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Dec. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) hit six 3-pointers and scored a team-high 24 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball routed Eureka JV 102-67 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium for the Chargers’ eighth straight win.

 

Gooden hit three 3s in each half and came two points away from matching his season high, which came Nov. 23 against Lincoln Land. The Chargers (9-3) scored their most points in a game...

Dec. 12, 2013
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Monmouth JV 67-49 on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (6-4) led 30-26 at halftime before outscoring the Fighting Scots 37-23 in the second. Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) and freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) each scored 10 points to lead Sandburg. Bollinger also added a team-leading eight rebounds.

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Dec. 10, 2013
GALESBURG—Jill Johnson, associate dean of social and business sciences at Carl Sandburg College, has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College.
 

The John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to teaching, leadership and learning by community college faculty and staff. Johnson was nominated for the honor by Linda Lee, associate...

Dec. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to seven games with a 93-66 blowout of St. Ambrose JV on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Three sophomores in the Chargers frontcourt scored in double figures, led by a season-high 16 points from Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central). Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) added 14 points and Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) scored 13....

Dec. 9, 2013
LINCOLN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team split a pair of games Friday and Saturday in the Lincoln College Classic. The Chargers (5-4) dropped a 62-54 decision Friday evening against Lincoln Land before bouncing back to top the host Lynx 58-44 on Saturday afternoon.

 

Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 14 points and sophomore guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton, Ill./Canton) added five rebounds in the win...

Dec. 5, 2013
KEOKUK, Iowa—Southeastern (Iowa) rallied late to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 60-55 loss on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (4-3) led 26-25 at halftime and had a 53-49 advantage in the second half before the Blackhawks went on an 11-2 run to close the game. Sophomore forward Marysa Remick scored a team-high 18 for Sandburg and was the only Chargers player in double figures.

 

DeJanique Nicholas scored 18 to pace...

Dec. 4, 2013
GALESBURG— Carl Sandburg College and Monmouth College have announced a joint admissions agreement designed to facilitate a seamless transfer for Sandburg students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degree at Monmouth.
 

Titled the Pipeline Program, the agreement was signed by the presidents of both institutions at a news conference Wednesday at Sandburg.
 

"We believe this partnership will provide valuable new options and benefits to students...

Dec. 3, 2013
GALESBURG—Students in the Carl Sandburg College cosmetology program will have a cut-a-thon from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Carl Sandburg College Annex, 209 E. Main St., Galesburg, to raise money for victims of last month’s tornadoes in central Illinois.

Customers can receive a haircut for a minimum $5 donation, and all proceeds from the cut-a-thon will be given to the American Red Cross to aid tornado victims. To schedule an appointment, call the Carl...

Dec. 2, 2013
CLINTON, Iowa—Four players scored in double figures to help the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team beat Clinton (Iowa) 73-64 on Saturday and extend the Chargers’ winning streak to six games.

 

Freshman guard Reggie Anderson (Decatur, Ill./MacArthur) had a team-leading 17 points while sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored 13, sophomore forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored 12 and sophomore guard Zach Ziemba...

Nov. 26, 2013
GALESBURG—Second-ranked Illinois Central stormed to an early lead and handed the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 72-46 loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (4-2) opened the game with a 3-pointer by sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA), but the Cougars (6-2) followed with a 17-0 run and never looked back. ICC led 39-18 at halftime.

 

Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College’s Veterans Drop-In Center recently expanded to offer more space for students who are active or former military personnel.
 

The Veterans Drop-In Center, located in Room B121 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, doubled in size last month. The room originally opened last November and serves as a place to relax or study for Sandburg's 65 students who are veterans or active military members. The 300-square-foot area includes two...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College political science and history instructor Lara Roemer has been named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar. Roemer was one of 26 community college instructors selected through an application process regarding the 2014-2015 Honors Study Topic, “Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration,” and for excellence in teaching.
 

Roemer will attend the annual Faculty Scholar Conference in the British Virgin Islands Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The...

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...

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