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Young Knights racking up the victories | Boys soccer

By David Pan | Apr 04, 2019 Edmonds Beacon
King’s Ray Li boots the ball during a game against Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) last season.
The King’s boys soccer team is finding success with a young lineup.
With only two seniors on the roster, the Knights currently are tied for first place in the North Sound Conference with South Whidbey. Both teams have 3-0 league records heading into...

Track is looking to continue the tradition

King's boys track team has won the state title in 3 of the last 4 seasons. That makes 9 total titles which is the most of any team in King's history.

Most of those contributors are gone but present group of athletes are capable of continuing the tradition of success.

Seniors Anthony Hart (distance), Pierce Papke (hurdles and relays), Michael Bickness (discus), Alex Grimm (pole vault), Sam Arnott...

Opening their home and hearts

Jim and Wendy Shapiro of Edmonds have fostered 24 kids in the last 15 years
By David Pan | Mar 28, 2019 Edmonds Beacon
As foster parents, Jim and Wendy Shapiro have taken care of 24 children in the last 15 years. The Shapiros later adopted one of those children, Kai, 8, who came to them when he was a baby.
The numbers were startling to hear.
Jim and Wendy Shapiro were listening to a sermon by their...

All Conference Basketball Teams Announced

BOYS BASKETBALL
North Sound Conference
Player of the Year
Kody Newman, sr., South Whidbey
First Team
Ben Haider, sr., Granite Falls
Nate Kleppe, sr., King’s
Elyon Zevenbergen, sr., King’s
Luke Allen, jr., Cedar Park Christian
Tyler Linhardt, fr., King’s
Second Team
Hunter Reeves, sr., King’s
Levi Buck, jr., South Whidbey
Carson Wrightson, jr., South Whidbey
Ryan Baker, so.,...

Knights take third at state tournament | Boys basketball

King’s scores huge upset over Lynden Christian in the quarterfinals
By David Pan - Edmonds Beacon | Mar 07, 2019
King’s Tyler Linhardt was a first-team, all-tournament selection, the only freshman to earn those honors. Linhardt helped lead the Knights to a third-place finish at the 1A state tournament.
In a span of just over 24 hours, the King’s boys basketball team experienced...

King’s boys, girls head to state regionals | Basketball

The King’s girls basketball team is headed back to the 1A state tournament in the Yakima Valley SunDome, while the boys team is looking to secure a trip to Yakima.
Claire Gallagher scored 17 points and Mia Flor added 13 points to lead the Knights to a 58-39 victory over Seattle Academy in a winner-to-state regionals/loser-out game Friday, Feb. 15, at Seattle Academy High School. A day...

Knights start off new year with impressive wins | Basketball

King’s hoops teams are both undefeated in North Sound Conference play
By David Pan | Jan 10, 2019 Edmonds Beacon
King’s Jada Wynn attempts a shot while being guarded by Coupeville’s Lindsey Roberts and Hannah Davidson Friday, Jan. 4, at King’s High School.
The King’s boys and girls basketball teams haven’t skipped a beat.
After playing well in a pair of holiday...

King’s captures Knight Time Classic championship | Girls basketball

Jan 03, 2019 Edmonds Beacon
The King’s girls basketball team claimed the Knight Time Classic championship over the holidays in Ontario, California.
The Knights defeated Whittier Christian 39-38 in the title game Saturday. Dec. 29.
Sophomore Claire Gallagher was named the tournament MVP and teammates Mia Flor and Jada Wynn were selected to the all-tournament team. King’s Jayden Kirton...

King’s loses momentum in fourth quarter, falls to Lynden | Girls basketball

By David Pan | Dec 20, 2018 Edmonds Beacon
King’s appeared to have seized the momentum.
Trailing Lynden 40-30 at the end of the third quarter, the Knights scored five unanswered points to cut the deficit to five points less than a minute into the final period.
But Lynden responded with an 8-0 run to extend its lead to 13 points and then went on to defeat King’s 58-45 in a nonconference...

King’s talented senior class embraces high expectations | Boys basketball

By David Pan | Dec 06, 2018  Edmonds Beacon
King’s senior Hunter Reeves is guarded by two Glacier Peak defenders during a nonconference game Friday, Nov. 30, at Glacier Peak High School.
King’s did not win its season opener against Glacier Peak, but the Knights definitely proved they are a team to watch this season.

On the road against a 4A school that advanced to the state...

Returning talent boosts Knights | Girls basketball

Nov 29, 2018 Edmonds Beacon Article
Senior Dominique Kirton wants to lead King’s back to state tournament.
King’s is ready to make some noise in the postseason.

