2017

Wetherell Stays Hot, but Chargers Drop Pair of 1-Run Games at Kishwaukee

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) continued her recent hot streak, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team dropped a pair of one-run games Tuesday at Kishwaukee, falling 3-2 and 4-3 in Arrowhead Conference action Wetherell finished ...

Sandburg Baseball Completes Season Sweep of Sauk Valley

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team finished off a season sweep of Sauk Valley by beating the Skyhawks 11-3 and 16-6 on Tuesday in Arrowhead Conference play. The Chargers (25-16, 11-3), winners of five of their last six overall, remain a ...

Sandburg Baseball Splits Pair of Slugfests With Waubonsee

Monday, April 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a pair of slugfests with Waubonsee on Monday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers won Game 1 17-14 but dropped the finale 15-8 with the ...

Sandburg Offers Cosmetology Continuing Education Event May 1

Monday, April 24, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering a one-day continuing education event for licensed cosmetologists. This course from Wella Professionals is worth eight continuing education credit hours and will take ...

Wetherell’s Extra-Inning HR Sends Chargers to Split at Sauk Valley

Monday, April 24, 2017 — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) delivered a two-run home run in extra innings in Game 2 to help the Carl Sandburg College softball team split its Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at Sauk Valley on Sunday. Wetherell’s clutch ...

Sandburg Baseball Never Trails in Sweep of Sauk Valley

Monday, April 24, 2017 — Mitchell Ellison (East Moline, Ill./United Township) and Nolan Ard (Carthage, Ill./Illini West) each totaled five RBIs on the day as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team swept Sauk Valley 9-3 and 14-1 on Saturday afternoon at the William ...

Women’s Golf Posts Spring Season-Best at UW-Whitewater Spring Fling

Monday, April 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team shaved 31 shots off its score from Round 1 to Round 2 in the Wisconsin-Whitewater Spring Fling on Friday and Saturday at the Beloit Club. The Chargers totaled a 413 on Friday before posting a ...

Sandburg Softball Drops Doubleheader vs. Waubonsee

Friday, April 21, 2017 — A tough day in the field resulted in a pair of five-inning losses for the Carl Sandburg College softball team Friday afternoon against Waubonsee at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers committed ...

Wetherell Smacks 2 HRs, but Chargers Drop 2 to Illinois Valley

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) had a huge day at the plate, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team dropped both ends of an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader, including a marathon Game 1, against Illinois Valley on Thursday ...

Chandler Homers but Sandburg Baseball Stopped by ICC

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team grabbed an early lead, but Illinois Central came back to hand the Chargers a 15-4 loss in seven innings Thursday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball ...

French Fans Career-High 9, Knocks in 2 for Chargers vs. Lincoln

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — Sophomore Kelsie French (Camanche, Iowa/Camanche) struck out a career-high nine batters and drove in a pair of runs in Game 2, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept by Lincoln 11-2 and 4-2 in nonconference action Wednesday ...

Carl Sandburg College No. 1 in Nation for Digital Technology for 4th Time in a Row

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — For the fourth straight year in which it’s been eligible, Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges category of the Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital ...

Brening Hits 3 Homers, Whiffs 10 in Chargers’ Sweep of IVCC

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 — Levi Brening (Coon Rapids, Minn./DuQuoin) homered three times and the Carl Sandburg College baseball team swatted five for the afternoon as the Chargers hammered Illinois Valley in an Arrowhead Conference sweep Tuesday afternoon at the William ...

Drake Throws 1-Hitter as Chargers Split With IVCC

Monday, April 17, 2017 — Alec Drake (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) fired a one-hitter in Game 1 to highlight the Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader split at Illinois Valley on Saturday. Drake’s start helped the Chargers to ...

Softball Rallies vs. Joliet in Busy Weekend

Monday, April 17, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team jumped to a big lead early then rallied late to win Game 1 of a doubleheader it split with Joliet on Saturday afternoon. Sandburg came back for a wild 13-12 win in the opener before dropping Game 2 8-5. ...

Chargers Split Pair of Tight Contests With South Suburban

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team and South Suburban each broke through in the late innings of a tie game to split a doubleheader Thursday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. South Suburban ...

Hopkins, Wolford Receive Carl Sandburg College Alumni Awards

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College honored the 2017 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award at the Alumni Awards Reception on Wednesday evening at the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Dr. Karmen Hopkins ...

Silver Streaks’ Stevenson Signs to Play Volleyball, Softball at Sandburg

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — Galesburg High School senior Haley Stevenson has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball and softball teams. A 5-foot-3 libero in volleyball, Stevenson led the Silver Streaks in digs last fall with 189, and she plays ...

Sandburg Softball Earns Split at Home Against Kishwaukee

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team rebounded from a 10-3 loss in Game 1 with a 6-4 victory in the nightcap to split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader with Kishwaukee on Wednesday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate ...

South Fulton’s Churchill Signs With Sandburg Women’s XC

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Taylor Churchill of VIT High School has signed to run next fall for the Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country team. Churchill was a three-time All-Prairieland Conference honoree and two-time sectional qualifier as a member of the ...

