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Friday night hoops roundup: Somers, Hastings dominate inside as Lions advance to district semis

LYNDEN — As Lynden head coach Brian Roper put it, there aren’t many secrets left between his team and Sedro-Woolley. Having already played one another twice, each team had a strong grasp as to ...

Thursday night hoops roundup: Soares’ 29 points, game-winner propel Mount Baker boys into bi-district

Timothy Soares scored 29 points and hit a go-ahead shot with 10 seconds left to lead Mount Baker past South Whidbey 65-64 on Thursday night in a loser-out district game. With the victory, the Mountaineers ...

Wednesday night hoops roundup: LC girls crush Mount Baker, advance to district title game

Kara Bajema scored 23 points as Lynden Christian stormed to an early lead and routed Mount Baker 73-33 on Wednesday night to secure a bi-district tournament berth and advance to the district title game. ...
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Nooksack’s selfless leader

NOOKSACK — Each year, the Nooksack Valley girls’ basketball team has an acronym for its season. This year’s is F.A.M.I.L.Y. — “Forget about me, I love you.”   And perhaps no player embodies ...
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Lynden’s Cruz on a roll heading into regionals

  LYNDEN — Up until early January, Lynden junior and third-year wrestler Primitivo Cruz had never placed in a tournament. And as head coach Alan Moore put it, Cruz had gotten off to an average start ...

Swim: Lions aim for state

  LYNDEN — With 12 first-year swimmers on the roster of 18, Lynden’s young and inexperienced boys’ swim team went through some growing pains this season, finishing 1-5 in dual meets.   But ...

Girls Basketball: Lyncs win NWC, finish 12-0 in league play

  WHATCOM —  Lynden Christian (17-3, 12-0 Northwest Conference) won the league title with a win over Ferndale on Feb. 3 and wrapped up an undefeated conference slate on Feb. 5 with a victory over ...

Boys basketball: Pioneers win first conference game

  WHATCOM — Connor Beard scored 22 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer as Nooksack Valley (2-18, 1-11) edged Blaine 64-63 on Feb. 5 in its season finale for its first conference win of the season. ...

Wrestling: Pioneers, Mountaineers have strong showings

  DEMING — A combined 19 wrestlers from Nooksack Valley, Mount Baker and Meridian qualified for regionals by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes in the 1A sub-regionals on ...

Tuesday night hoops roundup: Lynden boys win NWC title

Sterling Somers scored 18 points and Scooter Hastings added 16 to lead Lynden to a 73-53 rout of Squalicum on Tuesday night and — with some help — the Northwest Conference title. Lynden, Squalicum, ...