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2019 Little Lion’s League Baseball Postseason Tournament Schedule

All games played at Harmon Park in Monmouth Monday, June 24th: 5:30 Stanton Insurance vs. Stombaugh Law Office 7:30 Whitman Law Office vs. Distin & Doyle Optometry Tuesday, June 25th 5:30 Winners of Monday’s games 7:30 Losers of Monday’s games Wednesday, June 26th 5:30 Elimination game Thursday, June 27th 5:30 Championship game Friday, June 28th…
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Third Annual Ride for Ryder Taking Place this Saturday

The third annual Ride for Ryder is taking place Saturday, June 29 with a shotgun start at eight o’ clock in the morning. The ride will start at Midwest Bank on 200 E. Broadway in Monmouth. Registration for the ride will begin at seven o’clock, costs $25, and includes a T-shirt and water bottle. This…
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All Good Things Must Come to an End

What a 2019 season. The Western Illinois baseball team (22-31) recorded the most single-season wins in 12 years to go alongside the most Summit League victories ever (16), but unfortunately, it all came to an end Thursday (May 23) afternoon. Both Western and South Dakota State faced elimination in game three of the Summit League…
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SCOTS’ SHEETZ, McDONALD NAMED D3BASEBALL.COM ALL-REGION

MONMOUTH, Ill. – For the second time in as many years, the Monmouth College baseball team has landed two players on an All-Region team. D3baseball.com today named seniors Alex Sheetz (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville) and Tyler McDonald (Tremont, Ill./Tremont) to its All-Central Region team.       A side-arming reliever, Sheetz was named to the second team after appearing…
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Conference Champion Chargers Put 6 on All-Arrowhead Conference Softball Team

GALESBURG — After claiming the first Arrowhead Conference title in school history, the Carl Sandburg College softball team was rewarded with a league-high six players on the All-Arrowhead Team. Sophomore pitcher Kylie Stineman (New Boston, Ill./Mercer County) earned the honor for the second straight season and was joined on the team by sophomore pitcher/designated player…
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Sandburg Lands 4 Players on All-Region IV Baseball Team

GALESBURG — Four Carl Sandburg College baseball players have been voted to the All-Region IV Division II Team for their play for the Chargers this spring. Sophomore shortstop Braedon Blackford (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame) was named first-team all-region, while freshman pitcher Jackson Porter (LaHarpe, Ill./Illini West), sophomore third baseman Jordan Chandler (Erie, Ill./Erie) and sophomore catcher/designated…
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Trio of Leathernecks Garner First Team Recognition

The Summit League announced its 2019 postseason awards list Tuesday (May 21), and the Western Illinois baseball team was well represented with a trio of first-team selections: CJ Schaeffer Jr., Drue Galassi, and Javin Drake.  CJ Schaeffer Jr. | Catcher | Sr. | Lake St. Louis, Mo. (Timberland) A Second Team All-Summit selection a season ago, Schaeffer stamped his…
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LATE INJURY SIDELINES MONMOUTH’S HINTZ FOR NCAA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Graduating last week with a degree in business, Monmouth College’s John Hintz had one more order of business before his college career wound down. But his plans to make one last trip to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships were derailed after an injury last week forced his early…
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MVP Chandler Leads 8 for Sandburg on All-Arrowhead Conference Team

GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College baseball team nearly filled out its own All-Arrowhead Conference team. After winning their second straight Arrowhead Conference championship, the Chargers placed a league-high eight players on the all-conference team, including the Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row. Sophomore third baseman Jordan Chandler (Erie, Ill./Erie) was…
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3-PEAT! Sandburg Wins 3rd Straight Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Title

GALESBURG — Make it a three-peat for Carl Sandburg College. The Chargers won their third straight Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Award in 2018-19, thanks in large part to a historic season that saw them claim three conference titles for just the second time in program history. The Arrowhead Conference All-Sports Award is determined by calculating the…
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CHAMPS! Sandburg Softball Clinches 1st Arrowhead Conference Title

GALESBURG — For the first time ever, Carl Sandburg College is home to the Arrowhead Conference softball champion. Needing a sweep to make school history, the Chargers (29-23, 16-2) turned in a championship-caliber performance Saturday afternoon, sweeping Black Hawk 9-1 and 6-1 at the Bill Hungate Baseball/Softball Complex in their regular-season finale. After Friday’s doubleheader…
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Monmouth College Men's and Women's Basketball Split vs. Lawrence

The Monmouth College women shook off Lawrence in the first quarter and never looked back in a 68-51 win over the Vikings to remain in a two-way tie with Ripon for first in the Midwest Conference. After three ties and two lead changes, Shayne Smith’s layup-and-one with 3:20 left in the opening quarter gave the…
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