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Auburn Riverside’s Colby Tong is SPSL 3A Singles Player of the Year | Prep boys tennis

Auburn Riverside freshman Colby Tong was honored as the South Puget Sound League 3A Singles Player of the Year for his undefeated regular season and stellar play in the postseason. After sweeping through the competition in the SPSL 3A regular season and snagging first in the league tournament, Tong qualified for the Washington State 3A Boys Tennis Championships – which will be May 29-30 at the Tri City Court Club and Kamiakin High School in Kennewick – with a third-place finish at the district tourney.

Auburn Mountainview’s Christian Rotter named Athlete of the Year | Prep cross country

The South Puget Sound League 3A honored Auburn Mountainview junior Christian Rotter as the boys cross country Athlete of the Year this past week. This year is the second consecutive year Rotter – who won the league and district titles and placed 26th at the state meet – has won the award.

Rachel Givens celebrated for gift of life to others

Laura Givens never stops grieving the loss of her daughter. It's been more than a year since a hit-and-run driver's car struck and killed 23-year-old Rachel Givens as she crossed the East Valley Highway in Sumner.

Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby Club seeks players

The Rainier Plateau Junior Rugby club is seeking both female and male players for its upcoming spring rugby session. According to club spokesperson Andy Ramsay, the club looks to fill rosters on all of its boys and girls squads.

Paulson catches on with San Diego Chargers practice squad

The dream is still alive for David Paulson. Ten weeks after being cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers – the team that drafted him with the 240th pick in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft – the Renton-born tight end, who played at Auburn Riverside High and the University of Oregon, signed with the San Diego Charger practice squad

Auburn Riverside captures state 3A title | Prep volleyball

Top-ranked Auburn Riverside capped a dream season on Saturday, sweeping No. 3 Capital to secure the volleyball program's first state 3A title.

Lions reflect on solid season, look forward to ’15 | Prep football

Auburn Mountainview’s football season ended last Saturday with a 41-22 first-round state Class 3A playoff loss to Shadle Park in Spokane.

Auburn Mountainview falls to Shadle Park 41-22 in state 3A playoffs | Prep football

Auburn Mountainview's season ended Saturday with a 41-22 first-round state Class 3A playoff loss to Shadle Park in Spokane.

Auburn Mountainview defeats Kentridge 14-6 to advance at state tourney | Prep boys water polo

East Division champion Auburn Mountainview cruised past rival Kentridge 14-6 Friday in a loser-out contest at the Washington State Boys Water Polo Championships at Curtis High School in University Place.

Auburn Riverside still in the hunt for 3A title | Prep volleyball

The Auburn Riverside girls volleyball team advanced at the state 3A volleyball tournament Friday at Saint Martin's University and Timberline High School in Lacey.

Auburn Mountainview snatches program’s first postseason win, 45-22 over Glacier Peak | Prep football

After trailing 9-7 in the first quarter, Auburn Mountainview scored 31 straight points to roar past Glacier Peak 45-22 in a 3A quad-district playoff, the football program's first postseason win.

Auburn’s first recreational marijuana shop, The Stash Box, readies to open

Without any inventory in the store, its nose is mostly woody. Still, James Blankenship beams, pointing to the wooden floors, and the massive slab of glossy wood that will serve as the front counter for The Stash Box, Auburn's first recreational marijuana retail shop.

Auburn Riverside soars into postseason play | Prep girls soccer

This season the Raven girls soccer team has been downright stingy. Through 16 games Auburn Riverside has given up just five goals total and never more than one goal in any one game.

City officials, youth give input on Auburn’s planned teen/community center

Architects the City has hired to begin work on the proposed $9 million teen center at Les Gove Park got a little insight Tuesday afternoon into the vision Auburn's elected officials and local youth have for it.

Young gets another shot at NFL, signs with Jets’ practice squad

All Chris Young wanted coming out of college was a chance to prove he was capable of playing at the next level.

Four dead, two injured in accident on Auburn Way South

Alcohol and speed may have been factors in a one-vehicle accident that killed four people and critically injured two early Saturday morning in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South, Auburn Police reported.

State auditor gives Algona a clean bill of health

Washington State Auditor Troy Kelly last week released the findings of audits performed on the City of Algona's government.

Auburn Riverside moves six players on to district 3A meet | Prep boys tennis

Bruce Diehl has had good teams before. In his 20 years as the boys tennis coach at Auburn Riverside, Diehl has coached state runner-ups – the Ravens were second in the state tourney three years straight, from 2001-2003.

Auburn Mountainview outlasts Auburn 17-13 | Prep football

Bitner Wilson's 1-yard touchdown with 31 seconds on the clock lifted No. 10 Auburn Mountainview to a 17-13 win over crosstown rival Auburn on Friday night at Auburn Memorial Stadium.

Auburn Riverside still searching for first win after 42-0 loss to No. 6 Peninsula | Prep football

Auburn Riverside fell to 0-8 on the season, 0-6 in the South Puget Sound League 3A, on Thursday with a 42-0 loss to No. 6 ranked Peninsula at Auburn Memorial Stadium.