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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 ...
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A sweet ending for LC’s DeHaan

With 772 wins to his name, Lynden Christian girls basketball coach Curt DeHaan stands alone at the top among girls coaches in Washington state high school basketball history. The LC varsity coach since ...
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SunDome-inance

YAKIMA — Prior to tipoff of Saturday night’s 1A state championship game, LC coach Curt DeHaan walked up to the media table. The veteran coach was looking quite dapper, sporting slacks, a white dress ...
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Senior Courtney Hollander, deservedly so, can now call herself a champion

YAKIMA — He preached it all throughout the season and his girls bought in. Curt DeHaan, who was named the Northwest Conference Coach of the Year this week, wanted his girls to play with the “team is ...
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Although I did it before, Kara Bajema is a name no one should mistake

YAKIMA — I still remember in the fall when I walked into the Tribune office on a Wednesday morning and saw the puzzled look on my editor Tim Newcomb’s face. Had I messed up? Sure enough, my instincts ...
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Led by Sterling Somers and Scooter Hastings, the future remains bright for the Lynden boys

YAKIMA — The Sun Dome is an exciting place for athletes to travel to. It means you’ve competed at a high enough level to say you’re one of the top eight teams in the state in your classification. ...
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Coach Rob Adams and guard Stephanie Somers had an uncommon bond on the court

YAKIMA — He knew eventually, as bad as he didn’t want it to happen, the time would come. Lynden girls coach Rob Adams understands that time sits still for no one and at some point this season, he’d ...