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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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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Cougars shine bright in first meet

By William Farris / March 13, 2018

COUGARS EXCELL IN THEIR FIRST TRACK MEET, HOPEFULLY A FORESHADOWING OF ACHIEVEMENTS TO COME Story and photo by William Farris Track and field season is under way at Clackamas Community College and the first meets have left students and coaches excited for the coming season. With great performances and hopeful outlooks, this year is shaping…

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Q&A with Chelsea Bone

By Travis Whittaker / May 30, 2017

MEET CCC’S HEPTATHALON CHAMPION AND WOMEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR, CHELSEA BONE By Travis David V Whittaker Clackamas Community College’s track and field athlete Chelsea Bone almost walked away from the sport she now loves as a college sophomore. Her work ethic and dedication to excellence has landed her a full-time scholarship, and at…

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Track place third in their division

By Doug Fry / May 30, 2017

Clackamas Community College track and field can now put another successful season in the books. Both men’s and women’s teams placed third in their divisions last week at the NWAC championships. Clackamas women scored 114 points while the men scored 120 points and they each earned a spot on the podium. The Cougars were able…

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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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Track prepares to run at Linfield

By James Harley / March 7, 2016

It’s hard to find an athlete who is not excited for the Clackamas Community College track and field season to start. The Cougars’ track and field team has high hopes. Last year both the men’s and women’s teams finished second in the Southern Region Championships and third in the NWAC Championships. Athletes and coaches prepare…

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Funds fall short of finish line

By Lily Shaver / October 13, 2015

Track receives a two-lane facelift over the summer by Lily Shaver Wandering down to the Clackamas Community College’s track, it’s noticeable that two lanes have been resurfaced. The rest of the track remains in its sorry state of holes and cracks. The last time the track was completely resurfaced was in 1992. The surface put…

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