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TJ girls shock No. 3 team in state

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:48PM

Raiders earn last-second win, 58-56

Decatur boys win home opener

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

Gators start season with 68-54 win over Ravens

Alex Chursky to join brother at Seattle U.

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

Illness forces Ian Chursky out of action

Drag racing is 'drug of choice'

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

Federal Way man ranked No. 2 in the world

Local teams on top of the SPSL in all sports

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

It's the halfway point of the South Puget Sound League spring sports season and a team from Federal Way is in first place in every sport.

Decatur hires new girls basketball coach

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

" Decatur Athletic Director Greg Flynn announced Friday that Colby Rogers was hired as the new head girls basketball coach. Rogers replaces Gary Baker, who retired in March after coaching the Gators for 20 years. "

Fastpitch: Raiders slide past Gators 3-1

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

The Jefferson fastpitch team used two runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Decatur 3-1 Friday at Celebration Park.

Eagle Track team improves to 4-0

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

" The secret to the Federal Way track team's successful 4-0 start is possibly its attitude toward team work. In a sport that tends to focus on individual events, the Eagles have a unique outlook that is winning meets for them. "

Sports Gravy: Rain delays don't cool hot teams

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

" A total of 15 area high school games were rescheduled because of rain, and we're not even halfway through the spring season yet. That leads me to only one conclusion: We need to cover the entire city of Federal Way with a retractable roof. "

Eagles use long ball to down Gators

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

Travis Ishikawa's lead-off home run in the first inning was only the beginning of a barrage of dingers by the Eagles. Is it even possible to cork an aluminum bat?

Soccer: Gators put away Eagles in second half

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

" Less than 10 seconds into Thursday's soccer game, Decatur's top scorer Alex Chursky broke away from his defender and chased down a through ball for a one-on-one with Federal Way's goalkeeper, junior Ryan Davis. "

Federal Way fastpitch team undefeated

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

The Federal Way fastpitch team took control of first place in the SPSL South and improved its record to 4-0 in league play and 8-0 overall after a 5-2 win over second-ranked Jefferson Thursday at Federal Way.

"Rain, wind don't slow track teams"

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

The cold and windy conditions at Wednesday's track meet between Jefferson and Curtis reflect the reason why Jefferson coach Sam Beesly says you have to be tough to run track in the Northwest. But the poor weather and head wind didn't stop Jefferson senior Omari Gildon from winning the 100-meter dash.

Sports Gravy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

"So now that the Super Bore is out of the way, I've reclaimed my column space for the final weeks of the high school winter season, where at least none of the athletes are murderers. Don't stop reading yet. I talk about four different sports from all three high schools in this column. The Decatur wrestling team surprised everyone except themselves on the way to finish the regular season with a perfect 14-0 record. Gator wrestlers haven't been this good since Steve Irwin, the crazy Australian reptiliophile, took over cable television as the Crocodile Hunter... "

Raider girls down 4th-ranked Bethel

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:47PM

"The Jefferson girls basketball team accomplished a feat Friday that only one other South Puget Sound League team has done in the past two years: beat Bethel. It was overwhelming, said Jefferson junior Jessiye Clark, who scored 14 points, including three 3-pointers. It gives us all hope for the playoffs. If we can beat them, we can pretty much run with anyone.The Raiders used strangling defense and Michelle Morse's 15 points and nine assists to drop the South Puget Sound League leaders and the No. 4 ranked team in the state, Bethel, 60-53... "

Morse emerges as top scorer in the SPSL

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Jefferson's Michelle Morse leads the South Puget Sound League in scoring with 20.7 points per game, but she has an unconventional reason for her accurate shooting, aggressive defense and crisp passes.Sugar. I eat a lot of candy before the game - mostly Laffy Taffy, said Morse, a 5-foot-6 junior guard. It gives me energy.While some might assume candy would give her a drop in energy toward the end of the game, Morse has proven the opposite is true... "

Decatur pins SPSL wrestling title

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"While the Decatur wrestling team clinched the South Puget Sound League, South Division championship on Wednesday with a win over Rogers, the Gators didn't celebrate until after Thursday night's 53-12 beating of Puyallup. It was the final league match of the season, and the last home match Decatur will wrestle without an SPSL league championship banner hanging in its gym. It's the first time in the school's existence that it has won an SPSL wrestling title.. "

Puyallup hot shots doom Gator boys

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"While the Jefferson boys basketball team used clutch free throws to knock down Rogers 60-57 and the Federal Way boys needed all of Tui Avaava's 39 points, including five 3-pointers, to escape upset-minded Emerald Ridge 63-61, the Decatur boys team missed an opportunity to help everyone, including themselves, move up in the standings Tuesday with an 81-68 loss to No. 1 ranked Puyallup... "

Gator gymnasts ranked 9th in state

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"The Decatur gymnastics team proved Wednesday why it is the ninth-ranked team in the latest Washington state AP poll. Decatur's score of 169.25 was good enough for a solid victory over Sumner (167.2), Kent-Meridian (145.2) and Tahoma (140.1). Decatur was led by strong performances in the all-around by Kelly Miller, who took first with a 34.85, Kelly McKay, who was second with a 34.5, and Lindsey Edwards, who was fourth with a score of 34.3... "

Jefferson swimmers top Federal Way

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"While the Jefferson versus Federal Way swim meet is a chance for old friends from club swim teams to catch up outside the pool, the swimmers don't let friendships get in the way of competition once they hit the water. When the competition level goes up, my adrenaline really kicks in, said Federal Way's Colin Hunter. That's when I'm strongest. Hunter used his added strength to qualify for state in the 100-yard freestyle, although Jefferson won the meet 114-71... "

Nunogawa plays big for Decatur

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Decatur senior Niko Nunogawa gets the ball in the post with his back to the hoop. He fakes right then turns left and drains the short jumper, is fouled on the play and converts the free throw. Cut. Nunogawa drives the baseline, finger-rolls a touch-shot off the glass for two points. Cut. Nunogawa makes a steal, drives the length of the court and pulls up 10 feet away to knock down a short jumper... "

Around the horn

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Tuesday's boys games:Puyallup 81, Decatur 68Decatur scorers: Niko Nunogawa 27, Brandon Parker 17, Lucas Buol 10, Marcus Henderson 10, Chad Bellessa 2, Christian Scholze 2.Jefferson 60, Rogers 57Jefferson scorers: Matt Englund 23, Myron Hennings 13, Keaka Frank 6, Jerry Earles 6, Leslie Foster 6, Dominique DeGrate 3, Sudon DeSuze 2, Cordney Craven 1... "

Sports Gravy

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:46PM

"Lazy basketball scoreboard operators around the South Puget Sound League cringe in fear when they see Niko Nunogawa, Matt Englund or Michelle Morse walk into the gym for pre-game warmups - they know it's going to be a busy night. Every time these players take the court they light up the scoreboard like a Christmas tree during a power surge. With electricity in short supply around the Northwest these days, conservationists fearing blackouts would be wise to bench these shooting stars. Most coaches, however, only dream about having such dominant talent on their roster... "

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... "

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