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CHS as KOIN Game of the Week

November 8, 2014

Filed under CHS Stories, Sports, Video

CHS students in various Cavs gear lined the bleachers 5 AM Friday, as Elisabeth Oesch, KOIN News Reporter, as camera crew broadcasted directly from the gymnasium, talking about CHS’ first playoff game and school spirit. The... Read more »

CHS girls lacrosse prepares for season

Taylor Halvorson, Beginning Journalism Student

January 16, 2014

Filed under Beginning Journalism Stories, CHS Stories, Sports

With tryouts around the corner, girls lacrosse players begin pre-season practices and conditioning to prepare. CHS girls prepare for tryouts later in February with conditioning camps and preseason practices starting next week.... Read more »

Study states sports positively affect student performance

Cole Boyd, Beginning Journalism Student

January 16, 2014

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, RPHS Stories, Sports

Common stereotypes are athletes don’t excel academically. But a recent study supports what athletes and coaches have always believed to be true;  sports help students academically. “When you... Read more »

Cavs boys’ inspirational playing shines beyond the diamond

Blake Thomason, Sports Editor

May 31, 2013

Filed under CHS Stories, Sports

Commentary CHS baseball has become almost a dynasty, with championships in 2008 and 2010 lead by great individual players who have gone on to the next level. But this team isn't about adding to the dynasty, or Gatorade... Read more »

NCSD boys basketball: hot and cold

Blake Thomason and Jacob Thompson

March 11, 2013

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, RPHS Stories, Sports

With the regular season over, two NCSD basketball teams gear up for a playoff run. The RPHS boys are staying home this March, as their struggles continued all season long. After an 0-8 non-conference start, Deshawn Stephens... Read more »

NCSD girls basketball: a little of everything

Blake Thomason and Jacob Thompson

March 11, 2013

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, Op/Ed, RPHS Stories, Sports

The NCSD girls’ basketball team's regular season has come to a close. It should be one to remember, but for different reasons. The Putnam girls are going to remember this season… while they are in the weight room preparing... Read more »

MHS boys basketball cruises past Marist

Jacob Thompson, Staff

March 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

The MHS Mustangs were too hot to handle, and crushed Marist 83-58. Friday's game marked MHS's eighth straight win. During the winning streak, the Mustangs have only had one game that was within 10 points, and have averaged... Read more »

NCSD Playoff Basketball: MHS and CHS represent

Blake Thomason and Jacob Thompson

March 2, 2013

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, Op/Ed, RPHS Stories, Sports

Four of the six NCSD basketball teams made the playoffs, and three are poised to make a deep run in the playoffs, and possibly hoist the championship trophy. The Clackamas boys stumbled to the playoffs, finishing the regular... Read more »

NCSD Girls’ Basketball Midway Mark

Blake Thomason, Sports Editor

February 19, 2013

Filed under CHS Stories, MHS Stories, RPHS Stories, Sports

It’s mid-season of league play for girls’ basketball and so far it has been a reflection of the preseason. The struggles continue for the Putnam girls; their record falls to 4-12 overall, and 2-5 in league play after dropping... Read more »

State Cheer Competition

State Cheer Competition

February 19, 2013