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.
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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.
Chariton Community, Baseball and Softball Spectators, Family and Friends,
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.
The Chariton Archery teams traveled to Ottumwa for the Winter Iowa Games-NASP 3D on Saturday Feb. 15. The Chariton High School team medaled with 3rd place out of four teams with a score of 1,615, which is their highest score so far this year for 3D.
Chariton Archery had a busy week, traveling to Leon on Thursday, Feb. 13 for a 3D dual. The Chariton High School team got 1st place with a score of 1,581. Archers on the team were Sammie Zuel 272, Jayden Raeder 270, JR McDonough 264, Ramisis Celander259, Brooklynn Beal 258, and Stuart Masters 258.
Read the March 5 Chariton Herald-Patriot for the pictures of the team members with their awards.
Chariton sophomore point guard was recently named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-District Team for the Class 3A Southwest Iowa District.
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team had five players named to the 2019-20 Boys All-South Central Conference team that was released recently.
The Chariton JV 1 boys basketball team shot well from the field and took good care of the ball in a 52-35 win over Wayne on Senior Night at Chariton Feb. 6.
Chariton Archery hosted a home tournament on Feb. 8. Five different towns competed with 169 archers attending. Chariton’s High School team got 1st place with a score of 3,259.
Chariton Archery teams traveled to Albia to compete in the February Shootout held at the Albia High School on Feb. 1. The High School team placed 4th with a score of 3,207.
Three Chariton girls basketball players were named to the 2019-20 All-South Central Conference Girls Team that was released recently. Chariton sophomore point guard Emma Rector was a unanimous First Team All-Conference selection. It’s the second year in a row that Rector has been a First Tea…
Chariton’s Jordan Mundy and Nick Wood both did well wrestling at their first ever State Wrestling Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines this past week.
The Chariton Varsity boys basketball team’s season came to a close with a tough 57-53 loss to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in their Class 2A District 11 first round game at Albia this past Thursday night.
The Chariton Archery teams traveled to Eldon for the Cardinal Block 10/15 tournament on Jan. 25.
By Bill Howes Associate Editor
After a great start, the Chariton JV 1 boys basketball team wasn’t quite able to hang on in a 67-51 loss to Davis County at Bloomfield Feb. 4. The JV 1 Chargers built a 10-point lead after one period and still led by seven at halftime but were outscored 40-17 in the second half.