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

Whatcom Hoops March-19-2022
In the end, the LC boys and girls held up the state championship trophies.

The 2022 basketball season tipped off last December with uncertainty because of COVID’s scary shadow, but it ended with a historic night when three of our teams were crowned state champions. And in between there were lots of highlights that made this one of the most exciting and memorable seasons for the players, coaches, and … Read more

2022 All-Whatcom Hoops: Boys Second Team

Whatcom Hoops March-15-2022
Nooksack 's Bennett DeLange and Lummi's Duncan Toby head the boys second team.

Last year, because the Northwest Conference did not have all-league teams during the pandemic season, Whatcom Hoops decided to unveil its own all-Whatcom Hoops teams. And because it was so much fun recognizing such great players, we’re going to do it again. Starting Monday, we began to release one team each day. Today is the … Read more

2022 All-Whatcom Hoops: Girls Second Team

Whatcom Hoops March-15-2022
LC's Alli Van Kooten and Squalicum's Mari Binning head the all-Whatcom Hoops second team.

Last year, because the Northwest Conference did not have all-league teams during the pandemic season, Whatcom Hoops decided to unveil its own all-Whatcom Hoops teams. And because it was so much fun recognizing such great players, we’re going to do it again. Starting Monday, we began to release one team each day. Today is the … Read more

2022 All-Whatcom Hoops: Boys Third Team

Whatcom Hoops March-15-2022
Lynden's Kaleo Jandoc and LC's Griffin Dykstra head the all-Whatcom Hoops third team.

Last year, because the Northwest Conference did not have all-league teams during the pandemic season, Whatcom Hoops decided to unveil its own all-Whatcom Hoops teams. And because it was so much fun recognizing such great players, we’re going to do it again. Starting Monday, we began to release one team each day. Today is the … Read more

2022 All-Whatcom Hoops: Girls Third Team

Whatcom Hoops March-13-2022
Blaine's Krystin Kamrath (left) and Squalicum's Callie McEachran earned third-team honors.

Last year, because the Northwest Conference did not have all-league teams during the pandemic season, Whatcom Hoops decided to unveil its own all-Whatcom Hoops teams. And because it was so much fun recognizing such great players, we’re going to do it again. We start today with the all-Whatcom Hoops girls third team and will be … Read more

Senior Classic: County Sweeps, But Fun For All

Whatcom Hoops March-12-2022
Players and fans all were enjoying the Senior Classic.

They’ve won state championships, hit game-winning shots, gotten college scholarships. But it’s doubtful the seniors who played their final high school basketball game on Friday, March 11, had more fun any time this season than they did at the Whatcom County Senior Classic at Jake Maberry Gymnasium in Lynden. “Our coach said all he wanted … Read more

Whatcom Girls, Boys Dominate All-NWC Teams

Whatcom Hoops March-8-2022
Nooksack Valley's Devin Coppinger was named the league MVP.

There aren’t many leagues that can claim three state championship teams and two state runners-ups, which is why the all-Northwest Conference boys and girls teams can boast of some of the top players in the state. League champion and Class 1A state runner-up Nooksack Valley had two of the top honors on the girls side. … Read more

Girls Playoffs: Nooksack Valley Tops Meridian, Sehome Wins

Whatcom Hoops February-16-2022
Lainey Kimball and the Pioneers came out on top in their battle with Meridian.

The top-ranked Nooksack Valley girls basketball team bounced back from a disappointing loss to defeat Meridian, 59-36, in their Class 1A District 1 consolation final on Tuesday, Feb. 15, and leave the Trojans disappointed with the sudden end to their season. With the win, the Pioneers claimed second in the tournament and moved on with … Read more

2A Girls Roundup: Lynden Advances, 3 City Schools Lose

Whatcom Hoops February-13-2022
The Lynden bench celebrates another made 3-pointer.

The Lynden girls basketball team was up for a new challenge on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 12, but for the three Bellingham city schools, the Class 2A District 1 quarterfinals turned out to be too much to overcome. With all but one player experiencing the playoffs for the first time, the Lions came out strong and … Read more

Meridian Girls, Nooksack Boys, Bellingham Girls, Lummi Teams Win

Whatcom Hoops February-11-2022
Serena Pantelia led Lummi Nation to victory on Thursday. (File photo)

The seedings continued to hold up in the Class 1A District 1 tournaments as the Meridian girls and Nooksack Valley boys used impressive victories on Thursday night, Feb. 10, to advance to the consolation finals and move one step closer to state berths. In the Class 1B district tournaments, the Lummi Nation teams won in … Read more

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