5 years ago (2012): Logan Wallin, a middle hitter for University High, has accepted a Division I scholarship offer from IUPUI. Wallin chose the Indianapolis-based Jaguars after considering Western Illinois, Illinois State, Truman State and Lewis.
15 years ago (2002): Freshman midfielder Mary Karson scored on a corner kick in the 15th minute to spark the Illinois Wesleyan women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Elmhurst in the CCIW Tournament. Freshman Jenny LaBrenz assisted on Karson’s goal.
25 years ago (1992): Sophomore forward Elmer Dickerson poured in a career-high 29 points to lead Lincoln College to a season-opening 103-77 men’s basketball victory over Malcolm X in the first round of the Amax Corporation Classic in Mount Carmel.
50 years ago (1967): Ron Bell, a Normal Community senior who has been ineligible this past season because of the state’s 19-year-old age rule, has been added to the Illinois All-Star football team which will play Missouri in Busch Stadium.