Clackamas places seven All-Americans

Story by Doug Fry Copy Editor Clackamas Community College is home to one of the top junior college wrestling programs in the nation, proven by their record of five straight National Dual Titles and their consistency of finishing near the top at the National Junior College Athletic Association Wrestling Championships each year. The Cougars recorded…

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Cougars reach finals

After all of the turkey was put away and leftovers were wrapped up to be sent home with family members, all that was left was Thanksgiving basketball. Both the Clackamas men’s and women’s basketball teams participated in their respective holiday tournaments. The men competed in the Raiders 2017 Thanksgiving Classic tournament hosted in Seattle, while…

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A football lover’s guide to Thanksgiving

By Doug Fry Sports Editor For many, Thanksgiving is a time for gathering family, appreciating what we’re thankful for in life and gorging ourselves with foods we cherish once a year, but for some it means the bliss of watching football without nagging weekend chores or work. This is the football lover’s guide to Thanksgiving. Many…

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Grappling with athlete housing

Story by Doug Fry Sports Editor The Clackamas Community College wrestling team helps us step into the shoes of a student-athlete in a small way by showing a glimpse into their experience living with other athletes. For many students, a home is not a worry when they look forward to going to college, but athletes…

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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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Pickled for the summer

By Doug Fry Sports Editor Renner Stecki of Clackamas Community College spent his summer traveling the West Coast playing baseball for the Portland Pickles. The Pickles are a summer collegiate woodbat team that plays in the Great West League. Stecki played third base for Portland on a roster that had players from all over the…

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Lifeguards preach water safety

CCC wrestler is among those who tried to save 19-year old victim By Doug Fry For many Oregonians, when summer comes around, it means getting a group of friends and heading down to the river. Cooling off in your favorite swimming hole can seem like a harmless fun time, but at any given moment things…

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Israel to host 2018 World Lacrosse Championships

For the first time since the World Lacrosse Championships started in 1967, a country outside of the United States, Canada, England and Australia will host the competition. Just one day after the bombing in Manchester, England, the city decided to withdraw from hosting the competition. On May 23, it was announced that Netanya, Israel would…

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Track place third in their division

Clackamas Community College track and field can now put another successful season in the books. Both men’s and women’s teams placed third in their divisions last week at the NWAC championships. Clackamas women scored 114 points while the men scored 120 points and they each earned a spot on the podium. The Cougars were able…

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