Chargers Handed Pair of Tough Losses by Highland

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Highland handed the Carl Sandburg College baseball team its first Arrowhead Conference losses of the season, shutting out the Chargers 3-0 in Game 1 and rallying for a 6-5 walk-off victory in Game 2 of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon. The ...

Neve’s 79 Leads Sandburg Men’s Golf in Spring Season Opener

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team opened its spring season with a second-place finish Tuesday afternoon in an Arrowhead Conference meet hosted by the Chargers at Lake Bracken Country Club. Sandburg’s 325 total was ...

Chargers Swept Despite Big Days From Lesniewski, Sullivan

Monday, April 10, 2017 — Chelsea Lesniewski (Fulton, Ill./Fulton) and Chloe Sullivan (Port Byron, Ill./Riverdale) each drove in three runs on the day, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept by John Wood in a doubleheader Monday afternoon at the William ...

Sandburg Theater Premieres Original Play ‘If’ April 20-22

Monday, April 10, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College Theater presents its spring play, “If,” from April 20-22 in the Fine Arts Theatre, Room F118, on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.This original play is the fifth written by director ...

Sandburg Baseball Stays Unbeaten in Conference During 3-1 Weekend Homestand

Monday, April 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team went 3-1 during a weekend homestand that saw the Chargers remain unbeaten in Arrowhead Conference action. Sandburg swept a conference doubleheader with Highland on Saturday, winning 12-1 in five innings and ...

Sandburg Softball Picks Up 2 Conference Wins During Busy Weekend

Monday, April 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team picked up a pair of Arrowhead Conference victories during a busy weekend in which the Chargers played doubleheaders on four straight days. Sandburg dropped a pair of contests to Spoon River (18-5 and 11-0) ...

Sandburg Women’s Golf Kicks Off Spring Schedule

Monday, April 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team opened its spring season with a back-to-back tournaments Friday and Saturday. The Chargers shot 392 on Friday at Gibson Woods in the Fighting Scot Spring Invite and shaved three strokes off ...

Sandburg Community Garden Volunteer Meetings April 19

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College Community Garden will have informational meetings for new, returning and interested volunteers at 12:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. April 19 in Room A040 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Anyone interested ...

Changes to Carl Sandburg College Baseball, Softball Schedules

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 — The following changes have been made to the Carl Sandburg College baseball and softball schedules: The home baseball game scheduled for this afternoon against Spoon River has been postponed. A makeup date has yet to be announced. The softball ...

GAVC Boasts Team, Individual Winners at Sandburg Welding Competition

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — The team from the Galesburg Area Vocational Center took home first place and boasted the individual winner in the Carl Sandburg College High School Welding Competition on Friday at the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. The GAVC team ...

Sandburg Softball at Illinois Valley Postponed to Friday

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Illinois Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. The Chargers’ ...

Sandburg Baseball Games at Kishwaukee Postponed to April 10

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Kishwaukee has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 2 p.m. April 10. The Chargers’ next ...

Sandburg Baseball Game at Augustana JV Postponed

Monday, April 03, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s game scheduled for this evening at Augustana JV has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. A makeup date has yet to be announced. The Chargers’ next scheduled action is an ...

Sandburg Trustee Rev. Jon A. Sibley Sr. Passes Away at 68

Monday, April 03, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College is saddened by the death of Board of Trustees member and alumnus Rev. Jon A. Sibley Sr., who passed away Monday. He was 68. Sibley, of Galesburg, was first elected to the Board in 2007 and had the third-longest tenure of any ...

Sandburg Baseball Saturday vs. Kishwaukee Moved to Home

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team and Kishwaukee have swapped home dates for their upcoming Arrowhead Conference series. Sandburg will host the Kougars in a doubleheader at noon Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate ...

Sandburg Softball vs. Sauk Valley Postponed to April 27

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at home against Sauk Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 27. The Chargers’ next ...

Sandburg Softball vs. Spoon River PPD; Highland Rescheduled

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at home against Spoon River has been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather. A makeup date has yet to be announced. Also, the ...

Sandburg Baseball Stopped by No. 19 Southeastern

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — Nineteenth-ranked Southeastern (Iowa) limited the Carl Sandburg College baseball team to two hits in handing the Chargers an 11-1 loss in eight innings Tuesday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball ...

70 KWSED Students to Attend Day of Transition at Sandburg

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Approximately 70 high school seniors in the Knox-Warren Special Education District will take part in Carl Sandburg College’s inaugural Day of Transition Conference from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. March 31 in the Crist Student Center on the Main ...

Online Associate in Arts Available at Sandburg Starting This Fall

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Starting this fall semester, Carl Sandburg College students can fulfill all the requirements for their Associate in Arts degree solely through online courses. In total, more than 50 classes that meet the degree requirements for completion of an ...

8 Area Schools to Take Part in Sandburg Welding Competition

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Eight area high schools will participate in the Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition at 9 a.m. March 31 in the Center for Manufacturing Excellence, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Students from Cuba, Galesburg, ...

Chargers Earn Split at Joliet Thanks to Clutch Hits from Ard, Figueroa

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Nolan Ard (Carthage, Ill./Illini West) and Angel Figueroa (East Chicago, Ind./Bishop Noll) delivered clutch hits in the seventh inning of Game 1 to help the Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a doubleheader at Joliet on Sunday. Ard and ...

