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April 3, 2013
GALESBURG—Freshmen Zach Zwenger and Jon Kupfert each tossed complete games as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team swept a nonconference doubleheader against Spoon River on Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

 

Zwenger gave up five hits and struck out eight in the Chargers’ 11-3 victory in the opener while Kupfert scattered seven hits, struck out six and walked none in a 6-1 Sandburg win in Game 2.

 

A five-...

April 3, 2013
GALESBURG—The 18th annual Sandburg Days festival for the mind will take place April 17-20 to honor Galesburg-born, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Abraham Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg and his family by celebrating with the community through educational and recreational activities. A compete list of events for the Sandburg Days festival for the mind appears below and can be found online at www.sandburg.edu/festival.

 

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April 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team picked up its first Arrowhead Conference victory of the season in a doubleheader split with Illinois Valley on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. A late Chargers rally came up short in a 4-3 loss in the opener, but Sandburg took Game 2 8-6.
 

The Chargers (10-14, 1-3) grabbed a 4-2 lead in the third inning of Game 2 on a three-run double by shortstop Jordyn Chasteen and added...

April 2, 2013
GALESBURG—Quick starts were the story of the day as the Carl Sandburg College baseball team picked up an Arrowhead Conference split with Sauk Valley on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Skyhawks rode a six-run first inning to a 6-4 victory in Game 1 before Sandburg returned the favor in Game 2 for a 13-6 win.
 

Shortstop Brian Pflum went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and a pair of runs scored for the Chargers (5-8, 1-3) in the...

April 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Literacy Coalition is seeking volunteer tutors. Basic volunteer training sessions will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. April 7, 14 and 21 in Room 103 of George Davis Hall on the campus of Knox College.
 

Basic training is 16 hours. Twelve hours are completed in class, and the remaining four hours are individual and depend on the interest of the volunteer. Training, tutoring books and materials are free. Those who can’t attend...

April 2, 2013
ROCHESTER—The Carl Sandburg College softball team picked up a pair of five-inning shutout victories Monday at Robert Morris, winning 8-0 and 12-0 in a nonconference doubleheader.

 

Up 2-0 after two innings in Game 1, the Chargers (9-13) opened things up with a four-run third. Freshman outfielder Hannah Johnson (Chillicothe Illinois Valley Central) went 2 for 3 with a walk, a run scored and three RBIs to lead Sandburg’s offense. Sophomore pitcher Brooke...

April 1, 2013
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team opened its spring season with a fifth-place finish at the Fighting Scots Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Gibson Woods Golf Course.

 

The Chargers shot 307 and were in fifth place after Friday’s opening round and remained there after shooting 312 on Saturday for a 619 total in the nine-team tournament. Illinois Wesleyan won the event after totaling a 5-over-par 573.

 

Freshman Joey...

April 1, 2013
SOUTH HOLLAND—The Carl Sandburg College softball team pounded out 12 hits in a 7-1 victory over South Suburban before being held to two in an 8-0 loss on Saturday to split a nonconference doubleheader.

 

Leading 1-0 after two innings, the Chargers scored two runs in each of the middle three frames to blow open Game 1. Freshman outfielder Hannah Johnson (Chillicothe Illinois Valley Central) and sophomore pitcher Brooke Howard (Farmington) each had two hits...

April 1, 2013
CANTON—The Carl Sandburg College softball team allowed just two runs on nine hits in a doubleheader sweep of Spoon River on Friday. The Chargers won the opener 6-0 and took Game 2 4-2.

 

Sophomore pitcher Brooke Howard (Farmington) tossed a six-hit shutout to lead Sandburg in Game 1. She struck out three and didn’t issue a walk. The Chargers jumped to an early lead, plating three in the first inning and another in the second. Sophomore outfielder Lindsey...

April 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team opened the Arrowhead Conference season with a pair of losses to Sauk Valley on Saturday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers (4-7, 0-2) dropped the opener 5-3 and Game 2 4-1.

 

Sophomore outfielder Don Giamanco (St. Louis/Mehlville) led the Chargers at the plate in Game 1 by going 3 for 3 with a pair of RBIs. Sophomore Tim Chick (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth) allowed five runs (...

April 1, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball lost both games of a doubleheader Friday against Joliet, dropping Game 1 2-0 and the nightcap 4-2 at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.

 

Freshman left-hander Zach Zwenger (Glendale, Mo./Hazelwood West) allowed only two runs in seven innings, but the Chargers’ bats were held to only a single by freshman outfielder Josh Wade (St. Charles, Mo./Francis Howell Central), who also drew two walks....

March 28, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team lost 3-1 and 11-3 to Highland on Thursday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex on Thursday as the Chargers opened the Arrowhead Conference season.
 

Playing for the first time since March 15 and at home for the first time this season, the Chargers (4-12, 0-2) were held to two hits in the opener. Sandburg scored its lone run on Lindsay Lippert’s sixth-inning single. Sophomore pitcher...

March 26, 2013
GALESBURG—The 22nd annual Carl Sandburg College Career Expo will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 9 in John M. Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

The College is working in collaboration with the City of Galesburg and the cooperation of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, state Sen. John Sullivan, state Sen. Darin LaHood, state Rep. Don Moffitt, state...

March 26, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Kishwaukee has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. The games will be made up at 3 p.m. April 15.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is a home doubleheader at 3 p.m. Thursday against Highland at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex.
 

Carl Sandburg College softball schedule
 

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March 25, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College student creations are on display through May 4 for the spring 2013 Student Art Show in the Building D Gallery in the main lobby of the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. A reception for the artists will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. March 28 in the gallery.
 

The show features a total of 50 paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs by current Sandburg students. The juror for this year’s show is Chris...

March 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will offer three new certificate programs and one new associate in applied science program beginning with the 2013 fall semester to address the anticipated immediate need for trained workers for area railroad and manufacturing industries.
 

The College will offer associate in applied science and certificate programs for off-highway motive power electrical technician in addition to certificate programs in basic industrial and...

March 22, 2013
GALESBURG—The registration deadline is March 25 for the 20th annual Knox-Galesburg Symphony Young Pianists Competition. The competition will take place at 9 a.m. April 6 in Building F on Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

There is no cost to enter the competition, which is open to pianists who are 5 to 14 years old as of April 6 and live in Knox, Henry or Warren counties. Participants will compete in one of three...

March 21, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball player Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) has been named to the all-Region IV Division II District A first team and all-Arrowhead Conference second team for his play this season.
 

Wickert, a 6-foot-3 sophomore guard, tied for the team lead in scoring this season at 13.8 points per game. He also finished first on the team in field goal percentage (50 percent), 3-point percentage (38 percent), free throw...

March 21, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball player Marysa Remick (ROWVA) has been named to the all-Region IV Division II District L second team for her play this season.
 

Remick, a 5-foot-10 freshman forward, averaged team highs of 10.5 points and 5.6 rebounds per game for the Chargers this season. She also tied for second on the team in steals (24) and blocks (13). She recorded two double-doubles and reached double figures in scoring in 16 of...

March 20, 2013
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College Theatre presents a new drama, “Robert’s Here,” at 7 p.m. March 21-23 in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Set in an old house in Connecticut, the play surrounds Robert, a ghost played by Joe Winbigler of Galesburg. Robert’s past and present are mysteries to the new inhabitants of the house, Dave (Mark Thomas, Maquon) and Karen Williams (Emily Douglas, Monmouth). With the help...

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