Mens basketball ready to tip-off

The jamborees are over and the first official game is right around the corner for Clackamas Community College’s men’s basketball team. Clackamas returns three starters from last season’s squad in sophomore point guard Robert Ford, wing Clay Sullivan and post Matt O’Brien, and the coaching staff is excited about the balance of incoming freshmen and…

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Basketball alum talks about playing in Canada

Native Aussie Adam Gehrig is a basketball alum who played in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons at Clackamas Community College before transferring to play at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. Gehrig is currently averaging 8.8 points per game and has been perfect from the charity stripe through Trinity Western’s four games against Kamloops…

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Jacob Thompson’s top 5 NBA predictions

1. Houston Rockets After back-to-back great regular seasons, the Rockets were once again knocked out of the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors. The failures added to an already souring relationship between Chris Paul and James Harden and led to Paul being traded for Russell Westbrook. The reunion of Harden and Westbrook should be the…

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Riley Buerk’s top 5 NBA predictions

  1. Los Angeles Clippers The Clippers pulled off a heist this offseason, stealing NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard from the Toronto Raptors and somehow convincing the Oklahoma City Thunder to trade all-star Paul George to them. The Clippers are the most well rounded team in the league, with defensive ace Patrick Beverley, up-and-comer Landry…

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Clackamas welcomes new court

While most Clackamas Community College students and staff were off enjoying the summer sun, hard work was underway on the athletic gym located in Randall Hall. The gym is an integral part of campus, hosting sports teams and classes such as volleyball, basketball, and many classes, such as tennis when the rain won’t give up.…

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Rip City Recap

Story by Isaac Flaherty I remember the day like it was yesterday, March 25th, 2019. Blazers at home against the Brooklyn Nets, a playoff berth on the line for the Blazers. The game had just hit overtime when the air got sucked out of the entire arena. It was hard to watch as Jusuf Nurkic,…

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Women’s basketball has rough shooting night

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team’s season came to an end on Saturday, March 9, after a 71-46 loss to Wenatchee Valley College in the first round of NWAC playoffs. The Cougars came into the tournament on a bit of a hot streak winning seven of their last eight league games led by sophomore guard…

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Cougars unable to upset North Idaho

“Head Coach Clif Wegner knew going into Thursday’s matchup with North Idaho College (27-2, 16-0) that it would be a big test for Clackamas Community College. The Cougars came into the NWAC Playoffs as a No. 4 seed and drew the strongest No. 1 seed in the tournament in the Cardinals. “It’s always a challenge…

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Q&A with point guard Robert Ford

Freshman Robert Ford is one of the most dynamic point guards in the NWAC, averaging 18.8 points per game, 8.4 rebounds per game and 8.3 assists per game. Ford finished his freshman season with 546 points and his clutch gene was on display in many of the Cougars games this season as he used his…

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Cougars clinch playoff berth

Clackamas Community College’s men’s basketball team picked up a crucial win on Feb. 27 against Mt. Hood Community College 96-86. The win ended up being the deciding factor in the South Region playoff race, giving Clackamas the final South Region playoff spot. Clackamas jumped out to a quick lead over Mt. Hood, led by the…

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