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Former Lynden standout Josh Kraght is in a four-way battle for starting quarterback this fall at Portland State. (Courtesy photo/Outlaws Photography)

Kraght battling for starting QB job at Portland St.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Josh Kraght became a Whatcom County legend during his time at Lynden, quarterbacking the Lions to back-to-back state titles while carving up opposing defenses with his electric playmaking ...
Lynden senior Sterling Somers was one of 25 high school quarterbacks selected to participate in last week’s inaugural ‘Northwest 9’ camp. (Steve McKinley/stevemckinleyphotography.com)

Somers participates in inaugural ‘Northwest 9’ quarterback camp

KIRKLAND — Since 1999, the nation’s top high school quarterbacks have competed each summer at the annual “Elite 11” camp. After taking part in a multitude of drills and tests, the participants ...

Ninth annual Tony Wilson event another success

LYNDEN — Every August, the Lynden football program and community continue what Tony Wilson began. Wilson left a lasting legacy on the field, quarterbacking the 1998 Lynden football team to the 3A state ...

Lynden PRCA rodeo contestants listed

LYNDEN — A total of 223 contestants are slated to compete in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association event on Aug. 18-19 as part of the Northwest Washington Fair. Some of the world’s top-ranked ...

Lynden slowpitch softball registration deadline Friday

LYNDEN — The deadline to register for the Lynden slowpitch fall softball league is Friday, Aug. 15. The season will begin the week of Aug. 24 and run for six weeks, with one doubleheader per week. The ...

Lynden Family Medicine offering sports physicals, welcoming all school districts

LYNDEN — Lynden Family Medicine is offering school sports physicals at its Lynden office, on Grover St., on Aug. 25, beginning at 7 p.m. All school districts are welcome. The cost is $25 per athlete, ...
Lynden senior Jordan Wittenberg was a 2A second-team all-state selection this past season as a junior. In his sophomore year, Wittenberg was the Northwest Conference’s Most Valuable Player and earned first-team all-state honors. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Wittenberg commits to play baseball at Seattle University

LYNDEN — Jordan Wittenberg has been working toward this for nearly his entire life. And now it’s a reality. On Sunday, the Lynden senior star shortstop fulfilled a lifelong dream by verbally committing ...
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Ridnour returns to alma mater, hosts annual camp

  BLAINE — Luke Ridnour has played for six teams over the course of his 12-year career in the NBA. And a flurry of trades this offseason has made him — technically speaking — a member of four ...
Injuries and inconsistency in the starting rotation, a sharp decline in bullpen effectiveness and another dismal offense have done in the 2015 Mariners. (Courtesy photo/MLB.com)

14 years and counting: 2015 Mariners a major letdown

SEATTLE — This was supposed to be the season the Seattle Mariners finally broke their 14-year postseason drought. After riding an elite pitching staff to 87 wins last year and finishing just one victory ...
Lynden senior-to-be Dalton Ohligschlager is thrown out at home plate while trying to score on a fly ball to left field in the sixth inning of Bellingham Post 7’s 2-0 loss to the Spokane Bandits on Monday, which eliminated Post 7 from the Senior American Legion state tournament. It was Post 7’s best scoring chance on an afternoon when it mustered just four hits. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Post 7 comes up short at state tournament

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Post 7 had opened the Senior American Legion state tournament with a pair of wins, and was fresh off a 14-run outburst in its second game. Then the bats went ice-cold. Post 7 ...