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Feb. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) matched his season high with 25 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team knocked off No. 4 South Suburban 80-74 on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (19-9) also got 17 points from freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and 11 points from freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier). Sandburg led 33-31 at halftime against the Bulldogs...

Feb. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led four Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players in double figures as the Chargers beat Monmouth JV 94-77 on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Powers scored 14 of his game-high 20 in the second half as the Chargers (18-9) blew the game open after leading 36-35 at halftime. Freshman guard Dylan Ervin (Washington, Ind./Washington) matched his season high with 15 points off...

Feb. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team will host a camp from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Players of all skill levels from grades 2-12 are invited to learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, throwing and baserunning from current Chargers players and coach Todd Winkler. Pitching lessons also will be available.

The cost of the camp is $30 and includes a T-...

Feb. 11, 2013
OGLESBY—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit five 3-pointers and scored a season-high 28 points off the bench as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won 77-57 at Illinois Valley on Saturday in an Arrowhead Conference contest.

 

Grover was 5 of 11 from 3-point range and 11 for 18 from the field as he surpassed his previous best of 23 points, set Jan. 10 at Highland. Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 15...

Feb. 11, 2013
OGLESBY—Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a game-high 18 points and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team upset 19th-ranked Illinois Valley 69-58 on Saturday in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

The Chargers (9-16, 3-7) picked up their second straight conference victory and completed a sweep of the Eagles this season. Sandburg beat then-No. 17 IVCC 63-58 on Jan. 24 at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman forward Destini...

Feb. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had four players score in double figures in a 97-68 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (16-9, 5-4) led 55-28 at halftime as it snapped a three-game losing streak. The Chargers’ 97 points were their most since a 100-78 victory Dec. 18 at McHenry County.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led the...

Feb. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 61-51 Arrowhead Conference victory over Black Hawk East on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (8-16, 2-7) had three players score in double figures, led by 14 points from freshman forward Lexa Mahr (Macomb). Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) scored 13, and sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) added 10.

 

BHE’s...

Feb. 6, 2013
DIXON—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a career-high 26 points, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 66-62 at Sauk Valley on Tuesday in Arrowhead Conference play.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) added 19 points, but the Chargers (15-9, 4-4) shot 20 for 31 from the free-throw line. The Skyhawks led 33-27 at halftime as they handed Sandburg its third straight loss.

 

“Going...

Feb. 6, 2013
DIXON—Sauk Valley pulled away late to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 74-60 Arrowhead Conference loss Tuesday.

 

The Chargers (7-15, 1-7) led 33-32 at halftime and the teams were knotted at 51-51 when the Skyhawks’ Lydia Box hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Sauk Valley ahead for good.

 

Box finished with a game-high 31 points. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) led Sandburg with 18 points.

 

“We...

Feb. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team nearly handed Highland its first Arrowhead Conference loss but fell to the Cougars 74-70 in overtime Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The 21st-ranked Chargers (15-8, 4-3) took a 65-62 lead in overtime thanks to two free throws by freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and a jumper from freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens), but the Cougars (18-2, 7-0) scored the...

Feb. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 63-62 in overtime to Highland on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in an Arrowhead Conference contest.
 

The Chargers (7-14, 1-6) led 62-58 in overtime before the Cougars (11-10, 4-3) scored the game’s final five points, capped by Marisha Moore’s 3-pointer from the top of the key with 28 seconds left. Sandburg had a chance to win in the closing seconds, but sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (...

Jan. 30, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team couldn’t hold on to a three-point lead at halftime and had its five-game winning streak snapped with a 69-62 loss on Tuesday at Black Hawk in an Arrowhead Conference game.

 

The Chargers (15-7, 4-2), ranked 21st in this week’s NJCAA Division II poll, led 40-37 at halftime. Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) led Sandburg with 17 points and freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./...

Jan. 30, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped an Arrowhead Conference game 69-63 at Black Hawk on Tuesday.

 

The teams went into halftime tied 26-26. Freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) had a team-leading 15 points for the Chargers (7-13, 1-5) and was the only Sandburg player to reach double figures.

 

Rayven Morrow and Lauren Ickes each scored a game-high 19 for Black Hawk.

 

“We got dominated in the paint...

Jan. 29, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team nearly cracked the top 20 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Tuesday.

 

The Chargers (15-6, 4-1) finished three points away from tying Phoenix for 20th in the rankings. Sandburg’s eight points matched Waubonsee for the most among other schools receiving votes. This is the first time this season the Chargers have garnered votes.

 

Sandburg will put its five-game...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 71-57 nonconference victory at Elgin on Saturday.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) had a team-leading 16 points and freshman guard Dylan Ervin (Washington, Ind./Washington) scored a season-high 12 for the Chargers (15-6), who lead 28-18 at halftime.

 

“Today was a big win for us. Elgin is very good on their home court and...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was unable to extend its winning streak to three games following a 63-49 loss on Saturday in a nonconference game at Elgin.

 

The Chargers (7-12), coming off Thursday’s upset victory over No. 17 Illinois Valley, trailed 39-26 at halftime. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored 13 to lead Sandburg. Elgin’s Carly Saraceno had a game-high 20 points.

 

“We didn’t play real well the...

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team used a big second half to beat Illinois Valley 77-65 in an Arrowhead Conference contest Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (14-6, 4-1) won for the fourth straight game and the fifth time in six contests. Sandburg is in second place in the conference, a half-game behind Highland.
 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led another balanced scoring...

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) scored a team-high 16 points and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team upset 17th-ranked Illinois Valley 63-58 for its first Arrowhead Conference victory on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (7-11, 1-4) took a lasting lead at 50-48 on a putback by freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) with 7 minutes, 28 seconds to play. A Frank 3-pointer followed by a layup from freshman guard...

Jan. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Rushville-Industry High School senior Kattie Haywood has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team.

 

Haywood, a 5-foot-8 middle hitter/outside hitter, had 124 kills, 151 digs, 37 aces and 16 blocks for the Rockets this past season. She also was an all-Prairieland Conference honorable mention selection.

 

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Kattie Haywood

Jan. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored a season-high 25 points and was one of five Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players to reach double figures as the Chargers beat Monmouth College JV 80-72 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (13-6) led 36-28 at halftime and shot 27 for 33 from the free-throw line as it won its third straight game and for the fourth time in five contests.

 

Sophomore...

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