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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Dig pink volleyball game for breast cancer awareness

Story by Riley Buerk Fans flooded Randall Hall last Friday night to cheer on the Clackamas Community College Cougars volleyball team against the visiting Lane Community College Titans for their annual Dig Pink game. Dressed in pink hair ties and jerseys, teams such as Clackamas Volleyball and others across the country host Dig Pink nights…

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Cougs don’t quit

By Riley Buerk Volleyball season is well underway and the Cougars find themselves struggling in a stout Southern Region so far. Compiling an overall record of 10-18, Clackamas is in rebuilding mode this season after multiple players elected to continue their careers elsewhere or stop playing altogether. CCC only returned five of 14 players from…

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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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Cougars volleyball looks to reach NWAC playoffs

Sporting their grey and pink jerseys, Clackamas Community College’s volleyball team proved once again why they’re so highly ranked in the Northwest Athletic Conferences RPI rankings; sweeping Mt. Hood Community College three sets to none on Wednesday. “So far so good, [the season] is going well and we’re excited,” Head Coach Sarah Hoeke said after…

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Volleyball struggles continue

COUGARS LOSE FIFTH STRAIGHT, FALL TO 1-7 IN CONFERENCE By Jacob Thompson The Clackamas Print Clackamas Community College’s volleyball team continues to struggle, dropping a fifth straight match to Linn-Benton Community College, 3-0. Friday, Oct. 6 matched the Clackamas Cougars (10-15 overall, 1-6 in conference) against the division leading Linn- Benton Roadrunners (22-4 overall, 7-0…

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Volleyball falls short of playoffs

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, Clackamas volleyball had high hopes going into their sophomore night. They needed some help from both Umpqua Community College and Mt. Hood Community College in order to force a tiebreaker for the fourth and final spot in the Southern Region division in the Northwest Athletic Conference. Clackamas faced Chemeketa Community College…

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Cougars look to heat up the net

By Travis David V Whittaker In athletics, there will always be streaks. Some are hot and some are cold. Either way, everyone loves it when their favorite team and player are on fire. They get that feeling like they are in the zone and everything moves at their own pace. For the Clackamas Cougars volleyball…

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Former player returns as coach

Sarah Hoeke takes over as head volleyball coach by Katie Archer A perfectly timed set between setter and hitter can produce a point and spark a blazing fire in a team. After 32 years of coaching, Kathie Woods retired when last year’s volleyball season ended. For assistant coach Sarah Hoeke, the timing was perfect to ascend the roll of head coach for…

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Learn the playbook

After settling into the new place and attending new student orientation, it’s time to get ready for sports at Clackamas Community College. Any students who love cheering on their school will be able to find opportuni- ties at CCC. As part of the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC), CCC is one of the biggest sports schools…

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