Whatcom basketball prepares for future

By Justin Busby Lynden Christian’s Shaye Brandsma and Kylee Engholm from Mount Baker of the 2016 class, Lynden’s Mariah Gonzalez, Meridian’s Kiana Gray, Sehome’s Samantha Hruby, Nooksack Valley’s Rachel Sande, Lynden Christian’s Emma Stump, Cornerstone Christian’s Elissa Vreugdenhil, and Blaine’s Kjirstin Larson all signed letters of intent to Whatcom on…

Soccer team brings in new players

By Justin Busby Head Coach Mary Schroeder announced Thursday, April 13 that letters of intent had been signed by Ferndale forward JazLynn Ahrens, Squalicom midfielder Payton Fowler, Bellingham forward Kayla Heidenreich, and Meridian’s pair of forwards Payton Lunde and Micaela Pimento, along with Columbia River midfielder Alexis Detling from Vancouver,…

Orcas fail to punch ticket to final four

By Justin Busby Men’s basketball beat Clark College in overtime during the first round of the NWAC tournament but are defeated by Walla-Walla in the second round. The Orcas clinched the 4th seed of the North division with a play-in victory 87-84 against the Everett Trojans and received their 12th…

Orca women end season on win; men stay alive

By Justin Busby Whatcom women’s basketball upset second place Peninsula 78-73 on Sophomore Night while the men force an NWAC tournament play-in game for the last playoff spot in the North division. Both the Whatcom men’s basketball team and the Everett Trojans were tied for fourth place with 7-6 records…