Making moves on the mat

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Hard work and dedication. It’s what every coach hopes to see from athletes and it’s exactly what Nooksack Valley girls wrestling coach Michelle DeKoekkoek has seen in 2012. The Pioneers ...
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Rebounding a focus for Lions

LYNDEN — Rebounding, rebounding and rebounding. It’s what the Lynden Christian Lyncs are known for and it’s exactly what Lynden coach Rob Adams understands his girls need to work on during practice ...
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Making the final shot count

LYNDEN — It’s a moment Lynden Christian freshman Kara Bajema won’t forget. With the game on the line, Bajema was in the right place at the right time, and for the Lyncs it resulted in a monstrous ...
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Cooler than the other side of the pillow

LYNDEN — Lackadaisical and flat. There’s no better way to describe Lynden Christian’s effort to start the first half of its game against Cashmere on Thursday. LC coach Roger DeBoer knew something ...

California Dreamin’

SAN DIEGO — The trophies and accolades continue to pile up for the Lynden boys athletic program. Less than a month after winning the 2A state football championship, the Lions boys hoops team traveled ...

Inconsistency dooms Mountaineers

LYNDEN — Offensive struggles have haunted the Mount Baker girls early on this season and the same problem was showcased on Friday afternoon. The Mountaineers, who were up 28-20 at halftime, went ice ...
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Nooksack Valley basketball

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Seahawks’ fans showcase their love

My body started shaking. My macbook pro started vibrating on a table and I looked around the room to see if any other reporters shared my fear of an earthquake taking place. It wasn’t an earthquake, ...
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A program is reborn in Laurel

LAUREL — Jack Hallmark entered the Meridian High School gym on a chilly mid-November day. He walked up the stairs to the Trojans’ wrestling room. He was both physically and mentally prepared for his ...
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Different sport, same story

LYNDEN — It was supposed to be one of the best games of the year. Lynden and Burlington-Edison were expected to go to the wire in a clash of 2A conference titans. For the first eight minutes, it certainly ...