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Friday night hoops roundup: Pioneers’ late rally falls short, forces tiebreaker games

Mariah Perry scored 13 points and Nooksack Valley rallied late, but it wasn’t enough, as the Pioneers fell 45-42 to Blaine on Friday night. The loss puts Nooksack Valley (12-8, 5-7 Northwest Conference) ...

Sorting through potential NWC 1A girls’ basketball tiebreaker scenarios

There’s been no shortage of excitement in the Northwest Conference 1A girls’ basketball postseason race, to say the least. Lynden Christian ran away with the NWC 1A’s top seed by going ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: Lyncs beat Mountaineers to finish undefeated in NWC

Kara Bajema scored 16 points as Lynden Christian topped Mount Baker 45-38 on Thursday night to finish undefeated in Northwest Conference play. The Lyncs (17-3, 12-0 NWC) held the Mountaineers to just eight ...

Lynden seniors Sterk, Petersen, Smiley sign National Letters of Intent

  Lynden High School seniors Bryce Sterk, Lucas Petersen and Lexi Smiley each signed their National Letter of Intent this afternoon. Sterk has committed to play football at the University of Washington, ...
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Lynden’s dynamic duo

  LYNDEN — From Mount Baker’s Emily Yost and Emily Brandland, to Ferndale’s Linsey Honeycutt and Abby Reid, to Burlington’s Tyra Lopez and Edie Breckenridge, to Lynden Christian’s Kara Bajema ...
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Gardner rises from adversity

  NOOKSACK — After finishing one win short of the state tournament medal rounds both his freshman and sophomore years, Nooksack Valley wrestler Taylor Gardner was on the verge of a deep run in the ...
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Trojans rally, hit game-winner for third straight win

  LAUREL — Meridian is plenty familiar with being on the wrong side of close Northwest Conference games this season.   Of the Trojans’ seven conference losses, four have come after either trailing ...

The CVT Take: ‘Hawks snatched defeat from the jaws of a re-Pete

  It was inexplicable. Gut-wrenching. Sickening.   And to some degree, painfully ironic.   Compared to all the injuries and adversity the Seahawks had overcome throughout the course of the ...

Boys Hoops Roundup: Fransen huge in two wins

  WHATCOM — Led by two straight 28-point performances by Cody Fransen, Lynden Christian (12-6, 6-4) rolled to a pair of double-digit wins.   On Thursday night, the Lyncs beat Blaine 65-53. After ...

Girls Hoops Roundup: LC leading the way in 1A play

  WHATCOM — Coming off a close defeat to rival Lynden Christian last week, Lynden (11-7, 7-3 Northwest Conference) lost 47-46 in overtime to Burlington on Tuesday night.   After committing 14 ...