2017 Outlook: The Lions look to keep the Lion Pride going with another strong season.

 

Head Coach: Blake VanDalen 

                                           

School Background: After a re-classification nine years ago, Lynden High School, grades 9-12, have been moved to the Washington State 2A bracket.  They have continued to compete at just as high of a level, and have been a dominating force.  

 

 

All Time History: The stats below have been compiled since 1945. The Lions have compiled some outstanding years of football in recent years to maintain a level of excellence set by teams from generations ago.  

 

Lynden Football Overall Record: 491 wins

– 191 losses

– 16 ties  (.720 winning %)

Lynden Football Since State Playoffs: 334wins

– 91 losses

– 2 ties (.786 winning %)

   -23 League Championships

   -14 State Quarterfinal Appearances

   -13 State Semifinal Appearances

   -10 State Final Appearances

   -7 State Championships (1980, 1991,2006,2008,2009,2011,2012,2013)

 

Recent History & Records:

1974: (9-2)   WCL Champions,  State Quarterfinalists

1975: (9-2)   WCL Champions,  State Quarterfinalists

1977: (10-2) WCL Champions,  State Semifinalists

1980: (13-1) WCL Champions,  A State Champions

1981: (10-1) WCL Champions,  State Quarterfinalists

1982: (9-2)   WCL Champions,  State Quarterfinalists

1985: (10-1) WCL Champions,  State Quarterfinalists

1987: (11-2) WCL Champions,  State Finalists

1988: (10-2) WCL Champions,  State Semifinalists

1991: (12-2) WCL Runner-Up,   A State Champions

1996: (9-2)   NWL Champions,  2A State Quarterfinalists

1998: (11-2) NWL Runner-Up,   3A State Semifinalists

2001: (10-3) NWL Runner-Up,   3A State Finalists

2002: (10-3) NWL Champions,  3A State Finalists

2004: (10-3) NWL Champions,  3A State Semifinalists

2006: (13-1) NWC Champions, 2A State Champions

2007: (10-3) NWC Runner-Up,  2A State Semifinalists

2008: (12-2) NWC Champions, 2A State Champions

2009: (13-1) NWC Champions, 2A State Champions

2010: (10-1) NWC Champions

2011: (14-0) NWC Champions, 2A State Champions

2012: (13-1) NWC Champions, 2A State Champions

2013: (14-0) NWC Champions, 2A State Champions

2014: (12-2) NWC Champions, 2A State Runnerups

2016: (11-2) NWC Champions, 2A State Semifinalists

 



                WCL = “A” Whatcom County League

                NWC = “2A” Northwest Conference

                NWL = “3A” Northwest League