The Chariton Varsity wrestlers wrestled at a triangular meet at Des Moines East with Des Moines East and Wayne this past Tuesday night, Jan. 21. The Chargers fell in both of their duals to Wayne, 54-30, and to East, 77-6.
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The Chariton JV 1 boys basketball team gave a great effort but couldn’t quite pull it out in the end in a 42-32 loss at home to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Jan. 7.
The Chariton Wrestling team hosted a quadrangular meet with Albia. Clarke and Southeast Warren/Melcher-Dallas on Chariton’s Senior Night at the Charger Dome this past Thursday night.
The Chariton Varsity boys played a very good Oskaloosa team tough on the road before falling, 62-52, at Oskaloosa Monday night. The Chargers led by one after one period and trailed by just five at halftime. They were still within striking distance heading into the fourth quarter but couldn’t…
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team gave a great effort but came up a little short in the end in a 65-53 loss at Albia this past Thursday night. Chariton trailed by just three going into the fourth quarter but couldn’t quite pull off the upset against a very good one-loss team.
A record-tying performance by sophomore point guard Emma Rector and a great tem defensive effort lifted the Chariton Varsity girls basketball team to a 54-40 win over Albia at Albia Friday night.
The Chariton Varsity girls basketball team gave a great effort in a 47-37 win over Clarke at the Charger Dome Tuesday night. The win gave Chariton a season sweep over the Lady Indians, as they beat them by 10, 56-46, at Osceola as well. With the win, Chariton moved to 4-7 overall and 2-4 in …
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team came alive offensively in the second half of a 57-42 win over Clarke at Chariton Tuesday night. After leading 18-14 at halftime, the CHS Varsity boys outscored the Indians 39-28 in the second half to win by 15.
The Chariton wrestlers hosted a home quadrangular meet with Knoxville, Albia and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont this past Thursday night.
The Chariton Varsity girls basketball team lost not only the game but a great player in sophomore post player Avery Hall in their 66-44 loss at Creston Jan. 6. Hall tore her ACL in the first three minutes of the game and is now done for the season. She was averaging 17 points and 11 rebounds…
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team used a strong second quarter and a strong second half to beat Centerville, 64-42, at Centerville Dec. 17. At the time, the win moved Chariton to 2-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team gave a good effort but came up short in a 61-46 non-conference loss at Creston Monday night.
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team came up a little short in a 55-52 loss to Central Decatur at Chariton Jan. 3. The Varsity Chargers led by three at halftime, 26-23, but were outscored by the Cardinals, 32-26, in the second half. The loss moved Chariton to 3-4 overall.
Despite being shorthanded, the Chariton Varsity girls basketball team kept it close for a half before Central Decatur pulled away in a 59-31 loss to the Cardinals at Chariton this past Friday night. Central Decatur is ranked #15 in Class 1A and they moved to 6-1 with the win.
The biggest news story over the final three months in sports was the Chariton High School girls cross country team qualifying for the State meet in Fort Dodge. The CHS girls qualified by placing third overall in the state qualifier meet in Panora and they also had one runner qualify individu…
One highlight of the third three months in sports was the CHS baseball and softball players that were named to their respective all-conference teams. The CHS Varsity baseball team had four players named to All-Conference including senior catcher Jackson Fisher, who was named to First Team All-SCC.
The Chariton Varsity wrestlers competed in a triangular meet at Interstate 35 with I-35 and Bedford/Lenox Dec. 17. Chariton fell in both matches, losing to Bedford/Lenox, 54-30, and to Interstate 35, 60-24.
The main highlight in sports over the first three months of 2019 was Chariton senior 195-pound wrestler Reid Walters qualifying for the State Tournament in Des Moines. Walters placed second at sectionals and Districts to qualify for the State Tournament. He wrestled two close matches at Stat…
The Chariton 8th grade girls A basketball team beat Albia, 34-18, at Chariton Dec. 9. Chariton built a 20-12 halftime lead and held Albia to just six points in the second half.
The Chariton 8th grade girls Red basketball team beat Centerville, 44-10, at Chariton Dec. 16. Chariton roared out to a 24-6 leads at halftime and outscored the Redettes, 20-4, in the second half.
The Chariton Varsity girls basketball team played a good all-around game in a 54-41 win over Interstate 35 in a non-conference game at Chariton this past Thursday night. With the win, Chariton improved to 3-4 overall.
The Chariton wrestling team competed in a quadrangular meet at Albia Thursday night with Albia, Centerville and Davis County. The Chargers went 0-3 on the night but their matches were competitive and they continued to show progress. Chariton lost to Albia, 54-30, to Centerville, 54-30, and t…
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team had their second straight 20-point plus win with a 79-58 victory over Interstate 35 in a non-conference game at Chariton this past Thursday night. The Chargers shot the ball well and rebounded well while taking care of the ball and holding the Roadru…
Chariton had six wrestlers compete at the Varsity Lenox Invitational Tournament this past weekend. The Chargers placed ninth out of 11 teams with 73 points.
