5 years ago (2013): Grand Canyon University hurdler and former Bloomington standout Tyler Sipes finished fourth in the men’s 60-meter hurdles at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M.
15 years ago (2003): Illinois State’s baseball team belted Murray State, 8-1, to take three games in the four-game series. Chris Shepherd was 3-for-5 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI to lead the Redbirds. Jeremy Pickrel added a home run and a double.
25 years ago (1993): Playing his final home game, senior Jon Guderjan drilled a 3-pointer with 3:43 left to give Eureka College a working margin for a 76-73 victory over Judson College in the NAIA District 20 championship game, sending the Red Devils on a return trip to the Division II National Tournament in Nampa, Idaho.
50 years ago (1968): Jerry Hoffman of the Illinois State University Judo Club placed second overall in the lightweight white belt division of the University of Illinois Invitational Judo Tournament. Hoffman won six matches and lost only one.