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Girls wrestling: Nooksack Valley’s Bruntil, Whittern win tournament titles

TACOMA — Nooksack Valley’s Emma Bruntil (125 pounds) and Nicole Whittern (150) won titles in their respective weight classes at the Judy Emry Invite girls’ wrestling tournament on Saturday at Foss ...

Lynden boys swimmers improving while facing tough competition

ANACORTES — The Lynden boys swim team fell to defending 2A state champion Anacortes, 139-41, in a dual meet on Dec. 10. Three Lions earned district-qualifying times in the meet: Cameron Smith in the ...

Upgrade of NW Soccer Park to be detailed Tuesday

  WHATCOM — On Tuesday, Dec. 15, a multi-million-dollar partnership to fund a significant upgrade of the Northwest Soccer Park facilities will be kicked off.   A program is set for 10:30 a.m. ...
Lynden senior two-way lineman Jensen Mayberry was a first-team All-Northwest Conference selection on both sides of the ball. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions well-represented on all-conference team

WHATCOM — The Lynden football team garnered a league-high seven first-team all-conference selections with last week’s release of the 2A/3A All-Northwest Conference teams. Lynden star seniors Jordan ...
Timothy Soares is a big reason for the optimism surrounding the Mountaineers this season. The 6-10 senior scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in Mount Baker’s 60-49 season-opening non-league loss to Ferndale on Friday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Mountaineers flash potential in season-opening loss to Ferndale

DEMING — Mount Baker provided plenty of glimpses during Friday night’s season opener as to why it is considered a 1A state tournament contender. Yet there were also plenty of moments exhibiting where ...
Nooksack Valley sophomore post Katrina Gimmaka is one of many scoring options for the Pioneers. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Pioneers again featuring variety of scorers thus far

BELLINGHAM — There’s no denying that Nooksack Valley will miss since-graduated point guard Mariah Perry this season, both from a production and leadership standpoint. She was a first-team All-Northwest ...

Boys’ basketball roundup: Lions pull away, rout Anacortes in season opener

WHATCOM — Sterling Somers scored 21 points as Lynden opened its season with a 59-38 non-league road win over Anacortes on Monday. Leading by six points entering the fourth quarter, the Lions outscored ...

Girls’ basketball roundup: Preston, Mountaineers off to 4-0 start

WHATCOM — First-year head coach Kim Preston and her Mount Baker girls’ basketball team are undefeated through four games. The Mountaineers (4-0) opened the season with a 51-48 non-league home win over ...

Mount Baker girls’ wrestling team wins Yelm tourney

YELM — The Mount Baker girls’ wrestling team won the “Jump On In” tournament at Yelm High School on Saturday, placing eight wrestlers in the top three of their respective weight classes. Akemi ...
Left: Lynden senior Sterling Somers will be aiming to lead the Lions back to Yakima for the state tournament after falling just short last season. Right: LC senior Zach Roetcisoender heads an experienced group of Lyncs looking to build on last season’s memorable state tournament run. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Previewing the boys’ basketball season

WHATCOM — The 2015-16 boys’ basketball season is officially underway, the first games having tipped off on Monday. It’s the point in the season when every team has reason for optimism, whether the ...