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Jan. 22, 2013
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak with a 63-54 victory at Monmouth JV on Monday.

 

Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) led the Chargers with 15 points, freshman forward Lexa Mahr (Macomb) added 13 and freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored 10 for the Chargers (6-11).

 

Sandburg led 28-19 at halftime. Tiffany Churchill scored a game-high 21 for the Fighting Scots.

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Jan. 18, 2013
KEWANEE—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored a team-leading 15 points and the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team earned a 68-60 Arrowhead Conference victory at Black Hawk East on Thursday.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored 14 and sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) added 10 points for the Chargers (12-6, 3-1), who led 36-32 at halftime. Sandburg has won three of its last four...

Jan. 18, 2013
KEWANEE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team couldn’t recover from a slow start and lost 58-48 at Black Hawk East on Thursday in an Arrowhead Conference contest.

 

The Chargers (5-10, 0-4) trailed 22-4 in the early going and 33-24 at halftime. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) and freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) each scored 10 points for Sandburg.

 

“We struggle to get a play started and have no chance until we start...

Jan. 17, 2013
GALESBURG—Delavan High School senior Tyler Inselmann has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College baseball team.
 

Inselmann, a 5-foot-9, 145-pound shortstop/second baseman, batted .325 with 19 runs, 15 RBIs and seven stolen bases for the Panthers during his junior season. He also had a 1-1 record and 3.28 ERA in six appearances on the mound, helping Delavan to a 21-10 record, the Tomahawk Conference championship and a Class 1A regional...

Jan. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures in a 77-65 Arrowhead Conference victory over Sauk Valley on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) paced the Chargers (11-6, 2-1) with 20 points – 10 in each half. Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit three 3-pointers and scored all 13 of his points in the second half as the...

Jan. 15, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) hit seven 3-pointers, but the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 68-62 to Sauk Valley on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in an Arrowhead Conference contest.
 

Sandburg (5-9, 0-3) took its largest lead of the night at 52-39 with 12 minutes, 52 seconds left before the Skyhawks (9-5, 1-1) mounted their comeback. Sauk Valley tied it at 55-55 with 5:09 to go and went ahead for good on...

Jan. 11, 2013
FREEPORT—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit seven 3-pointers and scored a season-best 23 points, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 76-68 at Highland on Thursday in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

The Chargers (10-6, 1-1) trailed 36-32 at halftime. Grover led all players in scoring, and freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) added 10 points for Sandburg. Sandburg led by five with 6 minutes to go before...

Jan. 11, 2013
FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost its second straight Arrowhead Conference game with a 78-56 defeat Thursday at Highland.

 

The Chargers (5-8, 0-2) trailed 44-29 at halftime and never got any closer. Freshman forward Lexa Mahr (Macomb) scored a career-high 12 points to lead Sandburg.

 

The Cougars (7-6, 1-0) had three players in double figures, led by Iesha Barkley’s game-high 17 points.

 

“This was...

Jan. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored a game-high 23 points and freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) hit four key free throws down the stretch to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to an 81-76 win over Kishwaukee on Tuesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in the teams’ Arrowhead Conference opener.

 

The Chargers (10-5, 1-0) rebounded from a home loss Saturday against Olive-Harvey to pick up their...

Jan. 8, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped its Arrowhead Conference opener 75-41 to Kishwaukee on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (5-7, 0-1), which had a three-game winning streak snapped, found itself down just 32-25 at halftime. A 10-2 burst gave Kishwaukee (12-6, 1-0) a 28-18 lead, but a layup by freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) and 3-pointer from sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) helped the...

Jan. 7, 2013
GALESBURG—Olive-Harvey rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 88-78 loss on Saturday afternoon at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (9-5) led by as much as 18 in the first half and still had a 43-31 advantage at halftime before Olive-Harvey came back for the victory. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for Sandburg.

 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./...

Jan. 5, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball game scheduled for 1 p.m. today against Olive-Harvey at John M. Lewis Gymnasium has been canceled. The men’s basketball game scheduled for 3 p.m. today at home against Olive-Harvey will go on as scheduled.

 

Both Sandburg teams will be back in action Tuesday against Kishwaukee at John M. Lewis Gymnasium to begin their Arrowhead Conference schedules. The women’s game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by...

Dec. 19, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored a career-high 24 points as the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team won 100-78 at McHenry County (4-6) on Tuesday.

 

Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) also had a career-high with 22 points as the Chargers (9-4) won their third in a row and for the fourth time in five games. Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored 15 and sophomore guard...

Dec. 19, 2012
CRYSTAL LAKE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory with a 52-33 win at McHenry County (2-10) on Tuesday.

 

Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a team-best 13 points and went 6 for 6 from the free-throw line as the Chargers (5-6) won for the fourth time in five games. Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) added 11 points for Sandburg, which led 23-17 at halftime.

 

The 33 points...

Dec. 17, 2012
RIVER GROVE—Sophomore guard Zach Grover (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 78-75 victory at Triton on Saturday afternoon.

 

Coming out of a timeout with 0.8 seconds left, sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) inbounded the ball to Grover, who drained the shot to give the Chargers (8-4) their third win in the last four games.

 

“What a big win for us...

Dec. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—It didn’t take long for the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team to turn the tables on John Wood.
 

The Chargers beat the Blazers 61-50 on Wednesday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium less than a month after losing to them on the road. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored a game-high 14 points and freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) added 13 points as Sandburg (4-6) avenged a 62-47 loss to the Blazers on Nov. 17 in Quincy....

Dec. 10, 2012
GALESBURG—Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) scored 15 points off the bench to lead the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team to a 72-59 victory over Clinton on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman guard Juwan Hubbard (Rockford, Ill./Guilford) and sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) each scored 12, and freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) added 10 points for the Chargers (7-4)....

Dec. 7, 2012
WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team lost 78-66 on Thursday at Southeastern Iowa. The Chargers (6-4) trailed 37-28 at halftime and cut Southeastern’s lead to as little as little as five points with 6 minutes, 3 second to go before the Blackhawks pulled away.

 

Freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) led Sandburg with 16 points.

 

“We just couldn’t quite get over the hump,” Chargers coach Ryan...

Dec. 5, 2012
GALESBURG—Another strong defensive effort led the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team to a 54-43 victory over Monmouth JV on Wednesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Freshman forward Destini Bollinger (Astoria) scored a game-high 12 points and fellow freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) added 10 points as the Chargers (3-6) won for the second time in three games. Sandburg has held opponents to 41 points per game during that stretch.

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Dec. 4, 2012
EUREKA—Four Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players scored in double figures as the Chargers won 78-54 at Eureka JV on Monday night.

 

Freshman forward Jeremy Brown (Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central), freshman forward Javauntae Hicks (Rockford, Ill./Auburn), freshman forward Mitch Wendling (Athens, Ill./Athens) and sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) each scored 10 points to pace the Chargers. Freshman guard Matt Sagona (...

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