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Q&A with Chelsea Bone

By Travis Whittaker / May 30, 2017

MEET CCC’S HEPTATHALON CHAMPION AND WOMEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR, CHELSEA BONE By Travis David V Whittaker Clackamas Community College’s track and field athlete Chelsea Bone almost walked away from the sport she now loves as a college sophomore. Her work ethic and dedication to excellence has landed her a full-time scholarship, and at…

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Winterhawks seize playoff slot

By Travis Whittaker / March 14, 2017

Portland seals final playoff spot with close victory over Prince George Cougars By Travis David V Whittaker The Portland Winterhawks defeated the Prince George Cougars 5-4 on March 8. With the win, the Hawks clinched the eighth and final spot in the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference after the Spokane Chiefs lost to the Everett…

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Winterhawks clinch playoff spot with win over Prince George 5-4

By Travis Whittaker / March 9, 2017

By Travis David V Whittaker The Portland Winterhawks defeated the Prince George Cougars by a final score of 5-4 at the Moda Center on March 8. The Hawks have now won four games in a row and are 6-3-1 in their past ten games. With the win, and a loss by the Spokane Chiefs, the…

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Wrestling falls 3.5 points short

By Travis Whittaker / February 28, 2017

  By Travis David V Whittaker With a season that was as historical as it can get, the Clackamas Community College wrestling team had their hearts ripped out of their chests by Iowa Central’s heavyweight Thomas Petersen after he was declared the winner in his 285-pound finals match. Going into the NJCAA national finals round,…

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Wrestling wins West Region Championships

By Travis Whittaker / February 13, 2017

By Travis David V Whittaker After a supreme regular season, the Clackamas Community College wrestling team got its first leg of the post-season off to a tremendous start at Southwestern Oregon Community College on Feb. 12. The No. 2 ranked team in the country obtained its fourth straight Western Regional Championship after steamrolling its way…

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Cougars struggle to find consistency

By Travis Whittaker / February 7, 2017

GRAPPLING WITH MEDIOCRE SEASON, COUGARS ATTEMPT TO MOUNT COMEBACK LATE IN YEAR By Travis David V Whittaker Since the 1999-2000 season, the Clackamas men’s basketball team has found themselves among the 16 teams that qualified for the NWAC tournament. But this year, the team is in unfamiliar territory, unsure if they’ll make the tournament. With…

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Top Golf drives the party

By Travis Whittaker / January 31, 2017

  BY TRAVIS DAVID V WHITTAKER Golf is mostly known as a high class sport around the world. Many people typically play a nine or 18-hole round. Some just hit balls at the range for practice. But back in 2000, two brothers thought of a way to make a driving range the life of a…

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Weather impacts practice times

By Travis Whittaker / January 24, 2017

Clackamas students, athletes lose first week of classes due to winter weather   By Travis David V Whittaker With Clackamas Community College students having four weeks off after fall term due to the holiday break, many who were looking forward to the next term had to wait a bit longer. On the evening of Tuesday,…

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From Marine to murderball

By Travis Whittaker / November 22, 2016

Clackamas student competes in full-contact wheelchair sport By Travis David V Whittaker Clackamas student Tim Vixay is highly competitive in a game he likes to play, known as murderball. It is similar to rugby; however, every player is in a wheelchair. Vixay started playing in 2008 after he had completed rehabilitation for a neck and…

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Volleyball falls short of playoffs

By Travis Whittaker / November 15, 2016

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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