Know Thy Opponent: Lynden Christian

Know Thy Opponent: Lynden Christian
Turn that frown upside down, The Mighty Trohahns now enter a brand new world of league play, tabla rasa at 0-0. In this topsy-turvy world, Lynden Christian’s under-center power run offense had been an immutable touchstone of constancy. That, and the sand under what used to be the Mt. Baker grass. Now even that has ...

Know Thy Opponent: Cascade Christian

Know Thy Opponent: Cascade Christian
Good morning, Trojan fans. When we last left Cascade Christian, it was the 2010 semis in the Tacoma Dome. After shutting us out 21-0, they beat Connell for the 2010 1A state title. From 2011 to 2015, CCS is 50-9 with another state title and a second place finish. Good work if you can get it. ...

Know Thy Opponent: Blaine

Been a busy week, so an abbreviated preview. Blaine beat Nooksack last week by way of a 222-yard receiving performance by Anthony Ball, who is reminiscent of Mitchell Tripp. Yeah, we like those type of guys to be in black and gold, not orange. It’s not just him, either. Check out this catch by Jalen Kortlever. ...

Game Day: Anacortes at Meridian

The season opens tonight for the Mighty Trohahns, at least those that can be stirred from their convalescence. Strangely, injuries always seem to be a problem at the start of the season despite not having played a game. The Herald previews the game thusly: From www.bellinghamherald.com: Anacortes at Meridian Time: 7 p.m. Site: Meridian High School  Seahawks update: The ...

Know Thy Opponent: Anacortes

Try saying Anacortezzzz with a Castilian lisp. It’s fun. What the Seahawks will look like this year is a bit of a mystery. Anacortez hired a coach in early August 2015, who then resigned 10 minutes prior to the first practice. They then went back to their coach from 2014. At the end of May 2016, Anacortez ...

The 2016 Season, and Welcome to It

Good morning, Trojan fans. Practices opened yesterday on the 2016 season in Lovely Laurel. Thanks to Reneé for getting us some photos. The Bellingham Herald had a brief story on county football yesterday. Meridian Perhaps the only thing more colorful than the numerous practice jerseys the Trojans have been known to use is the new ...

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 ...