Random Recap: 2016 Game #1, Meridian 33 – Anacortes 7

Random Recap: 2016 Game #1, Meridian 33 - Anacortes 7
2016 Game #1:  Meridian 33, Anacortes 7 From the Bellingham Herald http://www.bellinghamherald.com/sports/high-school/prep-football/article99763412.html The Meridian football team defeated Anacortes 33-7 in their season opener Friday, Sept. 2, at Meridian High School. The Trojans scored with nine minutes remaining in the first quarter on quarterback Simon Burkett’s 38-yard touchdown run and never trailed. They led 20-7 at ...

Random Recap: 1976 Game #8, Meridian 27 – Lynden Christian 0 (Meeting #2)

Random Recap: 1976 Game #8, Meridian 27 - Lynden Christian 0 (Meeting #2)
1976 Game #8:  Meridian 27, Lynden Christian 0 (Meeting #2) From the Bellingham Herald by Sherry Stripling Meridian Casts 27-0 Spell over Christian For Lynden Christian, it well could have been an Alfred Hitchcock production. In the chilly, late-fall weather that makes each body-hit hurt twice as hard, with the surrealistic fog covering the field ...

Overall Wins Against Opponents (1974-2017) [Random Stat]

Overall Wins Against Opponents (1974-2017) [Random Stat]
Overall Wins Against Opponents (1974-2017) Nooksack Valley 55 Lynden Christian 50 Blaine 37 Mt. Baker 34 Friday Harbor 16 Granite Falls 11 Lakewood 10 Lynden 10 Sultan 7 King’s 7 South Whidbey 6 Sehome 5 Montesano 5 Coupeville 3 Concrete 3 Orting 3 La Center 3 Hoquiam 3 Ocosta 2 Steilacoom 2 Castle Rock 2 ...

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 ...

Random Recap: 1976 Game #5, Meridian 16 – Lynden 7 Comments

1976 Game #5: Meridian 16, Lynden 7 No taps for Meridian after late rally tops Lynden, 16-7 From the Bellingham Herald by Dick Beardsley Meridian High football coach Bob Ames ripped the cap from his head, thrust a fist skyward and let rip a warwhoop that lasted several seconds. Then he cupped his hands around ...

Random Recap: 1992 Game #7, Meridian 42, Friday Harbor 6 Comments

1992  Game #7:  Meridian 42, Friday Harbor 6 1992 marked the inclusion of Friday Harbor into the mix of the WCL’s football schedule, as each WCL team would face the Wolverines in a game that would count toward the WCL’s standings.  The Trojans’ first trip to San Juan Island marked their first of many wins ...

Random Recap: 1997 Game #4, Meridian 10-Lynden Christian 0 Comments

1997 Game #4:  Meridian 10, Lynden Christian 0 For the first time in recent memory, the 1997 state reclassification left Lynden Christian as a conference “outsider,” existing as a 1A school in a predominantly 2A league for two years.  LC ultimately would win its way to a 1A state championship, despite losing two games to ...

Random Recap: 2000 Game #3, Meridian 39-Blaine 14 Comments

Random Recap:  2000 Game #3:  Meridian 39, Blaine 14 The state-title-defense campaign of the year 2000 hit the road in week 3 to provide the Trojans a chance to avenge their loss in the last trip to Blaine in 1998. The game started out competitively, as All-state QB Eli Slesk was intercepted on the Trojans’ ...

Random Recap: 1981 Game #3, Meridian 29—Nooksack 6 Comments

1981 Game #3:  Meridian 29, Nooksack 6 (From the Belllingham Herald) Big, big day for Trojans, Mark Stieber LAUREL–Mark Stieber rushed for 225 yards–his second 200-plus game in a row–and the Meridian defense sacked Nooksack Valley quarterback Dave Zapien six times as the Trojans romped to a 29-6 Whatcom County League victory over the Pioneers. ...

Random Recap: 1981 Game 2, Meridian 27—Lynden Christian 6 Comments

Random Recap: 1981 Game 2, Meridian 27—Lynden Christian 6
1981 Game #2:  Meridian 27, Lynden Christian 6 From The Bellingham Herald: Stieber Leads Trojans over Lynden Christian (incomplete article) . . . “I guess Coach Ames wanted to take a look at both of us there.  I wasn’t totally uncomfortable there last week.  I’d played some QB in eighth grade, but nothing since then, ...