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Journalism competition recognizes college newspapers

By Ian Van Orden / May 22, 2018

Once a year, college newspapers from all over Oregon gather to compete in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association’s Collegiate Newspaper Contest. Submitting stories on a variety of topics, including best section, best writing and best photography. The competitors, including major universities such as Portland State University, and community colleges, such as Clackamas Community College, are…

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Clackamas places seven All-Americans

By Doug Fry / February 27, 2018

Story by Doug Fry Copy Editor Clackamas Community College is home to one of the top junior college wrestling programs in the nation, proven by their record of five straight National Dual Titles and their consistency of finishing near the top at the National Junior College Athletic Association Wrestling Championships each year. The Cougars recorded…

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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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Grappling with athlete housing

By Doug Fry / November 15, 2017

Story by Doug Fry Sports Editor The Clackamas Community College wrestling team helps us step into the shoes of a student-athlete in a small way by showing a glimpse into their experience living with other athletes. For many students, a home is not a worry when they look forward to going to college, but athletes…

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Cougars look to bounce back

By Jacob Thompson / November 15, 2017

  CLACKAMAS LOOKS TO WIN 20-PLUS GAMES AFTER GOING 17-12 IN 2016-17 By Jacob Thompson Assistant sports editor The Clackamas Community College women’s basketball team looks to keep their program’s winning tradition alive as the 2017-18 season approaches. The Cougars have advanced to the NWAC playoffs 16 out of the last 17 years. Last season…

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Timbers lock up playoffs

By Doug Fry / October 17, 2017

By Doug Fry Sports Editor On Sunday, Oct. 15, the third place Portland Timbers played host to D.C. United in the second-to-last game of the regular season. As always, the Timbers played in front of a high energy and very enthusiastic crowd of 21,144 at Jeld-Wen Field. Portland defeated D.C. in blowout fashion 4-0 and…

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Pickled for the summer

By Doug Fry / September 27, 2017

By Doug Fry Sports Editor Renner Stecki of Clackamas Community College spent his summer traveling the West Coast playing baseball for the Portland Pickles. The Pickles are a summer collegiate woodbat team that plays in the Great West League. Stecki played third base for Portland on a roster that had players from all over the…

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Lifeguards preach water safety

By Doug Fry / June 6, 2017

CCC wrestler is among those who tried to save 19-year old victim By Doug Fry For many Oregonians, when summer comes around, it means getting a group of friends and heading down to the river. Cooling off in your favorite swimming hole can seem like a harmless fun time, but at any given moment things…

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Israel to host 2018 World Lacrosse Championships

By Doug Fry / June 6, 2017

For the first time since the World Lacrosse Championships started in 1967, a country outside of the United States, Canada, England and Australia will host the competition. Just one day after the bombing in Manchester, England, the city decided to withdraw from hosting the competition. On May 23, it was announced that Netanya, Israel would…

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Track place third in their division

By Doug Fry / May 30, 2017

Clackamas Community College track and field can now put another successful season in the books. Both men’s and women’s teams placed third in their divisions last week at the NWAC championships. Clackamas women scored 114 points while the men scored 120 points and they each earned a spot on the podium. The Cougars were able…

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