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Kamrath, Pike lead Blaine girls basketball in second conference win

Blaine girls basketball got its second conference win on January 20 against Sedro-Woolley, a 47–38 victory fueled by Krystin Kamrath’s sharp shooting and Hailey Pike’s … more

Boys basketball notches comeback win against Sedro-Woolley

Blaine boys basketball fought hard in the second half to get a 64–62 comeback victory against head coach Brett Farrar’s former team, Sedro-Woolley. After the win, the Borderites have a … more

Games postponed due to snow and ice

Snow and ice postponed several Blaine High School games last week. Boys and girls basketball games against Sehome have been rescheduled for the last week of the season. Bowling matches on … more

Girls wrestlers prep for biggest home meet

Blaine’s inexperienced girls wrestling team has learned a lot through the first half of the season and is looking to put its hard work to the test in the second half. The team is excited for … more

Blaine boys basketball hangs on for impressive 70–61 win over Ferndale

Blaine boys basketball got its second conference win in an intense game against Ferndale (7-6) at Blaine High School on January 14. After trailing the entire game, Ferndale tied the score in the … more

In other Borderite sports

Boys wrestling As a team, Blaine placed second out of 14 at the Island Individual on January 11 at Bainbridge Island. Blaine scored 168.5 points as a team, trailing only Forks High School, a state … more

Roundup of Borderites sports

Girls basketball The Borderites snagged their first conference victory on January 7, a 42–10 blowout at Lakewood (2–8). The win improved Blaine’s record to 4–7 overall and … more

Boys basketball undefeated after five games

The Blaine boys varsity basketball team is undefeated and averaging more than 80 points per game after five games. Blaine beat Squalicum, its first conference opponent and toughest yet, on December … more

Young boys wrestling team has strength to be regional powerhouse

Though the Blaine boys wrestling team is relatively young, it’s experienced enough that it should once again be a regional powerhouse. The always-strong Blaine wrestling team has just two … more

Girls wrestling team set to have pivotal year

With its biggest team ever, Blaine girls wrestling head coach Damon Higgins is hoping this will be a pivotal year for the program. Nine girls are came out to wrestle – enough to … more

BHS girls basketball hopes to be competitive despite low turnout

Just 13 Blaine High School girls are in the basketball program this year, but three out of five starters from last year’s varsity team are back and they should be competitive despite the low … more

With speed and aggression, boys basketball aims to continue upward path

Last year, the Blaine High School boys varsity basketball team had its best season since 2016, finishing with an 8–13 overall record. This year, its team is relatively young but with returning … more

Sportsmanship awards presented to athletes and coaches

The Blaine school district board of directors recognized several fall sports athletes with sportsmanship awards at the board’s November 25 meeting. Coaches and award winners pictured are, from … more

New girls bowling team off to a 1–1 start

Blaine High School added girls bowling to its lineup of winter sports options and the program is proving to be popular, with about 20 girls currently participating. “It’s really an … more

Blaine senior Taylee McCormick finishes strong at state cross country meet

Blaine senior Taylee McCormick capped her career with the Blaine cross country team with a strong finish at the 2A state cross country meet on November 9 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. … more

Lakewood beats Blaine soccer in action-packed final minutes

Blaine varsity soccer suffered a heartbreaking 2–1 overtime loss in a must-win playoff game at Lakewood on October 31. Making the defeat harder to bear, Blaine took a 1–0 lead minutes … more

Liberty ends Blaine football season with 57–6 playoff win

Liberty quickly and decisively shutdown Blaine’s hopes to advance past the first-round playoff game at Blaine High School on November 1. The Patriots scored on each of its first three offensive … more

Blaine senior McCormick bound for state cross country meet

Blaine senior Taylee McCormick will fulfill her years-long goal of running in the state cross country meet this Saturday, November 9, at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. At the qualifying meet, … more

Cross country teams break new ground

Blaine cross country teams broke new ground at the Northwest Conference meet on October 23 at Civic Stadium in Bellingham, with runners across the board hitting personal best times. The top boys … more

Varsity girls soccer heads to playoffs

The Blaine varsity girls soccer team is headed for the playoffs after finishing its regular season on October 28 with a 3–1 loss to Burlington-Edison at home. The Borderites’ regular … more
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