5 years ago (2013): Central Catholic rallied behind Leah Mason, Molly McGraw and Danielle Davis in the second half to take a 73-67 nonconference win over Class 4A state-ranked Peoria Richwoods. Mason had a personal season high of 20 points for the Saints.
15 years ago (2003): Zach Freeman’s two fastbreak baskets in a 20-second span snapped a tie late and Normal Community made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 1:11 to seal an important 67-60 Big 12 Conference basketball victory over Bloomington.
25 years ago (1993): Ridgeview pounded Blue Ridge, 57-24, to capture its third consecutive McLean County Girls Basketball Tournament championship. Jacqui Bliss led Ridgeview with 15 points while cousins Tricia Meiner and Jenni Meiner each added 11 points.
50 years ago (1968): Richard Reed of Bloomington seized the halfway lead in the singles event of the Men’s City Bowling Tournament at Oakland Bowl. Jerry Watt and Paul Goetz, both of Bloomington, continue to pace the doubles competition.