athletes

CCC sister athletes reflect on missed softball season

By Clackamas Print / June 1, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada There’s something magical that sports are able to do to a fan — sports have an incredible ability to hold and manipulate an individual’s emotions; they can make you feel deep fear and stress, and in an instant, those emotions can be redirected into overwhelming excitement and joy. When one is…

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Basketball alum professionally plays in Japan

By Lexis Shull / December 3, 2019

Story by Lexis Shull Chehales Tapscott is living proof that even community college athletes can make it big. In fact, Tapscott played basketball right here, at Clackamas Community College, before going on to play for Portland State. But that’s not where it ended for the competitive player. On November 1, 2013, Tapscott was selected in…

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Dollar$ for Baller$

By Clackamas Print / November 19, 2019

  The NCAA has been opposed to paying college athletes for years; however, recently the NCAA’s Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow collegiate athletes to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness. The Board of Governors may have felt some pressure from the state of California, whose governor, Gavin Newsom, passed…

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New Planet Fitness opens

By Lexis Shull / October 23, 2019

Oregon City’s new Planet Fitness athletic gym just opened at 19003 South Beavercreek Road, two minutes down the street from Clackamas Community College. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the only exceptions include a few specific holidays. Ironically enough, Planet Fitness sits adjacent to both Shari’s and Taco Bell. According to the…

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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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