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LC volleyball wins back-to-back state titles with sweep of Cedar Park

Until last year, despite 18 consecutive trips to the state tournament, the Lynden Christian volleyball team had never won a state championship. Now the Lyncs have won two in a row. LC earned back-to-back ...

LC volleyball rallies, advances to state championship with dramatic semifinal win

Lynden Christian head coach Kim Grycel had gone all season without mention of a repeat state championship. But with her team’s hopes of a second consecutive state title slipping away during Saturday’s ...

LC volleyball advances to state semifinals with pair of sweeps

The Lynden Christian volleyball team advanced to the 1A state semifinals with a pair of sweeps on Friday at the Yakima Valley SunDome. The defending champion Lyncs cruised to a 25-11, 25-11, 25-15 opening-round ...
Lynden Christian senior outside hitter Kara Bajema, a University of Washington commit, has helped lead the Lyncs to a 19th consecutive state volleyball tournament appearance. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Bajema wrapping up illustrious LC career

LYNDEN — Kara Bajema’s potential has always been evident. Her upside has always been intriguing. But to turn capability into reality takes dedication and commitment. The 6-2 Lynden Christian volleyball ...
Lynden suffered a 21-17 loss to Sedro-Woolley on Friday night in the district playoffs, snapping the Lions’ streak of nine consecutive state playoff appearances.

Sedro-Woolley eliminates Lions in district playoff

BELLINGHAM — Falling short of state is an almost foreign concept for a powerhouse Lynden program accustomed to deep postseason runs. After all, Lynden’s seniors were in second grade the last time a ...
Left: Nooksack Valley’s Amy Jo Murphy led all local runners with a fourth-place finish. Right: Lynden Christian's Eric Steiger placed 14th to lead all local boys.

Locals post strong performances at state cross country meet

PASCO — Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy wrapped up an illustrious prep cross country career with a fourth-place medal at the 1A state championships on Saturday at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. ...

Somers commits to play basketball at Seattle Pacific

LYNDEN — Lynden senior Sterling Somers has committed to playing Division II basketball at Seattle Pacific University, the two-sport athlete announced on Sunday. “I’ve always wanted to play college ...

Lynden soccer’s historic season ends after first-ever district berth

LYNDEN — It was a historic season for the Lynden girls’ soccer program. And one that carried a very special meaning after tragedy struck over the summer. Sofia Milstead, a graduated teammate, passed ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers, Trojans advance to state

Mount Baker 56, Sultan 7 BELLINGHAM — Jed Schleimer broke Mount Baker’s single-season rushing record with another big performance and led the Mountaineers to a 56-7 rout of Sultan on Friday night in ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs win bi-district; Pioneers eliminated

REDMOND — The Lynden Christian volleyball team won the bi-district title with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-19 victory over Annie Wright on Saturday at Overlake High School. Kara Bajema led the Lyncs (15-2) with ...