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Feb. 2, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team lost 63-62 in overtime to Highland on Saturday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in an Arrowhead Conference contest.
 

The Chargers (7-14, 1-6) led 62-58 in overtime before the Cougars (11-10, 4-3) scored the game’s final five points, capped by Marisha Moore’s 3-pointer from the top of the key with 28 seconds left. Sandburg had a chance to win in the closing seconds, but sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (...

Jan. 30, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team couldn’t hold on to a three-point lead at halftime and had its five-game winning streak snapped with a 69-62 loss on Tuesday at Black Hawk in an Arrowhead Conference game.

 

The Chargers (15-7, 4-2), ranked 21st in this week’s NJCAA Division II poll, led 40-37 at halftime. Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) led Sandburg with 17 points and freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./...

Jan. 30, 2013
MOLINE—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team dropped an Arrowhead Conference game 69-63 at Black Hawk on Tuesday.

 

The teams went into halftime tied 26-26. Freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) had a team-leading 15 points for the Chargers (7-13, 1-5) and was the only Sandburg player to reach double figures.

 

Rayven Morrow and Lauren Ickes each scored a game-high 19 for Black Hawk.

 

“We got dominated in the paint...

Jan. 29, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team nearly cracked the top 20 in the latest NJCAA Division II poll, which was released Tuesday.

 

The Chargers (15-6, 4-1) finished three points away from tying Phoenix for 20th in the rankings. Sandburg’s eight points matched Waubonsee for the most among other schools receiving votes. This is the first time this season the Chargers have garnered votes.

 

Sandburg will put its five-game...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games with a 71-57 nonconference victory at Elgin on Saturday.

 

Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) had a team-leading 16 points and freshman guard Dylan Ervin (Washington, Ind./Washington) scored a season-high 12 for the Chargers (15-6), who lead 28-18 at halftime.

 

“Today was a big win for us. Elgin is very good on their home court and...

Jan. 28, 2013
ELGIN—The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team was unable to extend its winning streak to three games following a 63-49 loss on Saturday in a nonconference game at Elgin.

 

The Chargers (7-12), coming off Thursday’s upset victory over No. 17 Illinois Valley, trailed 39-26 at halftime. Freshman forward Marysa Remick (ROWVA) scored 13 to lead Sandburg. Elgin’s Carly Saraceno had a game-high 20 points.

 

“We didn’t play real well the...

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team used a big second half to beat Illinois Valley 77-65 in an Arrowhead Conference contest Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers (14-6, 4-1) won for the fourth straight game and the fifth time in six contests. Sandburg is in second place in the conference, a half-game behind Highland.
 

Freshman forward Aaron Powers (Springfield, Ill./Lanphier) led another balanced scoring...

Jan. 24, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Makenzie Frank (Knoxville) scored a team-high 16 points and the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team upset 17th-ranked Illinois Valley 63-58 for its first Arrowhead Conference victory on Thursday at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (7-11, 1-4) took a lasting lead at 50-48 on a putback by freshman guard Jordyn Chasteen (Canton) with 7 minutes, 28 seconds to play. A Frank 3-pointer followed by a layup from freshman guard...

Jan. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Rushville-Industry High School senior Kattie Haywood has signed to play next season for the Carl Sandburg College volleyball team.

 

Haywood, a 5-foot-8 middle hitter/outside hitter, had 124 kills, 151 digs, 37 aces and 16 blocks for the Rockets this past season. She also was an all-Prairieland Conference honorable mention selection.

 

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Kattie Haywood

Jan. 22, 2013
GALESBURG—Sophomore guard Seth Wickert (Macomb, Ill./Macomb) scored a season-high 25 points and was one of five Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball players to reach double figures as the Chargers beat Monmouth College JV 80-72 on Monday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.

 

Sandburg (13-6) led 36-28 at halftime and shot 27 for 33 from the free-throw line as it won its third straight game and for the fourth time in five contests.

 

Sophomore...

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...

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