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Geologists aim to keep schools standing when the ground moves  The Olympian

Along with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington state geologists are studying 220 public school buildings across the state to determine ...



Fife’s deepest run in 2A state football playoffs ends at hands of Lynden in semifinals  The News Tribune

No. 7 Fife High School saw their dream season come to an end in the semifinals, losing 31-0 to No. 3 Lynden.



‘Ground-and-pound’ players like lineman Soli Paleso’o look to lead Fife back to state playoffs  The News Tribune

The Trojans lost their crossover game to 2A SPSL Sound champion Steilacoom, and advanced to the first round of the state playoffs — for the second time in the ...



Ginnis shines as Fife wins 2A SPSL title, spoils No. 3 Steilacoom’s undefeated season  The News Tribune

Fife High School football coach Kent Nevin wanted his team to focus on one thing Friday night in Steilacoom — playing Fife's brand of ground-and-pound ...



‘We just got it snowballing.’ 21-point swing late in the first half propels Fife to win over Franklin...  The News Tribune

The Fife Trojans (5-1) ran away with a rain-smeared 42-27 road win against Class 2A SPSL Mountain rival Franklin Pierce (4-2) to push their division winning ...



Gannon Ginnis has one of the longest punts in the nation this season. But, that’s not all he does for Fife  The Olympian

Ginnis' career-long punt of 82 yards ranks sixth in the nation in distance this season. But, he's also Fife's leading passer, rusher, a lockdown safety, and has the ...



State football roundup: Late field goal, defensive stop lift Fife to 2A quarterfinals  The News Tribune

The Trojans outlasted North Kitsap to advance, while Steilacoom routed Sequim in Bremerton. Washington's season ended at the hands of defending 2A ...



2A SPSL Mountain football preview: Top teams, players for 2018  The News Tribune

Team to beat, players to watch and predicted league finish for the 2A SPSL Sound Division.



Fife clinches second straight undefeated 2A SPSL Mountain title with win over White River  The News Tribune

After defeating White River, 35-17, on Friday night in Fife, the Trojans secured a second consecutive undefeated division title. Fife (7-1) has not lost a division ...



DNR Survey: Fife HS more susceptible than previously thought to collapsing during major quake  KIRO Seattle

Simply put: the softer the soil, the slower the seismic waves move through it, the greater the earthquake damage.



Tacoma hosts the football state championships this weekend. Where are the 12 teams competing from?  The News Tribune

Twelve high school football programs from around Washington will make their way to the Tacoma Dome on Friday and Saturday to compete for state titles.



Fife grinds past Foss ... finally. Malachi Afework helps Trojans stun defending state champions  The News Tribune

Malachi Afework hit a pair of free throws late and scored a team-high 14 points to lead Fife to a 61-58 win and stun the defending 2A state champions, Foss, on ...



Class reunions for 2018  The News Tribune

Stadium High School Class of 1958 60th Class Reunion. 3-8 p.m. Aug. 11. Tacoma Yacht Club, 5401 Yacht Club Road, Tacoma. Lani David ...



Mumps spreads: Four students stricken in Fife School District  The News Tribune

Students at four schools — one at each school — in the Fife district have had confirmed cases of mumps, officials said Wednesday. This follows cases in ...



Fife’s captain quarterback acts older than his age. His family needs him to  The News Tribune

Fife senior quarterback Falani Jennings is “that kid I would adopt,” Fife coach Kent Nevin said. He has a character above his age, Nevin says, and Jennings ...



Signing day is approaching for 2019 football recruits. Whose stock is on the rise?  The Olympian

So far, 11 players from Washington in the 2019 class have made verbal commitments to Division I programs. But, three weeks into the season, a handful of ...



Parent or coach? For Fife’s father-son duo, balancing the two is a constant challenge  The News Tribune

Fife coach Mark Schelbert has been at the school for 19 years. But he's never had to coach his son as a senior captain, Cooper Schelbert, until this season. No.



Fife lineman didn’t start playing football until 2 years ago. Now he’s committed to UW  The News Tribune

Fife's Ulumoo “MJ” Ale, a 6-foot-6, 330-pound lineman, verbally committed to play football at the University of Washington, despite having only played the past ...



Fife baseball focused, humble about its hot season  The News Tribune

As far as curses go, it's safe to say that Fife High School's baseball team has broken it. That is, if there ever was one.



UW recruiting class has a little bit of everything, including an ‘impressive’ Fife lineman  The News Tribune

Washington's 2018 class is widely hailed as one of the nation's best. MJ Ale of Fife watched it all come together, and is a big reason why.



Princesses from ‘Frozen?’ No, Annika and Elsa are volleyball phenoms  The News Tribune

Sisters Annika and Elsa Linden hear it all the time — are they named after the princesses from the popular Disney film “Frozen”? But while they don't have ...



