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Lynden senior Anthony Garcia has been a standout for the Lions this spring after a strong season last summer with the Lynden Lightning American Legion team. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Garcia starring for Lions on mound, at plate

Last summer was key turning point for Lynden senior star pitcher, hitter LYNDEN — As the lone senior-to-be on last summer’s Lynden Lightning American Legion team, Anthony Garcia knew he needed to step ...
LC sophomore Sam Van Loo went 2-for-4 with two RBIs at the plate and pitched a complete game in the circle to help the Lyncs to a 9-6 win over Anacortes on Monday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Van Loo, Scott lead Lyncs past Anacortes for fifth straight win

LC scores eight runs in first four innings, capitalizes on Anacortes errors to improve record to 6-1 LYNDEN — Just last month, the Lynden Christian girls basketball team was cutting down the nets in ...

Lakewood set to join Northwest Conference this fall

Arlington school was unanimous invite; will become league’s 14th member this fall ARLINGTON — There will be a new member of the Northwest Conference this fall. Lakewood High School is set to join the ...

Lynden-LC softball game resumes Wednesday after upheld protest

Lynden played under protest due to call that was incorrect interpretation of rule  LYNDEN — Call it the “two-week softball game.” By the time Lynden and Lynden Christian are scheduled to resume ...

Baseball roundup: Nooksack’s Rawls tosses complete-game shutout

WHATCOM — Noah Rawls pitched a complete-game shutout to lead Nooksack Valley to a 5-0 conference win over visiting Sedro-Woolley on Tuesday, April 5. The senior standout allowed just five hits while ...

Boys track roundup: Nooksack’s Beard, Kautz shine at Birger Solberg

BELLINGHAM — Connor Beard and Colton Kautz each earned a pair of top-five finishes to lead Nooksack Valley (25 points) to an 11th-place finish out of 32 schools in the Birger Solberg Invitational on ...

Girls track roundup: Baker’s Smith, Dunford win at Birger Solberg

BELLINGHAM — Mount Baker seniors Natalie Smith and Katherine Dunford each took first place in their respective events in the Birger Solberg Invitational on Saturday, April 9, at Civic Stadium. Smith, ...

Sports briefs

• Meridian boys soccer (4-3-1, 1-2-1) earned a 2-1 non-league win over visiting Bear Creek on Saturday, April 9. • Meridian softball (2-5, 1-2 Northwest Conference) suffered an 18-2 league loss at ...

Correction: Elisa Kooiman earned first-team all-state honors

Lynden junior Elisa Kooiman was an Associated Press girls basketball first-team all-state selection. Last week’s section incorrectly stated that she was a second-team selection…. This content ...
Lynden forward Jabriel Ortiz goes for the ball during the Lions' 1-0 conference win over crosstown rival Lynden 
Christian on Wednesday, March 30, at Bender Fields. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions blank Lyncs for shutout victory

Lara scores, Smith makes key save late in Lynden’s first shutout of season LYNDEN — Lynden senior goalkeeper Carson Smith has spent the past three springs on the baseball diamond with the Lions. The ...