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He told her she was a loser. Now, this Fife High senior is a Presidential Scholar  Tacoma News Tribune

Fife High School's Christina Masnyy was named as a U.S. Presidential Scholar by U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos this week. The annual award goes ...



Touching moments, lasting lessons from Fife High School’s 70th class reunion  Q13 News Seattle

FIFE, Wash. -- This is a time of year when many students graduate and go off in different directions. It's also a busy time for class reunions, when decades later, ...



Fife has what it takes late, downs 2A SPSL rival Franklin Pierce in state opening round  Tacoma News Tribune

The Fife High School Trojans continue to own the fourth quarter — and advance in the Class 2A boys basketball playoffs. On Wednesday, the late-game ...



Trailing by 14 in the fourth quarter, Fife needed an improbable rally. Here’s how the they did it  Tacoma News Tribune

Trailing by 14 with less than eight minutes to go, Fife rallied for an improbable 51-45 victory over Olympic in a state regionals loser-out game Saturday afternoon ...



Fife's Malachi Afework breaks down 2A opening round win over Franklin Pierce  Tacoma News Tribune

No. 9 Fife High School topped No. 8 Franklin Pierce, 52-43, in a Class 2A state tournament opening-round game on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 in the Yakima ...



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 ...



Fife coach Kent Nevin, OL/DL Soli Paleso'o preview 2018 season  The News Tribune

Fife High School coach Kent Nevin, OL/DL Soli Paleso'o preview the upcoming football season on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 at Fife High School.



Fife Police seek public’s help to solve murder of 17-year-old Federal Way student  Q13 News Seattle

FIFE -- Detectives say 17-year-old Cameron Wilson was shot and killed in Fife on Monday, May 13th. The Todd Beamer High School student as seen by friends ...



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.



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 ...



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

O'Dea has the shortest trip (32 miles), while Newport has the longest (340 miles). TNT breaks down all 12 teams competing in an interactive map.



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 ...



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 ...



The astounding story of how UW lineman Kaleb McGary got from farm to Fife to the NFL combine  Tacoma News Tribune

Washington Huskies' offensive tackle Kaleb McGary appreciates his spot at the NFL combine perhaps more than any of the other 335 players invited to be in ...



SHELLEY L. TRIAL (HALL)  Kent Reporter

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Shelley Trial (Hall), loving wife and mother passed away peacefully at the age of 56. She was welcomed into Heaven in the loving ...



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, ...



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 QB Gannon Ginnis recaps win over White River  The News Tribune

Fife High School topped White River, 35-17, on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 in Fife for the 2A SPSL Mountain title.



Fife RB Malakai Samuelu recaps win over Franklin Pierce  The News Tribune

Fife High School RB Malakai Samuelu recaps the Trojans' 42-27 win over Franklin Pierce on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 in Tacoma.



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's Malachi Afework breaks down thrilling Class 2A state regionals win over Olympic  Tacoma News Tribune

Fife High School rallied to beat Olympic, 51-45, in a Class 2A state regionals loser-out game on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Puyallup, Wash.



One dead after minivan, semi collide in Fife  Q13 News Seattle

One person died and another was injured after a van collided with a semi in Fife early Tuesday morning.



Smith hired as Kent School District athletic director  Kent Reporter

Brian Smith will replace Dave Lutes as the Kent School District's director of athletics and activities. The hiring of Smith was announced by Superintendent Calvin ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 Police go on Santa Run to bring toys to kids  Q13 News Seattle

FIFE, Wash. -- The annual Santa Run in Fife is back on thanks to the help of a local tribe. Every year, the Fife Police Department hands out toys and candy to ...



So where are they going to put all those new Sound Transit light rail stations?  The News Tribune

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? A: There are preliminary plans ...



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.



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.



Fife teen becomes first in school history with perfect ACT score  KOMO News

A Fife High School senior is stirring up attention from colleges in nearly every state especially after his perfect ACT exam score.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



He’s valedictorian of his high school class. The salutatorian? His identical twin.  Q13 News Seattle

It is an achievement the boys said they have dreamed of since they were in elementary school.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘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 ...



