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SEE what was happening on the South Lincolnshire scene in this week of sporting history...

Five years ago

Football: Ex-Bourne Town boss Mark Mitchell voiced his concerns over the club’s future.

The majority of the Wakes squad followed Mitchell out of the Abbey Lawn after the budget was slashed to £250.

Rugby: Spalding RFC U/9s enjoyed a once in a lifetime match at Twickenham.

They beat Northampton Old Scouts 3-2 and also got to meet ex-England international Gareth Chilcott.

Cricket: Brothers Simon and Jamie Juckes shared seven wickets as Spalding Town demolished Market Deeping to secure their first win of the season.

10 years ago

Football: A relegation reprieve meant that Spalding United would still play in the Southern League.

The eleventh-hour withdrawal of cash-strapped Witney Town saw the relegated Tulips saved.

Cricket: Mohammed Haroon made a sensational 127 not out for Market Deeping against Lincoln Lindum.

But he still finished up on the losing side, as Lindum chased down 220 with four wickets to spare.

Bowls: Spalding Town bowler Gemma Broadhurst was called up by England for the under-25 home international series to be played in Dublin, Ireland.

25 years ago

Cricket: Top knocks from Hedley Stroud (75) and David Christmas (64no) helped Bourne rack up the runs against Burghley Park.

Their 216-6 proved too much to chase down as Bourne bagged a winning draw.

Bowls: Sutton St James trio Tom Fox, Charlie Stubley and Ray Wright were the toast of the club.

They won the BOCM East of England title at Hunstanton.

Golf: Bourne’s John Larkinson fired a hole in one at Stoke Rochford Golf Club’s par three, 188 yard, 17th hole.

50 years ago

Cricket: Brian “Slogger” Keeble was a Holbeach hero as Sleaford were swept aside.

He made 44 with the bat and took 6-33 to help secure a 14-run win for Holbeach.

Football: Bourne Town released a host of first team players.

Arthur Crouch, Alan Shawley, Brennan, Allen and Hallam were among those leaving.

Athletics: Two South Holland athletes ran the 100m in under ten seconds. Frank Benson and Stu Storey both clocked times of 9.9 seconds.