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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 ...
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Prize-winning drama ‘Rabbit Hole’ at Claire vg Theatre Feb. 5-22

  LYNDEN ­— “Rabbit Hole,” which won a 2007 Pulitzer Prize for drama, opens a three-week run Feb. 5 at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre.   It’s about a happy couple whose lives are turned ...
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Lynden’s dynamic duo

  LYNDEN — From Mount Baker’s Emily Yost and Emily Brandland, to Ferndale’s Linsey Honeycutt and Abby Reid, to Burlington’s Tyra Lopez and Edie Breckenridge, to Lynden Christian’s Kara Bajema ...
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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’ ...