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'Que' receives support from unlikely source

DEMARQUISE JOHNSON

WHEN IT COMES to rivalries, there's nothing quite like the one between the Cougars and Huskies. But over a three-month period this spring, future Coug Demarquise Johnson found support from an unlikely source. Indeed, Johnson found himself living in Tacoma with someone who treated him like a brother, welcomed him into his home -- and plans to wear the purple and gold.

The player in question? It was future Husky Mark McLaughlin. A major assist also belongs to Johnson's former AAU coach, Clint Parks. He moved to Tacoma from Brentwood, California to go back to school, support McLaughlin and help him "through anything." The two will be graduating together from TCC later this month. Parks, who coached Johnson for three years on Team Eleate, told CF.C he...

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