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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 ...
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Well worth the wait for Lynden

LYNDEN — Standing on top of the mound is something Lynden pitcher Peter Bovenkamp has grown used to during his four-year career on the diamond for the Lions. On Monday afternoon against Lynden Christian, ...

Headed to the pitch

WHATCOM — At this time last season, Lynden Christian soccer coach Brent DeRuyter was ready to get his team in shape for state soccer competition. The Lyncs had the pieces in place and seemed destined ...
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Lyncs track off to a hot start

DEMING — It’s been an excellent start to the spring for both the boys and girls track teams of Lynden Christian High School. LC opened its season Thursday with a dominant victory over Mount Baker and ...

Baker baseball on the board

BELLINGHAM — Led by pitcher Kaleb Brownfield’s solid performance, Mount Baker took down Squalicum on Friday evening, 6-1. Brownfield, who made his season debut starting on the hill, held the home-team ...
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The boys of summer are back

WHATCOM — Chad Richter stepped off the mound Monday afternoon after the first inning of Meridian’s game against Sultan. The talented senior pitcher had just allowed three runs. He jogged off the field, ...

Hitting the links

LYNDEN — At this time last year, Lynden golf coach Russ Dorr had a goal on his mind. He wanted to help his team win a Northwest Conference title and make a deep run into the district tournament. After ...
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Fastpitch under way

WHATCOM — Whenever a team is able to return the majority of its starters, it’s a great benefit in building toward the future. For Lynden Lions fastpitch, coach Steve Petersen welcomes back eight key ...

See if you’re cut out for rodeo — camp coming here April 6

LYNDEN ­— For all ages, those who have thought about trying rodeo get their chance on Saturday, April 6, at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. An official PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp, one of only ...