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TONIGHT: Girls Track Regionals & Softball Sectional

Your Charlestown Lady Pirates have a busy night tonight (Tuesday, May 23rd) as seven Lady Pirate Track & Field members will travel to Bloomington North High School for the 6:00 pm Regional meet.  Charlestown Girls Track Regional qualifiers competing tonight in Bloomington are Jenna Daniel, in the Shot put event;...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 »


ALERT! Cancellations Tonight

Please be advised that the softball game at home against West Washington and the Track & Field invitational at North Harrison are both CANCELLED for tonight due to the threat of severe weather.

Softball will travel to West Washington on Saturday, May 20th to play in their invitational. More information TBA.

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Smith Signs to Play Softball at Hanover College

Recently Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball Senior Mackenzie Smith gathered with family, friends and coaches to sign a letter of intent to play softball and attend Hanover College next school year.  During the past two seasons, Mackenzie has maintained a .505 batting average, logged 55 hits, 16 RBI’s...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Dominates Scottsburg 11-2

The Charlestown Lady Pirates traveled to Scottsburg (2-6) Thursday evening for an important MSC matchup with the Warriorettes.  Hot pitching by Kendall Cline and hot hitting by half the team allowed the Lady Pirates to dominate host Scottsburg to a 11-2 final.  Charlestown scored their 11 runs off 14 hits,...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 »


Smith named CJ Athlete of the Week

On Tuesday, the Courier Journal announced that Charlestown Softball player Mackenzie Smith had been named as their recipient of the Courier Journal Athlete of the Week presented by Norton Sports Health. Mackenzie led the Lady Pirates to a win in their season opener against New Washington on March 22nd, going...Read More »


Softball Clinic This Wednesday at CHS

The Charlestown High School Softball program and the City of Charlestown – Youth & Family Sports will offer a developmental clinic for girls ages 6-14.  This program will be conducted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Charlestown High School from 12:00 to 3:00, and will focus on age appropriate softball...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 »


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 »


Lady Pirates Continue Hot Streak, Advance to Title Game

The Charlestown Lady Pirates Softball team (21-5 overall; 9-0 MSC) continued their hot streak on Wednesday night by defeating Sectional foe, conference foe, and defending sectional champion Salem Lady Lions by the score of 6-0. The Lady Pirates scored early, taking a 2-0 lead after one complete and behind a...Read More »


Softball Handles Scottsburg in Sectional Opener

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team and Scottsburg Warriorettes opened Class 3A Sectional play Tuesday night at Corydon.  The Lady Pirates and Warriorettes, being familiar conference foes; played a close regular season game in April to a 8-7 Charlestown victory.  The only question to be answered Tuesday evening in their...Read More »


Lady Pirates Finish Regular Season with Win

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team ended their regular season, 19 wins and 5 losses, with a win over the Brown County Lady Eagles on the road Friday evening.
The Lady Pirates did all their damage in the first inning with junior Mackenzie Smith doubling to right center field to lead off the...Read More »

Lady Pirates Beat Eastern/Repeat as MSC Softball Champs

Monday evening the Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team improved not only their 2016 season and MSC records with a 15-0 thrashing of Eastern (17-4 & 8-0 MSC); they also clinched at least a share of a second straight Mid-Southern Conference Softball Championship.  The Lady Pirates are scheduled to finish...Read More »

Pirate Softball Tops Crothersville & Lanesville Saturday

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team hosted Austin, Crothersville and Lanesville Saturday in their annual Charlestown Invitational at the Charlestown High School.  Charlestown met up with Crothersville in the first round of the invitational, dispatching them quickly in five innings jumping out to a 12-1 advantage after two innings.  Carly...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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Lady Pirate Softball Draws Scottsburg to Begin Sectional Play

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball will play Scottsburg in the opening round of Sectional #30 play, hosted at Corydon High School.  The Lady Pirates will face off with Scottsburg in Tuesday’s (May 24th) second game at approximately 7:30 pm; but following the Salem- and Corydon Central contest to complete the lower...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Stays Perfect in MSC at Salem

Two runs was all it took Wednesday evening as the Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team disappointed home standing Salem’s (6-2 MSC) attempt to stay in the hunt of this year’s MSC Softball Conference race.  Neither team recorded an error, Charlestown (14-4 & 7-0 MSC) earned their two runs off six...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Throttles Brownstown with 16 Hits