Chargers Swept by Bees Despite Lesniewski’s 4-Hit Day

Monday, March 27, 2017 — Chelsea Lesniewski (Fulton, Ill./Fulton) had a four-hit afternoon, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept in a doubleheader Friday at St. Ambrose JV. Lesniewski had two hits in each contest as the Chargers lost 7-5 in the opener ...

Sandburg Baseball Drops Pair of Slugfests With Rock Valley

Friday, March 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team dropped a pair of slugfests to Rock Valley with the wind blowing out Friday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. RVC grabbed big early leads in both games, ...

Sandburg Softball Doubleheader Saturday vs. RVC Postponed

Friday, March 24, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at home against Rock Valley has been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather. A makeup date has yet to be announced. The Chargers’ next ...

Carl Sandburg College to Host 26th Annual Career Expo April 5

Friday, March 24, 2017 — The 26th annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The Career Expo is free and open to the public. ...

Illini West Wins Business Simulation Contest at Sandburg

Friday, March 24, 2017 — Illini West High School boasted the winning team in a business simulation competition hosted by Carl Sandburg College on March 16. Ten teams from five high schools (two each from Illini West, United, Rushville-Industry, Williamsfield and ...

Blum’s Strong Outing Leads Chargers in Win Over Spoon River

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — Tucker Blum (Elmwood, Ill./Elmwood) and three relievers combined for a two-hitter as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team edged Spoon River 2-1 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. Blum, a ...

Sandburg Baseball Takes 3 of 4 vs. DuPage, Kankakee

Monday, March 20, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team continued its hot start to the season by winning three of four contests over the weekend. The Chargers had their five-game win streak snapped in a 6-5 loss to DuPage on Saturday at home before bouncing back ...

Sandburg Softball Shrugging Off Slow Start to Spring

Friday, March 17, 2017 — Despite a winless start, Carl Sandburg College softball coach Todd Winkler doesn’t see any reason for the Chargers to panic. “We’ve played some tough opponents early on,” Winkler said. ...

Sandburg Baseball Riding 5-Game Streak After Spring Break Trip

Friday, March 17, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., last weekend featured plenty of R&R — runs and routs.   The Chargers outscored their opponents 42-7 while going unbeaten in four ...

Sandburg Student Art Show March 27-May 3; Opening Reception March 31

Friday, March 17, 2017 — The creative works of Carl Sandburg College students will be featured during the annual juried Student Art Show from March 27-May 3 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An ...

Sandburg Women’s Hoops Hopes to Take Next Step Next Season

Friday, March 17, 2017 — Despite a two-point overtime loss that kept his team from reaching the national tournament, Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball coach Mike Bailey couldn’t find reason to be upset about the end of the Chargers’ ...

Early Challenges Set Up Chargers for Strong Finish to Season

Friday, March 17, 2017 — A challenging regular season schedule prepared the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team for the Region IV tournament. The Chargers just met one task they couldn’t conquer. Sandburg last weekend appeared in the ...

Sandburg to Host 34th Annual KCAHCE Class Day April 29

Monday, March 13, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College will host the 34th annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 29 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.   Participants can ...

Sandburg Unveils New Scholarship for Nontraditional Students

Friday, March 10, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for nontraditional students.  The Foundation’s Discover Scholarship will be awarded to multiple students and worth up to $1,500 annually ...

Registration Available for 12-Week ESL Course at Sandburg

Thursday, March 09, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering a 12-week English as a Second Language (ESL) course from April 6-June 22.  The class, Conversational English as a Second Language for Beginner and Intermediate ...

Lowe Named Co-MVP as 3 Chargers Earn All-Arrowhead Honors

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 — Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball freshman Maddy Lowe (Dunlap, Ill./Dunlap) was named the Arrowhead Conference co-Most Valuable Player, highlighting three Chargers who earned all-conference honors.  Lowe shared MVP ...

Sandburg Men Drain 14 3s, Blast Black Hawk in Region IV Semis

Sunday, March 05, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team tied a season high with 14 3-pointers and led from start to finish in an 88-68 rout of rival Black Hawk on Saturday in the semifinals of the Region IV District tournament.  The ...

Sandburg Women Win in OT, Head to Region Championship

Saturday, March 04, 2017 — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit and went on to beat Prairie State 68-65 in overtime Saturday afternoon in the semifinals of the Region IV District D ...

Sandburg Women Clinch 2nd Straight Arrowhead Conference Title

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team clinched at least a share of its second straight Arrowhead Conference title with a 65-40 victory over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis ...

Thurmond’s 5 3-Pointers Help Chargers Pull Away From BHC

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 — GALESBURG — A red-hot night from beyond the arc by Isaiah Thurmond (Alton, Ill./Alton) helped the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 81-67 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. ...

Hamilton Takes Home Individual, Team Titles at WYSE Academic Challenge Regional in Carthage

Friday, February 10, 2017 — CARTHAGE — Hamilton High School claimed the individual and team titles at the 36th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch ...

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