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Another record-setting spectacle

  LYNDEN — Seventeen years ago, Dutch Mothers Family Restaurant owner Dave Black approached local youth basketball coach and hoops enthusiast Jerry Blankers with an idea.   “He said, ‘Jerry, ...

Homeward-bound: Post 7 clinches state berth

  LONGVIEW — The Bellingham Post 7 Senior American Legion team will be competing for a state title on its home field.   Bellingham’s Joe Martin Field is the site of the upcoming Senior American ...
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Multi-talented Hommes finding her path

  SEATTLE — Playing one sport in college is challenging enough, especially at the Division II level. Doing so while juggling a rigorous academic major is even more difficult.   But balancing ...
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Arneson wins Walla Walla tourney

  WALLA WALLA — Lynden senior-to-be Ezra Arneson won the Banner Bank Junior Invitational golf tournament on July 9-10 at the Walla Walla Country Club.   Arneson shot a two-under-par 70 on the ...

Bellingham hosting WCL All-Star Game on Monday; Jamie Moyer will be on hand

  BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells and Joe Martin Field are hosting the 2015 West Coast League All-Star Game on Monday, July 20.   The game will feature the top players in the WCL, a summer, ...

Lynden U-12 baseball team advances to semis of Ferndale Cal Ripken tourney

  FERNDALE — The Lynden 12-and-under baseball team advanced to the semifinals of the Cal Ripken North Washington state tournament, held July 9-12 in Ferndale, before being ousted by the eventual ...

Mount Baker names new cross country coaches

  DEMING — Mount Baker High School has named Rob Gray, Tonian Gray and Kim Preston as its new boys’ and girls’ cross country coaches, the school announced in a July 6 press release.   Rob, ...
From left: front row, Tyler Sipma, Eli Migchelbrink, Duke Ohligschlager, Griffin Dykstra, Lane Dykstra; middle row, Bubba Parcher, Kobe Baar, Dexter Zylstra, Campbell Nolte, Kaeden Hermanutz, Cameron Petersen; back row, coach Kip Baar, coach Dave Ohligschlager, coach Aaron Hermanutz and coach Kevin Visser. (Courtesy photo)

Lynden 10-U baseball team wins state title

MOSES LAKE — All weekend long, the Lynden 10-and-under baseball team had to battle multiple opponents: the scorching Moses Lake heat and, of course, the opposing teams. Lynden handled both challenges ...
Vancouver’s BC Place was the site of the World Cup final. Most of the sellout crowd of 53,341 was clad in red, white and blue, and celebrated the United States’ remarkable 5-2 win over Japan. (Tim Newcomb/Lynden Tribune)

United States’ World Cup triumph is a storybook tale of redemption

VANCOUVER — Think back to the deciding play of February’s Super Bowl. If you’re anything like me — a diehard Seahawks fan — you’re probably cringing at the mere thought. The image of that fateful ...
Lynden senior shortstop Jordan Wittenberg bats in a game earlier this season with Bellingham Post 7. Wittenberg went a combined 11-for-20 and scored 10 runs this past weekend, helping Post 7 win the Spokane American Legion Wood Bat Classic. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Wittenberg, Post 7 win Spokane wood bat tournament

SPOKANE — The Bellingham Post 7 AAA American Legion team took first place in the Spokane American Legion Wood Bat Classic this past weekend, winning all seven games it played in the 32-team tournament. ...