Honoring The Best: Nooksack Girls, County’s Top 30 Players

Whatcom Hoops March-18-2024
Nooksack Valley's all-staters (Photo courtesy of Kim Wichers)

After another historic high school basketball season that saw Whatcom teams win three state championships and three other state trophies, it’s time to honor the top players from our county starting with … The Nooksack Valley girls, who swept the state awards at the Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association all-star event on Sunday, March … Read more

Whatcom County All-Stars Garner More Honors

Whatcom Hoops March-15-2024
Nooksack star Devin Coppinger was selected to represent Washington state.

It continues to be an all-star post-season for Whatcom County’s best players. After already being named MVPs of their respective state tournaments and leading their teams to state championships, Anthony Canales of Lynden and Devin Coppinger of Nooksack Valley were selected to represent Washington state in a prestigious all-star event. And Coppinger joined 14 other … Read more

Whatcom’s Best In All-Star Game Wednesday, Earn All-State Honors

Whatcom Hoops March-11-2024
Dawson Bouma (2) and Anthony Canales (21) were named state players of the year.

Whatcom’s best not only dominated the recent Washington state basketball tournaments, but they also are dominating the post-season all-star awards. First up is the Northwest Conference girls all-star game on Wednesday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. … Read more

Senior Classic: County Girls, Boys Win, But Everyone Has Fun

Whatcom Hoops March-9-2024
Even the County Team cheered when Savannah Storgaard scored.

There were some surprises at the John Clark Whatcom County Senior Classic but the end result, according to the senior boys and girls who played, was anything but a surprise. “I had a blast,” said Sehome’s Braddock Duckworth. “It was our last good-bye … and it was a good one.” If fun was the measuring … Read more

Whatcom Boys, Girls Dominate NWC, NW1B All-League Teams

Whatcom Hoops March-6-2024
All-leaguers Lainey Kimball (10) and MVP Devin Coppinger show love to Valley fans.

It’s no big surprise that after winning three state championships and five state trophies, Whatcom boys and girls dominated the all-Northwest Conference all-star teams announced by the league’s head coaches. It’s also no surprise that after going unbeaten and largely untested in league play, the Lummi Nation boys and girls dominated their Northwest 1B League … Read more

State Wrap-Up: And The Awards Go To … 

Whatcom Hoops March-5-2024
The Lynden girls earned the state champions' confetti shower.

With the basketball state tournaments wrapping up and the Academy Awards coming up, it’s a natural to combine the excitement of hoops with our love of movies. And since Hollywood is always a little behind the times, Whatcom Hoops will take the lead. You can still catch your favorite seniors this Friday at the John … Read more