5 years ago (2012): Brian Dameron of Colfax used a 9-iron to ace the 145-yard No. 18 hole at Indian Springs Country Club in Saybrook. Witnessing the feat were Butch Eads, Darrell Sims and Dan Messamore.
15 years ago (2002): The University High volleyball team used solid defense to earn a nonconference win over Lexington. Erica Rohren led the Pioneers with 32 assists, and Njideka Nnamani had nine kills to go along with four blocks.
25 years ago (1992): Former Illinois Wesleyan basketball standout David Caldwell has signed a contract with the Rockford Lightning of the Continental Basketball Association. Caldwell averaged 20.9 points and 8.3 rebounds for IWU in the 1990-91 season as was named Most Outstanding Player in the CCIW.
50 years ago (1967): Sophomore Tony Edgcomb salvaged individual honors for Illinois State’s cross country team in a 22-37 loss to Washington of St. Louis at ISU’s windswept golf course. Edgcomb ran a strong four miles to finish a full 23 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher.