Hailey Palmer

Hailey Palmer

Staff Reporter

Twitter: _haileypalmer_


VOLLEYBALL

Meridian volleyball looks to build off last season's success

Following third-place trophy last season, the Trojans are hungry for more

VOLLEYBALL

Area volleyball teams primed for strong seasons

A brief look at each team across three classifications

SOCCER

Whatcom County girls soccer teams eye success

A brief look at each team across three classifications

FOOTBALL

Defending state champion Lions look to run it back

No 'hangover' for Lynden following state championship run last year

VOLLEYBALL

Western volleyball the favorite yet again

Heading into 2022 season, Vikings ready to repeat last year's success

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: Aug. 25 – 31, 2022

Upcoming recreation opportunities and professional and college sports

RECREATION

Vamos Outdoors Project brings community outside

Nonprofit offers free outdoor programs

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: Aug. 18 – 24, 2022

Upcoming recreation opportunities and professional and college sports

RECREATION

Rafting the Skagit River rapids

It starts with a lifejacket and a guide

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells now in postseason play

Action starts Tuesday against Victoria

BASEBALL

Bells split road trip in Canada

Bellingham back in town for final regular-season homestand this week

BASEBALL

Youth baseball teams narrowly miss out on World Series trips

Whatcom Prep 13U and 14U both fall in regional championships

BASEBALL

WSU infielder makes name for himself with the Bells

Before his season was cut short, Elijah Hainline was the catalyst behind Bellingham's offense

BASEBALL

Bells win two more series with playoffs looming

Final two weeks of the regular season begin Tuesday

SOCCER

Bellingham United's season defined by high-powered offense, stellar defense

Hammers got help from a handful of WWU players

BASEBALL

Bellingham drops 14-inning marathon to Kelowna

Bells can't complete sweep in 11-6 loss

SOCCER

Bellingham United captures second consecutive championship

Hammers come from behind to beat rival Washington Premier

RECREATION

Realtor burns 11,000 calories for Bellingham Food Bank

Lifelong resident Ethan Hunger hopes to also raise $50,000

BASEBALL

Host families key part of Bellingham Bells' summer

Swanda family has hosted players for five seasons

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Bellingham mountain biker in upcoming film

"Esperanto" will premiere at the Mount Baker Theatre

BASKETBALL

Basketball, berries return to Lynden this weekend

Curt Maberry Memorial 3-on-3 Tournament back as part of Razz Fest

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Bellingham biking competitors form friendship

To Jill Kintner and Matilda Melton, age is no barrier to the bond they've formed

BASEBALL

Bells snap 2-game skid, notch 2 series wins

Postseason play right around the corner

BASKETBALL

Former WWU basketball star hired to lead Blaine hoops

Gracie Castaneda will head Borderites' girls basketball program this winter

BASEBALL

Bells split non-league stretch at home

Second half of season now on deck

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells clinch playoff spot, first-half championship

Tickets for playoff game will go on sale July 8

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: June 30 – July 6, 2022

Upcoming recreational opportunities and professional and college sports

BASEBALL

Bells' win streak ends at 10, but they maintain hold on first place

Bellingham wins key series of conference leaders in Corvallis

FOOTBALL

Whatcom competitors-turned-teammates shine in all-state football

Davin Beason, Jaxon Kortlever, Max Moore and Jesse Sande represent Northwest Conference

RECREATION

Community Boating Center hosts first Pride Paddle

Inaugural event travels from boating center to Boulevard Park

VOLLEYBALL

Meridian graduate following in family footsteps at WWU

Finnley Claeys will join Vikings' volleyball program where her mom also played

RECREATION

Padden Triathlon returns this weekend

Competitive race set for 8:30 a.m. start, recreational at 1 p.m.

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: June 23 – 29, 2022

Upcoming professional and college sports

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells retake first place with 6 straight against Wenatchee

Bells sweep back-to-back series against AppleSox

BASEBALL

Former Lynden baseball stars return to Whatcom County

Trevin Hope, Payton Robertson and Carter Parcher playing with the Bellingham Bells

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells taking field for summer season

Summer college baseball has its place in Bellingham

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: June 16 – 22, 2022

Upcoming professional and college sports

TRACK & FIELD

All ages, skills welcome at recreational track and field

Toddlers, seniors, everyone in between at Civic Stadium

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells sit in fourth place after two weeks

Series loss in British Columbia sets Bellingham back

VOLLEYBALL

Lynden Christian grad named to US volleyball roster

After a pro season in Poland, Kara Bajema competing with United States this summer

RUNNING

Aspire Adventure Running hosting LGBTQ+ running retreat

Partnering with Out Trails, event will take place on Mount St. Helens

TRACK & FIELD

Bellingham schools fifth-grade track meet returns

Elementary students compete in full-day affair

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells bounce out to 3-2 start

Pitching staff highlights early victories for Bells

BASEBALL

Bellingham Bells complete sweep of Northwest Star Nighthawks

Bells win 4-1 in second straight victory

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: June 9 – 15, 2022

Upcoming professional and college sports

SCHEDULE

Sports calendar: June 2 – 8, 2022

Upcoming professional sports

PREP

Area schools take home 24 state championships

22 in track and field, 1 each in softball and soccer

SKI TO SEA

BIRCH EQUIPMENT wins Ski to Sea 2022

First racers crossed finish around 6-hour mark

TRACK & FIELD

Sehome boys capture 2A track and field title

Locals earn 17 total titles across three-day event

TRACK & FIELD

Whatcom athletes claim four more titles at state track

Squalicum's Andre Korbmacher sets new state meet record