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Feb. 6, 2015
OGLESBY — Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) finished a rebound shy of a double-double, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped a 61-56 Arrowhead Conference decision at Illinois Valley on Thursday night.

 

The Chargers (8-13, 3-4) led 30-27 at halftime, but the Eagles rallied thanks in part of 18 offensive rebounds. Isenhour had 17 points and nine rebounds to pace Sandburg. She’s scored in double digits in...

Feb. 5, 2015
CARTHAGE — The Great River Players (GRP) of Keokuk, Iowa, in partnership with Carl Sandburg College and Carthage Community Development, will present the musical “Godspell” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Sandburg Auditorium in Carthage.
 

This is the second production by the GRP to be presented in Carthage and follows the success of the first cooperative production, “Of Mice and Men” in October 2014.
 

With music and lyrics by...

Feb. 4, 2015
GALESBURG — Former Carl Sandburg College cross country assistant Rodney Blue has returned to take over as head coach of the Chargers’ men’s and women’s teams. Blue began his new post Feb. 1 and replaces Bruce Tracy, who resigned following the fall season.
 

Blue inherits a program that has had 10 men and six women advance as individuals to the NJCAA Division I national meet in the last decade. Sandburg’s women’s team also has qualified for nationals four...

Feb. 4, 2015
GALESBURG — ALL Carl Sandburg College Campuses will NOT have evening classes Wednesday, Feb. 4, because of inclement weather. All campuses will be closed.

 

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Feb. 3, 2015
GALESBURG — Dr. Joseph Boxerman, a certified teacher of Transcendental Meditation (TM), will give a free informational presentation about TM and what it can do at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Student Center on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

TM is a simple, natural technique practiced 20 minutes twice each day while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed. More than six million people of all ages, cultures and...

Feb. 2, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball game scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight against Monmouth JV at John M. Lewis Gymnasium has been canceled because of inclement weather.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is an Arrowhead Conference contest at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Illinois Valley. Sandburg’s next home game is 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 against Black Hawk.
 

Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball schedule
 

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Feb. 1, 2015
GALESBURG — ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will NOT have day or evening classes Monday, Feb. 2 due to inclement weather. All campuses will be closed.

 

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Jan. 29, 2015
GALESBURG—Despite missing its two leading scorers because of injuries, the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rallied from a big early deficit to beat Black Hawk East 52-47 in Arrowhead Conference action Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Warriors (18-5, 3-2) stormed to a 17-2 midway through the first half, but the Chargers (8-13, 3-3) refused to go away and clawed to within 24-22 at halftime. Sandburg closed the half on a 14-3...

Jan. 29, 2015
GALESBURG — Nick Driskell hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:25 to go as Black Hawk East handed the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team a 68-63 Arrowhead Conference loss on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Warriors (7-16, 1-5) led the entire first half, but the teams were deadlocked eight times and had four lead changes in the second half. Tied at 57, Driskell’s trey from the right wing gave BHE a lasting lead.
 

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Jan. 29, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College has announced the names of students who have completed graduation requirements and graduated from the College at the end of the 2014 fall semester.
 

ASSOCIATE DEGREES
ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE
Administrative Office Professional
Bushnell — Katena Eddington, Tiffany Keithley
Monmouth — Amy Birditt
 

Computer Information System Specialist
Galesburg — Jay McKee, Andrew Hayes...

Jan. 28, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College Financial Aid Office and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will host a completion workshop for the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Student Center on Sandburg’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

This free workshop is available for anyone who plans to enroll at any college or university for the 2015-2016 academic year. Staff will be on hand...

Jan. 28, 2015
DIXON — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures as it blew out Sauk Valley 87-59 in Arrowhead Conference action Tuesday night.

 

The Chargers (13-11, 3-3) ran out to a 40-26 halftime lead and were paced by 12 points apiece from sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) and freshman forward Tyson Parks IV (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg).

 

Freshman guard Joey Olden (Lincoln, Ill./...

Jan. 27, 2015
GALESBURG—The final weekend of Carl Sandburg College’s production of the off-Broadway musical “The Fantasticks” includes four shows Thursday-Saturday at the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St. Show times for each date are 7:30 p.m., with an additional matinee performance at 2 p.m. Saturday.
 

Featuring music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones, “The Fantasticks” tells the story of two neighboring fathers who trick their children into falling...

Jan. 23, 2015
FREEPORT — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit halftime deficit but couldn’t hang on in a 76-69 Arrowhead Conference loss at Highland on Thursday night.

 

The Chargers (12-11, 2-3) trailed 44-30 at halftime but opened the second half with a 16-0 run, holding the Cougars (9-10, 2-2) scoreless for nearly 6 minutes. Sandburg led by as much as eight in the second half, but Highland went ahead for good at 65-64 on Shartone...

Jan. 23, 2015
FREEPORT — Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) recorded a double-double, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 65-53 at Highland on Thursday night.

 

The Chargers (7-12 overall, 2-2 Arrowhead Conference) got off to a slow start and trailed 31-20 at halftime. Sandburg got no closer than eight points in the second half.

 

Isenhour had 10 points and 10 rebounds (six offensive) to pick up her...

Jan. 21, 2015
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College presents a production of the off-Broadway musical “The Fantasticks” from Jan. 23-24 and 29-31 at the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St. Show times for each date are 7:30 p.m., with additional matinee performances at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31.

 

PHOTO GALLERY: January 23 Performance

 

Featuring music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones, “The Fantasticks” tells the story of two neighboring fathers...

Jan. 20, 2015
GALESBURG—Second-ranked Kishwaukee had four players score in double figures and handed the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 89-67 Arrowhead Conference loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Kougars (18-2, 3-0) stormed to a 50-30 halftime lead and scored the opening 10 points of the second half. The Chargers (12-10, 2-2) grabbed their only lead at 6-5 on a pair of free throws from sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley...

Jan. 20, 2015
GALESBURG—An opening reception featuring new works by local artist Larry Jon Davis will take place 6-8 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Building D Gallery on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The exhibit, which features 21 oil paintings, is on display through March 16. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
 

A native of Clinton, Iowa, Davis earned a bachelor’s in Fine Art at the University of...

Jan. 20, 2015
KEWANEE — The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team shot 51 percent from the floor and pulled away in the second half for a 76-58 Arrowhead Conference victory at Black Hawk East on Sunday.

 

Sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) shot 4 for 9 from beyond the arc and finished with a team-best 14 points for the Chargers (12-9, 2-1), who led 30-26 at halftime. Freshman forward Tyson Parks IV (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) added 12 points...

Jan. 20, 2015
KEWANEE — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was handed its first Arrowhead Conference defeat of the season in a 65-43 loss at Black Hawk East on Sunday.

 

The Chargers (7-11, 2-1) shot just 1 for 26 from 3-point range for the game. Sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) had 14 points to be the only Sandburg player in double figures.

 

The Warriors (16-3, 3-0) led 30-18 at halftime and scored the...

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