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team won their sixth straight Thursday evening and remained undefeated in conference play (6-0) by hitting arch-rival Brownstown straight out of town.  No one stranded here!  The Lady Pirates (11-3) scored 15 runs on 16 hits while committing just one error, while Brownstown (3-3 MSC)...Read More »

Pirate Softball Rallies to Beat Clarksville 5-4

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team improved to 10-3 on the season; while just as importantly remained undefeated (5-0) in Mid-Southern Conference play by spoiling Clarksville’s visit Tuesday evening.  The Lady Pirates fell behind 2-1 after two complete innings, then scored two in the bottom of the...Read More »

Lady Pirate Softball Rips Austin 16-0

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team scored early and often while hosting MSC foe Austin Thursday evening.  Charlestown got some timely hitting taking advantage of some Austin pitching wows.  The Lady Pirates improved their record to 7-3 (4-0 MSC) by dispatching the Lady Eagles 16-0 with Carly Price in the...Read More »

Thursday Softball Start Time Changed

Tonight’s Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball game hosting Austin has been changed to a 7:00 pm start time at Charlestown High School.

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Sherrill and Lady Pirates Take Down Creek 6-3

The Mid-Southern Conference Softball race, although early in the season, is just that, a race.  Coming into Tuesday’s game at Silver Creek, Charlestown… along with North Harrison, Salem, and Silver Creek were sharing an undefeated conference start, with Brownstown one game back and in the mix.  The...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 »


Pirate Softball Slips Past Warriorettes

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball hosted the Warriorettes of Scottsburg in an important Mid-Southern Conference match-up.  Charlestown (5-2 & 2-0 MSC) jumped out to a 8-2 lead in a error plagued battle; before a Scottsburg five run rally came up short in the top of the seventh.  The Lady Pirates’ Carly...Read More »

Lady Pirates Pounce on Panthers 11-0 in MSC Opener

Lady Pirate Softball opened Mid-Southern Conference play Thursday evening hosting rival Corydon at the CHS Softball Complex.  Charlestown answered a scoreless Corydon top of the first by rolling eight runs across the plate in the bottom of the inning.  Mackenzie Smith lead off the on slot with the first of...Read More »

Lady Pirate Softball Advances to BNL Tourney Championship

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball traveled to Lawrence County Indiana Friday and Saturday to participate with seven other local teams in the Bedford-North Lawrence High School Battle for the Rock Softball Tournament.  Charlestown dispatched Mitchell in the tourney opener Friday 8-0; courtesy of Leah Sherrill’s two-run homer in the bottom of...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Tops Louisville PRP

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team traveled to Louisville’s Pleasure Ridge Park High School for their second match-up of the 2016 regular season.  Senior Carly Price earned the complete game shutout as Charlestown (1-1) defeated PRP 1-0 Friday evening on the road.  Price gave up four hits, and struck out...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Fund Raising for Cancer Awareness Game

The Lady Pirate Softball team will open its 2016 season with a scrimmage at Floyd Central High School on March 16th.  The scrimmage will played in honor and recognition of Cancer Awareness.  The Lady Pirate Softball team is selling t-shirts to help raise money to be donated toward cancer research....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 »


Lady Pirates Compete in Elite All-Star Games & Honored by MSC

Four Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball standouts participated in Indiana Elite’s 5th Annual Girls Softball Challenge this past weekend at Decatur Central High School.  Soon to be Seniors Carly Price and Leah Sherrill played in the Class 3A Junior Game and soon to be Juniors Mackenzie Smith and Kendall Cline...Read More »


Webster Headed to D2 Carson-Newman to Play Softball

Lady Pirate for Life and former Charlestown Softball standout Alli Webster, who just completed her second year at Wabash Valley Junior College, is now headed to NCAA Division II Softball powerhouse Carson-Newman University.  Carson-Newman has an enrollment of approximately 2000 and is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee; thirty minutes...Read More »


Lady Pirates' Season Comes to an End in Semi-Final

The Lady Pirates have nothing to regret, finishing Mid-Southern Conference Champs, one game out of another chance to defend their Sectional title; but it just wasn’t meant to be this season.  Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball finished the season with a 22-5 record and won 18 of their last 19...Read More »


