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A pitching duel for the ages

  FERNDALE — Going on his 11th season as Lynden’s head coach, Steve Petersen has seen a lot of great softball games in his time with the Lions.   None, however, quite like the one he witnessed ...
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Pioneers looking to heat up bats

  EVERSON — The season hasn’t begun quite like Nooksack Valley had hoped for. As head coach Scott Gelwicks put it, the Pioneers could have a much better record right now.   But the reality: ...

Soccer: Lions dominate LC, fall to Ferndale

  WHATCOM — Lynden (5-4, 3-2 Northwest Conference) blew past rival Lynden Christian 5-0 on April 1, jumping out to an early 2-0 lead behind a pair of goals by NWC scoring leader Nicolas Parris.   Gerardo ...

Baseball: Ranson’s no-hitter leads Baker to first win

  WHATCOM — Colton Ranson threw a complete-game no-hitter on April 2, leading Mount Baker (1-8, 0-4) past Concrete, 2-0, for its first win of the baseball season. Ranson struck out 13 batters and ...

Softball: Pioneers still undefeated

  WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (6-0, 3-0 Northwest Conference) remained undefeated in softball with victories over Meridian and Blaine last week.   On March 31, the Pioneers routed Meridian 13-3, ...

Lynden Slow-Pitch league registration open

  LYNDEN — The Lynden Spring League Slow-Pitch games will begin the week of April 12.   The season consists of doubleheaders on Tuesday and Thursday nights and will last six weeks.   Cost ...

Baker’s Wilson places second in Whatcom County Championship

  SUDDEN VALLEY — Mount Baker’s Gemma Wilson finished second overall with a score of 49 in the Whatcom County Championship on April 2 at Sudden Valley Golf Course.   Her teammate, Bria Henthorn, ...
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Bond ballots coming

LYNDEN — It’s bond time again, and most Lynden-area voters should find ballots in their mailboxes by Friday, April 10.   The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office said in a press release that election ...
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Ski to Sea Race eliminating 2015 ski portions

WHATCOM — Skiing may be an integral part of the annual Ski to Sea Race, but it’s decidedly difficult to snow ski without snow.   Low snowpack from a very mild winter forced the Mount Baker Ski ...
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NWWA Fair names Skillet as grandstand entertainer

LYNDEN — In the Northwest Washington Fair’s first grandstand entertainment announcement of 2015, Christian rock band Skillet and “American Idol” finalist Colton Dixon were both named to the Thursday, ...