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Bomber era underway for Lyncs

LYNDEN — For the first time since 1980, a new head coach is on the sideline for LC girls’ basketball. After Curt De Haan retired from the position last spring, the Lyncs turned to 25-year-old Brady ...
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The CVT Take: Seahawks soaring after adversity-filled start

SEATTLE — Last season was largely about dominance for the Seahawks as they rode one of the best defenses in NFL history to a world championship, culminating in the Super Bowl dissection of Denver’s ...
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Former WCC coach aims to revamp Nooksack basketball

EVERSON — It’s not often that a coach with nearly two decades of experience at the college level elects to take over a struggling high school program. That, however, is exactly what first-year Nooksack ...
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Desserts taste good, and other lessons from the Lynden Holiday Baking Contest

LYNDEN — Last week, I took one for the team. I sacrificed myself. I pushed my co-workers out of the path of a moving train. A rich, gooey, sweet Christmas train. I did this by agreeing to sit on a prestigious ...
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Girls Hoops Roundup: LC opens Bomber era with convincing wins; NV undefeated

WHATCOM — After Lynden Christian girls basketball head coach Curt De Haan stepped down last spring with eight state titles and a girls’ state-record 772 wins in his 34 seasons leading the Lyncs, the ...
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Spreading it out

LYNDEN — Get the ball to an athlete in space. At its core, that’s the essence of Lynden’s spread offense — put the ball in playmakers’ hands and give them an opportunity to make plays. “That’s ...
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Somers-led hot start propels Lynden back to state title game

Facing a wind chill in the single digits, Lynden countered Saturday afternoon’s biting cold with a blistering hot start. Junior quarterback Sterling Somers led the Lions to 20 first-quarter points as ...
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‘A Christmas Story’ musical premiering at the Claire

LYNDEN — “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” has become just about as common a phrase as “jingle bells,” thanks to the enormous popularity of the film “A Christmas Story.” he Lynden Performing ...
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Splitvane Engineers to make history

SUMAS — Splitvane Engineers Inc., an engineering firm located in town, is in the process of building the United States’ first cokeless furnace for the commercial melting of iron. While most furnaces ...
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Receiving duo has exploded onto scene

LYNDEN — Just a little over a year ago, neither Jordan Wittenberg nor Jonathan Whetnall were even playing wide receiver. Wittenberg was playing exclusively at cornerback, while Whetnall wasn’t even ...