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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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A Night With Saint Motel

By Clackamas Print / March 11, 2020

Story by Andrew Griffin There was a certain energy I felt when the lights went out in the Roseland Theater and Saint Motel made their way to the stage. It felt charged, like the feeling you get at the top of a rollercoaster as you wait for it to drop. Suddenly the screens on the…

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CCC prepares for first home track meet in 17 years

By Clackamas Print / March 10, 2020

Story by Riley Buerk Clackamas track and field has not hosted a home event in 17 years, but that will all change on March 21. Clackamas will be hosting a home track meet at the Oregon City CCC campus,  instead of Oregon City High School. The school decided last spring after weighing its options to…

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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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Really Feckin’ Good – The Cripple of Inishmaan opens at CCC

By Zachary Whitley / March 3, 2020

Before we start, yes, there are Irish accents. The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh is the latest production being put on by the Clackamas Community College  theater department. It features a small, diverse cast filled with CCC students and community members. Directed by James Eikrem, the play  takes place in Inishmaan, Ireland, a 200-person…

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WWE NXT TakeOver comes to Portland

By Lexis Shull / February 25, 2020

Photos by Lexis Shull Chairs, tables, and bodies flew across the ring as WWE NXT TakeOver took on Portland at the Moda Center on Feb. 16. WWE NXT TakeOver is a professional wrestling show, airing first in May 2014, that includes scripted storylines. These storylines are produced for their TV show, NXT, on a weekly…

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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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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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