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Decatur tennis takes down Federal Way for a second time — Results

The Decatur Golden Gators beat the Federal Way Eagles 5-0 in their North Puget Sound League matchup of the season Monday at Decatur High School.… Continue reading


Faoa honors grandparents in final season

Federal Way Eagles senior lineman Timothy Faoa is loved. Coaches call him Tim. Teammates call him Timmy, and Federal Way parents go with the more… Continue reading


Saghalie Park heartbeat of Federal Way athletics | Full-Court Press

Monday afternoon was ugly. If you took a moment to step outside, you saw what I am talking about. It was like all of the… Continue reading


Draw with Ravens a learning experience for Raiders

Thomas Jefferson soccer coach Josh Hauck would not say it directly, but his Raiders needed a match like this one. Through its first two matches… Continue reading

Raiders avoid loss in draw with Auburn Riverside

For the first time this season, Thomas Jefferson girls soccer played with its back against the wall. And, for the first time this season, Raiders… Continue reading

Belal continues to be an athletics gem in Federal Way with latest program | Full-Court Press

Federal Way FC Coaching Director Fawzi Belal is a visionary. You have probably walked by him over a dozen times at the Commons Mall or… Continue reading

Bisaillon turned to Kung Fu in time of tragedy

Editor’s note: This is part two of a three-part series on Federal Way resident Lakota Bisaillon’s martial arts journey to China. Part one can be… Continue reading

Federal Way Mirror male Athlete of the Week: Matthew Arnold

Thomas Jefferson Raiders boys tennis player Matthew Arnold was nominated and selected as the Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Week for Sept. 15. Q:… Continue reading

Federal Way Mirror female Athlete of the Week: Stephanie Burnham

Thomas Jefferson Raiders girls golfer Stephanie Burnham was nominated and selected as the Federal Way Mirror Athlete of the Week for Sept. 15. Q: What… Continue reading

Federal Way school board approves collective bargaining agreement

Federal Way Public Schools and the Federal Way Education Association reached a tentative agreement on a compensation package for district staff. The Federal Way Public… Continue reading

Federal Way group creates first comic book

Federal Way residents Johnny Adams and his wife, Heather Nixon, were throwing comic book character ideas back and forth at one another one day, and… Continue reading

Federal Way Eagles run game stuns Chargers in rout

The Federal Way Eagles were not about to let this one get away. After their surprising loss to the Tahoma Bears to open the season,… Continue reading

Federal Way golfer Jeong shows why sports really are great | Full-Court Press

Sports are a funny thing. Regardless of the level at which they are performed, sports, no matter how cliche the saying has become, are truly… Continue reading

Beamer grad seeks inner peace on Kunyu Mountain despite challenges Editor’s note: This is part one of a three-part series on Federal Way resident’s Lakota Bisaillon’s martial arts journey to China. There is no… Continue reading

Class in session for Campbell and 2017-18 FWPS school year

Federal Way Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Tammy Campbell is going back to school. While Campbell herself will not be a student this year, she will,… Continue reading

Highline’s Puente Program aims to build bridge for disadvantaged students

Maria Toloza-Meza has waited for this opportunity for a long time. When the Federal Way resident was going through the education system, she needed someone… Continue reading

Meers Homestead to become history in a new form

Federal Way’s plan for the West Hylebos Basin is taking another step forward. In December of 2015, the city purchased the Larson-Justice property, a two-acre… Continue reading

Volleyball desperately needs more coaches like Beamer’s Culliton | Full-Court Press

Kim Culliton thought her question was relatively simple. In reality, it was. When Culliton met with Beamer volleyball players after accepting the job to become… Continue reading

School board approves 2017-18 $323.7 million general fund budget

To keep up with today’s fast-paced educational landscape, money must be spent. Federal Way Public Schools is no exception. The Federal Way school board approved… Continue reading

Karabaich named Decatur girls soccer coach

Angie Karabaich knew that accepting the job as the Decatur Golden Gators varsity girls soccer coach would not be easy. Despite the struggles on and… Continue reading