The student news site of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington

The Clipper

The student news site of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington

The Clipper

The student news site of Everett Community College in Everett, Washington

The Clipper

The girls are ecstatic after a great game

The Struggles of Juggling it all as a Student Athlete

Chehayle Chandran, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

As the school year starts students are rushing to turn in assignments and adjust to life on campus, all while juggling part time jobs to make ends meet. For student athletes the balancing act requires...

Coach Cheryl Sorenson (white) in a pre-game huddle before tip off of the first game of the season at Peninsula CC on April 3, 2021. EvCC won 48-43.

2020-21 End of Sports Season Recap

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer June 13, 2021

After a whole year of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and having to postpone sports until the spring, the 2020-21 sport season has finally come to an end. With COVID-19 tests, frequent changes in the...

Sophomore Mona Kahsai running the 400m dash on May 8, 2021 at the NWAC Championships.

Stay or Go: Student Athletes on Their Extra Year of Eligibility

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

The NWAC’s Extra Year of Eligibility: Update on Athletes Decisions For Next Year In March 2020, the National Collegiate Athletic Association granted an extra year of eligibility to spring athletes,...

Marshall Law Band laying everything on the line at Field of Dreams II.

Everetts Post-Pandemic Line Up

Xavior Crowley, Staff Writer May 22, 2021

Roaring crowds, pulsing venues, and blaring speakers all blurred to static as the pandemic shrouded the music scene early last year. As festivals were canceled and music venues closed, gatherings and celebrations...

Millican pulls up for a corner 3 pointer against Whatcom Community College.

Trojan Basketball Guard Cam Millican Comes in Strong

Joshua Amick, Editor in Chief May 19, 2021

Cam Millican was a sought-after basketball recruit in Taylorsville, Utah with great size for a guard at 6-foot-4. However, student-athletes taking an extra year of eligibility meant that freshmen like...

The team cheers on from the dugout as they take the plate in the bottom of the 5th inning.

EvCC Sports Now Allowing Fans at Games

Joshua Amick, Editor in Chief May 3, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools and their sports programs to close down, the EvCC men’s baseball team was one of the programs canceled just 12 games into their 42 game season. Now they return...

Freshman Guard Sydney VanNess (#24) driving to the basket against Peninsula CC on April 3, 2021.

Q&A with Multisport Athlete Sydney VanNess

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Freshman Sydney VanNess is not just any ordinary student-athlete juggling classes and competing in sports.  While managing a busy schedule and keeping a high GPA, VanNess details her journey through the...

Womens Soccer Team Captain Emily Marriot dribbling the ball in a game on Sept. 21, 2019 against Peninsula Pirates.

No NWAC Championships

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

On Dec. 15, 2020, The Northwest Athletic Conference executive board released an update that there would be no championship contests due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See NWAC updates here. Even though frustration...

Moments before the race began at the Edmonds Region meet.

First Sport to Return: Trojan Cross-Country

Joshua Amick, Editor in Chief March 10, 2021

On Feb. 20, 2021, the school’s cross-country program returned to competitive action at the Edmonds Region meet. It has been almost a year since EvCC shut down its athletic programs, to maintain safety...

A timeline of the changes made to the Trojan logo throughout the years.

Happy Birthday to the Trojan Mascot

Joshua Amick, Editor in Chief February 21, 2021

In February of 1941, the EvCC campus we know today was opened up and converted from an elementary school. Shortly after, the school needed to agree on a mascot. School mascots are often chosen as something...

Garet Studer, EvCCs Athletic Director, poses in front of the fitness centers trophy case.

Q&A with Athletic Director Garet Studer

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

How have teams dealt with the pandemic in the 2020-21 school year?  Talking with some coaches, they have been able to stay engaged through group chats and team meetings. Overall, I think things have been...

Empty EvCC gym after it was remodeled.

How the Extra Year of Eligibility is a Win for Student-Athletes

Joshua Amick, Editor in Chief January 29, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close down in late March of 2020, many student-athletes at EvCC wondered if they had played their final game for the school. Fortunately for them, this past...

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