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16th Aug 2017 Watch how the Lynden football team began a new era
After losing Hall of Fame coach Curt Kramme to cancer last spring, the Lynden High School football team opened practices for the 2017 season on Wednesday, Aug. 16. … Click to Continue »...

9th Aug 2017 Just how safe is it to play high school athletics in the state of Washington?
Washington state ranked among the safest in the nation for high school athletics when it comes to being prepared for a potential sudden death or catastrophic injury, according to a … Click to Continue »...

7th Aug 2017 How have injury and concussion concerns in football affected high school turnout?
The state of Washington saw a slight increase in participation in high school football last fall, despite national headlines and concerns over the dangers of suffering concussions and other injuries … Click to Continue »...

3rd Aug 2017 With sagging turnout and 17 straight losses, Sehome felt this was best for its football program
With the Aug. 16 start of high school football practices less than two weeks away, Class 2A Northwest Conference fans may notice something a little different this year ? usual … Click to Continue »...

31st Jul 2017 Want to see a showdown of D-I QBs? Here are two high school games you won?t want to miss
A second Whatcom County signal caller has committed to play NCAA Division I football in less than a month, as Meridian senior Simon Burkett announced via Twitter over the weekend … Click to Continue »...

25th Jul 2017 Who were the best HS baseball players in the state in 2017?
Puyallup and Gig Harbor high schools were rewarded well for their state titles. Puyallup had four players selected to the Class 4A all-state team by the Washington State Baseball Coaches … Click to Continue »...

18th Jul 2017 Coaches, recruiters sound off ? how do you really get a college football scholarship?
Eric Kurle has sat down with many parents in his 12 years coaching at Graham-Kapowsin High School. What?s the best way to get their child a college football scholarship? ?I … Click to Continue »...

18th Jul 2017 This Nooksack Valley senior already has committed to play D-I football
Nooksack Valley senior quarterback/linebacker Casey Bauman tweeted Monday night that he has committed to play football at Montana State University beginning in the fall of 2018. Committed pic.twitter.com/8kvzsAXI3B— Casey Bauman … Click t...

17th Jul 2017 Should you work out with your football team or a private trainer? Can they coexist?
It?s a hot spring Wednesday afternoon. Puyallup High School?s basketball team is practicing in the gymnasium, and through the double doors to the school?s weight room, football coach Gary Jeffers … Click to Continue »...

15th Jul 2017 ?Life-threatening? turf at an Idaho high school? Lax testing raises safety concerns
Safety stands as the key word at every level of football as the concussion crisis has gripped America?s most popular sport. But the inconsistent application of safety standards on the … Click to Continue »...

5th Jul 2017 LC junior selected to softball all-state tournament team
Lynden Christian junior shortstop Avery Dykstra was selected second-team All Class 1A Softball State Tournament in a vote of the state coaches that was released Wednesday. Dykstra and the Lyncs … Click to Continue »...

4th Jul 2017 He wanted all his guys on his team, and they certainly showed why
There?s a reason coach Jim Sandusky wanted all the Lummi Nation players he could get on his team for the 2017 Native All-Star Football Classic Saturday in Arlington, Texas ? … Click to Continue »...

29th Jun 2017 For three straight years, Sehome High School has been able to do this
For the third straight year, Sehome High School earned the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association?s Scholastic Cup in Class 2A. It marked the sixth time overall the Mariners have claimed the … Click to Continue »...

29th Jun 2017 This football standout won two state wrestling titles, but won?t play either sport in college
Ferndale?s two-time wrestling state champion Ben Broselle has signed to play rugby at UCLA, according to an email from his father, Tom. Broselle won the Class 3A 182-pound state title … Click to Continue »...

29th Jun 2017 One of Whatcom County?s most successful teams will have a new coach this fall
Longtime Whatcom FC Rangers coach Paula French has been named the new girls soccer coach at Meridian High School, according to an email from Trojans athletic director Bryant Michaelson. French … Click to Continue »...

