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Feb. 19, 2015
GALESBURG — Saturday’s scheduled events as part of the Carl Sandburg College Athletics Reunion have been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather and will be rescheduled for a later date.

 

However, Friday’s viewings of “Hoovey,” which shares the inspirational story of former Chargers men’s basketball player Eric Elliott, will go on as scheduled at 4 and 7 p.m. Friday in the Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Freshman guard McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) and sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) each notched double-doubles as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rolled past Highland 60-45 in Arrowhead Conference action Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Back to playing full-time minutes after battling an ankle injury, Weaver poured in a team-high 21 points and added 10 boards. Isenhour...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Highland scored nine of the final 11 points as it rallied to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 80-73 overtime loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in Arrowhead Conference action.
 

The Chargers (15-14, 5-6) played their second straight OT contest at home after failing to put the Cougars (13-15, 5-5) away early on. Sandburg scored the game’s initial 11 points in the first 21Ž2 minutes and led by as much as 12 in the...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball Sophomore Night contests Thursday against Sauk Valley will be broadcast live on Sunny 97.7 WMOI and www.977wmoi.com.

 

Coverage of the Chargers’ regular-season finales at John M. Lewis Gymnasium will begin at 5:15 p.m. The women’s contest will tip off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m. Sophomore Night festivities will take place between the games.

 

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Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Students in Carl Sandburg College’s art and welding programs will test their mettle against one another with a friendly competition Feb. 28 in Building G on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

The second annual event pairs one art student and one welding student, who will have from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to create a welded sculpture. Former Sandburg student John Henrikson will serve as juror to select a best-of piece. The event is...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College’s Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 21 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

All proceeds will go to Sandburg’s PTK chapter to fund student travel to educational conferences in San Antonio, Texas, and Albuquerque, N.M. Any items remaining from the sale will be donated to the Galesburg Rescue Mission.

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Feb. 16, 2015
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 32nd annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25 and includes lunch. There will be 53 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;...

Feb. 16, 2015
GALESBURG — Three Galesburg High School students tied for the individual championship and Monmouth-Roseville won its fourth straight combined-division title at the 34th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

More than 175 students from Abingdon-Avon, AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington,...

Feb. 13, 2015
CARTHAGE — Gretchen Sadler of Hamilton High School was crowned the individual champion and Illini West won the team title of the 34th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.

 

More than 70 students from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools were tested in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering...

Feb. 13, 2015
MALTA — Freshman guard Trevor Lay (Kewanee, Ill./Wethersfield) scored a season-high 21 points off the bench, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team fell 79-71 at No. 8 Kishwaukee in Arrowhead Conference action Tuesday night.

 

Looking to knock off the conference’s first-place team for the second straight game, the Chargers (15-13, 5-5) trailed 40-35 at halftime. The Kougars (25-4, 7-1) were able to hang on, thanks in part of a 29-for-38...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College, Parkland College and Joliet Junior College recently received a joint three-year grant from the Department of Education’s Title VI Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Education program.

 

Totaling $374,096, the grant was one of 31 awarded to community colleges and universities during the 2014-15 academic year. The grant allows faculty to participate in 10-day site visits and students to...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking enthusiastic and creative instructors to teach classes for its Kids on Campus summer program Aug. 3-7 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. This event attracts several students each year from across the College’s district and offers classes in a variety of subjects to children in grades K-6.

 

Instructors are needed in many subject areas and are encouraged to submit proposals for classes they...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Calling all Chargers! The Carl Sandburg College Athletics Reunion will take place Feb. 20-21, with several events for former Chargers athletes, including film screenings featuring the story of a former Sandburg men’s basketball player as well as alumni basketball and volleyball games.

 

The weekend kicks off with special screenings of “Hoovey,” a full-length feature film that shares the inspirational story of former Charger Eric Elliott....

Feb. 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Premiere viewings of “Hoovey,” which shares the inspirational story of Sandburg alumnus and former Chargers men’s basketball player Eric Elliott, at 4 and 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

Produced by EchoLight Cinemas, “Hoovey” chronicles how Elliott, who played for the Chargers from 2003-05, persevered from surgery to remove a life-threatening brain tumor as a...

Feb. 11, 2015
GALESBURG — Sophomore Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) scored a game-high 18 points, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team never recovered from a slow start in a 72-46 Arrowhead Conference loss to Black Hawk on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Isenhour was a perfect 8 of 8 from the free-throw line and added a team-best six rebounds, but she was the only player to reach double figures for the Chargers (8-15, 3-5). She’s...

Feb. 10, 2015
GALESBURG — Freshman guard Martel Hunter hit the go-ahead layup with 31.5 seconds left in overtime and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team knocked off Arrowhead Conference leader Black Hawk 84-80 on Tuesday night John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Tied at 80 in the final minute of overtime, Hunter drove the right baseline and knocked in the eventual game-winning bucket. The Braves (15-12, 8-2) had a chance to tie or take the lead when Hunter couldn’t...

Feb. 6, 2015
OGLESBY — Sophomore guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) scored a team-high 16 points and sophomore guard Travis Witt (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) turned in a strong all-around performance as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held on for a 79-74 Arrowhead Conference victory at Illinois Valley on Thursday.

 

Gooden knocked down three 3-pointers as the Chargers (14-12, 4-4) shot 50 percent from the field. Witt scored a season-high 14...

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...

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