Pictured are the Chariton JV 2 Team award winners. From left: Allyson McClure-Most Improved (tie), Reagan Gall-Most Improved (tie) and Spirit Award, Grace Watkins-Most Valuable Player, and Tenley Williams-Hustle Award.

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Pictured are the CHS volleyball players named to Academic All-Conference. in front from left: Abby Tuttle, Lexi Smyser and Riley Mackey. Back from left: Brenna Shriver, Taylor Pennington, Clara Stuart, Trinity Rodgers, Mikayla McCurdy and Avery Hall.

Pictured are the Chariton Varsity Team award winners. From left: Abby Tuttle-Hustle Award (tie), Mikayla McCurdy-Most Improved, Avery Hall-Most Valuable Player and Spirit Award, and RIley Mackey-Hustle Award (tie).

Pictured are the Chariton JV 1 Team Award winners. From left: Emma Rector-Most Valuable Player, Brooklyn Collins-Spirit Award, Charlotte Entrekin-Most Improved and Layne Braby-Hustle Award.

The Chariton Charger football team totally dominated the line of scrimmage in a 41-13 shellacking of undefeated and #5 ranked Des Moines Christian on Senior Night in Chariton Friday night. Chariton senior tailback Dylan Cain set a new single-game school rushing record with 307 yards rushing …

The Chariton girls cross country team ran outstanding at the South Central Conference meet in Osceola Tuesday night. The Lady Chargers placed second overall in both the varsity and JV races and Milanna Primakov placed third overall in the varsity race to earn all-conference honors.

The Chariton boys cross country team did very well at the South Central Conference meet at East Lake in Osceola Tuesday night. The Charger boys placed fourth overall out of seven teams with 131 points.

The Chariton volleyball team lost 25-11 in the first set against a solid Albia volleyball team, came back to fall in a close set 25-19, then fell 25-8 to the withering hitting and ace serving pressure of the Dees. The 3-0 loss dropped Chariton to 1-12 on the season.

The Chariton girls cross-country team captured another team championship by winning the Fairfield Invitational Sept. 12. Chariton placed first overall out of nine teams with 55 points.

Chariton’s annual Homecoming Parade will begin at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, following the Homecoming Assembly. The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “Chargers Take on the World.” The Chargers will be playing the Prairie City Monroe Mustangs.

The Chariton varsity football team got off to a great start and held on for a 41-19 win at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Friday night. The Chargers dominated up front and had 408 yards of offense including 243 yards rushing and 165 yards passing in the win.

The Chariton Varsity girls cross country team reigned supreme as the overall team champion at the Central Decatur meet Tuesday night. Chariton won the meet by over 40 points and they also had the overall individual champion as well in freshman Haddon Anderson, who placed first in 22:35.

After a 2018 playoff run based largely on Dylan Cain running behind a huge, experienced line, the sense for 2019 was stop Cain, stop Chariton. Opponents might want to rethink that.