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April 2, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team extended its winning streak to seven games with a pair of walk-off victories over Morton on Thursday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers (13-8) won the opener 4-3 on a ninth-inning single from Ryan Hickman (Springfield, Ill./Sacred Heart-Griffin) and took Game 2 5-4 on a run-scoring passed ball in the fifth. The contest was called because of darkness immediately after...

April 2, 2015
GALESBURG — Justine Bodenhamer (Avon) and Katie Williams (Normal West) each drove in three runs in Game 1 as the Carl Sandburg College softball team split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader with Black Hawk on Thursday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers jumped to a big lead early in a 9-1 six-inning victory in Game 1, but the Braves rallied to take Game 2 3-1.
 

Sandburg (7-14-1, 3-1) scored...

April 1, 2015
FREEPORT — Freshman Megan Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) was dominant in the circle and at the plate in Game 1, and her sister Hannah Mixer (Burlington, Iowa) picked up the victory in relief in Game 2 as the Carl Sandburg College softball team swept an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at Highland on Tuesday.

 

Megan Mixer’s four-hit shutout powered the Chargers (6-12, 3-1) to a 13-0 victory in five innings in Game 1, and Sandburg rallied late in Game 2 for an 8-...

April 1, 2015
FREEPORT — Cam Wernentin (Bettendorf, Iowa/Bettendorf) tossed his second straight two-hit shutout and Tanner Evans (Hanna City, Ill./Farmington) had a big day at the plate as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team extended its winning streak to five with an Arrowhead Conference sweep at Highland on Tuesday.

 

Evans doubled three times and picked up the save in the Chargers’ 5-3 win in Game 1, and Wernentin was dominant once again in a 10-0, five-inning...

GALESBURG — The 20th annual Carl Sandburg Festival will take place April 21-25 to honor Galesburg-born, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Abraham Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg by celebrating with the community through educational and recreational activities.
 

This year’s festival will feature five days of literary, history and children’s events that take place at the Carl Sandburg Historic Site and Visitors Center; Carl Sandburg College; Galesburg Public Library;...

March 30, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College student Erin Carder of Knoxville has been named a 2015 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Carder and other Silver Scholar will receive a $1,250 scholarship and a special medallion.
 

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society administers the Coca-...

March 28, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team opened its Arrowhead Conference schedule by sweeping Highland 7-4 and 14-4 in six innings on Saturday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Chargers (9-8, 2-0) rallied from a 4-0 deficit after three innings in Game 1. Sandburg got on the board in the fourth, scored twice in the fifth and grabbed the lead with a four-run sixth. The first three runs of the decisive frame...

March 27, 2015
GALESBURG — Knoxville High School won the fourth annual Carl Sandburg College Welding Competition on Friday afternoon at the Center for Manufacturing Excellence on the Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Knoxville also claimed two of the top three individual competitors. Jagger Johnson and Ryan Brown of KHS finished first and third, respectively, and Galesburg’s Cody Park took second place. Austin Steward of ROWVA and Justin Hoben of Knoxville tied for first place...

March 26, 2015
GALESBURG — Cam Wernentin (Bettendorf, Iowa/Bettendorf) took a perfect game into the sixth inning of Game 2 and finished with a two-hit shutout as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team split a doubleheader against Illinois Valley on Thursday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Eagles rallied to win the opener 5-4 in nine innings before Wernentin’s gem led the Chargers (7-8) to a 4-0 victory in Game 2.
 

The...

March 26, 2015
GALESBURG — The 24th annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 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 more than 55 organizations, explore career fields and learn about Sandburg’s programs of study. Organizations scheduled to participate in the career expo include...

March 26, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Kishwaukee has been postponed to 3 p.m. Monday because of unplayable conditions.

 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 25, 2015
GALESBURG — Third-ranked Southeastern (Iowa) opened the scoring with a nine-run third inning and held the Carl Sandburg College baseball team without a hit as it defeated the Chargers 13-1 in seven innings Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Sandburg (6-7) was held to just three bases on balls and two hit batsmen in its first home game of the season. The Chargers got their lone run when Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo...

March 25, 2015
GALESBURG — Honors students at Carl Sandburg College will have the opportunity to continue their honors-level curriculum at Western Illinois University and graduate with University Honors, following the signing of an honors articulation agreement Wednesday afternoon between the two institutions.
 

The agreement allows Sandburg honors students to transfer to Western’s Centennial Honors College following their degree completion at Sandburg. All honors...

March 25, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s home doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon against Lincoln has been postponed to 3 p.m. April 13 because of unplayable conditions.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled contest is an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at 3 p.m. Thursday at Kishwaukee.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 24, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s home doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon against Sauk Valley has been postponed to 3 p.m. April 6 because of unplayable conditions.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is at 3 p.m. Wednesday against Lincoln at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 23, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon at Monmouth JV has been postponed because of inclement weather. A makeup date has yet to be announced.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is their Arrowhead Conference opener against Sauk Valley at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 23, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s home opener scheduled for this afternoon against Morton has been postponed to 2 p.m. April 2 because of inclement weather.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is a nine-inning contest at 2 p.m. Wednesday against Southeastern (Iowa) at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule

 

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March 23, 2015
JOLIET — Michael Judson (Maryland Heights, Mo./Pattonville) hit a three-run home run in extra innings in Game 2 to help the Carl Sandburg College baseball team complete a sweep of Joliet on Sunday afternoon.

 

The Chargers (6-6) rallied late to win Game 1 and 5-4, and Judson’s eight-inning homer was the difference in an 8-6 victory in Game 2 as Sandburg picked up its first sweep of the season.

 

Judson’s bomb came after the Wolves rallied...

March 20, 2015
GALESBURG — Top-ranked Rock Valley jumped to early leads in each contest as it swept the Carl Sandburg College softball team 7-2 and 11-4 in the Chargers’ home opener Friday afternoon at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

The Golden Eagles (20-2), defending NJCAA Division III champions and preseason No. 1, led 6-0 after their half of the fourth of both games.
 

The Chargers (3-11) cut the deficit in Game 2 to 6-4 after...

March 18, 2015
ROCK ISLAND — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team dropped a pair of tight contests Wednesday at Augustana JV, losing 6-5 and 3-1.

 

Trailing 5-4 in the seventh inning of Game 1, the Chargers tied it when Derek Ratermann (Knoxville, Ill./Knoxville) led off with a double, moved up on an error and scored on a double play.

 

The Vikings, though, walked off with the victory in the bottom half, getting a one-out double from Matt Loeffl, who...

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