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The day is Tuesday, November 28 in the year 1967.

Lake Land basketball game played (November 28, 1967): Played at the Central Junior High School gym in Mattoon, the basketball team’s first game—and the first-ever LLC sporting event—was a win (86-58 against Chanute AFB). Mahlon Sanders, a forward from Decatur, was the leading scorer, 28 points, while Charleston-native Rex Morgan, also a forward, grabbed 15 rebounds. Head Coach Jim Dudley, who also served as the school’s first Athletic Director, amassed an impressive 20-1 record that inaugural season, including an undefeated streak of 20 games and a game with a nearly 100-point margin of victory.

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Special Daily Times Basketball Report November 20, 1967


Special Daily Times Basketball Report November 20, 1967


"Lake Land Raps Chanute" Journal Gazette November 29, 1967


Courier News November 29, 1967


Daily Times November 29, 1967


Journal Gazette November 30, 1967


Journal Gazette December 1, 1967


"Lake Land Whips Wabash 70-52" Journal Gazette December 2, 1967


Journal Gazette December 5, 1967


Courier News December 4, 1967


'Rex Morgan Scores 40 Points' "Lake Land Raps Millikin 107-88" Journal Gazette December 7, 1967


Courier News December 11, 1967


Daily Times December 11, 1967


Journal Gazette December 15, 1967


Daily Times December 18, 1967


Decatur Herald February 24, 1968


Daily Times April 5, 1968


Journal Gazette April 5, 1968


Daily Times April 5, 1968


Daily Times April 10, 1968


Courier News April 10, 1968


Journal Gazette Novmeber 25, 1968


Journal Gazette Novmeber26, 1968


Journal Gazette December 2, 1968


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