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Oct. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team had its three-match Arrowhead Conference winning streak snapped with a 26-24, 14-25, 25-21, 25-22 loss to Illinois Valley on Wednesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (15-12, 6-3) got a team-leading 14 kills and two aces from sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) but were unable to answer a hard-hitting attack by the Eagles (19-9, 7-3). Sophomore outside hitter Erika Hibberd (...

Oct. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team picked up its fifth straight victory with a 4-0 win over Western Illinois Club on Wednesday at Kleine Equipment Field.
 

The Chargers (11-3) jumped to a 3-0 halftime lead. Sophomore Francis Fiemawhle opened the scoring when he finished off a corner kick from freshman Nitram Senderos in the seventh minute. Freshmen Jake Kirchoff-Sleet and Lawson Crider connected with each other for the Chargers’ next two...

Oct. 9, 2013
LINCOLN—Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) and sophomore outside hitter Erika Hibberd (Pekin) each had 11 kills as the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team defeated Lincoln 25-21, 26-24, 15-25, 25-20 in a nonconference match Tuesday night.

 

The victory was the sixth in the last seven matches for the Chargers (15-11), who also got nine kills and a team-best 28 assists from sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) and a team-leading 28 digs from...

Oct. 7, 2013
PALATINE—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team surpassed its win total from last season by winning two out of three matches during Saturday’s Harper Invite.

 

The Chargers (14-11) opened the tournament with a 25-15, 25-12, 25-7 sweep of McHenry. Sophomore outside hitter Erika Hibberd (Pekin) had a team-best nine kills and sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) added seven. Sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) had 20 assists while freshman Andi...

Oct. 7, 2013
KANKAKEE—Freshmen Lawson Crider and Brandyn Murray teamed up on both goals for the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team in Saturday’s 2-1 Region IV Champions Division victory at Kankakee.
 

Murray found Crider in the 11th minute to get the Chargers (10-3, 5-1) on the board. Crider then returned the favor in the 27th minute, feeding Murray for what proved to be the game-winning goal.
 

The game was delayed for an hour in the second half...

Oct. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—The PrairieView Classic, which was scheduled for this afternoon at PrairieView Golf Club in Byron and was to include the Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team, has been canceled because of unplayable conditions.
 

The Chargers close the fall season with the Region IV tournament Oct. 10-12 at PrairieView. The top two teams in the tournament will qualify for the NJCAA Division II national tournament in May. Sandburg was runner-up at last year’s...

Oct. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Starting with the 2014 fall semester, students who meet specific criteria may qualify for partial or full-tuition scholarships to Carl Sandburg College through the College’s Presidential Scholarship program.
 

Full-tuition scholarships will be available for students with an ACT score of 27 or higher and with a grade point average of at least 3.75. Recipients must maintain a cumulative college GPA of 3.5 each semester for renewal. Half-tuition...

Oct. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host campus visit days from 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 14 and Nov. 11 at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. The College invites prospective students to take a campus tour, learn about career and transfer programs and explore what Sandburg has to offer.
 

The Nov. 11 event also will be an open house for those interested in joining one of Sandburg’s athletic programs. Students can meet with coaches and hear from...

Oct. 3, 2013
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team won its third straight Arrowhead Conference match and second in as many nights with a 25-21, 19-25, 25-22, 25-13 victory at Black Hawk East on Wednesday.
 

The Chargers (12-10, 6-2), who also beat the Warriors in four sets in their previous meeting Sept. 10, got a team-high 14 kills along with 10 digs from sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge). Freshmen back row specialists Justine Bodenhamer (...

Oct. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team won its third straight game and eighth in its last nine matches with a 3-1 Region IV Champions Division victory over Kishwaukee on Wednesday at Kleine Equipment Field.

 

The Chargers (9-3, 4-1) got on the board when freshman Jake Kirchoff-Sleet scored following a throw-in from freshman Jalen Jones. Sandburg, which outshot the Kougars 14-6, took a 2-0 lead into intermission after sophomore Jesse Bathelt...

