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Community rallying to support Nooksack Valley basketball player following cancer diagnosis

EVERSON — The Nooksack Valley community is rallying in support of sophomore basketball player Ruben Bosscher after he was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia on Thursday, Jan. 28. Bosscher began ...
Lynden Christian sophomore point guard Avery Dykstra is part of a talented group of underclassmen that has played a major role in the Lyncs’ success this season. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Talented youth making their mark

Four underclassmen combine for nearly half of LC’s scoring, rebounding LYNDEN — Their four mothers were part of a combined 254 wins, 10 state trophies and four state titles over 11 seasons in the Lynden ...
Dave Mocini

Mocini brings wealth of experience to Homestead

KemperSports takes over management of golf course LYNDEN — The new year brought change at Homestead Golf and Country Club, as Canadian owner Morris Chen hired well-known golf course management firm KemperSports ...
Plans to combine the Northwest and Cascade conferences into one single-classification district-wide league were rejected by the Cascade Conference last week in a 5-3 vote by the member schools' principals. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Cascade Conference rejects plans for district-wide football leagues

WHATCOM — Plans to form Northwest District-wide leagues for football were rejected last week by the Cascade Conference in a 5-3 vote by the member schools’ principals. The proposal would have merged ...
Mount Baker freshman Kylind Powell drives toward the basket during the Mountaineers’ 53-51 win over Meridian on Saturday. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Mountaineers rally, survive Trojans’ upset bid

Mount Baker climbs back from 11-point second-half deficit to edge Meridian LAUREL — Meridian was looking to pull off a signature win and brighten what has been a challenging season. Mount Baker was determined ...

NWC wrestling matches cancelled amidst skin infection outbreak

WHATCOM — Northwest Conference athletic directors cancelled all boys wrestling matches last week as a precaution against an unusually high number of reported skin infections among the league’s teams. ...

Rising costs force WIAA to move state semifinals out of Tacoma Dome

TACOMA — Football state semifinal contests will no longer be held in the Tacoma Dome. An increase in Tacoma Dome rental fees has forced the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association to move the ...

Boys basketball roundup: Lions, Lyncs cruise to wins; Gray leads Baker past Meridian

WHATCOM — 2A third-ranked Lynden (17-1, 9-1 Northwest Conference) extended its winning streak to eight games with three blowout league victories. On Jan. 26, Christian Zamora scored 21 points to lead ...

Girls basketball roundup: Lions fall to Burlington, but still control path to NWC title

WHATCOM — 2A third-ranked Lynden (16-2, 9-1 Northwest Conference) saw its 12-game winning streak come to an end with a 69-46 home loss to Burlington on Jan. 26. The 69 points the Lions allowed was 16 ...

Lynden girls wrestling places third, Baker finishes fourth in Lady Wolfpack Invite

MILL CREEK — The Lynden girls wrestling team placed third with 124 points in the Lady Wolfpack Invite on Saturday at Jackson High School. Senaida Veliz (190 pounds) won an individual title and was one ...