Cougars ready to pounce on rival Saints

By Jack Spencer / January 20, 2015

With only 16 miles separating the Clackamas Cougars and the Mt. Hood Saints, a buzz surrounds this rivalry game. However, don’t let the short distance fool you; with the game approaching Jan. 28, the bad blood between the schools runs much deeper than geography. “Cage the Cougar,” is a phrase CCC assistant coach Brian Stamme…

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State finds CCC’s locker rooms promote inequality

By Auriana Cook / December 5, 2014

Female athletes at Clackamas Community College have worse facilities than their male peers, according to a review by the Oregon Department of Education. The ODE recommended that CCC “provide comparable facilities for both women’s and men’s locker and team rooms,” but it’s been two years since the review took place and nothing has changed. CCC…

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UO vs OSU: where will you choose

By Clackamas Print / November 26, 2014

Five score and twenty years ago, the Ducks and the Beavers took the field against each other for the first time. This year will be the 118th meeting in one of the most storied rivalries in college football. I grew up here in Oregon, but my family is from Los Angeles so most of the teams I rooted for…

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Winter (sports) is (are) coming

By Clackamas Print / November 19, 2014

During the winter, the Clackamas Cougars men’s and women’s basketball and wrestling get underway. The women’s basketball opens this season on a streak of success: 13 straight seasons making the NWAC Championship Tournament, as well as seven Southern Region championships in those years. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: “I expect us to be very competitive once again,” co-head coach Kayla Steen said. “We don’t have…

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Athlete of the month: Sierra VeraCruz

By Clackamas Print / November 11, 2014

With October officially in the books, it’s time to honor the Clackamas Community College athlete of the month. This month’s recipient is sophomore Sierra VeraCruz. VeraCruz is the libero and captain of the volleyball team. She has been described by teammates as a leader, hard worker and amazing passer. VeraCruz leads the NWAC in digs,…

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Cross country team aims to finish strong

By Clackamas Print / November 5, 2014

Once again, the Clackamas Cougars cross country team will be heading to Lewisville Park in Battleground, Wash. This time around, the stakes are much higher.  The Cougars return for the NWAC Championship two months from their last visit.  The  first visit was unimpressive, and the Cougars hope to rebound as a team. Back in late September…

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Volleyball team is ‘Diggin’ Pink’

By Nick Hadley / October 29, 2014

On Sept. 18, 2012, Clackamas Community College volleyball mascot and family member Cougie Lucy Woods, a dog, succumbed to cancer and left this world. In honor of her loss Cougie’s mom, Coach Kathie Woods, hosts the “I’m Diggin’ Pink” event. Friday Oct. 24 was the third annual event to raise awareness and funds for pet…

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Cougars hunt for a championship

By Clackamas Print / October 22, 2014

It’s not quite midterms yet, but the Clackamas Cougars cross country team is already getting its first real test of the season. This Saturday, Oct. 25, the Cougars will be hosting the NWAC Southern Region Championships on campus. The women’s team starts at 11 a.m. and the men start at noon. The women’s team has…

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Athlete of the month: Lexi Pittman

By Clackamas Print / October 15, 2014

After each month, I will pick an athlete from all the sports teams to be Athlete of the Month. The selection is based mostly on performance, but not exclusively. For September I chose Lexi Pittman, freshman goalkeeper for the women’s soccer team. Pittman recorded 59 saves over seven games last month, including an 18-save game…

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