2001: Open underneath the hoop, sophomore center Emily Meier took a pass from Ashlee Pistorius and scored the game-winning basket with 1.8 seconds remaining to lift 12th-ranked University High to a thrilling 39-38 victory over No.-5 ranked Rochester in the Class A super-sectional at Shirk Center.
1991: Senior guard Chad Hutson made 15 of 18 free throw opportunities, including 8 of 8 in the final minute, as Normal Community cashed in on 31 of 38 free throw chances en route to a 71-62 victory over Morton. Hutson also had three 3-pointers among his four fielders to finish with 26 points.
1981: For the first time in 23 years, Central Catholic High School basketball coach John Snyder-the "Dean"-will not be on the bench when his Saints collide with Clinton tonight. Snyder is recovering at St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center after surgery for the removal of a ruptured appendix.
1956: Carl's Firestone Tire Company rolled a 3078 handicap score to take the lead in the City Bowling Tournament at Savage Brothers. The same team also had the top actual score with 2709. Team members are Harold Dickerson, Ray Knuth, O.T. Tilley, Andy Wiggers and Louie Wacker.
Compiled by Roger Cushman