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March 19, 2015
QUINCY — Ashley Reinbeck (Tremont) hit a go-ahead home run with two strikes and two outs in the seventh inning of Game 1 to help the Carl Sandburg College softball team split a doubleheader at John Wood on Wednesday.

 

Reinbeck’s dramatic blast lifted the Chargers to a 6-5 victory in the opener, but the Blazers used a comeback of their own to take Game 2 7-6.

 

Trailing 5-4 in Game 1, Danielle Kenney (Stark County) led off the seventh with a...

March 18, 2015
GALESBURG — Linda Lee, associate director of educational technology and innovation at Carl Sandburg College, recently received the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College.
 

The John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to teaching, leadership and learning by community college faculty and staff.
 

“I have the pleasure of supporting fellow faculty in...

March 18, 2015
LINCOLN — The Carl Sandburg College softball team split a doubleheader at Lincoln on Tuesday, winning the opener 13-6 before falling 10-4 in Game 2.

 

The Chargers (2-8) jumped to an 8-0 lead in Game 1 and put the game away with a five-run seventh after the Lynx had closed to within 8-5.

 

Justine Bodenhamer (Avon) went 3 for 5 with two runs scored and a two-run homer in the sixth to lead Sandburg offensively.

 

Sandburg’s big...

March 18, 2015
CANTON — Sophomore Cam Wernentin (Bettendorf, Iowa/Bettendorf) tossed six scoreless innings and the Carl Sandburg College baseball team held on to defeat Spoon River 3-2 on Tuesday at Bob Ems Field.

 

The Chargers (4-4) held on after taking a 3-0 lead. Sandburg got on the board in the fourth inning when Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo./Pattonville) singled, stole second and moved to third base on a Zach VanWassenhove groundout. Judson then scored the...

March 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College student works will be on display March 23-May 4 for the Spring 2015 Student Art Show in the Building D Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

An opening reception for the artists will take place from 6-8 p.m. March 27 in the gallery. The show and reception are free and open to the public. The show features pieces in various types of media designed by current Sandburg students, and awards will...

March 13, 2015
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Sophomore Noble Hampton (Florissant, Mo./Hazelwood Central) tossed a complete game as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team finished its spring trip with a 5-1 victory over Southern Maine on Thursday.
 

Hampton (1-1) needed only 86 pitches to notch his first victory of the season. He gave up a lone first-inning run before holding the SeaWolves scoreless over the final six frames. Hampton struck out two and walked three while allowing...

March 12, 2015
ENTERPRISE, Ala. — Three players each had three hits in the Carl Sandburg College softball team’s first win of the season in a doubleheader split at Enterprise State (Ala.) on Wednesday as the Chargers wrapped up their Spring Break trip.

 

Sandburg won the opener 13-4 in six innings behind a 17-hit attack before falling 7-5 in Game 2.

 

Six Chargers recorded multiple hits in Game 1, including three apiece by shortstop Bri Brown (Galesburg),...

March 11, 2015
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team came up short in a back-and-forth affair Wednesday, falling to Mercyhurst North East (Pa.) 6-5.
 

Sandburg (2-4) took a 5-4 lead in the fourth thanks to a three-run rally that started with two out. A two-run double by freshman Shaye Mora (Moline, Ill./Sherrard), his first career hit, tied the score, and the Chargers went ahead on an RBI single from freshman Tanner Evans (Hanna City, Ill./...

March 11, 2015
ANDALUSIA, Ala. — The Carl Sandburg College softball team pounded out 19 hits but let a big lead slip away in the opening game of a doubleheader sweep at the hands of Lurleen B. Wallace (Ala.) on Tuesday. The Chargers dropped Game 1 11-9 before losing the finale 7-1.

 

The Chargers (0-6) posted their highest hit and run totals of the season in the opener and took an 8-3 lead after Megan Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) blasted a solo homer in the top of the third...

March 10, 2015
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Sophomore Ben Lauer (Springfield, Ill./Sacred Heart-Griffin) and freshman Austin Neff (Hanna City, Ill./Farmington) turned in solid showings on the mound, but the Carl Sandburg College baseball team was shut out 4-0 by Cumberland County (N.J.) on Tuesday morning as the Chargers (2-3) continued their Spring Break trip.
 

