Sports

Brilhante takes over basketball program at Todd Beamer

The Brent Brilhante era is officially underway at Todd Beamer High School. The 1997 Decatur High School graduate was named the Titans’ head boys basketball coach on Wednesday.

Federal Way High School seniors Justin Southern and Greylin James will get to keep playing football in the fall. The Eagle pair have signed letters of intent to play at Eastern Oregon University after stellar careers at Federal Way.

Western Washington University junior Brandon Brown has been named Great Northwest Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week.

Beamer baseball wins sixth in a row

The Todd Beamer baseball team just keeps winning. The Titans rolled to their sixth win in a row Friday over the Bethel Braves, 5-2. Beamer currently sits in second place with an 8-2 record in the South Puget Sound League South Division and 10-4 overall. Puyallup sits atop the division with a perfect 10-0 record.

Decatur High School senior guard Marcus Tibbs has always had the goal of playing Division I basketball. He will get that chance.

Stay-at-home mom takes over Beamer girls hoops

Heather Sugg loves being around kids. That fact is evident when you look at Sugg’s “day job.” Sugg is officially a Federal Way stay-at-home mom to her four young children.

The Thriftway Washington State Women’s Open will once again be played at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way, June 2-4.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Trufant, other Seahawks will kickoff renovation at Boys and Girls Club

Seattle Seahawks players Marcus Trufant, Kelly Jennings, Jordan Kent and Ben Obomanu will help kickoff the renovation of the Federal Way Boys and Girls Club from 1 to 3 p.m. April 24.

HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD

SPSL North standings (through Thursday) — Kentwood 7-1-1, Jefferson 6-1-2, Kentlake 4-2-2, Tahoma 3-2-4, Decatur 3-4-1, Kentridge 2-4-3, Federal Way 2-5-2, Kent-Merdian 0-7-2.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Federal Way Knights finish 7th in Arizona

The Federal Way Knights under-13 baseball team made a strong impression under the spring sun of Arizona.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Life can throw a knee-buckling curve ball. Just ask Carsten Bocchi.

No-hitter and three homers in one game highlight week

t Decatur’s Bailey baffles K-M; FW’s Elliot clubs three

Lake fishing kicks off today

Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) are estimating up to 300,000 anglers to cast their fishing lines this weekend. Today marks opening day of lowland lake fishing in Washington.

Kentwood remains on top of North with win over TJ, 2-0

In a showdown for first place in the South Puget Sound League North Division soccer standings, the Kentwood Conquerors got the best of Jefferson Tuesday night.

High school scoreboard

SPSL North standings (through Thursday) — Kentwood 8-1-1, Jefferson 6-2-2, Tahoma 5-2-4, Kentlake 5-4-2, Kentridge 4-4-3, Decatur 3-6-1, Federal Way 3-6-2, Kent-Merdian 0-9-2.

  • Jun 13, 2008

When Bocchi arrived, doctors took one look at his left shoulder and immediately put him on an ambulance and rushed him to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, which is the Puget Sound’s only trauma center. Bocchi spent two days in Seattle, hooked to an IV, receiving blood thinners for the clot that developed near his left clavicle.

  • Jun 13, 2008

RBI by sophomore shortstop Hannah Kiyohara in the bottom of the seventh inning

RBI by sophomore shortstop Hannah Kiyohara in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Kiyohara RBI moved the Raiders into a tie for second place in the SPSL North with Kentwood and Kentridge. All three teams sit at 7-3 in the North. Kentlake leads the division with a perfect 10-0 record.

  • Jun 13, 2008

The win over Tahoma, with a 5-0 shutout of Kentridge

The win over Tahoma, coupled with a 5-0 shutout of Kentridge on Wednesday, improved the Eagles to 8-4 in the SPSL North. Federal Way has won seven games in a row after starting the season just 1-8. Jarred Lee threw a complete-game shutout against Kentridge. Lee allowed just six hits and was helped offensively by freshman Nick Tanielu, who was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Sports briefs

The Thriftway Washington State Women’s Open will once again be played at the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club in Federal Way, June 2-4.