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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Young team faces rocky road with only four returning starters

By Tom Boggess / March 2, 2016

It’s time for a new season for the Clackamas Community College baseball team. The less than successful 14-26 season of last year has long since passed. Even though last season wasn’t positive, the team won eight more games than the previous year. Jim Hoppel is beginning his second year as the baseball team’s head coach.…

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There’s no place like home plate

By Katie Archer / May 13, 2015

A team can only climb to the top when they have reached the bottom. The Clackamas Community College Cougars finished the 2015 baseball season last in their division, finishing 14-26. Head coach Jim Hoppel, who was an assistant coach for 14 years, took over the baseball program last March. As the head coach, Hoppel wants…

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