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Tacoma home for big weekend

It's a fact of life in Triple-A baseball that problems at the Major League level trickle down to the farm teams. That's exactly what’s happened recently as the Mariners’ pile of pitching injuries (four of the five men slated to have begun the year in Seattle’s rotation missed their most recent start due to injury) has led to an influx of new faces in the Rainiers’ pitching staff. Gone to Seattle (for now) are Christian Bergman, Dillon Overton, Chase de Jong and Jean Machi. In their stead, Andrew Moore, Rob Whalen, Michael Rivera and others have joined the cast of characters for the boys of Cheney. At times it feels the only constant in the Rainiers’ pitching staff has been pitching coach Lance Painter. Despite the fluidity of the faces that comprise it, the results have remained consistently strong, as the Rainiers have held… Read Full Story

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Fife seniors sign letters of intent

Now that school is almost out for summer and seniors are graduating, student athletes at Fife High School have signed their letters of intent to various colleges to play their chosen sport. Pictured here are from left: Brittany Pringle, soccer, Green River Community College; Jonah Matthews, track, Eastern Washington University; Tyler Knutsen, baseball, Olympic Community College; Lauren Spencer, fastpitch, Southwest Oregon University; TyReese Lucero, football, Pacific Lutheran University; Mack Smith, soccer, St. Martin’s University; Daniel Peugh, baseball, Grays Harbor Community College; Kiana Dorris, swimming, California State University;… Read Full Story

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Trojans celebrate Homecoming with win over FP

Homecoming is one of the great fall traditions at high schools and universities. Alumni are invited back to campus and encouraged to interact with their old school, just not in that creepy “Dazed and Confused”, Matthew McConaughey way of interacting. On October 9, Fife High School had their homecoming football game, hosting the Franklin Pierce Cardinals. Fife is also celebrating their 100th year of existence, and the celebration this night included fireworks. The two teams added their own fireworks in a game that saw 80 points scored in a… Read Full Story

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Fife seniors sign letters of intent

Now that school is almost out for summer and seniors are graduating, student athletes at Fife High School have signed their letters of intent to various colleges to play their chosen sport. Pictured here are from left: Brittany Pringle, soccer, Green River Community College; Jonah Matthews, track,…

FIFE TROJANS FALL 2014 SPORTS SCHEDULES
Justin Gimse

FIFE FOOTBALL Sept. 6 - @ Shadle Park 1:00 p.m. Sept. 12 – Evergreen 7:00 p.m. Sept. 19 – White River 7:00 p.m. Sept. 26 – Steilacoom 7:00 p.m. Oct. 03 - @ Washington 7:00 p.m. Oct. 10 - @ Franklin Pierce 7:00 p.m. Oct. 17 – Orting 7:00 p.m. Oct. 24 – River Ridge 7:00 p.m. Oct. 31 - @ Clover…

Custom mouthguards protect student athletes

Custom-made mouthguards are widely accepted as an important component of protecting student athletes from orofacial injuries, and new research suggests they may also reduce the incidence of traumatic brain injuries (TBI)/concussions. The research, published by the Academy of General Dentistry in the…

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