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Feb. 10, 2014
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team held on to beat Black Hawk East 61-58 on Saturday afternoon in Arrowhead Conference actions.

 

The Chargers (13-10, 3-4) ended a three-game losing streak with the victory. Sandburg took a 27-24 lead into halftime and avenged a 79-72 loss to the Warriors earlier this season.

 

The Chargers held the Warriors to just 15-of-55 shooting (27.3 percent). Saeed Soulemane led Black Hawk East with...

Feb. 10, 2014
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak by beating Black Hawk East 45-28 on Saturday afternoon in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

The Chargers (9-10, 2-4) outscored the Warriors 23-9 in the second half and were led by sophomore forward Destini Bollinger, who posted 17 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots. Sandburg opened its big second half with a 9-0 run.

 

Shania Kraklow led Black...

Feb. 6, 2014
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer forward Lawson Crider (Mayfield, Ky./Shattuck-St. Mary’s) on Thursday signed a National Letter of Intent to play next season at UAB, becoming the first Chargers player to move on to an NCAA Division I program.
 

Crider shattered the Sandburg record book in his first season with the Chargers on his way to being named to the first team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Men’s Junior...

Feb. 4, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for this evening at Black Hawk have been postponed to Saturday because of inclement weather. The women’s game will tip off at 1 p.m. Saturday, followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.
 

The Chargers’ games originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon against McHenry County at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been canceled.
 

Also, the Chargers’...

Jan. 31, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for Saturday at Sauk Valley have been postponed because of inclement weather. Makeup dates for the games have yet to be announced.

 

The next scheduled game for both teams is Tuesday at Black Hawk East. The women’s game will tip off at 5:30, followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

 

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Jan. 31, 2014
GALESBURG—Sauk Valley took a double-digit lead into halftime and held on to beat the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team 72-64 in Arrowhead Conference action Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (12-10, 2-4) trailed 22-21 in the first half after a 3-pointer by sophomore forward Matt Sagona (Knoxville, Ill./Knoxville), but the Skyhawks (10-10, 2-3) closed the half with a 14-4 burst to lead 36-25 at halftime.
 

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Jan. 30, 2014
GALESBURG—Sauk Valley used a pair of first-half runs to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 64-44 Arrowhead Conference loss on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Back-to-back 3-pointers by Chargers sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) and sophomore guard Kaylee Moseley (Taylor Ridge, Ill./Rockridge) tied the game at 6 with 13 minutes, 50 seconds left in the first half, but the Skyhawks (15-3, 4-1) responded...

Jan. 30, 2014
FREEPORT—Highland put together a big second half and handed the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 85-56 Arrowhead Conference loss on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (12-9, 2-3) trailed the Cougars (14-6, 3-1) by 36-31 at halftime, but Highland pulled away thanks to a 28-8 burst during a 10-minute stretch of the second half.

 

Highland’s Joseph Gripper scored 16 points to lead four Cougars in double figures. Grant Prusator and...

Jan. 30, 2014
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team had a second-half lead, but Highland rallied to hand the Chargers a 66-59 Arrowhead Conference loss on Wednesday.

 

Sandburg (8-9, 1-3) led 31-22 at halftime and still had a 38-29 lead with 16 minutes left, but the Cougars (8-7, 2-2) put together a 21-point run to go ahead for good.

 

Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./Astoria) led the Chargers with 10 points. Highland’...

Jan. 29, 2014
GALESBURG—The second annual Carl Sandburg College Spring Softball Camp will take place Feb. 22 at John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The camp for players in grades 2-6 will take place from 9 a.m.-noon and from 1-4 p.m. for players in grades 7-12. Players of all skill levels will learn the fundamentals of pitching, hitting, fielding, throwing and base running from current Chargers players and coaches....

Jan. 28, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for tonight at Highland have been postponed to Wednesday.

 

The women’s game will tip off at 5 p.m. Wednesday, followed by the men’s game at 7 p.m.

 

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Jan. 28, 2014
MALTA—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had a six-point halftime lead, but 10th-ranked Kishwaukee rallied to hand the Chargers a 72-62 loss on Saturday afternoon in Arrowhead Conference play.

 

Sandburg (12-8, 2-2) led 30-24 at halftime. Sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) led the Chargers with 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting, and sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 17 points for Sandburg.

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Jan. 28, 2014
MALTA—Nationally ranked Kishwaukee jumped to a big first-half lead and went on to beat the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team 60-36 on Saturday afternoon in Arrowhead Conference play.

 

Freshman forwards Alex Strom (Victoria, Ill./Galva) and Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) each had seven points to lead the Chargers (8-8, 1-2), who have three losses to nationally ranked opponents this season.

 

The Kougars, ranked...

Jan. 24, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball home games scheduled for Jan. 23 against Kishwaukee that were postponed have been rescheduled for Saturday afternoon at Kishwaukee. The women’s game will start at 1 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 3 p.m.
 

The teams’ games originally scheduled for Feb. 18 at Kishwaukee will now be at home for Sandburg, with the women’s game at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.
 

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Jan. 22, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball teams’ Arrowhead Conference games scheduled for Thursday evening against Kishwaukee at John M. Lewis Gymnasium have been postponed because of inclement weather.
 

Makeup dates for the games have yet to be announced.
 

The next scheduled game for both teams is Tuesday at Highland. The women’s game will tip off at 5 p.m. and the men’s contest at 7 p.m.
 

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Jan. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—Back-to-back three-point plays in the second half by sophomore forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) and sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) sparked the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 66-63 Arrowhead Conference win over Black Hawk on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

With the Chargers (12-7, 2-1) trailing 54-50 with 6 minutes, 40 seconds left, Wendling converted a three-point play and Hubbard...

Jan. 21, 2014
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team’s Arrowhead Conference game scheduled for this evening against Black Hawk at John M. Lewis Gymnasium has been canceled because of a lack of players for Black Hawk.
 

The Sandburg men’s basketball team’s game against Black Hawk will go on as scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
 

The next game for the Chargers women’s team is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday at home against Kishwaukee. The men’s...

Jan. 21, 2014
EAST PEORIA—Third-ranked Illinois Central handed the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 68-37 loss on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Cougars (16-2) jumped to a 34-17 lead at halftime and held the Chargers (8-7) to 25 percent from the floor for the contest (13 of 52). Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 11 points, including three 3-pointers. Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Asotria, Ill./Astoria) and...

Jan. 17, 2014
OGLESBY—Sophomore forward Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) scored a career-high 29 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran away from Illinois Valley in the second half for a 78-47 Arrowhead Conference victory on Thursday night.

 

Brown hit 13 of 18 shots, including two 3-pointers, and easily surpassed his previous career high of 16 points from Dec. 7 against St. Ambrose JV. The Chargers (11-7, 1-1) also got 10...

Jan. 17, 2014
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team couldn’t come back after getting off to a slow start in a 78-72 Arrowhead Conference loss Thursday at Illinois Valley.

 

The Chargers (8-6, 1-1) fell behind 28-6 and were held without a field goal until 7 minutes, 40 seconds remained in the first half. Despite the early struggles, Sandburg made a big run to close the gap to 32-27 at halftime, but the Eagles (6-8, 1-2) were able to hang on.

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