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Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation will accept scholarship applications beginning Dec. 1 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Full- and part-time students who are interested in applying for scholarship assistance should complete the application process. The application deadline is March 1.

The scholarship application process is online, and paper applications are not necessary except when specified. Students can apply for scholarships by visiting...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) scored a season-high 25 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won its fifth game in a row with a 78-59 victory over Lincoln Land on Saturday in the final game of the Sandburg Classic.


The Chargers (6-3) also hit a season-best nine 3-pointers as they went 2-0 in the modified round-robin tournament. Sophomore forward Jacob Warner (Galva, Ill./Galva) added 14 points for...

Nov. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored a game-high 34 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rallied for a 92-89 overtime victory over North Central Missouri on Friday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Sandburg Classic.

Hubbard, who posted a career-high 36 points against the Pirates in the teams’ first meeting this season, scored 27 points after halftime, including three free throws to force overtime...

Nov. 21, 2013
QUINCY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team saw its unbeaten start come to an end with a 58-52 loss at John Wood on Wednesday.


The Chargers (4-1) trailed 31-20 at halftime, and the Blazers (3-4) built their advantage to as many as 16 points in the second half. Sandburg was able to cut its deficit to four with 1 minute, 30 seconds left but got no closer.


Freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) scored 10...

Nov. 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and the Orpheum Theatre have partnered to donate all ticket sales from the premiere of the College’s musical production of “Urinetown” at 7:30 p.m. Friday to the American Red Cross for relief efforts from Sunday’s tornadoes in the Peoria area.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students. Admission is free for Sandburg students who present their College ID. Tickets are available through the Orpheum Theatre box office at...

Nov. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Reggie Anderson (Decatur, Ill./MacArthur) and sophomore forward Jacob Warner (Galva, Ill./Galva) each scored a team-high 11 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won its third straight game with an 81-52 victory over St. Ambrose JV on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

The Bees (1-4) trailed 37-33 after Joe Brennan sank a half court shot at the first-half buzzer, but the Chargers (4-3) outscored St. Ambrose...

Nov. 19, 2013
SUGAR GROVE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team evened its record with wins Friday and Saturday at the Waubonsee Classic. The Chargers knocked off 11th-ranked Waubonsee 68-53 on Friday before staging a huge comeback in an 89-81 overtime victory Saturday against Oakton.


Trailing by 20 at halftime against Oakton, the Chargers outscored the Raiders 45-25 in the second half and 18-10 in overtime.


Sandburg (3-3) trailed Oakton 46-26...

Nov. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Southeastern (Iowa) 63-56 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium and remain unbeaten.

Trailing 39-38 in the second half, the Chargers (4-0) used a 9-0 run to take the lead for good at 47-39 with 10 minutes, 31 seconds to play. Sophomore forward Lexa Mahr (Colchester, Ill./Macomb) capped the spurt with a layup off an assist from Kaylee Moseley (Taylor...

Nov. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Fans who make a donation toward relief efforts from Sunday’s tornadoes in the Peoria area will receive free admission to this week’s Carl Sandburg College basketball home games.

Anyone who donates a nonperishable food item, pet supplies, bleach or a case of bottled water will be admitted for free to the Chargers women’s basketball game at 6 p.m. tonight against Southeastern (Iowa) and Tuesday’s men’s basketball game at 7:30 p.m. against St....

Nov. 18, 2013
SUGAR GROVE—Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) scored the game-winning basket with 18 seconds left and the Carl Sandburg College remained unbeaten with a 52-50 comeback victory on Saturday at Wabuonsee.


The Chargers (3-0) trailed 28-18 at halftime and by 15 with 11 minutes, 30 seconds left before mounting their comeback. Remick’s 3-pointer with 1:19 to go gave Sandburg its first lead since midway through the first half. After a pair of...

Nov. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College presents a production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Urinetown,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 as well as 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St., Galesburg.

“Urinetown” is a satire about a town where water is scarce and it’s a paid privilege to use the facilities. Written by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis, the musical is an examination of the relationship between government, big business,...

Nov. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College won three National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 3 Medallion Awards during the district’s conference earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio.

Sandburg won silver medallions in the Handbook category for its Student Success Guide and the Electronic Class Schedule/Catalog category for its online catalog, which was unveiled for the 2013-2014 academic year. The College also won a bronze medallion in the...

Nov. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College volleyball players Lexa Mahr (Macomb) and Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) have been named to the All-Region IV Division II District A and All-Arrowhead Conference teams for their performances on the court this season.

Mahr, a sophomore setter, received the second most points in the All-Region voting. A two-year starter, she led the Chargers with 858 assists (6.7 per set) and was third on the team in kills with 227 (1.77 per set)...

Nov. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) scored 13 points and was one of 11 Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball players to put up points in the Chargers’ 70-44 victory over Elgin on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.


Facing a 2-3 zone for much of the contest, Sandburg (2-0) knocked down 12 3-pointers against the Spartans (1-1), the defending Region IV champions.


“We played a nice game today. With the...

Nov. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team dropped its home opener with a 70-68 loss to Elgin on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.


The Chargers (1-3) had a 33-30 halftime lead but saw the Spartans battle back. Sandburg had a chance to tie or win the game with 6.2 seconds left, but sophomore guard Zach Ziemba (Emden, Ill./Hartsburg-Emden) had his shot attempt blocked in the closing seconds.


Sophomore forward Aaron Power (...

Nov. 9, 2013
FORT DODGE, Iowa—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country sophomore Haley Bolliger (Tremont) finished 23rd out of 281 runners and shattered her school record at the NJCAA Division I national championship Saturday at Lakeside Golf Course.

Bolliger, competing at nationals for the second year in a row, crossed the finish line in 19 minutes, 14.1 seconds, which was :33.2 better than the Sandburg record she set at last year’s national championship. Bolliger...

Nov. 6, 2013
PALOS HILLS—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team saw its season end with a 25-21, 25-13, 19-25, 25-12 loss at Moraine Valley on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament.

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) and sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) each posted double-doubles in their final match for the Chargers (21-18). McVay notched team highs of 16 kills and 15 digs, and Mahr had seven kills and 10 digs while handing...

Nov. 6, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as it beat Lincoln 64-44 on Wednesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Chargers’ season opener.

Sandburg (1-0) never trailed and got a game-high 15 points from sophomore guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton, Ill./Canton), who had three of the Chargers’ seven 3-pointers in the contest. Freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) added 11 —...

Nov. 6, 2013
BURLINGTON, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team dropped a nonconference game at Southeastern (Iowa) 102-79 on Tuesday night.


Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) had 19 points to lead the Chargers (1-2) in scoring for the third straight game. Sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) added 14 and freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) totaled 11 points.


Warren Jones scored a...

Nov. 5, 2013
GALESBURG—After a season filled with close calls, Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball coach Mike Bailey hopes his veteran team can learn from those frustrating finishes in 2013-14.

“We were one of those close-but-no-cigars last year,” said Bailey, entering his eighth season as Chargers coach. “I think just the experience factor alone should help us get over the hump in some of those games.”

Sandburg, which opens its season at 6 p.m....