It’s Playoff Time: Lummi Nation Girls, Boys Tip Off Tournaments

Lummi Nation starters (from left) Caleb Revey, Jaie Leighton, Tyran Lane and William Hetland are ready for the playoffs. (Photo by Kelli Terpsma)

It’s the biggest and best time of the season — the playoffs — and Whatcom County’s smallest school again will tip off the district tournaments starting Thursday, Feb. 6. The Lummi Nation boys and girls will host Class 1B District 1 games with the Lady Blackhawks meeting Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) at 5 p.m. … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: SQUALICUM STORM

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Squalicum BOYS Coach: Dave Dickson Last season: 9-14 overall, 6-7 in NWC (tied for seventh) Top returnees: Devante Powell (Sr.), Dedrick Mitchell (Sr.), Leland Zender (Jr.), Lincoln Hofer (Sr.), Brandon Cash (Jr.), … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: FERNDALE GOLDEN EAGLES

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Ferndale BOYS Coach: Jason Owens Last season: 11-9 overall, 6-7 in NWC (tied for seventh) Top returnees: Andrew Monks (Jr.), Jazen Guillory (So.) Top newcomers: Isisah Carlson (Fr.), Mark Schlichting (So.), … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: SEHOME MARINERS

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Sehome BOYS Coach: Skyler Gillispie Last season: 15-9 overall, 8-5 in NWC (fifth) Top newcomers: Nick MacPhee (Sr.), Elliot Tanovan (Jr.), Micah Daheim (Jr.)  Outlook: No NWC team was hit as … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: LYNDEN LIONS

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today’s school: Lynden BOYS Coach: Brian Roper Last season: 26-1 overall, 12-1 in NWC (second), 2A state champion Top returnees: Brock Heppner (Sr.), Liam Hanenburg (Jr.) Top newcomers: Jordan Medcalf (So.), Clay … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: BLAINE BORDERITES

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Blaine BOYS Coach: Brett Farrar Last season: 8-13 overall, 3-10 in NWC (11th) Top returnees: Zane Rector (Sr.), Mason Vega (Sr.), Josh Russ (Jr.), Kyle Turnberg (Jr.), Cole Thomas (So.), Scott … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: BELLINGHAM RED RAIDERS

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Bellingham BOYS Coach: Brad McKay Last season: 10-14 overall, 6-7 in NWC (tied for seventh) Top returnees: Colm Shaefer (Sr.), Connor McKay (Sr.), Andre Triplett (Sr.) Top newcomers: Trevor Johnson (Jr.); … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: NOOKSACK VALLEY PIONEERS

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Nooksack Valley BOYS Coach: Rich Skillman Last season: 8-14 overall, 2-11 in NWC (tied for 12th) Top returnees: Cody Coppinger (Jr.), Cole Eldridge (Sr.), Zach Johnson (Sr.), Matthew Pratt (Sr.) Top newcomers: … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: MOUNT BAKER MOUNTAINEERS

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Mount Baker BOYS Coach: Ben Zakheim Last season: 6-14 overall, 2-11 in NWC (tied for 12th) Top returnees: Jason Lee (Sr.), Truman Anderson (Sr.), Waylon Kenter (Sr.), Ayden Rodriguez (Jr.), Braedon … Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: MERIDIAN TROJANS

Whatcom County boys and girls are ready to tip off the 2019-20 basketball season, and Whatcom Hoops has previews for all our teams. Today: Meridian BOYS Coach: Shane Stacy Last season: 12-14 overall, 2-11 in NWC (tied for 12th) Top returnees: Jackson Short (Sr.), Ryan Johnson (Sr.), Jordan Veenstra (Sr.) Top newcomers: Corey Hemenway (Sr.) Outlook: … Read more