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April 16, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Illinois Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. A makeup date has yet to be announced.
 

The Chargers host John Wood at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex to kick off a stretch of four home doubleheaders in four days. Sandburg (20-16, 8-4) has won 10 of its last 11 games and is 13-3...

April 16, 2013
MALTA—The Carl Sandburg College softball team continued its hot streak by sweeping an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader Monday at Kishwaukee. The Chargers scored four eighth-inning runs to win the opener 9-5 in extra innings and shut out the Kougars 6-0 in Game 2.

 

A four-run fifth in Game 1 gave Sandburg (20-16, 8-4) a 5-3 lead, but Kishwaukee added one in the sixth and forced extras with a run in the bottom of the seventh. The Chargers came right back,...

April 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Alaskan Fiddling Poet Ken Waldman will lead a writers workshop at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Barn, 313 E. Third St., during the Sandburg Days festival for the mind.
 

The workshop, “Four Writing Prompts: The Beginning of Four New Stories or Poems,” will help participants start with the writing of four new pieces and develop strategies for beginning many more. The session is open to writers of all levels and...

April 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Poetry Slam founder and creator Marc Smith will lead the seventh annual Rootabaga Poetry Slam at 8 p.m. Friday, April 19 at 156 East banquet facility, located at 156 E. Main St., Galesburg. Top “slammers” from across the Midwest are expected to compete for cash prizes totaling $350.
 

There is no entry fee to compete. Admission is free, but freewill offerings will be accepted. Refreshments will be served, and a cash bar will be available. For...

April 15, 2013
GALESBURG—The Sandburg Days festival for the mind Photography Contest awards reception will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Sanderson Room of the Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St.
 

Entries for the contest may be turned in to the Galesburg Public Library through 8 p.m. April 16. A $25 cash prize will be awarded to the local amateur photographer who wins Best of Show, and a $20 gift certificate from The Frame Works will be...

April 15, 2013
MADISON, Wis.—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team had plenty of offensive production but was swept in a doubleheader Sunday at Madison (Wis.) Area Tech, losing 8-6 and 9-11.

 

Eighth- and ninth-place hitters Lucas Giertz and Brett Martinez each drove in a pair in the opener to lead the Chargers (11-13), who led 6-3 after their half of the third before surrendering five unanswered runs. Starter Zach Zwenger allowed eight runs (six earned) on nine hits...

April 15, 2013
FREEPORT—After failing to hold a seventh-inning lead in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Highland, the Carl Sandburg College baseball team came from behind late in Game 2 to win 4-2 and earn an Arrowhead Conference split with the Cougars.

 

The Chargers (11-13, 3-5) trailed 2-1 in Game 2 before tying the game in the sixth inning on Travis Windsor’s single that scored Blake Durflinger, who led off with a triple. Josh Wade broke the tie with a...

April 15, 2013
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College softball team went 3-1 at the Highland East-West tournament on Saturday and Sunday. The Chargers beat Muscatine (Iowa) 1-0 and Moraine Valley 2-0 on Saturday. They then lost 6-3 to Elgin on Sunday before rebounding to beat the Spartans 5-3 to close the tournament.

 

Brooke Howard threw a five-hit shutout in the win over Muscatine. The sophomore struck out only one and didn’t issue a walk. Sandburg scored the game’s lone...

April 12, 2013
GALESBURG—Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin High School senior Ryan Hickman has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College baseball team.
 

Hickman, a 6-foot, 195-pound first baseman, batted .345 with a .462 on-base percentage and team-leading 22 RBIs last summer for the Springfield Scorpions travel team.
 

“We are excited for Ryan to become a Charger,” Sandburg coach T.J. Lindburg said. “He is a big, strong kid who has the...

April 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team’s Arrowhead Conference match scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today at Illinois Valley has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. April 19 at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle.

The Chargers’ next scheduled event is an Arrowhead match hosted by Sandburg at 1:30 p.m. April 18 at Lake Bracken Country Club.

Carl Sandburg College men’s golf schedule

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April 11, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Highland has been postponed because of inclement weather and rescheduled for 3 p.m. April 22.
 

The Chargers are scheduled to play in the Highland East/West tournament Saturday and Sunday in Freeport. Sandburg has won five straight games and 11 of its last 14.

 

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April 10, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Welcome Center will hold a grand opening from 3 to 6 p.m. April 17 in Room B09 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

A ribbon-cutting ceremony with comments from Sandburg President Dr. Lori L. Sundberg, Vice President of Student Services Steve Norton and director of recruitment Dylana Carlson will take place at 4 p.m., and members of the Sandburg recruitment team will be on hand to answer questions...

April 10, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s doubleheader scheduled for 4 p.m. today at Muscatine (Iowa) has been postponed because of unplayable conditions. A makeup date has yet to be announced.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at noon Saturday at Highland.
 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule — http://sandburg.edu/athletics/2013-baseball-schedule
 

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April 10, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team’s doubleheader scheduled for 3 p.m. today against Lincoln at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex has been postponed because of unplayable conditions and rescheduled for noon April 28.

 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader at 3 p.m. Thursday at Highland. Sandburg has won five straight games and 11 of its last 14.
 

 

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April 9, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College softball team pushed its winning streak to five games with an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader sweep of Kishwaukee on Tuesday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers won the opener 11-7 and used a late outburst to take Game 2 10-2 in five innings.

 

After Sandburg (15-15, 6-4) opened Game 1 with a seven-run first inning, the Kougars returned the favor with seven runs in the top of the second...

April 9, 2013
GALESBURG—Galesburg High School’s Madison Fuller and Erie High School’s Skylar Neely-Houzenga have signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College women’s golf team.
 

Fuller, a 5-foot-3 senior, was part of the Silver Streaks team that won Western Big 6 Conference and Class AA regional titles in 2011, and she helped Galesburg qualify for the Class AA sectionals this past fall. Fuller didn’t begin to play golf competitively until her junior year of...

April 9, 2013
CARTHAGE—Carl Sandburg College, Spoon River College and Southeastern Iowa Community College will hold an adjunct faculty recruitment fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 at Sandburg’s Branch Campus in Carthage, 305 Sandburg Dr.

 

Applicants interested in teaching courses for college transfer requiring a master’s degree in specific disciplines in communications, fine arts, social sciences, math and science or in various career/technical fields with appropriate...

April 9, 2013
GALESBURG—Registration is now open for classes for the 2013 fall semester at Carl Sandburg College. One year of tuition at Sandburg can help you save more than $6,000 over attending a four-year public college and more than $26,000 over attending a four-year private college. Fall semester classes begin Aug. 19.
 

First-time Sandburg students should contact the Carl Sandburg College Welcome Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg at 309.345.3500 or...

April 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team’s Arrowhead Conference doubleheader scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kishwaukee has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. April 17.
 

The Chargers’ next scheduled game is a nonconference doubleheader at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Muscatine (Iowa).

 

Carl Sandburg College baseball schedule
 

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April 8, 2013
MOLINE—Brooke Howard and Grace Cleair each threw complete games as the Carl Sandburg College softball team swept Black Hawk in an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader on Saturday, winning 5-2 and 4-2.

 

After the Braves scored twice in the first inning of Game 1, the Chargers went ahead by scoring all five of their runs in the sixth, using five singles and a pair of Black Hawk errors. Corinne Heins scored the go-ahead run on an error with the bases loaded....

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