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Schedule for this weekend’s basketball regionals

This weekend marks the regional round of the state high school basketball postseason. The winners of these round-of-16 regional games advance to the March 5-7 state tournament in Yakima, while the losers ...
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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 ...
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Garcia overcomes odds to place at Mat Classic

  TACOMA — Lynden senior Alexus Garcia had just wrestled in the final match of her high school career, pinning her opponent in a mere 26 seconds to earn seventh place in state in the 170-pound class ...

Yakima will be missing some of state’s top teams

  LYNDEN — Let me preface this by saying one thing: There may not be a better way.   But still, that doesn’t change the fact that some very worthy teams will unfairly be left out of this year’s ...
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Lyncs, NV advance to regionals

  WHATCOM — Kara Bajema scored 24 points and Lynden Christian’s defense stifled Mount Baker as the Lyncs advanced to regionals with a 62-25 rout on Saturday in a loser-out bi-district game at Mountlake ...
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Baker girls come just short

  TACOMA — Mount Baker girls’ wrestling held the team lead for much of last week’s Mat Classic XXVII at the Tacoma Dome.   But in the end, the Mountaineers came up just a mere half point ...

Lions fall in district title game

  MOUNT VERNON — Nail-biting games between Northwest Conference powers Lynden and Anacortes have become commonplace in recent years.   And Friday night’s district championship game was the ...

Swimming: Up-and-down state meet for Lions

  FEDERAL WAY — Lynden nearly put together one of the best performances it could’ve hoped for last weekend in the state championships at the King County Aquatic Center.   However, a couple ...

Lyncs hold off Baker, advance to regionals

  WHATCOM — Zach Roetcisoender scored 17 points, Blake Mellema added 16 and Cody Fransen had 14 as Lynden Christian (15-8) fought past Mount Baker to advance to regionals with a 66-56 win on Saturday ...

Saturday night hoops roundup: Hot-shooting Lions win second straight district title

Lynden torched the nets during the game, and then cut them down afterward. Kaitlyn Mark hit five 3-pointers and scored 28 points, and Elisa Kooiman added 24, as Lynden beat Burlington 67-55 on Saturday ...