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April 23, 2014
MOLINE—Black Hawk handed the Carl Sandburg College softball team a pair of Arrowhead Conference losses Tuesday, beating the Chargers 8-1 and 14-10.

 

Sandburg tied Game 1 on an RBI single by Kaylee Moseley (Rockridge) in the top of the fourth, but the Braves scored four two-out runs in their half of the inning to go back ahead. Freshman Megan Hobson (Limestone) held Black Hawk to three earned runs on nine hits in six innings. She struck out three and...

April 22, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team swept an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader against Sauk Valley on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex, winning 11-1 and 5-4.
 

Sophomore right-hander Jon Kupfert (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame) led the way for the Chargers (17-18-1, 8-6-1) in their six-inning victory in Game 1, holding the Skyhawks to three singles. Kupfert struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter in going the...

April 22, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College honored the 2014 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award at the Alumni Awards Reception on April 15 in the Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Honorable Thomas A. Keith ’87 received the Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Trevor Davies ’06 received the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
 

A circuit judge for the Illinois 10th Judicial Circuit, Keith earned his...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team banged out 18 hits as it came back to beat Spoon River 13-10 in a nonconference slugfest on Wednesday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers (14-14-1) scored the game’s final four runs after the Snappers plated three in the sixth inning to take a 10-9 lead. Freshman Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo./Pattonville) tied it with a single in the sixth, and sophomore...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Galesburg High School senior Tyson Parks IV has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team.
 

A 6-foot forward, Parks averaged 6.9 points on 47 percent shooting and led the Silver Streaks with 7.4 rebounds per contest this past season. His 8.0 rebounds per game in Western Big 6 Conference play were good for second in the league. Parks earned honorable mention All-WB6 honors his senior season, and he was invited...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Due to popular demand, Carl Sandburg College Theatre is taking the unprecedented step of presenting encore performances of its spring play, “Nothing Natural.”
 

The performances will take place at 7 p.m. April 25-26 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Written and directed by Sandburg assistant professor of theater Susan Sharp, the docudrama recounts the true story of the days before, during and after...

April 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Unplayable conditions have forced the postponement of the Carl Sandburg College baseball and softball teams’ games scheduled for this afternoon.
 

A makeup date has yet to be announced for the baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader originally scheduled for 2 p.m. at home against Black Hawk. The Chargers’ next scheduled game is a nine-inning contest at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Spoon River at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball...

April 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Conservationist and 2013 CNN Hero of the Year Chad Pregracke will give the Commencement address at the 46th annual Carl Sandburg College Commencement, and state Rep. Donald Moffitt (R-Gilson) will deliver the address at the 44th annual GED Commencement next month.
 

The College’s Commencement will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15 in Hegg Auditorium at Galesburg High School, and the GED Commencement will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14...

April 14, 2014
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College softball team dropped a pair of games at the Highland East/West Tournament on Saturday, losing 11-3 to DuPage and 5-3 to Joliet.

 

Freshman Danielle Kenney (Stark County) had two of the Chargers’ five hits against DuPage and drove in a run. Sophomore shortstop Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) had the other RBI for Sandburg (9-21). Freshman Hannah Mixer took the loss in the circle after allowing nine runs (none earned) in 3 2/3...

April 14, 2014
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at Black Hawk on Saturday, winning the opener 9-2 before the Braves took Game 2 4-1.

 

It’s the third straight time the Chargers (13-14-1, 6-3-1) have split a league twinbill.

 

Sandburg jumped to a 6-1 lead in Game 1, scoring three times in both the first and fifth innings. Noble Hampton (Florissant, Mo./Hazelwood Central), Zach Moss (Imperial, Mo./...

April 11, 2014
CANTON—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team nearly rallied from an early seven-run deficit but fell to Spoon River 10-9 in nonconference action on Thursday.

 

The Snappers jumped on Chargers starter Adam Staggs (Farmington, Ill./Farmington) to take an 8-1 lead in the first inning. Sandburg (11-12-1) cut its deficit to 8-6 in the fifth on a two-run home run by Ryan Wendt (Red Bud, Ill./Red Bud). After Spoon River added two in its half of the fifth, the...

April 11, 2014
GALESBURG—Sauk Valley swept the Carl Sandburg College softball team for the second time in four days Thursday, beating the Chargers 9-0 and 11-5 in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Freshman Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) had three hits for Sandburg in Game 2, and sophomore third baseman Lorren Newingham (Pittsfield) added two hits and a pair of RBIs. The Chargers (9-19, 2-8) trailed 5-0 before...

April 10, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges Category of the ninth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education. This is the second straight time and third time overall that Sandburg has been honored as the best in its category, which includes schools with less than 5,000 students. The College also placed in the top 10 of its category for the seventh time in a row.
 

The...

April 10, 2014
GALESBURG—Copies of the Carl Sandburg College Community Garden’s first recipe book, “From Our Community to Your Table,” are now available for purchase. Profits from book sales will benefit the Sandburg Community Garden.
 

“From Our Community to Your Table” includes more than 400 home, garden, pet, health, vegetarian, ethnic and gluten-free recipes submitted by Sandburg employees, Community Garden volunteers, University of Illinois Extension Master...

April 9, 2014
LA SALLE— The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team opened its spring season with a third-place finish in an Arrowhead Conference meet Tuesday at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club.

 

Freshman Ryan Ballard (Germantown Hills, Ill./Metamora) led Sandburg with a 6-over-par 78, and freshman Dylan Mullins (Metamora, Ill./Metamora) carded an 83. Freshman Austin McDougall III (Pekin, Ill./Pekin) came in at 84 and freshman Bryer Anderson (Elmwood, Ill./Farmington)...

April 9, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader with Highland for the second time in four days Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers came back for a 2-1 walk-off victory in the opener before the Cougars took Game 2 5-2.
 

Victims of a walk-off at Augustana JV the night before, the Chargers (11-11-1, 5-2-1) put together one of their own with a pair of runs in the bottom of...

April 9, 2014
FREEPORT—Freshman Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) tossed a five-hit shutout to help the Carl Sandburg College softball team salvage a split of its Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at Highland on Tuesday. The Chargers (9-17, 2-6) dropped the opener 5-0 before winning Game 2 3-0 to snap a five-game skid.

 

Mixer gave up five hits and two walks while striking out three in the complete-game victory, her first of the season. Mixer also helped herself at the...

April 8, 2014
DIXON—Sauk Valley swept the Carl Sandburg College softball team 11-0 and 9-1 in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader Monday.

 

The Skyhawks did all of their scoring in the first two innings of Game 1 against Chargers starter Whitney Freeman (Spoon River Valley). Sophomore shortstop Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) went 2 for 2 with a double for Sandburg.

 

Sauk Valley scored in each of the first four innings of Game 2 to jump to an 8-0 lead against...

April 8, 2014
ROCK ISLAND—Augustana JV rallied with seven runs in the bottom of the ninth to hand the Carl Sandburg College baseball team an 8-7 loss on Monday.

 

The Chargers (10-10) scored twice in the second, four times in the third and added another run in the eighth to take a 7-1 lead into the final frame. The Vikings, though, did all their damage in the ninth before Sandburg could record an out.

 

Freshman Dean Ballenger (O’Fallon, Mo./Francis Howell...

April 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Registration is now open for classes for the 2014 fall semester at Carl Sandburg College. One year of tuition at Sandburg can help you save more than $6,000 over attending a four-year public college and more than $26,000 over attending a four-year private college. Tuition for the fall semester is due Aug. 1, and fall semester classes begin Aug. 18.
 

First-time Sandburg students should contact the Carl Sandburg College Welcome Center on the Main...

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