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Updated: August 16, 2018 @ 4:26 pm
Take a trip down memory lane with these 34 high school basketball photos from our archives!
1945: Decatur High School Runnin' Reds celebrate after defeating Paris to win a birth in the Sweet 16. First row, from left, John Malerich, coach Gay Kintner, Chick Doster, Tom Krigbaum. Second row, Bob Hoyt, Ralph Rutherford, George Rile. Third row, Bob Stauber, Bob Neuendorf (glasses), Jim Arnold, Bob Kurek.
1964: This band of happy Reds gathered around Wes Mason, standing on chair, in their dressing room after turning back Octavia in the opening sectional tourney game at Normal. Left to right are Bobby Warnsley, Butch Smith, Dennis Cochran, Dave Scholz, Mason, Mike Boliek and Denny Alldridge.
1986: Eisenhower's Kevin Roberson, and Stephen Decatur's Troy Leonard go high above the crowd.
1990: Stephen Decatur's Bret Reedy puts up a shot against Lincoln.
1991: Stephen Decatur's Cornealous West, left, and Brian Woodard, right, corner Mount Zion's Rickey Jones in a back court trap during the second round of the Decatur Thanksgiving Basketball Classic.
1979: Eisenhower's Todd Lamb (with ball) is confronted by MacArthur's Jerry Jones.
1985: Eisenhower players Aundra Holloway (left) and Dan Androff (center) defend against LIncoln's Mark Krusz in Eisenhower's 52-38 victory.
1988: Peoria's Mike Kirksey (left passes away from Eisenhower's Eugene Powell.
1989: Eisenhower's Randy Cooper (left) battles Lincoln's Charlie Cicci.
1990: Eisenhower's James Hodges (left) starts to fall after being fouled by Tracy Winters.
1975: Lakeview High School's basketball team won the Paris Holiday tournament. The players who made it possible: In front, Mike Lewis. Second row, from left, Mike Curry, Ray Goodman. Third row, Dave Kupish, Gary Newlin. In back, Doug Semisch.
1979: Lakeview High School's basketball team won the Apollo Conference championship a first time. In front, from left: Tom Stewart, Randy Miller, David Bond, Terry Hill, Wayne Dunning. In back, Lance Broske, Eric Robertson, Danny Reynolds, Jonas Bond, Eddie Taylor, Brent Stahlheber, Earl Matthews, Coach Don Walker. Lakeview finished with a 21-5 record.
1979: Lakeview High School basketball team from left, Eddie Taylor, Jonas Bond, Tom Stewart, Wayne Dunning, Randy Miller, David Bond, Terry Hill
1981: Lakeview players Glenn Powell, Eugene Merriweather, Nick Cruz and Kip Jones should help new coach Terry Rainey.
1984: Carlos Sidney of MacArthur leads a break as teammate Aaron Coates and Eisenhower's Joe McGee (23) trail the play. Action took place during the Decatur Thanksgiving Classic. Eisenhower won the game 70-58 and plays Peoria Central for the championship game.
1989: MacArthur's Marvin Jackson drives for the basket against Taylorville during an opening game of the Decatur Thanksgiving Classic at Griswold Center. MacArthur won 83-55. Mount Zion beat Eisenhower in the other game, 57-54.
1989: Terry Taylor of MacArthur (right) finds an open teammate while being guarded by Stephen Decatur's Troy Harrison. Taylor had 24 points as MacArthur rolled to the Eisenhower Regional championship.
1990: MacArthur's Kevin Kondritz (left) keeps the ball from Bloomington defender Deonte Hursey at MacArthur. Bloomington won 67-48.
1992: Mattoon's Kevin Trimble has to contend with MacArthur's Marcel Johnson as he tries to take a shot. Watching is Chris Hollander.
1971: Maroa-Forsyth frontliners Ted Garner, Doug Faulkner, Ritter and Ed Doak.
1986: Lovington's Chris Hoffman and Maroa-Forsyth's Jeff Cooley vie for the ball, while Jon Day looks on.
1989: Maroa-Forsyth's Carl Parkhurst swats at the basketball during Blue Mound's win over Maroa.
1990: Seniors Lance Harrison, left, a transfer from St. Teresa, and Greg Neps are part of the backbone of Maroa-Forsyth's team, which hopes to improve on its 18-9 overall record.
1990: Maroa-Forsyth's Scott Parrish dribbles past Jason Doty of Niantic.
1978: Jack Blickensderfer, the new Mount Zion High School basketball coach, poses with his top players. From left: Dave Beery, Brad Shipp, Randy Ellis, Rick Hedden and Dave Rozelli. Beery is a transfer from Atwood-Hammond. The others are senior lettermen. Mount Zion opens in the Mattoon Thanksgiving tournament.
1986: Mount Zion's Mike Badorek (32) and Gary Bonds (22) wait for a rebound in Peoria Central game.
1988: Mount Zion's Greg Scharf, who is hampered with a broken finger on his left hand.
1991: Mount Zion guard Rickey Jones (24) brings the ball up court while being guarded by Newton's Mike Weber (40) during first half action of Mount Zion's 71-67 victory over Newton.
1994: Mount Zion's Jason Edgar (24) regains control of the ball after it was knocked loose by MacArthur's Ben Hedenberg (54) at Mount Zion.
1986: St. Teresa's John Leurck, Regan Smith, Jon Bafford and Brad Wike gang up on Blue Mound's Eric Pistorius.
1987: Maroa's Larry Bricker rebounds between St. Teresa's (from left) Perry Johnson, Matt Phillips, Mark Atchason and Lee Gaffigan.
1991: Dylan Hibbard (23) of Niantic-Harristown rolls past St. Teresa defender Shawn Overocker near the free throw line.
1992: Jason Thomalla (32) of St. Teresa puts a shot up in traffic as teammate Shawn Overocker, left, looks on. Monticello's Craig Waldrup (23) and Matt Weddle, center, defend.
1994: St. Teresa's Josh Wilks finds a clogged path to the basket. Trying to hold Wilks out is Farmer City Blue Ridge defender Blake Winemiller.
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