basketball

A season to remember

By Jacob Thompson / March 13, 2018

Story and photos by Jacob Thompson Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team’s season came to a close Thursday afternoon at Everett as the Everett Community College Trojans defeated the Cougars 102-77. From the opening tip it looked like Clackamas might be in trouble, falling behind 15-5 with 6:08 remaining in the first quarter with only…

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21 wins, one goal

By Jacob Thompson / March 6, 2018

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CLAIMS 3 SEED, LOOKING TO CLINCH NWAC TITLE Story and photo by Jacob Thompson Sports editor When the 2017-2018 season was about to get under way, Clackamas Community College’s women’s program was looking to break 20 wins, again after finishing 17-12 last season. Despite a loss on Sophomore Night to Chemeketa, 61-59, the…

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Survive and advance

By Jacob Thompson / March 6, 2018

AFTER MISSING THE PLAYOFFS LAST SEASON, CCC’S MEN’S BASKETBALL IS BACK IN THE POSTSEASON Story and photo by Jacob Thompson Despite losing six out of the last 10 games to end the regular season, Clackamas Community College’s men’s basketball team qualifies for the NWAC playoffs. The Cougars were unable to beat Chemeketa Community College in…

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CCC men’s basketball breaks four-game losing streak

By Jacob Thompson / February 21, 2018

By Jacob Thompson Clackamas Community College’s men’s basketball team ends a four-game losing streak and puts themselves back in the playoff picture with an 88-81 win over Lane Community College on Saturday. The Cougars lost some closely-contested games during the losing streak. They fell 80-78 in overtime to Mt. Hood Community College on Jan. 31;…

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Q&A: Getting to know star cougar Nygil Carr

By Clackamas Print / February 13, 2018

Sophomore guard Nygil Carr is one of the most dynamic scorers currently playing in the NWAC. Averaging 19.8 points per game, Carr ranks 9th overall in the NWAC for ppg. His highest scoring game this season was 51 points. The Clackamas Print caught up with Carr and asked him about basketball and his other hobbies.…

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Clif Wegner: An unknown coaching legend

By Jacob Thompson / February 9, 2018

By Jacob Thompson Sports Editor Students of Clackamas Community College may not realize it, but the Cougars’ men’s basketball team is coached by a legendary coach, Clif Wegner. Wegner has won over 440 games as a junior college basketball coach. Along the way, he has won four NWAC Championships (1994 as an assistant, and 2007,…

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Cougars continue comeback

By Jacob Thompson / January 23, 2018

By Jacob Thompson Sports editor Clackamas Community College’s men’s basketball team overcomes slow start at Chemeketa Community College to win their fourth straight game, improving to 12-6 on the season and 4-1 in league play. Coming off of a 76-65 win over Linn-Benton Community College on Jan. 17, the Cougars looked to keep things rolling…

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Cougars slay at Chemeketa

By Jacob Thompson / January 23, 2018

By Jacob Thompson Sports editor Clackamas Community College’s Women’s basketball team improved to 14-3 overall, led by sophomore guard Kennedy Nofziger and freshman guard Alia Parsons with 16 points a piece. The cougars are now 5-0 in league play with their 77-66 win over Chemeketa Community College on Jan. 20. With sophomore guard Brittany McCormick…

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Cougars reach finals

By Doug Fry / November 29, 2017

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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Cougars tip-off season with win

By Jacob Thompson / November 22, 2017

By Jacob Thompson Assistant Sports Editor The Clackamas Community College women’s basketball team started the season off with a bang, defeating the Centralia College Trailblazers 75-64 on Nov. 18. The game was the first in two years for both sophomore guard Nicole Hermosillo-Wright, who red-shirted during the 2016-17 season, and sophomore guard Ricki Mock who…

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