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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.

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule

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...

March 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College invites local child care providers to reserve a table for a child care fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

The fair will allow for area child care providers to set up displays, promote their services and meet with community members and prospective clients about their child care offerings. There is no cost to reserve a table. Reservations for a...

March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—On the heels of helping lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to its first NJCAA Division II national tournament, sophomore Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) has been named to the All-Region IV Division II District A first team and All-Arrowhead Conference second team.

A 6-foot guard, Hubbard was the leading vote getter on the all-region team and came one vote shy of being named first-team all-conference. He led the...

March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Sauk Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 7.

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is at the South Suburban tournament Saturday and Sunday in South Holland. Sandburg opens play at 10:30 a.m. Friday against Rock Valley.

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule


March 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Four Southeastern (Iowa) pitchers held the Carl Sandburg College baseball team to one hit as the Blackhawks beat the Chargers 15-4 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

Sophomore Brad Moody (Chatsworth, Ill./Prairie Central) delivered the lone hit for Sandburg (4-6) with a run-scoring single up the middle with nobody out in the seventh inning.

Freshman Richie Boatman (Troy, Ill./Triad) took the...