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Seattle pays tribute to the Ultimate Mariner

It's not every day that a baseball fan gets to witness one of their heroes receive the honor of having their number retired forever by one their own favorite teams. A sold-out Safeco Field on Saturday, Aug. 12, served as the backdrop for this rare occasion, and spirits were high as a kite throughout the stands. Folks around the Pacific Northwest have been calling early Seattle Mariners' star Alvin Davis "Mr. Mariner" for decades now. As they introduced Davis, along with several other Mariners legends, to honor Edgar Martinez, it hit me that Martinez was actually more worthy of that honorable nickname than any other Mariner before or since he hung up his spikes in 2004.

Since "Mr. Mariner" is taken, and cemented in local history, a more fitting nickname hit me as the sold out Safeco Field crowd chanted the familiar, drawn-out call… 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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