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LC girls looking tough early

WHATCOM — Often in high school sports, the loss of seniors can force a team to enter a new season with a lack of experience and pressure youthful players to step into new roles. The same can’t be said ...

NY fans showed class, but Hawks proved they should return to MetLife

NEW JERSEY — I’d be 100 percent lying if I told you I wasn’t a little nervous on Sunday morning. I woke up on my buddies’ couch at 8 a.m. in Brooklyn, New York, where I had arrived for vacation ...
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Boys Hoops Roundup: Lions too much for Baker, LC starts perfect

DEMING — Lynden coach Brian Roper has been in a bit of a strange situation to start off the season. Less than 10 days ago, he really didn’t even have a team. His guys, too busy winning the 2A state ...
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A youthful bunch of talent

TACOMA — The 2013 season may have just ended four days ago for the Lynden football team, but as the old saying goes, it’s never too early to start thinking about the future. And let me tell you right ...
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Jaremy Martin Mr. Dependable

TACOMA — The gasps from the stands could be heard on the sidelines Saturday afternoon. Star running back Trent Postma had just gone down with what looked to be a knee injury and the junior talent lay ...
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Unforgettable ride for Baker

TACOMA — When it was all said and done and Freeman erupted in celebration on Saturday in the middle of the Tacoma Dome field, Mount Baker coach Ron Lepper had a clear message for his group of young men. ...

Lepper alone at the top

DEMING — Throughout the 2013 season, Mount Baker football coach Ron Lepper kept a secret from his players. The veteran Mounties coach was only a few wins away from setting the new all-time wins record ...
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Never a doubt in their minds

TACOMA — When thinking of the right way to describe the Lynden football team, only one word truly comes to mind: dynasty. With their 38-28 victory over Tumwater in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, the Lions ...
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UPDATE: Lynden captures the crown

The Lynden Lions are the 2013 2A state football champions. Had you said this entering the season, many would have guessed that wouldn’t be the case, but in a 38-28 victory over Tumwater on Saturday ...
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History made for Mount Baker

TACOMA — Late in the fourth quarter of Mount Baker’s 1A semifinal football game against Cascade Christian, you could hear the echoes from inside the Tacoma Dome. “You can do it, Tyska,” the Mountaineer ...