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Jan. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped its Arrowhead Conference opener 75-41 to Kishwaukee on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (5-7, 0-1), which had a three-game winning streak snapped, found itself down just 32-25 at halftime. A 10-2 burst gave Kishwaukee (12-6, 1-0) a 28-18 lead, but a layup by freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) and 3-pointer from sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) helped the...

Jan. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Olive-Harvey rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 88-78 loss on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (9-5) led by as much as 18 in the first half and still had a 43-31 advantage at halftime before Olive-Harvey came back for the victory. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Sandburg.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./...

Jan. 5, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball game scheduled for 1 p.m. today against Olive-Harvey at John M. Lewis Gymnasium has been canceled. The men’s basketball game scheduled for 3 p.m. today at home against Olive-Harvey will go on as scheduled.

 

Both Sandburg teams will be back in action Tuesday against Kishwaukee at John M. Lewis Gymnasium to begin their Arrowhead Conference schedules. The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by...

Dec. 19, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a career-high 24 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won 100-78 at McHenry County (4-6) on Tuesday.

 

Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) also had a career-high with 22 points as the Chargers (9-4) won their third in a row and for the fourth time in five games. Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored 15 and sophomore guard...

Dec. 19, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory with a 52-33 win at McHenry County (2-10) on Tuesday.

 

Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a team-best 13 points and went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line as the Chargers (5-6) won for the fourth time in five games. Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) added 11 points for Sandburg, which led 23-17 at halftime.

 

The 33 points...

Dec. 17, 2012
RIVER GROVE—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 78-75 victory at Triton on Saturday afternoon.

 

Coming out of a timeout with 0.8 seconds left, sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) inbounded the ball to Grover, who drained the shot to give the Chargers (8-4) their third win in the last four games.

 

“What a big win for us...

Dec. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—It didn’t take long for the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team to turn the tables on John Wood.
 

The Chargers beat the Blazers 61-50 on Wednesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium less than a month after losing to them on the road. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a game-high 14 points and freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) added 13 points as Sandburg (4-6) avenged a 62-47 loss to the Blazers on Nov. 17 in Quincy....

Dec. 10, 2012
GALESBURG—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored 15 points off the bench to lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 72-59 victory over Clinton on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) each scored 12, and freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) added 10 points for the Chargers (7-4)....

Dec. 7, 2012
WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 78-66 on Thursday at Southeastern Iowa. The Chargers (6-4) trailed 37-28 at halftime and cut Southeastern’s lead to as little as little as five points with 6 minutes, 3 second to go before the Blackhawks pulled away.

 

Freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) led Sandburg with 16 points.

 

“We just couldn’t quite get over the hump,” Chargers coach Ryan...

Dec. 5, 2012
GALESBURG—Another strong defensive effort led the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team to a 54-43 victory over Monmouth JV on Wednesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) scored a game-high 12 points and fellow freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) added 10 points as the Chargers (3-6) won for the second time in three games. Sandburg has held opponents to 41 points per game during that stretch.

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Dec. 4, 2012
EUREKA—Four Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players scored in double figures as the Chargers won 78-54 at Eureka JV on Monday night.

 

Freshman forward Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central), freshman forward Javauntae Hicks (Rockford, Ill./Auburn), freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) and sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) each scored 10 points to pace the Chargers. Freshman guard Matt Sagona (...

Dec. 3, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team gave nationally ranked Southeastern a scare before losing 42-34 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (2-6) cut an 18-point, second-half deficit to five before the Blackhawks (10-1), the fourth-ranked team in NJCAA Division II, hit free throws down the stretch to wrap up the victory.

 

Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a game-high 12 points for the...

Dec. 3, 2012
LINCOLN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team split a pair of games Friday and Saturday in the Lincoln Classic. The Chargers (2-5) lost 59-49 to Lincoln Land on Friday before beating host Lincoln 65-38 on Saturday afternoon to snap a three-game losing streak.

 

Four Sandburg players scored in double figures in the win over the Lynx. Freshman guard Kaylee Moseley (Rockridge) posted a team-best 13 points while freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton...

Dec. 3, 2012
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 95-81 at Monmouth JV on Sunday afternoon.

 

Playing their first game in nearly two weeks, the Chargers (5-3) trailed 51-31 at halftime. Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) each scored 17 to lead Sandburg.

 

“We knew we would be a little rusty coming back from having close to two weeks off. Our execution was off...

Nov. 29, 2012
EAST PEORIA—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 91-31 on Wednesday at nationally ranked and unbeaten Illinois Central.

 

The Cougars (7-0), ranked eighth in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, jumped to a 46-17 lead at halftime and held the Chargers (1-4) to 26 percent shooting.

 

Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) scored seven points and freshman forward Terra Eberle (Lewistown) hauled in a team-best six rebounds...

Nov. 19, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to beat Eureka College JV 76-50 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (5-2) trailed 32-24 at halftime but scored 19 of the first 24 in the second half to go ahead for good at 43-37 with 13 minutes, 10 seconds to go. A 10-0 run by Eureka cut Sandburg’s lead to 50-48 with 7:50 left, but the Chargers outscored the Red Devils 26-2 the rest...

Nov. 19, 2012
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team split a pair of games in the Illinois Valley Classic on Friday and Saturday. After falling to Waubonsee 79-78 in overtime on Friday, the Chargers picked up an 86-71 win over Oakton on Saturday.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) led the Chargers (4-2) with 18 points against Oakton.  Freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) added 15 points, and...

Nov. 19, 2012
QUINCY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 62-47 to John Wood on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Chargers (1-3) trailed 30-25 at halftime and got a team-leading nine points from freshman forward Caitlin McVay (Rockridge).

 

“We struggled from start to finish today,” Chargers coach Mike Bailey said. “John Wood beat us in every facet of the game.”

 

Sandburg’s next game is 6 p.m. Nov. 28 at Illinois Central College in...

Nov. 13, 2012
GALESBURG—This time the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was on the right side of a dramatic finish.

 

Destini Bollinger’s layup with 1.6 seconds left lifted the Chargers to a 67-65 victory over Lincoln on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for Sandburg’s first win of the season.

 

The Chargers (1-2), who lost on a last-second shot Saturday against Waubonsee, won after the Lynx (4-2) rallied from a 65-57 deficit with 1:18 to...

Nov. 10, 2012
INA—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country runner Haley Bolliger shattered the school record at the NJCAA Division I national meet Saturday at Rend Lake College.

 

Bolliger, a freshman from Tremont, finished the 5-kilometer race in 19 minutes, 47.3 seconds to place 42nd out of 295 runners. Bolliger’s time broke the previous record of 20:04 set by Jessica Hanson at the 2007 national meet, which took place on the same course.

 

Sandburg’s...

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