Despite having four freshmen in the starting lineup, the Knights came up just a basket short of securing a berth to the 1A state girls basketball tournament last season.

The 52-51 loss to Nooksack Valley at the district...

King’s Naomi Smith runs away with state title | Cross country

Junior standout captures Knights’ first individual girls crown since 2007, leads team to a second-place finish at 1A meet
By David Pan | Nov 08, 2018 Edmonds Beacon
King’s Naomi Smith finished first at the 1A state girls cross country championships Saturday, Nov. 3, at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco.
King’s Naomi Smith likes to go out hard and lead the pack.

But those plans...

King’s loses in state semifinals, rebounds to take third place | Volleyball

Knights led by seniors Kirton and McCutchen
By David Pan | Nov 15, 2018  Edmonds Beacon
Bart Foley King’s took third place at the 1A state volleyball championships. The Knights lost 3-2 to Charles Wright in the semifinals but then rebounded to defeat Granger 3-0 Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Yakima Valley SunDome.
King’s should eventually feel a little better about its third place...

North Sound League Volleyball All Conference 2018

Player-School-Year-Position
MVP
Dominque Kirton-Kings-12-OH
First Team
Noelle Alberda-Kings-10-MB
Emma Leggett-South Whidbey-12-OH
Ava Mason-Kings-11-S
Baily McCutchen-Kings-12-OH
Kaya Nelson-Cedar Park Chr.-10-L
Emma Smith-Coupeville-12-MB
Maya Toomey-Smith-Coupeville-11-OH
Second Team
Emma Hodson-South Whidbey-10-MB
Chloe Johnson-South Whidbey-12-S
Irena Korolenko-Cedar Park Chr.-11-OH
Abigail...

2018 North Sound Conference All-League Football Teams

Coach of the Year - Mark Hodson, South Whidbey
GRADE-SCHOOL
OFFENSE MVP
Zach Wilkins-11th-Cedar Park Christian
1st Team QB
Casey Needham-11th-King's
2nd Team QB
Kody Newman-12th-South Whidbey
1st Team RB's
Sean Toomey-Stout-11th-Coupeville
Clay O'Brien-12th-South Whidbey
2nd Team RB's
Seth Harris-12th-Granite Falls
Josiah Seirs-12th-King's
Aidan Fleming-11th-Sultan
1st Team WR's
Johnny Petrus-10th-Cedar Park...

2018 ALL CONFERENCE SOCCER TEAM

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

CALI WRIGHT - KING'S

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

EMMA CULBERSON - KING'S

1ST TEAM ALL CONFERENCE
FORWARDS
Athlete-#-Grade-School
Allison Papritz-16-11-South Whidbey
Abby Perrigoue-12-10-CPC
Domonique Gadbois-9-11-Granite Falls
MIDFIELDERS
Athlete-#-Grade-School
Hayley Devine-3-11-CPC
Faith Kindle-7-12-Sultan
Lindsey Roberts-18-12-CVHS
Mallory Drye-4-11-SW
Sarah...

Naomi Smith Wins King's 8th Individual Title, Girls Team Places 2nd

Girls state cross country: King’s Naomi Smith stays out front this time, wins state title

Originally published November 3, 2018 at 8:17 pm  | Seattle Times

King’s Naomi Smith runs toward the finish line during the girls Class 1A state cross-country championships Saturday at Willows Golf Course in Pasco. (Evan Abell / Yakima Herald-Repubic)

The junior took over the lead in the...

King’s Smith wins districts | Cross country

By David R Pan | Nov 01, 2018  Edmonds Beacon

King’s Naomi Smith has won the North Sound Conference and 1A District girls cross country titles. 

King’s Naomi Smith is on a roll.

 

The junior standout followed up her victory in the North Sound meet with a first place finish in the 1A District girls cross country championships Saturday, Oct. 27, at South Whidbey High...

2018 Cross Country All Conference Teams

2018 1st Team All-Cascade

Isaac Cortes - Granite Falls

Callahan Yale - South Whidbey

Michael Cepowski - South Whidbey

Nick LeBar - King's

Anthony Hart - King's

Thomas Simms - South Whidbey

Trent Mortensen - Cedar Park Chr

BOYS COACH OF THE YEAR - DOUG FULTON SOUTH WHIDBEY

   

2018 2nd Team All-Cascade

Pierce Papke - King's

Hiroto Nasu - King's

Hadley Putnam - Cedar Park Christian

Ai...

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