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Feb. 28, 2015
ELGIN — Hot-shooting Waubonsee jumped to an early lead and ended the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team’s season with a 75-54 loss Saturday night in the semifinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

The second-seeded Chiefs (19-12) advance to face No. 4 McHenry, which upset top seed Black Hawk East in Saturday’s first semifinal, in next weekend’s championship. Sixth-seeded Sandburg (10-17) was denied its first region championship game appearance...

Feb. 26, 2015
GRAYSLAKE — Lake County scored the go-ahead basket on a layup with 1 second left to end the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team’s season with a 67-65 loss Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

The defending champion Chargers (15-16) were unable to close out a game they led 41-22 at halftime and by as much as 21 in the second half. The third-seeded Lancers (21-10) advance to face No. 2 seed South Suburban in Sunday’s semifinals...

Feb. 26, 2015
MOLINE — Freshman guard McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) had game highs of 24 points and 14 rebounds and hit a big shot in the final minute as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team held on to beat Black Hawk 58-54 on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Region IV tournament.
 

The sixth-seeded Chargers (10-16) advance to face No. 2 seed Waubonsee or No. 7 seed Illinois Valley in the semifinals at 6 p.m. Saturday at Elgin....

March 3, 2015
GALESBURG — ALL Carl Sandburg College campuses will have a delayed start time of 10:30 a.m. today, March 3.

 

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Feb. 23, 2015
GALESBURG — Both Carl Sandburg College basketball teams will open their respective Region IV tournaments Thursday on the road.
 

The Sandburg men’s team will begin the defense of its Region IV tournament title in the quarterfinals at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at third-seeded Lake County (20-10). The sixth-seeded Chargers (15-15) also opened last year’s tournament on the road against the Lancers, winning that first-round game 80-73.
 

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Feb. 19, 2015
GALESBURG — Sauk Valley missed four straight free throws in the final 22.4 seconds but held on the beat the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team 63-60 Thursday on Sophomore Night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

The Skyhawks (15-14, 4-7) finished 3 of 17 from the free-throw line and missed the front end of two straight one-and-bonus tries in the closing seconds that kept the Chargers’ hopes alive in their regular-season finale. Sandburg (15-15, 5-7),...

Feb. 19, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team nearly ruined Sauk Valley’s bid for a perfect Arrowhead Conference season, but the Skyhawks pulled away late to hand the Chargers a 62-56 loss Thursday on Sophomore Night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Playing their final game of the regular season, the Chargers (9-16, 4-6) hung tough with the conference champions throughout and took their first lead of the game at 55-54 on a 3-pointer by freshman...

Feb. 19, 2015
GALESBURG — Saturday’s scheduled events as part of the Carl Sandburg College Athletics Reunion have been postponed because of anticipated inclement weather and will be rescheduled for a later date.

 

However, Friday’s viewings of “Hoovey,” which shares the inspirational story of former Chargers men’s basketball player Eric Elliott, will go on as scheduled at 4 and 7 p.m. Friday in the Fine Arts Theater (Room F118) on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Freshman guard McKenna Weaver (Bartonville, Ill./Limestone) and sophomore forward Julia Isenhour (Clinton, Iowa/Prince of Peace) each notched double-doubles as the Carl Sandburg College women’s basketball team rolled past Highland 60-45 in Arrowhead Conference action Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium.
 

Back to playing full-time minutes after battling an ankle injury, Weaver poured in a team-high 21 points and added 10 boards. Isenhour...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Highland scored nine of the final 11 points as it rallied to hand the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team an 80-73 overtime loss Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium in Arrowhead Conference action.
 

The Chargers (15-14, 5-6) played their second straight OT contest at home after failing to put the Cougars (13-15, 5-5) away early on. Sandburg scored the game’s initial 11 points in the first 21Ž2 minutes and led by as much as 12 in the...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College men’s and women’s basketball Sophomore Night contests Thursday against Sauk Valley will be broadcast live on Sunny 97.7 WMOI and www.977wmoi.com.

 

Coverage of the Chargers’ regular-season finales at John M. Lewis Gymnasium will begin at 5:15 p.m. The women’s contest will tip off at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m. Sophomore Night festivities will take place between the games.

 

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Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — Students in Carl Sandburg College’s art and welding programs will test their mettle against one another with a friendly competition Feb. 28 in Building G on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

The second annual event pairs one art student and one welding student, who will have from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to create a welded sculpture. Former Sandburg student John Henrikson will serve as juror to select a best-of piece. The event is...

Feb. 17, 2015
GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College’s Chi Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 21 in the Student Center on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.

 

All proceeds will go to Sandburg’s PTK chapter to fund student travel to educational conferences in San Antonio, Texas, and Albuquerque, N.M. Any items remaining from the sale will be donated to the Galesburg Rescue Mission.

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Feb. 16, 2015
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College will host the 32nd annual Knox County Association for Home and Community Education (KCAHCE) Class Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
 

Class Day allows participants to attend up to five classes in eight categories for $25 and includes lunch. There will be 53 classes offered, covering topics such as arts and crafts; technology; recreation/gardening; home and personal;...

Feb. 16, 2015
GALESBURG — Three Galesburg High School students tied for the individual championship and Monmouth-Roseville won its fourth straight combined-division title at the 34th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Thursday at Carl Sandburg College’s Main Campus in Galesburg.

 

More than 175 students from Abingdon-Avon, AlWood, Bushnell-Prairie City, East Moline United Township, Galesburg, Farmington,...

Feb. 13, 2015
CARTHAGE — Gretchen Sadler of Hamilton High School was crowned the individual champion and Illini West won the team title of the 34th annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge regional competition Tuesday at Carl Sandburg College’s Branch Campus in Carthage.

 

More than 70 students from Hamilton, Illini West, Warsaw, West Central and West Prairie high schools were tested in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering...

Feb. 13, 2015
MALTA — Freshman guard Trevor Lay (Kewanee, Ill./Wethersfield) scored a season-high 21 points off the bench, but the Carl Sandburg College men’s basketball team fell 79-71 at No. 8 Kishwaukee in Arrowhead Conference action Tuesday night.

 

Looking to knock off the conference’s first-place team for the second straight game, the Chargers (15-13, 5-5) trailed 40-35 at halftime. The Kougars (25-4, 7-1) were able to hang on, thanks in part of a 29-for-38...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College, Parkland College and Joliet Junior College recently received a joint three-year grant from the Department of Education’s Title VI Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Education program.

 

Totaling $374,096, the grant was one of 31 awarded to community colleges and universities during the 2014-15 academic year. The grant allows faculty to participate in 10-day site visits and students to...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College is seeking enthusiastic and creative instructors to teach classes for its Kids on Campus summer program Aug. 3-7 on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. This event attracts several students each year from across the College’s district and offers classes in a variety of subjects to children in grades K-6.

 

Instructors are needed in many subject areas and are encouraged to submit proposals for classes they...

Feb. 12, 2015
GALESBURG — Calling all Chargers! The Carl Sandburg College Athletics Reunion will take place Feb. 20-21, with several events for former Chargers athletes, including film screenings featuring the story of a former Sandburg men’s basketball player as well as alumni basketball and volleyball games.

 

The weekend kicks off with special screenings of “Hoovey,” a full-length feature film that shares the inspirational story of former Charger Eric Elliott....

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