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Parkland duo gets picked in MLB draft

CHAMPAIGN — One was pegged as a likely Major League Baseball draft pick before his sophomore season began at Parkland.

The other, not so much.

But both Brady Schanuel and Jordyn Muffley found out Wednesday they were selected in the MLB draft.

Parkland baseball ousted one win from title game

ENID, Okla. — The Parkland baseball team’s season came to an end Thursday night with a 13-3 loss in six innings to Kankakee in the semifinals of the NJCAA World Series. The loss to Kankakee was the second in as many days for the Cobras.

PODCAST: Sports Talk 5-31-17

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Scott Beatty and Tim Ditman talk with Parkland College baseball head coach Dave Garcia, Brett Dawson of The Oklahoman, and with St. Joseph-Ogden baseball head coach Josh Haley.


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Parkland baseball moves on to national semifinals

ENID, Okla. — Twenty runs were scored in the final 21/2 innings of Monday’s NJCAA Division II national baseball tournament game between Parkland and Pitt (N.C.), but the Cobras came away with a 16-12 win.

Rettig, Smith aid title bid at nationals

ENID, Okla. — Parkland College’s athletic programs tend to draw a fair number of high school products from east central Illinois. Each of the school’s eight teams boasts at least two individuals from that area.

Rettig, Cobras rout Danville

SPRINGFIELD — The regular season ended with a loss to Danville Area Community College for the Parkland baseball team.

It was one of the few blips on an otherwise sterling regular season for the Cobras.

Getting in the swing: Parkland golf heads to nationals

Q&A with coach Corbin Sebens

The Parkland men’s golf coach spoke on the team’s upcoming schedule:

Not just one guy

On campus: Baseball, softball seasons wrapping up

— The Great Lakes Valley Conference recently named two area athletes to its all-conference baseball teams. Illinois-Springfield junior Cole Taylor, from Salt Fork, was named to the first team, and University of Indianapolis junior Storm Joop, from St. Thomas More, was named to the second team.

Parkland baseball clicking ahead of Region 24 tournament

CHAMPAIGN — "A well-oiled machine."

That's how Parkland baseball catcher and leading hitter Jordyn Muffley described the Cobras (47-7-1) ahead of the Region 24 tournament, which begins Thursday at Springfield's Claude Kracik Field.

NJCAA baseball: Parkland vs. Danville

Parkland Community College hosted Danville in Champaign Saturday, May 13, 2017.