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Lions row their way to Yakima

  MOUNT VERNON — “Row the boat” has become Lynden’s team slogan this season, symbolizing the importance of each player doing her job and working together as one while striving toward a common ...
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Constant motor

  LYNDEN — In Lynden Christian senior forward Cody Fransen’s left wrist, the ligaments and cartilage have been completely torn from the bone.   His right wrist is in better shape, but that’s ...
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Dominant defense has carried Lyncs

  LYNDEN — The numbers are all very impressive, to say the least.   For starters, Lynden Christian has allowed an average of just 33.8 points per game this season.   Then there’s this: ...
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Back-to-back district champs

  MOUNT VERNON — Over the course of the season, Lynden’s biggest challenge has been finding consistency.   At times, the Lions would flash the potential of a team capable of being one of the ...
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Garcia overcomes odds to place at Mat Classic

  TACOMA — Lynden senior Alexus Garcia had just wrestled in the final match of her high school career, pinning her opponent in a mere 26 seconds to earn seventh place in state in the 170-pound class ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...
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Boys: Lions advance to regionals

  MOUNT VERNON — Lynden’s halftime adjustment in Monday night’s 68-54 district semifinals win wasn’t so much an adjustment as it was a rededication.   After using their superior size and ...
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1A basketball: Silver linings in LC losses

  MOUNT VERNON — Neither of the Lynden Christian basketball teams won their respective district title games on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School.   But neither has much — if anything — ...
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Nooksack’s selfless leader

NOOKSACK — Each year, the Nooksack Valley girls’ basketball team has an acronym for its season. This year’s is F.A.M.I.L.Y. — “Forget about me, I love you.”   And perhaps no player embodies ...
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Lynden’s Cruz on a roll heading into regionals

  LYNDEN — Up until early January, Lynden junior and third-year wrestler Primitivo Cruz had never placed in a tournament. And as head coach Alan Moore put it, Cruz had gotten off to an average start ...