Sports http://thenorthernlight.com/sports Sports RSS Feed One win, one loss for Blaine soccer team http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-16_one_win__one_loss_for_blaine_soccer_team No one would have faulted Bellingham's boys soccer team for expecting an easy match against Blaine. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-16_one_win__one_loss_for_blaine_soccer_team Softball nets a win and a loss http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-16_softball_nets_a_win_and_a_loss Alexis McElwain pitched what would have been a shut out against Nooksack Valley if not for one confusing play that scored two runs in the fifth inning of a game. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-16_softball_nets_a_win_and_a_loss BHS Sports Recap http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-16_bhs_sports_recap April 10 to 16, 2014 http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-16_bhs_sports_recap Softball opens league play with a win http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-09_softball_opens_league_play_with_a_win http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-09_softball_opens_league_play_with_a_win Borderites fall to Nooksack Valley http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-09_borderites_fall_to_nooksack_valley http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-09_borderites_fall_to_nooksack_valley Track and field athletes show early promise http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-02_track_and_field_athletes_show_early_promise The Blaine track and field teams traveled to Anacortes March 27 and fared well against their 1A opponents from Lynden Christian and 2A athletes from Anacortes, despite missing several athletes who had left early for spring break. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-02_track_and_field_athletes_show_early_promise Tie and a loss for boys soccer http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-02_tie_and_a_loss_for_boys_soccer For the second time this season, the boys soccer team tied Lynden Christian in a hard-fought game with equal pressure on both sides. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-04-02_tie_and_a_loss_for_boys_soccer Borderites lose to Golden Eagles 9-3 http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_borderites_lose_to_golden_eagles_9_3 The Blaine baseball team traveled to 3A Ferndale and put together what would have been a solid performance if not for a second inning in which the defense fell apart. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_borderites_lose_to_golden_eagles_9_3 New uniforms for girls golf http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_new_uniforms_for_girls_golf Win or lose, the Blaine girls golf team will be the sharpest dressed team on the links this year. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_new_uniforms_for_girls_golf Softball team flawless against Squalicum http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_softball_team_flawless_against_squalicum With a freshman on the mound pitching in her first high school game ever, the Blaine softball team opened their season with a gem of a game against Squalicum. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_softball_team_flawless_against_squalicum Golf teams looking to improve early on http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_golf_teams_looking_to_improve_early_on Blaine golf is on the backswing at this point in the season, with younger players looking to gain varsity experience. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-27_golf_teams_looking_to_improve_early_on Boys soccer shuts out Meridian at home http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-19_boys_soccer_shuts_out_meridian_at_home In their first game of the season, the Blaine boys soccer team made it clear that effort and intensity would be the hallmarks of their play for the rest of the season. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-19_boys_soccer_shuts_out_meridian_at_home Borderite athletes jump into a busy spring http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-19_borderite_athletes_jump_into_a_busy_spring Spring is the busiest time of year for Borderite athletics, with seven sports running at once. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-19_borderite_athletes_jump_into_a_busy_spring Blaine girls take fifth place at state tourney http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-12_blaine_girls_take_fifth_place_at_state_tourney The girls basketball team capped off a season's hard work and brought home a trophy by placing in the top five in 1A statewide at the 2014 Hardwood Classic in Yakima. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-12_blaine_girls_take_fifth_place_at_state_tourney A full-court press http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-12_a_full_court_press Blaine's girls basketball team gave it their all at the 2014 WIAA state tournament on March 7-8 in Yakima. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-12_a_full_court_press Girls headed to state tourney in Yakima http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-05_girls_headed_to_state_tourney_in_yakima The Blaine girls basketball team is elite, officially. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-05_girls_headed_to_state_tourney_in_yakima Luke Ridnour traded to Charlotte Bobcats team http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-05_luke_ridnour_traded_to_charlotte_bobcats_team The pride of Blaine basketball is heading to Charlotte, North Carolina. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-05_luke_ridnour_traded_to_charlotte_bobcats_team Blaine wrestlers celebrated http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-05_blaine_wrestlers_celebrated The Blaine wrestling team takes a ride on a fire truck through Blaine to celebrate their state championship season. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-03-05_blaine_wrestlers_celebrated State Champions: Blaine wrestlers take home the 1A title http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-02-26_state_champions__blaine_wrestlers_take_home_the_1a_title_ When the final match of the Mat Classic state wrestling tournament ended, the referee raised senior Blaine wrestler Mike Antczak's hand, crowning him the heavyweight champion of Washington. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-02-26_state_champions__blaine_wrestlers_take_home_the_1a_title_ Girls revved up for regionals http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-02-26_girls_revved_up_for_regionals With an easy win over Eatonville, the girls basketball team punched their ticket to the regional round of the state tournament for the third year in a row. http://thenorthernlight.com/sports/article.exm/2014-02-26_girls_revved_up_for_regionals