Soccer roundup: Lions clinch first-ever district tournament berth

WHATCOM — For the first time in program history, the Lynden girls’ soccer team is postseason-bound. The Lions clinched a spot in the 2A District 1 tournament with a 3-0 win over Bellingham on Thursday, ...

Football roundup: Meridian’s Ames earns 300th career win

LAUREL — Meridian senior running back Nick Dritsas rushed for five touchdowns and head coach Bob Ames earned his 300th career victory as the Trojans celebrated homecoming with a 41-18 rout of Lynden ...
Lynden’s Eli Gripp advanced to the round of 16 in the district singles tournament. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Gripp advances to district tournament’s round of 16

Lynden’s Eli Gripp advanced to the round of 16 in the district singles tournament. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) BELLINGHAM — Lynden’s Eli Gripp advanced to the round of 16 in the District 1 boys’ ...

Volleyball roundup: Pioneers, Lyncs pick up wins

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (4-5, 4-7 Northwest Conference) clinched the NWC 1A’s No. 2 seed with a pair of victories last week. On Oct. 13, the Pioneers earned a 25-21, 25-16, 25-8 sweep of Mount Baker. Nooksack ...

Gerrit & Donna Van Weerdhuizen – 50th anniversary

Gerrit and Donna Van Weerdhuizen of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with family dinners. They were married in Everson on Oct. 15, 1965. Gerrit is retired from the Washington State ...

Wedding – Kelsey Edwards & Isaac Ungersma

Kelsey Lynn Edwards and Isaac James Ungersma were united in marriage on Nov. 22, 2014, at Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. A reception took place at Baker Creek Place in Bellingham. The bride ...

Freda Groen – 85th birthday

Freda Groen was born on Nov. 2, 1930, in Ruthton, Minnesota, to Leo and Gertrude VanBeek. She was married to her husband Bill for 57 years until his passing in 2007. Freda is celebrating her 85th birthday ...

Birth – Willa Kate Bogaard

Lara and Aaron Bogaard of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Willa Kate, on Oct. 6, 2015, at the Bellingham Birth Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and joins her brother Ira, who will be 3 years old on ...

Birth – Blakely Jae Bormuth

Naomi and Cody Bormuth of Bellingham welcomed a daughter, Blakely Jae, on Sept. 25, 2015, at the Bellingham Birth Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and joins Silas, 3, and Lucas, 15 months. Grandparents ...

Birth – Evie Anne Draayer

Janelle and Brad Draayer of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Evie Anne, on Oct. 2, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Don and Jeany ...