1986 - Mike Cardella of Redfield and Kim Vogel of Roscoe were named the outstanding athletes at the Redfield Relays.
1996 - Justin Birchem, a freshman from Hoven, placed first and tied his personal best in the pole vault competition, clearing a height of 14 feet, six inches, for Northern State at the Dakota State Chamber of Commerce meet in Madison. Northern's Kyle Nelson was second with a personal best of 13 feet, six inches.
2001 - Allen Iverson scored a career playoff-high 45 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 116-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers to even their first-round series at 1-1. Reggie Miller had 41 points to lead the Pacers.
2010 - South Dakota State linebacker/defensive end Danny Batten was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round of the National Football League draft. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Batten is the first Jackrabbit to be drafted since 1999 when Steve Heiden was taken by the San Diego Chargers.