The print. (Oregon City, Oregon) 1977-1989, February 21, 1979, Page 7, Image 7

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    Women drop tough one,
lose chance at play-offs
The Clackamas women’s
basketball team was virtually
from the league
playoff picture Saturday night
when they dropped a close 65-
63 decision in overtime to Um­
pqua Community College at
Randall Gym.
By Mark McNeary
Of The Print
The Cougars, who trailed
the whole contest, fought back
and tied the game at the buzzer
sending the two teams into
overtime. In the extra period,
however, some crucial tur­
novers and event more crucial
fouls led to the eventual defeat.
Up and in
An avid basketball en­
“We committed fouls on the
people who were making their
free throws,” Coach Nancy
Mikleton said. “Besides that,
we turned the ball over at the
wrong time. We wanted this
game so bad, 1 guess it was just
a twist of fate in their direc­
thusiast participates in the
College’s intramural
program. Games are played
on Tuesdays and Thursdays
with much talent being
Jeff Newton, Mike.Murphy,
Bill Spidell, and Rick
Clackamas trailed at the half,
Gloss, all formerly of the 27-21, but were able to fight
College’s men’s team, are and stay in the game until the
but a few of the players very end, even without the ser­
taking part in the action. vices of their two starting guar­
Photo by Pat Carlson.
ds, who fouled out.
gather titles
The College sponsored a the under 125-pound division.
wnst-wrestling tournament last Brad Hamilton brought home
Wednesday with winners in the gold in the 126-150 area as
nine divisions. The “Armben­ the native of Beaverton beat
der Classic” featured a 130- out David Wridge of Oregon
pound women’s division as City for the title. Bruce McMinn
well as a high school division of Woodburn and Jim Adams
which included three weight of West Linn finished three and
classifications and an open four. Jim Peters of Oregon City
In the women’s 130-pound
Jodie Jones of
Woodburn took home top
honors with Doris Palmer of
Oregon City finishing second
and Janine Trees, also of
Oregon City, coming in third.
The 121-140 pound high
school men’s division winner
was John Kriegshauser of
Canby while the runner-up was
Pavid Olsen of Milwaukie. In
the 141-160 division, Scott
Slouter of Aloha was the winner
a"e Todd Hawthorne of Por­
ted finished second. Lundy
Capbell won the 161-180
In the men’s open division
Dale Kubbelke took the title for
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 1979
won the 151-175 pound
classification while Dean
Loney, Gresham, Daryl Nor­
th, Milwaukie, Jeff Tedder,
Milwaukie, and Ted Troutman
of Aurora,came in 2,3,4, and
5, respectively.
< the
heavyweights, Robert Cressler
of Oregon City won the 176-
200 pound title while Breht
Lemons was second. Walt
Billingsley and John Driscoll,
both of Portland, finished
three and four. '
Rex Rice was the super
heavyweight champion as the
Colton resident took a decision
from Mike Staudenmeier of
Gresham. Dan Champie of
Oregon City finished third.
“We kept at them and never
quit,” Mikleton said. “Even
when Mary (Manley) and Cin­
dy (Kirkpatrick) fouled out we
did a good job of staying in
the game.”
“I would say these five made
up the bulk of our overall game
and they really played as a
team as well,” Mikleton said.
“This was one of Nancy
Perkins’ best games of the year
and of course Tammy played
Barring some sort of miracle,
well. We outplayed them ex­
the Cougs are now out of con­
cept at the free throw line.”
tention to enter the regional
playoffs. Clackamas does,
The Cougars made only
however, have a chance at three of 12 from the charity
finishing in the number stripe in contrast to Umpqua’s
three slot in the OCCAA. The
Cougars’ league record stands 21 of 31. Clackamas outshot
the visitors, though, as they hit
at 7-5.
on eight more field goals.
