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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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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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Spring sports cancelled for 2020 season

By Lexis Shull / April 21, 2020

  One of the largest effects COVID-19 has had on Clackamas Community College was not only cancelling in-person classes, but also all spring sports for their entire season. Jim Martineau, Director of Health/PE/Athletics said in an email, “[that] the NWAC conference first suspended and then cancelled all spring sports.”  NWAC called it off on March…

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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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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 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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CCC hosts cross country southern region championships

By James Harley / November 5, 2019

Story by James Harley Clackamas Community College hosted the NWAC Southern Region Cross Country Championships this past weekend as the Cougars battled a season plagued with injuries. The meet featured the eight teams within the NWAC Southern Region, with the women running a 5 km race and the men running an 8 km race around…

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Soccer wins for first time in over a year

By Lexis Shull / October 15, 2019

It had been 393 days since their last win. Clackamas Community College’s women’s soccer team finally tasted victory, defeating Chemeketa 2-1 on Oct. 11. The last time the Cougars won a game was also against Chemeketa, defeating the storm 2-1. Through the first half of the season, the Cougars defense has allowed 26 goals and…

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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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The race to the playoffs

By Lexis Shull / April 23, 2019

Clackamas Community College’s softball team had a rough weekend that started with two losses in a double header against Edmonds Community College on April 17 and ended with a 5-4 loss to North Idaho College. The Cougars are 1-5 in their last six games and have an overall record of 17-17. Despite having difficulties winning…

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