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Hardwood Classic quarterfinal matchups

The brackets for the boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments in Yakima were announced this afternoon. Below are the opening-round, quarterfinal matchups for the three local teams that ...

GIRLS: Pioneers struggle in fourth quarter, fall to Granger

Arlissa Oettel led Nooksack Valley with 15 points, but the Pioneers struggled mightily in the fourth quarter and lost 62-44 to Granger in the regionals on Saturday at Eisenhower High School in Yakima. ...

BOYS: Roetcisoender, LC headed to state tournament

Zach Roetcisoender scored 26 points as Lynden Christian stormed past LaCenter for a 60-42 win on Saturday in regionals at Tumwater High School to advance to the state tournament in Yakima. The Lyncs (16-8) ...

GIRLS: LC stifles previously-unbeaten Montesano, advances to state tournament

Count Montesano as the latest victim of Lynden Christian’s suffocating defense. The Bulldogs entered Saturday’s regional at Tumwater High School undefeated this season, but left like nearly every Lyncs ...

GIRLS: Lynden dominates fourth quarter, punches ticket to state

Elisa Kooiman finished with 18 points as Lynden dominated the fourth quarter to pull away for a 53-43 regional-round victory over Black Hills on Saturday at Mount Vernon High School to advance to the state ...

BOYS: Lynden’s season ends after loss to top-ranked Mark Morris

Either way, one of the state’s top 2A teams was going to see its season come to an abrupt end on Saturday night at Mount Vernon High School. After each suffering a narrow loss in their district title ...

Schedule for this weekend’s basketball regionals

This weekend marks the regional round of the state high school basketball postseason. The winners of these round-of-16 regional games advance to the March 5-7 state tournament in Yakima, while the losers ...
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Back-to-back district champs

  MOUNT VERNON — Over the course of the season, Lynden’s biggest challenge has been finding consistency.   At times, the Lions would flash the potential of a team capable of being one of the ...
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Garcia overcomes odds to place at Mat Classic

  TACOMA — Lynden senior Alexus Garcia had just wrestled in the final match of her high school career, pinning her opponent in a mere 26 seconds to earn seventh place in state in the 170-pound class ...

Yakima will be missing some of state’s top teams

  LYNDEN — Let me preface this by saying one thing: There may not be a better way.   But still, that doesn’t change the fact that some very worthy teams will unfairly be left out of this year’s ...