5 years ago (2012): Illinois State forward Rachel Tejada is the Missouri Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week for women’s soccer for the fourth time this season. Tejada had her 11th multi-point performance with a goal and an assist in a 2-1 victory at Drake.

15 years ago (2002): Samantha Conrady finished with a game-high eight service points, including four aces, as regional host Lincoln defeated Decatur MacArthur, 15-4, 15-8, to advance to the championship match. Lincoln’s Brooklyn Robbins tallied 13 assists, three digs, two aces and three blocks.

25 years ago (1992): Junior quarterback Reggie Kennedy threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead Pontiac past Peru St. Bede in a Corn Belt Conference game. Kennedy scored on runs of 1 and 5 yards, and connected with Chris Thompson on touchdown passes of 33 and 25 yards.

50 years ago (1967): University High’s freshman-sophomore football team finished an undefeated season with a 20-7 victory over Morton’s freshman-sophomore team. Pioneers coach Jim Scott cited the line play of guard Andre Sorrell and ends Russell Woods and Joe Wilkins as outstanding.

From Pages Past compiled by Jeff Findley from Pantagraph files.

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