Jerod Young

#FamilyFirst helps propel Beamer baseball to postseason

It was two small words that sent Todd Beamer baseball on an unforgettable postseason chase. During the Todd Beamer baseball season opener against Curtis, Titan… Continue reading

Federal Way’s Chong sisters enter WCD tennis as the team they’ve always been

Moments after her opening-round loss in her North Puget Sound League tennis tournament Monday morning, Federal Way freshman Jillian Chong looked around for the one… Continue reading

Federal Way hires Dixon as new girls basketball coach

Former Federal Way Eagles girls basketball player and assistant coach Chantel Dixon was named the program’s next girls head basketball coach Tuesday morning. Dixon replaces… Continue reading

Eagles feast at Bill Harris Invitational

Both the Decatur Golden Gators and the Federal Way Eagles had quite the time at the Bill Harris Invitational on April 29 at Federal Way… Continue reading

Naden puts Titan teammates before self despite playoff loss

Not all players get to experience the postseason in four years. Beamer’s starting pitcher Cameron Naden knows just that. Despite coming down with a severe… Continue reading

Bone marrow transplant next step in Barbosa’s battle with Leukemia

Some mornings, Decatur senior goalkeeper Jose Barbosa wakes up to a “bad day.” On these days, he’s greeted by bones so sore, so tender, he’s… Continue reading

Delta Dental sends Jefferson bowling to nationals with $2,000 check

A trip to Red Robin and a blank notebook was all Jefferson bowling needed to chart a dream. Coming off a third-place finish in the… Continue reading

Beamer softball one step closer to playoffs with win over rival Jefferson

After a sheepish grin and nervous laugh, Todd Beamer softball coach Brian Hering got straight to the point earlier this week. The Titans have renewed… Continue reading

Brilhante and Liening learning from one another

Avery Liening is going to be a tennis coach someday. Not only has she been the Todd Beamer tennis program’s top attraction on the court… Continue reading

TRACK UPDATE: Keep an eye on Gator’s Santana

Good things come to he who waits. Decatur sprinter Kemuel Santana has waited long enough. The senior hasn’t once looked back since his eighth-place finish… Continue reading

Maggerise collecting ‘nuggets’ as he prepares for greatness

Thomas Jefferson sophomore third baseman Justin Maggerise was itching for another fastball. On a 3-1 count, he finally got the belt-high fastball he’d been hoping… Continue reading

Decatur striker keeps promise to Smith, will play college soccer

When Angel Trejo-Delgado makes a promise, it is nonnegotiable. In the last six years, the senior striker for the Decatur Golden Gators soccer team, has… Continue reading

Part II – Jefferson bowling fighting to compete on national stage

Editor’s Note: The following is a continuation from Part I from the March 31 edition: A FAMILY THAT BOWLS TOGETHER Mike Martin has owned Secoma… Continue reading

Tyree’s emotional walk-off home run a sign her work is paying off

When Todd Beamer freshman Haley Tyree approached the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning with runners on first and second against Decatur, her… Continue reading

Beamer soccer tops preseason favorite Auburn Mountainview

Before the start of the season, Beamer boys soccer manager Joel Lindberg was surrounded by constant talk about how the Auburn Mountainview Lions were “a… Continue reading

BREAKING: Todd Beamer names Kim Culliton new volleyball coach

Todd Beamer volleyball is headed in a new direction. Titans athletic director Tim Kuykendall announced Kim Culliton will serve as the school’s new head volleyball… Continue reading

Part I — Jefferson bowling fighting to compete on national stage

Thomas Jefferson baseball and bowling coach Joseph Townsend is fighting again. It’s fine, nothing the Brooklyn, New York, native isn’t used to. Townsend’s first fight… Continue reading

Federal Way basketball reads “Pete the Cat” at Adelaide

The Federal Way Eagles boys basketball team took time out to make its annual trip to Adelaide Elementary School to read “Pete the Cat” to… Continue reading

Baumgardt unfazed by family’s legacy in Eagles soccer

The car rides home have grown increasingly quiet in 2017 for Federal Way Eagles soccer coach Jason Baumgardt and his son, freshman starting midfielder Zane… Continue reading

Ponce leads Federal Way past Decatur with two home runs

Federal Way baseball coaches and players know their third baseman Brandham Ponce only as “Ponce.” When he does something spectacular, he’s Ponce. When he lets… Continue reading