Sports

Decatur freshman Meghan Cassens won the district singles title in straight sets over Gig Harbor’s Christy Sipes

Meghan Cassens has won plenty of tournaments during her tennis career.

Decatur freshman Meghan Cassens won the district singles title in straight sets over Gig Harbor’s Christy Sipes

Beamer soccer outlasts Shorewood in state quarterfinals

It was more like a marathon than a soccer match.

Jefferson senior centerfielder Sara Byrne slaps at a ball during Friday’s opening-round game against Tahoma at the West Central District at the Sprinker Recreation Center. The Raiders lost to Tahoma and Kentwood at the tournament.
Jefferson senior centerfielder Sara Byrne slaps at a ball during Friday’s opening-round game against Tahoma at the West Central District at the Sprinker Recreation Center. The Raiders lost to Tahoma and Kentwood at the tournament.

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

Thomas Jefferson graduate Kenny Mayne’s new book

Kenny Mayne has come a long ways since rolling through the halls at Thomas Jefferson High School.

Thomas Jefferson graduate Kenny Mayne’s new book

Johnson ends up in second place at state golf tourney

Broc Johnson just couldn’t overcome the play of Kamiak junior Reid Martin at the Class 4A State Boys Golf Tournament Tuesday and Wednesday at the Avalon Golf Links in Burlington.

Federal Way High School grad David Jurca finished first at last weekend’s VW Jetta TDI Cup race in Virginia.

Federal Way resident David Jurca, 22, won the second round of the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup at a cold and wet Mosport International Raceway in Ontario, Canada, last weekend.

Federal Way High School grad David Jurca finished first at last weekend’s VW Jetta TDI Cup race in Virginia.
Todd Beamer High School hurdler Irene Devera (pictured) is the Titan girls lone representative at the Class 4A State Girls Track and Field Meet at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco. The Titan boys will be one of the favorites to win the team title after capturing the SPSL and West Central District crowns.
Todd Beamer High School hurdler Irene Devera (pictured) is the Titan girls lone representative at the Class 4A State Girls Track and Field Meet at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco. The Titan boys will be one of the favorites to win the team title after capturing the SPSL and West Central District crowns.

All-SPSL Fastpitch teams

Player of year — Felecia Harris, Kentlake

  • Jun 13, 2008
Todd Beamer High School 4x100 runners Josh Waller (left ) and Justin Drayer make a handoff during the Titans’ state championship winning run at the Class 4A State Track and Field Championships in Pasco. The Titans outleaned second-place Cascade in the race.

Malamura, Beamer relay team snare state titles

It was a year of firsts at Friday and Saturday’s Class 4A State Track and Field Championships at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

Todd Beamer High School 4x100 runners Josh Waller (left ) and Justin Drayer make a handoff during the Titans’ state championship winning run at the Class 4A State Track and Field Championships in Pasco. The Titans outleaned second-place Cascade in the race.
Beamer senior Chris Tartaglia (right) battles with Eastlake’s Jordan Strong during Saturday’s third/fourth match at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood. Eastlake won 2-1.

Beamer soccer brings home fourth-place trophy

The Todd Beamer Titans’ first-ever appearance at the Class 4A State Boys Soccer Final Four came up a little short Friday and Saturday at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood.

Beamer senior Chris Tartaglia (right) battles with Eastlake’s Jordan Strong during Saturday’s third/fourth match at Harry Lang Stadium in Lakewood. Eastlake won 2-1.

Decatur freshman Meghan Cassens will have to wait until next year for another attempt at winning a state tennis championship.

High school scoreboard

Class 4A state meet

  • Jun 13, 2008

Sports briefs

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

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2008 All-City Boys Soccer Team

Daniel Nam just looks comfortable dribbling a soccer ball.

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Eight spring sports athletes from Thomas Jefferson participated in the school’s Signing Night on Wednesday inside TJ’s Little Theatre. The athletes all signed their letters of intent to play in the fall at the collegiate level. Participating were
Eight spring sports athletes from Thomas Jefferson participated in the school’s Signing Night on Wednesday inside TJ’s Little Theatre. The athletes all signed their letters of intent to play in the fall at the collegiate level. Participating were
Todd Beamer junior Carson Wolbert (pitching) finished 3-2 on the mound with a 1.69 earned-run average and two saves. Wolbert also led the SPSL South in RBIs with 22 and hit .326 for the Titans.

Federal Way 2008 All-City Baseball Team revealed

List of 2008 Federal Way All-City Baseball players.

  • Jun 13, 2008
Todd Beamer junior Carson Wolbert (pitching) finished 3-2 on the mound with a 1.69 earned-run average and two saves. Wolbert also led the SPSL South in RBIs with 22 and hit .326 for the Titans.

Former Federal Way-area shortstop named D-2 All-American

Central Washington University shortstop Jamie Nilsen is officially an All-American baseball player. The Thomas Jefferson High School graduate has been named a Division II First Team All-American by both Daktronics and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association (NCBWA). Nilsen just finished his senior season for the Wildcats.

The Dirt Devils 10 and under fastpitch team finished second at a USSSA fastpitch tournament last weekend at Celebration Park.

Genders collide for ‘Washington’s Strongest Apple’ competition in Des Moines

Get ready for a competition like no other. Men and women will compete to see who is the strongest person in Washington. The Washington’s Strongest Apple event will start at 10 a.m. June 7 at the Des Moines Marina. This North American Strongman Inc.-sanctioned competition will feature events like the Farmer’s Walk, Apollon Axle Deadlift, Tireflip and Keg Loading.

The Dirt Devils 10 and under fastpitch team finished second at a USSSA fastpitch tournament last weekend at Celebration Park.
Federal Way resident David Jurca

Several Federal Way athletes sign with area junior colleges

Several student-athletes from the Federal Way School District will play sports in the fall at different Northwest Athletic Association of Community College (NWAACC) schools. They have officially signed NWAACC letters of intent.

Federal Way resident David Jurca