Category Archives: Volleyball

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 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.

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

Lady Pirate Volleyball Announces Trivia Night Fundraiser

VBTriviaNightPoster300The Charlestown HS Lady Pirate Volleyball program is excited to announce their first annual TRIVIA NIGHT Fundraiser to benefit the high school volleyball program.  The event will be held on Saturday evening, June 3rd, in the cafetorium of the Charlestown Middle School.  Doors will open at 5:30 pm and will consist of teams of up to six players competing through ten rounds of one hundred general trivia questions for prizes and bragging rights.  The event will also include Pull Tab sales, Silent Auction item opportunities, Mulligan sales, and lite concessions; again all to directly benefit Lady Pirate Volleyball.  Teams of all ages are welcome to join in the fun and competition of Trivia-mania.  Teams cost $60 each and can be registered in advance by calling Frank at 502-718-1233.  For more information call Frank at the previous number or email us.

Lady Pirates Participating in Volleyball East-West Game

Two Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Volleyball Juniors, Chrissa Ledbetter and Kaia Reid, will travel over the holiday weekend to play in The Don Shondell All-Star Volleyball Games.  These are the original Indiana Class All-Star Games that were established in 2005. Ledbetter and Reid will travel to Yorktown, IN on Saturday, November 26th to represent the East and Pirate Nation, in the noon match up against the West.  We wish both girls lots of luck!

Lady Pirate Volleyball Collect Some More Honors

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team, after celebrating the programs first winning record season in many years and finishing third in the conference; the team announced some more honors and accolades Tuesday evening during their team banquet.  Lady Pirate Head Coach Tammy Nuxoll announced that Senior Alex Chester had been named Indiana Academic All-State Honorable Mention by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association; Junior Kaia Reid had been named All Mid-Southern Conference, and Senior Emalee Craven All-MSC Honorable Mention.  Congratulations to all three of these Lady Pirate Volleyball honorees, great representation of Charlestown and Pirate Nation.

Three Lady Pirates Playing in North v. South Invite Saturday

EliteNorthSouthGirls2016The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team will have three current players representing Pirate Nation at Saturday’s 4th Annual Indiana Elite North vs. South Volleyball Invitational.  Lady Pirates Molly Braunecker, Kiersten James and Chrissa Ledbetter will travel to Lebanon High School, just north of Indianapolis, to participate in the North vs. South event.  The event will feature high school volleyball players from across the state of Indiana and will allow them to showcase their talents in front of college coaches.   Pirate Nation wishes these ladies lots of luck as they represent Charlestown High School!  (photo order l. to r. James, Braunecker, & Ledbetter)

Volleyball Sectional Pairings Announced

The Charlestown Lady Pirate Volleyball team (18-11) got the bye and will face the winner of match #1 (Brownstown v. Providence) in the semi-final round of Sectional #30 in the 45th Annual Volleyball State Tournament.  Charlestown’s semi-final match is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd, beginning at 11:00 am.  Sectional #30 is being hosted at Brownstown High School October 18th-22nd.  The remainder of the Sectional #30 Volleyball pairings include Silver Creek v. Corydon Central, and Salem v. Scottsburg in the lower half of the bracket.

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