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Jan. 22, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for Thursday evening against Kishwaukee at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

Makeup dates for the games have yet to be announced.
 

The next scheduled game for both teams is Tuesday at Highland. The women’s game will tip off at 5 p.m. and the men’s contest at 7 p.m.
 

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Jan. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—Back-to-back three-point plays in the second half by sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) and sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) sparked the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 66-63 Arrowhead Conference win over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

With the Chargers (12-7, 2-1) trailing 54-50 with 6 minutes, 40 seconds left, Wendling converted a three-point play and Hubbard...

Jan. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team’s Arrowhead Conference game scheduled for this evening against Black Hawk at John M. Lewis Gymnasium has been canceled because of a lack of players for Black Hawk.
 

The Sandburg men’s basketball team’s game against Black Hawk will go on as scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
 

The next game for the Chargers women’s team is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday at home against Kishwaukee. The men’s...

Jan. 21, 2014
EAST PEORIA—Third-ranked Illinois Central handed the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 68-37 loss on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Cougars (16-2) jumped to a 34-17 lead at halftime and held the Chargers (8-7) to 25 percent from the floor for the contest (13 of 52). Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 11 points, including three 3-pointers. Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Asotria, Ill./Astoria) and...

Jan. 17, 2014
OGLESBY—Sophomore forward Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) scored a career-high 29 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran away from Illinois Valley in the second half for a 78-47 Arrowhead Conference victory on Thursday night.

 

Brown hit 13 of 18 shots, including two 3-pointers, and easily surpassed his previous career high of 16 points from Dec. 7 against St. Ambrose JV. The Chargers (11-7, 1-1) also got 10...

Jan. 17, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team couldn’t come back after getting off to a slow start in a 78-72 Arrowhead Conference loss Thursday at Illinois Valley.

 

The Chargers (8-6, 1-1) fell behind 28-6 and were held without a field goal until 7 minutes, 40 seconds remained in the first half. Despite the early struggles, Sandburg made a big run to close the gap to 32-27 at halftime, but the Eagles (6-8, 1-2) were able to hang on.

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Jan. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team went on a tear late in the first half and held on to beat Monmouth JV 57-52 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (8-5), who have won four of their last five, scored 18 of the last 20 before halftime for a 32-15 advantage. Sandburg’s surge started with a rebound basket by freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) with 4 minutes, 4 seconds left, and sophomore...

Jan. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—Triton put together a run in each half to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 77-65 nonconference loss on Friday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (10-7), who dropped their fourth in a row after a nine-game winning streak, led 23-20 in the first half before the Trojans (12-5) went on a 15-0 run to take a lasting lead. A rebound basket by sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) to open the second half cut...

Jan. 13, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit deficit to take a late lead, but John Wood came back to hand the Chargers a 64-62 nonconference loss on Friday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Sandburg (7-5) trailed by as much as 14 in the first half, and the Trail Blazers (7-8) led 58-48 before the Chargers put together an 11-0 run in 1 minute, 20 seconds for a 59-58 advantage with 2:00 left.
 

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Jan. 10, 2014
GALESBURG—Black Hawk East pulled away in the second half to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 79-72 loss in the Arrowhead Conference opener for both teams Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Tied at 44 in the second half, the Warriors (8-8, 1-0) went ahead for good with an 8-0 run in just 56 seconds. Torrance Evans opened the burst with a 3-pointer and knocked down another when Black Hawk East retained possession because of a...

Jan. 10, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team opened its Arrowhead Conference schedule with a 75-56 victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday evening at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Playing for the first time since Dec. 11, the Chargers (7-4, 1-0) won their third straight game. The Warriors (6-10, 0-1) led 21-14 near the midway point of the first half, but Sandburg went on a 9-0 run to take a 23-21 lead and never trailed again. The Chargers took...

Jan. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games that were postponed Dec. 14 have been rescheduled for Friday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Sandburg women’s basketball team will host John Wood at 3 p.m. Friday, and the men’s team will follow by hosting Triton at 5 p.m.
 

The next game for each Sandburg team is Thursday evening at home against Black Hawk East in the Chargers’ Arrowhead Conference opener. The...

Jan. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball Arrowhead Conference openers scheduled for this evening at Sauk Valley have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

Both games have been rescheduled for Feb. 1, beginning with the women’s game at 5:30 p.m. The men’s game will follow at 7:30 p.m.
 

The next scheduled game for both teams is Thursday against Black Hawk East at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The women’s game will tip...

Jan. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for this afternoon against McHenry County at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

Makeup dates for either game have yet to be announced.
 

Both Chargers teams will open Arrowhead Conference play Tuesday evening at Sauk Valley. The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.
 

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Dec. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer player Lawson Crider has been named to the first team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Men’s Junior College Division I All-America and All-North Region teams, the first time any Sandburg player has received either honor.
 

A freshman from Mayfield, Ky., Crider shattered the Sandburg record book, setting school records for goals (23), assists (11) and points (57) in a season....

Dec. 19, 2013
CHICAGO—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team’s nine-game winning streak ended with an 80-75 loss at Olive-Harvey on Wednesday night.

 

Playing for the second time in as many nights, the Chargers (10-4) trailed 41-31 at halftime. Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored a team-high 20 points, and sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) grabbed a team-best 18 rebounds. Sandburg also got 14 points from sophomore...

Dec. 17, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) hit two free throws with 7.4 seconds left to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to its ninth straight victory with a 69-67 win over Clinton (Iowa) on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Cougars (0-12) hit a free throw with :31.8 left to tie the contest after trailing by as much as 20 in the first half and 18 early in the second. Hubbard, who scored a team-leading 13...

Dec. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for this afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

A makeup date has yet to be announced for the women’s basketball team’s game against John Wood. The Chargers will take off for Winter Break before returning to action at 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at home against McHenry County.
 

The men’s basketball team’s game against Triton...

Dec. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) hit six 3-pointers and scored a team-high 24 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball routed Eureka JV 102-67 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for the Chargers’ eighth straight win.

 

Gooden hit three 3s in each half and came two points away from matching his season high, which came Nov. 23 against Lincoln Land. The Chargers (9-3) scored their most points in a game...

Dec. 12, 2013
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Monmouth JV 67-49 on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (6-4) led 30-26 at halftime before outscoring the Fighting Scots 37-23 in the second. Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) and freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) each scored 10 points to lead Sandburg. Bollinger also added a team-leading eight rebounds.

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