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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...

April 22, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College honored the 2014 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award at the Alumni Awards Reception on April 15 in the Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Honorable Thomas A. Keith ’87 received the Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Trevor Davies ’06 received the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
 

A circuit judge for the Illinois 10th Judicial Circuit, Keith earned his...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team banged out 18 hits as it came back to beat Spoon River 13-10 in a nonconference slugfest on Wednesday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers (14-14-1) scored the game’s final four runs after the Snappers plated three in the sixth inning to take a 10-9 lead. Freshman Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo./Pattonville) tied it with a single in the sixth, and sophomore...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Galesburg High School senior Tyson Parks IV has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team.
 

A 6-foot forward, Parks averaged 6.9 points on 47 percent shooting and led the Silver Streaks with 7.4 rebounds per contest this past season. His 8.0 rebounds per game in Western Big 6 Conference play were good for second in the league. Parks earned honorable mention All-WB6 honors his senior season, and he was invited...

April 16, 2014
GALESBURG—Due to popular demand, Carl Sandburg College Theatre is taking the unprecedented step of presenting encore performances of its spring play, “Nothing Natural.”
 

The performances will take place at 7 p.m. April 25-26 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Written and directed by Sandburg assistant professor of theater Susan Sharp, the docudrama recounts the true story of the days before, during and after...

April 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Unplayable conditions have forced the postponement of the Carl Sandburg College baseball and softball teams’ games scheduled for this afternoon.
 

A makeup date has yet to be announced for the baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader originally scheduled for 2 p.m. at home against Black Hawk. The Chargers’ next scheduled game is a nine-inning contest at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Spoon River at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball...

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