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Gardner rises from adversity

  NOOKSACK — After finishing one win short of the state tournament medal rounds both his freshman and sophomore years, Nooksack Valley wrestler Taylor Gardner was on the verge of a deep run in the ...
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First-year Soares living out his dream

  DEMING — Timothy Soares certainly doesn’t look like someone playing his first year of competitive basketball.   Averaging 13.3 points per game, the 6-8 Mount Baker junior forward is the Mountaineers’ ...
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A brother’s best

  LYNDEN — A special halftime ceremony at Thursday night’s Coaches vs. Cancer game honored Jason Kivlighn and Bryce Fransen, both of whom passed away from cancer.   And during the game, their ...
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LC presents a ‘tale as hold as time’

LYNDEN — Having put on the decidedly adult-centric “Phantom of the Opera” last year, director Dee Apodaca was looking to tell a more kid-friendly tale for this year’s Lynden Christian High School ...
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Super Bowl-bound Hawks pull stunner in Seattle

  SEATTLE — Having the remarkable privilege to witness Jermaine Kearse haul in that perfect, game-winning spiral from Russell Wilson from the sidelines of CenturyLink Field on Sunday was one of the ...
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Lions, Lyncs unite in Catfight for Cancer

LYNDEN — As the Lions and Lyncs battle for town bragging rights on Thursday night, the two rivals will also be uniting for a cause far bigger than a game. Lynden and Lynden Christian have teamed up to ...
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Triple-overtime thriller

  LYNDEN — Lynden Christian didn’t win on Friday night. But it’s hard to say the Lyncs lost, either.   In what was a back-and-forth thriller that surely will long be remembered, Sehome and ...
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Up against the odds

  LAUREL — With six freshmen and just two upperclassmen on its 11-player roster, Meridian is the youngest girls’ basketball team in the Northwest Conference. And with not a single player taller ...
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Martin’s game at even greater heights

  LAUREL — Meridian senior point guard Alex Martin exploded onto the local sports scene last season, averaging 14.8 points per game and earning second-team All-Northwest Conference honors in his ...
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Lancaster returns to the court

  LYNDEN — The moment couldn’t come soon enough for Lynden Christian senior point guard Makayla Lancaster.   Last week, it finally arrived.   After suffering a torn ACL in the quarterfinal ...