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Saturday’s basketball roundup: LC girls take down defending state champion King’s for district title

GIRLS BASKETBALL Lynden Christian clinched a trip to the state regional round with a 53-46 win over King’s in the district title game on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School. Kara Bajema scored a ...

Friday’s basketball roundup: Baker boys clinch bi-district berth, eliminate Nooksack

BOYS BASKETBALL Grant Balvanz scored 18 points as Mount Baker clinched a bi-district tournament berth with a 50-32 loser-out district tournament win over Nooksack Valley on Friday. The Mountaineers (15-8) ...

Thursday’s basketball roundup: Baker, Nooksack girls clinch bi-district berths

GIRLS BASKETBALL Mount Baker 67, South Whidbey 47 Emily Brandland scored 22 points as Mount Baker clinched a bi-district tournament berth with a 67-47 win over visiting South Whidbey on Thursday in ...

Wednesday’s basketball roundup: LC boys advance to district title game

LYNDEN — Zach Roetcisoender scored 29 points as top-ranked Lynden Christian earned a 64-58 win over Cedar Park Christian on Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the 1A district semifinals. LC (20-1) clinched a bi-district ...

Title town: Lynden, LC basketball teams share both NWC crowns

The town of Lynden is home to four Northwest Conference basketball champions this season. Lynden and Lynden Christian will share both the boys’ and girls’ NWC titles after each of the town’s four ...
Lynden senior Sterling Somers scored 30 points to lead the Lions past Squalicum for a 73-70 win on Tuesday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions hold off Squalicum to earn share of NWC title, clinch district’s top seed

BELLINGHAM — Lynden survived both a nightmare performance at the free-throw line and several furious rallies by Squalicum to add another league title to its program’s storied collection. With a share ...
Western Washington senior guard Kyle Impero, a former Nooksack Valley standout, is averaging 15.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists this season for the Vikings. (Courtesy photo/WWU Athletics)

Former Nooksack Valley standout Kyle Impero excelling at Western

BELLINGHAM — Kyle Impero was a must-see attraction during his time at Nooksack Valley. A multifaceted scoring machine, he captivated Whatcom County high school basketball fans on a nightly basis. Now ...

Tuesday’s basketball roundup: Lynden girls earn share of NWC crown

GIRLS BASKETBALL Lynden 50, Squalicum 43    2A fourth-ranked Lynden pulled away for a 50-43 home win over Squalicum on Tuesday in its regular-season finale. With the victory, the Lions (18-2, 11-1 ...
Zach Roetcisoender helped Lynden Christian clinch a share of the Northwest Conference title on Friday with a win over Mount Baker. The Lyncs are the first 1A boys basketball champion in league history. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lyncs make history as Northwest Conference’s first-ever 1A champion

LYNDEN — The Lyncs made Northwest Conference history on Friday night. And they did so in trademark LC fashion. 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian showcased its depth on both sides of the ball and routed ...

De Haan to retire at end of school year after 41 years at LC

LYNDEN — Former legendary Lynden Christian girls basketball coach and current athletic director Curt De Haan has announced plans to retire at the end of the school year. “If I could have a do-over, ...