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LC volleyball earns 18th straight state tournament berth

BOTHELL — At this point, it’s almost as if the Lynden Christian volleyball team has a permanent spot in the state tournament. The Lyncs advanced to the 1A state tournament for the 18th consecutive ...

Third-quarter onslaught dooms Meridian; Lynden, Baker punch tickets to state

SEATTLE — King’s entered Friday night’s game averaging 31.3 points per contest, but was kept off the scoreboard for the entire first half, stymied by Meridian’s defense. That all changed very ...
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Football: Baker wins mud-fest, league title

DEMING — In playing conditions that at times seemed to resemble more of a swamp than a football field, first downs were not easy to come by. But on a pair of plays in the first half, Mount Baker did ...
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Soccer: Meridian shooting it out in districts

SULTAN — Not only are soccer penalty-kick shootouts unlike almost anything in sports — they’re also very different from almost everything that occurs previously in a soccer match. After more than ...

Mount Baker handles LC, messy conditions to win league title; Lynden rallies to win crown, Nooksack prevails on final play

In playing conditions that at times seemed to resemble more of a swamp than a football field, first downs were often a major feat. But on a pair of plays in the first half, Mount Baker did much more than ...

Hastings keys Lions to bounceback, top-five win; Meridian edges No. 6 Baker, Nooksack rallies to beat No. 10 LC

When his team needed a big play, it seemed like Scooter Hastings was always there to answer the call. All 6-foot-7 of him. With the Lions facing a fourth-and-goal from the three-yard line, it was Hastings ...
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Lewis 100: Looking back with gratitude across 100 years

By Michael Lewis 100 years!! What in the world was my grandfather Sol Lewis thinking when, at only 26 years of age, he decided that he wanted to own a country weekly newspaper? Born in Oakland on Oct. ...
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Streak ends, but focus is same

LYNDEN — 2A top-ranked Lynden had won 33 games in a row, 43 straight home contests, 55 straight Northwest Conference matchups and beaten rival Ferndale five consecutive times. All of those streaks came ...
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Lynden Christian junior and UW commit Kara Bajema is a special talent

LYNDEN — As a sophomore last spring on the Lynden Christian girls’ basketball team, Kara Bajema averaged 13.3 points per game, was named The Bellingham Herald’s All-Whatcom County Girls’ Basketball ...
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Netting a brotherly bond

LYNDEN — Lynden tennis coach Trey Ballard pointed out many attributes that make seniors Dakota Davis and Ben Mulder such a good doubles team. They’re athletic, they’re smart, they move quickly to ...