Sports

Federal Way 2008 All-City Baseball Team revealed

List of 2008 Federal Way All-City Baseball players.

  • Jun 13, 2008

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.

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.

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 2008 All-City Fastpitch Team revealed

A listing of players from area high schools on the 2008 Federal Way All-City Fastpitch Team.

Federal Way students trot 25 miles for Mariners tickets

Twenty-five miles separate Enterprise Elementary School from Safeco field. For 25 days, Enterprise Elementary students, parents and staff walk, run or jog the distance — earning an opportunity to go on a field trip to a Mariners baseball game on June 3, 2008, or to earn a T-shirt. Enterprise’s 484 students completed over 4,500 miles this year.

  • Jun 13, 2008

The Des Moines Marina was crowded last Saturday, but the event didn’t call for water sports.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Reid finally gets the call from the Mariners

It looks like Decatur grad Brad Reid will get a chance to play for his hometown organization. The current Bellevue Community College right-handed pitcher was drafted by the Seattle Mariners Friday in the 30th round of the 2008 major league draft. It was the second time Reid has been drafted. The Cleveland Indians selected him after his senior season at Decatur in 2006, but didn’t sign him.

Decatur grad set to revive Green River cross country

Decatur High School graduate Chris Williams will get a chance to restart the cross country program at Auburn’s Green River Community College.

Sports briefs

• Decatur High School boys basketball will again be hosting its Gator Basketball Camp this summer. The camp is for boys and girls entering fourth through ninth grades. The camp runs daily from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 23-26, at Decatur High School.

  • Jun 13, 2008

Seattle Storm players coming to Lake Grove June 19 for Fit Clinic

Close to 50 students at Lake Grove Elementary School will get the chance to see members of the Seattle Storm professional basketball team up close and personal.

Jefferson grad is back on the right foot

Steve Mohn will never forget July 13, 2007. It’s a day that is entrenched in the Thomas Jefferson grad’s mind. And not in a real good way.

Almost-summer fun

our kids recently enjoyed the pool at the Marine Hills Swim and Tennis Club. The public is invited to check out the pool today from… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2008

Highline CC has a new personal training program

Highline Community College’s new personal fitness training program is already helping dozens of students find new careers in a rapidly growing industry.

It’s all muscle in Des Moines

The Des Moines Marina was crowded last Saturday, but the event didn’t call for water sports.

  • Jun 11, 2008

A flippin’ good time

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  • Jun 4, 2008

Decatur’s Cassens finishes second at first state tennis tourney

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

The Thriftway Washington State Women’s Open will be

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

TJ’s Mayne has a new book about sports, etc.

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