Former students compete in Olympic Trials

By James Harley / April 12, 2016

The Olympic Wrestling Trials kicked off this past weekend in Iowa and Clackamas Community College had a big part in it. CCC had three wrestling alumni athletes qualify for the 2016 Olympic Trials. Despite a great effort by all three athletes, none of them advanced to the Olympics. The Cougar alumni that qualified were Jacob…

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Clackamas takes 6th at Nationals

By Travis Whittaker / March 7, 2016

Over the weekend, the Clackamas Community College wrestling team flew to Iowa City, Iowa, and competed in the NJCAA championships in Council Bluffs at the Mid-American Center. With a total of ten qualifiers, Clackamas Community College had three All-Americans and finished in 6th place in the team national standings. Clackamas was 13 team points away…

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Cougars pound rival North Idaho

By Katie Archer / January 27, 2016

Cougars defeat cardinals 39-12

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Wrestling starts season with win

By Katie Archer / November 10, 2015

In the last nine consecutive years, Clackamas Community College has beaten Simon Fraser University. On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Cougars defeated Simon Fraser again but in a close 2017 victory. The next day, Nov. 8, at the Mike Clock Open at Pacific University, CCC discovered Simon Fraser is better this year than in the years…

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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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National runner-up

By Clackamas Print / March 3, 2015

The Cougars wrestling team took 2nd place at the NJCAA Nationals in Des Moines, Iowa. Despite falling short of the ultimate goal, the team still had a school record eight All-Americans and all 10 wrestlers at the event scored points for the team. Head coach Josh Rhoden also was honored as the 2015 NJCAA Man…

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Are you ready for some wrestling?

By Brandon Minnis / February 24, 2015

“When your body says, ‘Screw you,’ you say, ‘Screw you’ back!” These are the words of encouragement Coach Josh Rhoden bellows at his athletes during the conditioning circuit of wrestling practice. Despite putting on performances they weren’t entirely happy with at the West Region Championship tournament, all 10 of the Cougar wrestlers qualified for the…

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Clackamas Cougars wrestling conquers West Region again

By Clackamas Print / February 17, 2015

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the Clackamas Cougars wrestling team has won the West Region championship. For the second year in a row, and four out of the past five years, the Cougars have conquered the West Region. It’s the team’s second back-to-back championship – the team also won the NWAC National Dual…

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Top ranked Cougars fall for first time

By Katie Archer / January 27, 2015

The agony of defeat. This week brings a new lesson for the Cougars as they pick up their first two losses of the season. Prior to Saturday’s dual against second-ranked North Idaho College and NAIA, second-ranked Southern Oregon University, the number one ranked Cougars were 13-0. Clackamas wrestlers faced off with two teams Saturday, Jan.…

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