basketball

Sophomore Kwan Carter Awarded Conference Player of the Week

By Reilly J. Smith / May 19, 2021

On April 27, Sophomore Kwan Carter was awarded Conference Player of the Week by the Northwest Athletic Conference for Men’s Basketball. During the two games he played this week, Carter averaged 18 points, eight rebounds, one steal, and one block per game. Carter began playing basketball in second grade. He became interested in the sport…

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Robert Ford CCC basketball player to transfer to Idaho State

By Clackamas Print / May 19, 2020

Robert Ford, basketball player and guard for Clackamas Community College averaged 23.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game during his sophomore season. Ford shot 40.1% from three and led Clackamas to a 25-3 overall record and he has committed to play for Idaho State, a division one school who competes in the Big…

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COVID-19 halts the sports world

By Riley Buerk / March 12, 2020

Story by Riley Buerk From the Division I men’s and women’s March Madness basketball tournaments all the way down to high school athletics, sporting events all across the country are getting cancelled. Once Rudy Gobert, starting center for the NBA’s Utah Jazz, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 11, it had a sweeping effect…

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Coronavirus postpones ballers

By Clackamas Print / March 10, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada On Thursday, March 5, Everett Community College closed its campus due to coronavirus concerns, effectively postponing the NWAC Basketball Championship games that were in progress that afternoon. The 16-team men’s and women’s tournament has been relocated to Clackamas and Linn-Benton community colleges. The first two rounds of the women’s tournament will…

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Q+A with Kevin Arizo

By Clackamas Print / March 3, 2020

Story by Riley Buerk Maybe you know him from hanging out in his room in Randall, or maybe you’ve been a patient. Kevin Arizo is originally from Hawaii and has spent 12 years at CCC as an athletic trainer. TCP: Where did you go to college? Arizo: Pacific University in Forest Grove. TCP: Did you…

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CCC Men’s Basketball players discuss the best basketball game ever

By Clackamas Print / March 3, 2020

Story by Kyler Fleming 2K is a fictional NBA game where you are able to play as any current team, legend teams or classic teams. You are also able to be the general manager of any current team, or create your own player and start your own NBA career. With the NBA playoffs coming up,…

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Kobe Bryant was respected and made an impact in Portland

By Jacob Thompson / January 28, 2020

Story By Jacob Thompson Jan. 26, 2020, will be a date always remembered as the day the basketball community lost a legend. Here in Portland, Kobe Bryant, the basketball player, was the villain. Somehow it always seemed Kobe and his Los Angeles Lakers were destined to ruin Portland’s chance at gaining glory. I grew up…

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Men’s, women’s basketball off to a strong start

By Clackamas Print / January 21, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada The Clackamas Cougars basketball teams are good — really good. Both the men’s and women’s team tore through the preseason, with the men finishing 11-1 and the women 10-1 through that stretch. The Cougars’ preseason success has carried over to their conference games as the men’s team is now 5-0 and…

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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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Women’s basketball wins first two games of the season

By Jacob Thompson / November 26, 2019

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball picked up two big wins to open their 2019-20 campaign. On Wednesday the team knocked off Pacific University’s junior varsity team 101-55 and Friday they fought tooth and nail, outlasting Walla Walla Community College 66-61. The Cougars came out strong and quickly took a 9-2 lead a little over two…

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