Sumas unites around family

SUMAS — When Sumas resident Gina Wassenaar unexpectedly lost her son, Adam Carlberg, she still recalls the amount of support that was given to her and her family. It was mid-February and tragedy had ...
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Big step for Lynden football

SEATTLE — As the Lions walked onto the turf at the newly renovated University of Washington Husky Stadium, Lynden fans didn’t really know what they were looking at. Sure, they saw the glitz and glamour ...
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Tigers too much for Trojans

BURLINGTON — On a night where Meridian needed to be on its “A” game to take down the 2A Burlington-Edison Tigers, the Trojans did the exact opposite during the first quarter of their 42-28 loss to ...
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Football: Baker taking it one week at a time

DEMING — Following a semifinals appearance in the 1A state football playoffs last season, the Mount Baker Mountaineers enter 2013 with a chip on their shoulder. However, the loss of most of their offensive ...
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Emmons ready to lead Pioneers

EVERSON — Normally when a new coach arrives to a new school, there can be some growing pains along the way. It takes time for a coach and the players to develop chemistry and get into a rhythm. That’s ...
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Football: Pioneers ready to be a threat

EVERSON — Coming off a 7-3 season in 2012, the Nooksack Valley Pioneers are another team in the north county that lost key contributors to graduation. Most notably, standout wideout and defensive back ...

Football: Plenty of work to do for Meridian

LAUREL — When the Meridian Trojans opened up football practice last week, coach Bob Ames didn’t hesitate in saying his boys have plenty of work to do on the gridiron. The usual self-depreciating coach ...

Sports Briefs 

• Tickets for the Lynden vs. King’s football game, to be held at the newly renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle, are still available for purchase at the Lynden High School main office. Tickets will be ...
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A new era for Lynden football

LYNDEN — As Lynden coach Curt Kramme sits in his office, his excitement continuously escalates when asked about his 2013 Lions. Sure, the team lost 19 seniors from 2012, including four players who went ...
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Soccer Preview: A new year on the soccer pitch

LYNDEN — When LC girls soccer coach Brent DeRuyter began the first day of soccer practices for the Lyncs on Monday, he already knew what he would have in front of him: Veteran leadership. The Lyncs, ...