5 years ago (2013): The El Paso-Gridley team of Levi Umland and Matt Miller won the Argenta-Oreana Bomber Classic bass fishing tournament at Clinton Lake. The pair caught six largemouth bass weighing 19.15 pounds to place first out of 66 boats.
15 years ago (2003): Senior Jessie Shay pitched a no-hitter as Olympia High School blanked Central Catholic, 3-0, in a Corn Belt Conference softball game. Shay (8-1) struck out nine and walked three as the Spartans improved to 10-1 overall.
25 years ago (1993): Latoya Doage of Bloomington High School and Allison Young of Prairie Central were selected to play in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association girls all-star games June 19 at Illinois Central College in East Peoria. Doage will play for the Class AA South and Young the Class A North.
50 years ago (1968): Eureka High School’s golf team gained its fourth victory in six matches by pinning a 12-9 defeat on University High School. Mark Hawthorne of Eureka was medalist with a 74 on the par-68 Kaufman Park course in Eureka.