The Dukes turned a pair of walks and a two-out error into a three-run first inning against Lauer, who allowed three...

March 9, 2015
BREWTON, Ala. — Behind a pair of stellar pitching performances, Jefferson Davis (Ala.) swept the Carl Sandburg College softball team 8-0 and 3-1 for the second straight day Monday afternoon as the Chargers continued their Spring Break Trip.
 

Sandburg (0-4) was shut out on two hits in the opener. Those came on consecutive one-out singles in the fourth inning by second baseman Justine Bodenhamer (Avon) and third baseman Baylie Little (Washington), but they...

March 9, 2015
BREWTON, Ala. — The Carl Sandburg College softball team dropped the first two games of its season Sunday, losing 8-4 and 4-0 at Jefferson Davis (Ala.).

 

The Chargers (0-2) jumped to a 1-0 lead in the opener when sophomore Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the fourth. Jefferson Davis, though, tied it in the bottom of the inning and erupted for seven runs in the fifth. Sandburg plated three in the sixth...

March 9, 2015
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team began its season by splitting four games on the opening weekend of its Spring Break trip. After dropping a pair of contests Saturday, the Chargers posted a 6-1 victory over Montgomery (Md.) and a 10-0 rout of Penn State Mont Alto on Sunday.

 

Sandburg managed just four hits against Montgomery but was able to take advantage of three errors. The Chargers (2-2) scored twice in the first inning and...

March 6, 2015
GALESBURG — This time a year ago, Jake Tenhouse just wanted to make sure he was calling his players by the right name. Now the Carl Sandburg College baseball coach wants to make sure the Chargers’ opponents know the name of the team they’re facing.
 

Hired less than two weeks before the start of the 2014 campaign, Tenhouse now has had time to implement bigger plans for the Chargers as he enters his second season. Sandburg opens its season with eight games...

March 5, 2015
GALESBURG — A dozen freshmen equals a fresh start for the Carl Sandburg College softball team.
 

With 12 new faces on the 19-player roster, 11th-year Chargers coach Todd Winkler said he likes the potential of this season’s squad, but potential also requires patience.
 

“If we come together, we can be a pretty darn good team,” Winkler said. “It’s just a matter of how well that happens and how quickly that can happen.”
 

Sandburg...

March 5, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball player Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) has been voted by league coaches to the All-Arrowhead Conference second team for his play this season.
 

A 6-foot-2 guard, Gooden led the Chargers in scoring at 12.2 points per game behind his strong shooting from beyond the arc. His 83 total 3-pointers were tied for eighth in NJCAA Division II, and he shot 40.5 percent from 3-point range while averaging a...

March 4, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball players Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) and McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) have been named to the All-Arrowhead Conference second team and All-Region IV Division II District L second team for their outstanding play this season.
 

Isenhour, a 5-foot-10 sophomore forward, started all 25 games and led the Chargers in rebounding (7.9 per game) and shooting (49.5 percent). She...

March 4, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking entries for the 26th annual Carl Sandburg College Poetry Competition. The contest is open to the general public, and poems will be judged in three categories: elementary, (1st-5th grade), intermediate (6th-12th grade) and adult.

 

Winners will be recognized at the Carl Sandburg College Poetry Awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. April 23 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.,...

March 3, 2015
GALESBURG — Morgan Newton of Erie High School has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team.
 

Newton improved her nine-hole average each of the past three seasons, posting a 46.0 average as a senior last fall. She helped the Cardinals advanced to sectionals the past two seasons, and she finished third overall at the Class A Galena Regional as a senior.
 

Erie won back-to-back Three Rivers Conference...

March 3, 2015
GALESBURG — Ethan Williamson of Canton High School and Colin Price of Illini Central High School have signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team.
 

Price’s career-low while with the Cougars was 81, and he was a two-time Class 1A sectional qualifier in his high school career. Williamson was a Class 2A qualifier this past fall during his senior season with the Little Giants.
 

Both join a Chargers program that will...

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