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A Look Through History - LLC Archives - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois
1960

The year is 1967, now click on the day in the timeline below.

 

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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