Karts to cars: Jurca ready to make jump

David Jurca loves to drive fast cars.

High school scoreboard

SPSL North standings (through Thursday) — Kentwood 4-1-0, Jefferson 3-1-1, Kentlake 3-2-0, Kentridge 2-1-3, Decatur 2-3-1, Tahoma 1-2-3, Federal Way 1-3-2, Kent-Merdian 0-3-2.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Minor leagues: Ishikawa, Barnette in Class AA

Travis Ishikawa will be starting his fifth season of professional baseball in the minor leagues.

Gym rat: Smith is a perfect 10 at OSU

Tasha Smith has accomplished perfection.

Broussard shines in Northwest Shootout

Federal Way High School senior Aaron Broussard played against the best and excelled against the best.

Harlem Wizards will perform at Todd Beamer

The Harlem Wizards will perform at 7 p.m. May 1 at Todd Beamer High School, 35999 16th Ave. S. The show will benefit the school’s basketball program as well as local parent-teacher associations in the Federal Way School District. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults. To learn more, call Jane Ruston at (253) 945-2570.

Raider baseball splits a pair, remains in third

The Thomas Jefferson Raider baseball team moved into third place in the South Puget Sound League North Division by splitting a pair of games earlier this week.

Decatur grad gets into the flow to expose the sport of swimming

Decatur High School graduate Garrett McCaffrey, 25, is living the good life in Austin, Texas, where he manages his self-created Web site,

High school scoreboard

SPSL North standings (through Thursday) — Kentwood 6-1-0, Jefferson 4-1-2, Kentlake 4-2-2, Decatur 3-4-1, Tahoma 2-2-3, Kentridge 2-3-3, Federal Way 2-4-2, Kent-Merdian 0-6-2.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Sports brief: Gymnastics sectional at Federal Way High School April 12-13

Gymnastic Unlimited is hosting the Seattle sectionals from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 12 and 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 at Federal… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008

World Vision is making Super Bowl loser relevant

World Vision does great work for children and families in need across the globe. Who could argue that?

  • Jun 13, 2008

Beamer track wins prestigious Tacoma Invite

The Todd Beamer track and field teams combined to win the prestigious Tacoma Invitational on Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School. The meet included 38 boys teams and 35 on the girls’ side.

Jurca selected to race in Jetta Cup

Volkswagen of America, Inc. has announced the selection of 30 drivers to compete in the all-new Jetta TDI Cup series, including Federal Way High School graduate David Jurca.

Looper love: TJ senior bags caddy scholarship

Seven high school seniors from Washington, including Thomas Jefferson High School’s Danielle Bennett, have been awarded the Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship, a full-tuition college scholarship renewable for up to four years, for the 2008-09 academic year. Bennett will attend the University of Washington and caddies at the Seattle Golf Club.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Tickets are now on sale for Des Moines Sports Night

• Tickets are currently available for the 2008 Des Moines Sports Night Dinner and Auction on May 10 at the Des Moines Field House. The event will include casino games, silent and live auction, event emcee Bruce King, and a keynote speech from former University of Washington football coach Jim Lambright.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Baseball races in the SPSL heating up

The Thomas Jefferson baseball team handed the Kentlake Falcons their first loss of the South Puget Sound League North Division season Tuesday, 6-5.

WIAA considering new transfer rules at the high-school level

One of several amendments in front of the Washington Interscholastic Activity Association’s (WIAA) Rep Assembly could have big-time effects within the Federal Way School District.