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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. ...
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Stepping up under pressure

BELLINGHAM — Civic Stadium provides an unmatched energy for Northwest Conference soccer teams. There’s a postseason environment that adds excitement for players during the regular season. For the Lynden ...
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Lynden too much for Ferndale

LYNDEN — Heading into the 2013 campaign, Lynden girls tennis coach Trey Ballard understood that he would have an uphill climb. The Lions lost several key contributors last season due to graduation and ...

Trouble with consistency

WHATCOM — With the fastpitch season in full swing, the Meridian Trojans are having some difficulty waking up their bats. After starting out the season 2-1, the Trojans have lost four straight games, ...

March Madness for Western

BELLINGHAM — Halfway through a possible journey that could culminate in a second consecutive NCAA Division II national championship, the Western Washington University men’s basketball is already in ...