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"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.Federal Way 63, Emerald Ridge 61Federal Way scorers: Tui Avaava 39, Virgil Matthews 9, Brandon Chavers 6, Peter Kupu 3, Jason Carlson 2, Nate Sanchez 2, Justin Swanberg 2. Tuesday's girls games:Decatur 47, Puyallup 43Decatur scorers: Jennifer Morrow 13, Cristina Null 11, Dekeidra Brewer 10, Gayle Imran 7, Leta Johnson 3, Sirrah Williams 3.Federal Way 50, Emerald Ridge 39Federal Way scorers: January Chay 18, Wendi Janway 11, Ethelliz Merced 7, Tamara Simpson 7, Cassandra Simpson 3, Tasha Alsbrooks 2, Rachel Warren 2.Jefferson 50, Rogers 49Jefferson scorers: Mitzi Moore 16, Michelle Morse 15, Mandy Carter 7, Shannon Morse 5, Chelsea Hunt 4, Kim Brown 2, Jessiye Clark 1.SwimmingJefferson at Federal Way200 Medley Relay: Jefferson's Jung, Jason Hesla, Pete Friedhoff, Trevor Cray in 1:48.11.200 free: Jefferson's Nick Hawkins in 1:53.72200 IM: Jefferson's Andrew Jung in 2:08.01.50 free: Federal Way's Colin Hunter in 22.83.Diving: Jefferson's Walker with a 153.40100 fly: Jefferson's Friedhoff in 59.55100 free: Federal Way's Hunter in 54.11.500 free: Jefferson's Jung in 5:20.59.200 free relay: Federal Way's Dovey, Weishaar, Hunter, Nolan in 1:37.09100 back: Jefferson's Hawkins100 breast: Federal Way's Greg Hiett in 1:04.81400 free relay: Thomas Jung, Hawkins, Hesla and Andrew Jung in 3:52.26.Soccer tryoutsBoys and girls soccer tryouts for the U-11 through U-18 age divisions are starting soon. Tryouts for men and women's U-16 through U-18 teams are on March 10-11. The women are at Federal Way Stadium and men are at Sacajawea Park starting with the U-16 tryouts at 9 a.m., U-17 tryouts at 10:45 a.m. and U-18 tryouts are at 12:30 p.m. Girls and boys teams are also forming for the U-11 through U-15 age groups. Girls tryouts are on March 17, 18 and 25 at Federal Way Stadium. Boys tryouts are on March 17, 18 and 24 at Sacajawea Park. U-15 tryouts start at 8 a.m., U-11 tryouts are at 9:45 a.m., U-12 tryouts are at 11:30 a.m., U-13 tryouts are at 1 p.m. and U-14 tryouts are at 2:45 p.m.All players must attend two tryout sessions. Arrive 30 minutes early for registration. Players must bring a ball, a water bottle and appropriate dress. Shinguards and a $5 fee are required for participation in tryouts. Federal Way Stadium is at 1300 S. 308th Street and Sacajawea Park is at 1101 S. Dash Point Road. For more information, call Diane Warner at (253) 839-8523 or Perry Woodford at (253) 941-0638.Girls fastpitch softballThe Sudden Impact 10 U team needs players. GIrls born after Jan. 1, 1990 are eligible. Contact Al Merlich at (253) 946-1857.Federal Way Girls Fastpitch Association is offering signups for both new and returning players at Sea-Tac Mall on Jan. 27. These sign ups are for girls between the ages of 6 and 16 (as of Jan. 1) who would like to play fastpitch softball. The signups will take place near Mervyn's between the hours of 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, visit their Web site at www.FWGFA.com.The Magic, a 16B fastpitch team, is looking for girls experienced in playing fastpitch. Interested participants must be available to play in weekend tournaments both locally and out of the area. The team plans on a schedule of playing tournaments about twice a month with an emphasis on local tournaments, with some travel between March and August. Last year the team played a total of about 70 league and tournament games, including the 14B Regional Tournament in Beaverton, Ore., and a tournament in Surrey, British Columbia. The team practices primarily in the Federal Way and Auburn area. For more information, call Rob or Kathy Manning at (253) 941-8715.GlobetrottersThe Harlem Globetrotters' 75th Anniversary Tour stops at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Key Arena. Tickets go on sale on Jan. 19 at all Ticketmaster outlets, including Rite Aid, The Wherehouse and Tower Records. Tickets are also available by phone at (253) 627-8497. Tickets range in price from $12 to $75. Baseball fans?Do you have an inspiring, insightful or funny story about baseball. The Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan's Soul book is looking for submissions. If you have a baseball-related story, please send it to: Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan's Soul 2425 E. Camelback Rd. #515, Phoenix, AZ 85016. E-mail to chickensoup@home.com or fax to (602) 508-8912. The maximum word count is 1200 words. For each story selected in the book, a 50-word biography will be included about the author and a permission fee of $300 will be paid. There are no limits on the number of submissions. Deadline for receipt of stories is Feb. 2. "

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