Buffalo Wild Wings graphic to download and print the official fundraiser ticket.  Take the ticket to the...Read More »


Pirate & Lady Pirate Weekend Ball in the Sun

Based on the pending weather forecast, a change just might bring some sunny weather this weekend; which may facilitate some weekend ball….instead of more rain-outs.

Charlestown Pirate Baseball (2-1) will play at Providence Saturday at 5pm.  The Pirates then return to action on Monday at Eastern(Pekin).

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CPPSB: Spring Season Preview Show Now Online

Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting, sponsored by Bill Broughton Trucking & Excavating and Papa Johns, International; presents the 2015 Spring Season Preview Show, powered by CtownTV.  The Spring Season Preview Show is a one hour show, filmed on the Charlestown High School campus, centered around conversation, prognostication, and information...Read More »


#2 South Central Gets Past Pirate Baseball, 3-2

The Pirates and the Rebels were originally scheduled to meet at South Central Monday evening; however mother nature had a problem with that.  The game was moved to Charlestown, where limited rain had fallen and the two ranked teams in their respective classes went to work for a non-conference-early-season match-up....Read More »


Pirates Begin Season with Win Over 4A Plainfield

The Charlestown Pirate Baseball team got their 2015 campaign off to a winning start Tuesday evening by defeating Plainfield 8-7.  The Plainfield Quakers, coming off a 3-2 loss earlier in the day to Jeffersonville; are an Indiana Class 4A high school from Hendricks County, 10 miles west of Indianapolis.  Plainfield...Read More »


Reich and Jones Sign to Play Baseball at Owens College

Charlestown Pirate Baseball Seniors, Ryan Jones (left seated center) and Drew Reich (right seated center) have signed to play NJCAA college baseball next school year for Owens College in Perrysburg, Ohio.  Ryan is joined by his family, including parents JR and Tisha Jones and Drew his family, including patents...Read More »


Annual Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction Saturday

The annual Charlestown Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction, to benefit the Pirate Baseball program, will be held this Saturday, February 28th at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.  Pleasant Ridge Church is located at 301 Gospel Road, just two block from Hwy. 403 in Charlestown.  The event will kick-off at...Read More »


Pirate Baseball Benefit Chili Supper/Auction Scheduled

The 3rd Annual Charlestown Pirate Baseball Chili Supper & Auction will take place on Saturday, February 28th beginning at 5:30 pm.  The event will be held at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, located at 301 Gospel Road, just south of Highway 403.  For more information, please contact Coach Romans at...Read More »


Pirate Baseball Alumni Game Announced

The Charlestown HS Pirate Baseball program has scheduled their 6th Annual Alumni Baseball Game to benefit the program.  The event will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm, at the Pirate Baseball Stadium on the campus of Charlestown HS.  Pirate Baseball is currently looking for any...Read More »