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9th Dec 2017 He?s now topped two state champions; you can guess what his goal is for this year
Squalicum three-sport standout Brian Pullman enjoyed his second great wrestling thrill when he beat his second state champion in as many years to highlight his 220-pound title at the Battle … Click to Continue »...

8th Dec 2017 Would Bellingham?s experience be the difference in this historic city rivalry game?
In a battle of cross-town rivals, Bellingham used its experience to come up with a clutch free-throw here and a key rebound there to earn a 70-65 road win over … Click to Continue »...

7th Dec 2017 ?We had good energy and the guys showed a commitment to go get the ball off the glass?
Lynden?s boys basketball team made a conscious effort to outrebound Archbishop Murphy in its 62-28 road victory Thursday night. The Lions tallied 30 rebounds compared to the Wildcats? 12. Lynden … Click to Continue »...

6th Dec 2017 Would offense or defense play the bigger factor in Squalicum?s quest to stay perfect?
The Squalicum girls basketball has yet to lose a game so far this season as the Storm beat Meadowdale 46-26 Wednesday at Squalicum High School. Chalae Wolters had a game-high … Click to Continue »...

6th Dec 2017 These Whatcom football players were first-team All-2A Northwest Conference selections
The Lynden football team was the only 2A Northwest Conference member to advance to the state playoffs this fall, and the Lions had six first-team selections to the all-league team, … Click to Continue »...

5th Dec 2017 Creating greats shots and playing sound defense are the two staples of this team
The Mount Baker boys basketball team had one of its best defensive games of the young season in its 63-41 victory over Oak Harbor Tuesday at Mount Baker High School. … Click to Continue »...

5th Dec 2017 Here?s who was selected all-league following an entertaining 1A NWC football season
After leading the Meridian football team within one play of a Class 1A state championship Saturday at the Tacoma Dome, Trojans quarterback Simon Burkett was selected the Most Valuable Player … Click to Continue »...

5th Dec 2017 She finished second at state last month; now she?ll run for a national title
Bellingham High junior Annika Reiss qualified for the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships National Finals, which will be held Saturday at Morley Field, Balboa Park in San Diego. Reiss, who … Click to Continue »...

4th Dec 2017 These two teams defending their state titles showcased new faces in this matchup
LYNDEN ? Two much-needed ?new? names from a girls basketball standpoint ? one a senior and the other a freshman ? have emerged to help give Whatcom County?s two defending … Click to Continue »...

4th Dec 2017 How did Brianna Byrnes impact the game for Ferndale without scoring any points?
The Ferndale girls basketball team earned its first win of the season Monday with a 67-20 road victory over Oak Harbor. Brianna Byrnes didn?t have any points, but what she … Click to Continue »...

2nd Dec 2017 What was said during halftime that let Mount Baker basketball earn a comeback win?
The Mount Baker boys basketball team struggled out of the gates Saturday, but turned things around in the second half to escape with a 65-60 home win over Orcas Island. … Click to Continue »...

2nd Dec 2017 He got them within a few seconds of a title, it?s time to consider him Meridian royalty
Simon Burkett has accomplished plenty during his time playing football for Meridian the past four years, but Saturday marked a first ? two of them, actually. Not only did Burkett … Click to Continue »...

2nd Dec 2017 Meridian displayed the heart of a champion; would it get the hardware to match?
Getting a high school coach to pick a favorite team from year to year is like trying to get a mother to pick a favorite child ? it just won?t … Click to Continue »...

2nd Dec 2017 WATCH: Royal takes 3rd straight state title with 33-27 win over Meridian
The Royal Knights beat the Meridian Trojans 33-27 on Saturday at the Tacoma Dome to win their third straight state title and eighth overall. Alonso Hernandez-Rangel led the way offensively with 143 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries. … Cl...

2nd Dec 2017 Class 1A state football championship gallery
Photos from the Class 1A high school football state championship game between Royal and Meridian at the WIAA Gridiron Classic Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at the Tacoma Dome. … Click to Continue »...

