WHATCOM ­— “Sight unseen, Kyle Brennan eager to start as Illinois State’s new athletic director” is the headline of a Dec. 24 post of The Pantagraph of Illinois State University.

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Community College has launched its first-ever Orca Athletics Hall of Fame to honor the athletic achievements of college alumni. The community is invited to nominate worthy individuals or teams for consideration at www.whatcom.edu/HallofFame.

The start of fall sports has officially been delayed by two weeks, the WIAA Executive Board announced Tuesday. Practices for football are now set to start Sept. 5 and all other sports Sept. 7. 

  WHATCOM ­— Former Lynden Christian standout and all-time school leading scorer Cole Bajema is headed home. Well, closer to home. 

  WHATCOM ­— Cole Bajema, former Lynden Christian basketball star and two-time Washington 1A Player of the Year, has put himself in the NCAA transfer portal after one season at the University of Michigan. 

  BELLINGHAM ­— The Bellingham Bells have canceled their season amid COVID-19 concerns and complying with Bellingham Mayor Seth Fleetwood’s order to postpone or cancel events at city facilities until Aug. 31. 

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