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U.S. speedskaters Ohno and Celski ready for 2010 Olympics | Sidelines

The city of Federal Way, along with Pattison’s West skate center, will have a huge rooting interest when the 2010 Winter Olympics get under way… Continue reading


Vuvuzelas leave the World Cup buzzing | SIDELINES

I’m nowhere near a soccer fan.I can’t stand how most games end in a 0-0 tie, and how players writhe in pain on the ground… Continue reading


UFC: Benson Henderson seeking a little revenge against Pettis Aug. 31

Benson Henderson hopes revenge is sweet. The Decatur High School graduate will get a chance to avenge his only professional loss Aug. 31 when he defends his UFC lightweight title against Anthony "Showtime" Pettis.


STATE TENNIS: Stewart wins another singles title, TJ has best-ever finish

Mitch Stewart capped a busy weekend by standing on top of the podium once again.

Gator baseball gets it done off the field

On the afternoon of April 17, while every other team in the South Puget Sound League South Division was sitting in dugouts and worrying about… Continue reading

Tracking the grads: Girls soccer players excelling in college

Jenna Peterson and Brittany Orr — The two 2008 graduates are both playing their junior seasons at Concordia University in Oregon. Peterson graduated from Decatur… Continue reading

The No. 1-ranked Todd Beamer Titans girls soccer team hadn’t lost a South Puget Sound League South Division match in three years.

High school scoreboard: Dec. 15, 2007

Boys BasketballFederal Way 77, Kent-Meridian 54 (Tuesday)Kent-Meridian 14 12 14 14 — 54Federal Way 12 23 22 20 — 77Kent-Meridian — Drinker 13, Briceno 12,… Continue reading

The Mirror’s 2011 All-City Football Team

The Mirror names the top high school football players from the Federal Way School District.

Tracking the grads: Swimming and diving | Federal Way sports

The Decatur grad is swimming his senior year at Fresno Pacific University after transferring from the University of Utah.

Prep wrap-up: Softball postseason action update; Raider baseball falls short

The Thomas Jefferson Raider baseball team was one step away from qualifying for the Class 4A state tournament after a huge seventh-inning comeback win over… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Celski wins gold, takes fourth in World Cup | Speedskating

Federal Way resident J.R. Celski had another successful weekend on the short-track speedskating circuit last weekend. Celski finished in fourth place in the 1,500-meter final at the World Cup II event at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, B.C. The 17-year-old also won a gold medal in the 5,000-meter relay along with American teammates Apolo Ohno, Jeff Simon and Anthony Lobello.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Jefferson hoping to build on momentum from last season

The Thomas Jefferson boys basketball team was one win away from making history last season.

Beamer dance team grabs sixth state title in last eight years

To say the Todd Beamer High School dance team has dominated the hip-hop category would not be doing the Titans justice.The Beamer dancers won their… Continue reading

Pac-12 swim championships move to Federal Way

The Pac-12 Conference announced Wednesday afternoon that the aquatic center in Federal Way will host the Men's Swimming Championships from March 3-6.

Construction underway for new Progressive center in Federal Way

Progressive insurance is coming to Federal Way. The insurance giant

BASEBALL: Decatur still one win from state tournament; Beamer’s season comes to an end

The Decatur baseball team is one win away from the Class 3A State Tournament. The Gators (14-10) split a pair of West Central/Southwest District games earlier this week, beating Wilson Tuesday and losing to Auburn Mountainview Wednesday.

SOCCER: Defending state-champion Raiders looking to defend title

It’s pretty obvious to anyone in the know, that the best high school soccer in the state is currently played in Federal Way. That was evident last year when the Thomas Jefferson Raiders won a state record, eighth 4A championship with a win over Union in the final.