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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 ...

Soccer roundup: Lions clinch first-ever district tournament berth

WHATCOM — For the first time in program history, the Lynden girls’ soccer team is postseason-bound. The Lions clinched a spot in the 2A District 1 tournament with a 3-0 win over Bellingham on Thursday, ...

Football roundup: Meridian’s Ames earns 300th career win

LAUREL — Meridian senior running back Nick Dritsas rushed for five touchdowns and head coach Bob Ames earned his 300th career victory as the Trojans celebrated homecoming with a 41-18 rout of Lynden ...
Brianna Bruneau (left) and Brandy Bruneau run at last year’s state championships. (Courtesy photo/Tyler Mitchell)

Lyncs looking to make another state run

LYNDEN — As Lynden Christian head coach Darren Postma explains, having a tight pack of runners is key to a cross country team’s success. The Lyncs last year were a case in point. Despite not having ...

Nooksack Valley aiming for a postseason peak

EVERSON — For a 1A team like Nooksack Valley playing in the 2A/3A-heavy Northwest Conference, the focus is often on improving over the course of the year — as opposed to strictly wins and losses — ...