Quinton Prudhomme

Summer rolls in on the waves

By Quinton Prudhomme / June 4, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme General Assignments Editor From the fresh sea air to the cool gusts of wind, there is nothing quite like the Oregon Coast. On a recent trip to Pacific City I took a quick detour through Newport with pit stops at the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Rogue Ale and Spirits, a busy coastal…

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The Challengers move poster. It shows a blonde person wearing purple sunglasses, whose reflection shows two men playing tennis. An audience is visible behind them.

Zendaya’s ‘Challengers’ scores, three-love

By Quinton Prudhomme / May 7, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme General Assignments Editor   “Challengers,” at its core, is a movie about tennis. “Challengers” follows tennis duo Art Donaldson and Patrick Zweig, played by Mike Faist and Josh O’Connor respectively, and their competitive romantic endeavors for tennis star Tashi Duncan, played by Zendaya. The score composed by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross…

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Cougar softball fights the Storm

By Quinton Prudhomme / April 16, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme General Assignments Editor   On Wednesday, April 3, the Cougars softball team faced off against the Chemeketa Storm playing two games back to back. The Cougars and the Storm were both fighting for the fourth place spot in the North Western Athletic Conference southern bracket. It was a gray day which mirrored…

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Cougars knocked out at championships

By Quinton Prudhomme / March 19, 2024

  By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer After intense games with decisive victories the CCC women’s basketball team was ready to play in the Northwest Athletic Conference Championship tournament in Pasco, Washington. The Cougars dominated in games against the Clark Penguins on Feb. 28 and the Linn-Benton Roadrunners on March 2 – with the season hanging…

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Dune: Part Two is a masterpiece

By Quinton Prudhomme / March 11, 2024

            By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer When asked the question, ‘what makes a good movie’, most would probably say something along the lines of – good acting, well shot, compelling story and memorable moments.  Dune: Part Two, directed by Dennis Villanueve, delivers on all fronts.  A few months ago when…

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Cougar women’s basketball wins against Linn-Benton

By Quinton Prudhomme / February 29, 2024

  By Quinton Prudhomme On Feb. 14, Cougars women’s basketball faced off against the Linn-Benton Roadrunners. The team had not played against the Roadrunners all season.  The Cougars won their last three games, and they were feeling strong going into this one. “I feel really confident with taking today to prepare, and walking through some…

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High scoring victory for Cougars men’s basketball

By Quinton Prudhomme / February 15, 2024

  High scoring victory for Cougars men’s basketball By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer On Wednesday Feb. 7, the Clackamas Cougars faced off against the Mt Hood Saints. The Saints were in last place going into the game and the Cougars were sitting at 3rd in the conference. Sophomore Payton Meyers, playing Wing position for the…

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Big wins for Cougar basketball and postseason aspirations

By Quinton Prudhomme / February 13, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme Staff Writer The Clackamas Community College men’s basketball team played the Portland Panthers on Jan. 29. The Panthers were undefeated coming into the game, but clackamas prepared well. “We were excited to play, and we were confident we could win if we played well. The team had a lot of energy and…

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