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Lynden’s defense shuts down Ferndale for resounding rivalry win

FERNDALE — A year ago, Ferndale celebrated on Lynden’s home turf after riding its Wing-T rushing attack to a 37-35 upset victory that snapped the top-ranked Lions’ 33 game-winning streak and ended ...

Lynden girls’ soccer clinches first-ever district berth

LYNDEN — For the first time in program history, the Lynden girls’ soccer team is postseason-bound. Sierra Smith scored a pair of goals to lead the Lions to a 3-0 win over Bellingham on Thursday that ...
Lynden sophomore forward Sierra Smith has recorded a team-high 13 goals and nine assists in 11 matches this season. Smith has helped the Lions to a 9-1-1 start and a tie with Burlington for second place in the Northwest Conference 2A standings. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Sophomore sensation has Lions soaring

LYNDEN — From day one of practice this season, the Lynden girls’ soccer team knew they had something special in Sierra Smith. The sophomore forward was a returning starter and one of the team’s leading ...
Lynden senior quarterback Sterling Somers threw for 174 yards, ran for 108 yards and accounted for two touchdowns, helping the Lions earn a 34-16 win over No. 10 Burlington on Friday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions force pivotal turnovers to spark win over Burlington

LYNDEN — The night before Lynden’s showdown against Burlington, head coach Curt Kramme challenged his team to force three turnovers. Challenge accepted. Lynden’s defense came up with a pair of turnovers ...

Far from a one-Lync show

LYNDEN — As longtime Lynden Christian volleyball head coach Kim Grycel explains, hitting is all about timing — finding that right point, that right rhythm. “So once it clicks, it just clicks,” ...

Football roundup: Mountaineers, Trojans cruise to victories

Mount Baker 38, Lynden Christian 22 DEMING — Mount Baker junior running back Jed Schleimer ran for 216 yards and three touchdowns, and threw for another score on a halfback pass, leading the 1A No. 7-ranked ...

Volleyball roundup: Burlington edges LC, gains inside track to NWC title

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian (7-2, 6-1 Northwest Conference) was edged by Burlington in five sets on Thursday night at LCHS, falling 25-16, 23-25, 25-15, 15-25, 15-12 in a battle of the final two NWC unbeatens. ...

Soccer roundup: Lions extend unbeaten streak to 10

WHATCOM — Lynden (9-1-1, 6-0-1 Northwest Conference) continued its winning ways with a 9-0 victory over Nooksack Valley on Oct. 6. Elisa Kooiman recorded a hat trick and an assist, Peyton Fullner tallied ...

LC cross country shines at George Fox Invite

GERVAIS, Oregon — The Lynden Christian girls’ cross country team placed third out of eight schools in the George Fox Invitational’s bronze race (2A schools and smaller) on Saturday at Williamette ...

Hollander leads Lynden swim past Bellingham

LYNDEN — Sarah Hollander won two individual events and helped the Lions to two relay victories as the Lynden girls’ swim team earned an 89-76 win over Bellingham on Oct. 8. Hollander won the 500-yard ...