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Lions open season with big plays and big win

Starting quarterback Sterling Somers called Lynden’s 48-22 season-opening victory against King’s “loads of fun.” That fun started from the Lions’ second play from scrimmage, a 68-yard touchdown ...
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Kramme enters 24th season as Lions’ leader

LYNDEN — Season 24. When the lights heat up on Friday, Lynden football coach Curt Kramme will have 23 other season openers to compare it to. But this time King’s — the same school that last beat ...
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First North County Road Run fills Lynden streets

  LYNDEN — Downtown Lynden was a-running on Saturday morning. The E2 Fitness North County Road Run, with a start/finish line adjacent to Centennial Park on Fourth Street, offered three distances ...

Lyncs the team to beat in local VB

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian volleyball coach Kim Grycel only graduated three seniors last year, and her extensive returning roster is looking to make waves in the Northwest Conference and beyond this ...

Blaine starting season in 2A ranks impacts everyone

WHATCOM — Even at a more than 2-to-1 size disparity, Squalicum and Blaine will co-exist in the same 2A classification this year. And Squalicum isn’t even the largest of the 2A schools. Every two years ...
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Early hits at local jamborees

Blake Mellema charges across the line of scrimmage in Lynden Christian’s jamboree matchup against Blaine on Friday…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...

Lynden junior wins Homestead Club Championship

LYNDEN — Ezra Arneson, a junior at Lynden High School, won the Homestead Club Championship on Saturday by shooting a one-over-par 73. Arneson also won the long drive of the day with a 319-yard tee shot ...

Gottschalk tackles Raspberry, hits third hole-in-one

LYNDEN -— Golfer Fred Gottschalk recently shot a hole-in-one on the 135-yard #9 of the Raspberry Ridge Golf Course, the course’s Leanne Olson reports. For Gottschalk, who used a pitching wedge, this ...
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Football jamborees make return on Friday

WHATCOM — Local high school football teams again have game environments without a game on the line as jamborees make a return to the schedule. Over the last few years, the state’s governing body of ...
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Lynden names junior Sterling Somers starting QB

LYNDEN — With three beyond-capable quarterbacks in fall camp for Lynden High School, the three-time defending state 2A champion Lions had plenty of directions to turn to run the offense. Veteran coach ...