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Keeping it in the golf family

LYNDEN — The game of golf has been in Bo Stephan’s life since the day he was born. It’s a sport his family has loved and cherished for several generations. So, when the opportunity came for Stephan ...
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Keeping the tiger in its cage

LYNDEN — Whenever the Lynden Lions and Burlington-Edison Tigers meet, you can expect it to be a tussle of fur and claws. It doesn’t matter if it’s on the hardwood, baseball diamond or soccer field. ...
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Archery: Kentucky bound

ELLENSBURG — Back in 2010, Lyndenite Maegan Dykstra watched her sister Danielle Dykstra take down the competition in the Washington NASP State Archery Championships. Danielle broke the state record that ...
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Taking down the competition

BELLINGHAM — The energy was dynamic at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium on Saturday morning for the Birger Solberg Invite. Over 28 teams were on hand ready to compete, including Meridian, Mount Baker, Nooksack ...
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Putting the ball on the bat

NOOKSACK VALLEY — When Nooksack Valley baseball coach Scott Gelwicks accepted the position to take over the Pioneers this season, he knew he wouldn’t have an easy task in rebuilding the program. He ...
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WWU ends seasons to remember

SAN ANTONIO — The Western Washington University women saw their memorable season come to an end last week, losing 66-54 to Ashland University. The girls won 29 games this season, which was one win short ...
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Prepping for Pac-12

PULLMAN — Standing at 6-5 and 280 pounds, Nooksack Valley football alum B.J. Salmonson is a physical specimen. He towers over people with his large frame, and his dominance in the Northwest Conference ...
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Working together as one

LYNDEN — The chemistry on the field within the Lynden Christian soccer team is always in sync. With a roster that welcomed back eight seniors from last season, the team operates at a high clip and has ...

Western men into National Semifinals; Women lose in semifinals but offer tribute to NV grad Erika Ramstead

The day after the Western Washington University women lost in its National Semifinals basketball bid, the men advanced to the semifinals by defeating Florida Southern University 96-82 in Louisville on ...

Western women use overtime to advance to National Semifinals

The Western Washington University women’s basketball team needed overtime on Tuesday, but earned an 80-76 win over Nova Southeastern University (Florida) to reach Wednesday’s national semifinals. ...