Lynden sophomore middle blocker Abi Broussard, a Meridian transfer, has shown potential. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Lions taking a ‘no regrets’ approach to 2015

LYNDEN — “No regrets.” That’s the mentality Lynden volleyball is taking this season after falling just short of a 2A district tournament berth last year. Following a 5-2 start in Northwest Conference ...

Meridian forfeits football game due to “internal team issues”

LAUREL — Meridian forfeited its non-league football game scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, against Squalicum due to “internal team issues,” according to district athletic director Kurt Harvill. “There ...

Correction: Kraght played in Portland State’s upset of WSU

Last week’s edition incorrectly stated former Lynden star Josh Kraght did not play in Portland State’s 24-17 upset victory over Washington State on Sept. 5. Kraght did indeed play in the game, as both ...

Football roundup: Lions bounce back, clobber Lakewood

LYNDEN — The Lynden football team bounced back from its season-opening loss to King’s with a 53-0 rout of 2A Lakewood on Friday in a non-league contest at Rollie DeKoster Field. Senior quarterback ...
Lynden sophomore forward Sierra Smith (right) fires a perfectly placed shot into the upper left corner of the net to give Lynden a 3-2 first-half lead over Lynden Christian on Sept. 10. The Lions went on to win, 4-3. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Soccer roundup: Spady, Smith lead Lions past LC in back-and-forth affair

Kali Spady and Sierra Smith each scored a pair of goals as Lynden rallied from an early deficit to earn a 4-3 victory over rival Lynden Christian in a wild, back-and-forth non-league match Thursday afternoon ...

Volleyball roundup: LC splits doubleheader; Meridian doubles 2014 win total

WHATCOM — Defending 1A state champion Lynden Christian (1-1) began its season by splitting a doubleheader Saturday in Chelan. In the first match, No. 2-ranked LC earned a 25-21, 25-10, 25-18 sweep of ...

Nooksack Valley’s Murphy wins Sehome Invite

BELLINGHAM — Nooksack Valley’s Amy Jo Murphy won the Sehome Invitational two-mile senior race on Saturday, posting a time of 12 minutes, 6 seconds. Murphy’s winning time was 12 seconds faster than ...
Marv Tjoelker makes a turn on his horse “Coal” in state finals gaming events in Wenatchee in August. (Courtesy photo)

Tjoelker high scorer at state horse event

WHATCOM ­— Marv Tjoelker of Lynden competed in the state finals of the Patterned Speed Horse Association in August held in Wenatchee, and his horse Charcoal Knight (“Coal”) was named All-Around ...

Groen back in detention for border antics

WHATCOM ­— Wayne Groen, the Lynden man convicted in 2011 for shining a night spotlight up at a border helicopter, is back in federal detention again. This time, he is accused of swerving his truck toward ...

Goshen Community Church turns 100

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ­— Goshen Community Church turned 100 on Sept. 15, and the congregation will celebrate the milestone ...