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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.


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...

April 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the docudrama “Nothing Natural” from April 10-12 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 play recounts a true and dramatic story that occurred in Texas in 1937.

Showtime is 7 p.m. for each performance, and tickets for each show will be available at the door. Admission is $5 for adults...

April 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Sophomore Jordyn Chasteen homered in each game, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept 9-3 and 10-7 by Black Hawk in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader Sunday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.


Chasteen hit a two-run shot in the first inning of Game 1 to open the scoring, but the Braves connected for four round-trippers against Chargers pitcher Megan Hobson, who suffered the loss.



April 7, 2014
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College dropped its first Arrowhead Conference game of the season Saturday, splitting a doubleheader at Highland. The Chargers rallied to take the opener 5-4 before the Cougars came back to win Game 2 8-5.


After Highland opened with a four-run first inning, Sandburg (10-9-1, 4-1-1) scored all five of its runs in the sixth to take Game 1. Travis Windsor (Cuba, Ill./Cuba) scored the tying run on a wild pitch, and Brandon Smith (...

April 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The 23rd annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

The career expo is free and open to the public. Job seekers will have the opportunity to network with nearly 70 organizations, explore career fields and learn about Sandburg’s programs of study. Organizations scheduled to participate in the career expo include:...

April 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team swept a nonconference doubleheader against Lincoln on Wednesday, winning 9-2 and 12-4 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

The Chargers (8-12) scored seven unanswered runs after the Lynx tied Game 1 at 2-2 in the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore shortstop Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) delivered the go-ahead hit with a two-run triple in Sandburg’s three-run fourth.


April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Seven high school seniors recently signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team. Brenna Combs of Abingdon-Avon; Ashley Reinbeck of Tremont; McKenna Weaver of Limestone; Madison Wherley of Macomb; and Jennifer Price, Brea Simkins and Miranda Tharp of United will take the court for the Chargers this fall.

Combs and Weaver also will play for the Chargers women’s basketball team next season. Simkins, Reinbeck and Wherley...

April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Area high school students will participate in the third annual Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition at 9:30 a.m. April 4 in Building G, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Students from Cuba, Galesburg, Illini West, Knoxville, ROWVA, United and Williamsfield high schools are among those scheduled to compete.

Teams of four will be awarded points in three practical skill areas (shielded metal arc welding, oxy fuel...

April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s home doubleheader scheduled for 2 p.m. today against Spoon River has been postponed to 3 p.m. April 16 and will be played as one nine-inning game.

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at noon Saturday at Highland. Sandburg has won five of its last eight games overall and is unbeaten in Arrowhead play.

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March 28, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team picked up its first home victories of the season Thursday, sweeping North Arkansas 8-2 and 13-8 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

The Chargers (6-6) won the opener behind three RBIs from sophomore Ryan Wendt (Red Bud, Ill./Red Bud) and a strong effort on the mound from sophomore starter Brad Moody (Chatsworth, Ill./Prairie Central).

Moody didn’t allow an earned run...