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Lynden Family Medicine offering sports physicals, welcoming all school districts

LYNDEN — Lynden Family Medicine is offering school sports physicals at its Lynden office, on Grover St., on Aug. 25, beginning at 7 p.m. All school districts are welcome. The cost is $25 per athlete, ...
Lynden senior Jordan Wittenberg was a 2A second-team all-state selection this past season as a junior. In his sophomore year, Wittenberg was the Northwest Conference’s Most Valuable Player and earned first-team all-state honors. (Cameron Van Til/Lynden Tribune)

Wittenberg commits to play baseball at Seattle University

LYNDEN — Jordan Wittenberg has been working toward this for nearly his entire life. And now it’s a reality. On Sunday, the Lynden senior star shortstop fulfilled a lifelong dream by verbally committing ...
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Ridnour returns to alma mater, hosts annual camp

  BLAINE — Luke Ridnour has played for six teams over the course of his 12-year career in the NBA. And a flurry of trades this offseason has made him — technically speaking — a member of four ...
Injuries and inconsistency in the starting rotation, a sharp decline in bullpen effectiveness and another dismal offense have done in the 2015 Mariners. (Courtesy photo/MLB.com)

14 years and counting: 2015 Mariners a major letdown

SEATTLE — This was supposed to be the season the Seattle Mariners finally broke their 14-year postseason drought. After riding an elite pitching staff to 87 wins last year and finishing just one victory ...
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 ...