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JC Volleyball: Parkland vs. Frontier

Parkland vs. Frontier in a Region 24 semi-final game at Parkland on Wednesday, Nov. 2,2016.

JC Women's Soccer: Parkland vs. Kaskaskia

Parkland College takes on Kaskaskia College in women's soccer action at Parkland in Champaign on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. 

Parkland soccer teams on roll

CHAMPAIGN — Three more wins and the Parkland women’s soccer team gets to beat the unpredictable mid-November of East Central Illinois for a trip to Florida.

Getting away from the cold, however, only happens if the Cobras can continue their successful season once postseason play begins.

JC Volleyball: Parkland vs. Olivet JV

Parkland vs. Olivet Nazarene's JV team at Parkland in Champaign on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.

27 area athletes to compete in Paralympics

The 2016 Paralympics started Wednesday and will continue through Sept. 18 in Rio. A look at athletes with local ties:

ATHLETE    SPORT
Dylan Alcott    Tennis
Former UI student will represent Australia

Brian Bell    Men’s basketball
Former UI student will play for United States

Ex-area athletes in pro baseball update (Aug. 29)

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Parkland volleyball drops 61-match win streak

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. — The 2014 NJCAA Division II national championship match. That was the last time Parkland volleyball had lost. Before Sunday.

After collecting their fourth win in four tries earlier in the day at the Battle of the Dells, the Cobras fell 27-25, 25-22, 26-28, 21-25, 15-12 to D-I Indian Hills (Iowa) to conclude a 61-match win streak.

Parkland volleyball: 3 season-opening storylines

Parkland’s defense of its NJCAA Division II national title — plus the chance to extend its 57-match winning streak — starts today with the first three of five matches in Wisconsin. Staff writer SCOTT RICHEY gives three things to watch for the Cobras in 2016:

Parkland volleyball No. 1 in preseason poll

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland volleyball went unbeaten in 2015 with a 57-0 record. Won the NJCAA Division II national title that had slipped from its grasp the previous two seasons. And only dropped nine sets — out of 180 total — along the way.

So what’s the encore to as near a perfect season as possible?

Ex-area athletes in pro baseball update (Aug. 9)

MAJOR LEAGUES
Hitting
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