5 years ago (2012): Heartland Community College pitcher David Stagg has committed to sign a national letter of intent with Indiana State. Stagg had a 3-1 record and a 3.03 ERA for the Hawks last spring. The left-hander from Des Moines, Iowa, struck out 39 batters in 35⅔ innings.
15 years ago (2002): Sophomore Ashley Petrinec registered match highs of nine kills and three blocks as Bloomington rolled past Clinton, 15-3, 15-0 in nonconference action. Kara Callahan added a match-high 18 assists for the Raiders while Kelly Waterstraat had 11 service points.
25 years ago (1992): University High’s soccer team turn in what coach Bodo Fritzen called its best game of the year in shutting out Ottawa 4-0 at ISU’s Adelaide Street Field. Brigham Mann scored twice for the Pioneers, and Matt Niebur had three assists.
50 years ago (1967): Scoring in every quarter but the third, Normal Community’s sophomore football squad posted an 18-6 victory over visiting Clinton’s yearlings at Truman Keys Field. Mike Conlon passed to end Lynn McCain for a touchdown and also ran 20 yards himself for a counter.