Swim: Lions aim for state

  LYNDEN — With 12 first-year swimmers on the roster of 18, Lynden’s young and inexperienced boys’ swim team went through some growing pains this season, finishing 1-5 in dual meets.   But ...

Girls Basketball: Lyncs win NWC, finish 12-0 in league play

  WHATCOM —  Lynden Christian (17-3, 12-0 Northwest Conference) won the league title with a win over Ferndale on Feb. 3 and wrapped up an undefeated conference slate on Feb. 5 with a victory over ...

Boys basketball: Pioneers win first conference game

  WHATCOM — Connor Beard scored 22 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer as Nooksack Valley (2-18, 1-11) edged Blaine 64-63 on Feb. 5 in its season finale for its first conference win of the season.   The ...

Wrestling: Pioneers, Mountaineers have strong showings

  DEMING — A combined 19 wrestlers from Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 1A sub-regionals on ...

Wrestling: Five Lions qualify for regional round

  LYNDEN — Five Lynden wrestlers qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 2A sub-regionals on Feb. 7 at Squalicum High School.   The regional ...
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Married 75 years, from secret start

  LYNDEN ­— Not only did Kenneth Gundel take Peggy across a state line in a blizzard to marry her — but they then kept it a secret from almost everyone for four months.   That’s because ...

Todd Apple leaving Lynden High School

LYNDEN — For the first time in quite a while, Todd Apple doesn’t know exactly what’s next.   The Lynden High School principal recently announced that he would be parting ways with the school ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lynden boys win NWC title

Sterling Somers scored 18 points and Scooter Hastings added 16 to lead Lynden to a 73-53 rout of Squalicum on Tuesday night and — with some help — the Northwest Conference title. Lynden, Squalicum, ...

NWC 1A girls’ basketball tiebreaker games: Pioneers, Mountaineers advance; Trojans eliminated

Twelve Northwest Conference games weren’t enough to separate Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian and determine the league’s final two 1A girls’ basketball district playoff berths, as each team ...

Friday night hoops roundup: Pioneers’ late rally falls short, forces tiebreaker games

Mariah Perry scored 13 points and Nooksack Valley rallied late, but it wasn’t enough, as the Pioneers fell 45-42 to Blaine on Friday night. The loss puts Nooksack Valley (12-8, 5-7 Northwest Conference) ...