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Western Washington senior guard Kyle Impero, a former Nooksack Valley standout, is averaging 15.5 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.9 assists this season for the Vikings. (Courtesy photo/WWU Athletics)

Former Nooksack Valley standout Kyle Impero excelling at Western

BELLINGHAM — Kyle Impero was a must-see attraction during his time at Nooksack Valley. A multifaceted scoring machine, he captivated Whatcom County high school basketball fans on a nightly basis. Now ...

Tuesday’s basketball roundup: Lynden girls earn share of NWC crown

GIRLS BASKETBALL Lynden 50, Squalicum 43    2A fourth-ranked Lynden pulled away for a 50-43 home win over Squalicum on Tuesday in its regular-season finale. With the victory, the Lions (18-2, 11-1 ...
Zach Roetcisoender helped Lynden Christian clinch a share of the Northwest Conference title on Friday with a win over Mount Baker. The Lyncs are the first 1A boys basketball champion in league history. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lyncs make history as Northwest Conference’s first-ever 1A champion

LYNDEN — The Lyncs made Northwest Conference history on Friday night. And they did so in trademark LC fashion. 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian showcased its depth on both sides of the ball and routed ...

De Haan to retire at end of school year after 41 years at LC

LYNDEN — Former legendary Lynden Christian girls basketball coach and current athletic director Curt De Haan has announced plans to retire at the end of the school year. “If I could have a do-over, ...

Boys basketball roundup: Mountaineers roll past Sultan in district opener

WHATCOM — 1A seventh-ranked Mount Baker (14-7, 7-5) raced to a 19-point halftime lead en route to a 72-51 home win over Sultan on Monday in the opening round of the 1A district tournament. Timothy Soares ...

Girls basketball roundup: Top-ranked LC clinches share of NWC title

WHATCOM — 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian (18-2, 11-1) closed its regular-season slate with a pair of blowout road victories last week to clinch a share of the NWC crown. On Feb. 2, the Lyncs scored 50 ...

Baker girls wrestling wins sub-district title, advances 14 to regionals

BELLINGHAM — Mount Baker placed first as a team with 205 points in the sub-regional tournament on Saturday at Bellingham High School. Fourteen Mountaineers finished in the top six of their weight class ...

25 local 1A boys wrestlers advance to regionals

SULTAN — Nooksack Valley placed second out of five schools in the 1A sub-regional tournament on Saturday at Sultan High School. The Pioneers finished with 227 points, well behind first-place Sultan. ...

6 Lynden boys wrestlers advance to regionals

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Lynden placed fourth in the 2A sub-regional tournament on Saturday at Sedro-Woolley High School. The Lions finished with 198 points, well behind first-place Blaine. Six Lynden wrestlers ...
From left: Sara Jones, Mattisyn Maloy, Ariel Furhman, Faith Sasken, Kasi Thomas, Scott Furhman, Paige Corkill and Alex Furhman. (Courtesy photo/Kasi Sasken)

10 Lynden YMCA swimmers qualify for regional championships

LYNDEN — Ten Lynden YMCA swimmers have qualified for the 2016 Pacific North Region YMCA Swimming Championships, set for Feb. 26-28 at Osborn Aquatic Center in Corvallis, Oregon. The event will include ...