Lady Pirates Rally in the Sixth to Top North Harrison, 5-3
The Lady Pirate Softball team (6-3 & 3-0 MSC) kept their MSC momentum going Tuesday evening as they traveled to North Harrison HS for a critical conference battle. The Lady Kats (2-1 MSC) led early but were turned away by Charlestown in the sixth inning with a rally to win the game and keep pace with the conference lead. More to follow.....
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Low Cost 2014-15 Sports Physicals Available May 5th at CHS
Sports Physicals will be available at the Charlestown High School on Monday, May 5th from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Any current school year 5th – 11th grade student athletes are encouraged to get their sports physicals through this event. A parent or guardian must accompany athletes at the time of the physical, at a cost of $20.00 each (CASH ONLY). All proceeds will be donated back to each school’s athletic departments. The physicals will be good for the 2014-2015 school year for all grade levels. Physical forms are available at the IHSAA.org website or via download and print by CLICKING HERE. For more information, contact Charlestown High School Athletic Director, Chad Gilbert at 812-256-3328 or email@example.com, or the Charlestown Middle School Athletic Director, Chris Ryan, at 812-256-6363 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to Dr. Hoke, Dr. French, and their entire Charlestown Primary Care staff for providing this low-cost service for our student athletes!
Lady Pirate Brooks, Improves Both Records over Weekend
The Lady Pirate Track & Field Senior standout Megan Brooks, competed in the Midwest Prep this past Saturday a Lawrence Central High School. Megan competed against some of the best in the State, including last year's State Champion. Megan did very well, finishing 3rd overall in the shot put with a throw of 42'-9" and 5th in overall in the discus with a distance of 128'-5". Not only are these two distances personal bests for Megan, they also break both school records again, both of which she set earlier this season (Megan's old records were 42' 5.5" (shot) and 125'- 2" (discus)). Megan has committed with the University of Louisville Track and Field program for next school year. Congratulations Megan, the improvement every week is amazing!
Pirates Beat Cougars in MSC Play 7-4 at Home
The Pirate Baseball team (6-3 & 2-0 MSC) hosted their conference rivals from North Harrison HS, the Cougars at Charlestown HS Monday evening. North Harrison scored two runs in the first and the fourth to lead the Pirates 4-2 after four and a half complete before the home team caught fire. Charlestown scored three runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth to put the game away. Drew Reich (3-0) got the victory from the mound, and Colin Martin the save. Daniel Sprinkle finished the night 2-4 at the plate while Jason Houchens finished 2-2, and Jordan Hensley-Cole 2-3. "I'm very pleased with our effort tonight. We had some adversity in the game and did a nice job of battling through it. We are still trying to find our identity but I'm proud of the way the guys are starting to listen and pay attention to detail", commented Coach Ricky Romans after the game. North Harrison (7-3 & 1-1 MSC) committed five errors to Charlestown's one. Listen to archived CPPSB coverage at www.CPPSB.com. The Pirates are back in action on Thursday at Scottsburg.
CPPSB Spring Season Preview Show On-Line Now
Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting, currently in its sixth year of covering Pirate and Lady Pirate Athletics, recorded its annual Spring Sports Season Preview show last Thursday evening. The Season Preview show, is now available by CLICKING HERE, is hosted by Chuck Ledbetter and Jeremy Vincent, and is featuring special guests Coach Ricky Romans of Pirate Baseball and Coach Kevin Zollman of the Lady Pirate Softball team. Both teams are ranked in the Indiana Class 3A Preseason Polls and have the ingredients to have another successful season respectfully. For all that is Pirate Baseball and Lady Pirate Softball, follow Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting on Facebook and on Twitter.
Lady Pirate Volleyball Conditioning/ Open Gym Dates Announced
The Lady Pirate Volleyball program has announced the beginning of Conditioning and Open Gym Dates for CHS Volleyball. The first conditioning date is Wednesday, April 9th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm; and the first Open Gym date is Thursday, April 17th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Anyone interested in playing CHS Lady Pirate Volleyball during the up-coming 2014 season is welcome to attend these conditioning and open gym dates. The full CHS Volleyball April Calendar is available for downloading and printing at www.CharlestownPiratePride.com/Volleyball.htm. For more information, contact Coach Nuxoll at email@example.com or 502-572-8908.