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March 19, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held a second-half lead, but Potomac State (W. Va.) rallied to beat the Chargers 83-70 and eliminate them from the NJCAA Division II national tournament in a consolation bracket quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Catamounts (21-9) will play in the consolation semifinals at 11 a.m. Friday against the winner of the consolation quarterfinal at 9 a.m. Thursday between St.…

March 18, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team gave No. 2 seed Wayne County (Mich.) all it could handle, but the Wildcats held on the beat the Chargers 56-53 in the first round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament on Tuesday morning at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (18-15) will play in the consolation bracket at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Potomac State (W. Va.). The Catamounts lost their first-round game 93-88 in overtime against…

March 11, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long to play its first-ever game at the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
 

The Chargers (18-14) will face No. 2 overall seed Wayne County (Mich.) in the opening contest of the tournament at 9 a.m. March 18 at Danville Area Community College. The tournament committee seeded the top eight teams, and a blind draw with the remaining eight teams was used to determine the first-…

March 8, 2014
ELGIN—For the first time in school history, the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team is going to the NJCAA Division II national tournament.

 

Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored the game-winning basket with just over a minute left as the Chargers (18-14) rallied to beat Olive-Harvey 73-69 on Saturday at Elgin Community College in the championship game of the Region IV District A tournament.

 

“People might…

March 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College coach Todd Winkler always wants to win, but he also realizes the importance of keeping things in perspective when the Chargers open the season this week.
 

“If we could win four out of 10, I’d be jumping up and down,” said Winkler, in his 10th season as Sandburg’s coach. “We’re going to be playing teams that have played 20-some games already and some really good teams from up north.”
 

The Chargers will take the…

March 6, 2014
GALESBURG—To say it’s been a whirlwind week or so for Jake Tenhouse would be putting it lightly.
 

Nine days after being hired and meeting his team for the first time, the new Carl Sandburg College baseball coach will lead the Chargers in their first game this weekend during their Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Sandburg will play five games in five days, beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday against Morris (N.J.).
 

“You always know your first…

March 3, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team upset top-seeded Kishwaukee 76-70 on Sunday to advance to the championship of the Region IV tournament.

 

The fifth-seeded Chargers (17-14) will play No. 3 seed Olive-Harvey at 5 p.m. Saturday at Elgin for a trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament. Olive-Harvey defeated Sandburg 80-75 on Dec. 18 in Chicago in the teams’ lone meeting this season.

 

Sandburg has never won the…

Feb. 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Jake Tenhouse, who has nearly a decade of experience as an assistant coach at the collegiate level, has been hired as the head baseball coach at Carl Sandburg College. Tenhouse’s hiring was approved during the College’s regular Board of Trustees meeting Thursday evening.
 

A graduate of Camp Point Central High School, Tenhouse has had several successful stints as an assistant. He comes to Sandburg after spending last season at Quincy University,…

Feb. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Students in Carl Sandburg College’s art and welding programs will test their mettle against one another with a friendly competition Saturday in Building G on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Teams consisting of one artist and up to three welders will have from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. to create a welded sculpture from the scrap materials on hand. Local sculptor Tom Lyttle will serve as the juror for the competition. The event is…

Feb. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball sophomore player Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) has earned first-team All-Region IV District L honors for her impressive all-around performance this season.
 

Bollinger, a 5-foot-10 forward, is the first Chargers player to be named first-team All-Region since Taylor Young during the 2008-09 season. During the regular season, Bollinger finished second on the team in scoring (7.8 points per game)…

Feb. 14, 2014
GALESBURG—Nearly 180 students from 13 area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Ashley Winters of Galesburg was crowned the individual champion after placing first in biology and second in chemistry. ROWVA took first place in Division 300 while Monmouth-Roseville was first in…

Feb. 14, 2014
CARTHAGE—About 80 students from five area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

Sydney Bigger of West Central was crowned the individual champion after placing first in biology and mathematics. West Central also won the overall team title for the first time since 2010, ending…

Feb. 10, 2014
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 25th annual Sandburg College Poetry Competition. The contest is open to the general public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary, (1st-5th grade), intermediate  (6th-12th grade) and adult. Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. April 24 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., during the Sandburg Days Festival for the Mind, which…

Feb. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a President’s Day campus visit day from 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 17 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about the College’s career and transfer programs and explore what Sandburg has to offer. Check-in for the visit day begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Student Center.
 

To reserve your spot or to apply to Sandburg, contact the Carl…

Feb. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College TRIO Student Support Services is hosting a donation drive through Feb. 20 to raise items for the Knox County Humane Society. The drive leads up to a service project in which students will spend the day volunteering at the Humane Society on Feb. 21 as part of National TRIO Day 2014.
 

Donation boxes are set up in the TRIO SSS office (Room E136) and the information desks in Building D and the Student Center on the Main Campus in…

Feb. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Students from 13 area high schools will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 10 a.m. Feb. 13 inside John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg.
 

Juniors and seniors from Abingdon-Avon, AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, Farmington, Galesburg, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley, United and East…

Feb. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 31st annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25, which includes lunch. There will be 52 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;…

Feb. 7, 2014
CARTHAGE—Area high school students will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage, 305 Sandburg Dr.
 

Juniors and seniors from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools will participate in the event, which is offered by more than 50 community colleges and universities in Illinois and Missouri. Material for…

Feb. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Galesburg High School graduates who plan to attend Carl Sandburg College can have as much as 100 percent of their tuition waived thanks to a new program established by the City of Galesburg by working with Carl Sandburg College and the Galesburg Community Foundation.
 

Galesburg Promise will pay up to 16 credits of tuition per semester at Sandburg and up to a maximum total of 64 credits that will result in a degree or certificate from the College.…

Feb. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 5 because of inclement weather.

 

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