Latest Sports

Lynden senior Sterling Somers scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lions to a 71-68 conference win over rival Lynden Christian on Thursday, Jan. 21. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Somers, King lift Lions over LC in thrilling rivalry showdown

Lynden senior Sterling Somers scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lions to a 71-68 conference win over rival Lynden Christian on Thursday, Jan. 21. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Lynden ...
Haley Hollander (top left), Jake Poag (top right), Sterling Somers (bottom left) and Elisa Kooiman (bottom right, with ball) are just some of the local stars who will be on display Thursday and Friday nights as the Lynden and Lynden Christian basketball teams square off in their annual rivalry games. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Stage set for Lynden vs. LC rivalry showdowns

Haley Hollander (top left), Jake Poag (top right), Sterling Somers (bottom left) and Elisa Kooiman (bottom right, with ball) are just some of the local stars who will be on display Thursday and Friday ...
Honorary coaches will once again be recognized this year as part of special halftime ceremonies at each game. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

‘Catfight for Cancer’ returning for this week’s Lynden-LC games

Honorary coaches will once again be recognized this year as part of special halftime ceremonies at each game. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — The “Catfight for Cancer” is back. As the Lions ...
Under the proposed plans, the Northwest Conference would no longer exist in football. Instead, the Northwest District would be split into three leagues based on classification level. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

County football likely to undergo significant league restructuring

Under the proposed plans, the Northwest Conference would no longer exist in football. Instead, the Northwest District would be split into three leagues based on classification level. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden ...

Lynden boys wrestling rallies to finish fifth at NWC Championships

Five Lions bounce back from semifinal losses to earn third-place finishes LYNDEN — Lynden got off to a strong start in the Northwest Conference Championships on Saturday, with six Lion wrestlers advancing ...

4 Pioneer athletes sign letters of intent to play collegiately

Noah Rawls signed to play baseball at Bellevue College. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) Cassidy Zylstra (left), Olivia Berkan and Arlissa Oettel signed letters of intent last week to play Everett Community ...

Ferndale grad announced as Philadelphia Eagles head coach

PHILADELPHIA — Ferndale High School alum Doug Pederson has been hired as head coach of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. Pederson, 47, has spent the last three seasons as the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive ...

Boys basketball roundup: Balvanz leads Baker to fourth straight win

WHATCOM — Grant Balvanz scored 27 points, hit five 3-pointers and dished five assists as Mount Baker (10-3, 4-1 Northwest Conference) earned a 63-46 conference win over Burlington on Jan. 14. The Mountaineers ...

Girls basketball roundup: LC beats Burlington in battle of top-ranked teams

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian (13-1, 6-0) used a pair of 9-0 fourth-quarter runs to pull away for a 71-58 win over previously unbeaten Burlington on Jan. 12 in a key Northwest Conference matchup between ...

Smith wins individual title, Baker girls wrestling places second at Othello tourney

OTHELLO — Mount Baker senior wrestler Natalie Smith won the 120-pound title and was one of six Mountaineers to earn top-three finishes at the Othello Girls Invitational on Saturday. Mount Baker placed ...