Sports

Support local Little League before it’s too late | Full-Court Press

The lessons we learn in Little League are the ones that stay with us for a lifetime. As kids, we see Roger Clemens (I realize… Continue reading

Orchard’s words help lead Giants to improbable comeback to win 12U title

When the Federal Way National Little League Giants finally recorded the third out in the top of the first inning Tuesday, they slowly jogged to… Continue reading

Decatur hosting basketball camp June 27-29

Decatur High School boys basketball will host the 2017 Gator Basketball Camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from June 27-29 at the Decatur High… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2017

Sports had quite the year in Federal Way | Full-Court Press

Thank goodness for sports. Seriously. If it weren’t for the incredible 2016-17 prep sports efforts of Decatur, Federal Way, Thomas Jefferson and Todd Beamer High… Continue reading

Memory of grandfather drives Eagles’ Chan

Federal Way High School shot putter Tony Chan spent his track career throwing for his hero: his grandfather, Tam Tran. When Tran passed away Sept.… Continue reading

Shame on you sports fans, you missed a good one | Full-Court Press

The state track and field championships are a time for athletes and fans to be proud. But after watching dozens of people flood out of… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2017

State tournament roundup: Golden Gators see tournament success

Golf Decatur: Grace Xu, a junior for the Golden Gators, put on a phenomenal performance last Tuesday and Wednesday in the 4A state championship golf… Continue reading

Beamer soccer claims school’s first state title with win over Pasco

While his Todd Beamer soccer teammates rushed to the other side of the turf to celebrate with one another, Titans senior midfielder Austin Stafford stayed… Continue reading

Decatur’s Santana breaks three school records, wins 200-meter state title

It was as if Kemuel Santana’s body was telling him to stop running — stop doing something he loved. From his freshman season to now,… Continue reading

More programs should take note of Decatur’s path to soccer success | Full-Court Press

Decatur boys soccer coach Brad Plemons couldn’t just say it. He had to prove it. When Plemons took the head coaching position in 2016, he… Continue reading

  • May 30, 2017

It’s time for the WIAA and the RPI to do the right thing and break up | Full-Court Press

Enough is enough. Break them up. This isn’t about one year. It’s about seven years of cheating high school basketball teams of their playoff hopes… Continue reading

Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Week: Jacob Allen

Todd Beamer midfielder Jacob “JJ” Allen was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Week. A late goal from Allen in Beamer’s playoff… Continue reading

Prep Scoreboard: Beamer Titans soccer advances to state semifinal round

May 19 Boys Soccer Todd Beamer 2, Kamiak 1 The Beamer Titans are headed to the state semifinal round for the second time in the… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2017

Jefferson doubles duo Dillard and Rosa head to state closer than ever

Singles play in the sport of tennis is a very lonely gig. Thomas Jefferson coach Andrew Buchan faced this problem firsthand in 2017. He watched… Continue reading

Appleton finds vault success after anemia diagnosis

Thomas Jefferson pole vaulter Jenna Appleton took a huge risk. She traded in her love of distance running for a vaulting pole. During her freshman… Continue reading

Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Week: Payten Hurn

Federal Way softball’s Payten Hurn was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Week. As one of just two seniors on the Eagles’… Continue reading

Eagles beat the odds, advance to state tournament with win over Olympia

Federal Way High School softball was supposed to lay down and surrender. A couple of weeks before the season started, the Eagles lost their best… Continue reading

Prep Scoreboard: Allen’s PK goal sends Beamer soccer to state quarterfinal match with Kamiak

May 17 Boys Soccer Todd Beamer 2, Bothell 1 A thunderous chant from the Beamer locker room rattled the halls of Federal Way Memorial Stadium… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017

Baseball: Federal Way’s Evasick and Beamer’s Elliott named Co-Coaches of the Year

The North Puget Sound League released its 2017 4A baseball All-League selections on Wednesday. Most Valuable Player: Alex McBee (Auburn Mountainview) Coach of the Year:… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2017

Beamer soccer’s Lindberg named NPSL Olympic Coach of the Year

The North Puget Sound League released its 2017 Boys Soccer All-League Selections on Tuesday: Most Valuable Player: Erik De Anda (Auburn Mountainview) Coach of the… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2017