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Despite turnover, goal is same for Lions

  LYNDEN — Losing players to graduation is simply part of the game when it comes to high school sports.   But the Lynden baseball team is currently experiencing that reality more than average. ...
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Missing Scooter ‘the guy’

  LYNDEN — Standing at 6-7, Lynden senior forward Scooter Hastings is a towering presence.   And the Cal Poly Pomona commit — who was recently named Class 2A state Player of the Year by the ...
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Lots to like in Lynden’s season-opening victory

  LYNDEN — With his team missing three key players and starting a defender at goalkeeper in the season-opener on Monday, Lynden head coach Drew Smiley wasn’t quite sure what to expect.   “We ...
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Lyncs make magical run

  YAKIMA — Even Lynden Christian head coach Roger De Boer was stunned.   As the Lyncs headed to the locker room with a 20-point halftime lead over defending state champion Zillah in the state ...
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LC bounces back for fourth place

  YAKIMA — It wasn’t the ending Lynden Christian was looking for.   As the defending state champions and one of the top-ranked teams in the state, the Lyncs had hoped to be playing on Saturday ...
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Youthful Lions have made major strides

  YAKIMA — Entering the season, Lynden had just four players — senior Kaitlyn Mark, senior Mandy Warner, sophomore Elisa Kooiman and sophomore Jasmyne Neria — with significant varsity experience. ...
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Lions row their way to Yakima

  MOUNT VERNON — “Row the boat” has become Lynden’s team slogan this season, symbolizing the importance of each player doing her job and working together as one while striving toward a common ...
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Constant motor

  LYNDEN — In Lynden Christian senior forward Cody Fransen’s left wrist, the ligaments and cartilage have been completely torn from the bone.   His right wrist is in better shape, but that’s ...
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Dominant defense has carried Lyncs

  LYNDEN — The numbers are all very impressive, to say the least.   For starters, Lynden Christian has allowed an average of just 33.8 points per game this season.   Then there’s this: ...
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Back-to-back district champs

  MOUNT VERNON — Over the course of the season, Lynden’s biggest challenge has been finding consistency.   At times, the Lions would flash the potential of a team capable of being one of the ...