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Wrestling: Pioneers, Mountaineers have strong showings

  DEMING — A combined 19 wrestlers from Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 1A sub-regionals on ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lynden boys win NWC title

Sterling Somers scored 18 points and Scooter Hastings added 16 to lead Lynden to a 73-53 rout of Squalicum on Tuesday night and — with some help — the Northwest Conference title. Lynden, Squalicum, ...

NWC 1A girls’ basketball tiebreaker games: Pioneers, Mountaineers advance; Trojans eliminated

Twelve Northwest Conference games weren’t enough to separate Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian and determine the league’s final two 1A girls’ basketball district playoff berths, as each team ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Pioneers’ late rally falls short, forces tiebreaker games

Mariah Perry scored 13 points and Nooksack Valley rallied late, but it wasn’t enough, as the Pioneers fell 45-42 to Blaine on Friday night. The loss puts Nooksack Valley (12-8, 5-7 Northwest Conference) ...

Sorting through potential NWC 1A girls’ basketball tiebreaker scenarios

There’s been no shortage of excitement in the Northwest Conference 1A girls’ basketball postseason race, to say the least. Lynden Christian ran away with the NWC 1A’s top seed by going ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: Lyncs beat Mountaineers to finish undefeated in NWC

Kara Bajema scored 16 points as Lynden Christian topped Mount Baker 45-38 on Thursday night to finish undefeated in Northwest Conference play. The Lyncs (17-3, 12-0 NWC) held the Mountaineers to just eight ...

Lynden seniors Sterk, Petersen, Smiley sign National Letters of Intent

  Lynden High School seniors Bryce Sterk, Lucas Petersen and Lexi Smiley each signed their National Letter of Intent this afternoon. Sterk has committed to play football at the University of Washington, ...
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Lynden’s dynamic duo

  LYNDEN — From Mount Baker’s Emily Yost and Emily Brandland, to Ferndale’s Linsey Honeycutt and Abby Reid, to Burlington’s Tyra Lopez and Edie Breckenridge, to Lynden Christian’s Kara Bajema ...
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Gardner rises from adversity

  NOOKSACK — After finishing one win short of the state tournament medal rounds both his freshman and sophomore years, Nooksack Valley wrestler Taylor Gardner was on the verge of a deep run in the ...
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Trojans rally, hit game-winner for third straight win

  LAUREL — Meridian is plenty familiar with being on the wrong side of close Northwest Conference games this season.   Of the Trojans’ seven conference losses, four have come after either trailing ...