Ryder McGee (#20) runs for a four-yard touchdown during the third quarter Friday night with help from a block from Kasyn Paige (#26). (Bill Howes photo)
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A couple of killer turnovers to start the second half along with a 75-yard touchdown run by Clarke after Chariton cut the lead to seven dashed Chariton’s hopes of getting their first win in a 35-14 loss at Clarke Friday night.
Chariton quarterback Mason Smith (#5) throws a pass during the late first quarter at Clarke Friday. He threw one touchdown in his first varsity start. (Bill Howes photo)
The Chariton Varsity volleyball team hosted Centerville on Tuesday, Sept. 15, which was Senior Night for Chariton.
Smith throws for 207 yds, 2 TDs
The Chariton girls cross country team began their season with a bang by being the champions of the Wayne meet at Corydon Sept. 3.
The Chariton girls cross country team were the champions of the Wayne Invitational held this past Thursday, Sept. 3 in Corydon. Members at the meet are: Front Row - Cheyenne Andrews, Vanessa Pyatak, Alyssa Rippel, Milanna Primakov, Nadiia Miroshnik and Abby Koptyko. Back Row - Lydia Chapman …
The Chariton Varsity volleyball team faced a tough Knoxville team at the Charger Dome in their conference opener Sept. 1. Chariton competed well in the match before falling 3-0. The scores of the match were 14-25, 12-25 and 13-25.
The Chariton Varsity football team began the season with a tough 39-0 loss to a very good Interstate 35 team in their season opener at Reynolds Field in Chariton on Friday night.
The Chariton Varsity football team opens their season against the Interstate 35 Roadrunners at Reynolds Field in Chariton this Friday night. There is no freshman game this week and the Varsity game will start at 7:30 p.m.
The Chariton Varsity baseball team lost to Woodward-Granger, 13-0, in five innings in their regular season finale at Woodward-Granger July 10. The Chargers weren’t able to hit off of Woodward-Granger’s pitching as their three pitchers combined to toss a no-hit shutout.
Hunter Koehn goes 4-4 with a triple and three doubles
A quick start and strong hitting throughout by a good Winterset team was too much to overcome in the Chariton Varsity baseball team’s 17-2 loss at Winterset in four innings July 8.
After falling behind early, the Chariton Varsity baseball team rallied late to beat Centerville, 7-3, in nine innings at Centerville July 6.
Buena Vista University head softball coach Mandie Nocita has announced the hiring of Kylie Bengtson as her new top assistant beginning in the fall of 2020.
The Chariton Varsity softball team faced a tough test when it faced Class 4A’s #4 ranked team, ADM Adel, at Savage Field in Chariton this past Friday night. The Lady Chargers got off to a good start early but eventually lost 13-0 to the Tigers in five innings. It was Senior Night for Charito…
The Chariton Varsity baseball team lost to Albia, 11-8, in their Class 2A Substate 6 First Round game to Albia at Pella Christian High School this past Saturday night, July 11.
Hunter Koehn (left) scores a run during the CHS Varsity baseball game against Winterset July 8. Chariton lost to the Huskies, 17-2. (Sonya Wallace photo)
The 2010 Chariton Varsity Softball team that placed third overall in Class 3A at the State Tournament that year was honored in between games against Interstate 35 at Savage Field in Chariton Tuesday night, July 7.
Second baseman Kaden FItzgerald catches a fly ball at Centerville July 6. (Sonya Wallace photo)
CHS hosts ADM on Sr. Night Friday
The Chariton Varsity softball team played hard and never gave up in a 9-1 loss to the #3 ranked and undefeated Albia Lady Dees at Savage Field in Chariton Monday night, June 29.
The Chariton Varsity softball team hung tough with Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont before falling 8-2 to the Lady Rockets at Savage Field June 22.
A big game offensively and a big seventh inning helped lift the Chariton Varsity baseball team to a 10- come from behind9 win over Davis County at Bloomfield this past Thursday night.
Fidel Reyes Cardoso Jr.
The Chariton Varsity baseball team’s season got off to a successful start with a 4-1 win over Clarke at Chariton June 15.
The Chariton Varsity girls softball team played well in a 6-3 loss to Clarke in their season opener at Chariton, June 15.
Chariton High School Senior Lubove Vahnenko is a member of both the CHS girls track and soccer team.
The Chariton 9th grade softball team played a doubleheader against Ottumwa at the Eddyville tournament June 16. The Chariton freshman girls lost the first game 30-0 and the second game 12-2.
The Chariton JV softball team used a strong team effort to beat Centerville, 13-5, at Centerville this past Wednesday night. Chariton pounded out 11 hits and committed just two errors while Centerville committed nine errors to make it a rout in favor of Chariton.
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Editor’s Note: This article is courtesy of Graceland University Sports Information
High school baseball and softball players and coaches and fans alike were ecstatic when it was announced that a summer athletic season for baseball and softball would be held this summer after the spring sports seasons were cancelled due to COVID-19. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced that 202…
Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of a series of articles the newspaper is doing about Chariton High School spring sport athletes who are seniors who are unable to participate in spring athletics during their final year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Seasons are salvaged under new rules
The Chariton High School Athletic Department is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Christopher Watkins as the new varsity volleyball coach. His coaching position was approved at the May 11 Chariton School Board meeting.
Following Friday’s recommendations to keep Iowa schools closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all spring activities of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and the Iowa High School Athletic Association are canceled.
Chariton Area Chamber/Main Street will be holding their Annual Fun Golf Day Thursday, June 18, at the Preserve at Honey Creek Resort.
Jackson Curnutte of Chariton was named to the 2020 Class 2A Substate 6 basketball team recently. A senior guard, Curnutte was one of only eight players named to the team.
The Chariton Archery teams traveled back to Leon on Saturday, Feb. 22 to compete in the bullseye tournament. The Chariton High School team earned the second place trophy with a score of 3,257.
The Chariton A Academic Team traveled to Waukee for the Second Annual Iowa Masonic Academic Bowl on Saturday, March 7. Chariton A finished in second place of the small school division for the tournament and earned a check for $700 to be used to fund the entry fees for tournaments for the Cha…
Four Chariton Charger wrestlers were named to the 2019-20 All-South Central Conference team that was released recently. The season records of each wrestler are listed in parentheses.