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Auburn Riverside coach Marcus Yzaguirre instructs his team during their 34-7 loss to Federal Way in a North Puget Sound League Valley Division opener at Federal Way Memorial Stadium on Sept. 27, 2019. The Eagles went on take the division title later in the season. OLIVIA SULLIVAN, Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way hires Auburn Riverside’s Yzaguirre as head coach

‘Coach Izzy’ returns to familiar school, community where he coached for 6 seasons

Auburn Riverside coach Marcus Yzaguirre instructs his team during their 34-7 loss to Federal Way in a North Puget Sound League Valley Division opener at Federal Way Memorial Stadium on Sept. 27, 2019. The Eagles went on take the division title later in the season. OLIVIA SULLIVAN, Federal Way Mirror
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski pushes the puck up the ice with the Winterhawks’ Jaydon Dureau in pursuit. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds’ comeback comes up just short against Winterhawks

Gottfried, Bruggen-Cate, Williams score in 6-3 loss to Portland

  • Mar 1, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski pushes the puck up the ice with the Winterhawks’ Jaydon Dureau in pursuit. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Trojans’ 4A state regional playoff game moved to Shorewood High School

Trojans’ 4A state regional playoff game moved to Shorewood High School

Student contracts coronavirus virus at Jackson High, original site of game

  • Feb 29, 2020
Trojans’ 4A state regional playoff game moved to Shorewood High School
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Pacific Raceways turns 60, releases schedule

33rd NHRA NW Nationals anchors busy 2020 slate

  • Feb 28, 2020
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Reporter honors Trojans’ Hester, Wilson for their top performances

Reporter honors Trojans’ Hester, Wilson for their top performances

Auburn High School’s Darrell Hester, basketball, is the Auburn Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week. Q: What is your favorite subject in school? A: Physics.… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020
Reporter honors Trojans’ Hester, Wilson for their top performances
Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports

Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports

Fundraising began in 2009 at ShoWare Center hockey games

  • Feb 27, 2020
Thunderbirds Foundation breaks $1 million mark for donations to youth sports
Four Ravens grace 4A all-state team

Four Ravens grace 4A all-state team

Shell, Gutierrez, Saarenas and Wate make WSSCA’s 16-member first-team lineup

  • Feb 26, 2020
Four Ravens grace 4A all-state team
Federal Way denies Auburn, grabs district’s No. 5 seed to regional playoffs

Federal Way denies Auburn, grabs district’s No. 5 seed to regional playoffs

Eagles erupt in fourth quarter for 60-49 win; season series split 2-2

Federal Way denies Auburn, grabs district’s No. 5 seed to regional playoffs
Ravens’ Pedro, others come away with performances worthy of the podium

Ravens’ Pedro, others come away with performances worthy of the podium

Auburn Riverside grabs a pair of thirds; Auburn Mountainview’s Walker reaches semifinals, winds up 6th | PHOTOS

Ravens’ Pedro, others come away with performances worthy of the podium
The Thunderbirds’ Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice as the Cougars’ Majid Kaddoura defends during WHL play Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Cougars skate past Thunderbirds in overtime

Davidson scores in 2-1 loss to Prince George

  • Feb 24, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Mekai Sanders maneuvers the puck up the ice as the Cougars’ Majid Kaddoura defends during WHL play Sunday at the accesso ShoWare Center. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
The Thunderbirds’ Brendan Williamson, left, celebrates his first career WHL goal with Luke Bateman on Saturday night. Williamson’s goal proved to be the game winner against rival Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Thunderbirds strike back, zap Winterhawks

Williamson’s first WHL goal with 3:39 left in game powers 3-2 win

  • Feb 23, 2020
The Thunderbirds’ Brendan Williamson, left, celebrates his first career WHL goal with Luke Bateman on Saturday night. Williamson’s goal proved to be the game winner against rival Portland. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Lone Lion reaches the state wrestling meet

Lone Lion reaches the state wrestling meet

Auburn Mountanview’s Walker, 6 Ravens and 4 Trojans survive regional mat mayhem to advance

Lone Lion reaches the state wrestling meet
Auburn turns back Olympia to advance in district playoffs

Auburn turns back Olympia to advance in district playoffs

Trojans to face Federal Way on Friday for the No. 5 seed to regional tournament

  • Feb 19, 2020
Auburn turns back Olympia to advance in district playoffs
Kukuca’s hat trick power Thunderbirds past Warriors

Kukuca’s hat trick power Thunderbirds past Warriors

Roulette, Patterson also score in 5-2 win over Moose Jaw

  • Feb 19, 2020
Kukuca’s hat trick power Thunderbirds past Warriors
Auburn recovers, overwhelms South Kitsap to clinch regional playoff berth

Auburn recovers, overwhelms South Kitsap to clinch regional playoff berth

Watson pours in 29 points; Trojans dominate the floor

Auburn recovers, overwhelms South Kitsap to clinch regional playoff berth
Thunderbirds defenseman Tyrel Bauer pursues a flying puck during WHL play Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds

Giants skate past Thunderbirds, sweep home-and-home meetings

Rempe, Roulette score in 3-2 loss to Vancouver

  • Feb 17, 2020
Thunderbirds defenseman Tyrel Bauer pursues a flying puck during WHL play Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO, Brian Liesse, T-Birds
Sumner stops streaking Auburn in district playoffs

Sumner stops streaking Auburn in district playoffs

Loss sends Trojans into winner-to-state, loser-out game against South Kitsap in WCD play

  • Feb 17, 2020
Sumner stops streaking Auburn in district playoffs
Ravens’ Forward commits to Huskies as walkon

Ravens’ Forward commits to Huskies as walkon

Senior running back, safety turns down offers from several schools

  • Feb 16, 2020
Ravens’ Forward commits to Huskies as walkon
Trojans deny Lancers, advance to quarterfinals

Trojans deny Lancers, advance to quarterfinals

Watson scores 18 points; Blassingame returns to lineup

  • Feb 13, 2020
Trojans deny Lancers, advance to quarterfinals
Auburn Riverside’s Adam, Yadwinsky earn honors

Auburn Riverside’s Adam, Yadwinsky earn honors

Auburn Riverside High School’s Andrew Adam, diving, is the Auburn Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week. Q: What is your favorite subject in school? A:… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2020
Auburn Riverside’s Adam, Yadwinsky earn honors