Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS checks in with the latest from the local scene before high school athletics for the 2019-2020 school year kick off in mid-August:

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Seven former Parkland standouts will be recognized at halftime of today's men's basketball game between the host Cobras and Danville Area Community College that tips off at 3 p.m. to become part of Parkland's 2019 Hall of Fame class. Let's find out more about each honoree:HEIDI McKEAN WLEZIEN

Each week ahead of a new week of high school sports action about to take place, preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS checks in with the latest from the local scene:

Two more wins and the Cobras will make a return trip to the NJCAA Division II national tournament next month, a familiar setting for the tradition-rich program that won national titles in 2015 and 2016 and placed fourth last year.

Parkland announced McHale as its new athletic director Wednesday night following its board of trustees meeting.