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May 5, 2014
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College and Knox College have announced a dual admission program for students who intend to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Knox upon completing an associate degree at Sandburg.
 

The agreement was signed by Sandburg President Lori Sundberg and Knox President Teresa Amott at a news conference Monday morning at Sandburg and will go into effect with students applying for enrollment at Knox in the fall of 2015.
 

“We have a...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College recognized outstanding students in academics and leadership for the 2013-14 academic year during the annual Recognition and Awards Assembly on Thursday in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

The following awards and recognitions were given out during the assembly:
 

ADULT EDUCATION
Adult Learning Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award
Catherine McDaniel
Stan Shover...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a Child Care Fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The fair will allow for community members to meet with several currently licensed area child care providers about their services and offerings. There is no cost to attend the fair.
 

For more information about the Child Care Fair, contact Tammy Folger, coordinator of the Children’...

May 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Sixteen Galesburg District 205 eighth-graders were inducted into the George Washington Gale Scholars Class of 2018 during a ceremony Friday afternoon in the Student Center on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. The ceremony was the initial step for the students in a path toward a tuition-free education through Carl Sandburg College and Knox College.
 

This year’s Gale Scholars inductees are: Syneca Baker, Ezekial Biamungu, Selena Black...

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—Winners from the 21st annual Knox-Galesburg Symphony Young Pianists Competition will perform on the 9-foot Steinway concert piano at 10 a.m. April 26 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Galesburg as part of the Music Mornings program.
 

Also, the Knox-Galesburg Symphony will host a public recital for all winners and honorable mentions at 3 p.m. April 27 in Kresge Recital Hall at Knox College.
 

Now in its third decade, the Knox-...

April 25, 2014
GALESBURG—Registration is now available for the 12th annual Carl Sandburg College Kids on Campus summer sessions, which will take place Aug. 4-8 at the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

This summer enrichment program is offered for students in grades K-6. Sessions take place from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with two classes available in the morning and two in the afternoon on a variety of fun and interactive subjects.
 

The cost is $79 for two classes for...

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...

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