track and field

Cougar athlete Caedyn Laninga preparing for his throw at the CCC track and field meet.

CCC track and field team competes on campus

By Gabriella Vigil / April 24, 2024

By Gabriella Vigil Sports Editor   The Clackamas Community College track and field team hosted a javelin and hammer throw event as part of their track and field season. The event, consisting of men’s and women’s teams from several Oregon colleges including Pacific University, George Fox University, Southern Oregon University, Western Oregon University, Lewis and…

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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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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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Track and Field Men’s and Women’s Teams Take Third

By Clackamas Print / May 30, 2018

After competing in 13 meets, Clackamas Community College’s track and field program’s season concluded with the Northwest Athletic Conference Track and Field Championship on May 21 and 22. The Cougars had enjoyed a successful season with many of their athletes nationally ranked, like freshman J.J. Walker, who’s 6145 points in the NWAC multi-event Championship would…

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BREAKING: CCC student and track athlete passes unexpectedly

By Autumn Berend / April 18, 2018

Clackamas Community College student and track athlete, Brian Edwards, died unexpectedly on Tuesday. The cause of death has not been specified and was publically announced to all staff through mass email on Wednesday at 1:03 pm. “At times like this, we are called to come together as a community and to be supportive and caring…

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Track and field takes stride

By Clackamas Print / March 8, 2017

By Tim Vixay Springtime in Oregon can only mean one thing: track and field season is here! The Clackamas Community College track and field team has a long competitive history, finishing in the top three for men’s and women’s in the NWAC and Southern Regionals for the past four years. Head coach Keoni McHone has…

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Track sweats out the good stuff

By Travis Whittaker / May 24, 2016

Promising results comes out of this season’s track team, gaining bright hope for future season Throw all of the past success out the window. What happened earlier this season no longer matters. Every track and field athlete trains for the moment and opportunity to compete in the regional and conference meet at the end of…

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Track vaults into season

By Travis Whittaker / April 12, 2016

After a rainy winter, the sun came out in Oregon and the men’s and women’s Track and Field teams started to bloom. Clackamas Community College runners and throwers team have a lot to look forward to this season. With only a handful of events, the bulk of the season is still to come as they move…

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