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Nov. 22, 2014
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) scored 28 points off the bench and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team remained undefeated with a 104-79 victory over Wisconsin-Rock County on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the final game of the Sandburg Classic.

 

For the third time in a row and fourth time this season, all 13 players who suited up for the Chargers (7-0) scored. It’s also the second time in three games...

Nov. 22, 2014
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Jessica Lieber (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) had season highs of 31 points and 11 rebounds as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied to beat Wisconsin-Rock County 101-93 in double overtime Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Sandburg Classic.
 

The Chargers (2-5) trailed by as many as 12 points in the second half before coming back to pick up their second win in as many days. Lieber finished 10 of 24 from the...

Nov. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had all 13 players score for the second straight game as it steamrolled Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County 97-50 on Friday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Sandburg Classic to remain undefeated.
 

The Chargers (6-0) jumped to a 26-7 lead and had a 46-27 advantage at halftime. Sandburg put the game away with a 17-0 run in the second half to go up 67-30 with 11:24 to go.
 

Freshman...

Nov. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team used a pair of double-digit, first-half runs to pick up its first victory of the season in a 59-38 win over Lincoln on Friday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Sandburg Classic.
 

An early 12-0 run gave the Chargers (1-5) a 14-2 lead. After the Lynx (1-7) cut it to 16-12, Sandburg scored 11 straight points and held a double-digit lead the remainder of the contest. Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (...

Nov. 20, 2014
Tryouts for current students interested in being part of the 2015-2016 Carl Sandburg College men's soccer team will take place at 5 p.m. Dec. 5 inside John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

For questions or more information, contact head coach Ariel Pesce at 309.341.5256 or apesce@sandburg.edu.

 

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Nov. 19, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Board of Trustees (BOT) and the Sandburg Education Association (SEA) are pleased to announce an extension of the labor agreement through fiscal year 2019. The Trustees formally approved the agreement at its regular meeting Nov. 18, 2014.
 

This agreement allows Carl Sandburg College to continue to focus its attention on its students and their success. Carl Sandburg College utilizes interest-based bargaining, which is a...

Nov. 18, 2014
GALESBURG—John Wood rode a red-hot start to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 68-56 loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Blazers (3-2) scored 20 unanswered points in the first 6 minutes and held a double-digit lead the remainder of the contest. The Chargers (0-5) were held scoreless until a 3-pointer by freshman Jessica Lieber (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) with 12:09 left in the half. Sandburg, though, didn’t go quietly...

Nov. 15, 2014
OGLESBY—A balanced attack led to another victory for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team as the Chargers beat Oakton 68-49 in the IVCC Classic to remain unbeaten on the season.
 

Every player got into the game for Sandburg (5-0), and all 13 recorded at least one field goal. Freshman guard Martel Hunter (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville) led the way with a game-high 13 points.
 

Hunter’s high school teammate, freshman forward...

Nov. 15, 2014
GALESBURG—Waubonsee responded after the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team took a second-half lead to spoil the Chargers’ home opener in a 63-57 loss Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

A 7-0 run, capped by a mid-range jumper from sophomore guard Haylee Swanson (Altona, Ill./ROWVA), gave the Chargers (0-4) a 41-37 lead midway through the second half, but it didn’t take long for the Chiefs (3-1) to rally. A 10-0 run by Waubonsee put...

Nov. 14, 2014
OGLESBY—Freshman guard Trevor Lay (Kewanee, Ill./Wethersfield) scored 19 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held off Waubonsee for a 64-60 victory Friday evening in the IVCC Classic.
 

Lay finished with three 3-pointers and went 4 for 4 from the free-throw line in the second half as the Chargers (4-0) remained unbeaten on the season. Freshman guard Martel Hunter (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville) added 13 points for Sandburg, and...

Nov. 14, 2014
GALESBURG—Representatives from area manufacturers, K-12 schools, state legislators and Carl Sandburg College employees came together Thursday morning to discuss shared topics between the education and industrial sectors during a Manufacturing Breakfast at Carl Sandburg College.
 

About 50 area leaders in education and industry attended the event, which included conversations about workforce training, necessary employee skills and trends within the business...

Nov. 13, 2014
KEOKUK, Iowa — Southeastern (Iowa) used a late run to extend its lead and hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 72-36 nonconference loss Monday night.

 

Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) had 13 points to pace the Chargers (0-3), who trailed 34-21 at halftime. Six other players got into the scoring column for Sandburg, but none score more than five points.

 

Andrekia Thompson scored 13 of her...

Nov. 10, 2014
ELGIN — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team opened its season with a pair of hard-fought losses over the weekend. The Chargers fell 70-64 in overtime Friday night at McHenry Country and dropped a 51-40 decision Saturday afternoon at Elgin.

 

McHenry County (1-1) outscored the Chargers (0-2) 8-2 in OT. Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) had a double-double with 16 points and a career-best 19 rebounds. Freshman...

Nov. 10, 2014
ELGIN — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team remained unbeaten in the opening week of the season after picking up victories Friday at McHenry County and Saturday afternoon at Elgin.

 

The Chargers (3-0) steamrolled the Scots 91-35 before picking up a 79-59 victory over the Spartans.

 

Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) came off the bench and had career highs of 32 points and seven 3-pointers in Saturday’s victory. The...

Nov. 8 2014
LUBBOCK, Texas—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country runner Chrissy Kokjohn (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) finished 146th in the NJCAA Division I championship Saturday morning at Shadow Hills Golf Course.
 

Running her last race as a Charger, Kokjohn finished the 5-kilometer race in 20 minutes, 53 seconds on a sunny but windy day. Kokjohn’s time was just shy of the 20:40 she posted at the Region IV championship two weeks earlier.
 

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Nov. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—After graduating nine sophomores from last season’s squad, the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team has undergone a youth movement for the 2014-2015 season.
 

The Chargers, who have nine freshmen to only three sophomores on their roster, will open the season at 5:15 tonight at McHenry County. Sandburg will have a quick turnaround after that, playing at 1 p.m. Saturday at Elgin. The Chargers’ first home game is 3 p.m. Nov. 15 against...

Nov. 7, 2014
GALESBURG—After being named to the All-Arrowhead Conference team earlier this week, Carl Sandburg College volleyball player McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) has added all-region honors as well. Weaver was voted to the All-Region IV District A second team after leading the Chargers in several offensive categories during her freshman season.
 

A 5-foot-10 outside hitter, Weaver appeared in all 33 of the Chargers’ matches this season. She led...

Nov. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—The work of artists Susanne Nestory and Chris Holbrook will be featured in their “Off the Grid” exhibit from Nov. 10-Jan. 12 in the Building D Gallery on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

An opening reception for the exhibit will take place from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 14. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided at the reception.

 

Media in the exhibit...

Nov. 5, 2014
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College volleyball player McKenna Weaver (Limestone) has been named to the All-Arrowhead Conference team after leading the Chargers in several offensive categories during her freshman season.
 

Weaver, a 5-foot-10 outside hitter, appeared in all 33 of the Chargers’ matches this season. She led Sandburg in kills (246), kills per set (2.14), attacks (765) and aces (370). Weaver, who tallied the fourth most points in the all-conference...

Nov. 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team opened it season with a 94-49 victory over St. Ambrose JV on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The defending Region IV champion Chargers (1-0) cruised after closing the first half with a 26-5 burst to take a 43-22 lead into the locker room. Tied at 17 with 9:03 to go in the first, Sandburg began to pull away with six straight points in the next minute on two free throws from freshman Martel...

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