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Meridian junior forward Emily Brackinreed is part an ultra-talented junior class that is looking to continue the Trojans’ run of success. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Stellar junior class aiming to continue Trojans’ success

LAUREL — Most teams would be crippled by the loss of a trio as talented as Janessa Murphy, Lexi McKinnon and Emily Schwisow. Murphy was Meridian’s co-leading goal scorer last season, McKinnon was a ...

Football roundup: Baker puts up fight against defending 2A champs

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — After surrendering a pair of early touchdowns, Mount Baker hung with defending 2A state champion Sedro-Woolley in a 20-7 season-opening loss. Junior running back Jed Schleimer picked ...

Former Lynden star Kraght moving to WR at Portland State

PORTLAND — Former Lynden High School three-sport star Josh Kraght is moving from quarterback to wide receiver in the Portland State University football program. A redshirt sophomore, Kraght was in a ...

Inaugural Homestead 15K on Saturday

LYNDEN — The inaugural Homestead 15K, benefiting Cornerstone Christian School, is set for Saturday, Sept. 12, in Lynden. The event will feature a 15K race and a 5K race, both of which will begin at 9 ...

Fifth annual Cornerstone golf tournament Saturday

LYNDEN — The fifth annual Cornerstone Christian School Golf Classic, sponsored by TriVan Truck Body, will be held on Sept. 12 at Homestead Golf and Country Club. The 18-hole tournament will begin in ...
Lynden junior Brody Weinheimer is a rising talent who will start at linebacker and is in a four-way competition for the starting running back spot. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Powerhouse Lions looking to reload, again

LYNDEN — For the first time in four years, Lynden is entering the season coming off a a loss. Though the Lions earned a sixth consecutive Northwest Conference crown last year with a late-October road ...
An offensive line featuring three returning starters is ready to pave the way for the latest installment of Mount Baker’s physical rushing attack. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Baker aiming for fourth straight trip to state

DEMING — Mount Baker is coming off another successful season, having advanced to the 1A state quarterfinals for the third consecutive year. But the way 2014 ended left an awfully sour taste in the Mountaineers’ ...
After two strong seasons on the defensive line, LC senior Kyle Tiemersma will also start at tight end this year. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Handful of seniors will shoulder load for Lyncs

LYNDEN — While discussing his team, Lynden Christian head coach Galen Kaemingk emphasizes how important it will be to stay healthy this season.   And with good reason. Health is paramount to every ...
Meridian senior Marcus McGuinn, a receiver the past two seasons, is battling for the starting quarterback job. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Trojans striving for return to familiar territory

LAUREL — Meridian head coach Bob Ames appears to have an interesting decision lying before him. With the graduation of three-year starting quarterback Tanner Tutterrow, senior Marcus McGuinn and sophomore ...
Nooksack Valley seniorJoe McNeely is battling for the starting quarterback position. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Pioneers battling extreme case of youth, inexperience

EVERSON — It probably wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to use a scale of one to Nooksack Valley when quantifying a team’s youth and inexperience. The Pioneers are that far to the extreme. After ...