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Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 10: Cayden Boardway

TJHS senior scores two rushing touchdowns in Sept. 3 game.

 

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Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Sept. 10: Lyla Yesiltepe

TJHS junior scores second place in first golf match of the season.

 

Decatur High School grad Janson Junk made his Major League Baseball debut with the Los Angeles Angels. Photo courtesy of Angels Baseball

Decatur grad Janson Junk makes MLB debut with Angels

Federal Way’s Janson Junk has made it to the big leagues. Junk, 25, made his Major League Baseball debut as pitcher for the Los Angeles… Continue reading

 

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Athletes of the Week: Your local high school cheer teams

Athlete of the Week highlights two athletes from a Federal Way high school each week. To kick off this year’s Athlete of the Week series,… Continue reading

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Talia Walton in high school playing for Federal Way in the state championships. File photo

Former UW Husky, WNBA player takes over Renton scholastic sports

Federal Way HS basketball alum Talia Walton aims to rally the community around sports.

Talia Walton in high school playing for Federal Way in the state championships. File photo
A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing

State announces mask requirements for student sports, performing arts

Athletes are not required to wear masks when participating in sports of any contact level while outside.

A Decatur High School student in Federal Way participates in a conditioning workout in Feb. 2021 as the state eased back in to in-person activities. Olivia Sullivan/Sound Publishing
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Decatur softball celebrates first 10-win season in 50 years

NPSL All-League 4A softball honors recently announced.

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Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.

Former Seattle Seahawks player Richard Sherman charged with five misdemeanors in King County

Charges were filed following an incident at home of Sherman’s in-laws in Redmond.

Screenshot of video obtained by Redmond police shows Richard Sherman trying to break into the Redmond home of his in-laws.
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Redmond Police arrest former Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman

Redmond Police allege former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman crashed into a cement barrier on a State Route 520 off-ramp then fled the scene before… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2021
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Federal Way National Little League sends 8 teams to District 10 tournaments

The District 10 All Star Little League season kicked off on June 12 with the ages 8/9/10 and ages 9/10/11 District 10 softball tournaments. The… Continue reading

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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.

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
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.

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

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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.’

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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
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Seattle Sounders sign Federal Way native Kelyn Rowe

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

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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
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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