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SEE what happened in the South Lincolnshire sporting scene in this week in sporting history.

Five years ago

Football: New Deeping Rangers boss Tuncay Korkmaz snapped up two new players.

The Turkish tactician snapped up Sam Bettinson from Bourne Town and Michael Goode from Yaxley, but keeper John Feetham left for Stamford.

Golf: Spalding Golf Club’s James Crampton was gearing up for a shot at history.

The England international was bidding to become the first player to win the Lincs Amateur Championships five times.

Cricket: Brian Makwana made 83 as Bourne beat Lindum to move up to second in the Lincs ECB Premier Division.

10 years ago

Darts: Tigers player Pete Richardson made history in the Gedney Hill and District League.

He was thought to be the first man ever to throw a six-dart leg in the 301 format used by the league.

Cricket: Pakistani all-rounder Mohammed Haroon was in destructive form as Market Deeping demolished Caistor.

He took figures of 7-35 as Deeping cruised to victory.

Cricket: Long Sutton’s miserable start to the Lincs ECB Premier Division season continued as they slipped to a fifth defeat on the spin.

Grimsby beat them by five wickets.

25 years ago

Snooker: New teams wanting to enter the Spalding and District Snooker and Billiards League were told that they must allow female players to enter their premises if they wished to be accepted into the competition.

Motorsport: Spalding’s Dave Mason moved to the top of the driver standings with a fine MG Car Club’s T Type challenge at Silverstone.

Angling: The Lincolnshire Free Press donated a trophy and financially backed a new midweek league – called the LFP Summer League – for local anglers.

50 years ago

Cricket: Bourne’s fine early-season form continued with a 34-run win over Radcliffe at the Abbey Lawn. On-form batsmen Joe Whatoff made it 232 runs in four innings with a fine 66.

Cricket: Heroics from Wigley and Dove helped Holbeach defeat Lincoln Minister.

Wigley (50) and Dove (5-22) starred in the 82-run win.

Cricket: Rain denied Long Sutton 2nd’s R Wright (87no) a stunning century against Westwood Works.