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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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Staff writer attempts wrestling workouts

By Clackamas Print / February 19, 2020

Story by Nick Schwada There I sat — legs shaking, head foggy, wondering if it was safe for me to drive home. Monday, Feb. 10, I joined the Clackamas Community College wrestling team for one of their regular conditioning sessions. The aftermath? A sore body, blurry vision and a greater appreciation for some of the…

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Blazers weigh trade options

By Clackamas Print / February 5, 2020

      By Nick Schwada Coming into the 2019-20 season, there were high hopes for the Portland Trail Blazers. After coming off a trip to the Western Conference Finals, fans expected to see the Blazers make a return to the playoffs for another run. This, however, has not been the case. Through major roster…

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Basketball player profiles

By Clackamas Print / January 28, 2020

Interviews by Nick Schwada TCP: Who are your top three favorite artists? Paige Downer: Mac Miller, DaBaby and Ella Mai. Kat Hilton: Can we just have the same ones? I mean, we’re roommates so we kind of listen to a lot of the same music. K’wan Carter: Roddy Ricch, Rod Wave and Lil Wayne. Rob…

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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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