5 years ago (2012): Molly Lawrence scored 12 service points and added nine digs and six kills to help Bloomington to a 25-14, 25-4 win over Lincoln. Sydney Hendricks also had nine digs and 11 assists for the Purple Raiders. Rachel Pierce was credited with six kills for BHS.
15 years ago (2002): Erin Jones took charge, carrying the Illinois State volleyball team to a three-game Missouri Valley Conference win over visiting Southern Illinois at Redbird Arena. Jones slammed 24 kills to break the school record for most kills in three games.
25 years ago (1992): Illinois Wesleyan’s Bill Havle was selected as College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Defensive Player of the Week for his role in the Titans’ 21-0 victory over Augustana. Havle, a defensive tackle, made five solo tackles and assisted on six others.
50 years ago (1967): University High defeated Central Catholic, 18-42, in a dual cross country meet at the Illinois State University golf course. Doug Warlow of U High ran the 2-mile course in 10 minutes, 30 seconds for first place.