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April 23, 2015
CARTHAGE — Registration is available for Carl Sandburg College’s Kids on Campus summer sessions, which will take place June 8-12 at Illini West High School. The deadline to register is May 19.

Registration forms and program brochures can be found at Sandburg’s Branch Campus, 305 Sandburg Dr., or by visiting and clicking on “Kids on Campus.”

This summer enrichment program is offered for students in grades K-6. Sessions...

April 22, 2015
GALESBURG — Megan Hobson (Limestone) threw a no-hitter in Game 1 as the Carl Sandburg College softball team swept Kishwaukee 3-1 and 5-3 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex in its Arrowhead Conference finale.

Hobson fanned two, walked three and needed 76 pitches to throw her first career no-hitter. Forty-six of Hobson’s pitches went for strikes, and she threw first-pitch strikes to 15 of the 25 hitters she faced. The...

April 22, 2015
OGLESBY — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team rallied from a five-run deficit in Game 1 and added a blowout victory in Game 2 to sweep Illinois Valley 9-7 and 11-2 on Tuesday.


The Chargers (22-16) trailed 6-1 after two innings in the opener. Sandburg tied it with a five-run fourth, exchanged single tallies with the Eagles in the fifth and went ahead with a pair of runs in the sixth.


Zach VanWassenhove (Kewanee, Ill./Wethersfield)...

April 22, 2015
OGLESBY — Illinois Valley put an end to the Carl Sandburg College softball team’s four-game winning streak, beating the Chargers 3-2 and 13-4 on Tuesday in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader.


Trailing 3-0 entering the sixth in Game 1, the Chargers (15-24-1, 8-10), who had won eight of their last nine, put together a rally that came up just short. Sandburg got on the board with a sixth-inning single from McKenna Weaver (Limestone) and cut the lead to 3-...

April 21, 2015
GALESBURG — Amy Newell (Williamsfield, Ill./Williamsfield) and Kayla Mabrey (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) have signed to play for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team next season. Newell also will play softball for the Chargers.

Newell was an All-Inter-Country Athletic Conference selection in volleyball last fall for the Bombers.

Mabrey, a 5-foot-9 middle hitter, was an All-West Central Conference pick in volleyball following her senior...

April 21, 2015
GALESBURG — Zoe Wetherell (Washington, Ill./Washington) and Jordan Guedet (Washington, Ill./Washington) have signed to play for the Carl Sandburg College softball team next season. Wetherell also will play volleyball for the Chargers.

A 5-foot-9 first baseman, Wetherell batted .266 with four home runs and 13 RBIs last spring as a junior for the Panthers. Guedet, a 5-3 second baseman, drove in eight runs for the Panthers during her junior season....

April 20, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team’s Arrowhead Conference meet hosted by Illinois Valley that was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at Illinois Valley has been postponed to 1:30 p.m. April 28 at Senica’s Oak Ridge.


The Chargers have posted a season-best score in each of their first two conference meets of the spring and are in a three-way tie with Black Hawk and Sauk Valley atop the Arrowhead standings with three meets remaining.


April 20, 2015
STERLING — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team had every player break 80 and shot a season-best 302 but finished third in an Arrowhead Conference meet hosted by Sauk Valley on Friday at Emerald Hill.


Sandburg’s score was two shots better than the 304 it posted earlier in the week to win the first conference meet of the spring, but Sauk Valley posted a 295 and Black Hawk came in at 298 to edge the Chargers.


Ryan Ballard (Germantown...

April 20, 2015
KANKAKEE — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a pair of games Sunday at Kankakee, dropping the opener 11-1 in six innings, the Chargers came back to win Game 2 12-1 in five innings.


Sandburg jumped to a 4-1 lead after the second in Game 2, then exploded for eight runs in the fourth to help end the contest early. Tanner Evans (Hanna City, Ill./Farmington) doubled twice, scored a run and drove in four runs to lead the Chargers (20-16)...

April 16, 2015
QUINCY — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team scored a run in the top in the ninth to force extra innings, but the Chargers fell 9-8 in 12 innings at Quincy JV on Thursday night.

