5 years ago (2007):  Decatur claimed seven of 12 points in singles competition to best Bloomington-Normal 12 1/2 to 11 1/2 in the inaugural Lee Enterprises Signature Cup at Red Tail Run Golf Club.  The 2008 event will move to The Den at Fox Creek Golf Course in Bloomington.

15 years ago (1997):  Seven months after it won the Class 1A state football championship, Chenoa High School is expected to hire longtime assistant and alumnus Dan Groce as its new head coach.

25 years ago (1987):  Cal Hubbard, a University High School and Illinois State University graduate, was introduced as the successor to Loren Wallace as coach of Lincoln High School’s basketball program.

50 years ago (1962):  John Green, Alan Wade, Dee Dee Hoopes and Linda Buttry all captured singles championships in the Jaycee Junior Tennis Tournament.

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