Zach Montero

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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Clackamas can’t find the swing of things

By Jacob Thompson / April 17, 2019

Sophomore pitcher Austin Butenchoe took the mound in relief for Derek Eubanks to start the seventh inning during game one of a four-game series with Chemeketa Community College on April 12. Eubanks was brilliant, throwing five innings, surrendering one hit and striking out four batters. Despite not allowing an earned run, Eubanks left the game…

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Montero’s Life In The Pen

By Jacob Thompson / May 23, 2018

He sits in the bullpen waiting, waiting for pitching coach Jeff Lahti to give him the signal “get him hot.” He springs from the bench, grabs his mask and gets the next pitcher loose and then he returns to the bench. His name is Zach Montero and he is the bullpen catcher. Montero is currently…

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