Oct. 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team opened the second half of the Arrowhead Conference season with a 21-25, 25-21, 25-17, 25-19 victory over Sauk Valley on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sophomore outside hitter Lorren Newingham (Pittsfield) paced a balanced attack for the Chargers (11-10, 5-2) with 11 kills. Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay added 10 kills, sophomore outside hitter Erika Hibberd (Pekin) picked up nine kills and...

Oct. 1, 2013
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team swept Monmouth JV 25-11, 25-7, 25-9 on Monday in a nonconference match for its fifth win in its last seven matches.

 

Sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) had 20 assists, four kills and three aces for the Chargers in the victory. Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) posted a team-best nine kills, and freshman middle hitter Rachel Barr (Mendota) added five kills for Sandburg.

 

The...

Sept. 30, 2013
PALOS HILLS—Lawson Crider scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick in the 85th minute as the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team defeated Moraine Valley 2-1 on Saturday in at Region IV Champions Division match.

 

Crider’s conversion came after freshman Jake Kirchoff-Sleet was fouled in the box and helped the Chargers (8-3-0, 3-1-0) hand the Cyclones (6-2-1, 3-1-0) their first loss in region play.

 

Kirchoff-Sleet was assisted by...

Sept. 30, 2013
ROCK ISLAND—Carl Sandburg College sophomore women’s cross country runner Haley Bolliger broke the school record for a 6-kilometer race during Friday’s Brissman-Lundeen Invitational a Saukie Golf Course.

 

Bolliger, who also holds the women’s 5K school record, finished the race in 24 minutes, 12.2 seconds to break the previous record of 24:52 set by Jessica Hanson in 2007. Bolliger placed 54th out of 425 runners overall.

 

The Chargers women’s...

Sept. 27, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host a College-2-Career Open House from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Carl Sandburg College Student Center in Building B at the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The event includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. in the new science labs, which recently underwent renovations, as well as tours of the Center for Manufacturing Excellence in Building G, to view a new locomotive engine, cranes,...

Sept. 26, 2013
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team picked up its fourth win in five matches with a 25-15, 26-24, 25-18 Arrowhead Conference victory at Highland on Wednesday.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) paced the Chargers (9-9, 4-2) with 12 kills and three aces, and sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) posted 11 kills to go with her team-best 24 assists. Freshman libero Justine Bodenhamer (Avon) led Sandburg defensively with 21 digs...

Sept. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman Lawson Crider scored two goals, including one of two penalty kicks for the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team, in the Chargers’ 4-0 victory over Heartland on Wednesday at Kleine Equipment Field.
 

Crider opened the scoring when he put home a cross from sophomore Jesse Bathelt in the fifth minute for the only goal of the first half. He then converted a penalty kick in the 50th minute after Heartland (5-6-0) was whistled for a...

Sept. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team came up short in a tightly contested Arrowhead Conference match against Kishwaukee 23-25, 26-24, 26-24, 27-25 on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The loss snapped a three-match winning streak for the Chargers (8-9, 3-2) and kept the Kougars (12-9, 5-0) atop the Arrowhead standings.
 

Kishwaukee’s 20-15 lead during the third set was the only time either team had more than a four-point advantage at any...

Sept. 23, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will celebrate National Adult Education Week with an open house from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Adult Learning Center at Sandburg Mall, 1150 W. Carl Sandburg Dr., in Galesburg.

 

Staff members will be available to meet with students interested in taking classes through the Adult Learning Center, and visitors can enter a drawing to win a Hy-Vee gift card and a fall mum.

 

“We want to show people what’s...

Sept. 23, 2013
LASALLE—The Carl Sandburg College men's golf team finished 10th in the 20-team Illinois Valley Classic on Friday and Saturday. The Chargers shot 325 during Friday’s opening round at Deer Park Country Club and 320 during Saturday's second round at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club for a two-day total of 645.

 

Sophomore Patrick Lewis (Williamsfield) broke 80 for each round and led the Chargers with a total of 156. Freshman Austin McDougall III (Pekin) finished...

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