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Dec. 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to seven games with a 93-66 blowout of St. Ambrose JV on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Three sophomores in the Chargers frontcourt scored in double figures, led by a season-high 16 points from Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central). Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) added 14 points and Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) scored 13....

Dec. 9, 2013
LINCOLN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team split a pair of games Friday and Saturday in the Lincoln College Classic. The Chargers (5-4) dropped a 62-54 decision Friday evening against Lincoln Land before bouncing back to top the host Lynx 58-44 on Saturday afternoon.

 

Sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA) led the Chargers with 14 points and sophomore guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton, Ill./Canton) added five rebounds in the win...

Dec. 5, 2013
KEOKUK, Iowa—Southeastern (Iowa) rallied late to hand the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 60-55 loss on Wednesday night.

 

The Chargers (4-3) led 26-25 at halftime and had a 53-49 advantage in the second half before the Blackhawks went on an 11-2 run to close the game. Sophomore forward Marysa Remick scored a team-high 18 for Sandburg and was the only Chargers player in double figures.

 

DeJanique Nicholas scored 18 to pace...

Dec. 2, 2013
CLINTON, Iowa—Four players scored in double figures to help the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team beat Clinton (Iowa) 73-64 on Saturday and extend the Chargers’ winning streak to six games.

 

Freshman guard Reggie Anderson (Decatur, Ill./MacArthur) had a team-leading 17 points while sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored 13, sophomore forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored 12 and sophomore guard Zach Ziemba...

Nov. 26, 2013
GALESBURG—Second-ranked Illinois Central stormed to an early lead and handed the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team a 72-46 loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (4-2) opened the game with a 3-pointer by sophomore forward Marysa Remick (Victoria, Ill./ROWVA), but the Cougars (6-2) followed with a 17-0 run and never looked back. ICC led 39-18 at halftime.

 

Sophomore forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria, Ill./...

Nov. 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshman guard Vince Gooden (Markham, Ill./Tinley Park) scored a season-high 25 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won its fifth game in a row with a 78-59 victory over Lincoln Land on Saturday in the final game of the Sandburg Classic.

 

The Chargers (6-3) also hit a season-best nine 3-pointers as they went 2-0 in the modified round-robin tournament. Sophomore forward Jacob Warner (Galva, Ill./Galva) added 14 points for...

Nov. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) scored a game-high 34 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team rallied for a 92-89 overtime victory over North Central Missouri on Friday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the Sandburg Classic.
 

Hubbard, who posted a career-high 36 points against the Pirates in the teams’ first meeting this season, scored 27 points after halftime, including three free throws to force overtime...

Nov. 21, 2013
QUINCY—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team saw its unbeaten start come to an end with a 58-52 loss at John Wood on Wednesday.

 

The Chargers (4-1) trailed 31-20 at halftime, and the Blazers (3-4) built their advantage to as many as 16 points in the second half. Sandburg was able to cut its deficit to four with 1 minute, 30 seconds left but got no closer.

 

Freshman forward Sadee Hamilton (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) scored 10...

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 half court 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. 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...

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