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The Chariton Varsity baseball team lost a pair of close games in a doubleheader at Clarke Monday, June 21. Clarke won the first game 5-4 and they scored one run in the seventh inning to win the nightcap, 1-0.

After building an early lead and keeping it close for most of the game, the Chariton Varsity softball team wasn’t quite able pull out a win in an 8-2 loss to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at Eddyville this past Thursday night, June 24.

Chariton native and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) baseball player Jackson Fisher was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI Academic All-Region First Team for the 2020 fall academic year.

The Chariton Varsity baseball team broke through with a big 9-0 win over Moravia at Milledge Field in Chariton Wednesday, June 16. The Chargers broke open a close game with eight runs total in the fifth and sixth innings to turn it into a rout.

Pictured are the 2021 Chariton girls soccer team award winners. From left: Jessica Boldyrev-co MVP, Abby Tuttle-co MVP, Clara Stuart-Charger Hustle Award, Haylee Sonius-Teammate of the Year, Tatyana Allen-Winston-Most Improved Player.

The Chariton Varsity baseball team came close to getting their first win in a 6-5 loss to Fairfield at Milledge Field in Chariton Wednesday, June 2. Pitcher Preston Lane homered for Chariton in the loss and went 1-2 with a home run, a run scored and an RBI.

The Chariton JV2 softball team hosted a tournament with Albia and Eddyville-Blakdesburg-Fremont at Chariton June 8. The Chariton JV girls went 2-0 on the day to move to 5-0 overall with a 5-4 win over Albia and a 10-9 win over EBF.

The Chariton Varsity softball team played hard in a 10-0 loss to a good Knoxville team at Knoxville Monday, June 14. The Lady Chargers got down early and weren’t really able to get their bats going to get back in the game. Chariton also struggled some defensively committing five errors.

A slow start hurt the Chariton Varsity baseball team in a 12-0 loss at Newton Thursday, May 27. The Chargers fell behind too far early and couldn’t get their bats going during the game to try to catch up.

The Charger girls soccer team began post-season play with a 5-0 win over the Clarke Indian girls at Chariton Monday, May 24. Chariton wasted no time taking control of the game, scoring in the fifth minute when Abby Tuttle sent a through-ball to Allyson McClure on the right side, who crossed …

The Chariton Varsity girls softball team began their season with a bang with a commanding 14-3 win at Pleasantville Tuesday, May 25. The Lady Chargers started off strong offensively with five runs in the first inning and added eight total runs in the fifth and sixth en route to the win.

On Saturday, May 22, Coach Bob Cain and Coach Tom Anderson were awarded 25-year coaching plaques at the State Track Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines in honor of their service to the sport. The Iowa Track Coaches Association presented the awards. (Contributed photo)