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April 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The 20th-ranked Carl Sandburg College softball team extended its winning streak to nine games with a pair of 4-3 victories over Black Hawk on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

 

The Chargers (26-16, 12-4), who jumped into the NJCAA Division II rankings earlier in the day, scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning of each game to maintain their lead atop the Arrowhead Conference standings. Sandburg...

April 24, 2013
GALESBURG—Michael Harp and Connor Shaw each drove in two runs as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team beat Southeastern Iowa 6-4 on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

 

The Chargers (15-18) took an early lead with a three-run third inning, but Southeastern scored four in the top of the fifth to go ahead. Shaw tied it in the bottom half of the inning when he scored on a passed ball. Sandburg took the lead in the sixth on...

April 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team came in tied for 20th in the latest NJCAA Division II rankings, which were released Wednesday. It’s the first time the Chargers (24-16, 10-4) have received votes in the poll this season. Sandburg tied East Central (Mo.) for the final spot in the top 20.
 

The Chargers’ appearance in the poll comes on the heels of Sunday’s doubleheader sweep at Illinois Valley, which featured a pair of extra-inning victories...

April 23, 2013
GALESBURG—Ashlynn Hawotte of Sherrard High School has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College softball team.
 

Hawotte, a 5-foot-7 pitcher, was part of a Tigers team that finished 29-7 and placed fourth in the Class 2A state tournament last season. She finished 2-0 with a 2.21 ERA in 15 games as a junior and was named MVP at the ASA state tournament in Mattoon last summer.
 

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Ashlynn Hawotte

April 23, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team’s Arrowhead Conference match hosted by Highland that was scheduled for this afternoon has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. It has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. May 7 at Park Hills Golf Course in Freeport.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled event is an Arrowhead match hosted by Illinois Valley at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle.
 

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April 23, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today against Black Hawk at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex has been postponed because of inclement weather. The games will be made up at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

 

Sandburg (24-16, 10-4) has won seven in a row, 14 of its last 15 and is 17-3 in April. The Chargers are in sole possession of first place in the conference and have won...

April 23, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 2 p.m. today against Black Hawk at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex has been postponed because of inclement weather. The games will be made up at 2 p.m. Thursday.

 
Also, the Chargers’ home game originally scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday against Southeastern Iowa has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday.

 
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April 23, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 2 p.m. today against Black Hawk at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex has been postponed because of inclement weather. The games will be made up at 2 p.m. Thursday.

 
Also, the Chargers’ home game originally scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday against Southeastern Iowa has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday.

 
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April 22, 2013
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College softball team swept 20th-ranked Illinois Valley in a pair of extra-inning games Sunday to move into first place in the Arrowhead Conference. The Chargers won the opener 8-3 in 10 innings and took Game 2 7-5 in nine innings.

 

Sandburg (24-16, 10-4) has won seven in a row, 14 of its last 15 and is 17-3 in April. The Chargers have won their last eight conference games and control their own destiny in the Arrowhead race....

April 22, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team extended its winning streak to five games by sweeping a nonconference doubleheader with Spoon River on Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers routed Spoon River 16-0 in the opener and won Game 2 3-2 in eight innings.

 

Lindsay Lippert opened the eighth-inning rally by reaching on catcher’s interference and moved up to third before Kaylee Moseley delivered a walk-off...

April 22, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team dropped both games of a nonconference doubleheader with McHenry on Sunday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers lost the opener 6-2 and fell 11-10 in Game 2.

 

Sandburg (14-18) came up short in Game 2 despite knocking out 14 hits. Josh Swank led the Chargers offensively by going 3 for 4 with a pair of RBIs, including a solo home run in the third. Connor Shaw also drove in two...

April 22, 2013
MOLINE—Carl Sandburg College pitchers surrendered just six runs on 12 hits for the afternoon, but the Chargers lost a pair of Arrowhead Conference games at Black Hawk on Saturday, falling 5-1 in Game 1 and 1-0 in Game 2.

 

Sandburg (14-16, 5-7) struck first in the opener on Andrew Sprenke’s single in the first inning to plate Billy King. It remained that way until Black Hawk scored four in the fifth and added another run in the sixth against starting...

April 22, 2013
CHAMPAIGN—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team held on in Game 2 to earn a split with Parkland on Friday. The Chargers lost the opener 12-1 in five innings before beating the Cobras 9-7 in the nightcap.

 

Sandburg (14-14) stormed to an 9-3 lead through its half of the fourth inning in Game 2. The bottom of the order did most of the damage for the Chargers as 6-7-8 batters Connor Shaw, Travis Windsor and Lucas Giertz combined for seven RBIs. Shaw drove...

April 19, 2013
GALESBURG—Winners of the 24th annual Carl Sandburg College Poetry Awards were honored at a ceremony Thursday evening at the Student Center on the College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.
 

Winners were selected in three divisions: elementary (first through fifth grade), intermediate (sixth through 12th grade) and adult. Contest winners were invited to read their poems and accepted their certificates and prizes that were donated by Sandburg. All winning poems...

April 18, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference home doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today against Sauk Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. The games have been rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 25.
 

Sandburg (20-16, 8-4) has won 10 of its last 11 games and is 13-3 in April.
 

 

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April 17, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Kishwaukee has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. A makeup date has yet to be announced.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is at 3 p.m. Friday at Parkland.
 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule
 

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April 17, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team’s Arrowhead Conference match scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Lake Bracken Country Club has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. April 30.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled event is an Arrowhead match hosted by Illinois Valley at 1:30 p.m. April 19 at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle.
 

Carl Sandburg College men’s golf schedule
 

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April 17, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s home doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today against John Wood has been canceled because of anticipated inclement weather.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at 3 p.m. Thursday against Sauk Valley at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. Sandburg (20-16, 8-4) has won 10 of its last 11 games and is 13-3 in April.
 

 

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April 16, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s pitching staff tossed 18 scoreless innings as the Chargers swept an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader with Highland on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. Sandburg (13-13, 5-5) won the opener 2-0 and took the nightcap 1-0 in 11 innings to even its overall and conference records.
 

Starter Brendan Butrimas tossed 6 2/3 shutout innings to lead the Chargers in the opener. The...

April 16, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College choir will host a visit by award-winning composer Mark Woodward on April 18-19 for the premiere of his new work, “The Cleverness of You,” which was commissioned to Woodward by the College and features lyrics by Sandburg student Jessica Froelich.
 

A reception to honor Woodward and Froelich will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at Covenant Church of Galesburg, 665 W. Dayton St. The Sandburg choir’s spring concert will...

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