Lynden Christian sophomore running back Hunter Te Velde and the Lyncs held on for a 35-28 win over Nooksack Valley on Friday night that clinched LC’s first postseason berth since 2010. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

LC holds off Nooksack, earns first postseason berth since 2010

EVERSON — Lynden Christian needed its defense to come up with a stop. Nooksack Valley had rallied from a 28-6 first-half deficit to make it a seven-point game with 3:11 remaining, and after an interception ...
Meridian sophomore Ashlee VanDenTop led Meridian with an eighth-place finish at the Northwest Conference Championships on Oct. 22. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Trojans priming for another strong postseason run

LAUREL — The odds were against the Meridian girls’ cross country team this season. While the Trojans returned their top three runners from last year’s team that tied for fifth place at the 1A state ...

Soccer roundup: Hollander leads Lyncs to win in district opener

WHATCOM — Haley Hollander scored a pair of second-half goals to lead Lynden Christian (6-9-2, 3-7-2 Northwest Conference) to a 3-0 win over Cedar Park Christian on Monday in the opening round of the ...

Football roundup: Lions rally, fall in OT; Mountaineers clinch NWC 1A title

LYNDEN — Sterling Somers led Lynden back from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, but Sedro-Woolley hit a game-winning 20-yard field goal in the extra period to earn a 32-29 win over ...

Volleyball roundup: LC, Nooksack, Meridian gear up for postseason

WHATCOM — After finishing in second place in the Northwest Conference, 1A No. 4-ranked Lynden Christian (12-2, 11-1 NWC) will open district tournament play on Wednesday at LCHS. With a win, the NWC 1A ...
Left: Mount Baker senior Natalie Smith finished fourth in the NWC Championships race on Oct. 22. 
Right: LC sophomore Eric Steiger (right) placed ninth in the boys’ race. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Locals shine at Northwest Conference Championships

BELLINGHAM — Nooksack Valley senior Amy Jo Murphy led all local runners with a second-place finish at the Northwest Conference Championships on Thursday at Civic Stadium. Murphy ran the 5,000-meter cross ...

Lynden girls’ swim team earns pair of dominant wins

LYNDEN — The Lynden girls’ swim team closed the regular season with a pair of victories last week. On Oct. 20, the Lions won all three relays and six out of the eight individual races to earn a 124-47 ...
Granddaughter Kevyn O’Neill sits between Shirley and Pat Boone, with staff of the Northwest Adult Care Health and Wellness Center behind, on Oct. 9 in Lynden. (Courtesy photo/Jake Warren, Finestrino Film Co.)

Pat Boone a surprise visitor to Lynden

LYNDEN ­— Clients were given a trivia game at the Northwest Adult Day Health and Wellness Center on Friday morning, Oct. 9. The topic was popular music of the past.   Then someone, a visitor, was ...

Lynden, Ferndale school districts in amicable, historic dispute

WHATCOM — The Lynden and Ferndale school districts convened a meeting Monday night to resolve an unusual, unprecedented and amicable disagreement. Lynden schools superintendent Jim Frey, Ferndale schools ...

Raspberry yield has dropped sharply

WHATCOM ­— The county’s 2015 commercial raspberry harvest was the lowest in seven years. The tonnage tally is almost complete, and production in berry-rich Whatcom will be just over 50 million pounds, ...