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April 29, 2015
SUGAR GROVE — Despite seven RBIs from Jena Miller (Monmouth-Roseville), the Carl Sandburg College softball team ended its season Tuesday as Waubonsee swept the Chargers 9-8 and 9-3 in a best-of-three series in the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

Waubonsee rallied to win Game 1 with four unanswered runs after the No. 5 seed Chargers grabbed the lead in the sixth. Trailing 6-4 entering the inning, Sandburg got a leadoff home run from Katie...

April 29, 2015
MALTA — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team wrapped up its Arrowhead Conference schedule with a doubleheader sweep at the hands of Kishwaukee on Tuesday afternoon. The Kougars rallied to take the opener 4-3 and took advantage of six Chargers errors to win Game 2 13-1 in five innings.
 

The Chargers (26-20, 9-7) took a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning of Game 1 on a two-out single from Grant Stevens (Brimfield, Ill./Brimfield), but Kishwaukee tied it in...

April 28, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball game scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday at home against Spoon River has been canceled and won’t be rescheduled.
 

The Chargers (26-18, 9-5) close their Arrowhead Conference schedule this afternoon at Kishwaukee. Sandburg’s next scheduled contest after that is a nine-inning game at 3 p.m. Thursday at Muscatine (Iowa). Entering today’s action, the Chargers had won seven of their last nine games.

 

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April 27, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College softball team will travel to face Waubonsee at 1 p.m. Tuesday in a best-of-three series for the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

The winner of Tuesday’s matchup between the fifth-seeded Chargers and fourth-seeded Chiefs will advance to the Region IV tournament finals Friday in Freeport. The Chargers enter the tournament with a 17-26-1 record, having won 10 of their last 15 games.
 

Carl...

April 27, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s game scheduled for this evening at Augustana JV has been canceled and won’t be rescheduled.

 

The Chargers’ next game is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kishwaukee in their Arrowhead Conference finale.

 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule

 

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April 26, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s hopes of earning a share of the Arrowhead Conference title ended with a doubleheader sweep at the hands of Kishwaukee on Sunday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers, in search of their first conference title since 2008, were eliminated from contention with a 1-0 loss in Game 1, and the Kougars followed with a 12-2 win in Game 2. The losses snapped Sandburg’s season-...

April 25, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for today against Kishwaukee has been rescheduled for noon Sunday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The teams also are scheduled to play Tuesday afternoon at Kishwaukee. If the Chargers (26-16, 9-3) sweep the four-game series, they would split the Arrowhead championship with Black Hawk, which finished its conference slate 13-3. It...

April 24, 2015
GALESBURG — Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo./Pattonville) homered three times and the Carl Sandburg College baseball team hit six on the afternoon as it beat Prairie State 14-4 in six innings and 11-0 in five innings Friday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Judson doubled his home run total for the season with a three-run bomb in the third inning of Game 1, a three-run shot in the second in Game 2 and a two-run blast in the...

April 23, 2015
GALESBURG — Michael Judson’s walk-off single capped a doubleheader sweep of Waubonsee by the Carl Sandburg College baseball team Thursday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Sandburg (24-16) broke a sixth-inning tie to win the opener 11-6, and Judson’s hit lifted the Chargers to a 7-6 victory in Game 2 as they extended their winning streak to five games.
 

Waubonsee took a 6-5 lead in Game 2 after scoring four times in...

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.

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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 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),...

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