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Monday, April 16, 2012

GALESBURG—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team split an Arrowhead Conference doubleheader with Kishwaukee on Sunday at the William “Bill” Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex. The Chargers took the opener 12-2 in six innings before losing Game 2 14-2 in five innings.


Sandburg (13-16, 6-4) opened the scoring in Game 1 with an eight-run fourth inning, then added two runs in both the fifth and sixth. Sophomore first baseman Josh Ellsworth went 2 for...

Monday, April 16, 2012

FREEPORT—The Carl Sandburg College softball team went 3-1 in the Highland East-West Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. The Chargers (17-25) lost their opener 9-1 to Waubonsee on Saturday before beating Elgin 8-3 later in the day. Sandburg then beat South Suburban 8-1 and Moraine Valley 13-4 on Sunday.


Lindsay Lippert drove in the only run against Waubonsee for the Chargers, who picked up just three hits in the contest, but they jumped to a 6-0...

Friday, April 13, 2012
MONMOUTH—The Carl Sandburg College baseball team defeated Monmouth JV 7-1 on Thursday.
Freshman right-hander Kyle Mesecher two allowed two hits in seven innings to pick up the victory. He struck out nine and walked three.
The Chargers (12-16) scored three runs in the first inning and added two in the second for an early 5-0 lead. Sophomore first baseman Josh Ellsworth doubled and drove in three runs, and Billy King, Don Giamanco and...