Boys Preview: Lynden, Sehome, LC Lead Talented Pack Of Contenders

Whatcom Hoops November-25-2022
Who will cut down the championship nets this year?

Whatcom County boys and girls basketball teams are tipping off the 2022-23 season on Monday, and Whatcom Hoops wants to prepare our fans to watch their favorite teams … and all the teams. Once again the Northwest Conference can claim the defending Class 2A and 1A state championship boys teams, and Lynden and Lynden Christian … Read more

Girls Preview: Nooksack, LC Favored In Strong Field

Whatcom Hoops November-25-2022
They are up in the Valley after last year's great season.

How do you top last season, when Whatcom County once again reached the pinnacle of girls basketball by putting two teams in the Class 1A state championship game? Only time will tell, but one thing’s for certain as the 2022-23 season gets ready to tip off: our 11 girls teams will be super competitive again … Read more

Welcome Our 6 New Varsity Head Coaches 

Whatcom Hoops November-18-2022
New coaches Gracie Phelps and Nate Sullivan bring out the smiles in Blaine.

There will be a lot of different faces on the sidelines as nearly a third of our 22 Whatcom County teams will have new head coaches this season. Six programs, including both the boys and girls varsity squads at Blaine and Sehome, will have new leaders. But while they may be new to their teams, … Read more

Everybody’s Excited For The New Season!

Whatcom Hoops November-19-2022
The Lynden boys and the other 21 county teams are ready for the new season.

With the shadow of COVID finally lifted, the 2022-23 basketball season tips off with some changes that have nothing to do with restrictions, cancellations, or masks. There will be new facilities, new playoff formats, and new coaches, but some of the biggest changes will occur because of an old problem: the lack of officials. The … Read more

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 First Team

Whatcom Hoops March-14-2022
Sehome's Mathew Storms (left) and Grant Kepley join Lynden's Jordan Medcalf on the first 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 First Team

Whatcom Hoops March-15-2022
LC's Libby Stump and Nooksack's Devin Coppinger and Hallie Kamphouse head the girls first 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 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: 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