“It doesn’t look like we have
“Free throws had to be the
much of a chance to make it
now,” Mikleton said. “But I critical factor in the game and
would still like to try and im­
the fact that the few shots from
prove our position in the
the line we did get, we missed,
didn’t help us any either.”
Once again CCC used a.
balanced attack to keep with
the visitors. Tammy White led
the charge with 19 points and
was followed closely by Nancy
Perkins with 12, Cindy Kirk­
patrick with 11, and Lisa
Laurent who hit for 10. Mary
Manley also pitched in with six.
CCC dominated the play
underneath as they out­
rebounded Umpqua, 49-33,
with Tammy White grabbing 14
and Nancy Perkins 11.
“Nancy and Tammy did a
great job on the boards and
that really helped us keep pace
also,” said Mikleton.
UCC led in scoring by the 15
ponts of Stephanie Watts off
the bench. Mikleton pointed to
this as a factor, also.
“We were keying on their big
scorer and then Watts came off
the bench and had a great
game. That seems to happen
to us quite a bit,” she said.
' This week Clackamas will
face Chemeketa in Salem and
then return home to conclude
the season against Lane. The
Chemeketa game will begin in
Salem at 8 p.m. tonight while
the Lane game is Saturday at
the same time.
“It’s hard to come off a loss
like that and play well,”
Mikleton-said. “I’m just hoping
we can play good ball and get a
couple of wins to finish the
Same old story
Men lose four
By Brian Rood
Of The Print
It was a classic case of the
same song, different words, for
the Clackamas men eagers,
who dropped four games last
On Tuesday the Cougars fell
to Willamettes’ Jay-Vees and
on Wednesday they were
thumped by Judson Baptist.
The Cougars were at OSU to
take on the J.V. club thgre and
the story was the same. The
Cougars closed out the week
with a loss to Umpqua on
In Tuesday’s loss, Hans
Rasmussen, a 6’8” graduate of
Roseburg, pumped in 32 poin­
ts to virtually “do in” the
Cougars. CCC lost the contest,
82-69, as the Willamette teaim
dominated the play most of the
game. Dan Slick was high
scorer for the Cougs with 17
Wednesday CCC traveled to
Portland to battle Judson Bap­
tist, but fell prey to what has
become the Cougs’ trademark
these past few weeks: lack of
intensity. Clackamas lost to the
Judson club, 81-76. Once
again Dan Slick led the scoring
with 24 points and was
followed by Mark Schroeder
and Tom Tirrill who had 11
.'Schroeder, 12 and Williams,
Friday Clackamas traveled to
Corvallis and Gil Coliseum to
play a team almost every other
team in the conference had
beaten, the OSU J.V.’s.
Clackamas lost, 77-65.
Johndohl led the team on
the defensive end of the floor
as he collected eight rebounds.
Dan Slick also had six for the
Slick led the offensive Attack
in the game with 26 and was
followed by Schroeder who
poured in 10. Johnny Williams
paced the team in rebounding
as the freshman pulled down
14 boards. Dan Slick and
Frank Beard had five each for
the Cougs.
Although Clackamas shot
fairly well from the field, 28-60,
it was not enough to overcome
the host team. The Cougars hit
on nine of 14 from the free
throw line.
Saturday Clackamas came
home to try and break their
losing streak but were unsuc­
cessful as they lost to Umpqua,
92-77. Once again poor defen­
se was the main reason for the
loss. Even though the Cougars
made 28 of 55 from the floor
and 21 of 29 from the line, it
wasn’t good enough.
Slick again paced the scoring
with 20 oints while Glenn
“We play well for 30 minutes
and then let down for the other
10,” Coach Len Tirrill said.
“We don’t play with intensity
for the whole game and we suf­
fer defensive lapses.”
Tonight the Cougars are at
Salem to try and break their
Chemeketa. Saturday the
Cougars will finish their season
at home against Lane Com­
munity College. Saturday’s
game is a benefit contest in
which half of the proceeds will
go to the Oregon Optometrists
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