5 years ago (2013): Lincoln Christian senior guard Brady Cremeens, a former Olympia High School standout, finished his college basketball career holding four career records, including 3-pointers in a season and a career, and free throw percentage in a season and career.
15 years ago (2003): Tremont High School senior guard-forward Adam James was named to the Midstate Conference all-star basketball team for the third straight year. El Paso senior guard Curt Hocker and Ridgeview senior guard Chad Hobbs earned first-team honors for the second straight season.
25 years ago (1993): Senior shot putter Paul Miller of Eureka College let loose a toss of 56 feet, 9 inches in the NCAA Division III Indoor Championships at Bowdoin College in Maine, good enough for first place and his first national title.
50 years ago (1968): Rod Maupini of Saybrook-Arrowsmith, Larry Huisinga of DeLand-Weldon and Kery McClure of Octavia were unanimous selections for the Sangamon Valley Conference All-Star basketball team picked by the league coaches. Dale Smith of DeLand-Weldon and Denne Knell of Mahomet-Seymour completed the first team.