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Whatcom County/Bellingham Lakers (1971-1976)

 

Years of Operation: 1971-1976

 

Overall Record

 

First Game:

 

First Win:

 

Final Game:

League Affiliation:  

Northwest International Football League (1971-76)

 

 

Team Headquarters:  Mount Vernon, WA

Owner:

 

General Manager:

 

Coaches:

 

Home Field(s):

Titles Won

None

 

 

 

Honors

 

All-League

Jerry Yonker, OT (1975 - 2nd)

Joe Niom, DB (1975 - 1st)

All-America

 

Steve Yonich earned himself a unique place in the semi-pro football record book. while playing the Snohomish County Ramblers September 15, 1974. Yonich played offensive tackle and was lined as a tackle eligible and caught a six yard touchdown pass for the first score of the game. Snohomish tied the game at 6-6. Late in the third quarter, Yonich again lined up as a tackle eligible and caught his second and game winning touchdown pass of the day. The Lakers won the game, 12-6.

 

 

1971 Schedule/Results (1-0):  
   
Oct 23 - Seattle Cavaliers 18-63
   
   
1972 Schedule/Results (1-0):  
   
   
   
   
Oct 29 - Seattle Cavaliers  
   
   
   
   

1973 Schedule/Results (1-0):

 
Sep 1 - Pierce County Bengals 3-50
Sep 22 - Burien Flyers  
Sep 29 - Seattle Bulldogs 0-24
   
Oct 14 @ Seattle Cavaliers  
   
   
1974 Schedule/Results (1-0):  
Sep 15 - Snohomish County Ramblers 12-6
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

 

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