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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 ...
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Lynden’s Cruz on a roll heading into regionals

  LYNDEN — Up until early January, Lynden junior and third-year wrestler Primitivo Cruz had never placed in a tournament. And as head coach Alan Moore put it, Cruz had gotten off to an average start ...

Swim: Lions aim for state

  LYNDEN — With 12 first-year swimmers on the roster of 18, Lynden’s young and inexperienced boys’ swim team went through some growing pains this season, finishing 1-5 in dual meets.   But ...

Girls Basketball: Lyncs win NWC, finish 12-0 in league play

  WHATCOM —  Lynden Christian (17-3, 12-0 Northwest Conference) won the league title with a win over Ferndale on Feb. 3 and wrapped up an undefeated conference slate on Feb. 5 with a victory over ...

Boys basketball: Pioneers win first conference game

  WHATCOM — Connor Beard scored 22 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer as Nooksack Valley (2-18, 1-11) edged Blaine 64-63 on Feb. 5 in its season finale for its first conference win of the season. ...

Wrestling: Pioneers, Mountaineers have strong showings

  DEMING — A combined 19 wrestlers from Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 1A sub-regionals on ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lynden boys win NWC title

Sterling Somers scored 18 points and Scooter Hastings added 16 to lead Lynden to a 73-53 rout of Squalicum on Tuesday night and — with some help — the Northwest Conference title. Lynden, Squalicum, ...

NWC 1A girls’ basketball tiebreaker games: Pioneers, Mountaineers advance; Trojans eliminated

Twelve Northwest Conference games weren’t enough to separate Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian and determine the league’s final two 1A girls’ basketball district playoff berths, as each team ...