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BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Five former student-athletes, all of whom helped their respective sports to national tournament success, made up the Class…

Bruce Shepard, Western Washington University’s president for the last eight years, will step down at the end of the day Thursday, June 30.

Shepard’s last day comes nearly eight years since he took the helm and just more than a year after he announced his retirement.

“I think you…

Western Washington University will honor four former student-athletes by inducting them into the WWU Athletics Hall of Fame at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Center.

Two recent recipients of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics AD of the Year award have been appointed to the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. Jim Sterk, the director of athletics at San Diego State University and one of this year’s four winners for the NACDA award…

Ferndale’s Vic Randall has been a staple in the Whatcom County sports world for the past 43 years.

He’s served as a teacher, ski-club adviser and a baseball and golf coach in the Ferndale School District.

What he’s most known for though is his success as Ferndale football’s head…

The Colts added another Pro Bowler on Wednesday morning as Matt Overton will join Robert Mathis and the Colts coaching staff for this year’s game on Sunday, January 26. Overton, who is one of the most active Colts in the community, will head to the Pro Bowl next week.

The 2013 NFL season will end on a high note after all for Tracy’s Matt Overton.

The Indianapolis Colts announced Wednesday, Jan. 15, that Overton, the team’s second-year long-snapper and a 2003 graduate of Tracy High School, had been selected for the NFL Pro Bowl…

Vick Ballard was the big man on campus at Pascagoula (Miss.) High School, at least until track practice ended on Friday evenings. Then he hustled directly to Taco Bell, there to work 5 p.m. to 5 a.m., making burritos, taking orders, bagging meals.

The hours were long, the work intense. If…

"It's not the years ... it's the mileage," as Indiana Jones uttered in "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

In recent years, the artificial playing surface at Bellingham's Civic Stadium has looked like a graying, beat-up version of its former self, sending anyone…

The Vikings ran their home winning streak to a school-record 11 games with a 42-7 victory over the Lumberjacks and clinched a share of the Columbia Football Association title in the process. WWU saw its playoff hopes and the streak come to an end a week later with a 35-28 loss to UC Davis to…

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