Blood, Sweat and Brain Trauma

“Maybe the point is to say, ‘Okay well you’ve had these many injuries to your brain: you’re done. You can’t do it anymore.’ At what point is that?” said Keoni McHone, head track coach and physical education instructor at Clackamas Community College. McHone survived a car crash two years ago and suffered a traumatic brain…

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Soccer wins for first time in over a year

It had been 393 days since their last win. Clackamas Community College’s women’s soccer team finally tasted victory, defeating Chemeketa 2-1 on Oct. 11. The last time the Cougars won a game was also against Chemeketa, defeating the storm 2-1. Through the first half of the season, the Cougars defense has allowed 26 goals and…

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Thorns win in home opener

Photo by Lexis Shull In the blistering heat and 19,461 fans all decked out in red and black, the Portland Thorns lit their own spark against the Chicago Red Stars with a 3-0 win on Sunday for the first time in their newly renovated stadium at Providence Park. Earlier in the season, Portland spent six…

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Worst season in soccer program history ends

A depleted bench and a quiet head coach watched as the final seconds of the worst season in Clackamas Community College soccer history ended Wednesday, Oct. 24, with a 1-0 loss to Clark College at Pioneer Memorial Stadium in Oregon City. The Cougars finished with an overall record of 1-10-4 under first year head coach…

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Portland Timbers tie in a heated game

The drums beat, the trumpets blare and the stadium roars as the the Timbers’ Army starts to warm up. The Portland Timbers faced LA Galaxy once again after a 2-1 loss back in March. The Timbers had a rough start to the season beginning with five away matches due to construction in Providence Park. They…

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Soccer season ends

Clackamas Community College’s women’s soccer season comes to an end after a top three finish in the NWAC’s South division. The team worked their way back into the heat of postseason competition after a promising season. The Cougars posted 24 points in league with a 7-3-2 record. The freshman- loaded squad improved on their 4-9-2…

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Timbers lock up playoffs

By Doug Fry Sports Editor On Sunday, Oct. 15, the third place Portland Timbers played host to D.C. United in the second-to-last game of the regular season. As always, the Timbers played in front of a high energy and very enthusiastic crowd of 21,144 at Jeld-Wen Field. Portland defeated D.C. in blowout fashion 4-0 and…

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Women’s soccer eyes postseason

By Sam Weston Photo Editor The weather is starting to cool down in Oregon, but our soccer season is only getting hotter. The Cougars are enjoying a decent start to their season and have their eyes set on the playoffs at the end of the month. The freshman-heavy squad has a 4-2-1 record in its…

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Freshman works the game

DOMINIQUE DUNCAN CHOOSES OREGON CITY OVER EUROPE By Doug Fry Freshman Dominique Duncan plays forward for the Clackamas Community College women’s soccer team. Since a very young age, soccer has been a part of her life, and she hopes to continue after her time at CCC is done. We chatted with Duncan to find out…

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