Meridian senior running back Nick Dritsas scored five touchdowns — three rushing and two receiving — to lead the Trojans to a 40-13 victory over Lynden Christian during Friday night’s Northwest Conference 1A opener. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Dritsas leads Trojans past LC with five touchdowns

Meridian senior running back Nick Dritsas scored five touchdowns — three rushing and two receiving — to lead the Trojans to a 40-13 victory over Lynden Christian during Friday night’s Northwest Conference ...
Wenche Thorkildsen graduated from Lynden High School in 1984 as part of an international exchange. She returned “home” recently to share of her efforts in the Philippines. (Courtesy photos)

LHS ‘84 grad leading ministry in the Philippines

Wenche Thorkildsen graduated from Lynden High School in 1984 as part of an international exchange. She returned “home” recently to share of her efforts in the Philippines. (Courtesy photos) By Elisa ...
LC junior Hannah Rusnak had eight kills and 11 assists in the Lyncs’ 25-19, 25-16, 31-29 sweep of Lynden on Sept. 24. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Bajema, Lyncs sweep Lynden in rivalry match

LC junior Hannah Rusnak had eight kills and 11 assists in the Lyncs’ 25-19, 25-16, 31-29 sweep of Lynden on Sept. 24. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune) LYNDEN — Prior to the season, Lynden Christian ...
Lynden junior Peyton Fullner launches a shot over the LC goalkeeper’s head and into the net from roughly 35 yards out for a 23rd-minute goal that gave the Lions a 1-0 lead. Fullner assisted sophomore Sierra Smith for another goal in the 45th minute. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions overcome first-half red card, shut out rival LC

Lynden junior Peyton Fullner launches a shot over the LC goalkeeper’s head and into the net from roughly 35 yards out for a 23rd-minute goal that gave the Lions a 1-0 lead. Fullner assisted sophomore ...
Nooksack Valley senior Conner Jones placed third out of 69 runners in Saturday's Mt. Baker Invitational and improved by more than 70 seconds on his time from last year. (Courtesy photo/Gregory Dickman)

Local runners have strong showings at Mt. Baker Invite

Nooksack Valley senior Conner Jones placed third out of 69 runners in Saturday’s Mt. Baker Invitational and improved by more than 70 seconds on his time from last year. (Courtesy photo/Gregory Dickman) SILVER ...

Football roundup: Schleimer runs for state-record 521 yards

DEMING — Mount Baker junior running back Jed Schleimer rushed for a state-record 521 yards as the Mountaineers lit up the scoreboard in a 64-30 league-opening victory over Nooksack Valley on Friday night. Schleimer’s ...

LHS alum Feenstra wins PNW PGA Professional Championship

MISSOULA, Montana — Lynden High School alum Tim Feenstra rallied from a five-stroke final-round deficit to win his third Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Championship, held Sept. 22-24 at Canyon River ...

Hollander breaks two Lynden girls’ swim records

LYNDEN — Sarah Hollander broke a pair of school records while leading the Lynden girls’ swim team to a 133-38 victory over Ferndale on Sept. 24 at the Lynden YMCA. Hollander won the 200-yard freestyle ...

Soccer roundup: Brandland totals 50 saves in two matches

WHATCOM — Mount Baker senior goalkeeper Emily Brandland recorded 50 total saves in two matches last week, surrendering just two goals on 59 shots. Brandland made 20 saves to lead Mount Baker (1-5-1, ...

Volleyball roundup: Lions sweep Blaine, pick up first win

WHATCOM — After a brutal schedule to begin its season, Lynden (1-4, 1-2 Northwest Conference) picked up its first win of the year, defeating Blaine 25-19, 25-12, 25-23 on Sept. 22. Abby Miller led the ...