Lynden, LC, Lummi Nation Boys Ranked Among Decade’s Best

The 2019 Lions were ranked the top Class 2A team of the decade.

The Evans Rankings website recently ranked the top boys basketball programs and individual teams in Washington state over the past decade and Whatcom County names are at the top of the lists. Of the 400-plus high school boys basketball programs in the state, Lynden was rated No.5, Lynden Christian was No.7, and Lummi Nation was … Read more

Lynden Christian, Lynden Girls Rank Among Decade’s Best

When it comes to the best, everyone is looking up at the Lyncs and Lions.

The Evans Rankings website recently ranked the top girls basketball programs and individual teams over the past decade and the numbers verified the obvious: Lynden Christian is the class of Washington state. Of the 400-plus high school girls basketball programs, the Lyncs were rated No.2. And among all the Class 1A teams that qualified for … Read more

Lynden, Lynden Christian Lead State’s All-Decade Programs

The 2018 Lynden and LC boys state championship teams (Photo courtesy of Sally Heppner)

If there was any doubt where the basketball capital of the state of Washington is, two high school sports websites proved what everyone in Whatcom County already knows: It’s Lynden. Max Preps and Eli Sports Network recently released stories ranking the top prep basketball programs over the past decade, and Lynden and Lynden Christian were … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #10 Lynden Christian Boys vs. Meridian

(All photos courtesy of Will Rice Photography)

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #10 Lynden Christian boys 62, Meridian 53 In the only game involving two Whatcom County teams, the Lyncs held off the Trojans in Thursday’s Class 1A state quarterfinal. Zach Sipma and Jaden DeBoer had 17 points each … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #11 Lummi Nation Boys vs. Riverside Christian

(All photos courtesy of Heather Leighton)

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #11 Lummi Nation boys 64, Riverside Christian 45  The Blackhawks made their return to the Spokane Arena a memorable one by trouncing the Crusaders in Thursday’s quarterfinals of the Class 1B state tournament. Senior guard Caleb Revey … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #12 Lynden Boys vs. North Kitsap

(All photos courtesy of Will Rice Photography)

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #12 North Kitsap 62, Lynden boys 56 For three quarters, it was one of the Lions’ best games of the season. But a nightmare fourth quarter left top-ranked Lynden stunned in Friday’s Class 2A semifinal. Lynden led … Read more

Best Of State 2020: #13 Lummi Nation Boys vs. Yakama Nation Tribal

(All photos courtesy of Heather Leighton)

TOP 20 OF STATE 2020: Counting down the best games involving Whatcom County teams from March’s state tournaments. #13 Yakama Nation Tribal 51, Lummi Nation boys 50 A controversial call at the buzzer turned what would have been one of the county’s top state moments into a disappointing loss for the Blackhawks, who fell in … Read more