softball

Softball in a COVID world

By Hannah oldham / March 14, 2021

Starting March 19, the Clackamas Community College softball team will kick off their games for the season. They have lost about 20% of their usual 25 games to COVID-19 precautions and will only be playing Oregon schools, but that doesn’t damper the positive attitude we saw at the practice on Monday, March 1. Everyone was…

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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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Student athletes struggle to overcome spring hurdles

By Lexis Shull / May 2, 2020

After the deeply disappointing cancellation of spring sports at Clackamas Community College, Jim Martineu wrote in an email that, “All spring sport athletes who participated before the cancellation will get their year of eligibility back.” Initially, this sounds like great news, but it further complicates things for sophomore athletes.  Transfer decisions have become even harder…

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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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Q+A with Kevin Arizo

By Clackamas Print / March 3, 2020

Story by Riley Buerk Maybe you know him from hanging out in his room in Randall, or maybe you’ve been a patient. Kevin Arizo is originally from Hawaii and has spent 12 years at CCC as an athletic trainer. TCP: Where did you go to college? Arizo: Pacific University in Forest Grove. TCP: Did you…

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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 softball beats Chemeketa CC in double header

By Lexis Shull / May 15, 2019

Under a cloudless sky and unforgiving 85 degree heat, the bleachers were filled to capacity with brightly colored umbrellas, hats and sunglasses for the unlucky ones who didn’t have the pleasure of shade to escape the sun’s brutal rays. But the one thing producing more heat than the sun last Friday were the two bitter…

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Briefs: Softball, student clothing line, baseball

By Jacob Thompson / May 7, 2019

Natalie Munson hits 16th homerun Sophomore catcher Natalie Munson knocked her sixteenth homer of the season out of the park on May 1. Munson set the single season homerun record for Clackamas Community College last season with 18 and with three games left to play, she may be able to break her own record in…

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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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Munson breaks CCC softball single season home run record

By Jacob Thompson / May 8, 2018

Freshman catcher Natalie Munson made Clackamas Community College softball history Friday when she hit home run No. 17  of the season, passing third baseman Kylie Gonzales (16 HRs in 2016) for the single season home run record. Munson wasn’t known as a HR hitter during her career at Westview High School, hitting four HRs in…

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