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Meridian sophomore Ashlee VanDenTop led Meridian with an eighth-place finish at the Northwest Conference Championships on Oct. 22. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Trojans priming for another strong postseason run

LAUREL — The odds were against the Meridian girls’ cross country team this season. While the Trojans returned their top three runners from last year’s team that tied for fifth place at the 1A state ...

Soccer roundup: Hollander leads Lyncs to win in district opener

WHATCOM — Haley Hollander scored a pair of second-half goals to lead Lynden Christian (6-9-2, 3-7-2 Northwest Conference) to a 3-0 win over Cedar Park Christian on Monday in the opening round of the ...

Football roundup: Lions rally, fall in OT; Mountaineers clinch NWC 1A title

LYNDEN — Sterling Somers led Lynden back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but Sedro-Woolley hit a game-winning 20-yard field goal in the extra period to earn a 32-29 win over ...

Volleyball roundup: LC, Nooksack, Meridian gear up for postseason

WHATCOM — After finishing in second place in the Northwest Conference, 1A No. 4-ranked Lynden Christian (12-2, 11-1 NWC) will open district tournament play on Wednesday at LCHS. With a win, the NWC 1A ...
Left: Mount Baker senior Natalie Smith finished fourth in the NWC Championships race on Oct. 22. 
Right: LC sophomore Eric Steiger (right) placed ninth in the boys’ race. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Locals shine at Northwest Conference Championships

BELLINGHAM — Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy led all local runners with a second-place finish at the Northwest Conference Championships on Thursday at Civic Stadium. Murphy ran the 5,000-meter cross ...

Lynden girls’ swim team earns pair of dominant wins

LYNDEN — The Lynden girls’ swim team closed the regular season with a pair of victories last week. On Oct. 20, the Lions won all three relays and six out of the eight individual races to earn a 124-47 ...

Football roundup: Lions rally, lose in OT to Sedro-Woolley; Baker clinches NWC 1A title

LYNDEN — Sterling Somers led Lynden back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but Sedro-Woolley hit a game-winning 20-yard field goal in the extra period to earn a 32-29 win over ...

Lyncs hold on to beat Nooksack Valley, clinch postseason berth

EVERSON — Lynden Christian needed its defense to come up with a stop. Nooksack Valley had rallied from a 28-6 first-half deficit to make it a seven-point game with 3:11 remaining, and after an interception ...
Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy earned second place in the Northwest Conference Championships on Thursday with a time of 18:18 at Civic Stadium. (Cameron Van Til)

Nooksack’s Murphy places second at NWC Championships

BELLINGHAM — Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy led all local runners with a second-place finish at the Northwest Conference Championships on Thursday at Civic Stadium. Murphy ran the 5,000-meter ...
Lynden’s defense limited Ferndale’s Wing-T rushing attack to 192 yards and held the Golden Eagles scoreless until midway through the fourth quarter as the Lions earned a 34-7 rivalry victory on Friday night. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions shut down Ferndale for rivalry revenge

FERNDALE — A year ago, Ferndale celebrated on Lynden’s home turf after riding its Wing-T rushing attack to a 37-35 upset victory that snapped the top-ranked Lions’ 33-game winning streak and ended ...