Girls Preview: New Season Sees Old Powers, New Faces

The returning Lyncs and their fans should have a lot to smile about this season.

Whatcom County boys and girls basketball teams are kicking off the 2021 season, and Whatcom Hoops wants to prepare our fans to watch their favorite teams … and all the teams. Here’s a look at our 11 girls teams. For the boys preview, check out https://www.whatcomhoops.com/boys-preview-new-season-brings-new-look-for-teams/.  BELLINGHAM Coach: Darcie Hill Last season: 11-10 overall, 5-8 … Read more

2021 HOOPS SEASON IS HERE (And So Are Lots Of Changes, Challenges)

Watching games this year won't be the same as last year in the SunDome.

A new high school basketball season is upon us, and while each one is unique, the 2021 season promises to be completely different than any in Whatcom County hoops history. Many things are in flux as most schools begin practice this week, and more changes still may be in store, but here are some of … Read more

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

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