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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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April 24, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College softball team got big contributions from several players as it picked up an Arrowhead Conference sweep Wednesday, beating Illinois Valley 7-2 and 5-3.

 

The Chargers (16-26, 7-11) scored twice in the fifth to tie it, once in the sixth to grab the lead and put the game away with a four-run seventh inning. The key hits in the frame were an RBI double by freshman Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) and a two-run double from...

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 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 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 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 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...

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