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Soccer roundup: Lions score two last-minute goals to draw with Sehome

WHATCOM — Lynden (4-1-1, 1-0-1 Northwest Conference) rallied for two goals in the closing minutes of the match to earn a 2-2 draw with Sehome on Sept. 17. With the Lions trailing 2-0, Peyton Fullner ...

Volleyball roundup: Lyncs tie for fifth at SunDome tourney

YAKIMA — 1A No. 3-ranked Lynden Christian (2-1, 1-0 Northwest Conference) finished tied for fifth place in the 32-team 2A-4A bracket of the SunDome Volleyball Festival on Saturday in Yakima. The Lyncs ...

Meridian girls’ cross country wins South Whidbey Invite

SOUTH WHIDBEY — The Meridian girls’ cross country team edged Lynden Christian for first place out of 14 teams in the Division 2 varsity race of the South Whidbey Invitational on Saturday. Nooksack ...

Hollander shines for Lynden swim team

ANACORTES — Sarah Hollander won two individual races and helped the Lions to a relay victory in the Lynden girls’ swim team’s 120-64 Northwest Conference-opening loss to Anacortes on Sept. 15. Hollander ...

Football roundup: Trojans, Mountaineers, Lyncs roll

Meridian 49, Chelan 14 CHELAN — One week after forfeiting a non-league game against Squalicum due to “internal team issues,” Meridian totaled 524 yards of offense and routed 1A Chelan, 49-14, in ...

Lions shut out in top-10 matchup, lose to Squalicum for first time since 1999

Since the turn of the millennium, Lynden has dominated Northwest Conference foe Squalicum in football. This time, it was the other way around. Lynden suffered a 27-0 shutout loss to Squalicum in a 2A top-10 ...
Lynden senior Lauren Roddy had 12 kills and two blocks in the Lions' hard-fought five-set loss to Sehome on Thursday, Sept. 17. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions rally, take Sehome to five sets in loss

LYNDEN — With its back against the wall, Lynden rallied to take reigning 2A state semifinalist Sehome to five sets in a 25-12, 27-25, 20-25, 25-27, 15-6 loss Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Northwest Conference ...

Lunde’s unusual corner-kick goal propels Trojans past LC

LAUREL — Meridian junior Payton Lunde scored a go-ahead in highly unusual fashion to lead the Trojans past Lynden Christian, 3-1, on Thursday, Sept. 17, in a Northwest Conference match. With the ...
Lynden junior forward Kali Spady (right) has scored a team-leading four goals in the Lions’ first three matches this season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

After narrow miss last year, Lions aiming for first-ever district berth

LYNDEN — Never before has a Lynden High School girls’ soccer team advanced to the district playoffs. The 2015 Lions are intent on changing that, especially after coming so heartbreakingly close last ...
LC senior forward Shaye Brandsma (left) has scored four goals and tallied two assists through the Lyncs’ first four games this season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lyncs left with something to prove after shocking end to last season

LYNDEN — It was a downright stunning ending. Lynden Christian had beaten Mount Baker by margins of 3-1 and 5-0 in the teams’ two regular-season meetings last year. So with the two schools set to square ...