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Thomas Jefferson senior Zachary Martin has signed a letter of intent to play tennis at Grand View University in Des Moines

TENNIS: Jefferson’s Martin signs to play at Grand View University

Thomas Jefferson senior Zachary Martin will continue his tennis career at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa, in the fall.

Thomas Jefferson senior Zachary Martin has signed a letter of intent to play tennis at Grand View University in Des Moines
The Seattle Sounders FC announced Wednesday that they have inked Todd Beamer High School grad Sean Okoli to a Homegrown Player contract.

SOCCER: Sounders FC signs Beamer grad Sean Okoli

The hometown Seattle Sounders FC have added another Federal Way school district graduate to its roster. The Sounders announced Wednesday that they have inked Todd Beamer High School grad Sean Okoli to a Homegrown Player contract.

The Seattle Sounders FC announced Wednesday that they have inked Todd Beamer High School grad Sean Okoli to a Homegrown Player contract.

Four Federal Way high schools set to play in same SPSL 4A division

Everything seems to point toward all four Federal Way high schools playing in the same division of the South Puget Sound League (SPSL) in the fall.

BASKETBALL: Beamer girls beat No. 8 Puyallup; Decatur’s Smith hits game-winner

The third-ranked Beamer girls basketball team took total control of the South Puget Sound League South Division Tuesday night with a commanding 56-39 win over previously-unbeaten Puyallup Vikings.

Federal Way senior Keenan Curran (2) gave verbal commitment to play in the fall at San Jose State University. Curran will play safety for the Spartans.

FOOTBALL: Federal Way’s Keenan Curran will play at San Jose State

Federal Way High School defensive back Keenan Curran will play football in the fall at San Jose State University. The senior announced his decision on his Twitter account Tuesday morning.

Federal Way senior Keenan Curran (2) gave verbal commitment to play in the fall at San Jose State University. Curran will play safety for the Spartans.
Federal Way native Lamar Neagle signed an extension with the Seattle Sounder FC Monday

MLS: Federal Way’s Lamar Neagle signs extension with Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders FC has signed midfielder Lamar Neagle to a contract extension, the club announced Monday afternoon. Per Major League Soccer (MLS) and club policy, terms were not disclosed.

Federal Way native Lamar Neagle signed an extension with the Seattle Sounder FC Monday
Federal Way native J.R. Celski will attempt to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

SPEEDSKATING: Celski dominates Olympic Trials, headed to Sochi

Federal Way's J.R. Celski is officially an Olympian — again.

Federal Way native J.R. Celski will attempt to qualify for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi

BASKETBALL: Beamer girls remain unbeaten with two more wins

The third-ranked Todd Beamer Titans remained unbeaten on the season with a pair of wins last weekend. The Titans beat a solid Mercer Island Saturday night at home, 55-42, and blew out Graham-Kapowsin Friday in South Puget Sound League South Division Friday, 69-7.

BASKETBALL: Fourth-ranked Beamer finally topples No. 2 Mount Rainier, 64-59

Revenge was pretty sweet for the Todd Beamer High School girls basketball team. The fourth-ranked Titans snuck by the Mount Rainier Rams Friday night in a matchup of the two heavyweights in the South Puget Sound League, 64-59.

WRESTLING: Decatur wins prestigious Winter Cup in Hanford

The Decatur High School wrestling team continues to impress during their early-season schedule. The Gators won the prestigious title at the Winter Cup in Hanford High School in the Tri-Cities over the weekend.

Jefferson senior Rodrigo Robles holds the Class 4A state championship trophy after the Raiders beat Union

Benson Henderson had quite a 2012 and the honors kept rolling in for the Decatur High School graduate as 2013 began.

Jefferson senior Rodrigo Robles holds the Class 4A state championship trophy after the Raiders beat Union
Federal Way senior Keenan Curran (2) gave verbal commitment to play in the fall at San Jose State University. Curran will play safety for the Spartans.

FOOTBALL: McClatcher, Curran named to Class 4A All-State Team

A pair of Federal Way High School football players capped their seasons by being named to the Associated Press' 2013 Washington All-State first-team last week.

Federal Way senior Keenan Curran (2) gave verbal commitment to play in the fall at San Jose State University. Curran will play safety for the Spartans.
Jefferson senior Rodrigo Robles holds the Class 4A state championship trophy after the Raiders beat Union

The year in Federal Way sports — 2013

Benson Henderson had quite a 2012 and the honors kept rolling in for the Decatur High School graduate as 2013 began.

Jefferson senior Rodrigo Robles holds the Class 4A state championship trophy after the Raiders beat Union
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Doxon Toyota enters into partnership with youth soccer organizations

The two organizations that govern youth soccer in Federal Way entered into a historic sponsorship deal with a local car dealership late last week.

The owner of Doxon Toyota in Auburn
Federal Way’s Piper Hutchinson was named a first-team

Mirror’s 2013 All-City Girls Soccer Team

Gabriela Pelogi, Federal Way — The junior was named the Player of the Year in the South Puget Sound League South Division after leading the Eagles into the postseason. Pelogi proved to not only be the best player in the SPSL, but also one of the better players in the state.

Federal Way’s Piper Hutchinson was named a first-team

BASKETBALL: Ranked Beamer boys and girls blow away Bethel

Beamer — The ninth-ranked Titans (5-1 overall, 4-0 SPSL South) remained unbeaten in the SPSL with an 83-55 win over Bethel Tuesday. Beamer got another huge game from Bogdon Bliznyuk, who finished with 28 points. The senior forward is averaging 20.7 points. Trey Burch-Manning chipped in 15 points against Bethel. He is averaging 15.7 points a game this season.

WRESTLING: Decatur wins third-straight Hurricane Harris Invite title

It's been three years since Robert "Hurricane" Harris drown during a family barbecue at Lake Tapps. The former Decatur High School wrestler went into the lake in September 2011 to retrieve a football that was floating on the water.

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Seahawks’ shutout wins $35,000 for 12 lucky customers of Jet Chevrolet

It doesn't seem like there is anything that is going to stop the Seattle Seahawks this season, especially the New York Giants' offense. The Seahawks blew away the Giants Sunday morning, 23-0, at Met Life Stadium in New Jersey. The victory moved Seattle to 12-2 and one step closer to clinching home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

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Federal Way junior Chico McClatcher had a huge season for the Eagles

Mirror’s 2013 All-City Football Team

Keenan Curran, Federal Way — The senior wasn’t the prototypical pocket passer for the Eagles.

Federal Way junior Chico McClatcher had a huge season for the Eagles

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Decatur wrestlers win tournament title; Beamer basketball dominates

The Decatur wrestling team got their season started in impressive fashion Saturday with a win at the John Birbeck Invitational at Timberline High School. The Gators, who should have one of the better Class 3A teams in the state this season, outdistanced second-place Peninsula at the 15-team tournament.