Sports

Basketball alum professionally plays in Japan

By Lexis Shull / December 3, 2019

Story by Lexis Shull Chehales Tapscott is living proof that even community college athletes can make it big. In fact, Tapscott played basketball right here, at Clackamas Community College, before going on to play for Portland State. But that’s not where it ended for the competitive player. On November 1, 2013, Tapscott was selected in…

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Women’s basketball wins first two games of the season

By Jacob Thompson / November 26, 2019

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball picked up two big wins to open their 2019-20 campaign. On Wednesday the team knocked off Pacific University’s junior varsity team 101-55 and Friday they fought tooth and nail, outlasting Walla Walla Community College 66-61. The Cougars came out strong and quickly took a 9-2 lead a little over two…

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Sherwood Ice Arena offers a place to skate for all ages

By Lexis Shull / November 20, 2019

Despite the lack of cold weather, let alone snow and ice, the holidays are quickly approaching and so are the festivities. One fun pastime you can count on when the weather isn’t cooperating is ice skating, thanks to indoor arenas. Sherwood Ice Arena, located on 20407 SW Borchers Dr., is an indoor skating arena that…

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Dollar$ for Baller$

By Clackamas Print / November 19, 2019

  The NCAA has been opposed to paying college athletes for years; however, recently the NCAA’s Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow collegiate athletes to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness. The Board of Governors may have felt some pressure from the state of California, whose governor, Gavin Newsom, passed…

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Mens basketball ready to tip-off

By Jacob Thompson / November 14, 2019

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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Rants From The Cheap Seats

By Jacob Thompson / November 14, 2019

With less than 30 seconds left in the NFL’s Thursday night football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers, it seemed like the story had been written. The Browns were up 21-7 and were going to improve their overall record to 4-6, a far cry from what were the expectations for this season,…

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Basketball alum talks about playing in Canada

By Lexis Shull / November 12, 2019

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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CCC hosts cross country southern region championships

By James Harley / November 5, 2019

Story by James Harley Clackamas Community College hosted the NWAC Southern Region Cross Country Championships this past weekend as the Cougars battled a season plagued with injuries. The meet featured the eight teams within the NWAC Southern Region, with the women running a 5 km race and the men running an 8 km race around…

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Wrestlers prepare for first official match

By Jacob Thompson / October 30, 2019

Clackamas Community College’s wrestling team is coming off the program’s third National Championship. The Cougars dominated the competition in the 2019 finale, scoring a NJCAA team record, 176.5 points. Returning four All-Americans and two other National Championship qualifiers, Clackamas is excited for the upcoming season, but trying to take it one day at a time.…

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Jacob Thompson’s top 5 NBA predictions

By Jacob Thompson / October 23, 2019

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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