New Look Northwest District 1A Comments

Over the weekend, the Herald had a good overview of what Meridian’s league will look like in 2016. If you missed it, the new WIAA four-year classifications were released last week. From www.bellinghamherald.com: Class 1A Teams: Bothell Cedar Park Christian, King’s, Lynden Christian, Meridian, Mount Baker, Nooksack Valley, South Whidbey and Sultan. Regular season format: Teams will ...

Random Recap: 1996 Game #2, Meridian 28-King’s 6 Comments

1996 Game #2: Meridian 28, King’s 6 The 1996 home-opener for the Trojans pitted the hosts against fellow 1995 1A state playoff team King’s in the Knights first-ever trip to Laurel. They found the host Trojans rather inhospitable on the field. Senior QB Jeb Kratzig guided the Trojans to scores in the first and second ...

Know Thy Playoff Opponent: Hoquiam Comments

Know Thy Playoff Opponent: Hoquiam
Our gift to you… Christmas comes early to the Hoquiam Grizzlies, as Secret Santa has handed them the Mighty Trohahns–crushed in Week One–neatly boxed, bowed and left on their doorstep. In looking forward to Saturday’s first round playoff game at Hoquiam’s home field, the hometown fans are thankful for the seasonal largesse. From thedailyworld.com: Hoquiam ...

Game Day at Cedar Park Christian Comments

Game Day at Cedar Park Christian
Good morning Trojan fans. The Bellingham Herald previews the game thusly: From www.bellinghamherald.com: 1A NORTHWEST DISTRICT PLAYOFFS Meridian (5-4) at Cedar Park Christian (5-3) Time: 7 p.m. Site: Redmond High School Trojans update: NWC No. 2 seed Meridian scored an inspired 42-6 win over Nooksack Valley to wrap up its regular season on Friday, Oct. 30. With Simon Burkett ...

Know Thy Opponent: Cedar Park Christian Comments

Know Thy Opponent: Cedar Park Christian
G’day, Trojan fans. We suddenly find ourselves in Week 10 to play in the ephemeral “District One Qualifier” against Cedar Park Christian. Frankly, I have yet to truly figure what these Week 10 game really are: playoffs, crossovers, pig tail, zipper, etc. Suffice it to say, it is a must-win, moving the winner on to ...

Bob Ames Earns 300th Win Comments

Bob Ames Earns 300th Win
Huge achievement tonight. Congratulations, Coach.

Homecoming Game Day vs. LC Comments

Homecoming Game Day vs. LC
First, the Herald has a profile feature this morning on Trohahn senior Daniel Young. It’s tough what to make of Lynden Christian, 4-2 on the season but 1-2 in league. They are certainly coming back to the LC of yore: heavy run paired with tough, aggressive defense. David Bladies continues to shoulder the offensive load, averaging 127 ...

Game Day: Meridian at Nooksack Comments

Good evening, boys & ghouls, here’s another tale from Nooksack. The Few, The Mighty Trohahns head out to visit the Pioneers tonight in the first of two matchups this season. We’ve all heard of The Other Schleimer’s big night a couple weeks ago against Nooksack. Sort of lost in the story was the fact that Casey ...

Game Day: Meridian vs. Mt. Baker Comments

Good morning, Trohahn fans. As of this morning, there’s game preview up from the Herald. Suffice it to say, Jed Schleimer may well skip the team bus and run all the way to Laurel. It’s not much farther than he ran last week against Nooksack. Game plans are essentially “hold Schleimer to under 400.” Kickoff ...

Gameday: Meridian at Lynden Christian Comments

Gameday: Meridian at Lynden Christian
We take time out from the hunt for Ol’ Crimson to take a brief look at tonight’s game at Lynden Christian. LC has been on a 3-game tear to start 2015, scoring at least 35 points in each win and surrendering no more than 14. As should should be expected when the Lyncs are doing ...