Mr. Charles Vicars attended West Vigo High School from 1971-1975. He participated in four years in baseball and basketball and two years in cross country. He earned most outstanding male athlete his senior year.
Charlie was a four year starter at second base in baseball earning all WIC three or four years. His career batting average was .330.
In basketball, Charlie earned three varsity letters, first team WIC and all Vigo County both his junior and senior years. He was all sectional his senior year and was leading scorer in WIC and Vigo County. During his senior year, he was MVP with the team record of 18-5. He averaged 20 points and 4.5 assists that year.
Charlie participated in cross country his junior and senior year. The team won the WIC both years.
Following high school, Charlie attended South Suburban Community College for 2 years playing baseball and basketball. He then finished his college career at St. Joseph College and continued in baseball.
Charlie was married for 23 years and has two children, a daughter Charlee, and a son Cole. He also has a grandson Ryne. Charlie has worked for the Indiana Dept. of Transportation for 24 years.