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Classic rewind: June 5, 1999

Published: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:16 a.m. CST

Family affair

When: Saturday, June 5, 1999

Where: Sauk Valley Community College

Score: Telegraph 107, Gazette 90

MVPs: Jonathan Schneiderman, Forreston, 24 points; Nick Schneiderman, Forreston, 29 points

Recap: While a large crowd came to bid farewell to state championship players Brian Vance, Jedidiah Johnson and Herb Martin from Rock Falls, the Schneiderman cousins from Forreston stole the show. Nick Schneiderman hit seven 3-pointers in spurring the Telegraph to a fast start, including a 16-0 run. Mt. Carroll’s Eric Sandholm led the Gazette with 25 points. Martin won the dunk contest, while Johnson beat out Vance for the 3-point title.

Coming this year

• The 2014 SVM All-Star Classic will be coming from Musgrove Fieldhouse on the campus of Sterling High School on June 19, 2014. The girls game starts at 5 p.m. The boys game will follow at 7 p.m.

McKaylee Beeter burned opponents of the Oregon Hawks by hitting 3-pointers on a regular basis. The Gazette team will have to keep an eye on her.

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