Trailing 8-7 in the ninth, Sandburg (18-16) tied it when Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo./Pattonville) got a one-out single, moved to third on a base hit by Reed Sprinkle (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) and scored on a single to right by Brandon Smith (Imperial, Mo./Seckman)....

April 16, 2015
MOLINE — The Carl Sandburg College softball team continued its recent hot streak by putting together its biggest offensive outputs of the season in an Arrowhead Conference sweep at Black Hawk on Thursday.

The Chargers (15-22-1, 8-8) took Game 1 15-4 and exploded for a 16-1 win in five innings in Game 2 as Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) fell three outs shy of a no-hitter.

Sandburg, which has won eight of its last nine games, trailed 4-0...

April 16, 2015
GALESBURG — For the third straight year, 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 Education.

This marks the fourth time overall that Sandburg has been honored as the best in its category, which includes community colleges with less than 5,000 students. It’s also the eighth time in a row the College has placed in the top 10 of its...

April 15, 2015
GALESBURG — Grant Bland (Colchester, Ill./West Prairie threw six strong innings, and Derek Ratermann (Knoxville, Ill./Knoxville) and Reed Sprinkle (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) each had four hits as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team held on for a 9-8 win over nationally ranked North Arkansas on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

The Chargers (18-15) led 5-1 after four innings and 8-3 after seven, but the Pioneers (27-11),...

April 14, 2015
GALESBURG — Baylie Little (Washington) delivered a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning of Game 1 as the Carl Sandburg College softball team picked up an Arrowhead Conference sweep of Highland on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

Little’s clutch hit powered the Chargers (13-21, 6-8) to a 4-2 win in the opener, and Sandburg picked up an 8-2 victory in the nightcap for its sixth victory in the last seven games....

April 14, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team opened its spring season by shooting its lowest score of 2014-15 and winning an Arrowhead Conference meet Tuesday at Lake Bracken Country Club.

Led by a 4-over-par 75 from sophomore Austin McDougall III (Pekin, Ill./Pekin), the Chargers had all four of their scorers shoot in the 70s and totaled a 304 to defeat Black Hawk by three shots.

Sandburg, which in May will compete in its third...

April 14, 2015
MOLINE — In a matchup of league co-leaders, Black Hawk came away with a sweep of the Carl Sandburg College baseball team Tuesday, defeating the Chargers 15-1 and 9-4 in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader.

The Braves opened up a two-game lead on the Chargers (17-15, 8-4) with four conference games left for both teams.

Sandburg grabbed a 4-0 in the top of the second in Game 2, getting an RBI single from Shaye Mora (Moline, Ill./Sherrard...

April 13, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the Jones Hope Wooten comedy “The Red Velvet Cake War” from April 16-18 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Showtimes are 7 p.m. each night, with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. April 18.

Under the direction of Susan Sharp, this “Southern-fried” comedy takes you into the wild and uproarious lives of the Verdeen cousins — Gaynelle, Peaches and Jimmie Wyvette...

April 13, 2015
FREEPORT — The Carl Sandburg College softball team capped a 3-1 weekend with three straight victories at the Highland East/West Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.


The Chargers dropped their opener 8-0 in five innings to Rock Valley but rebounded with a 6-2 win over Madison on Saturday. They added wins of 8-0 in six innings over Joliet and 10-2 in five innings over DuPage on Sunday.


Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) threw a complete game and...

April 11, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team ended Saturday the way it began — tied with Black Hawk atop the Arrowhead Conference standings.


The league co-leaders split a doubleheader Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex, with the visiting Braves taking Game 1 8-2 and the Chargers rebounding to win 4-1 in Game 2.


Sophomore Tim Rossell (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) delivered 6 1/3 strong innings in Game 2...

April 10, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College honored the 2015 recipients of its Distinguished Alumnus Award and Outstanding Young Alumnus Award at the Alumni Awards Reception on Wednesday evening in the Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg. Dr. Judy Glaser ’75 received the Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Travis Nesby ’03 received the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.


Glaser serves as an assistant professor at the Georgia Regents University...