Sports

Former coach, AD inducted into hall of fame

By Clackamas Print / May 3, 2015

May 2, 2015 might go down as one of the most historic days in sports history: there was the NFL Draft, the Kentucky Derby, NHL and NBA playoffs and a legendary fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. But none of those could top what happened in the Washington Square Embassy Suites. The Oregon chapter…

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CCC plays banner games with athletes

By Jack Spencer / April 29, 2015

The Cougar volleyball team had a fantastic season this last fall, winning the Southern Region championship and taking fourth place in the NWAC tournament. Each of those achievements is awarded a banner at the end of the season. Those banners are then displayed high over the gym floor in Randall Hall, which raises the question:…

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Athlete of the Month

By Lily Shaver / April 29, 2015

Ashley Culp, freshman catcher, has been playing softball for most of her life. She enjoys being competitive. Culp participates in other athletics when she’s not playing softball, she knows the importance of working together on a team and she feels that her team performs better when they can laugh together. The Clackamas Print: How long…

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Couch potato athletics

By Jack Spencer / April 22, 2015

Gamers enter into the sports category with new media wave called “e-sports” No longer will the world of professional competition be dominated by the physically gifted, athletic type. It’s time to make way for the people who don’t compete on a field or in a gym, but those who compete in the comfort of their…

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Trail Blazers prepare for the Memphis BBQ

By Zak Laster / April 22, 2015

by Zak Laster Finally! The Blazers season stumbles to a close and now, it’s time for playoffs! This time last year, there was excitement and optimism because the Blazers had a strong starting five, with nearly everyone hitting their stride at the right time. The same cannot be said for this year’s team, as they…

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Greenie wins green jacket

By Jack Spencer / April 15, 2015

Since 1934, millions of people have put aside the first full week of April to relax and watch the Masters. Though golf may lack the popularity of basketball or football, sports fans gather to see who will take home the green jacket. Only 99 of the best golfers in the world qualified for an invitation…

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Student athletes face off against extra stress

By Gifty Ulinwa / April 15, 2015

Balancing school and work is never an easy task, but what happens if we throw collegiate athletics into the mix? The stress of work and school can be trying enough, but today’s college athletes have much more on their plate. How do collegiate athletes today manage their time? From exercising to spending time with friends,…

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Softball looks to build off last season’s success

By Jack Spencer / April 15, 2015

It’s spring time in Oregon, and we all know what that means. Unpredictable weather, a nasty case of allergies, and of course Clackamas Community College softball. This year the Cougars look to build off of a second place finish at the NWAC tournament last season. The Clackamas Print exchanged emails with the head coach of…

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CCC Men’s hoops finish eighth at NWAC tournament

By Jack Spencer / March 12, 2015

The Cougars had a decent outing at the 2015 NWAC tournament in Kennewick, Wash. They finished in eighth place with a 2-2 record. Although this was the second straight year they were eliminated from championship contention with a loss in the first round, they put together a solid tournament. After the first round loss on…

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Bull riders buck through Moda Center

By Katie Archer / March 3, 2015

For a city known for its hipsters, Portland showed there are fans new and old of bull riding. Long lines of cowboys and cowgirls had already formed outside the Moda Center an hour before the event started. On Feb. 28, cowboys from all over the world transformed the Moda Center into the next stop on…

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