Esbenshade sets state squat record at ripe age of 58

Women are not supposed to be strong. During her time in high school in the mid-1970s, this was and still is a perception in the… Continue reading

Desna Soccer Club competes in Russia

Desna Soccer Club finally returned to the Motherland. Desna, a local Federal Way soccer club, began in Russia in 1999. The name “Desna” came from… Continue reading

Decatur RHP Junk quiets doubters in signing with Yankees

When Janson Junk walked through the doors of the New York Yankees clubhouse at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, for the first time… Continue reading

Where oh where have all the boxers gone | Full-Court Press

The current state of boxing is on the ropes. There’s no question about it. You need look no further than boxing’s current big ticket, affectionately… Continue reading

Smith hopes to construct a legacy by his late father’s example

Oregon State University senior and Decatur alum Spencer Smith knows a thing or two about being pushed beyond limits. He traded in football and wrestling… Continue reading

Workman living a childhood dream | Full-Court Press

If the Hallmark channel taught us anything, it’s that it’s never too late to chase a dream. For Decatur High School sophomore Adrion Workman, it’s… Continue reading

Rowe leading Federal Way to potential pot of gold | Full-Court Press

Even professional athletes have unfulfilled dreams. Kelyn Rowe, former Federal Way High School midfielder and current New England Revolution utility man, was one of them.… Continue reading

Peterson finds a new calling in coaching with Federal Way FC

In a span of 90 days in 2013, Jenna Peterson’s dream of playing professional soccer both came true and ended. After three months, the 2008… Continue reading

Parents need to let go of the fear and just let them play | Full-Court Press

Living life in fear isn’t a life worth living. That painfully obvious statement often goes right out the window with parents, however, when a kid… Continue reading

Federal Way National 10-11 All-Star team advances to state

The Federal Way National 10-11 All-Stars rallied for two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull out a dramatic 6-5 victory in… Continue reading

Hawks to play storied Ducks team from Southern California

The Federal Way Hawks have a reputation to uphold. The players, comprised of 11- and 12-year-olds who compete in the Greater Puget Sound Youth Football… Continue reading

Synchronized swimming classes available at Twin Lakes

Pacific Waves Synchronized Swimming is offering introductory synchronized swimming classes from 4:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday from July 17-21 at the Twin Lakes pool for… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2017

Let the Titans have their rings, seriously | Full-Court Press

Ground-breaking hard work pays off, and it usually gets rewarded. Academic institutions of all levels and employers across the world have preached it since the… Continue reading

Jefferson to host Raider Summer Basketball Camp

The Thomas Jefferson High School Raiders basketball program will host the 2017 Raider Summer Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 10-14 at Thomas… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2017

Federal Way Eagles’ Cola named Federal Way Mirror’s Male Athlete of the Year

Last summer was supposed to be a time of new beginnings for Federal Way High School center Malcolm Cola. After missing most of his junior… Continue reading

Beamer PG McEachin named Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Year

Todd Beamer High School girls basketball coach Corey Alexander couldn’t get his senior point guard and team captain Jahpera McEachin to stick around a little… Continue reading

Decatur basketball helps during Silver Lake Elementary Field Day event

Decatur boys basketball went back to where it all started Tuesday. Gators head coach David Choi took 12 members of the program to his alma… Continue reading

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