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Lepper steps down

DEMING — When you’ve had as much success coaching on the mats as Mount Baker’s Ron Lepper, there’s no question some eyebrows were raised when the news broke last week that he was stepping down ...
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Evaluation time for the Mounties

DEMING — When Ron Lepper and his coaching staff dusted off the football pads and reached for their whistles from the bottom drawers of the equipment room at Mount Baker High School last week, they faced ...

Lions kick off 2014 season with spring practices

LYNDEN — With the team’s annual football camp at Eastern Washington University scheduled for June 18-21, Lynden began its preparations for camp, and the fall, opening spring practices last week. From ...
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Photo Essay: Lions return to the gridiron

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Ending things the right way for Meridian

CHENEY — It was just two years ago that Meridian javelin thrower Kaleb Heezen had a forgettable performance at the 1A tri-district meet. Heezen, and Trojans track coach Patrick Ames, knew he had had ...
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No fear for this LC freshman

CHENEY — For local track athletes, the dream is to capture a state championship at some point in their careers. High schoolers work hard for four years to hoist a gold medal at the state meet. For Lynden ...
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Lynden track: Earned meeting with the podium

TACOMA — As Lynden’s Shelby Jacob walked off the grass at Mount Tahoma High School on Friday afternoon, the senior javelin hurler had just made history. Throwing a school record 134-01, Jacob took ...
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Third place finish for the Lions

SELAH — When Lynden fastpitch entered the 2A state tournament, Lynden coach Steve Petersen said that if his team could play consistently on both sides of the ball and not worry about things they couldn’t ...
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No shame in second for Baker

RICHLAND — On Monday afternoon, just about 48 hours after the Mounties’ second-place finish in the state tournament, coach Ron Lepper admitted he could look back on the weekend and be happy about the ...

Arneson grabs third at 2A state golf tourney

UNIVERSITY PLACE — Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Lynden sophomore Ezra Arneson capped off a stellar first season with the Lions with a third place at the 2A state golf tournament at the Chambers Bay Golf ...