Whatcom Seniors, Coaches Earn State Honors

Whatcom Hoops March-15-2023
Lynden's Coston Parcher (left) and LC's Jeremiah Wright are playing in all-star games this Saturday.

Seven Whatcom players and three Whatcom coaches were chosen to participate in state all-star games this Saturday, March 18, and several other players earned all-star honors. On the boys side, Lynden’s Coston Parcher, Lynden Christian’s Tyler Sipma, and Blaine’s Matt Russ were named to the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association all-star games, which features top … Read more

Senior Classic: County Teams Sweep, But Everyone Wins

Whatcom Hoops March-11-2023
The City boys bench and the fans had a fun time Friday.

Smiles and laughter were more prevalent at the Whatcom County Senior Classic than 3-pointers and dunks— and that’s saying a lot as the best of the Class of 2023 enjoyed their final prep basketball games together at Lynden High School on Friday night, March 10. “It was more fun than I thought it would be,” said … Read more

Senior Classic To Feature Boys, Girls All-Stars This Friday

Whatcom Hoops March-8-2023
Nooksack's Ella Perry and LC's Reganne Arnold will be teammates this Friday.

Whatcom Hoops fans will have one final opportunity to see some of their favorite high school players this Friday, March 10, when the annual Whatcom County Senior Classic returns to Lynden High School’s Jake Maberry Gymnasium. The girls events begin at 6:15 p.m. with a 3-point contest followed by the girls all-star game. Then around … Read more

State Wrap-up: Thanks To Everyone For Everything

Whatcom Hoops March-7-2023
Nothing is more symbolic of Whatcom's golden era than winning three more gold balls.

In the aftermath of county-wide celebrations, we need to remember there were long stretches in the history of Whatcom County basketball when we didn’t bring home any state championships let alone three. We are in a “golden era” of collecting gold balls and we need to appreciate it because it is not only extra special … Read more

1B Boys State: Lummi Nation Ousted By Mossyrock

Whatcom Hoops March-2-2023
Jerome Toby's 32 points fueled Lummi Nation's comeback. (File photo)

The Lummi Nation boys basketball team was hoping for a different outcome, but while the Blackhawks came closer this time, they still couldn’t beat Mossyrock and lost, 67-64, in the “round of 12” at the Class 1B state tournament in Spokane on Wednesday, March 1. This time, unfortunately, the loss ended the Blackhawks’ season at … Read more