Sehome Hires Jackson, LC Makes It Official For Zylstra

Whatcom Hoops April-1-2022
Brad Jackson guided WWU to its only men's basketball national title.

Two Whatcom County boys basketball programs announced the hiring of familiar head coaches on Thursday, March 31, and while one was a big surprise the other wasn’t. Sehome will be coached next season by Brad Jackson, the long-time Western Washington University head coach who guided the Vikings to the 2012 NCAA Division II national championship. … Read more

Whatcom Girls, Boys, Coaches Earn All-State Honors

Whatcom Hoops March-26-2022
All-stater Libby Stump cut down the nets in Yakima.

Whatcom County basketball teams not only dominated the boys and girls state tournaments, but their players and coaches dominated the state’s end-of-the-season awards too. Here’s the latest list of honors: 1A GIRLS Lynden Christian senior Libby Stump collected several awards after leading the Lyncs to the state championship earlier this month, including being named tournament … 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: 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

Lynden, LC, Lummi Seniors Named To State All-Star Games

Whatcom Hoops March-16-2022
LC's Andrew Hommes and Lynden's Jordan Medcalf will be on opposite sides again Saturday.

Four Whatcom hoopsters, including three state champions, and two Whatcom coaches were chosen to participate in state all-star games this Saturday, March 19. Lynden’s Jordan Medcalf, Lynden Christian’s Andrew Hommes, and Lummi Nation’s Tyran Lane were named to the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association all-star games, which will be played at Curtis High School in … 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

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

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