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VIDEO: DACC-Parkland Men's Basketball Highlights (Feb. 7, 2018)

Highlights from Danville Area Community College-Parkland men's basketball on Feb. 7, 2018, with postgame comments from Jaguars coach DaJuan Gouard. DACC defeated Parkland 67-66.

NJCAA Basketball: Parkland vs. DACC

Parkland vs. Danville Area Community College in men's and women's games at Dodds Athletic Center at Parkland in Champaign on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018.

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.

Prep pulse: Johnson carves out niche in coaching at Lake Land

David Johnson recognized at a young age he couldn't play basketball forever.

Though it was "by far my passion," he had no visions of grandeur.

So it was back in seventh grade when Johnson, who went on to graduate from Rossville-Alvin High School in 1984 after competing in basketball, football, baseball and track, decided coaching might be his walk of life.

Cobras' Willis takes unexpected, yet rewarding journey

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — How an athlete winds up at a certain school can involve a circuitous route.

JC Volleyball: Parkland vs. Sauk Valley

Parkland Community College hosted Sauk Valley on the opening day of the North vs South Challenge at the school in Champaign on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.

Parkland volleyball not slowing down anytime soon

CHAMPAIGN — The bar is set.

Really high.

Winning two straight NJCAA Division II national championships will do that for any program.

But, like Parkland volleyball is showing once again this fall, the Cobras seem to have mastered what it takes to win matches.

At a high rate.

Parkland Men's Soccer vs. Lincoln Land

Parkland vs. Lincoln Land in a junior college soccer game at Parkland in Champaign on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017

JC Volleyball: Parkland vs. Rock Valley

Parkland Community College opened the Fall Volleyball Classic with a win over Rock Valley at Parkland in Champaign on Friday, September 22, 2017.
 

Cobras strike down Lincoln to remain unbeaten

CHAMPAIGN — As his No. 1 Parkland volleyball team rallied back from a second-set deficit against a team that, by the rankings, records and statistics, shouldn't have come close to beating the two-time defending national champions, coach Cliff Hastings sat still in his courtside chair and said nothing.