Cougars Blow 9-1 lead, lose to Chemeketa 20-10

By Jacob Thompson / May 13, 2018

Entering the final week of regular season play, Clackamas Community College’s baseball team found itself in a three-way tie for fourth place in the South Region of the Northwest Athletic Conference with Clark Community College, and Chemeketa Community College. Mt. Hood Community College had already finished league play last Saturday and sat alone in third…

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Cougars stumble in playoff race

By Jacob Thompson / May 2, 2018

With seven games remaining in the regular season, Clackamas Community College’s baseball team is struggling. With a record of 2-8 in their last 10 games, the Cougars have found themselves on a four game losing streak, falling back to fourth place in the South Region standings. When Clackamas finished the series versus Mt. Hood Community…

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Cougars baseball sweeps Mt. Hood Community College

By Jacob Thompson / April 30, 2018

Clackamas Community College’s baseball team completed a five game sweep of the Mt. Hood Community College Saints on April 23 with two wins, 7-3 and 3-0, in a double header. The sweep pushes the Cougars’ record to 10-9 in league and has the Cougars fourth in the Southern Region. Originally the series was scheduled to…

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Schimmel has back-to-back historic nights

By Jacob Thompson / April 27, 2018

Freshman pitcher Mason Schimmel made Clackamas Community College baseball history April 18 against Clark Community College. Facing 25 batters in the seven inning game, Schimmel walked three, but Clark only recorded one hit the entire game, which is called a one-hitter by the baseball community. Head Coach Jim Hoppel wasn’t sure when, if ever, the…

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Cougars improve to 6-4 in league play

By Jacob Thompson / April 18, 2018

Fighting for playoff position in the South Region of the NWAC, Clackamas Community College’s baseball team picked up two wins against rival Mt. Hood Community College on Saturday winning 7-5 and 1-0 improving to 6-4 in league play. The Cougars came into the weekend match-up fresh off a 4-3 loss against Clark Community College in…

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Cougars split double-header with Clark on Monday, currently third in divisional race

By Jacob Thompson / April 13, 2018

Clackamas Community College’s baseball team split a double-header against Clark Community College on Monday, winning the first game 7-3 and dropping the second game 4-3. Currently, Clark is leading the five game series 2-1, which has been postponed due to rain. In the first game, the Cougars got off to a strong start. Sophomore second…

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Suns out, gloves out

By Jacob Thompson / March 6, 2018

CLACKAMAS’ BASEBALL TEAM BREAKS OUT THE LEATHER AND STARTS NEW SEASON Story by Jacob Thompson Sports Editor After a disappointing 14-27 overall record and 7-17 last place finish in the South Region in 2017, Clackamas Community College’s baseball team is ready for a fresh start in 2018 and several players believe they have what it…

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Freshmen hope for big wins

By Doug Fry / February 21, 2017

  Story and photo by Doug Fry Coming off of a five-win season, the Clackamas Community College baseball team has high expectations for the spring of 2017. The Cougars have 12 returners on a 35-man roster. With new faces and a strong freshmen class, they are optimistic for the upcoming season. In his third year…

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Baseball team ends season on 17-game losing streak

By Clackamas Print / May 24, 2016

The Cougars Baseball team comes to a struggling end with a 5-29 record By Edgard Valencia Every spring has its own story to tell and the Cougars Baseball team might be one to forget. Nothing came easy for the Cougars this season. They split their first two series of the season before going on an…

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Cougars work to build program

By Clackamas Print / April 26, 2016

Story and photos by Travis David V whittaker “Here we go, Play Ball.” With lots of new faces on his team, second-year head baseball coach Jim Hoppel is looking for an identity for the Clackamas baseball program for many years to come. With only four sophomores, Hoppel is asking his players to provide the leadership…

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