Jerod Young

Peterson finds a new calling in coaching with Federal Way FC

In a span of 90 days in 2013, Jenna Peterson’s dream of playing professional soccer both came true and ended. After three months, the 2008… Continue reading

Parents need to let go of the fear and just let them play | Full-Court Press

Living life in fear isn’t a life worth living. That painfully obvious statement often goes right out the window with parents, however, when a kid… Continue reading

Hawks to play storied Ducks team from Southern California

The Federal Way Hawks have a reputation to uphold. The players, comprised of 11- and 12-year-olds who compete in the Greater Puget Sound Youth Football… Continue reading

Let the Titans have their rings, seriously | Full-Court Press

Ground-breaking hard work pays off, and it usually gets rewarded. Academic institutions of all levels and employers across the world have preached it since the… Continue reading

Federal Way Eagles’ Cola named Federal Way Mirror’s Male Athlete of the Year

Last summer was supposed to be a time of new beginnings for Federal Way High School center Malcolm Cola. After missing most of his junior… Continue reading

Beamer PG McEachin named Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Year

Todd Beamer High School girls basketball coach Corey Alexander couldn’t get his senior point guard and team captain Jahpera McEachin to stick around a little… Continue reading

Decatur basketball helps during Silver Lake Elementary Field Day event

Decatur boys basketball went back to where it all started Tuesday. Gators head coach David Choi took 12 members of the program to his alma… Continue reading

Support local Little League before it’s too late | Full-Court Press

The lessons we learn in Little League are the ones that stay with us for a lifetime. As kids, we see Roger Clemens (I realize… Continue reading

Orchard’s words help lead Giants to improbable comeback to win 12U title

When the Federal Way National Little League Giants finally recorded the third out in the top of the first inning Tuesday, they slowly jogged to… Continue reading

Boys & Girls Club, T-Mobile’s partnership benefits youth

It’s not just about fun and games anymore at the Boys & Girls Club of Federal Way. For Boys & Girls Club of Federal Way… Continue reading

Sports had quite the year in Federal Way | Full-Court Press

Thank goodness for sports. Seriously. If it weren’t for the incredible 2016-17 prep sports efforts of Decatur, Federal Way, Thomas Jefferson and Todd Beamer High… Continue reading

Memory of grandfather drives Eagles’ Chan

Federal Way High School shot putter Tony Chan spent his track career throwing for his hero: his grandfather, Tam Tran. When Tran passed away Sept.… Continue reading

State tournament roundup: Golden Gators see tournament success

Golf Decatur: Grace Xu, a junior for the Golden Gators, put on a phenomenal performance last Tuesday and Wednesday in the 4A state championship golf… Continue reading

Beamer soccer claims school’s first state title with win over Pasco

While his Todd Beamer soccer teammates rushed to the other side of the turf to celebrate with one another, Titans senior midfielder Austin Stafford stayed… Continue reading

Decatur’s Santana breaks three school records, wins 200-meter state title

It was as if Kemuel Santana’s body was telling him to stop running — stop doing something he loved. From his freshman season to now,… Continue reading

It’s time for the WIAA and the RPI to do the right thing and break up | Full-Court Press

Enough is enough. Break them up. This isn’t about one year. It’s about seven years of cheating high school basketball teams of their playoff hopes… Continue reading

Jefferson doubles duo Dillard and Rosa head to state closer than ever

Singles play in the sport of tennis is a very lonely gig. Thomas Jefferson coach Andrew Buchan faced this problem firsthand in 2017. He watched… Continue reading

Appleton finds vault success after anemia diagnosis

Thomas Jefferson pole vaulter Jenna Appleton took a huge risk. She traded in her love of distance running for a vaulting pole. During her freshman… Continue reading

Eagles beat the odds, advance to state tournament with win over Olympia

Federal Way High School softball was supposed to lay down and surrender. A couple of weeks before the season started, the Eagles lost their best… Continue reading

Decatur beats Battle Ground to earn state playoff berth

Maybe Decatur boys soccer facing Battle Ground High School in the first round of the West Central District wasn’t luck at all. “Battle” is what… Continue reading