Fife drivers: Slow down near school, or risk traffic camera ticket  TheNewsTribune.com

Drivers in the vicinity of Fife High School will need to exercise extra caution starting Sept. 3. That's the first day of school in Fife, and the first day that the city's ...



Fife loses QB and UW-bound lineman, falls short in 24-14 state-playoff loss to Liberty  The News Tribune

Fife quarterback Falani Jennings left after the first series and UW-bound lineman MJ Ale left after the second defensive series and Fife couldn't overcome the ...



Flores’ hat trick powers Fife to 4-1 road win over Franklin Pierce  The News Tribune

Bryan Flores netted a hat trick and Fife avenged its lone defeat of the season as the Trojans defeated Franklin Pierce, 4-1, in SPSL 2A boys soccer Friday night.



Ex-rugby player MJ Ale vows to be more ‘football player’ this year at Fife  The News Tribune

Fife's Ulumoo “MJ” Ale was a rugby standout when he lived in Australia, but learning to play football has been a transition that is still taking time.



‘This is our sport’: Fife’s Nixon family owns spring HS season  The News Tribune

Wesley Nixon has one final season to play for his father, Fife High School baseball coach Shane Nixon, while his mother, Michelle, coaches Fife's softball team ...



Huskies enter season as contenders for Pac-12 title, CFP Championship  Seattle PI

College football's first full slate of games will kick off this weekend, starting another year of triumph and heartbreak for programs around the country. For the ...



The News Tribune's 2018 Western 100: The top HS football recruits on the West Coast  The News Tribune

Top high school football recruits from Alaska (none), Arizona (7), British Columbia (none), California (57), Colorado (5), Hawaii (1), Idaho (2), Montana (none), ...



Read with a Princess Daffodil Royalty visit the library  Tacoma Weekly

Spring has returned to the Pacific Northwest once again, and has brought with it not only sunny yellow daffodils in local gardens, but also the Daffodil Festival ...



Teen says former teacher wanted her to come over and 'cuddle'  KOMO News

FIFE, Wash. -- A Fife High School student claims her former junior high school teacher wanted her to come over and "cuddle." Instead, the police came over and ...



2A SPSL all-league baseball teams: Fife’s Wes Nixon, Highline’s Nicholas Hovland earn MVP honors  The News Tribune

The 2A South Puget Sound League's Mountain and Sound divisions released their 2017 all-league baseball teams, including Mountain MVP Wes Nixon of Fife ...



Tacoma Athletic Commission to honor area individuals  The Suburban Times

The Distinguished Achievement Awards event is schedule for Thursday, January 11 and the public is welcome to attend. In addition to honoring a number of ...



HOME STRETCH AT THE NET – Foss tries to keep up, while Fife keeps pace  Tacoma Weekly

Story by Justin Gimse - Photos by Rocky Ross jgimse@tacomaweekly.com Any fan of sports can tell you about the big upsets they've witnessed over the years.



Week 10 playoffs: High school football games to watch, predictions  The News Tribune

The Week 10 district football playoffs are here and here are the high school football games to watch and TNT picks. Auburn Mountainview takes on Puyallup, ...



Sinnes no longer Fife’s girls basketball coach; he takes over boys program at Auburn Mountainview  The News Tribune

Matt Sinnes steps down as the girls basketball coach at Fife High School to take over as the boys basketball coach at Auburn Mountainview for Thomas ...



Fife High School Senior Signs College Commitment - Fife High School  DigitalSports

WASHINGTON- Fife High School is proud to announce that one of their senior athletes, Eva Linden, will be signing their national letter of intent during the NCAA ...



Tacoma, other schools play waiting game for class-size reduction funds  TheNewsTribune.com

For more than 40 years, Tacoma kindergarten teacher Lin Riggio has been answering what she calls “Teacher, you know what?” questions. They're the tidbits ...



Washington Huskies 2018 recruiting class  seattlepi.com

OL MJ Ale Fife High School (Tacoma) 6-foot-6, 331 pounds. The hulking offensive lineman has only been playing football for three years after moving to Tacoma ...



RACE FOR MAYOR 2017 Tacoma Weekly interviews the candidates  Tacoma Weekly

Following last week's interview with Tacoma mayoral candidate Victoria Woodards, this week the Tacoma Weekly sat down with candidate Jim Merritt to talk ...



Tacoma is about to vote for a new mayor. Who are we deciding between?  The News Tribune

Tacoma mayoral candidates Victoria Woodards and Jim Merritt are close on many of the issues but differ greatly on a few and come from very different ...



So where are they going to put all those new Sound Transit light rail stations?  KIRO Seattle

Q: Where is Sound Transit going to put the new light rail stations along the line that will connect Pierce County to Sea-Tac Airport?



Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $86000 in Scholarships to 82 Washington High School Seniors  Business Wire

Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded $86000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 82 Washington students as part of its.



Huskies like what Kaleb McGary gives them at right tackle  The News Tribune

When the Washington Huskies coach was recruiting the former Fife High School star, he made it clear he thought his best fit was as an offensive lineman.