1st Dec 2017 This Lynden Christian senior got off on the right track after missing time last year
After missing most of last year with a knee injury, Riley VanHulzen kicked off her senior season with 10 points to help Lynden Christian beat Meadowdale 75-34 Friday at Lynden … Click to Continue »...

1st Dec 2017 A 78-pound freshman is tiny, even by Bob Ames? standards; now he and his brother will play for a title
No matter the result Saturday, it?s something Bob Ames and his pack of ?pound puppies? will likely never forget. From stepping out on the Tacoma Dome turf for the first … Click to Continue »...

1st Dec 2017 They?ve won 40 straight games and the last two 1A titles; will Meridian end their reign?
Class 1A State Football Championship Game Royal (13-0) at Meridian (13-0) When: 1 p.m. Saturday Site: Tacoma Dome Tickets: $17, $13 adults and seniors Online streaming: nfhsnetwork.com/washington/football Previous state playoff … Click to Conti...

30th Nov 2017 While the defending champs have yet to play their best, she showed her best in the fourth
Five genuine standouts who helped drive Mount Baker and Meridian to the Class 1A state girls basketball tournament last season showed they seem better than ever. But a lesser-known, but … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Would the Ferndale boys basketball team have an answer for this Canadian guard?
Despite 29 points from senior James Hinson, the Ferndale boys basketball team dropped its season opener 69-66 to Canadian school Tamanawis Secondary Thursday at Ferndale High School. The Golden Eagles … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 Would the Ferndale boys basketball team have an answer for this Canadian guard?
Despite 29 points from senior James Hinson, the Ferndale boys basketball team dropped its season opener 69-66 to Canadian school Tamanawis Secondary Thursday at Ferndale High School. The Golden Eagles … Click to Continue »...

30th Nov 2017 The secret to Meridian?s offensive system? They don?t run one; but these guys make it work
It?s not easy playing offense for the Meridian football team. Think the Royal coaching staff is having difficulties breaking down a Trojans offense that has averaged 39.2 points per game … Click to Continue »...

29th Nov 2017 Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who?s the fairest 1A football team of all?
Each wears an all-black helmet without a logo and all-black home uniforms trimmed in gold. Both have legendary coaches and a case full of trophies. They boast matching 13-0 records, … Click to Continue »...

29th Nov 2017 He collected one WIAA honor, but the one he really covets is Saturday
Meridian senior quarterback Simon Burkett has been selected an Athlete of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association for his play in the Class 1A state football semifinals Saturday. … Click to Continue »...

28th Nov 2017 Would Bellingham slow Nooksack?s ?stud? on the opening night of high school hoops?
Bellingham couldn?t contain Nooksack?s Casey Bauman, but he couldn?t beat the Red Raiders on his own as Bellingham earned a 66-50 win Tuesday at Bellingham High School. The 6-foot-6 senior … Click to Continue »...

28th Nov 2017 Both teams earned trophies last year; here?s what made the difference in the season opener
In one of the earliest boys basketball openers in Lynden?s history, the Lions allowed 43 points in the second half, endured 22 turnovers overall and suffered a 28-2 run immediately … Click to Continue »...

28th Nov 2017 Stanwood vs. Lynden basketball gallery
Photos from the high school boys basketball game between Stanwood and Lynden Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Jake Maberry Gymnasium. … Click to Continue »...

25th Nov 2017 What the scoreboard wouldn?t show: ?We weren?t playing with all our arrows in the quiver?
The scoreboard at Civic Stadium wouldn?t power up, and that might have been the kindest thing that happened to the Lummi football team Saturday during the Class 1B state semifinals. … Click to Continue »...

25th Nov 2017 ?I don?t think they ever thought about it;? now they?re going to be playing in it
He?s repeatedly used ?slow? and ?small? to describe his team ? as he does pretty much every year. He?s called them ?nice kids? and he?s even referred to them as … Click to Continue »...

25th Nov 2017 Almira-Coulee-Hartline vs. Lummi football gallery
Photos from the WIAA Class 1B high school football state semifinal between Almira-Coulee-Hartline and Lummi Nation Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Civic Stadium in Bellingham, Washington. … Click to Continue »...

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