15-year-old stabbed in neck at Fife middle school  Q13 News Seattle

A 15-year-old from Columbia Junior High School was booked with assault Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a fellow student in the neck during a fight.



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 ...



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

Matt Sinnes has left Fife High School to become the next boys basketball coach at Auburn Mountainview. Sinnes was the 2014-15 2A SPSL coach of the year in ...



High school senior graduates at hospital bedside of dying mother  Q13 News Seattle

ASHEBORO, N.C. -- Mayerline Obando's mother, Carla Perez, didn't know if she'd live long enough to witness her daughter graduate high school. So Asheboro ...



Kids with school lunch debt could end up in foster care, district says  Q13 News Seattle

A Pennsylvania school district sent letters to parents threatening that their children could end up in foster care if the students' lunch tabs aren't paid.



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, ...



Thief steals 70-pound bronze bell from South Sound elementary school  Q13 News Seattle

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Police are on the hunt for the person who stole an invaluable piece of history from a place that's supposed to be safe for kids. Earlier this ...



Read with a Princess  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 ...



BS Mark: Search on for man accused of stabbing co-worker in the throat in Fife  Q13 News Seattle

FIFE, Wash. -- An argument that started after a cook at a Teriyaki restaurant in a strip mall in Fife asked a dishwasher to sharpen a kitchen knife ended in a ...



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), ...



Washington high school bans students from bringing backpacks, purses to school  Q13 FOX

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. -- Granger High School announced Tuesday that it will no longer allow students to bring backpacks, purses or other school bags "that ...



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.



Parkland therapy dogs have their own special yearbook page  Q13 News Seattle

This year's edition of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School yearbook features some very good boys and girls. Among the photos of students and staff are ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Local teachers get help providing brand-new school supplies to low-income students  Q13 FOX

FIFE, WA -- It's a room filled with school supplies- everything you can think of, from pens and pencils, to books and notebooks. Everything is brand new; more ...



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

Tacoma teacher Lin Riggio engages soon-to-be kindergarteners in a summer prep program called JumpStart. Kids meet teachers, make new friends and learn ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week: Madison Egan  Q13 FOX

Madison Egan, a junior at Rogers High School, is the week one winner of the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week program. She was selected based on ...



Shazam! How to be your best superhero  Q13 News Seattle

Yes, the latest superhero opus at your local multiplex is basically a rehash of the Tom Hanks movie, "Big." But it's been 30 years since that hit film, and there is ...



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 ...



Couple shares secrets to 70 year marriage, surrounded by family  Q13 FOX

TACOMA -- Harry and Kitty Wright just celebrated 70 years of marriage, surrounded by family and friends. That family includes their ten kids; twenty-five ...



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 ...



Missouri high school principal charged with raping student  Q13 FOX

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A local high school principal was arrested Wednesday and is accused of rape, KCTV reported. Winnetonka High School principal Matt ...



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

Right about the time he started working on his wood-fired pizza restaurant, Ian Galbraith started a dough experiment. He combined flour and water and let it sit ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Woof: Meet the Washington Huskies' 2018 recruiting class  Seattle PI

A note to Washington's Pac-12 foes: Be afraid. Be very afraid. Chris Petersen came to UW with a reputation for developing second-tier prospects into first-rate ...



Using pop songs to teach kids math  Q13 FOX

By Zaina Adamu ATLANTA (CNNMoney) -- A math class with pianos? It may sound unusual, but Marcus Blackwell Jr. thinks it's the perfect way to teach students ...



Yale offers free ‘happiness’ class online  Q13 News Seattle

Click here for updates on this story NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -- What makes people happy? There's no single answer. However, for those looking to find the ...



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?



Returning military dad surprises daughter in class  Q13 FOX

STEILACOOM, Wash. -- A young girl at Cherrydale Elementary School in Steilacoom got a very special surprise Friday – her military father, who she hadn't seen ...



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