29th Jun 2017 This Whatcom County senior-to-be will play with the Bellingham Slam this summer
Bellingham High School guard Rits Voeut, who will be a senior this year, has been selected to join the Bellingham Slam for the 2017 Seattle Pro-Am season, which begins Saturday … Click to Continue »...

22nd Jun 2017 Two of Whatcom County?s best prep soccer players get more honors
Two Whatcom County high school soccer players have been named to the all-state team as selected by the Washington boys soccer coaches association. Tyler Hughes of Squalicum is a first-team … Click to Continue »...

16th Jun 2017 These Mount Baker, Meridian players get one more chance to play high school football
Four Whatcom County high school football players have been tabbed to play in the annual East-West All-Star Football Classic in Yakima on June 24. Mount Baker?s Jed Schleimer and T.J. … Click to Continue »...

13th Jun 2017 He helped turn around the Red Raiders; now he?s ready ?to explore the next chapter of my life?
Rick Ellis announced that he is stepping down after six years leading the Bellingham High softball team. ?It was quite a run, but the time has come to explore the … Click to Continue »...

6th Jun 2017 After three straight state title matches, LC volleyball invited to participate in this
After advancing to the Class 1A state championship match each of the past three years and winning titles in 2014 and 2015, the Lynden Christian volleyball team has been invited … Click to Continue »...

6th Jun 2017 These four Whatcom girls basketball players are headed to an all-state basketball game
Sophomore guard Danielle Tyler from the Class 1A state champion Mount Baker girls basketball team and a trio of Meridian players have been selected to play in the 2017 Washington/North … Click to Continue »...

6th Jun 2017 Could Canadian schools move to the Northwest Conference? The door is no longer locked
The number of member schools in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association grew by one Monday, and no new high schools opened their doors in the state. The WIAA Executive Board … Click to Continue »...

6th Jun 2017 These Whatcom County golfers were honored on the All-NWC teams
After tying for 11th individually and helping the Red Raiders place sixth as a team at the Class 2A State Championships, Bellingham?s Sophia Schmidt has been selected the All-Northwest Conference … Click to Continue »...

5th Jun 2017 ?I was able to try a lot of stuff and found a little piece of myself in everything I tried?
A busy schedule full of Advanced Placement courses, orchestra, cross-country, basketball, track and field and even some volleyball and soccer ? senior Emma Clark has done a bit of it … Click to Continue »...

4th Jun 2017 These 8 senior football players will represent Whatcom County in an all-star game in Texas
Lummi football coach Jim Sandusky knows just how lucky he was last year. ?It?s an anomaly to have as many good seniors as we had this past year,? Sandusky said. … Click to Continue »...

4th Jun 2017 Which athletes belong on the Mount Rushmore of Bellingham High sports?
Bellingham High School is planning to begin a new Athletic Hall of Fame in 2018, and is seeking public input on which sports legends to include as part of the … Click to Continue »...

3rd Jun 2017 She advanced to the 3A state semifinals; now she?s been selected All-NWC MVP
After advancing to the semifinals of the Class 3A State Girls Tennis Tournament and finishing sixth in the singles draw, Squalicum sophomore Catherine Michilutte has been selected the All-Northwest Conference … Click to Continue »...

2nd Jun 2017 Which Sehome softball player earned All-NWC MVP honors after a perfect regular season?
After helping the Sehome softball team to an unbeaten (20-0) regular-season record, a second-place finish in the Class 2A Bi-District Tournament and into the 2A State Tournament, junior outfielder Carissa … Click to Continue »...

1st Jun 2017 These area soccer players were honored by the league?s coaches on the All-NWC team
Squalicum senior Tyler Hughes and Lynden senior Nick Parris shared Offensive Most Valuable Player honors on the All-Northwest Conference Boys? Soccer Team, while Bellingham senior goal keeper Joseph Worley was … Click to Continue »...

30th May 2017 These Whatcom County baseball players were honored on the All-NWC team
Ferndale senior catcher Matt James has been selected the All-Northwest Conference Most Valuable Player by the league?s coaches, while Lynden junior Trevin Hope was selected Pitcher of the Year. James, … Click to Continue »...

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