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Lady Cougars suffer disappointinglosses
by Melissa Baughman
Staff Writer
The Clackamas Commu­
nity College women’s basketball
team lost games to Mt. Hood
Community College and Lane
Community College in last week's
league play.
The Lady Cougars lost
to Mt. Hood on their home court
Jan. 13, 56-52.
Coach Kim
Spaulding said it was a game that
they should have won.
“We
had
every
opportunity to win. We made
some crucial errors at the end,”
Spaulding explained. “We really
wanted to win at home. There is
no reason why we can’tbeat them
on their home court next time.”
Jenny Topham led the
way once again, scoring 15 points
and pulling down 14 rebounds.
Kristie Preiskorn and Sheri
Wehling each hit for 9 points
while Brandy Toivonen chipped
in 7 points.
The team traveled to
Eugene on Saturday toplay Lane,
the number-three ranked team in
the
Northwest
Athletic
Association of Community
Colleges. Clackamas suffered
its biggest loss of the season by
losing 89-62.
Topham hit 9 of 14 from
the field and scored 21 points.
She also had 9 rebounds.
Spaulding praised her efforts.
“Jenny is playing really
well. She’s scoring and she’s
still rebounding,” Spaulding said.
Jill Warrington rejoined
the line up and hit 6 of 10 from
the field for 12 points. She also
grabbed 9 rebounds.
“Jill is the strongest,
most consistent post I have. It’s
great to see her back in the line
up,” Spaulding said.
Spaulding has been
highly impressed with Preiskom’s
efforts. “Kristie has picked up
her game a whole level. She
gives the team a spark when she’s
in there.”
CCC hits the road this
week in hopes of picking up some
wins. They travel to Umpqua
today, to Linn-Benton on Friday
and to Southwestern on Saturday.
“We need to start
winning,” Spaulding concluded.
Photo by Anjanette Booth
Freshman Janell Temple drives the lane for an easy two
against Portland Community College. The women now
hold a 6-10 overall record.
Photo by Anjanette Booth
Coach Kim Spaulding brings the Lady Cougars together in a huddle during a game.
Sports Briefs
Attention ail intramural bits*
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ketball players! Ttie registra­ boardersor thosewhojustwant
tion deadline has beat extended • to party up at Mt; Hood Mead*
to Friday, m hopes of getting ows. Ski Bal! ^3, will be held
another team signed tip. How* Friday from 4 p.m. to midnight,
ever, play will definitely begin There will be an ongoing party in
on Tuesday at 12:30p,mjn the theupperpart ofthe North Lodge,
Randall Oym.
Tickets are$7.m tite ASCmfiee,
Thursday, the Cougarwres-
tiers will take on tíié Oregon
Thunderbolts at 7 P*m, m thé
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Randall Cym.Friday^theCou-
gars will compete at Lower
Columbia College and Safaft-
day, they face Yakima Valley:
CC
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Photo by Anjanette Booth
Kyle Dixon scores a layup. In last week's action, the
men beat Mt. Hood CC114-73 and defeated Lane 102-
101 in a triple-overtime thriller.
Skiers take to slopes
by Daphne Hartt
Sports Editor
With a plentiful snowfall this
winter, the Clackamas Ski and
snowboarding classes are bound
to leave students cuttin’ up the
slopes.
H The CCC ski program has
been around for many years, but
according to Maria Wynia, health/
fitness teacher ayd campus coor­
dinator for the ski program, this
is "the first year that Clackamas
has a three-term ski program."
Wynia has been teaching at
CCC for 13 years, but has only
been in charge of the ski pro­
gram for a few years. She is
excited about having a spring ski
program and said it should attract
many students.
With this change, students
can now enroll in ski classes during
Fall, Winter or Spring Term for
lessons at Timberline or Mt. Hood
Meadows.
The Timberline course in­
structors utilize the American
Teaching System (ATS). It is
recognized worldwide as the
leading method in skill develop­
ment and teaching methodology.
Besides stressing improvement
in ski ability, the Timberline Ski
School's objectives consist of
safety while skiing, athletic ac-
tivity/skiing fitness, technical
skills of skiing in varied condi­
tions, knowledge of ski or snow­
board equipment and mainte­
nance, social interaction and en­
joyment of skiing as a lifetime
sport.
All instruction will be pro­
vided by certified ski instructors.
Depending on experience, stu­
dents can take beginning, inter­
mediate or advanced lessons.
Students may also choose which
type of lessons they would like.
The ski program offers alpine
downhill, nordic (cross country)
and telemark skiing and snow­
boarding classes.
Students who really love to
ski, snowboard or just love being
outdoors should consider this one-
credit class to go toward their
physical education requirement.
The cost of each class varies, de­
pending on which package the
student selects. But overall prices
are reasonable. Students could
actually wind up saving a little
money because of the package
deals.
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