Bellingham Bells- credit David Willoughby
Fueled by an active community, the semi-professional and amateur sports scene in Whatcom County is booming. Local teams are always contenders for their league’s titles, making for a fun and exciting viewing experience for fans. Some local teams also feature some former standout athletes who attended high school or college in the area, so fans can continue to follow their careers. The teams also partner with local businesses to offer locally sourced food and beverages in most cases. Some teams even feature local tryouts, so even you could be the next Whatcom County resident wowing fans on the field, pitch, ice or track.
Bellingham Bells — Baseball
The Bells play in the West Coast League: a summer, college, wood-bat league for up-and-coming college baseball players. The WCL season runs from early June to late August, with Bells home games being played at the newly renovated Joe Martin Field. In 2014, the Bells won their first WCL Championship with a 2-1 series win over Corvallis.