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Girls basketball roundup: Pioneers upset 2A top-ranked Burlington

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (10-6, 4-3 Northwest Conference) upset 2A top-ranked Burlington with a 55-48 victory on Jan. 20, handing the visiting Tigers just their second loss of the season. Katrina Gimmaka ...

Boys basketball roundup: Soares carries Mountaineers past Nooksack Valley

WHATCOM — Timothy Soares scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead 1A No. 5-ranked Mount Baker (11-5, 5-3 Northwest Conference) to a 60-53 league win over Nooksack Valley on Friday. The visiting ...

Baker girls wrestling wins tournament; Lynden places fourth

LAKEWOOD — The Mount Baker girls wrestling team won the Lady Lipstick Open on Saturday at Lakes High School. The Mountaineers had three individual champions, five finalists and 11 wrestlers who placed ...

Lynden boys wrestling places second in own tournament

LYNDEN — Jonathan Lara and Brody Weinheimer each won titles in their weight classes as the Lynden boys wrestling team placed second in the Lynden Tournament on Saturday. The host Lions finished with ...

Chuckanut Bay Rugby training beginning

BELLINGHAM — Chuckanut Bay Rugby training begins this week at Whatcom Community College’s Orca Field. No previous rugby experience is necessary. Youth training is held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 ...

Lynden girls rally from 16-point first-half deficit, top rival LC in battle of NWC unbeatens

Lynden rallied from an early 11-0 hole and a 16-point first-half deficit to earn a 55-45 conference victory over Lynden Christian on Friday night in the teams’ annual rivalry game. The Lions (14-1, 7-0 ...
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 Noah King swished a go-ahead 3-pointer with 32 seconds left to lift the 2A fourth-ranked Lions to a pivotal 71-68 conference win over 1A top-ranked Lynden Christian on Thursday night in the ...
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

LYNDEN — Both Lynden Christian teams are top-ranked in the 1A state polls. Both Lynden teams are No. 4 in the 2A polls. Combined, the four teams own a 51-3 record (as of press time on Tuesday). In a ...
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

LYNDEN — The “Catfight for Cancer” is back. As the Lions and Lyncs battle for town bragging rights this week, the two rivals will once again be united for a cause far bigger than the game. For the ...
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

WHATCOM — Whatcom County high school football will likely look much different next season, with plans in place to significantly alter the structure of the Northwest District football leagues. Under the ...