A gift out of nowhere for Lions

LYNDEN — It was only about three days before the spring sports season started when Lynden soccer coach Drew Smiley received a text message from senior Rudy Mendoza. Smiley looked at his phone and saw a bit of a surprise from the former Lion football defensive standout. “Hey, I’m going to come out for soccer,”…

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Braulio Perez is a sports reporter at the Lynden Tribune. Email Braulio at sports@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune. Follow Lynden Tribune Sports on Twitter at @LyndenTribuneSP