Lynden Christian’s Emily Mellema took the phrase “hungry for the ball” to a whole new level against Mount Baker, leading the Lyncs to a 76-32 victory on Saturday, Jan. 4. The 5-foot-10 junior guard scored 10 of her game-high 20 points in the first quarter off fastbreak steals as the Lyncs jumped to a 23-6 lead and never looked back.
It’s been their dream all season, and now it has come true. The Lummi Nation Lady Blackhawks earned their first trip in eight years to the Class 1B girls basketball state tournament in Spokane after rallying to defeat the Columbia Adventist Kodiaks in tregionals, 59-38, on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Mount Vernon High School. “Our … Read more