Travis David V Whittaker

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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Winterhawks seize playoff slot

By Travis Whittaker / March 14, 2017

Portland seals final playoff spot with close victory over Prince George Cougars By Travis David V Whittaker The Portland Winterhawks defeated the Prince George Cougars 5-4 on March 8. With the win, the Hawks clinched the eighth and final spot in the Western Hockey League’s Western Conference after the Spokane Chiefs lost to the Everett…

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Cougars struggle to find consistency

By Travis Whittaker / February 7, 2017

GRAPPLING WITH MEDIOCRE SEASON, COUGARS ATTEMPT TO MOUNT COMEBACK LATE IN YEAR By Travis David V Whittaker Since the 1999-2000 season, the Clackamas men’s basketball team has found themselves among the 16 teams that qualified for the NWAC tournament. But this year, the team is in unfamiliar territory, unsure if they’ll make the tournament. With…

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Top Golf drives the party

By Travis Whittaker / January 31, 2017

  BY TRAVIS DAVID V WHITTAKER Golf is mostly known as a high class sport around the world. Many people typically play a nine or 18-hole round. Some just hit balls at the range for practice. But back in 2000, two brothers thought of a way to make a driving range the life of a…

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From Marine to murderball

By Travis Whittaker / November 22, 2016

Clackamas student competes in full-contact wheelchair sport By Travis David V Whittaker Clackamas student Tim Vixay is highly competitive in a game he likes to play, known as murderball. It is similar to rugby; however, every player is in a wheelchair. Vixay started playing in 2008 after he had completed rehabilitation for a neck and…

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Writer finds family at Arlington

By Travis Whittaker / November 2, 2016

Student pays respect to family member who served in Vietnam Story and photos by Travis David V Whittaker With many sights and sounds that resonate throughout our nation’s capital, one of the best sights is on the Virginia side of the Potomac River, one mile west of the Lincoln Memorial. Many people have been laid…

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Football sweetens up Halloween

By Travis Whittaker / October 26, 2016

By Travis David V Whittaker Halloween night could lead to many options. This year, hardcore football fans might be at the local bar or at home watching ESPN’s broadcast of Monday Night Football between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears. Entering the game for Monday, the Vikings hold an edge in the standings with…

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P.E. classes cut

By Travis Whittaker / October 18, 2016

THREE CLASSES ELIMINATED THIS TERM DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT By Travis David V Whittaker Starting in grade school and up through high school, physical education was a major requirement. Today, with the advancement of technology, people are becoming less active in daily life. Yet Clackamas Community College had to cut three of the P.E. classes…

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Cougars look to heat up the net

By Travis Whittaker / October 11, 2016

By Travis David V Whittaker In athletics, there will always be streaks. Some are hot and some are cold. Either way, everyone loves it when their favorite team and player are on fire. They get that feeling like they are in the zone and everything moves at their own pace. For the Clackamas Cougars volleyball…

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Women get more room to flex

By Travis Whittaker / September 25, 2016

Women’s locker room expanded to meet Title IX guidelines By Travis David V Whittaker Closed for the summer. Students who took summer classes were unable to use the lower level of Randall Hall where the workout facility is located. The building has been under construction after several findings related to Title IX and the Americans…

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