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Nov. 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Reggie Anderson (Decatur, Ill./MacArthur) and sophomore forward Jacob Warner (Galva, Ill./Galva) each scored a team-high 11 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won its third straight game with an 81-52 victory over St. Ambrose JV on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Bees (1-4) trailed 37-33 after Joe Brennan sank a halfcourt shot at the first-half buzzer, but the Chargers (4-3) outscored St. Ambrose...

Nov. 19, 2013
SUGAR GROVE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team evened its record with wins Friday and Saturday at the Waubonsee Classic. The Chargers knocked off 11th-ranked Waubonsee 68-53 on Friday before staging a huge comeback in an 89-81 overtime victory Saturday against Oakton.

 

Trailing by 20 at halftime against Oakton, the Chargers outscored the Raiders 45-25 in the second half and 18-10 in overtime.

 

Sandburg (3-3) trailed Oakton 46-26...

Nov. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team pulled away in the second half to beat Southeastern (Iowa) 63-56 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium and remain unbeaten.
 

Trailing 39-38 in the second half, the Chargers (4-0) used a 9-0 run to take the lead for good at 47-39 with 10 minutes, 31 seconds to play. Sophomore forward Lexa Mahr (Colchester, Ill./Macomb) capped the spurt with a layup off an assist from Kaylee Moseley (Taylor...

Nov. 18, 2013
GALESBURG—Fans who make a donation toward relief efforts from Sunday’s tornadoes in the Peoria area will receive free admission to this week’s Carl Sandburg College basketball home games.
 

Anyone who donates a nonperishable food item, pet supplies, bleach or a case of bottled water will be admitted for free to the Chargers women’s basketball game at 6 p.m. tonight against Southeastern (Iowa) and Tuesday’s men’s basketball game at 7:30 p.m. against St....

Nov. 18, 2013
SUGAR GROVE—Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) scored the game-winning basket with 18 seconds left and the Carl Sandburg College remained unbeaten with a 52-50 comeback victory on Saturday at Wabuonsee.

 

The Chargers (3-0) trailed 28-18 at halftime and by 15 with 11 minutes, 30 seconds left before mounting their comeback. Remick’s 3-pointer with 1:19 to go gave Sandburg its first lead since midway through the first half. After a pair of...

Nov. 14, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College presents a production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Urinetown,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 as well as 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St., Galesburg.
 

“Urinetown” is a satire about a town where water is scarce and it’s a paid privilege to use the facilities. Written by Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis, the musical is an examination of the relationship between government, big business,...

Nov. 13, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College won three National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 3 Medallion Awards during the district’s conference earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio.
 

Sandburg won silver medallions in the Handbook category for its Student Success Guide and the Electronic Class Schedule/Catalog category for its online catalog, which was unveiled for the 2013-2014 academic year. The College also won a bronze medallion in the...

Nov. 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College volleyball players Lexa Mahr (Macomb) and Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) have been named to the All-Region IV Division II District A and All-Arrowhead Conference teams for their performances on the court this season.
 

Mahr, a sophomore setter, received the second most points in the All-Region voting. A two-year starter, she led the Chargers with 858 assists (6.7 per set) and was third on the team in kills with 227 (1.77 per set)...

Nov. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) scored 13 points and was one of 11 Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball players to put up points in the Chargers’ 70-44 victory over Elgin on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Facing a 2-3 zone for much of the contest, Sandburg (2-0) knocked down 12 3-pointers against the Spartans (1-1), the defending Region IV champions.

 

“We played a nice game today. With the...

Nov. 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team dropped its home opener with a 70-68 loss to Elgin on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (1-3) had a 33-30 halftime lead but saw the Spartans battle back. Sandburg had a chance to tie or win the game with 6.2 seconds left, but sophomore guard Zach Ziemba (Emden, Ill./Hartsburg-Emden) had his shot attempt blocked in the closing seconds.

 

Sophomore forward Aaron Power (...

Nov. 9, 2013
FORT DODGE, Iowa—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country sophomore Haley Bolliger (Tremont) finished 23rd out of 281 runners and shattered her school record at the NJCAA Division I national championship Saturday at Lakeside Golf Course.
 

Bolliger, competing at nationals for the second year in a row, crossed the finish line in 19 minutes, 14.1 seconds, which was :33.2 better than the Sandburg record she set at last year’s national championship. Bolliger...

Nov. 6, 2013
PALOS HILLS—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team saw its season end with a 25-21, 25-13, 19-25, 25-12 loss at Moraine Valley on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin McVay (Rockridge) and sophomore setter Lexa Mahr (Macomb) each posted double-doubles in their final match for the Chargers (21-18). McVay notched team highs of 16 kills and 15 digs, and Mahr had seven kills and 10 digs while handing...

Nov. 6, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as it beat Lincoln 64-44 on Wednesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Chargers’ season opener.
 

Sandburg (1-0) never trailed and got a game-high 15 points from sophomore guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton, Ill./Canton), who had three of the Chargers’ seven 3-pointers in the contest. Freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) added 11 —...

Nov. 6, 2013
BURLINGTON, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team dropped a nonconference game at Southeastern (Iowa) 102-79 on Tuesday night.

 

Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) had 19 points to lead the Chargers (1-2) in scoring for the third straight game. Sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) added 14 and freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) totaled 11 points.

 

Warren Jones scored a...

Nov. 5, 2013
GALESBURG—After a season filled with close calls, Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball coach Mike Bailey hopes his veteran team can learn from those frustrating finishes in 2013-14.
 

“We were one of those close-but-no-cigars last year,” said Bailey, entering his eighth season as Chargers coach. “I think just the experience factor alone should help us get over the hump in some of those games.”
 

Sandburg, which opens its season at 6 p.m....

Nov. 4, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team put together a season-saving rally for a 25-16, 19-25, 21-25, 26-24, 15-9 victory over Black Hawk on Monday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

The Chargers (21-17) advance to Wednesday’s quarterfinals and will face the winner of Monday’s match between Moraine Valley and McHenry County. The time and location of the match have yet to be determined.
 

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Nov. 4, 2013
TRENTON, Mo.—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team opened its season by splitting a pair of games in the Show-Me State. The Chargers dropped their season debut 90-81 at Moberly (Mo.) Area on Friday before picking up an 89-82 victory Saturday at North Central Missouri.

 

Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored a career-high 35 in the win at North Central Missouri. Sophomore forward Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois...

Nov. 4, 2013
CHANNAHON—Carl Sandburg College women’s cross country runner Haley Bolliger qualified for the NJCAA Division I cross country meet for the second straight year after finishing second at the Region IV meet Saturday at Community Park.

 

Bolliger, a sophomore from Tremont, led much of the 5-kilometer race until Monica Page of DuPage overtook her on the final curve and edged Bolliger by one second for the individual title. Bolliger’s time of 19 minutes, 49...

Nov. 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team enjoyed a 19-win campaign and reached as high as No. 14 in the NJCAA Division II rankings during the 2012-13 season, but the way it ended has stuck with Chargers for the past eight months.
 

Sandburg dropped its final three games, capped by an overtime loss at home to rival Black Hawk in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

“The kids left with a feeling of emptiness, and that...

Oct. 31, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the drama “Dearly Departed” at 7 p.m. Nov. 7-9 in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Set in the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for Daddy’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the...

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