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Strong pitching leads Bells to 3-1 win over Everett

The Bellingham Bells would turn to a quintet of pitchers on Saturday night to topple the Everett Merchants by a score of 3-1 at Joe Martin Field.

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Post 7 takes two from Garfield

Bellingham improves to 10-and-2 on the year.

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Vikings get DI transfer from Sacramento State

Peacocke had standout prep career at Inglemoor HS.

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Mariners sign veteran catcher Henry Blanco

Kelly Shoppach designated for assignment.

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Whatcom County well represented in state All-Star Game

Seven Whatcom County football players to compete in state all-star game tomorrow afternoon.

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Seahawks bring back QB Jackson

Former Seahawk starter signs a one-year deal

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Kevin Constantine returns to coach Silvertips

Kevin Constantine previously coached the club from 2003-2007.

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Post 7 gets win in B.C.

Richard only allows one hit on the mound

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Mariners’ first-round pick Peterson to join AquaSox roster

Everett AquaSox add four top picks from 2013 draft.

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Mariners outright catcher Bantz to Triple-A Tacoma

The 26-year-old Bantz made one start for the Mariners.

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UW men’s basketball moves up to #13 in this week’s Top 25 National Poll

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Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar, left, hugs guard Andrew Andrews (12) after an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Seattle, Wash. Washington beat San Diego State 49-36.

The Huskies look to stay undefeated tonight when they take on Tulane tonight over on AM 930 KBAI beginning at 7:30pm

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Lions’ Raiola suspended 1 game for stomping on opponent

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Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola (51) during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.

Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola has been suspended for one game after he stomped on Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson

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Lightning strike injures 12 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay

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Tampa Police Officers talk to spectators after football fans were reportedly taken to the hospital with injuries after a lightning strike near the Raymond James Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Tampa, Fla.

A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Buccaneers and the Packers.

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Pistons, eyeing younger players, waive Josh Smith

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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2014 file photo, Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Auburn Hills, Mich. The Detroit Pistons announced Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 the club has requested waivers on Josh Smith.

The Detroit Pistons have waived forward Josh Smith, less than two years after signing him to a lucrative free-agent contract.

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.