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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.

JC Volleyball: Parkland vs. Lincoln

Parkland vs. Lincoln in a volleyball match  at Parkland in Champaign on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

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Marcus Jackson/About Town: A sporting chance

CHAMPAIGN — As a student at the University of Illinois, Rod Lovett started pursuing business when considering a post-college career. But he quickly came to a couple of realizations, one being that he wasn't particularly strong in math.

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.

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