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Jordan Wittenberg and the Lions rattled off a 23-2 first-half run on their way to a 66-50 non-league win at Ferndale on Friday night. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions unleash furious run, race past Ferndale

FERNDALE — For the first few minutes of Friday night’s non-league rivalry game, the Lions were contained. Ferndale’s big, physical team took advantage of a slower, halfcourt pace early on to build ...

Boys basketball roundup: Bosscher hits game-winning 3 to lift Pioneers over Meridian

WHATCOM — Aaron Bosscher hit a game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds to give Nooksack Valley (3-2) a 56-55 non-league home win over Meridian on Dec. 10. Bosscher finished with 18 points and nine ...

Girls basketball roundup: LC, Baker cruise to blowout wins, remain unbeaten

WHATCOM — Lynden Christian (5-0, 1-0 Northwest Conference) rolled to a pair of blowout victories to continue its unbeaten start to the season. On Dec. 8, the Lyncs cruised past Sedro-Woolley for a 76-27 ...

Boys wrestling: Four Pioneers earn second-place tournament medals

BELLEVUE — The Nooksack Valley boys wrestling team finished in fifth place at the Iron Sharpens Iron tournament on Saturday at Bellevue Christian High School. Four Pioneers placed second in their respective ...

Girls wrestling: Nooksack Valley’s Bruntil, Whittern win tournament titles

TACOMA — Nooksack Valley’s Emma Bruntil (125 pounds) and Nicole Whittern (150) won titles in their respective weight classes at the Judy Emry Invite girls’ wrestling tournament on Saturday at Foss ...

Lynden boys swimmers improving while facing tough competition

ANACORTES — The Lynden boys swim team fell to defending 2A state champion Anacortes, 139-41, in a dual meet on Dec. 10. Three Lions earned district-qualifying times in the meet: Cameron Smith in the ...

Upgrade of NW Soccer Park to be detailed Tuesday

  WHATCOM — On Tuesday, Dec. 15, a multi-million-dollar partnership to fund a significant upgrade of the Northwest Soccer Park facilities will be kicked off.   A program is set for 10:30 a.m. ...
Lynden senior two-way lineman Jensen Mayberry was a first-team All-Northwest Conference selection on both sides of the ball. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions well-represented on all-conference team

WHATCOM — The Lynden football team garnered a league-high seven first-team all-conference selections with last week’s release of the 2A/3A All-Northwest Conference teams. Lynden star seniors Jordan ...
Timothy Soares is a big reason for the optimism surrounding the Mountaineers this season. The 6-10 senior scored 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds in Mount Baker’s 60-49 season-opening non-league loss to Ferndale on Friday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Mountaineers flash potential in season-opening loss to Ferndale

DEMING — Mount Baker provided plenty of glimpses during Friday night’s season opener as to why it is considered a 1A state tournament contender. Yet there were also plenty of moments exhibiting where ...
Nooksack Valley sophomore post Katrina Gimmaka is one of many scoring options for the Pioneers. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Pioneers again featuring variety of scorers thus far

BELLINGHAM — There’s no denying that Nooksack Valley will miss since-graduated point guard Mariah Perry this season, both from a production and leadership standpoint. She was a first-team All-Northwest ...