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Reliving the Dome

All three Lynden-area teams that made a trip to the SunDome in Yakima for the 1A and 2A state basketball tournaments came home with hardware. Check out the sports section for photos and stories about the ...

LC boys’ magical run ends with narrow loss to King’s in state title game

YAKIMA — On the heels of a stunning 22-point semifinal victory over defending state champion Zillah the night before, Lynden Christian was looking to ride its Cinderella run all the way to a state ...

Lynden girls start strong, finish cold in loss to White River

The game started out about as well as Lynden could have hoped. But it certainly didn’t end that way. Lynden failed to make a field goal in the final five and a half minutes and fell 53-45 to White River ...

Bajema scores 31 as LC girls earn fourth-place trophy

With a towering 6-1 frame, rangy athleticism and a capable outside shot, Lynden Christian junior forward Kara Bajema has the ability to take over a game. That’s exactly what she did on Saturday. Bajema ...

Mark leads Lynden girls past Sammamish, into trophy round

Lynden senior forward Kaitlyn Mark didn’t want her high school basketball career to come to an end. So she did all she could to extend it one more game and help her team finish with a trophy. Mark sank ...

LC boys stun defending champs, advance to state title game

Not even Lynden Christian head coach Roger DeBoer had an explanation. As the Lyncs headed to the locker room with a 20-point halftime lead over the defending state champions, DeBoer turned to his fellow ...

LC girls bounce back, dominate with stifling defensive performance

Lynden Christian’s hopes of a second straight state title had just come to an end the night before. And in painful fashion nonetheless, as a five-point lead entering the fourth quarter slowly disintegrated ...

Lynden struggles against W.F. West’s size, is ousted again by Bearcats

Lynden was able to overcome a significant interior size differential last week in a regional-round victory over Black Hills. But W.F. West was a different beast. Facing a lineup featuring three players ...

Roetcisoender, defense lead LC boys into state semis

Lynden Christian is accustomed to winning with its up-tempo, high-scoring offense. On Thursday, however, it was the Lyncs’ defense that perhaps made the biggest impact. LC allowed just 18 points combined ...

Rough fourth quarter ends LC girls’ title hopes

YAKIMA — Lynden Christian entered the fourth quarter in good position. After outscoring Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 11-4 in third and allowing just 19 points combined over the game’s first 24 minutes, ...