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Feb. 11, 2013
OGLESBY—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 28 points off the bench as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won 77-57 at Illinois Valley on Saturday in an Arrowhead Conference contest.

 

Grover was 5 of 11 from 3-point range and 11 for 18 from the field as he surpassed his previous best of 23 points, set Jan. 10 at Highland. Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 15...

Feb. 11, 2013
OGLESBY—Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a game-high 18 points and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team upset 19th-ranked Illinois Valley 69-58 on Saturday in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

The Chargers (9-16, 3-7) picked up their second straight conference victory and completed a sweep of the Eagles this season. Sandburg beat then-No. 17 IVCC 63-58 on Jan. 24 at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman forward Destini...

Feb. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures in a 97-68 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (16-9, 5-4) led 55-28 at halftime as it snapped a three-game losing streak. The Chargers’ 97 points were their most since a 100-78 victory Dec. 18 at McHenry County.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led the...

Feb. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 61-51 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (8-16, 2-7) had three players score in double figures, led by 14 points from freshman forward Lexa Mahr (Macomb). Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) scored 13, and sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) added 10.

 

BHE’s...

Feb. 7, 2012
CARTHAGE—Eighty students from area high schools tested their knowledge in a variety of subjects in the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.
 

Students from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools were tested in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering graphics, English, mathematics and physics. The top...

Feb. 6, 2013
DIXON—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a career-high 26 points, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 66-62 at Sauk Valley on Tuesday in Arrowhead Conference play.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) added 19 points, but the Chargers (15-9, 4-4) shot 20 for 31 from the free-throw line. The Skyhawks led 33-27 at halftime as they handed Sandburg its third straight loss.

 

“Going...

Feb. 6, 2013
DIXON—Sauk Valley pulled away late to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 74-60 Arrowhead Conference loss Tuesday.

 

The Chargers (7-15, 1-7) led 33-32 at halftime and the teams were knotted at 51-51 when the Skyhawks’ Lydia Box hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Sauk Valley ahead for good.

 

Box finished with a game-high 31 points. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) led Sandburg with 18 points.

 

“We...

Feb. 4, 2013
CARTHAGE—Area high school students will take part in the 32nd annual Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 5 at the Carl Sandburg College Branch Campus in Carthage, 305 Sandburg Dr.

 

Juniors and seniors from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools will participate in the event, which is offered by more than 50 community colleges and universities in Illinois and Missouri....

Feb. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Students from 12 area high schools will take part in the Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge at 10 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Fine Arts Theater in Building F on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg.

 

Juniors and seniors from AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, Farmington, Galesburg, Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, Rockridge, ROWVA, Sherrard, Spoon River Valley, United and East Moline...

Feb. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team nearly handed Highland its first Arrowhead Conference loss but fell to the Cougars 74-70 in overtime Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The 21st-ranked Chargers (15-8, 4-3) took a 65-62 lead in overtime thanks to two free throws by freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and a jumper from freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens), but the Cougars (18-2, 7-0) scored the...

Feb. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 63-62 in overtime to Highland on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in an Arrowhead Conference contest.
 

The Chargers (7-14, 1-6) led 62-58 in overtime before the Cougars (11-10, 4-3) scored the game’s final five points, capped by Marisha Moore’s 3-pointer from the top of the key with 28 seconds left. Sandburg had a chance to win in the closing seconds, but sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (...

Jan. 31, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition has been awarded a $12,000 2012 Core Mission Grant by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB), located in Bettendorf, Iowa.
 

“Receiving this grant makes a big difference to the services we can provide,” literacy coordinator Karen Avalos said. “The cost of some of the instructional materials we use has nearly doubled in the last 10 years. Because of this grant, we can continue to...

Jan. 30, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will hold an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Building D Lobby on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., for instructor Rich Ankeney’s “Land and Sea” photography show. Eighteen of Ankeney’s works will be on display from Feb. 1 to March 11 in the Main Lobby Gallery.
 

Ankeney studied fine arts at Quincy College and is a part-time instructor of art and photography at Sandburg. He also co-founded...

Jan. 30, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team couldn’t hold on to a three-point lead at halftime and had its five-game winning streak snapped with a 69-62 loss on Tuesday at Black Hawk in an Arrowhead Conference game.

 

The Chargers (15-7, 4-2), ranked 21st in this week’s NJCAA Division II poll, led 40-37 at halftime. Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) led Sandburg with 17 points and freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./...

Jan. 30, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped an Arrowhead Conference game 69-63 at Black Hawk on Tuesday.

 

The teams went into halftime tied 26-26. Freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) had a team-leading 15 points for the Chargers (7-13, 1-5) and was the only Sandburg player to reach double figures.

 

Rayven Morrow and Lauren Ickes each scored a game-high 19 for Black Hawk.

 

“We got dominated in the paint...

Jan. 29, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team nearly cracked the top 20 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Tuesday.

 

The Chargers (15-6, 4-1) finished three points away from tying Phoenix for 20th in the rankings. Sandburg’s eight points matched Waubonsee for the most among other schools receiving votes. This is the first time this season the Chargers have garnered votes.

 

Sandburg will put its five-game...

Jan. 29, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Vice President of Administrative Services and CIO Samuel Sudhakar successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on Jan. 21 and earned his doctorate in business administration from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Ariz.

 

The topic of Sudhakar’s dissertation was “Examining the Potential of Information Technologies to Improve Cost Control in Community Colleges.” Northcentral University is regionally accredited by...

Jan. 28, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., Galesburg, once again is offering services for cosmetology, therapeutic massage and dental hygiene during the spring semester. Current Sandburg students in each of these programs provide the services to the public at a reasonable cost to promote community outreach and so they can obtain quality, hands-on training during their educational experience.

 

The College offers full cosmetology service...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 71-57 nonconference victory at Elgin on Saturday.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) had a team-leading 16 points and freshman guard Dylan Ervin (Washington, Ind./Washington) scored a season-high 12 for the Chargers (15-6), who lead 28-18 at halftime.

 

“Today was a big win for us. Elgin is very good on their home court and...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was unable to extend its winning streak to three games following a 63-49 loss on Saturday in a nonconference game at Elgin.

 

The Chargers (7-12), coming off Thursday’s upset victory over No. 17 Illinois Valley, trailed 39-26 at halftime. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored 13 to lead Sandburg. Elgin’s Carly Saraceno had a game-high 20 points.

 

“We didn’t play real well the...

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