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There’s no denying Heezen charge

LYNDEN — Every prep athlete has a goal upon beginning the senior campaign of their high school career. For Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen, he has his goals set quite high. “I want the school ...
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The loss of a legend

LYNDEN — If there’s one word that sings like no other around the city of Lynden, especially in regard to athletics, “tradition” seems more than appropriate. But tradition isn’t built overnight, ...
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A sweet ending for LC’s DeHaan

With 772 wins to his name, Lynden Christian girls basketball coach Curt DeHaan stands alone at the top among girls coaches in Washington state high school basketball history. The LC varsity coach since ...
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Senior Courtney Hollander, deservedly so, can now call herself a champion

YAKIMA — He preached it all throughout the season and his girls bought in. Curt DeHaan, who was named the Northwest Conference Coach of the Year this week, wanted his girls to play with the “team is ...
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Led by Sterling Somers and Scooter Hastings, the future remains bright for the Lynden boys

YAKIMA — The Sun Dome is an exciting place for athletes to travel to. It means you’ve competed at a high enough level to say you’re one of the top eight teams in the state in your classification. ...
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Coach Rob Adams and guard Stephanie Somers had an uncommon bond on the court

YAKIMA — He knew eventually, as bad as he didn’t want it to happen, the time would come. Lynden girls coach Rob Adams understands that time sits still for no one and at some point this season, he’d ...
With teammate Sara Dougan (33) ready to attack the glass, LC’s Courtney Hollander rises over a Freeman defender for a shot during Saturday’s 56-42 state regional victory.

Flying high into the elite eight

Complete effort gives LC gals a berth in the 1A state quarterfinals MOUNT VERNON — As the camera flashes triggered and the mob at the heart of Mount Vernon’s gym floor grew, the words were clear and ...
Lynden’s offense was too much for Olympic to handle on Saturday evening.

Yakima: We’re back

Lynden girls prevent sour feeling of missing state in 2013 with big win over Olympic MOUNT VERNON — Following the Lynden girls’ 63-47 state regional victory over Olympic on Saturday, coach Rob Adams ...
Intensity was the theme for the Lions in their victory over Sumner.

Not a whole lot has changed for Lions

New group of starters doesn’t prevent Lions from a third straight trip to state quarterfinals MOUNT VERNON — The 2013-14 season has a totally different feel for the Lynden boys basketball team. After ...
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Wrestling: The state champion is here

TACOMA — The scene was all too familiar for Chloe Gardner. The Nooksack Valley senior stood on the side of a mat inside the Tacoma Dome during the 2014 Mat Classic on Saturday morning. She was getting ...