Lady Pirate Defense to Much for Lady Kats

The Lady Pirate Softball team advanced to Tuesday night’s Class 3A Sectional #30 Semi-Final round by defeating North Harrison 3-0 Monday evening.  Junior Lady Pirate pitcher Carly Price didn’t record a single strike out, but kept the North Harrison batters guessing all night.  The Lady Kats ruled the Mid-Southern Conference...Read More »


Picture Perfect Pirate Performance in Season Finale

“A picture is worth a thousand words”, as the ole saying goes; and so did the Lady Pirate Softball Senior Night.  If you weren’t there, whether a fan of the sport or not, if your a Pirate at HEART….you missed a milestone memory.  Even PPSB’s audio broadcast couldn’t do...Read More »


Price & Lady Pirates Continue Streak-Deny Rebels

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Not the biggest offensive numbers on the season for Charlestown; however the Lady Pirate Softball team got done what needed to get done, securing their 16th consecutive win.  After a scoreless first, Southwestern (Hanover) scored a run in the second to take an early lead on their hosts.  Charlestown...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Beat Host Henryville 9-6

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball improved their record to 19-4 on the season, winning their 15th consecutive game while visiting Class 2A #3 Henryville (24-4) Wednesday evening.  No let down for the Lady Pirates, coming off big victories against Jeffersonville on Monday and Salem, Tuesday evening.  Charlestown got on the...Read More »


Lady Pirates' Bottom Seven Rally Forces Salem to Share

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team (18-4 & 7-2 MSC) began Tuesday evening’s showdown with conference leader Salem eight days ago.  The game rain delayed in the bottom of the fourth last Monday, with the difference being a Lady Lion solo home run in the third.  Eight days the...Read More »


Lady Pirates Top Rival Jeff 9-3, Ready for Salem

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The Charlestown Lady Pirates stepped out of conference play Monday night at Jeffersonville, winning their thirteenth consecutive game and downing the host Red Devils 9-3.  The Red Devils got off to a quick 3-0 start over Charlestown in the bottom of the first; but were then shut down by...Read More »


Softball Skipper Kevin Zollman Announces Retirement

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball Head Coach Kevin Zollman has announced that he has decided to retire at the conclusion of the 2015 spring season.  Coach Zollman has been at the helm of Lady Pirate Softball since 2002, when he replaced Coach Don Carroll.  Coach Zollman has amassed an overall...Read More »


Lady Pirates Roll Past Eastern 12-0

The Charlestown Lady Pirates won their 12th consecutive game and improved their season record to 16-4 (6-2 MSC) when rolling past visiting Eastern-Pekin Thursday evening 12-0.  The Lady Pirates scored three in the first, four in the second, and five in the third while shutting out the Lady Musketeers.  Lexi...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Draws North Harrison in Sectional

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team (15-4) learned their Sectional path Thursday morning during the IHSAA’s 31st Annual State Tourney draw.  The Lady Pirates, who are two time defending Class 3A Sectional #30 Champions; drew the opportunity to avenge a regular season 7-6 rally win by the Lady Kats, in...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball to Finish Game with Salem on May 19th

The Lady Pirate Softball team (5-2 MSC) hosted Salem (6-1 MSC) Monday evening which ended up getting interrupted by a rain storm in the bottom of the fourth inning.  The CHS Athletic Department has announced that the game will pick-up where it left on next Tuesday, May 19th, beginning at...Read More »


Price & Lady Pirates Upset #2 Edgewood

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team moved 15-4 on the season after competing in the Edgewood Invitational Tourney on Saturday.  The Lady Pirates defeated Bedford-North Lawrence 10-3 in the tourney opener, then dispatched Monrovia 7-2 to earn a showdown with Class 3A #2 Edgewood.  Charlestown used 17 hits against...Read More »


Lady Pirate Webster to Play in Softball National Championship

Pirate Nation still has fresh memories of Indiana All-Star and Lady Pirate standout Alli Webster burning up the plate, and leading Charlestown Softball to winning seasons and Sectional Championships!

