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

Playoffs: Lummi Boys Win Tri-District; Lummi, Sehome Girls Fall Short

Whatcom Hoops February-18-2024
The Lummi Nation boys celebrate their tri-district title.

The Lummi Nation boys basketball team collected more hardware the hard way with a 53-47 victory over Neah Bay in the Class 1B District 1/2/3 tournament on Saturday night, Feb. 17, at Mount Vernon Christian. The No.1-ranked Blackhawks have now won 22 games in a row after a season-opening loss and have added a league … Read more