Sports

Snoqualmie Casino unveiled the first immersive Seahawks-branded table game experience Sept. 18, 2020, in a ribbon cutting dedication with Snoqualmie Tribe Council members and Snoqualmie Casino executives. Courtesy photo

Gambling Commission OKs pacts with tribes for sports betting

Agreements with 15 tribes await approval by the governor and the feds.

 

Decatur High School had nine players chosen for All-NPSL baseball. Photo courtesy of "Gator Baseball" Twitter @gatorbaseball21

21 local athletes selected for NPSL 3A/4A All-League baseball teams

Players selected for top league honors by vote of league coaches.

 

London Houston. Courtesy photo

Federal Way senior London Houston makes two USA Nationals wrestling teams

Seventeen-year-old wrestler won the High School National Recruiting Showcase at 132-pounds in March.

 

Federal Way Memorial Stadium. Photo by Senad Tiric

FWPS welcomes spectators back to high school sporting events

Two passes for home game attendance will be provided to each athlete.

Federal Way Memorial Stadium. Photo by Senad Tiric
A Decatur High School athlete works out at a conditioning practice on Feb. 23. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

Let the games begin: High school athletes prepare for sports to resume

First sports season to start Monday, March 8.

A Decatur High School athlete works out at a conditioning practice on Feb. 23. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Don McConnaughey, courtesy photo

Longtime Highline College coach, athletic director dies at 90

Don McConnaughey was the ‘architect of the Highline College athletic department.’

Don McConnaughey, courtesy photo
The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror

FWPS athletes to begin in-person practices Feb. 18

The North Puget Sound League, which includes Federal Way schools, will have three distinct sports seasons beginning March 8.

The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. Olivia Sullivan/the Mirror
Photo courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders sign Federal Way native Kelyn Rowe

Rowe, 29, is a Federal Way High School graduate.

Photo courtesy of Seattle Sounders FC
Kentwood High football. FILE PHOTO

WIAA Executive Board revises Season 1 sports in response to state guidelines

Practices scheduled to begin Feb. 1 for football, volleyball, soccer and 5 other sports

  • Jan 7, 2021
Kentwood High football. FILE PHOTO
Floyd Little was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010 after a 30-year wait. File photo

Floyd Little, football legend and former Federal Way businessman, dies at 78

Little died on Jan. 1 after a battle with cancer.

Floyd Little was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2010 after a 30-year wait. File photo
Jaden McDaniels pictured at a Federal Way High School game vs. Rogers High School in February 2019. Photo courtesy of Senad Tiric

Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels drafted to NBA

The FWHS graduate was drafted to the Minnesota Timberwolves as the 28th pick overall.

Jaden McDaniels pictured at a Federal Way High School game vs. Rogers High School in February 2019. Photo courtesy of Senad Tiric
The Mercer Island boys basketball celebrates their 61-36 victory over Interlake in the 3A KingCo championship game on Feb. 11, 2020, at Sammamish High School. File photo

WIAA pushes back return to play for prep sports

Season 2 now begins Feb. 1 and seasons have been shortened to seven weeks each.

The Mercer Island boys basketball celebrates their 61-36 victory over Interlake in the 3A KingCo championship game on Feb. 11, 2020, at Sammamish High School. File photo
In this file photo from March 2020, the Federal Way High School boys basketball team reacts in the final minutes of the state quarterfinals game against Mt. Si High School. File photo

New guidelines released for return of prep sports in WA

The new plan places counties and sports in three-tier systems. No signs of a quicker return to play.

In this file photo from March 2020, the Federal Way High School boys basketball team reacts in the final minutes of the state quarterfinals game against Mt. Si High School. File photo
File Photo/Kent Reporter

Emerald Downs increases horse racing purses

Betting up 67% over last year

File Photo/Kent Reporter
Sports card fanatic finds a home at FW Farmers Market

Sports card fanatic finds a home at FW Farmers Market

Richard Davis, 87, sells sports cards from his 100,000 card collection at the farmers market each week.

Sports card fanatic finds a home at FW Farmers Market
Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices
Fall sports postponed for FWPS middle, high schools

Fall sports postponed for FWPS middle, high schools

The NPSL recently moved all Season 1 sports into Season 3 beginning in March.

Fall sports postponed for FWPS middle, high schools
Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo
The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo

WIAA modifies prep sports calendar; football moved to spring

Washington’s high school athletics governing body announced its revised plans for the upcoming school year Tuesday evening (July 21), and football is moving to the… Continue reading

The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo
WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports