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Lynden senior-to-be Dalton Ohligschlager is thrown out at home plate while trying to score on a fly ball to left field in the sixth inning of Bellingham Post 7’s 2-0 loss to the Spokane Bandits on Monday, which eliminated Post 7 from the Senior American Legion state tournament. It was Post 7’s best scoring chance on an afternoon when it mustered just four hits. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Post 7 comes up short at state tournament

BELLINGHAM — Bellingham Post 7 had opened the Senior American Legion state tournament with a pair of wins, and was fresh off a 14-run outburst in its second game. Then the bats went ice-cold. Post 7 ...
Ferndale native Milton Harnden won the world lightweight wrestling title in 1917. (Courtesy photo)

Ferndale’s world champion lightweight wrestler

A century ago, professional wrestling was one of America’s most popular sports. And a world champion grew up right here in north Whatcom County. Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in last ...

Lynden U-10 team advances to Cal Ripken regional semifinals

WEST LINN, Oregon — The Lynden 10-and-under baseball team advanced to the semifinals of the Cal Ripken Pacific Northwest regional tournament this past week in West Linn, Oregon, before seeing its memorable ...

Scholten qualifies for WSGA Amateur

BREMERTON — Former Lynden Christian standout Willy Scholten, a sophomore-to-be on the Western Washington University golf team, qualified for the 89th Washington State Golf Association Men’s Amateur ...

Mellema to play football at NAIA school in Iowa

LYNDEN — Recent Lynden Christian graduate Blake Mellema, who was a linebacker and running back for the Lyncs, has committed to play football at NAIA Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Mellema totaled ...

Lynden Family Medicine offering sports physicals

LYNDEN — Lynden Family Medicine is offering school sports physicals at its Lynden office on Aug. 5 and Aug. 25, starting at 7 p.m. on both evenings. All school districts are welcome. The cost is $25 ...
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Another record-setting spectacle

  LYNDEN — Seventeen years ago, Dutch Mothers Family Restaurant owner Dave Black approached local youth basketball coach and hoops enthusiast Jerry Blankers with an idea.   “He said, ‘Jerry, ...

Homeward-bound: Post 7 clinches state berth

  LONGVIEW — The Bellingham Post 7 Senior American Legion team will be competing for a state title on its home field.   Bellingham’s Joe Martin Field is the site of the upcoming Senior American ...
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Multi-talented Hommes finding her path

  SEATTLE — Playing one sport in college is challenging enough, especially at the Division II level. Doing so while juggling a rigorous academic major is even more difficult.   But balancing ...
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Arneson wins Walla Walla tourney

  WALLA WALLA — Lynden senior-to-be Ezra Arneson won the Banner Bank Junior Invitational golf tournament on July 9-10 at the Walla Walla Country Club.   Arneson shot a two-under-par 70 on the ...