Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for April 12: Gunter Nzapangolombi

TJHS senior sprints to glory on Raiders track and field team.

Thomas Jefferson High School’s Gunter Nzapangolombi, track and field, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for April 12.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Calculus.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Playing soccer and basketball.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My mom.

Q: Do you have a pre­game/competition ritual or post­game tradition, and what is it?

A: No.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “Get ‘Em” by Gawvi.

From the sidelines: TJHS senior Gunter Nzapangolombi won two events and placed second at the meet against Kentlake on March 28. Gunter won the high jump at 5 feet 8 inches and won the discus throw of 126’-0. His second-place finish was in the 100M.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@federalwaymirror.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.federalwaymirror.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Sports

COURTESY FILE PHOTO, Emerald Downs
Emerald Downs announces revised 2020 stakes schedule

Racing starts June 22; first featured race Aug. 2

FILE PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
T-Birds issue ticket refunds, exchanges for cancelled games in Kent

17,000 tickets sold for three March contests at ShoWare Center

Decatur senior to bowl at collegiate level

Team captain and league MVP Ruth Magana signed her National Letter of Intent at home last week.

T-Birds select 13 players in Bantam Draft

Seattle trades goalie Roddy Ross to Regina for three draft picks

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

Emerald Downs still plans to have horse racing season in 2020

Horse training continues at Auburn racetrack

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

T-Birds select Dauner, Mackie in Western Hockey League U.S. Prospects Draft

Dauner is a center from Fargo; Mackie is a defenseman from Anchorage

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)
WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for March 13: Sampson Mitchell

Decatur wrestler wraps up senior season as NPSL 220-pound sub-regional champion.

Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for March 13: Ruth Magana

Decatur senior captain leads bowling team to second consecutive NPSL, West Central District championship titles.

Local high school bowlers take All-League honor teams by force

Decatur senior Ruth Magana voted MVP; Federal Way’s Sami Isaacs deemed Coach of the Year by NPSL.