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Last call for two Pioneers

NOOKSACK — The memories on the sidelines remain fresh for both Tom Meixner and Rob McKissick of Nooksack Valley High School. It was in the early 1980s that the two Pioneer coaches stood side by side ...
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Baseball: Lynden’s one more trip to state

ANACORTES — When Lynden walked off the baseball diamond following a 7-2 loss to Squalicum on April 7, the dejected team owned a lowly 2-5 record. That game over a month ago was fresh in the minds of ...
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North county athletes stay on track

BELLINGHAM — For the Lynden girls track team, perhaps no one has been more consistent this season than talented discus and javelin hurler Shelby Jacob. The senior, who has dominated meets throughout ...
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Ex-NFL player delivers Strong words

LYNDEN — It was a little over 17 years ago that Mack Strong sat in his lavish home in Redmond. The former Seattle Seahawks All-Pro fullback had it all. Money, cars, celebrity status and a beautiful girlfriend, ...
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Fastpitch playoff seedings on the line

LYNDEN — Wednesday is a big day for Lynden Christian fastpitch coach Mitch Moorlag and his team. With the 1A district playoffs set to start on Friday, LC finds out its seeding following a meeting with ...
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Arneson takes home Avalon title

BURLINGTON — The conditions at Avalon Golf Course in Burlington on Monday afternoon were far from perfect. The rain was falling and the terrain on the fairways was wet and sloppy. The greens were far ...
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DeHaan hires his replacement

LYNDEN — The year was 1980 and current Lynden Christian Athletic Director Curt DeHaan had just been named the girls basketball coach of the Lyncs. DeHaan, 26 at the time, accepted the job as a recent ...
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Trojan record falls at Civic

BELLINGHAM — It was about a week ago that Meridian’s Janessa Murphy felt she could break a record. Not just a personal record, though. The senior Trojan long jumper, who began her jumping career last ...
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Cold War comedy coming to the Claire

LYNDEN — Comedy is coming to the Claire vg Thomas Theatre in the form of “The Mouse That Roared,” a Cold-War comedy with a message tucked behind its abundance of laughs. When the fictional country ...
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No hurdle too big

LYNDEN — As the rain continued to fall at Lynden Christian last Wednesday, the track conditions kept getting worse. One would think the slippery track would slow some runners down and affect their form. ...