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Decatur brings down competition

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Decatur junior Dan Esbenshade had all the excuses in the world to roll over and give up in his match against Curtis senior Steve Graves. Esbenshade, who weighs 189 pounds, was wrestling up a weight class in the 215-pound division. Last year against Graves he didn't even score a point. This year he faced a six-point deficit as time was running out in the match... "

Band brings lively atmosphere to games

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"If the timeless sounds of high school could be packaged in a box, the school band playing at a Friday night sporting event would be the main ingredient.The band encompasses all the elements that make sports what they are, from opening with the national anthem, to accompanying cheerleaders' routines, to closing with the school's fight song. The band is loud. Fans can hear the bass drums before they even enter the gym. The band builds excitement during pre-game warmups... "

Sports Gravy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"With the sole exception of a rusty barbed-wire fence, no playing surface may be more frustrating than a dusty gym floor. Lint build-up takes away traction faster than bald tires on black ice, making the court more suitable for a gliding hockey player than the controlled cuts of a basketball game. But any player will tell you, playing on a clean gym floor - so clean you can see your reflection - is priceless... "

Around the Horn

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Around the horn SPORTS BRIEFSLocal athlete excelling in collegeThomas Jefferson graduate Shannon Kittelson was named to the Atlantic 10 Fall Academic All-Conference Team. Kittelson, a junior at the University of Rhode Island, is a three-year starter on the women's soccer team. This year she scored 13 goals, including four game-winners, and had six assists. "

Raider swimmers too deep for Gators

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"When members of the Thomas Jefferson swimming team mention depth, they aren't talking about how deep the water in the pool is. One guy can get a lot of first place finishes, but he needs back-up swimmers, Jefferson swimmer Jason Hesla said. A 2-3-4 finish scores more points than a first place finish. You need good swimmers all the way down the line... "

Decatur wrestlers take 2nd in tournament

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Decatur hosted the Third Annual Gator Invitational Wrestling Tournament this past weekend featuring some of the best teams from around the state. High schools joining Decatur and Jefferson included Heritage, Tahoma, Lincoln, Bellingham, Shelton, Highline, Blanchet, Klahowya, Orting and River Ridge... "

TJ girls win again in last seconds

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"For the third time this season, and the second time in as many games, the Jefferson girls basketball team managed to escape with a victory in the final seconds of a game.Jefferson beat Decatur 56-55 Friday.My heart is getting bad because of all these close calls, Jefferson junior Jessiye Clark said. Our experience helped. We have confidence and we trust each other.... "

Jefferson boys drop Decatur

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

"Jefferson senior Sudon DeSuze's 25 points, four blocked shots and school-record 22 rebounds sparked his team to a 73-63 win over Decatur Friday. Sudon is what I call a quick jumper - he doesn't need much space to get off the ground, said Jefferson coach Dave Reynolds. He tips the ball and keeps it alive. He also has a calming effect on our team. He gets into the game, but he is very even tempered.... "

Around the Horn

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

"Local athletes excelling in collegeAs the Boise State football team beat the University of Texas El Paso in the Humanitarian Bowl, former Decatur standout Wes Nurse got into the action with five tackles in the game. Nurse finished the season with 31 tackles, including five for a loss of a total of 21 yards. He also had an interception return for 32 yards... "

Raiders take down Eagles

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

"Despite multiple arguments and discussions between coaches, score keepers and the referee, Jefferson finally beat Federal Way 44-23 in the first South Puget Sound League match in three weeks. We're ragged, Jefferson coach Terry Botnen said. The lay-off slowed us down. We're at the bottom, we gotta go up.Both teams faced the challenge of getting back on the mat after the extended break caused by an outbreak of the herpes virus in some South Puget Sound League teams... "

Sports Gravy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

"Few situations in life evoke the full range of human emotions quite like sports, except for maybe a conjoined wedding/funeral ceremony. But possibly the largest stage for that passion and loyalty is college football's Bowl Week, at least for a few months until college basketball's March Madness sets in... "

Sports Gravy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

"What a year for Federal Way sports, eh? That one team did that thing, those people came to town and competed before they left, and that unlikely hero did something above and beyond what was expected. OK, so I wasn't exactly here for the past year of sports, but I've heard stories. .. "

Former Federal Way teammates meet again

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Kaczor, Iserman share basketball court one last time

All-City Football Team

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Players wrap up year with post-season awards

Original Federal Way pool faces identity crises

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Kenneth C. Jones pool looks to attact more swimmers

All-City Soccer Team

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Jefferson junior Chelsea Hunt leads this year's team

Johnson, Street top All-City Golf Teams

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Local pair qualify for state tournaments

Like Father, Like Son

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Skaters Bob and J.R. Celski are winners on national level

Area swimmers finish strong at state meet

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Decatur's Hong takes second in 500-yard freestyle

Decatur diver wins state

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Christina Hussong's victory comes down to final dive

Mirror selects All-City Tennis Team

  • Nov 9, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 13, 2008 at 1:45PM

Team includes five players from league champs

State swimming finals here Saturday

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:44PM

Aquatic center to host annual meet

Runners gain experience at state

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:44PM

Young runners all back again next year

Decatur diver ready for state

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:44PM

Q/A from one of the state's top divers

Soccer: Eagles, Raiders eliminated

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:44PM

Teams finish season at District playoffs

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