Weaver making sports history at Knox

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Caleb Weaver, a junior outfielder/infielder and occasional right-handed pitcher on the Prairie Fire baseball team, who previously played baseball for Carl Sandburg College, is the first George Washington Gale Scholar [who] has participated in athletics at both CSC and Knox College

Weaver, a 2009 GHS graduate, played baseball for the Silver Streaks and was a forward on the boys basketball team. He also was a member of the Galesburg American Legion Post 285 baseball team…

He led the Chargers in virtually all of the major offensive categories under Sandburg coach T.J. Lindburg and ended his career with a .354 batting average — including a .400 mark his freshman year — 92 hits, 11 home runs, 67 RBIs, 56 runs scored and an on-base percentage well above .400 in 90 games…

“I like the fact that I stayed around,” Weaver said. “It would be cool to go somewhere else, but I’m glad I did this. I’m always around friends and family. I think it makes me play better and it makes me more comfortable playing in front of familiar faces.”… Read more…