Emerald Downs celebrated its 20th birthday on Monday, June 20, with a special evening of racing that included numerous awards and surprises, and concluded with a freak thunderstorm that forced cancellation of the seventh race finale.
Decatur's Jeff Allen has committed to attending St. Norbert College to play football next year.
Federal Way resident Spencer Clapp, a freshman on the men's golf team at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, was recently announced as the 2015-2016 Male Freshman of the Year by the Sonoma State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Decatur boys basketball coach David Choi, his staff and players will host a youth basketball camp June 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EX-3 Ron Sandwith Teen Center (31453 28th Ave S, Federal Way).
Girls doubles team Ally Peterson and Crystal Lee of Thomas Jefferson went looking for another championship after winning the West Central District Tournament.
Christian Jones of Federal Way High School has been named the 2015-16 Gatorade Washington Baseball Player of the Year.
The bar has been raised, both literally and metaphorically.
A dreary day in Tacoma was made worse for Federal Way's baseball team as they were knocked out of the state tournament in the first game of the regional round in a 3-2 loss to Woodinville on Sunday.
Thomas Jefferson's girls tennis team has won five consecutive South Puget Sound League division titles.
The Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association's state golf tournaments will be held May 24-25.
Thomas Jefferson's was the last Federal Way soccer team standing, but their season came to an end Thursday with a 2-0 loss to Tahoma that knocked them out of the district tournament.
With the state baseball tournament berth already clinched on Tuesday, Federal Way was hoping to add a district championship to their accolades.
An up-and-down season that saw Thomas Jefferson finish second in the South Puget Sound League Northwest came to an end on Saturday as the Raiders fell 3-0 to Timberline in a winner-to-state, loser-out game at Heritage Park.
The South Puget Sound League tennis championships concluded on Monday, sending the top 11 singles players and doubles teams to the West Central District tournament.
Thomas Jefferson's route to the state playoffs isn't the one they were hoping to take.
Solid pitching and a few timely hits were all Federal Way needed as they willed their way to a berth in the state baseball tournament with a 3-2 win over Emerald Ridge on Tuesday.
Top city honors were on the line as Decatur, Federal Way, Thomas Jefferson and Todd Beamer all faced off at the all-city track and field meet on Wednesday.
Federal Way's baseball team hadn't suffered a loss since March 24, when Kentwood sent them away with a 4-3 defeat.
On April 30, Garrett Westberg pitched a seven-inning perfect game for Tacoma Community College against Green River Community College and was named a Northwest Athletic Conference player of the week.
On the official roster, Quinn Landrud is listed as a defender for the Thomas Jefferson boys soccer team. On Tuesday, he was minding the net for the Raiders as they clinched another division title with a 3-2 win over a Todd Beamer team looking to fight their way into the postseason.