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Boys wrestling: Peterson-Scotter advances to state as Lynden’s lone non-alternate qualifier

  WHATCOM — Lynden is sending three wrestlers to the Feb. 20-21 state championships in the Tacoma Dome, led by Payton Peterson-Scotter (145 pounds), who finished in fourth place at the 2A regional ...

Girls Basketball: Lions earn overtime win in district opener

  WHATCOM — Elisa Kooiman scored 15 points, Kaitlyn Mark added 11 and the defense registered yet another strong performance as Lynden (14-7) earned a 46-28 win over Squalicum on Feb. 10 in its regular-season ...

Boys Basketball: Soares hits game-winner to send Mountaineers to bi-district

  WHATCOM — The week ended better than it started for Mount Baker (8-17).   On Feb. 10, the Mountaineers got routed by Lynden Christian 76-38 in the district semifinals.   Mount Baker struggled ...

Swimming: Johnson, three Lions’ relay teams headed to state championships

  ANACORTES — Lynden senior Michael Johnson and three Lions’ relay teams qualified for this weekend’s state championships.   Johnson is currently 11th in the state in the 100-meter backstroke ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lions hold on, clinch regionals berth

Elisa Kooiman scored 18 points and Kaitlyn Mark added 14 as Lynden held on for a 42-40 win over Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday night to advance to the district title game and clinch a berth in regionals. ...

Saturday hoops roundup: Lyncs boys and girls fall to King’s in district title games

Lynden Christian’s defense put together another strong performance, making things difficult for one of the best offenses in the state. Yet, facing what is an elite defense in its own right, the Lyncs ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Somers, Hastings dominate inside as Lions advance to district semis

LYNDEN — As Lynden head coach Brian Roper put it, there aren’t many secrets left between his team and Sedro-Woolley. Having already played one another twice, each team had a strong grasp as to ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: Soares’ 29 points, game-winner propel Mount Baker boys into bi-district

Timothy Soares scored 29 points and hit a go-ahead shot with 10 seconds left to lead Mount Baker past South Whidbey 65-64 on Thursday night in a loser-out district game. With the victory, the Mountaineers ...

Wednesday night hoops roundup: LC girls crush Mount Baker, advance to district title game

Kara Bajema scored 23 points as Lynden Christian stormed to an early lead and routed Mount Baker 73-33 on Wednesday night to secure a bi-district tournament berth and advance to the district title game. ...
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Nooksack’s selfless leader

NOOKSACK — Each year, the Nooksack Valley girls’ basketball team has an acronym for its season. This year’s is F.A.M.I.L.Y. — “Forget about me, I love you.”   And perhaps no player embodies ...