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Jan. 20, 2015
GALESBURG—Second-ranked Kishwaukee had four players score in double figures and handed the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 89-67 Arrowhead Conference loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Kougars (18-2, 3-0) stormed to a 50-30 halftime lead and scored the opening 10 points of the second half. The Chargers (12-10, 2-2) grabbed their only lead at 6-5 on a pair of free throws from sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley...

Jan. 20, 2015
GALESBURG—An opening reception featuring new works by local artist Larry Jon Davis will take place 6-8 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Building D Gallery on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The exhibit, which features 21 oil paintings, is on display through March 16. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
 

A native of Clinton, Iowa, Davis earned a bachelor’s in Fine Art at the University of...

Jan. 20, 2015
KEWANEE — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team shot 51 percent from the floor and pulled away in the second half for a 76-58 Arrowhead Conference victory at Black Hawk East on Sunday.

 

Sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) shot 4 for 9 from beyond the arc and finished with a team-best 14 points for the Chargers (12-9, 2-1), who led 30-26 at halftime. Freshman forward Tyson Parks IV (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) added 12 points...

Jan. 20, 2015
KEWANEE — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was handed its first Arrowhead Conference defeat of the season in a 65-43 loss at Black Hawk East on Sunday.

 

The Chargers (7-11, 2-1) shot just 1 for 26 from 3-point range for the game. Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) had 14 points to be the only Sandburg player in double figures.

 

The Warriors (16-3, 3-0) led 30-18 at halftime and scored the...

Jan. 16, 2015
MOLINE — Arrowhead Conference leader Black Hawk jumped to an early lead and handed the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 77-49 loss Thursday night.

 

Sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) hit three 3-pointers and finished with 12 points to be the only player in the double figures for the Chargers (11-9, 1-1). Sophomore Travis Witt (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) had a team-best five rebounds for Sandburg.

 

The...

Jan. 16, 2015
MOLINE — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team won its second straight Arrowhead Conference game after rallying for 60-50 victory Thursday night at Black Hawk.

 

The Chargers (7-10, 2-0) trailed 25-24 at halftime and were down by five in the second half before a 10-0 run gave them a lasting lead at 42-37. Freshman guard McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) scored 16 of her game-high 24 points in the second half to lead Sandburg.

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Jan. 13, 2015
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Trevor Lay (Kewanee, Ill./Wethersfield) and sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) each scored a game-high 15 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rolled to a 73-52 victory over Illinois Valley on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Chargers’ Arrowhead Conference opener.
 

Gooden hit five 3-pointers and Lay came off the bench to shoot 5 of 10 from the floor as Sandburg (11-8, 1-0) trailed...

Jan. 13, 2015
GALESBURG—Freshmen Jessica Lieber (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) and McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) each posted double-doubles as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team opened its Arrowhead Conference schedule with a 60-36 victory over Illinois Valley on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Lieber scored a game-high 19 points, Weaver added 16 points and each hauled in a team-best 11 rebounds as the Chargers (6-10, 1-0) never...

Jan. 12, 2015
CARTHAGE—Carl Sandburg College is seeking enthusiastic and creative instructors to teach classes for its Kids on Campus summer program June 1-5 at Illini West High School. This event attracts several students each year from across the College’s district and offers classes in a variety of subjects to children in grades K-6.
 

Instructors are needed in many subject areas and are encouraged to submit proposals for classes they have an interest in teaching....

Jan. 10, 2015
GALESBURG—South Suburban dominated the second half and beat the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team 83-60 on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in a matchup of national tournament qualifiers from last season.
 

The Bulldogs (9-8) took a 35-34 lead at halftime on Lavell Boyd’s jumper in the closing seconds. The Chargers (10-8) trailed 42-40 early in the second after a pair of free throws from freshman forward Tyson Parks IV (Galesburg, Ill...

Jan. 10, 2015
GALESBURG—Sixteenth-ranked South Suburban pulled away in the middle of the second half to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 67-49 loss Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (5-10) trailed 30-25 at halftime and were still down five with 13:44 to play when the Bulldogs (16-6) went to a full-court press and scored 15 of the next 17 to take a 52-32 lead with 9:17 to go.
 

Freshman guard Madison...

Jan. 8, 2015
GALESBURG—Openings are available for the inaugural Sandburg Futsal/Soccer Academy, which begins Jan. 18 and is led by Carl Sandburg College head coach Ariel Pesce and assistant coach Kokou Kaho.
 

Players ages 5 and older will be taught fundamentals, techniques and tactical awareness from a South American soccer/futsal perspective. Players will learn to receive and pass with all parts of their body as well as unique and individual team skills that can be...

Jan. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition is seeking volunteers for tutoring. Training sessions will take place from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 18, Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 in Room 103 of George Davis Hall on the campus of Knox College.
 

Once trained, volunteers can tutor students one-on-one, in small groups or in classrooms and assist with specific projects and events. Training is free of charge, and books and materials for tutoring are provided at no cost....

Jan. 7, 2015
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has released the names of students who qualified for the dean’s list and honors list for the 2014 fall semester.
 

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale). To qualify for the honors list, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49.
 

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Jan. 6, 2015
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball games scheduled for tonight at Black Hawk East have been postponed. A makeup date for the games has yet to be determined.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled games are Saturday afternoon against South Suburban at John M. Lewis Gymnasium, with the women’s game at 1 p.m. and the men’s contest at 3 p.m.
 

Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball schedule
 

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Jan. 6, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College's Galesburg campuses will be closed today, Jan. 6, because of inclement weather. The Extension Center in Bushnell and Branch Campus in Carthage will be open.

 

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Jan. 5, 2015
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 32nd annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25 and includes lunch. There will be 53 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;...

Jan. 3, 2015
GALESBURG—DuPage got a tiebreaking seven-point run down the stretch and held on to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 62-58 loss on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The teams went into halftime tied at 28 and were deadlocked at 45 with 7:28 left before the Chaparrals (10-5) scored seven straight over the next 1:53 to take a lasting lead. DuPage’s Jonny Woolf capped the run with a 3-pointer and added another from the top of...

Jan. 3, 2015
GALESBURG—Three Chargers scored in double figures as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team opened the 2015 portion of its season with a 57-42 victory over DuPage on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (5-9) never trailed and were paced by freshman forward McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone), freshman guard Jessica Lieber (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) and sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of...

Dec. 16, 2014
QUINCY—Leading scorer McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) left early with an injury and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped a 75-47 decision at John Wood on Tuesday afternoon.
 

Weaver, who was named the Region IV District K Player of the Week on Monday and came into the contest averaging 16.4 points, was held scoreless after getting injured in the game’s opening minutes and didn’t play in the second half.
 

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