5 years ago (2009): Mark Turner and Bradley Ghere combined for 53 points as the Ridgeview boys basketball team rode past Tremont, 84-68, to grab a share of the Heart of Illinois Conference title with Fieldcrest.
15 years ago (1999): University High School senior Seth Hubbard was chosen to the third team of The Associated Press Class A All-State Team. “Seth's been an outstanding player for us for four years. He's played on a Class A team that has played some of the best teams in AA,” said U High coach Cal Hubbard, Seth's father.
25 years ago (1989): Bradley hit Illinois State with a 21-4 run midway through the first half en route to a 78-66 Missouri Valley Conference victory in Peoria. The loss ended any hopes of a winning season for ISU, now 10-15 with three games remaining. Dion Thurman led Bradley with 25 points.
50 years ago (1964): Bloomington High School, winner of the University High district, posted six victories in first round matches at the Sectional Wrestling Meet in Champaign. Bloomington's six winners were John Green, Jack Habich, Tom Prescher, Dave Holt, Mike Eddings and Gary Givens.
From Pages Past compiled by Jeff Findley from Pantagraph files.