Chariton had 14 wrestlers compete at the Knoxville JV Tournament in Knoxville Monday night. Chariton crowned three champions as Jacob Chapman placed first at 106 and Jayden Allen-Winston placed first at 195. Joey McDonough placed first in the 220A division.
The Chariton Varsity boys played hard and showed different positives but didn’t convert quite enough shots from the field or the line in a 66-44 loss to Knoxville at Chariton this past Friday night.
Dave Brandt of Chariton was recognized for over three decades of officiating excellence when he was presented with an award in appreciation of his dedicated service to the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its member schools for 35 years as an active athletic official.
The Chariton Varsity girls team gave a very good effort in a 64-27 loss to two-time defending SCC champion Knoxville at the Charger Dome Friday night. The game was close for a little over a half before the Lady Panthers pulled away in the third quarter.
The Chariton wrestling team competed at the First Annual South Central Conference Wrestling Tournament held at Centerville this past Thursday. Chariton had one champion in Nick Wood who won the 285-pound title.
The Chariton Varsity girls used a big second half to get a 70-42 win over Albia at Chariton Tuesday night. Chariton led 29-28 at halftime but went on an offensive tear in the second half to outscore the Lady Dees, 36-19, to win by 28.
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team played hard and gave a good effort but came up short in a 57-42 loss to Albia at Chariton Tuesday night.
The Chariton Varsity girls basketball team used a strong team effort to get a 56-46 win against Clarke at Osceola Friday night. The Lady Chargers built an early lead, played great defense and hit free throws late to come out on top.
The Chariton Varsity wrestling team began their season with a quadrangular meet at Grinnell this past Thursday night with Grinnell, Oskaloosa and Saydel.
The Chariton Varsity boys used a great offensive effort and played with great energy in the second half in a 66-40 win over Clarke at Osceola Friday night. With the win, the Chargers moved to 1-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference.
The Chariton varsity girls basketball team struggled from the field in a 55-38 loss at Newton Tuesday night.
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team fell in their regular season opener at Newton, 53-46, On Tuesday night.
The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) announced the 2019 Football All-State Teams this past Tuesday.
The Chariton 8th grade A boys basketball team fell in their season opener against Clarke, 55-18, at Osceola Nov. 21. Mason Smith led Chariton with six points, one rebound and two steals. Cutler Arnold had four points and three rebounds.
The Chariton basketball cheerleaders (standing in back) and the CHS wrestlng cheerleaders (seated in front) do a cheer together for the crowd at Meet the Chargers Night at the Charger Dome Monday night.
Macy Wood (left) shoots over Tammera Alexander (#15) during the Varsity girls scrimmage on Meet the Chargers Night Monday night.
The Chariton eighth grade girls Red team began their season with a 25-23 overtime loss to Clarke at Osceola Nov. 21. McKenzie Snook led Chariton with 19 points, nine rebounds and five steals.
Jackson Curnutte goes in for a lay up during the Varsity boys’ scrimmage on Meet the Chargers Night.
Turnovers and poor foul shooting hurt the Chariton Varsity girls basketball team in a 49-39 loss to PCM at the Newton Tournament in their season opener Saturday.
Cross country team members receiving the Academic All Conference award are: Front row: Trae Hall, Nadia Miroshnik, and Sailor Anderson. Back row: Max Aulwes, Tori Goode, Alyssa Elliott, and Ulyanna Kutsel.
On Tuesday, Nov. 26, Chariton High School will be the site of the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s “Pride Basketball Challenge.”
The Chariton boys cross country team voted Trae Hall (left) and Lance Wallace as Team Captains.
On Sept. 19, the Chariton Middle School 8th grade football team charged Reynolds Field to challenge a large group of Blue Demons from the east.
Members of the boys cross country team receiving a Varsity letter are: Front row: Trae Hall, Max Aulwes, Blane Wallace, and Tanner Ballard. Back row: Lance Wallace, Logan Demichelis, Tyler Goben, and Ethan Fehrer. Not pictured Ian Beener.
Members of the girls cross country team receiving a Varsity letter are: Front row: Lubove Vahnenko, Ruth Vahnenko, Sailor Anderson, Milanna Primakov and Deanna Primakov. Middle row: Ulyanna Kutsel, Angel Blagsvedt, Nadia Miroshnik, Haddon Anderson, and Alyssa Elliott. Back row: Tori Good, Am…
The CHS girls cross country team received the state award for Distinguishment in Academic Achievement. The team must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher among the members for this award. Front row: Vanessa Pyatak, Abby Kopytko, Cheyenne Andrews, Vivian Bauer, Sailor Ander…
This past Friday, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, http://www.bobbleheadhall.com, unveiled the first bobbleheads of former Iowa Hawkeye standout tight ends T.J. Hockenson, a Chariton native, and Noah Fant in their Iowa Hawkeye jerseys.