Webster, now in her second year playing softball at Wabash Valley Junior College, is still pitching….and still excelling, to say the...Read More »


Lady Pirates Defeat Brownstown, 4-3 in eight

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team moved to 12-4 and kept themselves in the middle of the MSC hunt by overcoming the Lady Braves on the road.  Brownstown falls to 14-5 and 5-2 in conference play, even with Charlestown, and a half game out of first with Salem.  Salem (6-1)...Read More »


Lady Pirates Down New Washington 10-0

Picking up where they left off Tuesday evening in Corydon, the Lady Pirates kept the bats hitting; as they run ruled the visiting Lady Mustangs 10-0 in the sixth.  Charlestown (11-4) won their seventh straight Wednesday evening, and now prepare for the MSC Showdown Thursday evening at league leading Brownstown....Read More »


Sherrill & Lady Pirates Knock Out Panthers

The Charlestown Lady Pirates traveled to Corydon Tuesday evening, recognized the importance of the conference match-up and wasted no time knocking the Lady Panthers out of the game.  Charlestown jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead after two complete, then poured it on in the third and fourth, scoring...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 »


Lady Pirate Softball Thumps Austin, 15-2

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team traveled to Austin for an important conference clash with the Lady Eagles.  Charlestown (9-4 & 3-2 MSC) jumped out to a 6-0 lead after the first two innings; highlighted by a Mackenize Smith solo in the park home run.  Austin added two runs in...Read More »


Lady Pirates Solid Versus Seymour

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team stepped out of conference play Monday evening; traveling to Seymour to challenge the Lady Owls.  The Lady Pirates (8-4) started slow, allowing Seymour to plate two runs in the bottom of the first.  Charlestown answered in the third, also scoring two and tying...Read More »


Lady Pirates Double Up Louisville PRP

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team has had success with the non-conference Louisville programs it has played this year.  After dropping their season opener versus Holy Cross, Charlestown has since defeated Louisville Eastern, Fern Creek and now Pleasure Ridge Park (PRP) twice.  The Lady Pirates rallied in the sixth...Read More »


Lady Pirates Back to Form, Beat Clarksville 10-0

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team traveled to Clarksville Thursday and ended a two game skid with a 10-0 conference win in five innings.  Bethany Hall got the Lady Pirates rolling in the second when she reached second on a Lady General error; but plated two runs.  Leah Sherrill...Read More »


Lady Pirates Cruise to 5-0 Shut Out Victory Over Madison

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team improved to 4-2 on the season as they had little problem defeating the team visiting from Madison High School.  The Lady Pirates got their five runs courtesy of six hits, Mackenzie Smith, Leah Sherrill (2), Carly Price (2), and Lexi Logsdon.  Carly Price got...Read More »


Lady Kats Rally to Beat Lady Pirates, 7-6 in Nine

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team (3-2 & 1-1 MSC) hosted the North Harrison Lady Kats Wednesday evening and jumped out to a 6-2 lead before allowing sixth inning rally by the visitors.  North Harrison tied the game in the top of the sixth, scored the winning run off two...Read More »


Lady Pirate Softball Thumps Creek, 7-4

The Charlestown Lady Pirates moved to 3-1 & 1-0 MSC Monday evening after defeating visiting rival Silver Creek 7-4 in 6 1/2 innings.  Sophomore Kendall Cline stole the show again for the Lady Pirates, getting complete win from the circle, strikeout four and allowing four hits.  Cline not only performed...Read More »


Lady Pirates Beat Eastern & Fern Creek to Win Providence Invite

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball team (2-1) won their third straight Providence Invitational Saturday by defeating Eastern Louisville 5-4 and Fern Creek 6-1.

The Lady Pirates first faced off against Eastern (Louisville) in the second game of the Providence Invitational, the first saw host Providence fall to Fern Creek (Louisville)....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).

Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball (0-1) will...Read More »


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 »


Golf Scramble to Benefit Softball Oct 26th

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The Charlestown Lady Pirate Softball program, defending 2013 and 2014 Sectional Champions, will host a benefit Golf Scramble on SUNDAY, October 26th, at Hidden Creek Golf Course.  The scramble event will include raffle and door prizes, as well as a closest to the hole and longest drive contests.  The...Read More »