basketball

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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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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Basketball alum talks about playing in Canada

By Lexis Shull / November 12, 2019

Native Aussie Adam Gehrig is a basketball alum who played in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons at Clackamas Community College before transferring to play at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. Gehrig is currently averaging 8.8 points per game and has been perfect from the charity stripe through Trinity Western’s four games against Kamloops…

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Letter from the new Chief

By Jacob Thompson / October 1, 2019

Welcome back to another year at Clackamas Community College. My time on this campus is coming to an end, but I wanted to take the opportunity to pass on the most important thing I learned in my six years here. When I first stepped foot on Clackamas’ Oregon City campus, I was 18 years old.…

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Clackamas welcomes new court

By Lexis Shull / October 1, 2019

While most Clackamas Community College students and staff were off enjoying the summer sun, hard work was underway on the athletic gym located in Randall Hall. The gym is an integral part of campus, hosting sports teams and classes such as volleyball, basketball, and many classes, such as tennis when the rain won’t give up.…

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Student athlete diets

By Lexis Shull / June 4, 2019

Typically, the first thing that comes to mind when discussing an athlete’s success is their fitness. Something that is often overlooked is what they actually eat. Imagine a juicy burger, a perfectly cooked lobster, the cheesiest pizza you could possibly dream of, or any other food that appeals to your taste buds. These are the…

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Fight to the playoffs

By Clackamas Print / February 8, 2019

Story by Cole Sowders With the postseason approaching quickly there is little margin for error. That margin is even slimmer for Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team. After finishing the first round of league play with a record of 4-4, the Cougars found themselves in fifth place behind Chemeketa, who they lost to in double…

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From student to assistant coach

By Jacob Thompson / November 20, 2018

After hearing about Clackamas Community College from a close childhood friend, Francisco Alvares moved from Nevada in 2016 to attempt to make his dream of playing college baseball a reality. After not making the cut on CCC’s baseball team, Alvares started to help out with the men’s basketball team. Two years later, Alvares has a…

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Men’s basketball returns in style

By Jacob Thompson / November 20, 2018

The Clackamas Community College’s men’s basketball team opened the season Nov. 16 and find themselves with a 2-0 record after defeating Pacific University’s JV 101-70 on Nov. 16 and Multnomah University JV 106-73 on Nov. 17. The Cougars have a lot of new faces this season, just returning four players from the 2017-18 squad that…

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Cougars’ season ends up north

By Jacob Thompson / March 13, 2018

Story and photo by Jacob Thompson The Sweet 16 round of the NWAC basketball playoffs, was not too sweet to Clackamas Community College’s Men’s basketball team Saturday. As the Cougars fell to Peninsula College 74-87 ending their 2017-2018 campaign. It was a shaky start early Saturday morning for the Cougars, who found themselves down 8-0…

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