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DIXON—Carl Sandburg College cross country members Haley Bolliger and Derek Foley each qualified for the NJCAA Division I national championships at Saturday’s Region IV championship at Sauk Valley Community College.

 

Bolliger (below, left), a freshman from Tremont, finished fourth in the 5-kilometer women’s race after crossing the finish line in 20 minutes, 5 seconds. She was 58 seconds behind champion Ali Proffitt of College of DuPage. Foley (below, right), a sophomore from...

Oct. 26, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College TRIO Upward Bound program has been awarded a new five-year grant cycle that runs through August 2017.

 

“Having the TRIO Upward Bound program funded for another grant cycle is a great accomplishment for this institution and for the community,” said Tony Bentley, director of TRIO Upward Bound at Sandburg. “The success of this program is directly connected to the support Upward Bound receives from not only Carl Sandburg...

Oct. 25, 2012
MALTA—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team closed its regular season with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-21 loss at 16th-ranked Kishwaukee on Tuesday in Arrowhead Conference action.

 

Freshman setter Lexa Mahr led the Chargers with 26 assists and five digs, and sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey had team-highs of 10 kills and two blocks for Sandburg.

 

Freshman outside hitter Courtney Learned added six kills and sophomore outside hitter Mercedes...

Oct. 23, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College and Bellevue University have partnered to ensure that students who graduate from Sandburg will have their associate degree and other credits transfer smoothly to Bellevue University, allowing them to complete their bachelor’s degree in as little as 15 months.

 

The partnership allows students to apply and transfer their credits to Bellevue University at no cost. Students who earn their associate degree at Sandburg will have...

Oct. 22, 2012
KANKAKEE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team lost 2-1 to Kankakee on Monday in the opening round of the Region IV tournament.
 

Kankakee scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick in the 36th minute after Sandburg defender Connor Benson was called for a handball in the box.
 

“There was nobody really around him, and he went to kick it and the ball popped straight up and hit his hand,” Chargers coach Allen Eskridge said. “It was...

Oct. 16, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 30 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2012 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at Hamilton High School, 1100 Keokuk St., Hamilton.

 

The following schools are scheduled to attend:
 

Ashford University
Augustana College
Bellevue University
Blackburn College
Carl Sandburg College
Eastern Illinois University
...

Oct. 19, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host representatives from nearly 50 colleges, universities and vocational schools during College Night 2012 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 in John Lewis Gymnasium on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

The following schools are scheduled to attend:

 

Ashford University
Augustana College
Bellevue University
Benedictine University
Blackburn College
Bradley...

Oct. 18, 2012
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College has been named the national champion in the Small Colleges Category of the eighth annual Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education. This is the sixth year in a row Sandburg has been named one of the top 10 colleges in its category, which includes schools with less than 5,000 students.

 

“Carl Sandburg College is thrilled to be recognized as the No. 1 community college in our category for...

BYRON—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team qualified for the NJCAA Division II national tournament for the third time in four years after finishing second at the Region IV tournament Oct. 6 at PrairieView Golf Course.
 

The Chargers shot 951 for the three-day tournament, edging Elgin by one shot for the second and final national-qualifying spot. Black Hawk won the tournament with a three-day total of 916. Black Hawk’s Cody Bender was the medalist with a 224.
 

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Oct. 17, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team picked up a much-needed victory and raised money for a much-needed cause Wednesday night at John Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Chargers beat Black Hawk 25-19, 11-25, 26-24, 25-13 in an Arrowhead Conference match and donated proceeds from their Pink Out Night to Braves coach Mary Davis, a breast cancer survivor who is now battling bone cancer.
 

Sandburg (13-11, 6-5) used a 7-0 run to take control of...

Oct. 17, 2012
OGLESBY—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team evened its Arrowhead Conference record with a 26-24, 15-25, 25-19, 21-25, 18-16 victory at Illinois Valley on Tuesday night.

