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March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—On the heels of helping lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to its first NJCAA Division II national tournament, sophomore Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) has been named to the All-Region IV Division II District A first team and All-Arrowhead Conference second team.
 

A 6-foot guard, Hubbard was the leading vote getter on the all-region team and came one vote shy of being named first-team all-conference. He led the...

March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Sauk Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 7.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is at the South Suburban tournament Saturday and Sunday in South Holland. Sandburg opens play at 10:30 a.m. Friday against Rock Valley.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Four Southeastern (Iowa) pitchers held the Carl Sandburg College baseball team to one hit as the Blackhawks beat the Chargers 15-4 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Sophomore Brad Moody (Chatsworth, Ill./Prairie Central) delivered the lone hit for Sandburg (4-6) with a run-scoring single up the middle with nobody out in the seventh inning.
 

Freshman Richie Boatman (Troy, Ill./Triad) took the...

March 24, 2014
GALESBURG—Anticipated inclement weather has caused changes to the Carl Sandburg College baseball and softball teams’ games scheduled for Tuesday.
 

The softball doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday at home against Highland has been postponed to 3 p.m. April 18 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The baseball doubleheader scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at home against North Arkansas has been postponed to 1 p.m....

March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—A rally for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team will take place at noon March 24 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to congratulate the Chargers on their recent trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
 

The Chargers led in the second half of both of their contests at the national tournament in Danville but were eliminated after two games. Sandburg dropped its opening game 56-...

March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader originally scheduled for noon Sunday against Rock Valley has been rescheduled to noon Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Also, a doubleheader at home against Prairie State at noon Sunday has been added to the Chargers’ schedule.
 

Updated Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 19, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held a second-half lead, but Potomac State (W. Va.) rallied to beat the Chargers 83-70 and eliminate them from the NJCAA Division II national tournament in a consolation bracket quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Catamounts (21-9) will play in the consolation semifinals at 11 a.m. Friday against the winner of the consolation quarterfinal at 9 a.m. Thursday between St....

March 18, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team gave No. 2 seed Wayne County (Mich.) all it could handle, but the Wildcats held on the beat the Chargers 56-53 in the first round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament on Tuesday morning at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (18-15) will play in the consolation bracket at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Potomac State (W. Va.). The Catamounts lost their first-round game 93-88 in overtime against...

March 17, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday against Lincoln at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. A makeup date for the games has yet to be announced.
 

The Chargers’ next game is scheduled for noon Sunday at home against Rock Valley.
 

2014 Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 11, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long to play its first-ever game at the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
 

The Chargers (18-14) will face No. 2 overall seed Wayne County (Mich.) in the opening contest of the tournament at 9 a.m. March 18 at Danville Area Community College. The tournament committee seeded the top eight teams, and a blind draw with the remaining eight teams was used to determine the first-...

March 8, 2014
ELGIN—For the first time in school history, the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team is going to the NJCAA Division II national tournament.

 

Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored the game-winning basket with just over a minute left as the Chargers (18-14) rallied to beat Olive-Harvey 73-69 on Saturday at Elgin Community College in the championship game of the Region IV District A tournament.

 

“People might...

March 6, 2014
GALESBURG—To say it’s been a whirlwind week or so for Jake Tenhouse would be putting it lightly.
 

Nine days after being hired and meeting his team for the first time, the new Carl Sandburg College baseball coach will lead the Chargers in their first game this weekend during their Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Sandburg will play five games in five days, beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday against Morris (N.J.).
 

“You always know your first...

March 4, 2014
GALESBURG—One week after being named to the All-Region IV District L first team, Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball sophomore Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) has added another honor. Bollinger was named to the All-Arrowhead Conference second team, the league announced Tuesday.
 

A 5-foot-10 forward, Bollinger started all 23 games she played before missing the final four contests of the Chargers’ season with a knee injury. She led Sandburg in...

March 3, 2014
PALOS HILLS—Waubonsee rallied in the final minutes to beat the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team 67-62 on Sunday in the semifinals of the Region IV tournament and end the Chargers’ season.

 

Third-seeded Sandburg (13-14) led 36-35 at halftime and by as much as six on a pair of occasions in the second half. Tied at 59, Bailey Klaas hit the go-ahead 3-pointer for the second-seeded Chiefs with 1:45 left to play.

 

Trailing 63-59 with...

March 3, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team upset top-seeded Kishwaukee 76-70 on Sunday to advance to the championship of the Region IV tournament.

 

The fifth-seeded Chargers (17-14) will play No. 3 seed Olive-Harvey at 5 p.m. Saturday at Elgin for a trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament. Olive-Harvey defeated Sandburg 80-75 on Dec. 18 in Chicago in the teams’ lone meeting this season.

 

Sandburg has never won the...

Feb. 27, 2014
GRAYSLAKE—Sophomore forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a game-high 23 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team drained 10 3-pointers as the Chargers won 80-73 at Lake County in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament Thursday night.
 

The Chargers (16-14) snapped a four-game skid while advancing to the semifinals to play top-seeded Kishwaukee at noon Sunday at Illinois Valley.
 

Sandburg jumped to...

Feb. 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Jake Tenhouse, who has nearly a decade of experience as an assistant coach at the collegiate level, has been hired as the head baseball coach at Carl Sandburg College. Tenhouse’s hiring was approved during the College’s regular Board of Trustees meeting Thursday evening.
 

A graduate of Camp Point Central High School, Tenhouse has had several successful stints as an assistant. He comes to Sandburg after spending last season at Quincy University,...

Feb. 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Ariel Pesce has been hired as the head men’s soccer coach at Carl Sandburg College following approval during the College’s regular Board of Trustees meeting Thursday evening.
 

Pesce, who also will serve as the College’s health and fitness supervisor, brings with him several years of experience as a player and coach. He comes to Sandburg from the Rush Wisconsin soccer program in Middleton, Wis., for which he served as a coach and group trainer....

Feb. 27, 2014
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Kaylee Moseley (Taylor Ridge, Ill./Rockridge) hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with just over a minute left and sophomore forward Lexa Mahr (Colchester, Ill./Macomb) had a double-double off the bench as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied to beat Elgin 49-46 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

The Chargers (13-13) advance to play Waubonsee at 6 p.m. Sunday...

Feb. 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball sophomore player Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) has earned first-team All-Region IV District L honors for her impressive all-around performance this season.
 

Bollinger, a 5-foot-10 forward, is the first Chargers player to be named first-team All-Region since Taylor Young during the 2008-09 season. During the regular season, Bollinger finished second on the team in scoring (7.8 points per game)...

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