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On campus, March 31, 2018

Redshirt junior Johnny Leverenz, from Danville, was named the Big East's men's track athlete of the week after his performance at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invitational. The Butler middle distance runner posted wins in both the 800 and 1,500 meters, setting personal bests in the process.

On campus, March 24, 2018

The Danville Area Community College spring sports programs both feature several athletes that are off to good starts to their seasons.

On campus, March 17, 2018

— Redshirt senior Darren Wynn, from Centennial, fell just short of his second national title at the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships last week. The McKendree grappler came into the championships as the top seed at 141 pounds after going undefeated during the regular season. Wynn won two decisions and scored a pinfall on his way to the finals where he fell 4-2.

On campus, March 10, 2018

Sophomore Vincent Gordon, from Centennial, earned U.S. Track and Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association All-America honors with his performance at the NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. The Iowa Western sprinter finished sixth in both the 60 and 200 meters and was a member of the fifth-place 1,600 relay that broke the school record.

On Campus | March 3

Five area swimmers had successful ends to their seasons. Sophomore Payton Woods, from Champaign Central, had a record-setting meet for Michigan State at the Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championships.

On campus: Feb. 10

Senior Ross Learnard, from Salt Fork, has been garnering preseason honors. The Purdue left-handed reliever was named as the sole reliever on Perfect Game's preseason All-Big Ten team as well as earning preseason All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball.

On campus: Feb. 3

— Senior Devin Curry, from Watseka, has started 19 games for Millikin. She currently leads the Big Blue in scoring with 16.3 points per game, 50 three-pointers, 60 assists and a .899 free throw percentage, which is the seventh-best mark in NCAA Division III as well as leading the Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. Millikin travels to Kensoha, Wis., to face Carthage 5 p.m.

On campus: Jan. 27

Sophomore Jenny Kimbro, from Salt Fork, is now second on the Iowa all-time performance list in the Pentathlon with a win at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational. Kimbro set personal bests in the 60 hurdles (8.42 seconds), high jump (five feet, five and one-quarter inches), and 800 meters (two minutes, 24.03 seconds).

On campus: Jan. 20

Three area freshman have earned spots on the Millikin indoor track and field all-time performance lists in their first collegiate meet.

On campus: Catching up with former area stars

Senior Randa Harshbarger, from St. Thomas More, has started all 12 games for Southern Indiana. She is second in the Great Lakes Valley Conference at 3.3 steals per game, sixth with 3.3 assists, and seventh with a 1.1 assist/turnover ratio.

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