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Noah King (3), Sterling Somers (13) and Jordan Wittenberg embrace after Lynden’s 71-68 win over crosstown rival Lynden Christian on Jan. 21. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden senior trio looking to go out on top

Longtime friends Somers, King and Wittenberg have been integral to Lions’ success LYNDEN — Sterling Somers looks back on the trio’s countless road trips together across the state for AAU basketball. ...
Lynden freshman Christian Zamora scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help the Lions to a 57-51 win over Liberty (Issaquah) on Saturday in a 2A state regional contest. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Fabulous freshmen help Lions back to the Dome

Zamora, Marsh combine for 23 points as Lynden punches ticket to Yakima RENTON — Lynden freshmen Christian Zamora and James Marsh weren’t on the team for last year’s state regional loss to Mark Morris ...
LC senior point guard Josiah Meppelink ran the offense with precision, efficiency
and smarts, and was an integral part of the team’s success. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LC boys eliminated, but leave lasting legacy

Lyncs can’t overcome 20-point halftime hole as memorable season ends YAKIMA — With two of the state’s top 1A teams pitted against one another in a state regional matchup, one was guaranteed to see ...
Lynden junior Elisa Kooiman makes a wrap-around pass during the Lions’ state regional win over Liberty (Issaquah) on Saturday. Kooiman had 21 points and 10 rebounds. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lynden girls Yakima-bound for third consecutive year

Kooiman leads Lions to blowout state regional win over Liberty (Issaquah) RENTON — During Lynden head coach Rob Adams’ tenure with the Lions, the magic number has always been 39. Hold the opponent ...

Nooksack Valley girls earn first trip to Yakima since 2008

Senior-laden Pioneers race to quick start, top La Center for state regional win BATTLE GROUND — Nooksack Valley’s six seniors have been dreaming of a trip to Yakima for the Hardwood Classic since ...
LC sophomore Sam Van Loo had 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Lyncs’
state regional win over Charles Wright on Friday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LC girls earn 12th straight state quarterfinal berth

Top-ranked Lyncs overwhelm Charles Wright in state regional win MOUNT VERNON — Lynden Christian, with an interior that features 6-2 Kara Bajema and 6-1 Sam Van Loo, owns a height differential over most ...

De Haan selected for inaugural WSGBCA Hall of Fame induction

BELLINGHAM — Former Lynden Christian girls basketball head coach Curt De Haan has been selected for induction into the inaugural Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame class, ...

Wanted: Umpires for LYS baseball

LYNDEN — Lynden Youth Sports is in search of paid umpires for boys baseball. Adults and youth ages 12 and older are welcome. All umpires will undergo training and be supervised. Contact LYS at www.lyndenyouthsports.com ...

Chuckanut Bay Rugby youth training

BELLINGHAM — It’s not too late to try one of the country’s fastest-growing sports. Chuckanut Bay Rugby training is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at Whatcom Community College’s ...

Nooksack Valley girls earn first trip to Yakima since 2008

BATTLE GROUND — Nooksack Valley raced to an early lead and held off seventh-ranked La Center for a 47-39 win on Saturday in a 1A state regional matchup at Battle Ground High School. The victory advances ...