Basketball

CCC Women’s Basketball wins all games of Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament

By Madalena Larkins / November 30, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team won all three games of the Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament, which took place at CCC over Thanksgiving weekend. During the first game on Friday Nov. 26, Clackamas faced off against Mt. Hood Community College. CCC was ahead for the entire game, and eventually beat Mt. Hood 81-34. On Saturday, Clackamas…

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Cougars defeat Corban JV in first men’s basketball game of season

By Madalena Larkins / November 26, 2021

Clackamas Community College men’s basketball team played their first game of the 2021-22 season against Corban University JV on Friday November 19th and won 108-56.  “It was a fast paced game,” said Austin Miller, one of the players on Corban’s team. Clackamas was ahead for most of the game and steadily gained on their lead…

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CCC sports are getting back on track

By Madalena Larkins / November 2, 2021

Clackamas Community College’s sports teams are functioning in a state of near normalcy as they return to competing on their pre-pandemic schedule after more than a year and a half of canceled or delayed seasons and having masks instead of fans. This is possible now that many players are vaccinated, and regular COVID-19 surveillance testing is…

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Sophomore Kwan Carter Awarded Conference Player of the Week

By Hailey Reeves / May 19, 2021

On April 27, Sophomore Kwan Carter was awarded Conference Player of the Week by the Northwest Athletic Conference for Men’s Basketball. During the two games he played this week, Carter averaged 18 points, eight rebounds, one steal, and one block per game. Carter began playing basketball in second grade. He became interested in the sport…

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Robert Ford CCC basketball player to transfer to Idaho State

By Clackamas Print / May 19, 2020

Robert Ford, basketball player and guard for Clackamas Community College averaged 23.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game during his sophomore season. Ford shot 40.1% from three and led Clackamas to a 25-3 overall record and he has committed to play for Idaho State, a division one school who competes in the Big…

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COVID-19 halts the sports world

By Riley Buerk / March 12, 2020

Story by Riley Buerk From the Division I men’s and women’s March Madness basketball tournaments all the way down to high school athletics, sporting events all across the country are getting cancelled. Once Rudy Gobert, starting center for the NBA’s Utah Jazz, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 11, it had a sweeping effect…

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Coronavirus postpones ballers

By Clackamas Print / March 10, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada On Thursday, March 5, Everett Community College closed its campus due to coronavirus concerns, effectively postponing the NWAC Basketball Championship games that were in progress that afternoon. The 16-team men’s and women’s tournament has been relocated to Clackamas and Linn-Benton community colleges. The first two rounds of the women’s tournament will…

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Blood, Sweat and Brain Trauma

By Jared Preble / March 4, 2020

“Maybe the point is to say, ‘Okay well you’ve had these many injuries to your brain: you’re done. You can’t do it anymore.’ At what point is that?” said Keoni McHone, head track coach and physical education instructor at Clackamas Community College. McHone survived a car crash two years ago and suffered a traumatic brain…

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Blazers weigh trade options

By Clackamas Print / February 5, 2020

      By Nick Schwada Coming into the 2019-20 season, there were high hopes for the Portland Trail Blazers. After coming off a trip to the Western Conference Finals, fans expected to see the Blazers make a return to the playoffs for another run. This, however, has not been the case. Through major roster…

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Basketball player profiles

By Clackamas Print / January 28, 2020

Interviews by Nick Schwada TCP: Who are your top three favorite artists? Paige Downer: Mac Miller, DaBaby and Ella Mai. Kat Hilton: Can we just have the same ones? I mean, we’re roommates so we kind of listen to a lot of the same music. K’wan Carter: Roddy Ricch, Rod Wave and Lil Wayne. Rob…

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