 

Freshman setter Lexa Mahr had 35 assists, 11 kills, six digs and an ace for the Chargers (12-11, 5-5), and sophomore outside hitter Mercedes Sazone notched 10 kills and 11 digs.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey had a team-leading 17 kills along with four blocks...

Oct. 15, 2012
DIXON—Haley Bolliger and Derek Foley each posted eighth-place finishes to lead the Carl Sandburg College cross country teams at the Sauk Valley Invite on Saturday.

 

Bolliger crossed the line in the 5-kilometer women’s race in 20 minutes, 46 seconds to pace the Chargers, who finished seventh in the team standings with 161 points. Sophomore Sara Pille finished in 21:41 for 23rd place, and sophomore Lindsay Beach was 34th in 22:38. Freshman Abbie Billeter...

Oct. 15, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team lost to Waubonsee 26-24, 18-25, 25-20, 25-23 on Friday night in a nonconference match at John Lewis Gymnasium.

 

The Chargers (11-11) were led by freshman setter Lexa Mahr’s 40 assists, nine kills and four digs. Sophomore libero Dani Lessard added 12 digs and three kills, and sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey had a team-high 17 kills to go along with four aces, four digs and two blocks. Freshman...

Oct. 15, 2012
SUGAR GROVE—The Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team was shut out 5-0 by Waubonsee on Saturday in a Region IV Champions Division match to close the regular season.

 

Waubonsee took a 2-0 lead into halftime and outshot Sandburg 18-12 in the contest. The Chargers (5-4-1, 4-3-1) will learn their opponent for the first round of the Region IV playoffs on Monday.

 

“We knew going in that they would be the best team we had faced this year, so we...

Oct. 12, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Galesburg Police Benevolent & Protective Association Unit 19/Bill Herrin Memorial Scholarship to Sandburg student Jacob Morrison of North Henderson.

 

Morrison was awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time criminal justice student with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.

 

For more information about scholarships...

Oct. 12, 2012
LINCOLN—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team took the first two sets but lost to Lincoln College 25-27, 18-25, 25-20, 25-15, 15-12 in a nonconference match Thursday night.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey had 24 kills, five digs and three blocks for the Chargers (11-10) while freshman setter Lexa Mahr added 47 assists, seven kills and five digs. Freshman middle hitter Caitlin McVay had 12 kills and three blocks, and sophomore outside hitter...

Oct. 5, 2012
BYRON—The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team is in second place after Thursday’s opening round of the Region IV tournament at PrairieView Golf Course.

 

The Chargers shot 318 as a team and trail defending champion Black Hawk by 12 shots. The top two teams qualify for the NJCAA Division II national tournament, which be be played at Goose Pond Village in Scottsboro, Ala.

 

Sophomore Nick Gustafson shot 36 on the back nine and finished with a 4...

Oct. 5, 2012
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team swept Monmouth JV 25-15, 28-26, 25-21 on Thursday evening.

 

Sophomore middle hitter Caitlyn Godfrey posted a team-high 18 kills along with 11 digs and a block for the Chargers (8-8). Freshman setter Lexa Mahr had 31 assists, three kills and a block, and sophomore libero Dani Lessard had a Sandburg-best 17 digs and three aces. Freshman middle hitter Caitlin McVay had eight kills, four aces and two blocks,...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Rebecca Parke Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution scholarships to students Kelly Adams, Rebecca Taylor and Thomas Tribbett, all of Galesburg.

 

All three scholarships are awarded for the 2012-2013 academic year. Adams and Tribbett each received $500 scholarships and Taylor received a $200 scholarship.

 

For more information about scholarships available to...

Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College Foundation has awarded the Brad Johnson Memorial Scholarship, donated annually through the Western Illinois Builders Association, to students Janayle Franey of Oneida, Madyson Glisan of Abingdon, Quentin Hagen of Galesburg, John Lambert of Oneida, Hayley Mills of Altona and Nicholas Putnam of Abingdon.

 

All six students were awarded a $500 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. This scholarship is awarded to...

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