No.1 LC Girls Lead Whatcom Teams In Final ‘Unofficial’ State Rankings

LC's five seniors were 39-1 the past two years.

With no state playoffs or RPI ratings and no media or coaches polls, it’s hard to know where the best boys and girls basketball teams stood against the rest of the state this past season. So one website did its own final state rankings. And to no one’s surprise, the Lynden Christian girls led our … Read more

Check out Where 2021 Seniors Will Play Next Year

LC's Emily Mellema (23) and Lexi Hernandez and Sehome's Kaylee Wilson are planning to play in college.

Even though their seasons were shortened and there were no post-season games, our Whatcom County high school seniors still had an opportunity to shine on the court this year. Here is a list of members of the Class of 2021 who will be taking their games to colleges next year.   JOSIE CLINE, WHATCOM COMMUNITY … Read more

LC’s Hommes, Stump Earn All-State Honors

Andrew Hommes led the Lyncs to a fifth-place finish at the state invitational.

Lynden Christian junior post Andrew Hommes and junior guard Libby Stump earned all-state honors this weekend. Hommes was named to the Class 1A State Invitational boys basketball all-tournament second team after leading the Lyncs in scoring in two of the three games at the “unofficial” state tournament at Cedar Park Christian (Bothell). Lynden Christian finished … Read more

LC Boys Lose To King’s, Finish Fifth At State

The Lyncs pose with a replica of the real state trophy.

It wasn’t the tournament or the trophy they wanted, but the Lynden Christian boys basketball team wasn’t complaining about taking fifth place at the Class 1A State Invitational. The Lyncs lost to archrival King’s in the consolation finals, 74-70, on Friday night in the eight-team “unofficial” state tournament at Cedar Park Christian High School in … Read more

LC Boys Outrun Freeman To Open 1A State Invite

The LC bench gets excited during Wednesday's victory.

The Class 1A State Invitational started like a boxing match for the Lynden Christian boys basketball team, but once it turned into a track meet, the Lyncs were off and running to a dominating 82-64 victory over Freeman on Wednesday afternoon. The victory advances fourth-seeded Lynden Christian (13-1) into the semifinals of the eight-team, double-elimination … Read more

LC Boys Shooting For 1A State Title

Will Colwell and the Lyncs are shooting for another state trophy.

The Class 1A State Invitational may be the “unofficial” 1A boys basketball state tournament, but there’s nothing phony about the eight teams gathered at Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) this week. Lynden Christian tips off the three-day, double-elimination tournament on Wednesday, when the Lyncs (12-1) take on the Freeman Scotties (13-1). The 2 p.m. contest will … Read more

NWC Boys Coaches Honor Medcalf, Roper, Whatcom Stars

Jordan Medcalf and the Lynden coaching staff were honored by the NWC.

The Northwest Conference boys basketball coaches announced their all-conference teams and awards, and Whatcom County players and coaches were prominently named. Lynden junior Jordan Medcalf was chosen as the conference MVP. His coach, Brian Roper, was named co-coach of the year with Brett Senff of Anacortes. Kent Victor of Lynden was named co-assistant coach of … Read more

Best Of Whatcom Hoops: End-Of-The-Year Awards

Thanks to all the seniors who made 2021 special.

Despite a shortened-season, having to wear masks, limiting the number of fans at games, and missing both injured stars and state playoffs, the 2021 basketball season still had a lot of highlights. So, after covering all 22 Whatcom County boys and girls teams at least once and getting feedback from coaches and fans alike during … Read more

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