softball

Cougar softball fights the Storm

By Quinton Prudhomme / April 16, 2024

By Quinton Prudhomme General Assignments Editor   On Wednesday, April 3, the Cougars softball team faced off against the Chemeketa Storm playing two games back to back. The Cougars and the Storm were both fighting for the fourth place spot in the North Western Athletic Conference southern bracket. It was a gray day which mirrored…

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Softball Player from Hawaii Takes on Oregon

By Brandi Dees / April 21, 2023

Clackamas Community College has many athletes that come from other states to play sports. The Clackamas Print was privileged to interview Maura Muniz from Haleiwa North Shore, Hawaii. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. The Clackamas Print: What made you choose CCC? Maura Muniz: I chose CCC because I liked their softball…

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Once a Coug, always a Coug

By Aaliyana Balderas / January 30, 2023

Katie Aden, the Assistant Softball Coach here at Clackamas Community College, has been nationally recognized by being named Easton/NCFA Assistant Coach of the Year for 2022. The Clackamas Print had the pleasure of speaking to Aden on her successes, struggles and experiences playing softball and becoming a coach.  The Clackamas Print: How long have you…

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CCC women’s basketball team strives to repeat success

By Aaliyana Balderas / November 30, 2022

As the weather gets colder and winter approaches, so does basketball season. The Women’s Basketball team at Clackamas Community College ended their 2021-2022 season ranked top four in the Northwest. Finishing last season with a loss to Peninsula, the cougars are ready to make their way to the top again this season. Hemani Kalia is…

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Got Scholarships?

By Connor McCoy / November 12, 2022

Scholarships may help you pay for studies. The Clackamas Print sat down with Debra Mason and Sally Noble of the Foundation to find out everything you need to know about scholarships and how to apply. Here’s what they had to say. The Clackamas Print: To start off, what is your job? Debra Mason: I lead…

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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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