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Grant Will Help Sandburg Prepare HS Students for College-Level Math

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Grant Will Help Sandburg Prepare HS Students for College-Level Math

A new grant awarded to Carl Sandburg College will be used to help prepare high school students for college-level math classes. The Sandburg Board of Trustees at its meeting Thursday night approved the acceptance of a Bridge and Transitions Grant from the Illinois Community College Board. Sandburg was one of 32 organizations in the state…

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More Lifetime Marks Fall for Scots’ Track at Large Invite

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on More Lifetime Marks Fall for Scots’ Track at Large Invite

Competing at the 16-team St. Ambrose Track and Field Invitational Saturday afternoon, Monmouth College turned in more career marks as the men’s team placed fourth and the women sixth. The women’s 60-meter dash again saw personal-bests fall in the prelims and finals. Cindy Ladner bettered her own PR from last week with an 8.09 in…

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Bailey to Step Down From AD, Coaching Positions at Sandburg, Move to Academic Advising Role

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Bailey to Step Down From AD, Coaching Positions at Sandburg, Move to Academic Advising Role

Carl Sandburg College athletic director, women’s basketball coach and women’s golf coach Mike Bailey has decided to step down from his administrative and coaching positions and will move into an academic advising role, beginning March 1. Bailey will finish the 2019-20 women’s basketball season with the Chargers before transitioning to his new position at Sandburg,…

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Scots’ Men Trim Foresters, Win Seventh Straight

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Scots’ Men Trim Foresters, Win Seventh Straight

Jan. 25 – men’s basketball – Lake Forest College at Monmouth College LFC 76MC 86 Box Score https://monmouthscots.com/sports/mens-basketball/stats/2019-20/lake-forest-college/boxscore/5840 Monmouth hit over 60 percent of their shots from the Glennie Gym floor Saturday to shade Lake Forest 86-76. The Scots built a 41-31 first half lead but had to hold off a Foresters surge in the second…

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Scots’ Women Lead Wire-to-Wire, Chops Down Lake Forest

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Scots’ Women Lead Wire-to-Wire, Chops Down Lake Forest

Jan. 25 – women’s basketball – Lake Forest College at Monmouth College LFC 51MC 76 Box Score https://monmouthscots.com/sports/womens-basketball/stats/2019-20/lake-forest-college/boxscore/5912 Monmouth scored early and often in Saturday’s 76-51 win over Lake Forest at Glennie Gym to pull within a game of first place in the Midwest Conference. Carley Turnbull opened the game for the Scots burying a 3-pointer…

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Galesburg Police Make Arrest with the help of Canine Zeus

By pwsadmin / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Galesburg Police Make Arrest with the help of Canine Zeus

Galesburg Police Department Press Release Contact:   Chief Idle, Galesburg Police Department  Phone:      309/343-9151 Galesburg, IL (January 24, 2020) The Galesburg Police Department responded to 835 S Chambers on Friday, January 24, 2020 in reference to a check the well being on the resident Heidi Nickas. Information was given that she was there with Christopher Nickas…

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Tessa J. West

By pwsadmin / January 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Tessa J. West

Tessa J. West, 38, of Marseilles, formerly of Galesburg, died at 12:24 a.m. Thursday, January 23, 2020, at home. Cremation will be accorded.  No visitation or service is planned at this time.  Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel is handling cremation arrangements for the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.h-p-w.com.

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Mary E. Hood

By pwsadmin / January 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Mary E. Hood

Mrs. Mary E. Hood, 87, of Galesburg, died at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at home. She was born February 19, 1932, in Galesburg, the daughter of Leo and Merle (Barbero) Epley. She married the love of her life, Russell Leo Hood on November 5, 1954, in Galesburg. He preceded her in death April…

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“A Touch of Sugar” Being Presented at Monmouth OSF

By pwsadmin / January 25, 2020 / Comments Off on “A Touch of Sugar” Being Presented at Monmouth OSF

OSF Holy Family Healthcare will be presenting the documentary “A Touch of Sugar” on January 27 at five pm in their Wellness Classroom. OSF will be showing a 32 minute clip from the documentary, which is narrated by Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis and is produced by America’s Diabetes Challenge. OSF Diabetes Education Coordinator Tina Canada…

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Coach Blender Inducted into IBCA Hall of Fame

By pwsadmin / January 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Coach Blender Inducted into IBCA Hall of Fame

Former Union, Southern, and West Central High School Basketball Coach Jay Blender is being inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Class of 2020. This is an honor that only 24 coaches in Illinois are selected to receive each year. Spanning 35 years of coaching, Blender has posted 401 career high school…

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