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May 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Sedrick Jones Jr. of Rockford Guilford High School has signed to play for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team next season.
 

Jones, a 6-foot guard, averaged 18.4 points per game in his senior season with the Vikings. He was the second leading scorer in the Northern Illinois Conference and was a first-team all-conference pick in basketball and football.
 

Jones will join a Chargers team that is coming off the program’s...

May 14, 2014
GALESBURG—After finishing their careers with the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team, Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford), Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier), Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) and Jacob Warner (Galva, Ill./Galva) will continue to play next season at four-year institutions.
 

Hubbard will suit up at Georgia College, Powers at Park University, Wendling at Central Methodist University and Warner at Eureka College. Hubbard...

May 14, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball coach Mike Bailey has announced the signing of 10 players who will suit up for the Chargers next season.
 

Jessica Lieber and Allison Mangieri of Galesburg High School; Brenna Combs of Abingdon High School; Kaity Perry of Astoria High School; Renae Stock of Davenport (Iowa) West High School; MaKayla Hartter of Washington High School; Nicole Bornsheuer of Bureau Valley High School; Sarah Linder of Canton High...

May 12, 2014
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team saw its season come to an end with a pair of losses in the Region IV sectional tournament Saturday at Elgin.

 

The Chargers dropped their opening game 14-6 to Prairie State before being eliminated with a 12-4 loss to Elgin. Sandburg finishes the season with a 19-29-1 overall record and a 10-9-1 mark in the Arrowhead Conference.

 

The Chargers jumped ahead late against Prairie State with a five-run...

May 9, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College softball players Jordyn Chasteen (Canton), Hannah Johnson (Illinois Valley Central), Kaylee Moseley (Rockridge), Corinne Heins (Lowpoint-Washburn) and Danielle Kenney (Stark County) have earned accolades for their outstanding play for the Chargers this season.
 

Chasteen was an All-Arrowhead Conference and first-team All-Region IV District A selection. Johnson and Moseley each were named to the all-region second team, and Heins...

May 9, 2014
GALESBURG—Jack Berlett of Washington High School has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team. The left-hander was a Class 2A sectional qualifier last fall during his senior season with the Panthers.
 

Berlett joins a Chargers program that later this month will make its second straight trip and fourth appearance in the last five years at the NJCAA Division II national tournament. Sandburg’s 12th-place finish at last year’s...

May 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team ended its regular season by winning the final Arrowhead Conference meet of the spring, which was hosted by the Chargers on Tuesday at Lake Bracken Country Club.

 

Sandburg’s 317 team total edged Black Hawk by three strokes. Highland (326), Illinois Valley (341) and Sauk Valley (345) rounded out the team scoring. Chargers sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) was the meet medalist after shooting...

May 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Trevor Lay of Wethersfield High School has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team.
 

A 5-foot-10 guard, Lay joins the Chargers following a decorated career with the Flying Geese. He averaged 28.9 points per game during his senior season, helping him be named to the Associated Press Class 1A all-state first team and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association’s Class 1A/2A all-state first team.
 

Lay...

May 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Caleb Newell of United High School has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team.
 

While with the Red Storm, Newell was a three-time Class 1A sectional qualifier and two-time All-Lincoln Trail Conference honoree. This past fall, Newell was a Class 1A regional medalist, and he was the medalist at the United Open.
 

Newell joins a Chargers program that later this month will make its second straight trip...

May 2, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team wrapped up its Arrowhead Conference schedule by splitting a doubleheader at Illinois Valley Thursday. The Eagles won the opener before Sandburg won Game 2 12-7 to snap a five-game losing streak.

 

Connor Shaw (Moline, Ill./Moline) delivered a two-out, two-strike single with the bases loaded in the seventh inning to drive in two and break a 4-4 tie in Game 2. The Chargers (18-23-1, 10-9-1) added six more runs in...

April 30, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College softball team saw its season end Wednesday, as it was swept by Illinois Valley in the first round of the Region IV tournament. The Eagles took Game 1 of the best-of-three series 11-0 in five innings and scored three unanswered runs late in Game 2 for a 10-7 victory.
 

The Chargers (17-29), who won three of four from the Eagles in the regular season, were shut out on four hits in the opener. Sophomore Kaylee Moseley (...

April 29, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Illinois Valley has been postponed to 2 p.m. Thursday because of unplayable conditions.
 

Also, the Chargers’ game scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday against Knox at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex has been canceled and won’t be rescheduled.
 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule
 

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April 29, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Region IV tournament first-round game scheduled for this afternoon at Illinois Valley has been postponed to 1 p.m. Wednesday because of unplayable conditions.
 

The Chargers have won three of four games this season against the Eagles, including a doubleheader sweep April 23 at IVCC.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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April 28, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team finished tied for 11th at the Scot-Fire Classic, which took place Friday at Gibson Woods Golf Course and Saturday at Soangetaha Country Club.

 

The Chargers shot 333 as a team Friday but rebounded with a 324 in Saturday’s final round. Freshman Ryan Ballard (Germantown Hills, Ill./Metamora) and sophomore Joey Juergens (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) paced the Chargers by finishing at 17 over par for the...

April 28, 2014
GALESBURG—Illinois Valley handed the Carl Sandburg College baseball team a pair of close losses in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Eagles won the opener 5-4 in 10 innings and shut out the Chargers 2-0 in Game 2.

 

The Chargers (17-22-1, 9-8-1) scored a run in both the fourth and fifth innings to tie Game 1 at 4. It stayed that way until IVCC pushed across the winning run in the 10th...

April 25, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team lost a pair of games to Elgin in a nonconference doubleheader Friday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex, dropping Game 1 16-1 and the nightcap 9-3.
 

The Chargers (17-20-1) were held to two hits in losing the opener. Elgin scored twice in each of the first three innings, added five in the fifth and six in the seventh to end the contest early. Sandburg freshman Richie Boatman (Troy, Ill...

April 28, 2014
MALTA—The Carl Sandburg College softball team wrapped up its regular season by splitting an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at Kishwaukee on Friday. The Chargers dropped the opener 6-5 in eight innings before bouncing back to win Game 2 13-4.

 

Sandburg (17-27, 8-12) scored in every inning and pounded out 14 hits during its victory in Game 2. Sophomore Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) led the Chargers at the plate, going 4 for 5 with a homer, four RBIs and three...

April 25, 2014
GALESBURG—Joey Olden of Lincoln High School and De’Andre Alexander and Darius Millican of Springfield Lanphier High School have signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team.
 

A 6-foot guard, Olden averaged seven points and 1.5 rebounds per game as a starter for the Railers, who finished a program-best 34-3, placed second in the Class 3A state tournament, were ranked first in the Class 3A poll and tied Lanphier for the...

April 25, 2014
GALESBURG—Abingdon-Avon High School’s Taylor Cudd has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team.
 

Cudd, a 5-foot-9 outside hitter, led the Tornadoes with 193 kills and had a 95.6 percent serve percentage during her senior season. She also helped Abingdon-Avon to a 21-11 record and a Class 2A sectional final appearance.
 

A four-year starter, Cudd was the 2013 Register-Mail player of the year, first-team All-...

April 24, 2014
PORT BYRON—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team posted its lowest score of the spring season as it finished second in an Arrowhead Conference meet Wednesday at Byron Hills Golf Course.

 

The Chargers shot 315 as a team to take second place by seven shots over Highland and eight over Illinois Valley. Host Black Hawk won the meet with a score of 285. Sandburg is a point back of IVCC for second place in the conference standings with two meets left.

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