This story has been updated to reflect Gallegos' bond has been set as a $1,500 appearance bond
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.
WHATCOM — Registration for the Northwest Youth Volleyball League is now open. Cornerstone Christian School will host games with the state’s COVID-19 regulations being followed.
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 — 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.
I hope the Easter weekend provided some joy and encouragement in your hearts and homes because things have certainly gotten more difficult for all of us since I last wrote an update.