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Former NFL quarterback Jake Locker, a Ferndale alum, leads his annual football camp back in 2013 Locker has a passion for serving the youth of his community, and hopes The Locker Room can be yet another avenue to do so. (File photo/Lynden Tribune)

Yet another way to give back

Locker’s vision for The Locker Room includes sport-specific training for high school athletes By Cameron Van Til sports@lyndentribune.com ...
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Pioneers on the rise

  EVERSON — The players on Nooksack Valley’s soccer team have been zeroed in on making this a landmark season for the program.   So much so that, prior to the season, many of the Pioneer boys ...
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A pitching duel for the ages

  FERNDALE — Going on his 11th season as Lynden’s head coach, Steve Petersen has seen a lot of great softball games in his time with the Lions.   None, however, quite like the one he witnessed ...
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New book tells of Burman family’s early Stickney Is. Rd. life

  EVERSON ­— The family names are deep enough in local history to be lost from most people’s awareness today. Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg bring the stories back to life in “Coming of Age on Stickney ...
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Lynden girls win Bedlington trophy, sweep relays; boys place second

  LYNDEN — Each fall, well before the start of spring sports season, Lynden track athletes begin asking head coach Layne Hutchins the question.   “Who’s going to be on the 4×400 team ...
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Pioneers opening the season strong

  EVERSON — Nooksack Valley seems to have picked up right where it left off.   After riding last year’s strong second-half campaign to a state tournament appearance and a pair of wins at the ...
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Ellie Meenk and the Lynden Academy book club

LYNDEN — At Lynden Academy, a school-wide book club has led to school-wide success.   Back in 2008, only 20 percent of Lynden Academy’s fourth-grade class passed the State Writing Assessment Test. ...
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Progressing by leaps and bounds

  LYNDEN — Lynden Christian junior Zach Roetcisoender, a star on the basketball court, had never played competitive soccer prior to this season.   But over a span of just a few minutes on Saturday, ...
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Despite turnover, goal is same for Lions

  LYNDEN — Losing players to graduation is simply part of the game when it comes to high school sports.   But the Lynden baseball team is currently experiencing that reality more than average. ...
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Missing Scooter ‘the guy’

  LYNDEN — Standing at 6-7, Lynden senior forward Scooter Hastings is a towering presence.   And the Cal Poly Pomona commit — who was recently named Class 2A state Player of the Year by the ...