Basketball

Members of the Portland Wheel blazers play basketball in Randall Hall. This took place at a school event for the disability community.

Clackamas Community College hosts event for disability community

By Gabriella Vigil / April 17, 2024

By Gabriella Vigil Sports Editor   Clackamas Community College’s two-part basketball and networking event from 6 p.m to 9 p.m on April 5 in Randall Hall and Gregory Forum was full of resources for allies and athletes. The Portland Wheelblazers rolled through CCC to play ball to open the event.  The Portland Wheelblazers are members…

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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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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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Passing their love for basketball

By Aaliyana Balderas / February 23, 2023

For the Martineau family, basketball and Clackamas Community College have always been a part of their lives. CCC’s head women’s basketball coach and Director of Health/PE, Jim Martineau, has been married to CCC Academic Advisor PJ Martineau for 27 years. Their two children, Clay Martineau and CCC athlete Mia Martineau, also both play basketball. Jim…

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A look on and off the court of Men’s basketball at Clackamas Community College

By Aaliyana Balderas / February 7, 2023

The Clackamas Community College men’s basketball team is now halfway through its season. With a 15-7 record, the Cougars are the No. 1 ranked team in the Southern Region and eyeing another NWAC Championship.  Andre Best, a sophomore point guard from Oregon City High School said, “Every team we play is our biggest competition, when…

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CCC women’s basketball team strives to repeat success

By Aaliyana Balderas / November 30, 2022

As the weather gets colder and winter approaches, so does basketball season. The Women’s Basketball team at Clackamas Community College ended their 2021-2022 season ranked top four in the Northwest. Finishing last season with a loss to Peninsula, the cougars are ready to make their way to the top again this season. Hemani Kalia is…

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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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