Meridian off to a great campaign

LAUREL — Before the first game of 2014, Meridian baseball coach Steve Slesk said the way his kids started the season would be crucial for the team’s confidence. Four games into 2014, it looks like ...

Mounties have good day

DEMING — Whenever Mount Baker and Nooksack Valley get together for a track meet, you can expect some top-tier athleticism on display. On Thursday, March 27, the Mounties hosted the Pioneers and Friday ...

Lions rebound

LYNDEN — Following a 7-1 loss to Sequim on Saturday, March 22, the Lynden fastpitch team has responded with two straight wins to improve its record to 4-2. Lynden’s last game, on Thursday, March 27, ...
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Photo Gallery: Wazzu hits the gridiron for spring camp

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There’s no denying Heezen charge

LYNDEN — Every prep athlete has a goal upon beginning the senior campaign of their high school career. For Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen, he has his goals set quite high. “I want the school ...
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Tenacity key on the pitch for Lions

LAUREL — When the Lynden and Meridian soccer teams face off on the pitch, one might think the players have just watched some football movies prior to the initial whistle. Bodies are guaranteed to fly ...
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Fastpitch: A strong foundation to build on

LYNDEN — Shortly before the start of the season, Lynden coach Steve Petersen surveyed the field and looked on as his players did some in-field drills. Petersen was wearing a Bellevue College fastpitch ...
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The loss of a legend

LYNDEN — If there’s one word that sings like no other around the city of Lynden, especially in regard to athletics, “tradition” seems more than appropriate. But tradition isn’t built overnight, ...
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NWC Baseball: A look ahead

LYNDEN — With the score 4-1 in Mount Baker’s favor in the bottom of the seventh inning on Monday night, and starting pitcher Cody Larsen cruising on the mound, it appeared as though the Mounties would ...
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One final hurrah for seniors

LYNDEN — For one final night, senior basketball players from Whatcom County gathered in the 2014 Boys & Girls Club Basketball Classic, to have fun at the end of their hoops careers. At Lynden High ...