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April 8, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents the docudrama “Nothing Natural” from April 10-12 in the Fine Arts Theater on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Written and directed by Sandburg assistant professor of theater Susan Sharp, the play recounts a true and dramatic story that occurred in Texas in 1937.
 

Showtime is 7 p.m. for each performance, and tickets for each show will be available at the door. Admission is $5 for adults...

April 7, 2014
GALESBURG—Sophomore Jordyn Chasteen homered in each game, but the Carl Sandburg College softball team was swept 9-3 and 10-7 by Black Hawk in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader Sunday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

 

Chasteen hit a two-run shot in the first inning of Game 1 to open the scoring, but the Braves connected for four round-trippers against Chargers pitcher Megan Hobson, who suffered the loss.

 

Chasteen...

April 7, 2014
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College dropped its first Arrowhead Conference game of the season Saturday, splitting a doubleheader at Highland. The Chargers rallied to take the opener 5-4 before the Cougars came back to win Game 2 8-5.

 

After Highland opened with a four-run first inning, Sandburg (10-9-1, 4-1-1) scored all five of its runs in the sixth to take Game 1. Travis Windsor (Cuba, Ill./Cuba) scored the tying run on a wild pitch, and Brandon Smith (...

April 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The 23rd annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The career expo is free and open to the public. Job seekers will have the opportunity to network with nearly 70 organizations, explore career fields and learn about Sandburg’s programs of study. Organizations scheduled to participate in the career expo include:...

April 3, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team swept a nonconference doubleheader against Lincoln on Wednesday, winning 9-2 and 12-4 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers (8-12) scored seven unanswered runs after the Lynx tied Game 1 at 2-2 in the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore shortstop Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) delivered the go-ahead hit with a two-run triple in Sandburg’s three-run fourth.
 

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April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Seven high school seniors recently signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team. Brenna Combs of Abingdon-Avon; Ashley Reinbeck of Tremont; McKenna Weaver of Limestone; Madison Wherley of Macomb; and Jennifer Price, Brea Simkins and Miranda Tharp of United will take the court for the Chargers this fall.
 

Combs and Weaver also will play for the Chargers women’s basketball team next season. Simkins, Reinbeck and Wherley...

April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—Area high school students will participate in the third annual Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition at 9:30 a.m. April 4 in Building G, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. Students from Cuba, Galesburg, Illini West, Knoxville, ROWVA, United and Williamsfield high schools are among those scheduled to compete.
 

Teams of four will be awarded points in three practical skill areas (shielded metal arc welding, oxy fuel...

April 2, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s home doubleheader scheduled for 2 p.m. today against Spoon River has been postponed to 3 p.m. April 16 and will be played as one nine-inning game.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at noon Saturday at Highland. Sandburg has won five of its last eight games overall and is unbeaten in Arrowhead play.
 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule
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March 28, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team picked up its first home victories of the season Thursday, sweeping North Arkansas 8-2 and 13-8 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers (6-6) won the opener behind three RBIs from sophomore Ryan Wendt (Red Bud, Ill./Red Bud) and a strong effort on the mound from sophomore starter Brad Moody (Chatsworth, Ill./Prairie Central).
 

Moody didn’t allow an earned run...

March 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College invites local child care providers to reserve a table for a child care fair from 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 6 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The fair will allow for area child care providers to set up displays, promote their services and meet with community members and prospective clients about their child care offerings. There is no cost to reserve a table. Reservations for a...

March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—On the heels of helping lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to its first NJCAA Division II national tournament, sophomore Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) has been named to the All-Region IV Division II District A first team and All-Arrowhead Conference second team.
 

A 6-foot guard, Hubbard was the leading vote getter on the all-region team and came one vote shy of being named first-team all-conference. He led the...

March 27, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Sauk Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 7.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is at the South Suburban tournament Saturday and Sunday in South Holland. Sandburg opens play at 10:30 a.m. Friday against Rock Valley.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 26, 2014
GALESBURG—Four Southeastern (Iowa) pitchers held the Carl Sandburg College baseball team to one hit as the Blackhawks beat the Chargers 15-4 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Sophomore Brad Moody (Chatsworth, Ill./Prairie Central) delivered the lone hit for Sandburg (4-6) with a run-scoring single up the middle with nobody out in the seventh inning.
 

Freshman Richie Boatman (Troy, Ill./Triad) took the...

March 25, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College TRIO Upward Bound program is accepting applications for program participants for the 2014-2015 academic year.
 

Applicants must be Knox County students attending Abingdon-Avon, Galesburg, Knoxville or ROWVA schools; currently be in eighth, ninth or 10th grade; and meet program eligibility criteria. Students must be first-generation college-bound students and/or meet income guidelines.
 

For more information...

March 24, 2014
GALESBURG—Anticipated inclement weather has caused changes to the Carl Sandburg College baseball and softball teams’ games scheduled for Tuesday.
 

The softball doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday at home against Highland has been postponed to 3 p.m. April 18 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The baseball doubleheader scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at home against North Arkansas has been postponed to 1 p.m....

March 24, 2014
GALESBURG—An informational meeting for students interested in transferring to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. March 26 in the Welcome Center in Building B on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Students of all ages are invited to learn about the college, how to apply and speak with staff and current...

March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—A rally for the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team will take place at noon March 24 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., to congratulate the Chargers on their recent trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
 

The Chargers led in the second half of both of their contests at the national tournament in Danville but were eliminated after two games. Sandburg dropped its opening game 56-...

March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader originally scheduled for noon Sunday against Rock Valley has been rescheduled to noon Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Also, a doubleheader at home against Prairie State at noon Sunday has been added to the Chargers’ schedule.
 

Updated Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 21, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College student creations will be on display March 24-May 4 for the Spring 2014 Student Art Show in the Building D Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

An opening reception for the artists will take place from 6-8 p.m. March 28 in the gallery. The show and reception are free and open to the public.
 

The show features nearly 50 pieces in various types of media designed by current Sandburg...

March 19, 2014
DANVILLE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held a second-half lead, but Potomac State (W. Va.) rallied to beat the Chargers 83-70 and eliminate them from the NJCAA Division II national tournament in a consolation bracket quarterfinal Wednesday afternoon at Mary Miller Gymnasium.
 

The Catamounts (21-9) will play in the consolation semifinals at 11 a.m. Friday against the winner of the consolation quarterfinal at 9 a.m. Thursday between St....

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