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    The Clackamas Print Page. 8
Wednesday, Jan. 18,1995
SPORTS
OREGON PRIDE BACK INi STRIDE
by Zach Kreinheder
Business Manager
Yes, Oregonians, once again
we can stand tall in the national
spotlight without the scrutiny that
has seemed to shadow our state
and leave a bad taste on the lips
of everyone in the past year. We
have gone from seeing Tonya
Harding nationally humiliated,
the ever-popular sexual presence
of Bob Packwood and the tiring
menace of the OGA, to a very
impressive trip to the Rose Bowl
and what looks to be a promising
season for U of O’s nationally^
ranked basketball and track. We
must also give credit to the #1
ranked Oregon City girls’ team
for continuing their fantastic run
for a national title. Oregon is also
awaiting the completion of the
Rose Garden, with hopes for the
addition of another professional
sports team after the loss of the
Beavers to Salt Lake, and the
Winterhawks and' Blazers both
playing a mild season.
1995 seems to be a very
promising year for our state re­
demption. Now we can only hope
the Beavers can step up their
game to keep from being over­
shadowed by the light reflecting
from the rest of the pack. I’m
looking forward to the year of
sports ahead, not only on a state
wide level, but national as well.
Now that we have seen an end to
■the hockey strike and closer me­
diation in the love/hate/greed
baseball saga, things are looking
up, especially for San Francisco!
With all other things aside, I am
left with only one thought: “Yes,
Oregonians, there is a Santa
Claus.”
Womens basketball show their stuff
with much-needed win over Umpqua
y
Rachel Ferguson nets 13 of 19 shots for 33 points to lead the Cougars in victory.
Basketball
Intramural
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Rules
and staff
2. À team cbhsists ofSpiayors. Each teams roster
may carry a maximum Of toplayers. ■ PlayersèfoSQ.
will be •..
to the -
Intramural Sports Director. All roster changes must be
made prior to February 15.)
3. Teams must be able to field at least four players or
the game whi te forfeited.
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4. All games will be played in the Randall Hall
on Tuesdays and
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5. A gamp consists of two halves of 20 minutes.
Halftime is 3 minutes. Each team is allowed three 30
second timeouts. The game dock runs continuously
clock is _•
ofttegame,
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& The team winning thecoin toss villi be the visitor
hot,” Twain said Of her second- much better passer. She really sees
by Jesse Sowa
year post player. “We tried to get the floor and does a nice job.”
Sports Writer
Ferguson finished with 33
The Clackamas Community the ball to her because she
points, 10 rebounds and three
College Women’s Basketball team couldn’t miss.” .
Clackamas began the second blocked shots. Stahl added 14
turned their season around with
an impressive 79-59 win over half the way that they ended the points, 14 rebounds and seven
first half - getting the ball to assists.
Umpqua CC last Wednesday.
The Cougars found a lid over
Rachel Ferguson led the Cou­ Ferguson and Stahl for easy
the basket in their game against
gars with 33 points on 13 of 19 scores.
Ferguson nailed a 10-foot Southwestern Oregon last Satur­
from the field to lead Clackamas
jumper to extend the Cougar lead day at Coos Bay.
in the rout at home.
Clackamas was defeated by
Clackamas Head Coach to 41-30, and Stahl took a pass
Karen Twain and her team had from Denise Hazelwood and the Lakers 76-74 after leading by
strong inclinations that they scored to give Clackamas a 45- seven (38-31) at halftime.
36 advantage.
Clackamas’ two leading
would do well.
Soon after, the Cougars be­ scorers, Rachel Ferguson and
“We knew we were going to
get the monkey off of our back gan to pull away with help from Laura Stahl, both had off shoot­
tonight We’ve been working real players off of the bench such as ing nights, with Ferguson shoot­
hard. We talked about coming out Angie Tucker and Chelsea ing just 7 of 19, while Stahl hit
and getting not just a win, but a Becher. “Awesome,” Twain said only 4 of her 15 shots from the
big win. Hie girls’ goal to do that of her bench players. “Every game field. Ferguson finished with 27
was to play good defense, and that we’ve played in, we’ve had points and 11 rebounds, and Stahl
added 12 points and five re­
that’s what they did,” Twain said. good support from our bench.”
Becher took the ball to the bounds.
The Timberwomen from
The Cougars, now 1-3 in
Umpqua kept the game close in hole for a 48-40 Clackamas lead,
the first few minutes, but the te­ and Ferguson added another score league, shot just 21 of 61 for the
nacious Cougar defense began to on a pass from Stahl to put the game, but the Lakers did slightly
show its effects on the visiting Cougars way out in front with a _ better with a 31 of 70. Clackamas
53-40 lead.
had a decent night at the free
team.
Clackamas never looked throw line by hitting 29 of 41 (71
Stephanie Kadell stole an'
inbounds pass and drove the back after that point, as the bench percent), while SWOCC sank just
length of the court for an easy lay- players did an excellent job of 14 of 23 (61 percent) of their foul
in to put Clackamas ahead 17-13 starting up where the starters left shots.
Freshman Melanie Sharp
midway through the first half. off.
Twain had some good com­ was a big bright spot for the Cou­
Two consecutive scoring drives by
Laura Stahl allowed the Cougars pliments for Stahl and Kadell, gars as she finished with 14 points
who had probably their best over­ on six of eight shooting. Sharp
to hold their slim lead.
also grabbed 12 rebounds.
Ferguson began to show her all games of the season.
“Laura Stahl is clutch in ev­
The Cougars will face a big
dominance late in the first half as
she scored the last 10 points of ery game. She’s definitely a challenge tonight when they play
the half for the Cougars to give leader. She can shoot outside, and Chemeketa, last year’s NWAACC
runner-up, on the road in Salem.
Clackamas a 33-26 advantage at she can go inside,” Twain said.
Twain also sees leadership
the break.
“She (Ferguson) was very skills in Kadell. “She’s become a
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alternating possession thereafter.
£ Substffutes may enter the game any time an official
timerand
9. Overtimeperiods are ¿minutes with stopping clock
the last minute.
10. Each team is limited to 20 fouls during a game.
The first team to commit 21 fouls loses. Onlyiwoshgt
fouls, the.
batt is taken out of bounds by the team fouled. There
however, two
stopping clock.
11. Aff^yersondti^tmttwearitesamecoior
jersey. If both teams have ttke coforpd jerseys,
tefimarkfng tennis
13. GooffspOrtsrtenship te expected st all times., ",
oraibutetetehgtegeibehavioris
unacceptabte ln tte kitiaumral Sports Program. Two
in
ejection from thé game. Three unsportsmanlike fouls
oh ote team fetelts ln tte team forfeiting the game. if
steam forfeits twogames-thpirseason is over. . •_ :>
14. With iheateve éxcepttons, ail games are played
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