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5 years ago (2014): Illinois Wesleyan’s Kenny Wienckowski was named the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin men’s Golfer of the Week. Wienckowski, a junior, finished third out of 89 players at the 17-team Augustana Invitational. He carded a 146 (72-74) as the Titans placed second.

15 years ago (2004): Fieldcrest’s Sarah Breyne struck out the first 13 hitters she faced and finished with a perfect game as the Knights defeated Tri-Point, 10-0, in six innings at Minonk. Christa Conroy had three hits and four RBIs for Fieldcrest.

25 years ago (1994): Lincoln senior Chad White overcame strong wind to blast the Pantagraph area all-time record in the 400-meter dash with an Urbana Open record of 48.0 seconds.

50 years ago (1969): Junior Mike Cottone struck out eight of the first nine batters he faced and pitched University High School to a 2-1 victory over Washington in a Corn Belt Conference baseball game. Cottone struck out 10 to outduel Washington pitcher Gary Bowe, who allowed three hits. Neither pitcher game up an earned run.

From Pages Past compiled by Jeff Findley from Pantagraph files.

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