College Football Countdown: Washington's Kaleb McGary is the Best No. 58 in College Football  HERO Sports

Washington right tackle Kaleb McGary has started 33 games.



Hot Rods 4 Hearts 2018 Raises Funds for American Heart Association  southsoundtalk.com

Hot Rods 4 Hearts Car Show raises funds for the American Heart Association, and it's a lot of fun with all kinds of cars, live entertainment and family fun.



‘Grim Reaper’ walks the halls of Fife High School  Q13 FOX

FIFE, Wash. -- Police are using a scary technique to keep teens from drinking and driving: the Grim Reaper. With the prom right around the corner, cops say it's a ...



LeBron gets 44, passes Wilt in LA’s 126-117 win over Blazers  The News Tribune

LeBron James had a season-high 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Lakers' 126-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.



FOSS FALCONS RETURN TO WINNING WAYS  Tacoma Weekly

Last season, there were several high school basketball teams from the City of Destiny that flirted with a state championship run. When the dust settled following ...



Daffodil Parade rings in spring despite stormy skies  Tacoma Weekly

If there is anyone who can make a sunny day out of a stormy one, it's the 2018 Daffodil Festival Royal Court. On Saturday, April 7, the 85th Daffodil Festival ...



Puyallup Tribal Police officer’s gang prevention program puts students first  The News Tribune

Puyallup Tribal Police Department's Allan Gerking introduced the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program at Chief Leschi Schools and ...



The area’s newest wood-fired pizza restaurant is on the edge of Pierce County  The News Tribune

Wilkeson, on the edge of Pierce County near Buckley, just welcomed a new restaurant. The Carlson Block is located inside a historic building that once held a ...



Spreading peanut butter in a hungry world  Tacoma Weekly

There's nothing better than the aroma of *fresh* bread just out of a hot car. Every Monday at 7 p.m., Jenni Carpenter, who organizes a volunteer effort called PB&J ...



Know the history of Tacoma’s iconic St. Joe’s hospital? It all starts with the Sisters  The News Tribune

Four Sisters of St. Francis weave their personal histories with the 125-year-history of St. Joseph Medical Center. The Sisters founded the Tacoma hospital in ...



Lakes Boys Win Relay Title, While Gig Harbor Girls Finish Second Overall  southsoundtalk.com

The Lakes High School boys' track team last won the Class 3A state championship in the 4 x 100 relay in 2002 when the Lancers captured their third ...



Is football worth the risk? Death of Evergreen football player renews player safety concerns  TheNewsTribune.com

A football player normally sits in the far right chair in the front row of coach Rich Lane's classroom at Steilacoom High School. Except that seat was empty for ...



Wrestling: Wolves welcome competition in All-Comers tourney  Sequim Gazette

One final warm-up before the season's true tests begin.



UW lineman Kaleb McGary: 'I'm finally starting to see speckles of light, man'  The Seattle Times

UW offensive lineman Kaleb McGary has had to overcome plenty in his life. He's endured three heart procedures while trying to fulfill a can't-miss football ...



Puyallup Teen 2000th Graduate of Washington Youth Academy  southsoundtalk.com

Michael Perez of Puyallup graduated from the Washington Youth Academy in Bremerton after struggling in high school and redefining himself through hard ...



Saint Martin's University Pavilion: 36,000 Square Feet of History  ThurstonTalk

Saint Martin's University celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Pavilion with Homecoming activities February 23 - 25, 2018.



Huskies' Kaleb McGary looks like the choice at right tackle  Peninsula Daily News

SEATTLE — Chris Petersen was honest with Kaleb McGary. When the Washington Huskies coach was recruiting the former Fife High School star, he made it ...



College Football Countdown: The Best Player for Each Jersey Number in 2018  HERO Sports

Who is the best No. 99 in college football? And Nos. 98, 97, 96, all the way down to No. 1?



On a high note: Clark College Jazz Festival wraps up  The Columbian

Brassy sounds bounced off the walls of a packed Gaiser Hall around noontime Saturday during the 52nd annual Clark College Jazz Festival.



Herman Dillon Sr., longtime Puyallup tribal leader, dies at 82  The Seattle Times

Herman Dillon Sr., a longtime Puyallup tribal council chairman, died today after a lengthy illness, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians announced this afternoon. He was ...



Hot Rods 4 Hearts Car Show Raises Money for Heart Health  southsoundtalk.com

For Scott Britz, organizer of the annual Hot Rods 4 Hearts Car Show, there are few things that give him the thrill of a finely tuned machine. This gear-head loves ...



Life Saving Equipment Donated To Department In Memory Of A Former Volunteer Firefighter  Voice of the Valley

April 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., Mountain View Fire & Rescue: Media is welcome to visit Mountain View Fire & Rescue to learn more about the generous gifts that ...



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